Real World Connections
Goals and Objectives
Project: Electronic Portfolios
California Content Standards
Language Arts: Writing for Grade Two
Students write clear and coherent sentences
and paragraphs that develop a central idea. Their writing shows they
consider the audience and purpose. Students progress through the stages
of the writing process (e.g., prewriting, drafting, revising, editing
Organization and Focus
ELA.2.1.1. Group related ideas and maintain a consistent focus.
ELA.2.1.3. Understand the purposes of various reference materials (e.g.,
dictionary, thesaurus, atlas).
Evaluation and Revision
ELA.2.1.4. Revise original drafts to improve sequence and provide more
Writing Applications (Genres
and Their Characteristics)
Students write compositions that describe and explain familiar objects,
events, and experiences. Student writing demonstrates a command of
standard American English and the drafting, research, and organizational
strategies outlined in Writing Standard 1.0. Using the writing strategies
of grade two outlined in Writing Standard 1.0, students:
ELA.2.2.1. Write brief
narratives based on their experiences: a. Move through a logical sequence
of events, and b. Describe the setting, characters, objects, and events
Performing Arts: Visual Arts for Grade Two
Creative Expression: Creating, Performing, and Participating
in the Visual ArtsStudents apply artistic processes and skills, using
a variety of media to communicate meaning and intent in original works
Skills, Processes, Materials, and Tools
2.2. Demonstrate beginning skill in the use of art media, such as
oil pastels, watercolors, and tempera.
Communication and Expression Through Original
Works of Art
2.4. Create a painting or drawing, using warm or cool colors expressively.
NETS Technology Standards for Students: PreK-2
Connecting Curriculum and Technology:
Technology productivity tools
1. Create developmentally appropriate multimedia products
with support from teachers, family members, or student partners.