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2/18-2/21

posted Feb 20, 2020, 1:53 PM by Susana Kwan

2nd: Unit 7 Week 1
Benchmark:
  • Use Images to Clarify a Text

  • Identify Cause and Effect Relationships in a Text

  • Build Vocabulary: Compare Formal and Informal Language

  • Build Vocabulary: Use Shades of Meaning

  • Compare and Contrast Two First Person Accounts
  • Phonics: compound words; silent letters (wr, kn, gn)
    Math: Topic 11 ( adding numbers, estimating)
    Writing: George Washington
    Art: Art in Action

    3rd: Unit 6 Week 2
    Benchmark:
    • Identify and Summarize Key Events

    • Analyze Character’s Point of View

    • Analyze How Character Actions Influence Story Events

    • Compare and Contrast Stories by the same Author
    Word Study: Long [oo]ōand Short [oo]
    Math: Topic 11 (2-D Shapes & Attributes)
    Writing: Biographies
    Art: Art in Action

    2/10-2/13

    posted Feb 12, 2020, 1:06 PM by Susana Kwan   [ updated Feb 12, 2020, 1:07 PM ]

    2nd: Finished Unit 6 Benchmark and took a test. Interim 3 test
    Math: Finished Unit 10 and took a test
    Social Studies: Heroes
    Writing: Finishing Abraham Lincoln and started George Washington
    Art: Fraction Art

    3rd: Unit 6 Week 1 and took Interim 3 test
    • Identify and Summarize Key Events

    • Determine the Central Message or Lesson of a Story

    • Analyze How Character Actions Influence Story Events

    • Use Reference Materials to Build Vocabulary

    • Compare and Contrast Themes in Stories by the Same Author
    Word Study: Irregular Plurals
    Writing: Paraphrase to Avoid Plagiarism
    Math: Finished Topic 10 and started Topic 11 (Geometry)
    Science: Finishing Mystery Science on Animals Survivals through Heredity
    Writing: 2nd Biographies
    Science: Plant Adaptations Mystery Science 1
    Art: Fraction Art

    2/3 - 2/7

    posted Feb 5, 2020, 1:48 PM by Susana Kwan

    2nd:

    Benchmark: Unit 6 Week 3
    • Identify Key Events

    • Build Vocabulary: Clarify the Meaning of Unfamiliar Words

    • Determine the Central Message in Two Stories

    • Compare and Contrast Points of View in Two Stories
    Phonics: vowel teams /ô/ syllable patterns ((w)a, al, aw, au)
    Language: Use prefixes with root words
    Math: Topic 10-6 expanded, standard, word forms, number line
    Social Studies: Urban, Suburban, Rural
    Writing: Abraham Lincoln drafts

    3rd:
    Benchmark: Unit 6 Week 1
    • Identify and Summarize Key Events

    • Determine the Central Message or Lesson of a Story

    • Analyze How Character Actions Influence Story Events

    • Use Reference Materials to Build Vocabulary

    • Compare and Contrast Themes in Stories by the Same Author
    Word Study: Irregular Plurals
    Research/Writing: Paraphrase to Avoid Plagiarism
    Writing: Biographies

    12/16-12/20

    posted Dec 12, 2019, 1:50 PM by Susana Kwan   [ updated Dec 12, 2019, 2:42 PM ]

    2nd:
    Benchmark: Unit 5 Week 1 and started Week 2
    Week 1: Model and Guide
    • Identify Key Details and Determine Main Ideas

    • Build Vocabulary: Predict the Meaning of Compound Words

    • Identify Author’s Purpose

    • Use Text Features to Locate information

    • Use Text Evidence to Draw Inferences

    • Compare and Contrast Key Points in Two Biographies about Inventors
    Phonics: vowel–C-e syllable patterns; consonant-le syllable patterns
    Language: Use prefixes
    Math: Topic 8 test. Topic 7 (subtraction)
    Science: States of Matter, Matter
    Art/Writing: Holiday writing and projects

    3rd:
    Benchmark:Unit 5 Week 1
    • Identify Key Details and Determine Main Idea

    • Text Connections: Chronology/Sequence

    • Describe the Logical Connection Between Parts of a Text

    • Use Text Features to Aid Comprehension

    • Use Context Clues to Define Domain-Specific Vocabulary

    • Compare Two Texts on the Same Topic
    Word Study: Vowel-C-e Syllable Pattern
    Math: Topic 7 test. Topic 8 Division (different strategies to solve division problems)
    Social Studies: Creating a Region Brochure
    Art/Writing: Holiday writing and projects

