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Grade 2 story patterns from previous reading

experiences to construct and confirm

GLO 1 Explore thoughts, ideas, feelings and meaning
use knowledge of the organizational
1.1 Discover and Explore structures of print and stories, such as
contribute relevant ideas and book covers, titles, pictures and typical
information from personal experiences beginnings, to construct and confirm
to group language activities meaning
talk about how new ideas and use knowledge of oral language to
information have changed previous predict words when reading stories and
understanding poems
express or represent ideas and feelings apply a variety of strategies, such as
resulting from activities or experiences asking questions, making predictions,
with oral, print and other media texts recognizing relationships among story
use a variety of forms of oral, print and elements and drawing conclusions
other media texts to organize and give identify the main idea or topic and
meaning to experiences, ideas and supporting details of simple narrative
information and expository texts
explain why particular oral, print or identify by sight an increasing number
other media texts are personal of high frequency words and familiar
favourites words from favourite books
recognize and talk about developing read aloud with fluency, accuracy and
abilities as readers, writers and expression
illustrators figure out, predict and monitor the
1.2 Clarify and Extend meaning of unfamiliar words to make
connect own ideas and experiences sense of reading, using cues such as
with those shared by others pictures, context, phonics, grammatical
record ideas and information in ways awareness and background knowledge
that make sense preview book covers and titles; look for
find more information about new ideas familiar words, phrases and story
and topics patterns to assist with constructing and
confirming meaning
GLO 2 Comprehend and respond personally and use predictable phrases and sentence
critically to oral, print and other media texts patterns, and attend to capital letters,
periods, question marks and
2.1 Use strategies and cues
exclamation marks to read accurately,
use knowledge of how oral and written fluently and with comprehension during
language is used in a variety of contexts oral and silent reading
to construct and confirm meaning apply phonic rules and generalizations
connect personal experiences and to read unfamiliar words in context
knowledge of words, sentences and
apply knowledge of long and short discuss, represent or write about
vowel sounds to read unfamiliar words interesting or important aspects of oral,
in context print and other media texts
use knowledge of word parts, express thoughts or feelings related to
contractions and compound words to the events and characters in oral, print
read unfamiliar words in context and other media texts
associate sounds with some vowel identify and use words and sentences
combinations, consonant blends and that have particular emotional effects
digraphs, and letter clusters to read identify words in oral, print and other
unfamiliar words in context media texts that create clear pictures or
put words in alphabetical order by first impressions of sounds and sights
2.3 Understand forms, elements and techniques
use pictionaries and personal word
books to confirm the spellings or locate recognize that ideas and information
the meanings of unfamiliar words in can be expressed in a variety of oral,
oral, print and other media texts print and other media texts
2.2 Respond to texts identify and explain the use of various
communication technologies
engage in a variety of shared and identify main characters, places and
independent listening, reading and events in a variety of oral, print and
viewing experiences, using oral, print other media texts
and other media texts from a variety of identify how pictures, illustrations and
cultural traditions and genres, such as special fonts relate to and enhance
legends, video programs, puppet plays, print and other media texts
songs, riddles and informational texts demonstrate interest in the sounds of
identify favourite kinds of oral, print words and word combinations in
and other media texts pattern books, poems, songs, and oral
model own oral, print and other media and visual presentations
texts on familiar forms
respond to mood established in a 2.4 Create original text
variety of oral, print and other media use own and respond to others ideas to
texts create oral, print and other media texts
connect situations portrayed in oral, add descriptive words to elaborate on
print and other media texts to personal ideas and create particular effects in
and classroom experiences oral, print and other media texts
retell the events portrayed in oral, print create narratives that have beginnings,
and other media texts in sequence middles and ends; settings; and main
suggest alternative endings for oral, characters that perform actions
print and other media texts use traditional story beginnings,
patterns and stock characters in own
oral, print and other media texts
record key facts and ideas in own
words; identify titles and authors of
GLO 3 Manage ideas and information
3.1 Plan and focus examine gathered information to
decide what information to share or
relate personal knowledge to ideas and omit
information in oral, print and other
media texts 3.4 Share and review
ask questions to determine the main
share, with familiar audiences, ideas
idea of oral, print and other media texts
and information on topics
ask questions to focus on particular
clarify information by responding to
aspects of topics for own investigations
recall and follow directions for
answer questions, such as What did I
accessing and gathering ideas and
do that worked well? to reflect on
research experiences
3.2 Select and process

find information on a topic, using a GLO 4 Enhance the clarity and artistry of
variety of sources, such as simple
chapter books, multimedia resources,
computers and elders in the community 4.1 Enhance and improve
use text features, such as table of
contents, key words, captions and hot identify features that make own or
links, to access information peers oral, print or other media texts
interesting or appealing
use given categories and specific
questions to find information in oral, revise words and sentences to improve
sequence or add missing information
print and other media texts
use the library organizational system to check for capital letters, punctuation at
locate information the end of sentences and errors in
recognize when information answers
the questions asked print legibly and efficiently, forming
letters of consistent size and shape, and
3.3 Organize, record and evaluate spacing words appropriately
use margins and spacing appropriately
categorize related ideas and
explore and use the keyboard to
information, using a variety of
compose and revise text
strategies, such as finding significant
develop categories of words associated
details and sequencing events in logical
with experiences and topics of interest
use knowledge of word patterns, word
produce oral, print and other media
combinations and parts of words to
texts with introductions, middles and
learn new words
choose words, language patterns, 4.3 Present and share
illustrations or sounds to create a
variety of effects in oral, print and other present ideas and information by
media texts combining illustrations and written
4.2 Attend to conventions clarify ideas and information presented
in own oral, print and other media
write complete sentences, using capital texts, by responding to questions and
letters and periods comments
use connecting words to join related speak in a clear voice, with appropriate
ideas in a sentence volume, at an understandable pace and
identify nouns and verbs, and use in with expression
own writing ask relevant questions to clarify
identify adjectives and adverbs that add understanding and to have information
interest and detail to stories explained
use phonic knowledge and skills and show enjoyment and appreciation
visual memory to spell words of more during listening and viewing activities
than one syllable, high frequency
irregular words and regular plurals in
own writing
GLO 5 Respect, support and collaborate with
use phonic knowledge and skills and
visual memory to attempt spelling of
unfamiliar words in own writing 5.1 Respect others and strengthen community
use the conventional spelling of
common words necessary for the discuss the experiences and traditions
efficient communication of ideas in of various communities portrayed in
writing oral, print and other media texts
use capital letters for proper nouns and ask for and provide clarification and
at the beginning of sentences in own elaboration of stories and ideas
writing discuss similarities and differences in
use periods and question marks, settings, characters and events in oral,
appropriately, as end punctuation in print and other media texts from
own writing various communities
use commas after greetings and participate in shared language
closures in friendly letters and to experiences to acknowledge and
separate words in a series in own celebrate individual and class
writing accomplishments
identify commas and apostrophes when adjust own language use according to
reading, and use them to assist the context, purpose and audience
5.2 Work within a group

work in a variety of partnerships and

group structures
identify ways that class members can
help each other
contribute relevant information and
questions to extend group
understanding of topics and tasks
stay on topic during class and group
recognize own and others
contributions to group process