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Weekly Skills 

Welcome to Hernando Hills

2nd grade!


Week of October 15-19


ELA: **identify and use nonfiction text features (table of contents, title page, headings, subheadings, captions, boldprint words, illustrations, text boxes, index, glossary)  ***Students will complete a text features rubric with the teacher.  Students will identify text features in a book and explain how they are used.         

                   **use context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words

                   **identify the main idea of a text

         **answer who, what, where, when, why and how questions 

         **identify and use collective nouns (a herd of horses, a gaggle of geese, a flock of birds)

          **write personal narratives


Spelling Words:   see, hear, here, green, don't, both, been, oh, time, makes, five, lines, love, off, son, mean, feet, half, health   ***There will be a spelling test on Friday.  


Vocabulary Words:  teamwork, damp, regularly, gleam, shimmer, vanish, expand, stream  ***There will be a vocabulary test on Friday.


Math:  **use digital and analog clocks to tell time to the hour, half-hour, quarter hour, and 5 minute intervals

            **identify a.m. as morning and p.m. as afternoon/night    ***There will be a fact fluency addition quiz on Friday.  There will be a math quiz on Friday.

Science:  observe and discuss the objects in the sky such as the Sun, Moon, and stars; identify the phases of the moon


Important information:

**Oct. 24-wear orange to unite against bullying

**Oct. 31-Book Character Parade/Halloween treats

**There are no checkouts after 2:00.

**Wear tennis shoes on Friday for P.E.

**We have started using the Epic online reading program.  To login at home, go to  The class code is wlq3384.

**To sign up for my Remind:  Enter this number 81010     Text this message @burns20182