Prepare second grade students for college and career readiness with this content-packed resource. This resource, authored by Lori Oczkus and Timothy Rasinski, features close-reading strategies, reciprocal teaching, paired fiction and nonfiction texts, text sets, text-dependent questions, and connections to the Daily Five, to enable educators to incorporate different learning opportunities into instruction to help build essential comprehension skills. This book includes 12 units across the four content areas of Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. Each unit incorporates paired fiction and nonfiction text passages, text-dependent activities, comparing and contrasting of the texts, and hands-on activities to pull together all of the ideas from a week's worth of work. Differentiation strategies and assessment options are also included within each unit to tailor to multiple intelligences and monitor students' progress.