Standard Type Michigan State ELA Standards Share I can identify characters in a story. I can describe how characters react to events and challenges in a story. Related Lessons 2nd Grade Comparing Texts and Making Words Lesson 214 Create a word ladder using the VCCV pattern. Then listen to two stories in order to compare and contrast them. 2nd Grade The Beauty of Water Lesson 213 Practice dividing words into syllables in order to read them more easily. Then listen to an Ojibwe story about the importance of protecting our precious resource - water. 2nd Grade Explosions and -ngth Words Lesson 206 Read and write words that have the spelling “n-g-t-h” included in them, listen to a book about a volcano and how its explosion affects life around it, and then write about volcanic eruptions. 2nd Grade Tall Tales, Landforms, and -tch words Lesson 202 Read and write words with the tch sound and listen to a tall tale about Paul Bunyan and his family. 2nd Grade A Hungry Groundhog and Segmenting Vowel-Consonant-E Syllables Lesson 413 In this episode, we will listen to part of a story about a hungry groundhog who has a problem to solve. We will also practice reading words with more than one syllable.