Second Grade 90+ Minute Reading Block Schedule
Always keep in mind that small group time should be utilized solely for reading instruction (e.g., teaching phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and listening/reading comprehension). Whole group instruction should include grade-appropriate elements of reading and language arts: phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, spelling, and writing. The balance of instructional time between whole group and small group instruction will change, depending on the needs of your students. The small group instruction is specifically designed to meet the needs of the students in each group, and should concentrate on those elements that are currently most critical to help each student meet grade level standards.