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1 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words 1 2 nd Grade – Unit 2 Reading Units of Study Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Tricky Words and to Understand Their Books.

2 2 Readers figure out tricky words by reading through the whole word… Beginning, Middle, and End. 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day 1 1. Stop at a tricky word. 2.Look at beginning of word… slide through the beginning, middle, and end. 3.Say word and ask, Does it sound right and does it make sense in this sentence?

3 3 There was an enormous alligator in the lake. enormous e nor mous There was a tremendous waterslide. tremendous The word looked unfamiliar. unfamiliar 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 1

4 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day 2 4 Readers figure out tricky words by reading through words part by part. 1. Stop at a tricky word. 2. Look at the parts of the word- chunk by chunk. 3. Read through parts. 4. Reread and ask, Does this word make sense in this sentence or part?

5 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day 3 5 *Readers figure out tricky words by trying different pronunciations: different sounds for the letters. 1. Stop at a tricky word. 2. Try a pronunciation. 3.Think and ask, Does this pronunciation sound right and make sense. 4. If not, try again!

6 6 Readers figure out tricky words by trying different pronunciations. I want to grow flowers. Flowers fl /oo/ er s (as in boo) Flowers fl /o/ w er s (short o as in octopus) Flowers fl /o/ w er s (long o as in octopus) Flowers fl /ou/ er s (as in ouch) 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 3

7 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day7 Readers figure out tricky words by using ALL they know. 1.Stop when you come to a tricky word. 2.Think- What strategies can I use to figure out this word? 3. Try it and reread the sentence. 4.Ask, Does this word make sense in this sentence or part of the text?

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9 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day 5 9 Readers know if what they are reading is accurate by asking themselves, Does it make sense? 1. Read a section of chunk of text. 2.Stop and think, Does it make sense? or… Did I get or understand what I just read? 3. If not, read again.

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11 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 6 11 Readers fix places that dont make sense by using all they know. 1.Stop when you get to a place that does not make sense. 2.Think about the meaning of the text. 3.Use all of the strategies you know to fix it so it makes sense.

12 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day 12 Tricky Word Strategies Read through the word part-by-part… fl ow er Say the sound at the beginning of a word… ch ip Look at the picture to find out what matches… person

13 13 Tricky Word Strategies Read through the whole word.. fl u tt er Use what you know about other words… when whenever Use different strategies from more than one word to figure out a large word… education ed – as in bed cation – as in vacation Use your brain… think Suddenly, Something is about to happen… It would make sense to use the word suddenly. 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day

14 14 Readers visualize what is going on in their books by using all of the clues (illustrations, chapter titles, pictures) the book gives them. 1.Read a section of text. 2. Look for clues to help you make a picture. 3. Close your eyes and make a picture of what is going on in the book. The dog with the glasses was drooling. 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 11

15 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day 7 15 Readers build their vocabulary and become word collectors by looking for unusual words and phrases. 1.Read and notice when you come to an unusual word or phrase. 2.Mark it with a post-it. 3. Write it in your reading or writing notebook to use later. 4. Carry the word with you to other books. Become a Word Wizard!

16 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day 8 16 *Readers figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words by rereading tricky words and phrases aloud. 1. Stop at an unfamiliar word or phrase. 2. Reread word or phrase aloud. 3. Ask yourself, Does that sound right and… make sense?

17 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 9 17 Readers figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words by reading ahead and using the context. 1. Notice an unfamiliar word. 2. Read on to the end of the sentence. 3.Think about the meaning of the words. 4.Using that think, What could the unfamiliar word be? Suddenly, the bear turned at looked straight into the girls eyes.

18 18 Readers figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words by replacing unfamiliar vocabulary with synonyms. 1. Notice an unfamiliar word. 2. Think about the text meaning. 3. Try to replace it with a synonym. 4.Ask, Does this make sense? The diamond was glimmering in the sunlight. glimmering shiny 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 10

19 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 1219 Readers visualize what is going on in their books by making pictures in their minds as they read (characters, actions, and setting). 1.Take the authors words and imagine the part in real life. 2.Ask, What is the character saying, doing, and feeling? 3.Close your eyes and make a picture!

20 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day Partners come prepared to talk with each other by choosing a book ahead of time and thinking about what they want to say. 1. Think about the books you are reading. 2. Choose a book you would like to share with your partner and think about what you want to say about it. 3. Share with your partner.

21 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day Readers check to make sure they are getting the story by retelling it to themselves at different points as they read. 1. Read a section of text. 2. Stop! Check yourself by retelling that part. 3. Ask, Did you understand that part? 4. If not, reread section. First Next Then After that Finally

22 22 First Next Then After that Finally Readers can retell stories across their fingers by using transition words. 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 14

23 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day 23 *Readers can retell stories to their partners across their fingers by using transition words such as first, then, next, after that and finally so the partner can join them in thinking more deeply about the text. 1. Read a chapter or section of text. 2. Hold up your hand, use the transition words to retell the most important part to your partner.

24 24 First Next Then After that Finally Readers can retell stories across their fingers by using transition words. 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 14

25 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day *Readers read fluently by reading with talking voices. 1.Think about what is happening in the story. 2.Ask, How would that sound in your talking voice in real life? 3. Read it that way.

26 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Day *Readers make their reading sounds smooth by going back and rereading. 1. Read a section of text. 2. Think about how it sounded- smooth or choppy. 3. Go back, reread to make it sound smooth. Sam was starving. He gobbled down cereal for breakfast.

27 27 *Readers read with phrasing and intonation by noticing and using punctuation. 1.As you read, notice the punctuation marks. 2. Ask, How should those signs make this text sound? 3. Read it in that way., 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 18

28 28 Readers share their reading with a partner by rereading fluently a favorite part. 1. Choose a section of text. 2. Practice reading it fluently to your partner. 3. Ask your partner, How did I do? 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words - Day 19

29 2nd Grade RUS Readers Use Strategies to Figure Out Words Celebration! 29 Unit 2 Reading Celebration! Students create the front & back cover of their favorite book from this unit. Inside the cover they write down strategies they used to figure out tricky words and to understand their books.


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