Grade 2 ELA: Analyzing Similarities and Differences Between Insects and Spiders Using Two Informational Texts
This English Language Arts Common Core video features second grade students from Park Avenue School located in Westbury, NY. This lesson demonstrates Standard RI.2.9: Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic and SL.2.1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. Rebecca Skibiel is teaching this dual language classroom where students read an informational text and determine similarities and differences between insects and spiders. The video features various scaffolds for English Language Learners when reading a complex text.