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Learning Language Arts Through Literature Grade 2

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  1. Learning Language Arts Through Literature Red Book Pack, Grade 2
    Learning Language Arts Through Literature Red Book Pack, Grade 2
    Susan S. Simpson
    Common Sense Press / 1998 / Trade Paperback
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    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 16 Reviews
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Build language arts skills through the wonders of "living" literature! Keep skills within the context of literature, giving children a better understanding of how these concepts actually work, and reinforcing their correct usage. Designed for second-grade students, this program package includes the student activity book, the teacher's guide, and six student readers. Organized around the readers, the teacher's guide features step-by-step instructions for each day, an end-unit assessment, teacher notes, and answers to the student book in the margins. The student book (non-reproducible) contains the exercises, copywork, enrichment & independent work, additional literature passages, and hands-on activities designed to complement the lessons given in the teacher's guide.

Books Needed for this Curriculum:

  • A Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry / ISBN: 9780064431477
  • Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik / ISBN: 9780064440042
  • The Fire Cat by Esther Averill / ISBN: 9780064440387
  • The Bravest Dog Ever by Natalie Standiford / ISBN: 9780394896953
  • Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall / ISBN: 9780140504415
  • Corduroy by Don Freeman / ISBN: 9780140501735
  • Little Island by Golden MacDonald / ISBN: 9780400408307
  • Billy and Blaze by C.W. Anderson / ISBN: 9780689716089
  • Harry, the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion / ISBN: 9780064430098
  • Abraham Lincoln by the D'Aulaires

    Note:For a printable list of what books are needed for this curriculum, please see the "More Information" (PDF) link above.

    Please see the Scope & Sequence (PDF) link above for the elements covered in the 2nd grade text for the primary subject headings of grammar, punctuation, spelling, writing, and thinking skills.

    1. Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Grade 2, Red Teacher
      Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Grade 2, Red Teacher
      Susan S. Simpson, Debbie Strayer
      Common Sense Press / 1977 / Trade Paperback
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    This teacher's guide is the heart of the Learning Language Arts Through Literature 2nd Grade program, and must be used with the required readers available in the LLATL Red Kit, Grade 2. Organized around the readers, the teacher's guide features step-by-step instructions for each day, an end-unit assessment, teacher notes, and answers to the student book in the margins. 230 pages, softcover.

    1. Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Grade 2, Activity Red
      Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Grade 2, Activity Red
      Susan S. Simpson, Debbie Strayer
      Common Sense Press / 1998 / Trade Paperback
      $21.49 Retail: $27.00 Save 20% ($5.51)
      5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
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    This Learning Language Arts Through Literature (LLATL) Activity book contains student instructions to allow for independent work, enrichment exercises, copywork, word puzzles, analogies, logic activities, additional literature passages, and hands-on exclusive activities. All answers are found in the sold-separately LLATL Grade 2 (Red) Teacher's Book, which this book must be used with, alongside the student readers, which are found in the full kit. 376 pages, softcover.

    Required Books

    1. A Tree is Nice
      A Tree is Nice
      Janice May Udry
      HarperCollins / Trade Paperback
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    Trees are beautiful. They fill up the sky. If you have a tree, you can climb up its trunk, roll in its leaves, or hang a swing from one of its limbs. Cows and babies can nap in the shade of a tree. Birds can make nests in the branches. A tree is good to have around. A tree is nice. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. The 1957 Caldecott Medal winner.

    1. Little Bear, An I Can Read Book, Softcover
      Little Bear, An I Can Read Book, Softcover
      Else Holmelund Minarik
      HarperCollins / 1978 / Trade Paperback
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      5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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    Meet Little Bear, a friend to millions of children. And meet Mother Bear, who is there whenever Little Bear needs her. When it is cold and snowy outside, she finds just the right outfit for Little Bear to play in. When he goes to the moon, she has a hot lunch waiting for him on his return. At night she helps him get to sleep. And, of course, she never forgets his birthday. Recommended for ages 4 to 6.

    1. The Fire Cat
      The Fire Cat
      Esther Averill
      HarperCollins / Trade Paperback
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    Living at Hook & Ladder Co. 7 is hard work. But when Pickles is adopted by the people at the firehouse, this little cat makes big plans: to be the best fire cat ever. Preschool to Grade 1 reading level.

    1. The Bravest Dog Ever
      The Bravest Dog Ever
      Natalie Standiford
      Random House / Trade Paperback
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    It is one of the worst storms ever--the snow has not stopped for days and it is 30 degrees below zero. But somehow Balto must get through. He is the lead dog of his sled team. And he is carrying medicine to sick children miles away in Nome, Alaska. He is their only hope. Can Balto find his way through the terrible storm? Find out in this exciting true story! Recommended for ages 6 to 9, grades 1 to 3.

    1. Ox-Cart Man
      Ox-Cart Man
      Donald Hall
      Puffin / Trade Paperback
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    Life on the farm from year to year. The farmer packs the ox cart with all the goods that were grown, and made by his family to be sold at the market. He kisses his family good-bye and takes the full ox cart to market to sell all his goods, only to begin the process all over again for the next year. Recommended for ages 3 to 8. The 1980 Caldecott Medal winner.

    1. Corduroy
      Corduroy
      Don Freeman
      Puffin / Trade Paperback
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    Corduroy is in for a Big adventure! Corduroy has been on the department store shelf for a long time. As soon as Lisa sees him, she knows he's the bear she's always wanted - even though he's a little shopworn. Corduroy knows that with a bit of work, he can tidy himself up - so it's off through the store in search of a new button! Recommended for ages 3 to 8.

    1. Billy and Blaze: A Boy and His Horse
      Billy and Blaze: A Boy and His Horse
      C.W. Anderson
      Aladdin / 1992 / Trade Paperback
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    Billy was a little boy who loved horses more than anything else in the world. Imagine how happy he was when he got his very own pony for his birthday! From that day on, Billy was seldom seen without his new friend, Blaze. Riding through fields and woods, Billy and Blaze learned to trust and understand one another and to jump over fences and fallen trees with ease. They were a great team, but were they good enough to win the gleaming silver cup at the Maon Horse Show? Recommended for ages 4 to 8.

    1. Harry the Dirty Dog
      Harry the Dirty Dog
      Gene Zion
      HarperCollins / Trade Paperback
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    Harry is a little white dog with black spots who loves everything...except baths. So one day before bath time, Harry runs away. He plays outside all day long, and soon he is so dirty he has changed into a black dog with white spots. Now Harry is really in trouble. Even his own family doesn't recognize him.

    1. Abraham Lincoln
      Abraham Lincoln
      Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
      Beautiful Feet Books / Trade Paperback
      $13.89 Retail: $17.95 Save 23% ($4.06)
      5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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    From everyone's favorite authors-the d'Aulaires- this celebration of Abraham Lincoln's life is here just in time for the year of his 200th birthday. Recreated with the vivid colors originally intended, this edition was published from the original 1940 printing. Exemplifying Lincoln as the archetypal American hero, this biography follows Honest Abe from his youth in the wilderness of Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois, to his days practicing law, running for office, and eventually becoming president of the United States. Softcover.

    1. The Little Island
      The Little Island
      Golden MacDonald
      Dragonfly Books / Trade Paperback
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