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202 | 2nd Grade | Mrs. Quagliano

Mrs. Quagliano's Second Grade
Ms. Parisi

Unit 6
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Essential Question:  How are different traditions celebrated and shared?

No test this week       

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

Small Group Reading
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We are working on reading at our own levels in small groups. Students are working on centers focusing on figurative language.

  1. Chapter 15- Multiplication tables of 3 and 4

  2. Multiplying 3 and 4 and dividing using related multiplication facts
  3. Test Tuesday


Small Group Math

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Students are working on customary measurement in small groups.

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Grammar: using commas in compound sentences

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

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We will be working on poems and our insect research report. 

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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.

Foss Unit: Insects

Focus Questions:

Can you name different insects?

What is the life cycle of a mealworm?

What is the life cycle of a caterpillar?

What are some insect behaviors at each stage in their life cycle?

Label the parts of an insect

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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Unit 4

Chapter 11: Neighbors are Alike and Different

Vocabulary:  citizen, country, neighbors

Key concepts: reading a map



 Second Step

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

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
  • 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

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