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

Grade 2


Research and Inquiry Activities

Unit 1


School Workers (Story: David's New Friends)
Making Friends (Story: Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea)
Firefighters (Story: Time For Kids: Fighting the Fire)
Rhyming Poems (Story: Meet Rosina)
Immigrants (Story: My Name is Yoon)

Unit 2


Plant Parts (Story: The Tiny Seed)
Pet Care (Story: A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up)
Hospitals (Story: Time For Kids: A Trip to the Emergency Room)
How Animals Grow (Story: Farfallina and Marcel)
Fitness (Story: There's Nothing Like Baseball)

Unit 3


Oral Traditions (Story: Head, Body, Legs: A Story from Liberia)
Fire Safety (Story: Officer Buckle and Gloria)
Dinosaurs (Story: Time For Kids: Meet the Super Croc)
Music (Story: The Alvin Ailey Kids: Dancing As a Team)
Farming (Story: Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type)

Unit 4


Fables (Story: Splish! Splash! Animal Baths)
Animal Rescue (Story: Goose's Story)
Helping Planet Earth (Story: Time For Kids: A Way to Help Planet Earth)
Weather and You (Story: Super Storms)
Wolves (Story: Nutik, the Wolf Pup)

Unit 5


The Desert (Story: Dig Wait Listen: A Desert Toad's Tale)
Plays (Story: Pushing Up the Sky)
Continents and Oceans (Story: Time For Kids: Columbus Explores New Lands)
Vegetables (Story: The Ugly Vegetables)
The Moon (Story: The Moon)

Unit 6


Art (Story: Time For Kids: Music of the Stone Age)
Inventors and Inventions (Story: African-American Inventors)
Fractions (Story: Mice and Beans)
Poetry (Story: Stirring Up Memories)
Africa (Story: Babu's Song)
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