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    Grade 2 Inquiry Unit

    Animals in Our Lives — How would our lives be different without animals?

    Big Ideas
    • empathy
    • responsibility
    • acceptance
    • interconnectedness
    Curriculum Connections
    • science (life systems)
    • character development (citizenship)

    A reading of the text can foster curiosity, engage students in the topic, and activate background knowledge of animals in their lives and in other people's lives, along with the importance of animals.


    Cover of Stay Read Aloud – Stay

    Non-fiction: Retell
    Stay is a true story of a circus juggler and acrobat who has to learn to perform differently after an accident. He combines his love of the circus with his love of dogs and creates a wonderful new act with 10 canine companions.

    Partner-Shared Reading Text

    These shared reading texts develop and expand students thinking about how animals make a significant difference to many people's lives.

    Cover of Helper Animals Helper Animals
    Non-fiction: Description – Photo Essay
    • digital version on CD
    • 6 small book versions

    Helper Animals is a photo essay about the jobs that some animals perform in helping people.


    Pet Parade Pet Parade
    Fiction: Descriptive Poetry
    • 1 Big Book
    • 6 small book versions

    A collection of 7 poems that reflect the relationship between animals and people. Although most are common pet-owner relationships, some are a bit unusual.

    Cover of Animals in Our Lives Audio CD Audio CD
    Fluent readings of both partnered-shared texts for those student who would benefit from additional readings.


    Cover of Animals in Our Lives Teaching Guide Teaching Guide — print and online

    Includes support for launching the inquiry and using the Read Aloud and Explore! Magazine to activate and build knowledge, and extending the inquiry with Researcher's Workshop provides options for independent reading, further whole class inquiry, and student-led inquiries.
    Inquiry tools include BLMs, inquiry organizers, folders, RAN charts and mini-lesson for choosing a good question, investigating my question, analyzing and interpreting my findings, and sharing and reflecting on learning.
    Assessment tools include rubrics and checklists for collaborative skills, oral language, and student self-assessment of inquiry groups.

    Grade 2 Inquiry Tools Guide Grade 2 Inquiry Tools Guide

    Supports teachers for all stages of the inquiry process with mini-lessons and assessment.
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He combines his love of the circus with his love of dogs and creates a wonderful new act with 10 canine companions.<br clear='all' /> <hr color='#aaa' size='1'> <p class='text-headings' style='margin-bottom: 10px;'>Partner-Shared Reading Text</p> <p style='clear: both;'>These shared reading texts develop and expand students thinking about how animals make a significant difference to many people's lives.</p> <img src='https://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/lpey-2016-images/helper-animals.png' style='float: left; margin-right: 10px;' alt='Cover of Helper Animals' /> <span style='font-style: italic; font-weight: bold; color: #5d1b6a;'>Helper Animals</span><br /> Non-fiction: Description &ndash; Photo Essay<br /> <ul style='margin-left: 165px; margin-top: 0px;'> <li>digital version on CD</li> <li>6 small book versions</li> </ul> <p style='margin-left: 135px;'><i>Helper Animals</i> is a photo essay about the jobs that some animals perform in helping people.</p> <br clear='all' /> <img src='https://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/lpey-2016-images/pet-parade.png' style='float: left; margin-right: 10px;' alt='Pet Parade' /> <span style='font-style: italic; font-weight: bold; color: #5d1b6a;'>Pet Parade</span><br /> Fiction: Descriptive Poetry<br /> <ul style='margin-left: 165px; margin-top: 0px;'> <li>1 Big Book</li> <li>6 small book versions</li> </ul> <p style='margin-left: 135px;'>A collection of 7 poems that reflect the relationship between animals and people. Although most are common pet-owner relationships, some are a bit unusual.</p> <p style='margin-top: 30px; margin-bottom: 40px;'> <img src='https://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/lpey-2016-images/animals-in-our-lives-cd.png' style='float: left; margin-right: 10px;' alt='Cover of Animals in Our Lives Audio CD' /> <b>Audio CD</b><br /> Fluent readings of both partnered-shared texts for those student who would benefit from additional readings.</p> <hr color='#aaa' size='1'> <p class='text-headings' style='margin-bottom: 0px;'> <img src='https://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/lpey-2016-images/animals-in-our-lives-tg.png' style='float: right; margin-left: 10px;' alt='Cover of Animals in Our Lives Teaching Guide' /> Teaching Guide &mdash; print and online</p>Includes support for launching the inquiry and using the Read Aloud and Explore! Magazine to activate and build knowledge, and extending the inquiry with Researcher's Workshop provides options for independent reading, further whole class inquiry, and student-led inquiries.<br /><b>Inquiry tools</b> include BLMs, inquiry organizers, folders, RAN charts and mini-lesson for choosing a good question, investigating my question, analyzing and interpreting my findings, and sharing and reflecting on learning. <br /><b>Assessment tools</b> include rubrics and checklists for collaborative skills, oral language, and student self-assessment of inquiry groups.<hr color='#aaa' size='1'> <p class='text-headings' style='margin-bottom: 0px;'> <img src='https://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/lpey-2016-images/gr2-inquiry-tools.png' style='float: left; margin-right: 10px;' alt='Grade 2 Inquiry Tools Guide' /> Grade 2 Inquiry Tools Guide</p> Supports teachers for all stages of the inquiry process with mini-lessons and assessment.<br clear='all' /></div>
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