WELCOME TO OUR LAST WEEK
OF VIRTUAL SCHOOLING!
Week of June 15th - 19th
Good morning everyone! We have officially entered our last week of school. It has been such a pleasure getting to know your children. It's unfortunate that we didn't get to spend the last few months with our classes, but the memories we made and the relationships we built, will not be forgotten. Thank you all for your participation, patience, and help throughout this virtual schooling journey. It would not have been possible without TEAMWORK!
WHAT TO DO & EXPECT THIS WEEK:
SDPrep: Continue to log attendance daily
Flip Grid: Participate in the end of the year Flip Grid Activities!
Class Dojo: Check Class Dojo for updates. The 3rd grade supply list will be posted on Dojo sometime this week.
Chalkables: Your child's report card will be available on Chalkables on Friday, June 19th.
Father's Day Project Links (Optional):
Have an amazing summer boys and girls! We will miss you so much! Good luck in third grade!
You are officially almost THIRD GRADERS!!!!!!!
This is where I will put any extra information you might need to know.
2nd Grade Curriculum
SECOND GRADE CURRICULUM
LANGUAGE ARTS & READING (Journeys)
- Listen and respond to easy and difficult directions.
- Listen to and read to comprehend a story.
- Summarize a story
- Focus on word meaning (vocabulary).
- Learn to use a dictionary, glossary and table of contents.
- Learn about the structure of a library, learning to appreciate books and their authors.
- Learn to recognize different kinds of literature, i.e. poetry, fairy tales, fact, fiction, comedy, etc.
- Learn to retell a story and order the events.
- Analyze and define characters in a story.
- Learn to separate each story in three sections (beginning, middle and end).
- Incorporate writing using expressive and transitional words while forming complete sentences, and using appropriate spelling and grammar.
- Improve their handwriting.
- Learn new vocabulary words and begin writing.
- Use correct spelling to express themselves in the written language.
- Develop an awareness of their surroundings, and learn to work together in groups to produce group projects.
- Learn the book report format and begin writing book reports on desired books.By the end of the year they get more involved as their writing skills improve.
- Learn the writing process: Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, and Proofreading.
- Ask and answer such questions as who,what,where.when,why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
- Recount stories, including fables and folklores from diverse cultures. In order to determine their central message, lesson or moral.
- Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story
(Please note that ALLof the topics in the curriculum follow Common Core Standards.)- Go Math
- Learn and develop an understanding of strategies for double digit addition and subtraction concepts.
- Learn and develop an understanding place value
- Write the numerals 1-100 and count forward by ones, twos, fives, and tens.
- Learn and develop an understanding of whole number relationships and place value, including grouping in tens and ones.
- Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.
- Understand how to use and interpret a hundred chart.
- Learn and develop an understanding of linear measurement and measuring lengths in units.
- Learn to tell and write time to the hour and half hour.
- Learn to measure, represent and interpret data using various graphs (real, picture, bar, and tally).
- Learn and reason about shapes and their attributes in Geometry.
- Understand the meaning of fractions as whole, half and fourths.
- Learn how to show equal parts of a group of objects.
- Expand upon their existing knowledge of the seasonal changes.
- Identify changes in human activity based upon these changes (different clothing, different activity depending on weather changes).
- Understand what is necessary for plants and animals to survive and the habitats where they live.
- To label and understand the Solar system.
- Classify objects according to length, width, volume, color, texture and shape.
- Determine if an object is a solid, liquid, or gas.
- Learn about the sun, moon, stars and the earth.
- Learn about animal life, habitat and survival.
- Learn to distinguish between living and non-living things.
- Learn about the environment and keeping it clean.
- Learn about magnets and participate on hands-on experiments.
- Learn to hypothesize an outcome and use scientific methods to determine whether or not they were correct.
- Introduction of the continents, oceans, and hemispheres.
- Learn about our country and our presidents.
- Learn about the community in which we live in.
- Learn about different homes and cultures.
- Learn about family structure.
- Learn about all the important holidays.
- Learn to use a map and a map key.
- Learn about functions of different places in the community.