Pasadena Plus Instructional Focus

Grade 2 Reading Skills

First Nine Weeks

Reading Focus Internet Resources Edmark Printed Materials/Teacher Resources
Setting Settings
 
  Practice Book: (2-1) p. 13-14
Reading Target Tests: TAAS Test Prep p. 32-33
Characterization Characters Make a Story Practice Book: (2-1) p. 30-31
Reading Target Tests: TAAS Test Prep p. 42-43
Sequencing Tui Time   Practice Book: (2-1) p. 47-48
Reading Target Tests: TAAS Test Prep p. 28-29 and 30-31

Second Nine Weeks

Reading Focus Internet Resources Edmark Printed Materials/Teacher Resources
Graphic Sources     Practice Book: (2-1) p. 83-84
Reading Target Tests: District Prepared Target Test
Predicting Outcomes     Practice Book: (2-1) p. 110-111
Reading Target Tests: TAAS Test Prep p. 40-41
Facts and Details     Practice Book: (2-1) p. 130-131
Reading Target Tests: TAAS Test Prep p. 26-27

Third Nine Weeks

Reading Focus Internet Resources Edmark Printed Materials/Teacher Resources
Context Clues (Word Order/Syntax)
  • My Pet (Edmark)

 

Compare/Contrast
Prefixes—un, re  
  • Practice Book: (2-2) p. 59
  • Prefixes tested in 4th nine weeks with suffixes
Inference/Draw Conclusions    
Summarization  
  • Practice Book: (2-2) p. 66-68
  • Reading Target Tests: TAAS Test Prep p. 36-37

Fourth Nine Weeks

Reading Focus Internet Resources Edmark Printed Materials/Teacher Resources
Main Idea Main Idea   Practice Book: (2-2) p. 87-88
Reading Target Tests: TAAS Test Prep p. 34-35
Cause and Effect     Practice Book: (2-2) p. 96-97
Reading Target Tests: TAAS Test Prep p. 38-39

Suffixes ful, ly, ness

    Practice Book: (2-2) p. 114-115
Reading Target Tests: TAAS Test Prep p. 20-21 (tests prefixes and suffixes)