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March 16-20
Due Date: 4/16/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

L 2.4- context clues

Homophones

Prefix/suffix

Vocabulary: Review week!

Spelling: Point, boy, might, while, learn, earth, water, watch, how, out, found, down, whole, seven, piece, pie, oil, voice, woman, women

Math:

G.2- partition a rectangle into rows/ columns

OA 2.4- use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays



Mar.26-30
Due Date: 3/26/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

RI 2.1- answer questions such as who, what, when, where, why, and how

RI 2.2- Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text

RI 2.3- Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

RI 2.6- Identify the main purpose of a text

Vocabulary: fetch, murmur, sturdy, guide

Spelling: can’t, running, done, heard, stopped, filled, any, inches, warm, getting, brother, hair, answer, classes

Math:

G.2- partition a rectangle into rows/columns of same size

OA.4- use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays with up to 5 rows

 



March 19-23
Due Date: 3/19/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA-

RI 2.1-ask and answer questions such as who, what, when, where, why, and how.

RI 2.2- Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text.

RI 2.3- Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts.

RI 2.6- Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, describe, or explain

RI 2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text

Vocabulary: swirl, content, duplicate, fearless

Spelling: Review week

Math:

Two step word problems.



Mar. 5-9
Due Date: 3/2/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

RL 2.1- ask and answer such questions as to who, what, when, where, and why

RL 2.2- Summarizes texts including fables and folktales

RL 2.3- character response- describes how characters respond to a major event.

RL 2.5- Describe the overall structure of a story

Vocabulary: steer-clear, flop, delightful, bulge

Spelling: picked, filled, ended, classes, buy, heard, very, through, legs, wishes, misses, steps, talk, walk, people, eight, missing, feel, key, post

Math:

OA 2.1- use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems

NBT.7- Add and subtract within 100

 



Feb.26-Mar. 2
Due Date: 2/26/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

RL 2.1- ask questions such as who, what, when, where, why

RL 2.2: Summarize texts including fables and folktales

RL 2.3- Describe how character responds to major events and challenges in text

Vocabulary: blob, shriek, congratulate, whimper

Spelling: wishes, legs, steps, misses, walk, talk, people, eight, right, why, try, high, kind, find, child, wild, glasses, crosses, first, touch

Math:

MD.5- solve one step word problems involving the same units of length, use drawings to solve addition and subtraction problems within 100 involving the same lengths, and solve equations with a symbol to represent the unknown in an position

MD. 9- generate measurement data by measuring lengths of objects to the nearest whole unit and construct a line plot using the generated date



Feb. 20-23
Due Date: 2/20/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

RI 2.9-

Compare and contrast the key points in the two different texts on same text.

Vocabulary: treat, provide, conserve, appreciate

Spelling: why, right, high, try, find, kind, wild, child, write, good, look, know, would, put, should, could, light, quite, lie, young,

Math:

MD.1- choose appropriate measuring tools

MD.3- estimate and measure the length of objects



Feb. 5-9
Due Date: 2/5/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

RI 2.1- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, when, where, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

RI 2.2- Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text

RI 2.7- Explain how specific images contribute to and clarify a text.

RI 2.8-Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Vocabulary:

complex, strenuous, optional, fresh

Spelling:

too, new, rule, food, school, true, blue, heart, own, road, home, show, old, road, home, show, most, only, told, few, choose, fruit, Tuesday

Math:

MD. 1- choose appropriate measuring tools

MD.3 estimate and measure the length of objects



Jan. 29-Feb.2
Due Date: 2/1/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

RI 2.1- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, when, where, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

RI 2.2- Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text

RI 2.6- Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

Vocabulary: predict, insist, create, fabulous

Spelling:gone, see, far, don’t, more, friend, been, same, air, eye, search, prove, half

Math: Money word problems and adding three two-digit numbers.



Nov. 27- Dec. 1
Due Date: 11/27/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

RL .9- compares and contrast important presented in 2 texts on the same topic

RL 2.2- summarizes text and determines the central message, lesson, and moral

RL 2.3- character response- describes how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges

RL 2.6- acknowledges the differences in the point of view of the characters

Vocabulary:

Plenty- a lot

Fragrant- having a pleasant smell

Usual- normal, common, or expected.

Unusual- not normal, common, or expected. You do not see it often.

Spelling:or, more, short, for, four, bear, world, eye, far, part, same, think, give, friend, front, live, horse, store, prove, fourth

Math:

MD.8- identify coin values; counting coin combos up t0 $1.00

OA.1- one-step word problems



Nov. 13-17
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

RL 2.2- Central Message

RL 2.3- Character Response

RL. 2.6- Difference in Points of View

RL 2.9- Compare and Contrast

Vocabulary:

Gobble- eat food quickly without chewing it very much. Gobble also means “the sound a turkey makes”

Rude- not polite

Dash- run very quickly

Approach- move closer to someone or something

Spelling: part, far, think, same, friend, give, live, front, girl, her, each, turn, gone, word, sure, work, large, sea, climb, none

Math:

OA.2- Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems

NBT. 5- Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.



Nov. 6-10
Due Date: 11/6/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

R.I. 2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text

RI 2.5-text features

R.I.2.6-Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

R.2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Vocabulary:

Dull- not bright, colorful, or shiny. Boring, or not interesting or exciting.

Solid- hard and firm

Mushy- soft and wet like mush

Slurp- eat or drink something in a noisy way

Spelling: her, girl, turn, each, word, sure, hear, see, green, here, both, don’t, oh, been, burn, under, worse, search

Math:

NBT. 2- Skip Counting

 

 



Oct. 30-Nov. 3
Due Date: 10/30/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

R.I. 2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text

R.I.2.6-Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

R.2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Vocabulary:

Fragile- easily broken or destroyed

Sip- drink something slowly; swallowing only small amounts

Picky- hard to please; picky likes only certain things

Attract- get the attention of people or animals and cause them to come closer

Spelling: Review Week (see back)

Math:

NBT.2- Skip counting

NBT.8- Mentally add/subtract 10/100

 



Oct. 16-20
Due Date: 10/16/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (RL2.1/ RI 2.1)

Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.(RI2.3)

Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text. (RI 2.2)

Vocabulary: Teamwork- work as a team, or group, that is acting together to get something done

Damp- a little wet

Regularly- something that is done a lot, usually at the same time or in the same way

Gleam- glow or shine

Spelling: Makes, times, lines, five, off, love, son, once, these, made, use, like, their, from, who, goes, change, life, Thursday, clothes

Math: Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m.

