Reading 2A

The goal of Level 2A is for students to comprehend and fluently read aloud passages of about 50 words in length within one minute, to write Level 2A words independently and neatly and to increase their vocabulary while learning the function of nouns, verbs and adjectives.

● Level 2A Goals:

  • Develop independent reading, writing, and spelling skills

  • Identify nouns, verbs, and adjectives

  • Learn singular and plural forms of nouns and verbs

  • Learn comparative and superlative forms of adjectives

● Good Work Skills in this level include

  • Writing name, start time and end time the assignment

  • Reading and carefully following directions

  • Writing answers neatly on the line provided

  • Writing the same size as the words on the page

  • Answering problems and correcting mistakes independently

● Time Goal:

  • 1-2 minutes per page

  • The study time goal is 15-20 minutes per day.

  • Your Instructor will continually adjust the number of pages your child is studying to adhere to this goal

● Grading Reminders:

  • Students must be able to learn from their mistakes daily

  • Take the time to grade and let them find and correct their own errors independently

  • Students can use what they have learned and apply it to the next day’s assignment allowing them to move smoothly and independently through the assignments

Reading 2A - Recommended Reading List

1 - The Chick and the Duckling (Mirra Ginsburg)

2 - A Hat for Minerva Louise Janet (Morgan Stoeke)

3 - The Easy-to-Read Little Engine That Could (Watty Piper and Walter Retan)

4 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Eric Carle)

5 - Jump, Frog, Jump! (Robert Kalan)

6 - The Cat in the Hat (Dr. Seuss)

7 - Clifford the Big Red Dog (Norman Bridwell)

8 - Farmer Duck (Martin Waddell)

9 - Herman the Helper (Robert Kraus)

10 - Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? (Bill Martin Jr.)

11 - The Snowy Day (Ezra Jack Keats)

12 - The Giving Tree (Shel Silverstein)

13 - If You Give a Moose a Muffin (Laura Numeroff)

14 - The Adventures of Taxi Dog (Debra and Sal Barracca)

15 - Here’s a Little Poem (compiled by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters)