ELA.2.C.5.2

Use digital tools to produce and publish writing individually or with peers and with support from adults.
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 2
Strand: Communication
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
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, 2023 and beyond (current))
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 (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
ELA.2.C.5.AP.2: Identify and use digital tools to produce and publish writing individually or with peers and with support from adults.

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Lesson Plans

National Treasures Scratch:

Students will collaborate with peers while constructing a Scratch presentation that identifies one U.S. symbol and four facts about the symbol in this integrated lesson.

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U.S. Symbols: White House Scratch Coding:

This lesson is Part 2 in a 2-part Integrated Civics Unit. Students will use their expository writing from U.S. Symbols: The White House Part 1 to plan, write, and publish a Scratch coding program.  With support from the teacher and peers, students will use at least one sprite, a background, narrations, and animations to explain why the White House is a symbol that represents the United States. 

 

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Coding with Everglades National Park Animals:

Students will create a program in scratch that sorts animals common to the Everglades National Park according to their main habitat in this integrated lesson plan.  They will use the provided Venn Diagram backgound template and choose at least 4 previously-researched Everglades National Park animals to use as sprites. Students will then code the sprites to ‘move’ to the appropriate section of the Venn Diagram (water, land, both).

 

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United States Symbols: U.S. Capitol Scratch Coding:

This lesson is Part 2 in a 2-part Integrated Civics Unit. Students will use their expository writing from United States Symbols: The U.S. Capitol Part 1 to plan, write, and publish a Scratch coding program.  With support from the teacher and peers, students will use one sprite, images, narration, and backdrops to explain why the U.S. Capitol is a symbol that represents the United States. 

 

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Patriotic Holidays, Part 3:

Students will create a final expository writing piece describing the history and importance of a patriotic holiday. In this lesson, students will publish their writing piece using word processing software for printing and binding as part of a classroom text.

 

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Questions of Character, Setting, and Plot:

Students will read texts including characters that face a challenge or major event and describe the characters, setting, plot, and how they responded to the challenge. With a partner, students will read a book about other brave characters and create six comprehension questions that they will type on a computer. These questions will be presented to another partnership who will read the book and answer their classmates’ questions.

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Practicing Fluency with Shel Silverstein:

Your students will be delighted to become immersed into the world of Shel Silverstein’s masterful poems. As students practice fluency and oral presentation, they will also learn how to identify various rhyme schemes and record their favorite poem.

Type: Lesson Plan

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