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2nd Grade Reading Assessments

Digital Reading Comprehension: THE BUNDLE

Writing All Year

Beyond the Text All Year

Beyond the Text ALL YEAR

HI, I'M LEIGH

Hey there, I’m Leigh! I’m an elementary school teacher with over 12  years of classroom experience, most of that being in 2nd grade! The Applicious Teacher is all about creating hands-on and engaging lessons that align with the standards while still having time for your life. This is your place for ideas, tips, and resources for the REAL teacher!

WRITING ALL YEAR

Do your students cheer when it comes to writing time? They should be! Writing All Year is designed to help you plan and implement engaging, standard’s-aligned writing projects in your 2nd through 4th grade classroom week after week. Classroom-friendly and low prep, you and your students will love these expository, persuasive, and narrative writing projects! Three cheers for writing!

BEYOND THE TEXT UNITS

Imagine leaving school on a Friday afternoon knowing that your reading and writing lesson plans are filled with fun and engaging lessons that build deep and meaningful comprehension. Now imagine that all you had to do was hit print. No this isn’t a dream, Beyond the Text Units are designed to bring deep and meaningful reading comprehension to your 2nd and 3rd-grade classroom with minimal prep. Each Beyond the Text unit centers around a carefully selected book and includes everything you need to teach multiple standards in reading and writing for the week.

READING COMPREHENSION ASSESSMENTS

Reading Comprehension Assessments at your fingertips! These best-selling reading tests are the perfect way for you to check reading comprehension acquisition quickly and easily! Assessments are available in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-grade levels! All assessments include answer keys and a reference chart for you to easily find the topics, levels, and standards of each assessment. Also available in digital form!

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