While the seasons are changing, the school year remains in full swing! So we’ve got resources to help your kids grasp as well as reflect on the main topic and key details and differentiated reading logs. Our roundup also brings you a unit on communities, a social studies interactive notebook, a dinosaur STEM project, long vowels, and (of course!) terrific turkeys and sight words timed just right for the holidays!


Main Topic and Key Details Cut and Paste by Meghan Snable
Main Topic and Key Details Cut and Paste by Meghan Snable

This resource is great for teaching students about the main topic and key details within informational text. The students will learn interesting information about animals while identifying the main topic and key details in a variety of engaging text.”  

 
Thanksgiving Turkey Draw and Write Freebie by Meghan Snable
Thanksgiving Turkey Draw and Write Freebie by Meghan Snable

 

This Thanksgiving Turkey Draw and Write is a perfect activity for the month of November. This resource allows students to practice following step-by-step directions, writing skills, drawing skills, and fine motor skills in a fun and engaging way.” It’s Free!

Communities (Social Studies) - Units 1-6 Mega Bundle - Grade 2 by Just Add Glitter
Communities (Social Studies) – Units 1-6 Mega Bundle – Grade 2 by Just Add Glitter

This is what I use in my classroom for social studies during the entire year! It covers communities, government, economics, maps, citizenship, and so much more with engaging visuals and activities.”

 

Social Studies Interactive Notebooks - Grade 2 FREEBIE  by Just Add Glitter
Social Studies Interactive Notebooks – Grade 2 FREEBIE by Just Add Glitter
 

 

Interactive notebooks for social studies allow students to be hands on and retain concepts that they are presented in ways they might not get to otherwise. Whenever students can get hands on with their learning, retaining that information becomes just a little easier for them.” It’s Free!

Differentiated Reading Logs for the Whole Year by A is for Apples
Differentiated Reading Logs for the Whole Year by A is for Apples
 

These differentiated reading logs are the perfect way to hold students and parents accountable for reading at home while also making it fun! Students color in a picture every time they read a book, and you can choose from over 20 recording pages to meet the needs of all your learners!”

 
Holiday Sentences {Read-Trace-Write-Glue} by A is for Apples
Holiday Sentences {Read-Trace-Write-Glue} by A is for Apples

 

These no prep, print and go sentences are perfect for morning work, homework, or reading stations. Read-Trace-Write-Glue sentences allow students to build their fine motor and handwriting skills while reading sight word sentences!” It’s Free!

 
Reflection Pamphlets for Every Subject by Easy Teaching Tools
Reflection Pamphlets for Every Subject by Easy Teaching Tools

“During important lessons and topics, it’s essential to reflect on learning. These pamphlets are general enough to adapt to any lesson.”

 
Long Vowels (Pamphlets FREE) by Easy Teaching Tools
Long Vowels (Pamphlets FREE) by Easy Teaching Tools

Are you looking for an easy way to supplement your phonics program while saving paper at the same time? This resources has 5 different pamphlets for you. Perfect for whole group, small group, and homework!” It’s Free!

 
Dinosaur STEM Cross Curricular Unit with QR Codes by One Room Schoolhouse
Dinosaur STEM Cross Curricular Unit with QR Codes by One Room Schoolhouse

 

This is a cross-curriculuar, hands-on unit for science involving research, STEM, and writing.” 

No Prep Writing Curriculum (2 week trial) by One Room Schoolhouse

This lesson makes writing sentences concrete for students who struggle with the writing process. Step-by-step directions are included for the teacher.” It’s Free!