ELA.2.R.2.2

Identify the central idea and relevant details in a text.
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 2
Strand: Reading
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Date of Last Rating: 02/20
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5010020: Basic Skills in Reading-K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
5010030: Functional Basic Skills in Communications-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
5010043: Language Arts - Grade Two (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
7710013: Access Language Arts - Grade 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
5011020: Library Skills/Information Literacy Grade 2 (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
5010024: Basic Skills in Reading 3-5 (Specifically in versions: 2021 and beyond)
5010102: Introduction to Debate Grade 2 (Specifically in versions: 2020 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
5010013: English for Speakers of Other Languages Grade 2 (Specifically in versions: 2021 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
ELA.2.R.2.AP.2: Identify the central idea and relevant details in a text.

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Lesson Plans

Choosing a Host City for the Olympic Games:

In this model eliciting activity, students are asked to help the International Olympic Committee rank prospective host cities for upcoming Summer Olympic Games. Students are provided with data about a list of applicant cities and then must rank the cities and write a proposal to the IOC explaining their rankings. At the end of the MEA, the students will write an opinion piece for the International Olympic Committee that tells their final decision about which city should be the next host of the Summer Olympic Games.

Type: Lesson Plan

Thomas Jefferson Biography:

In this lesson plan, students listen to a book about Thomas Jefferson and identify relevant details related to important events in his life.  This is part one of a four-part Civics and Coding integrated series.

Type: Lesson Plan

Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Just the Facts:

In this activity, students will identify the topic and details in text using a graphic organizer.

Type: Student Center Activity

STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

Choosing a Host City for the Olympic Games:

In this model eliciting activity, students are asked to help the International Olympic Committee rank prospective host cities for upcoming Summer Olympic Games. Students are provided with data about a list of applicant cities and then must rank the cities and write a proposal to the IOC explaining their rankings. At the end of the MEA, the students will write an opinion piece for the International Olympic Committee that tells their final decision about which city should be the next host of the Summer Olympic Games.

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