Welcome to 2nd Grade!
December 2-13--L2 Winter Clothing Drive
December 6th--Scholastic Book orders due!
December 9th--201 to Holiday Shop
December 11th--Winter Wonderland
December 11th-Math Quiz (4.1-4.4)
December 13th--Reading, Spelling quizzes
December 16th--Reading NWEA
December 18th--Math NWEA
December 20th--Winter Party
December 23-Jan 1--Winter Vacation
January 2nd--Back to school!
*Scholastic Class Activation Code: H39HV Feel free to order books online at any point!
Monday - PE
Tuesday - PE
Wednesday - Art
Thursday - Library/Technology
Friday - PE
Monday - Thursday specials are from 10:00 - 11:00. Friday's special is 1:45-2:45.
Recess/Lunch is from 11:45-12:30.
We will have snack time daily around 9:45 am. Please send a healthy NUT FREE snack (no chips, candy, cookies, etc.) Some good options include a cheese stick, any fruit or veggie, a small portion of cheese and crackers, seeds, applesauce pouch, sunbutter with apple slices or celery sticks, yogurt, etc. Please keep in mind that this is NOT lunch or a complete meal, but just a quick snack. I will not be providing snacks. Thanks!
Social Emotional Learning
We will be learning to identify and discuss our feelings and emotions.
SEL Theme of the Month: Strong Communication!
Keys to strong communication:
explain how you feel
listen as much as you speak
use kind words
Students are expected to read for 20 minutes nightly. Grammar, phonics and spelling are based on Scott Foresman's Reading Street. I integrate this with a Readers' Workshop--Reading is Thinking!
Students are expected to read for 20 minutes nightly.
High Frequency Words
Skills and Strategies
-cause and effect (ixl T1, T2)
-strategies to infer the meaning of unknown words
-plural nouns (IXL PP8)
Fluently Add Within 100
4-1 Add with partial Sums
4-2 Continue to Add With Partial Sums
4-3 Models to Add 2-Digit Numbers
4-4 Add 2-Digit Numbers
4-5 Add More Than Two 2-Digit Numbers
4-6 Practice Adding
4-7 Solve One-Step and Two-Step Problems
4-8 Problem Solving: Model With Math
Foss Science--Balance and Motion
Science is very hands on in second grade. Even though you may not see a lot of science papers come home, we are learning every day!
How can objects balance?
What is a counterweight?
What is a force?
Unit 1--Neighborhoods Today
Chapter 4: Neighborhoods of Early America
Vocabulary: continent, globe
We are learning to write letters to our pen pals!
We are learning about writing narratives.
We will practice using proper capitalization, punctuation and spacing.
We will learn how to respond to our reading in our writing notebooks.
Math Practice Websites:
Language Arts Practice Websites: