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Mrs. Quagliano's Second Grade
Please see attachments at the bottom of the page for this week's newsletter.
There is a project due October 6th. Please see attachment for information.





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Unit 1
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Exploration
Essential Question:
How can we explore new places and things?

Reading tests will be every Thursday. Students will be tested on the skills outlined in the newsletter each week.           

Students are expected to read each day of the week for 20 minutes a night .     





Small Group Reading
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Small groups will begin the first few weeks of school. Students will have small group reading twice a week during language time, when the opposite classes are in language.


Chapter 1

Numbers to 1,000


Please see attachments at the bottom of the page for extra math practice for chapter 1.

 

Things your child should be comfortable with entering into second grade:

  • counting forward and backward to 1,000
  • adding and subtracting single digit numbers quickly (mental math)
  • Drawing pictures to solve equations
  • Finding patterns in numbers
  • Solving word problems




Small Group Math
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Small groups will begin the first few weeks of school. Students will have small group math twice a week during language time, when the opposite classes are in language.





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Grammar:  Review Nouns

To help your child at home:

Please practice writing sentences with correct punctuation

Practice writing on notebook paper, at the beginning of the page




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We will begin writing sentences using proper punctuation. Students will begin working on writing personal narratives.









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Foss Unit 1:


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. Students do have a science notebook they take notes in.


Balance and Motion

Focus Questions:

What is Balance?

What does it mean to move?

What is a force?


In addition to our science units, we also will be working very closely on :

Proper Recycling

Feeding our Composting worms

Taking care of our class Hermit Crabs
















 




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Chapter 1



Things you can practice at home with your child:

  • Name all 7 continents
  • Name city, state and country you live in (practice this daily)
  • Know your home address and telephone number
  • Think about and discuss influential people in today's time and in history








 

















 Second Step

Second step will take place each week. It is a social emotional


Lesson Topics

Lessons are taught once a week and take 30–35 minutes, followed by 5- to 10-minute daily activities—all with little to no prep time.

unit 1
Skills For Learning
  • Being Respectful
  • Focusing Attention and Listening
  • Using Self-Talk
  • Being Assertive
unit 2
Empathy
  • Identifying Feelings
  • Learning More About Feelings
  • Feeling Confident
  • Respecting Different Preferences
  • Showing Compassion
  • Predicting Feelings
unit 3
Emotion Management
  • Introducing Emotion Management
  • Managing Embarrassment
  • Handling Making Mistakes
  • Managing Anxious Feelings
  • Managing Anger
  • Finishing Tasks
unit 4
Problem Solving
  • Solving Problems, Part 1
  • Solving Problems, Part 2
  • Taking Responsibility
  • Responding to Playground Exclusion
  • Playing Fairly on the Playground
  • Reviewing Second Step Skills




Math Practice Websites:                            

http://www.coolmath.com/0-cool-math-games-and-problems                                           

http://www.mathplayground.com/    

http://www.mathabc.com/  

 Language Arts Practice Websites:    

http://www.abcya.com/

http://www.starfall.com/                              

http://mrnussbaum.com/second-grade-language-arts/

 

 

 
 
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