Grade 2

Ms. Caruana

Ms. Dudas

Lesson 1 - Read the passage and answer the questions

Dear Parents,

We are your child's ENL teachers. We are attaching some work for your child to do as well as some websites for them to go on. Please do one worksheet a day.

Students can write the answers on paper. We can check their work if you take a photo of their answers, and email it to us at JCaruana3@schools.nyc.gov or teach.hdudas@gmail.com .

Best,

Ms. Caruana and Ms. Dudas

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Lesson 2 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Lesson 3 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Lesson 4 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Lesson 5 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Lesson 6 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Lesson 7 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Lesson 8 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Lesson 9 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Lesson 10 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Lesson 11 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Lesson 12 - Read the passage and answer the questions

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Here are some websites that you can go on at home:

Lesson 13

Bobby's Home Run.pdf

National Parks

After you have completed your National Parks virtual tour, please answer the following questions:

  1. Which National Park is the best place to observe the starry night sky? Why?

  2. . Which National Park is a great place to study the underwater ecosystem?

  3. What three facts have you learned about the Kenai Fjord National Park?

  4. What three facts have you learned about the Hawaiian Islands / Volcanoes?

Do not forget to submit your answers! :)




Outer Space


After you have completed your Outer Space Virtual Tour, please answer the following questions: (You can find the answers in "The Sky is NOT the Limit!" video. The video is located in the middle of the virtual tour page.)

  1. When was the Johnson National Space Center established?

  2. Who created it?

  3. Why was it created?

  4. What is the Boeing Starliner designed to do?

  5. Why does the Starliner land on land and not on water?

  6. Why does the Starliner have a capsule shape?

Do not forget to submit your answers.


Rainforests

After you have watched the "Welcome to Borneo" video, please answer the following questions:

  1. Why are rainforests important?

  2. Where is Borneo?

  3. Name 5 animals that live in the Borneo Rainforests.

  4. Why do scientists use sound to study the rainforest?

  5. What is the temperature in the rainforest like?

  6. Why do people cut down the trees in the rainforest?

7. What does biodiversity mean? (Optional)


Welcome to the Arctic

After you have watched the "Life of a Baby Polar Bear" video, please answer the following questions:

  1. How long do mother polar bears stay with their cubs?

  2. What do polar bears do after they break out of their den at the end of winter?

  3. Why do polar bear cubs sleep snuggled up with their mothers?


New York


Please watch the attached video about New York State and New York City, and answer the following questions:

  1. What is the New York State bird?

  2. How often is a new baby born in New York City?

  3. Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to New York City?

  4. How many people live in New York State?


Under the Sea

Please watch the attached video called "Narwhals: The Unicorns of the Sea" twice, then answer the following questions:

  1. How is an elephant and a narwhal the same?

  2. How is an elephant's tusk different from a narwhal's tusk?

  3. What is special about a narwhal's tusk? Try to give at least three details.



Disney Story Time

Please watch the attached Toy Story Read Aloud video and answer the following questions:

  1. How did the toys feel when Bonny left the tent? Why?

  2. What are some of the things the toys did after Bonny left to eat dinner?




Lesson 14 - NON-FICTION

Please read the attached non-fiction text 3 times. Answer the questions that follow the text.

Next, watch the Youtube video called "What Is a Habitat?"

Share 2 new facts you have learned about animal habitats with a family member.

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Lesson 15 - NON-FICTION

Please read the attached non-fiction text 3 times. Answer the questions that follow the text.

Next, watch the Youtube video called "Five Needs of Animal Welfare".

Share 2 new facts you have learned about animal needs with a family member.


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Lesson 16 - NON-FICTION

Please read the attached non-fiction text 3 times. Circle special words and underline their meanings. Answer the questions that follow the text.

Next, watch the Youtube video called "All About Bears".

Share 2 new facts you have learned about bears with a family member.


Bears are Mammals.pdf



Lesson 17 - NON-FICTION

Please read the attached non-fiction text 3 times. Answer the questions that follow the text.

Next, watch the Youtube video called "Meet the Animals".

Share 2 new facts you have learned about wolves with a family member.

Dogs and Wolves.pdf


Lesson 18 - NON-FICTION

Please read the attached non-fiction text 3 times. Answer the questions that follow the text.

Next, watch the Youtube video called "Meet the Animals".

Share 2 new facts you have learned about deserts with a family member.

Where Do Animals Live.pdf


Lesson 19 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text twice. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about lions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice.

Writing:

1. Write down 3 facts you have learned from the text.

OR

2. After you have watched the video, add supporting sentences to the following heading: What Do Lions Eat?

Remember to include details and examples based on what you have learned from the video.





Lesson 20 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text twice. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about female lions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice.

Writing:

1. Write down 3 facts you have learned from the text.

OR

2. After you have watched the video, add supporting sentences to the following heading: What Is A Lion Pride?

Remember to include details and examples based on what you have learned from the video.





Lesson 21 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text twice. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about zebras.

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice.

Writing:

1. Write down 3 facts you have learned from the text.

OR

2. After you have watched the video, add supporting sentences to the following heading: Zebra Stripes

Remember to include details and examples based on what you have learned from the video.





Lesson 22 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text twice. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about zebras.

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice.

Writing:

1. Write down 3 facts you have learned from the text.

OR

2. After you have watched the video, add supporting sentences to the following heading: Why Do Zebras Hang out in Groups?

Remember to include details and examples based on what you have learned from the video.





Lesson 23 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text twice. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about giraffes.

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice.

Writing:

1. Write down 3 facts you have learned from the text.

OR

2. After you have watched the video, add supporting sentences to the following heading: How Do Giraffes Stay Safe?

Remember to include details and examples based on what you have learned from the video.





Lesson 24 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about giraffes. (Attachment 1)

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions. (Attachment 2)

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice to learn facts and information about giraffes. (Attachment 3)




Life as a Giraffe Questions



Lesson 25 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about African Buffalo. (Attachment 1)

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions. (Attachment 2)

Listening:

Watch the attached video to learn how to draw an African Buffalo. (Attachment 3)





Lesson 26 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about cheetahs. (Attachment 1)

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions. (Attachment 2)

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice to learn facts and information about cheetahs. (Attachment 3)




Lesson 27 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about crododiles. (Attachment 1)

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions. (Attachment 2)

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice to learn facts and information about crocodiles. (Attachment 3)




Lesson 28 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about elephants. (Attachment 1)

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions. (Attachment 2)

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice to learn facts and information about elephants. (Attachment 3)




Lesson 29 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about baby elephants. (Attachment 1)

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions. (Attachment 2)

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice to learn facts and information about elephants. (Attachment 3)




Lesson 30 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about hippopotamus. (Attachment 1)

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions. (Attachment 2)

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice to learn facts and information about hippopotamus. (Attachment 3)




Lesson 31 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about rhinoceros. (Attachment 1)

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions. (Attachment 2)

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice to learn facts and information about rhinoceros. (Attachment 3)


Lesson 32 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about warthogs. (Attachment 1)

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions. (Attachment 2)

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice to learn facts and information about warthogs. (Attachment 3)




Lesson 33 - NON-FICTION


Reading:

Please read the attached non-fiction text. Use all the non-fiction text features to learn information about wildebeests. (Attachment 1)

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions. (Attachment 2)

Listening:

Watch the attached video twice to learn facts and information about wildebeests. (Attachment 3)



Lesson 34 - Character Study


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video.

Speaking:

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. How did Sylvester feel when it stopped raining at the beginning of the story? Why did he feel that way? Remember to include details as you are explaining Sylvester's feelings.







Lesson 35 - Character Study


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video.

Speaking:

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. How did the lion feel when he saw Sylvester? Why did he feel that way? How did the lion feel when Sylvester disappeared? Why?




Lesson 36 - Character Study


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video.

Speaking:

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. How does the boy feel when a dragon moves into his sand castle? Why does he feel that way?




Lesson 37 - Character Study


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video.

Speaking:

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. How would you feel if a dragon moved into your sand castle? Why?




Lesson 38 - Character Study


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video.

Speaking:

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. How does Miss Merriweather feel when Mr. Mcbee tells her there's a lion in the library? Why does she feel that way?




Lesson 39 - Character Study


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video.

Speaking:

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. Retell the story by thinking about what happened at the beginning, middle and end of the story.



Lesson 40 - Character Study


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video.

Speaking:

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. Why did the bees decide to stop making honey? How did the bear feel about it?



Lesson 41 - Character Study


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video.

Speaking:

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. What lesson did the bear learn in the story?



Lesson 42 - Character Study


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached video.

Speaking:

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. What is Harry's problem when he returns home? How does he solve the problem?


Lesson 43 - Vocabulary Fun and Story Time


Add three words to each category. (Attachment #1)

Watch the video called "Harry the Dirty Dog". (Attachment #2)

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. Retell "Harry the Dirty Dog" by thinking about what happened at the beginning, middle and end of the story.




Lesson 44 - Vocabulary Fun and Story Time


Add two words to each category. (Attachment #1)

Watch the video called "Me and My Cat". (Attachment #2)

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. How did Nicholas feel when he turned into a cat? Why did he feel that way?




Lesson 45 - Vocabulary Fun and Story Time


Add three words to each category. (Attachment #1)

Watch the video called "Me and My Cat". (Attachment #2)

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. Retell "Me and My Cat" by thinking about what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.





Lesson 46 - Vocabulary Fun and Story Time


Add three words to each category. (Attachment #1)

Watch the video called "The Sun and the Wind". (Attachment #2)

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Lesson 47 - Vocabulary Fun and Story Time


Add three words to each category. (Attachment #1)

Watch the video called "The Sun and the Wind". (Attachment #2)

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. Retell "The Sun and the Wind " by thinking about what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.




Lesson 48 - Vocabulary Fun and Story Time

Add three words to each category. (Attachment #1)

Watch the video called "No More Noisy Nights". (Attachment #2)

Tell a family member about the story that you watched. Retell "No More Noisy Nights" by thinking about the characters, setting, problem, and solution.





Lesson 49 - Vocabulary Fun and Story Time

Add three words to each category. (Attachment #1)

Watch the video called "No More Noisy Nights". (Attachment #2)

Tell a family member about your favorite part in "No More Noisy Nights".



Lesson 50 - Vocabulary Fun and Story Time

Add three words to each category. (Attachment #1)

Watch the video called "Clark the Shark". (Attachment #2)

Retell the "Clark the Shark" to a family member by thinking about the characters, setting, problem, and solution.



Lesson 51 - Vocabulary Fun and Story Time

Add three words to each category. (Attachment #1)

Watch the video called "Clark the Shark". (Attachment #2)

Retell your favorite part in "Clark the Shark" to a family member.



Lesson 52 - Vocabulary Fun and Story Time

Add three words to each category. (Attachment #1)

Watch the video called "The Kissing Hand". (Attachment #2)

Retell the your favorite part in "The Kissing Hand".



Lesson 53 - Reading Comprehension and Some Art Fun


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached YouTube video. Follow the directions and draw a pie.

Speaking:

Retell "Mrs. Little's Cake" to a family member by thinking about what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.



Lesson 54 - Reading Comprehension and Some Art Fun


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached YouTube video. Follow the directions and draw a rainbow trout.

Speaking:

Retell "Adopt a Pet" to a family member by thinking about what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.



Lesson 55 - Reading Comprehension and Some Art Fun


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached YouTube video. Follow the directions and draw a groundhog.

Speaking:

Retell "Gus the Groundhog" to a family member by thinking about what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.




Lesson 56 - Reading Comprehension and Some Art Fun


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached YouTube video. Follow the directions and draw a snowy owl.

Speaking:

Retell "Paper Surprise" to a family member by thinking about what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.






Lesson 57 - Reading Comprehension and Some Art Fun


Reading:

Please read the attached text.

Writing:

Read the text again and answer the questions.

Listening:

Watch the attached YouTube video. Follow the directions and draw a husky.

Speaking:

Retell "Spot's Surprise" to a family member by thinking about what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.






SUMMER READING ACTIVITIES




WE HOPE YOU LOVE READING!

BELOW YOU CAN FIND SOME FUN READING ACTIVITIES. PICK AN ACTIVITY A DAY. ONCE IT IS COMPLETED, PICK ANOTHER ONE THE NEXT DAY.

IF YOU HAVE A CHANCE TO PRINT OUT THE BINGO SHEET, YOU CAN CROSS OUT THE ACTIVITY ONCE IT IS COMPLETED.


ENJOY!

Reading Bingo.pdf



SUMMER WRITING ACTIVITIES





KEEP YOUR WRITING SKILLS SHARP BY WRITING EVERY DAY.

THE SUMMER WRITING CALENDAR BELOW GIVES YOU DAILY WRITING IDEAS.