Macmillan McGraw-Hill
A Reading/Language-Arts Program
Story Content Resources

Grade 2


Oral Language Activities

Unit 1


School Days (Story: David's New Friends)
Making Friends (Story: Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea)
Firefighters At Work (Story: Time For Kids: Fighting the Fire)
Being Yourself (Story: Meet Rosina)
Coming to America (Story: My Name is Yoon)

Unit 2


Plants Alive! (Story: The Tiny Seed)
Animal Rescue (Story: A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up)
A Hospital Visit (Story: Time For Kids: A Trip to the Emergency Room)
How Animals Grow (Story: Farfallina and Marcel)
Staying Fit (Story: There's Nothing Like Baseball)

Unit 3


Telling Stories (Story: Head, Body, Legs: A Story from Liberia)
Safety First (Story: Officer Buckle and Gloria)
Creatures Old and Older (Story: Time For Kids: Meet the Super Croc)
Curtain Up! (Story: The Alvin Ailey Kids: Dancing As a Team)
On the Farm (Story: Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type)

Unit 4


Animal Needs (Story: Splish! Splash! Animal Baths)
Animal Survival (Story: Goose's Story)
Helping Planet Earth (Story: Time For Kids: A Way to Help Planet Earth)
Wild Weather (Story: Super Storms)
Habitats and Homes (Story: Nutik, the Wolf Pup)

Unit 5


Life in the Desert (Story: Dig Wait Listen: A Desert Toad's Tale)
Play Time! (Story: Pushing Up the Sky)
Exploration (Story: Time For Kids: Columbus Explores New Lands)
In the Garden (Story: The Ugly Vegetables)
Our Moon (Story: The Moon)

Unit 6


Count on a Celebration! (Story: Mice and Beans)
Creating Stories (Story: Stirring Up Memories)
Worlds of Art (Story: Time For Kids: Music of the Stone Age)
Inventions Then and Now (Story: African-American Inventors)
Other People, Other Places (Story: Babu's Song)
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