Digital Lessons: Supporting Reasons – RI.2.8 – Google Slides & Seesaw


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Digital Lessons: Supporting Reasons

⭐These Digital Lessons in Google Slides contain five mini lessons focused on 2nd grade supporting reasons skills cover an entire week of instruction and activities. Teachers can use this as a presentation for their mini lessons in school or virtually. This resource can also be used as self-guided lessons for virtual learning.


⭐In this interactive resource, students work on supporting reasoning skills in nonfiction texts through a combination of anchor charts, embedded instructional videos, skill focused activities & questions, and integrated mentor text read alouds. Students can use the included Recommended Book List to access additional read aloud stories to continue to practice these important skills.


⭐This resource is aligned with RI.2.8. If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching supporting reasoning in nonfiction skills.



✏️Google Slides Format – Google Slides format makes this resource flexible for any classroom or distance learning need. Easily downloads to PowerPoint format.


✏️Integrated Mentor Texts – Contains YouTube links to popular mentor texts. This resource can be used alongside the featured mentor text, any of the texts in the Recommended Book List, or a book of the teacher’s choice.


✏️Embedded Video Lessons – Embedded skill focused video lessons engage students through audio-visual presentation and make learning fun.


✏️Skill Focused Activities – Questions and activities are skill focused to allow students to master each unique reading skill and strategy.


What’s Included?

  • How to Use This Resource Guide
  • Daily Teacher Instructions
  • Interactive Anchor Charts
  • Interactive Activities
  • Skill Focused Video Lesson
  • Supporting Reasons Reading Exercises
  • Supporting Reasons in Nonfiction Review
  • Recommended Book List

*Answer Key Included


Featured Mentor Texts:

“The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto” by Natalie Standiford via YouTube

“Tuesday Tucks Me In” by Bret Witter and Luis Carlos Montalvan via YouTube

“Mae Among the Stars” by Roda Ahmed via YouTube


Copyright & Terms of Use

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Skill Pack: Supporting Reasons in Nonfiction 2nd Grade

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