Focus: In Unit 7, students continue to learn the advanced code, focusing on spelling alternatives for vowel sounds. In addition, students learn about the use of conjunctions and commas, as well as and noun-verb agreement in sentences. Students practice the writing process by planning, drafting, and editing an informative/explanatory text. The decodable Student Reader for Unit 7 is Kay and Martez. Students are administered a cumulative End-of-Year assessment, the results of which can be shared with second grade teachers via the End-of-Year Summary sheet included in the Student Workbook.
Number of Lessons: 21
Lesson Time: 60 minutes each. Each lesson may be divided into shorter segments.
Additional Search Terms: reading and writing • decoding • phonics • grammar • listening and speaking