    Parent Survey - Please complete at your earliest convenience

    posted Aug 5, 2019, 5:25 PM by Susana Kwan   [ updated Aug 5, 2019, 5:29 PM ]

    Parent Survey 2019-2020


    3rd Grade Supply List

    posted Aug 5, 2019, 5:24 PM by Susana Kwan

     Mrs. Kwan’s 3rd Grade Supply List: 2019-2020 


    *Headphones- labeled with child’s name in a Ziplock bag (for use with                    

                                                   

     

    *Each child must bring a Plastic pencil box-labeled with your child’s name with the following for personal use:

    (1) Child’s scissors: Fiskars brand, pointed tip                            

    (1) pink eraser

    (1) yellow Sharpie highlighter

    (1) Elmer’s glue stick (standard size- .24oz)

    (1) red ballpoint pen (non-click)

    (1) black or blue pen (non-click)

    (1) pack of post-it notes

    (1) 12-pack of Crayola colored pencils (no Twistables) – put NAME on box                              

    (1) pack of THIN TIP crayola markers – put NAME on box

    (1) 24-pack of Crayola crayons - put NAME on box

     

    **Please DO NOT label the following items:

    •1 box of #2 Dixon Ticonderoga Brand ONLY pencils

    •1 pack of black ballpoint pens: Please NO GEL OR CLICK PENS

    1 pack of red ballpoint pens: Please NO GEL OR CLICK PENS

    •2 pink erasers

    •1 package copy paper, 8 ½x 11, white

    •6 composition notebooks, NOT spiral, 100 pages

    •Plastic heavy duty folders with side pockets

             1 red folder

             1 yellow folder

             1 green folder

             1 blue folder

             1 purple folder

    •5 regular sized glue sticks

    •1 package wide-ruled binder paper

    •1 pack Post-It notes

    •3 highlighters, YELLOW ONLY

    •2  4-packs of black felt tip Papermate Flairmarkers

    •1 package of baby wipes

    •1 ream cardstock, white

    •2-pack of black fine point Sharpies

     

    BOYS ONLY:

    3 boxes Kleenex boxes,

    1 package Clorox wipes 

    1 pack multicolor felt tip Papermate Flair markers

     

    GIRLS ONLY:

    1 pack Astrobrightor pastel copy paper (any color),

    1 box of Band-Aids

    1 dispensable tape roll

    1 roll of blue painter’s tape

    2nd Grade Supply List

    posted Aug 5, 2019, 5:22 PM by Susana Kwan

     Mrs. Kwan’s 2nd Grade Supply List: 2019-2020  


    *Headphones- labeled with child’s name in a Ziplock bag (for use with computers)

                                                   

     

    *Each child must bring a Plastic pencil box-labeled with your child’s name with the following for personal use:

    (1) child’s size scissors                              

    (1) pink eraser

    (1) yellow Sharpie highlighter

    (1) Elmer’s glue stick (standard size- .24oz)

    (1) red ballpoint pen (non-click)

    (1) black or blue pen (non-click)

    (1) pack of post-it notes

    (1) 12-pack of Crayola colored pencils (no Twistables) – put NAME on box                              

    (1) pack of THIN TIP crayola markers – put NAME on box

    (1) 24-pack of Crayola crayons - put NAME on box

     

    **Please DO NOT label the following items:

    (4) spiral bound notebooks (wide ruled)

    (2) hard cover composition books, lined (wide ruled)

    (3) plastic folders with prongs AND side pockets

    (1) 12-pack box of #2 Ticonderoga brand pencils - pre-sharpened

    (1) yellow Sharpie highlighter

    (1) black fine point Sharpie pen

    (2) red ballpoint pens (non-click)

    (2) black thin Expo markers

    (2) Papermate Flair felt tip pens- black     

    (6) Elmer’s glue sticks (standard size- .24oz)

    \(1) large canister disinfecting wipes

    (1) box Kleenex

    (1) ream of single colored Astrobright copy paper 

           

    GIRLS ONLY

    (1) hand sanitizer- large pump

    (1) package baby wipes

    (1) package clear sheet protectors

     

    BOYS ONLY

    (1)    box bandaids

    (1)    box Ziplock bags- quart size

    (1)    ream of White Cardstock Paper

     

    Optional

    (1) roll of Painters tape

    (1) pack of Papermate multi-colored felt tip pens

     

    Student Agendas - second grade teachers would like students to purchase them at registration. Available for purchase for $7.00, cash or check.

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