 



Oct. 9-13
Due Date: 10/10/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

RI 2.1- Ask and answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text

L 2.4- Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content choosing flexibly from an array of strategies

Vocab: shimmer- shine with a soft twinkling light

Vanish- disappear

Expand- grow bigger

Stream- a steady flow or movement of something

Spelling: made, these, like, use, from, their, goes, who, it’s, didn’t, that’s, then, says, be, I’ll, I’m, phone, page, gave, late

Math:

2.G.1- Shapes

2.Md.10- Graphs



September 25th-29th
Due Date: 9/25/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: RL 2.4- Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

RL 2.1- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key detail in a nonfictional/informational text

Spelling: tells, tops, help, stops, she, has, come, some, next, ask, left, just, two, to, there, were, match, length, gold, breaks

Vocabulary:

Genre- type or kind of music, art, or writing

Poem- a piece of writing in which the words are chosen for their beauty and sound are carefully placed, often in short lines with rhyme or rhythm. Words are chosen for their sounds as well as meaning. Many poems is written to help the reader or listener share an experience or feel a strong emotion

Math:

2.OA.1- one-step word problems



September 18-22
Due Date: 9/18/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RL 2.3-Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

RL 2.5- Identifying the purpose of the beginning, middle, and end of a story

L 2.4d- Compound words

Spelling: (Review week) not, back, big, will, up, get, that, well, fish, much, such, when, black, went, thing, long, are, you, said, do, his, go, your, of, they, was, have, what, one, does, where, want, Friday, thick, Sunday, still, floor, push, check, rich, facts, sign, spring, draw

Vocabulary:

Prepare- get ready to do something or make something ready

Embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

Grip- hold something very tightly

Huddle- move in close to someone or crowd together in a tight group

Math:

2. OA. 1- Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies



September 11th-15th
Due Date: 9/11/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: RL.2.3-Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

RL 2.5- Identifying the purpose of the beginning, middle, and end of a story

L 2.4d- Compound words

Spelling: as, next, just, left, to, two, were, there, black, went, thing, long, one, does, where, want, scratch, soft, since, prince

Vocabulary:

Fetch-get something and bring it back

Murmur- talk very quietly

Sturdy- strong or well built

Guide- move something in a particular direction or show someone

Math:

2.NBT. 5- Add and subtract 2-digit numbers

2. OA.2- Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies



August 28-31
Due Date: 8/28/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: RL 2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text

RL 2.6-Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters; including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

Spelling: much, fish, when, such, was, they, what, have, up, get, that, well, his, go, your, of, check, rich, push

Vocabulary:

Miniature- very small

Rarely- not often or hardly ever

Duplicate- copy

Disguise- something that changes or hides how you look. A costume is a disguise

Math:

OA. 2- Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies

OA. 3- Determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members



August 14th-18th
Due Date: 8/18/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Important Dates:

Student fees ($13.20) will be due by the end of this month.

Parents are welcome to join us for lunch starting August 14th. Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40.

 

 

Reading: 

RL 2.1- Answer questions about key details in a fiction text

RI 2.6- Look at character's point of view

L.24A- determine the meaning of unknown words using context clues

 

Spelling: No spelling this week

 

Vocabulary:

tumble- fall and roll over and over

swirl- move in a circle

compassionate- kind to a person or animal who is suffering or unhappy

content- happy with what is happening or what you are doinng

 

Math:

 

use different ways to write two and three digit numbers up to 500 (365; 3 hundreds, 6 tens, 5 ones; 300+60+5; three hundred, sixty-five; drawing with base ten blocks)

 

           **add and subtract numbers to 18 



August 7th-15th
Due Date: 8/7/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: Review of first grade skills

-answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions about a story

-distinguish between fiction and non-fiction stories

-identify and use nouns and verbs

-identify synonyms as words that mean the same or similar

-ABC order

Spelling: No spelling this week

Vocabulary: No vocabulary this week

Math:

use different ways to write two and three digit numbers up to 500 (365; 3 hundreds, 6 tens, 5 ones; 300+60+5; three hundred, sixty-five; drawing with base ten blocks)

           **add and subtract numbers to 18 



May 8tj-12th
Due Date: 5/12/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: Review of all the standards.

Writing: W 2.3- Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.

Spelling: filled, picked, classes, ended, running, stopped, inches, getting, how, out, found, down, boy, point, while, might, saw, cause, salt, call, heard, buy, through, very, done, can’t, any, warm, whole, seven, piece, pie, earth, learn, watch, water, brought, thought, caught, because, key, feel, missing, post, hair, brother, snow, answer, bread, brown, whose, house, woman, voice, oil, women, author, aunt, chance, fall

Vocabulary: Review

Math: 2.G.3- Describe the whole as 2 halves, three thirds, and four fourths.  Partition identical wholes in multiple ways.

2.MD.9-Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of objects to the nearest whole unit and construct a line plot using the generated data.



May 1st-5th
Due Date: 5/5/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: Review of all the standards.

Writing: W 2.3- Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.

Spelling: filled, picked, classes, ended, running, stopped, inches, getting, how, out, found, down, boy, point, while, might, saw, cause, salt, call, heard, buy, through, very, done, can’t, any, warm, whole, seven, piece, pie, earth, learn, watch, water, brought, thought, caught, because, key, feel, missing, post, hair, brother, snow, answer, bread, brown, whose, house, woman, voice, oil, women, author, aunt, chance, fall

Vocabulary: disobedient, obedient, downcast, and ecstatic

Math: 2.G.3- Describe the whole as 2 halves, three thirds, and four fourths.  Partition identical wholes in multiple ways.

2.MD.9 -Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of objects to the nearest whole unit and construct a line plot using the generated data.



April 24th-28th
Due Date: 4/28/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: RI 2.7- Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

Writing: W 2.1- Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Spelling: named, taking, riding, hoped, build, built, many, else, saw, cause, salt, call, brought, thought, caught, because, ground, edge, height, weight

Vocabulary: steer clear, flop, delightful, bulge

L.2.4- Context clues

Math: Two step word problems & arrays



April 18th-21st
Due Date: 4/21/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: RL 2.1- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text

RL 2.2- Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

Writing: W 2.1- Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Spelling: cause, saw, call, salt, thought, bought, because, caught, boy, point, while, might, earth, learn, watch, water, fall, author, chance, aunt

Vocabulary: blob, shriek, congratulate, and whimper

Math: Two step word problems & arrays



April 10th-13th
Due Date: 4/13/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: RL 2.1- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

RL 2.3- Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

Writing: Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Spelling: point, boy, might, while, learn, earth, water, watch, how, out, found, down, whole, seven, piece, pie, oil, voice, woman, women

Vocabulary: treat, provide, conserve, and appreciate

Math: Measurement Two step word problems



April 3rd-7th
Due Date: 4/7/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RI 2.6- identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

R.I 2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

RI 2.9-Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.

Writing:

W2.1-Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Spelling: out, how, down, found, seven, whole, pie, piece, running, stopped, inches, getting, done, can’t, any, warm, house, brown, bread, whose

Vocabulary: unique, recently, valuable, decrease

Math: Word problems



March 27th-31st
Due Date: 3/31/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RL 2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text

R. 2.9- Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures

Writing: W 2.1- Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Spelling: stopped, running, getting, inches, can’t, done, warm, any, filled, picked, classes, ended, heard, buy, through, very, hair, snow, answer, brother

Vocabulary: unique, recently, valuable, decrease

Math: Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems involving lengths that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as drawings of rulers) and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.



March 20th-24th
Due Date: 3/24/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RL 2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how.

RL 2.2- Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

RL 2.3- Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

RL 2.5- Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

RL 2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Writing:

RL 2.4-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words.

L 2.5- Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

Spelling: No spelling test this week! J

Vocabulary: attach, flexible, beneficial, precaution

Math: Continue on with double digit addition. We will be looking at word problems with number lines.



March 6th-March10th
Due Date: 3/10/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: R.I.2.1- we will be reading nonfiction texts

RI 2.5 Text Features

We will review nouns and be looking at common and proper nouns

Writing: nonfiction writing

Spelling: own, road, home, show, old, most, only, told, new, too, food, rule, true, school, heart, blue, write, good, look, know, would, put, should, could, right, why, try, high, kind, find, child, wild, legs, wishes, misses, steps, talk, walk, people, eight, grow, toe, truth, boat, few, fruit,

Vocabulary: insist, create, predict, fabulous

Math: Review week: money, double digit addition/subtraction with regrouping



Feb. 27th-Mar. 3rd
Due Date: 3/3/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: R I. 2.1- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text

R I. 2.2- Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

R I. 2.5- Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

R I. 2.8-Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Writing: W2.2- Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section

Spelling: picked, filled, ended, classes, buy, heard, very, through, legs, wishes, misses, steps, talk, walk, people, eight

Vocabulary: dull, solid, mushy, slurp

Math: Adding four two digit numbers and working with number lines



Feb 21st-24th
Due Date: 2/24/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: R.I.2.1- we will be reading nonfiction texts

R.I.2.8-Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

R.I.2.2- Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

Writing: W2.2- Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

W2.5- With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.

W2.8- With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.

Spelling: wishes, legs, steps, misses, walk, talk, eight, people, right, why, try, high, kind, find, child, wild, glasses, crosses, first, touch

Vocabulary: fragile, sip, picky, attract

Math: Double digit subtraction with regrouping

 



Feb. 13-Feb. 17
Due Date: 2/13/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Feb. 13-17

 

Reading: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (RL2.1/ RI 2.1)

 R.I.2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text

 R.I.2.5- Know and use verious text features

R.I.2.6- Identify the main purpose of a text including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe

Vocabulary:

teamwork, damp, regularly, gleam

Spelling:

why, right, high, try, find, kind, wild, child, write, good, know, look, would, put, should, could, light, quite, lie, young

Math:

Measurement

 



Feb. 6th-10th
Due Date: 2/7/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (RL2.1/ RI 2.1)

 

Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.(RI2.3)

 

Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text. (RI 2.2)

Author's purpose

Vocabulary

fetch, murmur, sturdy, guide

Spelling

 

put, know, look, good, write, could, should, would, new, too, food, fire, true, school, guide, heart, blue, wood, fire, guess

 

Math

Word problems (2.OA.1)

Add and subtract double-digit numbers (2.NBT.5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speed drills will continue this week.  Students will have 5 minutes to complete 40 addition problems with sums up to 10.  

 

 

 

 



Jan. 30-Feb. 3
Due Date: 1/31/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Jan. 30-Feb. 3

 

Reading: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (RL2.1/ RI 2.1)

 

Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.(RI2.3)

 

Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text. (RI 2.2)

Vocabulary

fetch, murmur, sturdy, guide

Spelling

too, new, rule, food, school, true, blue, heart, own, road, home, show, old, most, only, told, few, choose, fruit, Tuesday

Math

Word problems (2.OA.1)

Add and subtract double-digit numbers (2.NBT.5)



Weekly Skills Jan. 3-6
Due Date: 1/3/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Jan. 3-6

 

Reading: Answering who, what, when, where, and why about a fictional texts

Writing: Friendly letter

Spelling: rain, way, air, came, move, great, door, poor, more, or, for, short, bear, four, eye, world, wait, main, Monday, eighteen

Vocabulary: embarrass-make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

Fade-grow lighter and lighter or slowly disappear

Grip-hold something very tightly

huddle-move in close to someone or crowd together in a tight group

prepare-get ready to do something or make something ready

 

 Math:

Shapes and double-digit addition/subtraction

 

 

 

 

Speed drills will continue this week.  Students will have 5 minutes to complete 40 addition problems with sums up to 10.  

 

 

 

 



Dec. 5th-9th
Due Date: 12/5/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Dec. 5-9

 

Language Arts:

Identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story and important details from each part(RL2.3)

 

Identify a character's response to major events in a story (RL2.4)

 Writing: Edit and Publish             

 

Vocabulary:  routine, expert, fade, flop

 

Spelling: 

 

or, more, short, for, four, bear, world, eye, far, part, same, think, give, friend, front, live, horse, store, probe, fourth

 

 Math:

 Review

 

 

 

 

Speed drills will continue this week.  Students will have 5 minutes to complete 40 addition problems with sums up to 10.  

 

 

 

 



Nov. 30- Dec. 2
Due Date: 11/29/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Nov. 30- Dec. 2

 

Language Arts:

Identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story and important details from each part(RL2.3)

 

Identify a character's response to major events in a story (RL2.4)

 

 

 

Write fiction stories about toys

 

Use quotation marks around spoken words in writing (ex.-Mom said, "Clean your room.")

Identify and use collective nouns (a herd of horses, a pack of wolves)                 

 

Vocabulary:  routine, expert, fade, flop

 

Spelling: 

part, far, think, same, friend, give, live, none, front, girl, her, each, turn, gone, word, sure, work, large, sea, climb

 

 

 Math:

 

 

Skip counting by 2s,5s, and 10s.

 

Review of place value

 

 

 

 

Speed drills will continue this week.  Students will have 5 minutes to complete 40 addition problems with sums up to 10.  

 

 

 

 



Weekly Skills Nov. 14-18
Due Date: 11/15/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Nov. 14-18

 

Language Arts:

Identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story and important details from each part(RL2.3)

 

Identify a character's response to major events in a story (RL2.4)

 

 

 

Write fiction stories about animals

 

Use quotation marks around spoken words in writing (ex.-Mom said, "Clean your room.")

Identify and use collective nouns (a herd of horses, a pack of wolves)                 

 

Vocabulary:  routine, expert, fade, flop

 

Spelling: 

her, girl, turn, each, word, gone, work, sure, hear, see, green, here, both, don’t, oh, been, burn, under, worse, search


 

 Math:

 

 

Skip counting by 2s,5s, and 10s.

 

Telling time nearest hour, half-hour, quarter hour, and 5 minute interval  

 

 

 

 

Speed drills will continue this week.  Students will have 5 minutes to complete 40 addition problems with sums up to 10.  

 

 

 

 



Oct. 24-28
Due Date: 10/21/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

 Weekly Skills: Oct.24-28

 

Language Arts: Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.

 

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing

 

*Different kinds of sentences

 

*commas in a series

 

Reading:

 

Answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text

 

Identify different elements in poetry( rhyming words- hat/sat, alliteration- peter piper picked, repeated lines)

 

Science connection: Frogs

 

Vocabulary:  behave, misbehave, discover, racket

 

Spelling:  see, hear, here, green, don’t, both, been, oh, time, makes, five, lines, love, off, once, son, mean, feet, half, health

 

 Math:

 

Identify coins and count coins up to 1$.

 

Speed drills will continue this week.  Students will have 5 minutes to complete 40 addition problems with sums up to 10.  



Weekly Skills: Sept. 12-16
Due Date: 9/12/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Sept 12-16

Language Arts: Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure. (W 2.3)

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing(L 2.2)

 

Use adverbs and adjectives in writing

 

Reading:Answer key details about a story (RL 2.1)

 

Determine the central message or moral of a story

 

Compare and contrast 2 versions of the same story

 

Vocabulary:

terrible, terrific, grumble, scrunch

 

Spelling: review

Math: Breaking numbers into hundreds, tens, ones

 

Count numbers up to 1,000

 

Speed drills will begin this week.  Students will have 5 minutes to complete 40 addition problems with sums up to 10.  



Weekly Skills Sept. 5-9
Due Date: 9/6/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Language Arts: Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure. (W 2.3)

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing(L 2.2)

Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names. (L 2.2a)

Reading:Answer key details about a story (RL 2.1)

Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges. (RL 2.3)

Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters (RL 2.6)

Vocabulary: eavesdrop, eavesdropper, accompany,

annoy

Spelling: ask, next, just, left, to, two were, there, black, went, thing, long, one, does, where, want, scratch, soft, since, price

Math: Breaking numbers into hundreds, tens, ones



Aug. 29th-Sept. 2nd
Due Date: 8/29/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Aug. 29th-Sept. 2nd

Language Arts: (W 2.3) Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.

 

(L 2.2)Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing

 

(L 2.2a) Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names.

 

Reading:Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges. (RL 2.3)

 

Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters (RL 2.6)

 

Vocabulary: hurl, pester, glare, overalls

 

Spelling: much, fish, when, such, was, they, what, have, up, get, that, well, his, go, your, of, check, rich, push, floor

 

Math: (2 OA 1.1) Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing,

 

( 2 MD.B.6) Represent whole numbers as lengths from 0 on a number line diagram with equally spaced points corresponding to the numbers, and represent whole-number sums and differences within 100 on a number line diagram.

 

 

 



Weekly Skills Aug. 22-26
Due Date: 8/22/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills August 22-26 Language Arts

 

RL 2.6) Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

 

 

(W 2.3) Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.

 

(L 2.2)Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing

 

(L 2.2a) Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names.

 

Spelling Words:

much, was, fish, when, such, they, what, have, up, get, that, well, his, go, your, of, check, rich, push, floor

 

Vocabulary Words:  tumble, compassionate, swirl, content,

fearless, fearful, familiar, convince

 

Math: 

(2 OA 1.1) Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing,

 

( 2 MD.B.6) Represent whole numbers as lengths from 0 on a number line diagram with equally spaced points corresponding to the numbers, and represent whole-number sums and differences within 100 on a number line diagram.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/15/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills August 15-19
Language Arts
*answer questions to understand key details in a text and making text connections (who, what, where, when, why, and how questions)

 *describe how characters in a story respond to challenges

*point of view of characters

 *use complete sentences, correct capitalization and punctuation in writing

*write narratives

Spelling Words: get, up, well, that, go, his, of, your, not, back, big, will, are, you, said, do, thick, still, Sunday, Friday  **Spelling assessment will be on Friday.

Vocabulary Words:  tumble, compassionate, swirl, content

Math:  *fluently add and subtract numbers to 18  *identify even and odd numbers and explain why they are even or odd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



May 2-6
Due Date: 5/2/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: May 2-6

 

ELA:

 

Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (L.2.4c)

 

 

Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (E.g. because, and also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide concluding statement or section

 

 Math:   Fluently add and subrtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operation, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. (2.NBT.5)

 

 

Add and subtract withing 1,000 using concrete models, or drawings and stragies based on place value, properties of operation, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Understand that sometimes it it necessary to compose and decompose tens or hundreds (2.NBT.7)

   

 Spelling words: kidney, chimney, jersey, attorney, trolley, bought, fought, thought, brought, sprint, spine, strength, healthy, fitness, tendon.

**Students will write 4 sentences using spelling words correctly.

 

 

 

 

Important Dates:

May 20th- Awards Day(9:30-9:55)/Color Run(10:00-10:40)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



April 25-29
Due Date: 4/26/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: April 25-29

 

ELA:

Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g. read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations)

 

Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (E.g. because, and also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide concluding statement or section

 

      

 Math:      *solve one and two step word problems

 

               *fluently add and subtract numbers up to 20 (50 problems in 5 minutes)

Spelling Words:  

system, body, exercise, heart, intestine, muscle, lungs, skeleton, stomach, digest, organ, science, skull, vein, vessel

 

 

 

 

**Students will write 4 sentences using spelling words correctly.

 

 

 

 

Important Dates:

 

April 22- 2nd grade field trip

April 28-29- Spotlight field trip

May 20th- Awards Day/Color Run

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



April 19-22
Due Date: 4/20/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: April 18-22

 

ELA:

use an apostrophe to form possessive nouns

          *explore sound and imagery in poems, use descriptive language (adjectives and adverbs) in poetry, and use figerature language (similes, metaphors, and alliteration)        

 

                                                                                                       

 

  

 

 Math:   *create line plots to record data by measuring lengths of several different objects 

 

               *solve one and two step word problems

 

               *fluently add and subtract numbers up to 20 (50 problems in 5 minutes)

Spelling Words:  phase, phone, phrase, graph, sphere, phobia, brief, chief, thief, shield, fierce, hustle, castle, whistle, wrestle

 

**Students will write 4 sentences using spelling words correctly.

 

 

 

 

Important Dates:

 

April 22- 2nd grade field trip

April 28-29- Spotlight field trip

May 20th- Awards Day/Color Run

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Feb. 22-26
Due Date: 2/22/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:February 22-26

 

ELA

 

Answer 5 w’s (who, what, where, when, why) and 1 h (how) about a text. (RL.2.1)

 

Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. (RL.2.2)

 

Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures. (RL. 2.9)

 

 

Math: Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools (2.MD.1)

 

Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements: describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen. (2.MD.2)

 

 Spelling words:

nature, nurture, folktale, fable, similarity, belief, Chinese, future, culture, lecture, feature, texture, picture, capture, posture

 

 

**Students will write 4 sentences using spelling words correctly.

 

 

 

 

Important Dates:

February 26-hat day

 

March 10- 3rd grade musical

 

March 14-18- Spring break

 

March 25- Good Friday

 

March 28- Easter holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Weekly Skills: Feb. 8-12
Due Date: 2/8/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:February 8-12

 

ELA

Write opinion pieces in which they: introduce topic or book, state an opinion, supply reasons that support opinion, use linking words (because, and, also), and provide conclusion. (W.2.1)

 

Math: Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools (2.MD.1)

 

Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements: describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen. (2.MD.2)

 

 Spelling words: groom, proof, swoop, loose, dear, fear, appear, cheat, breathe, health, bread, reason, because, opinion, believe

 

**Students will write 4 sentences using spelling words correctly.

 

 

 

 

Important Dates:

February 12th- Jump Rope for Heart money due

February 12th- Snow makeup day/ Valentine’s party

February 15- Washington’s birthday (School holiday)

February 26-hat day



Jan. 19-22
Due Date: 1/19/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:January 19-22

 

ELA

 

 

 

Writes informative/explanatory texts using facts/definitions to develop a point and a conclusion. (W.2.2)

 

 

 

With guidance and support from teachers, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing (W.2.6)

 

 

 

Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is being modified (L.2.1e)

 

 

 

Spelling words:

grain, frail, drain, faint, brain, tray, clay, sway, stray, gray, voice, different, characters, verb, adjective

 

 

 

 

 

 

**Students will also beginning write 4 sentences at the end of spelling tests.

 

 

 

Vocabulary words:

 

1.   allowed- to let something happen

 

2.  slave- owned by another man

 

3.  beckoned- to signal

 

4.  crate- a wooden box

 

5.  clerk- salesperson

 

6.  pried- to force open

 

7. rejoiced- to be glad

 

8.  trembling- to shake with fear, cold, or excitement

 

9.  captured- to take prisoner

 

10.           hymns- songs of praise or joy

 

11.           blistering- extremely hot

 

12.          protested- to disagree with words or actions

 

 

 

 

 

Math Skills: 

 

 

 

Solve world problems involving quarters, dimes, nickles, and pennies, using dollar and cent symbols appropriately (2.MD.8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Weekly Skills Jan. 11-15
Due Date: 1/11/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:January 11-15

ELA

 

Writes informative/explanatory texts using facts/definitions to develop a point and a conclusion. (W.2.2)

 

With guidance and support from teachers, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing (W.2.6)

 

Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is being modified (L.2.1e)

 

Spelling words:

join, noise, spoil, point, choice, voice, joint, moist, void, boil, secret, courage, minister, peace, Germany

 

**Students will also beginning write 4 sentences at the end of spelling tests.

 

Vocabulary words:

1.   allowed- to let something happen

2.  slave- owned by another man

3.  beckoned- to signal

4.  crate- a wooden box

5.  clerk- salesperson

6.  pried- to force open

7. rejoiced- to be glad

8.  trembling- to shake with fear, cold, or excitement

9.  captured- to take prisoner

10.           hymns- songs of praise or joy

11.           blistering- extremely hot

12.          protested- to disagree with words or actions

 

 

Math Skills: 

 

Solve world problems involving quarters, dimes, nickles, and pennies, using dollar and cent symbols appropriately (2.MD.8)

 

 



Weekly Skills: Jan. 4-8
Due Date: 1/4/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills Jan. 4-8

 

ELA: Unit Theme: “Journey to Freedom”

 

-       how characters behave and think in a text; who, what, when, where, why, & how

 

·        describe the beginning middle & end of a story Cold Read 1/8

 

·        use past tense irregular verbs (sit/sat, run/ran, hide/hid) Skills test 1/8

 

Spelling Words: rose, chose, those, nose, pose, hose, close, these, rise, choose,

slavery, freedom, crate, escape, journey, abolish

 

1.    allowed- to let do or happen; permitted

 

 

 

2.  slave- a person who is owned by another person

 

 

 

3.  beckoned- to signal with hands or to nod

 

 

 

4.  crate- a wooden box used for storing or shipping

 

 

 

5.  clerk- a salesperson in a store

 

 

 

6.  pried- raised or forced open with a lever

 

 

 

7.  rejoiced- to be glad; “jumped for joy”

 

 

 

8.  trembling- shaking from fear, cold, or excitement

 

 

 

9.  captured- to take and hold by force

 

 

 

10.   haunting- hard to forget; stays in memory

 

 

 

11. pleaded- to beg

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Math:

 

·     Review of time and money

 

 

 

 



Nov. 16-20
Due Date: 11/18/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: Nov. 16-20

 

  ELA: 

Describe how characters in a story respond to major events. (RL.2.3)

 

Acknowledge differences in the point of view of characters. (RL.2.6)

 

Determine the meaning of the 5 new words formed when a known prefix is added to a word. (L.2.4b)

 

 

  Writing: write a narrative in which a sequence of events are told with descriptive details (W.2.3) **This will be a skill that continues throughout the 9 weeks**  

 

  Math: 

Identify shapes and their attributes

 

 

 

Spelling Words:  

 

 

rented, dented, hunted, rested, landed, tested, dashed, crushed, helped, thanked, character, plot, setting, problem, solution

 

 

  

  Reminders:

 

 

 

 

(students need to wear red, white or blue)

 

Nov. 16- Final day for yearbook money ($35.00)

 

Nov.23-27- Thanksgiving Holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Nov. 9-13
Due Date: 11/10/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: Nov. 9-13

 

  ELA: 

Describe how characters in a story respond to major events. (RL.2.3)

 

Acknowledge differences in the point of view of characters. (RL.2.6)

 

Determine the meaning of the 5 new words formed when a known prefix is added to a word. (L.2.4b)

 

 

  Writing: write a narrative in which a sequence of events are told with descriptive details (W.2.3) **This will be a skill that continues throughout the 9 weeks**  

 

  Math: 

Identify shapes and their attributes

 

Review place value (hundreds, tens, and ones), skip counting by 2s, 5s, 10s, and 100s

 

Mentally add and subtract 10 and 100 to a given number           

 

 

 

Spelling Words:  

 

whale, shame, maze, pane, rake, chase, grade, shave, trade, brave, disagree, rewrite, preview, unhappy, overheard

 

  

  Reminders:

 

 

Nov. 9-13- Our lunch time has changed to 12:20-12:45

 

Nov. 10- Progress reports

 

Nov. 12- Musical 6:00 PM

 

(students need to wear red, white or blue)

 

Nov. 16- Final day for yearbook money ($35.00)

 

Nov.23-27- Thanksgiving Holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



October 5-9
Due Date: 10/6/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: October 5-9

 

ELA:

 Identify the main purpose of a text-to persuade, to inform, to entertain (Author's Purpose)

Read and answer questions about folktales and fables and identify the moral (lesson) of a fable

 

Using context clues to determine meaning of unknown words    

 

 

   Writing: write a narrative in which a sequence of events are told with descriptive details (W.2.3) **This will be a skill that continues throughout the 9 weeks**  

Focus Words

1.livestock- farm animals

2. buckaroo- a young cowboy

 

3. drover- a cowboy that drives cattle

 

4. lariat- a rope used to lasso

 

5. herd- a group of horses or cows

 

6. infamous- famous for bad deeds

 

7. steer- a male cow

 

8. witnessed- to see something happen

 

9. occupation- a job

 

          

 

Spelling Words:  champ, chant, ranch, branch, quench, crunch, church, bench, choose, cheap, author, purpose, persuade, inform, entertain

 

 Math:     *use and draw picture and bar graphs to answer questions

 

               *recognize and draw shapes (triangles, squares, rectangles, pentagons, hexagons, octogons, quadrilaterals, cubes)              

 

               *fluently add and subtract numbers to 20

 

 

 

Social Studies:  learn about the Wild West and the life of cowboys and pioneers       

 

  

 

 Reminders:

 

Oct. 5-9-"Pick of the Patch" fundraiser-Pumpkins are $1.00 each.  The class that raises the most money gets to decorate their own real pumpkins to take home.

 

Oct. 8-make up school pictures

 

Oct. 9-field trip money and forms are due

 

Oct. 9-Scholastic book orders are due

 

Oct. 12-Columbus Day-no school

 

Oct. 14-report cards go home



Sept. 21-25
Due Date: 9/21/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: Sept 21-25

 

Reminders:

 Correction on Newsletter!

Occupation- job or career

ELA:

Text Features (RI 2.5)

 

Synonyms and Antonyms (L.2.5)

 

 

Writing: write a narrative in which a sequence of events are told with descriptive details (W.2.3) **This will be a skill that continues throughout the 9 weeks**

Focus Words

1.livestock- farm animals

2. buckaroo- a young cowboy

 

3. drover- a cowboy that drives cattle

 

4. lariat- a rope used to lasso

 

5. herd- a group of horses or cows

 

6. infamous- famous for bad deeds

 

7. steer- a male cow

 

8. witnessed- to see something happen

 

9. occupation- a job

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling words:

 

splash,trash,smash,clash, slash,shun,shrub,shrug,plush,blush, cowboy,cattle,rope,herd,lasso

 

 

(Test Thursday)

 

Math Skills: 

 

Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operation, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. (2.NBT.5)

 

 

Count within 1,000 (2.NBT.2)

 

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: parts of a flower

Social Studies connection:

 



Sept. 14-18
Due Date: 9/14/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: Sept 14-18

 

Reminders:

 

ELA:

The student can generate a list of 5 real life connections between words and their use. (L.2.5a)

 

Text Features (RI 2.5)

 

Writing: write a narrative in which a sequence of events are told with descriptive details (W.2.3) **This will be a skill that continues throughout the 9 weeks**

 

 

Spelling words:

lump,pump,jump,dump,plump,blend, spend,trend,spent,crept,swept,spicy,crunchy,juicy,rough

 

(Test Thursday)

 

Math Skills: 

 

Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digit. (2.NBT.4)

 

Count within 1,000 (2.NBT.2)

 

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: parts of a flower

Social Studies connection:

 



Sept 8-11
Due Date: 9/10/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: Sept 8-11

 

Reminders:

- Labor Day holiday- Sept 7

ELA: identify the main idea of a multi-paragraph text as well as specific paragraphs within the text (RI 2.2)

Text Features (RI 2.5)

 

Writing: write a narrative in which a sequence of events are told with descriptive details (W.2.3) **This will be a skill that continues throughout the 9 weeks**

 

 

Spelling words:hint, clip, slid, trip, drift, swift, crisp, twist, strip, script, eighteen, nineteen, forty, fifty, sixty

(Test Thursday)

 

Math Skills: 

understand that the digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones

read and write numbers to 1,000 using base numbers, number words, and expanded form

 

 

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: Seasons and gardening

Social Studies connection:

 



August 31-Sept. 4
Due Date: 9/1/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: August 31-Sept. 4

 

Reminders:

- Labor Day holiday- Sept 7

ELA: identify the main idea of a multi-paragraph text as well as specific paragraphs within the text (RI 2.2)

 

Writing: write a narrative in which a sequence of events are told with descriptive details (W.2.3) **This will be a skill that continues throughout the 9 weeks**

 

 

Spelling words:trump, gulf, thrust, bunch, stump, crunch, chug, grunt, trust, spun, eleven, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen     

(Test Thursday)

 

Math Skills: 

understand that the digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones

read and write numbers to 1,000 using base numbers, number words, and expanded form

 

 

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: Seasons and gardening

Social Studies connection:

 



Week 24-28
Due Date: 8/25/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

 

 

Weekly skills: August 24-28

 

Reminders:

- Parent night will be August 17th

-Please send money and notes in your child's homework folder

-Students will need to wear tennis shoes on P.E. day (Monday)

 

ELA:

  Ask and answer 5 W’s and 1 H about a nonfiction story (who, what, where, when, why, and how) (RI.2.1) (Test Friday)

 

Writing: write a narrative in which a sequence of events are told with descriptive details (W.2.3) **This will be a skill that continues throughout the 9 weeks**

 

 

Spelling words:

twelve, thirteen, twenty, thirty, hundred, Earth, east, west, north, south, who, what, where, when, why(Test Thursday)

 

Math Skills: 

 

fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies (2.OA.2)

 

Determine whether a group of objects is odd or even. (2.OA.3)

 Test for odd/even will be Thursday

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: Seasons and gardening

Social Studies connection: 

 



Aug. 17-21
Due Date: 8/18/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: August 17-21

 

Reminders:

- Parent night will be August 17th

-Please send money and notes in your child's homework folder

-Students will need to wear tennis shoes on P.E. day (Monday)

 

ELA:

  Ask and answer 5 W’s and 1 H about a fictional story (who, what, where, when, why, and how) (RL.2.1) (Test Friday)

 

Writing: write a narrative in which a sequence of events are told with descriptive details (W.2.3) **This will be a skill that continues throughout the 9 weeks**

 

 

Spelling words:

damp, clamp, stamp, plant, slant, stand, brand, craft, draft, bland, winter, spring, summer, fall, autumn (Test Thursday)

 

Math Skills: 

 

fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies (2.OA.2)

 

Determine whether a group of objects is odd or even. (2.OA.3)

 Test for odd/even will be Thursday

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: Seasons and gardening

Social Studies connection:

 



August 10-14
Due Date: 8/10/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: August 10-14

 

Reminders:

- Parent night will be August 17th

-Please send money and notes in your child's homework folder

-Students will need to wear tennis shoes on P.E. day (Monday)

 

ELA:

  Ask and answer 5 W’s and 1 H about a fictional story (who, what, where, when, why, and how) (RL.2.1) (Test Friday)

 

Writing: write a narrative in which a sequence of events are told with descriptive details (W.2.3) **This will be a skill that continues throughout the 9 weeks**

 

 

Spelling words:

No spelling words this week :)

 

Math Skills: 

 

fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies (2.OA.2)

 

Determine whether a group of objects is odd or even. (2.OA.3)

 

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: Seasons and gardening

Social Studies connection:

 



Weekly Skills April 27-May 1
Due Date: 4/27/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: April 27-May 1

 

Reminders:

·        Field trip is April 29th

·        Field Day/Awards Day will be May 21st

 

Field Trip Reminders!!

 

Your child needs to bring/wear:

1.    If your child is bringing a lunch it will need to be disposable. (we have paper bags in the room) Please no Tupperware J

2.    Students will need to bring a light weight jacket.

3.    Students will need to wear tennis shoes.    

ELA:

 

Participates in shared research and writing projects (W.2.7)

With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing (W.2.5)

Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided resources to answer a question (W.2.8)

 

Spelling words:

phase, phone, graph, dolphin, atmosphere, nestle, wrestle, bristle, hustle, whistle, vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber, calories

 

 

**Students will also write 4 sentences using 4 spelling words.

 

Math Skills: 

 

: Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve words problems involving lengths that are given in the same units. eg., by using drawings (such as rulers) and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problems

(2 MD.5)

Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of several objects to nearest whole unit, or by making repeated measurements of the same object. Show the measurements by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in whole-number units (2MD.9)

Other Skills:

Science connection: Human body systems

Social Studies connection:

 



Weekly Skill: March 2-6
Due Date: 3/2/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: March 2-6

ELA

 

ELA:

 

Identify the main idea of a multi-paragraph text. (RI.2.2)

 

 

 

Determine of clarify the meanings of words or phrases using context clues (L.2.4a)

 

Spelling words:

 

 fraud, pause, cause, fault, vault, thaw, crawl, shawl, yawn, drawn, France, soldier, want, won’t, were

 

 

**Students will also write 4 sentences using 4 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

1. Broth- thin soup of concentrated fish or meat

 

 

 

2. Peasant-a member of a class of people; of low social rank

 

 

 

3. Cider- juice pressed from fruit; used for drinking

 

(apple cider)

 

 

 

4. Banquet-a lavish meal or feast

 

 

 

5. Trudged-to walk wearily; to walk with heavy steps

 

 

 

6. Cellar- an underground room for storage

 

 

 

Math Skills: 

 

Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems incolcing length. (2.MD.5)

Represent whole numbers as lengths from 0 on a number line diagram with equally

 

Other Skills:

Science connection:

Social Studies connection: China/ France

 



Weekly Skills: Feb. 19-27
Due Date: 2/19/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:February 19-27

ELA

 

 

ELA: Write opinion pieces in which they include a topic, reasons, and conclusion. (W.2.1)

 

With guidance and support from teachers, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing (W.2.6)

Ask and answer who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (RL.2.1) **Cold Read Feb. 26**

Recount stories, including foables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. (RL.2.2.)

Irregular Plural Nouns (ex. foot-feet, child-children, mouse-mice) **Skills Test Feb. 27th**

Spelling words:

 

stage, barge, gorge, large, charge, lounge, sponge, hinge, cringe, merge, China, Asia, monk, difference, similarities

 

 

**Students will also write 4 sentences using 4 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 1. typhoon- tropical cyclone

2. diverse- different

3. culture- a way of life, beliefs, or arts of a nation

4. temple- a building used for prayer or religious services

**More vocabulary will be added next week**

 

 

Math Skills: 

Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimenters, and meters (2.MD.3)

 

Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit. (2.MD.4)

Addition and subtraction one- and two-tep word problems. (2.OA.1)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection:

Social Studies connection: China

 



Weekly skills Feb. 9-12
Due Date: 2/10/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:February 9-12

ELA

 

 

ELA: Write opinion pieces in which they include a topic, reasons, and conclusion. (W.2.1)

 

 

With guidance and support from teachers, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing (W.2.6)

 

Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is being modified (L.2.1e)

 

Spelling words:

 

groom, proof, swoop, loose, dear, fear, cheat, breathe, health, bread, reason, because, opinion, believe, conclusion

 

 

**Students will also write 4 sentences using 4 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

 

 

Math Skills: 

 

 

Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimenters, and meters (2.MD.3)

 

Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit. (2.MD.4)

 

 

Other Skills:

Science connection:

Social Studies connection: 

 



Weekly Skills Jan. 12-16
Due Date: 1/12/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:January 12-16

ELA

 

Writes informative/explanatory texts using facts/definitions to develop a point and a conclusion. (W.2.2)

 

With guidance and support from teachers, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing (W.2.6)

 

Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is being modified (L.2.1e)

 

Spelling words:

join, noise, spoil, point, choice, voice, joint, moist, void, boil, secret, courage, minister, peace, Germany

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

1.   allowed- to let something happen

2.  slave- owned by another man

3.  beckoned- to signal

4.  crate- a wooden box

5.  clerk- salesperson

6.  pried- to force open

7. rejoiced- to be glad

8.  trembling- to shake with fear, cold, or excitement

9.  captured- to take prisoner

10.           hymns- songs of praise or joy

11.           blistering- extremely hot

12.          protested- to disagree with words or actions

 

 

Math Skills: 

 

Solve world problems involving quarters, dimes, nickles, and pennies, using dollar and cent symbols appropriately (2.MD.8)

 

 

Other Skills:

Science connection:

Social Studies connection: 



Dec. 15-19
Due Date: 12/15/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:December 15-19

Important News:

 Christmas Party- Dec. 19 (12:00-12:45)

Pajama day tomorrow! (Dec. 16)

 

ELA Skills: 

 

 

Multiple meaning words (L.2.4)

 

Prefixes (L.2.4b) Test Thursday

 

Acknowledge differences in the point of view of characters, by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue. (RL.2.6)

 

 

Writing Skills:

 

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words:

 slide, pride, smile, prize, shine, glide, chime, prime, stripe, spike, dislike, replay, unable, pretest, misplace

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

 

 

1. information- facts about a topic

 

2. disappoint- to let someone down by not doing something that was expected.

 

3. pleased- to make happy

 

4. spurt- to gush forth

 

5. forcibly- strongly or with force

 

6. stroke- to pet gently

 

7. details- small bits of information

 

 

 

Math Skills: 

Semester review

 



Weekly Skills: Nov. 10-14
Due Date: 11/10/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:November 10-14

Important News:

 

-Our Frontier Day will be Thursday, November 13. Students may dress up as cowboys/cowgirls.

 

ELA Skills: 

 

Use commas in greeting and closing of letters (L.2.2b)

Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (L.2.4d)

Writing Skills:

 

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words:

 comma, letter, friendly, compound, revise, edit, late, crate, slate, create, date, mate, debate, donate, skate

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

 

 

1. information- facts about a topic

 

2. disappoint- to let someone down by not doing something that was expected.

 

3. pleased- to make happy

 

4. spurt- to gush forth

 

5. forcibly- strongly or with force

 

6. stroke- to pet gently

 

7. details- small bits of information

 

 

 

Math Skills: 

Identify coins and their value. Use the dollar and cent symbols appropriately, and show multiple combinations of coins or dollars for a given value up to a dollar (2.MD.8)

 

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: Whales

Social Studies connection: 



Weekly Skills: Oct. 27-31
Due Date: 10/28/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:Oct. 27-31

Important News:

 

-We will be having a class fall party on Friday of this week. Please send a bag of treats/candy with your child. We will be putting these in goody bags to take home. (We have 22 students)

 

-Please avoid candy that may have nuts. We have students with nut allergies in our room. Thank you.

 

- This week we are practicing for our musical, so lunch has been moved to 12:20. Students are welcome to bring a snack. It is hard to sing with grumbling tummies J

 

-Friday will be “dress as your favorite storybook character.” If your child dresses up, please have them bring their character’s book to share with the class.

 

 

 

 

ELA Skills: 

 

Recount stories including fables and folktales from different cultures and determine their central message or moral. (R.L.2.2)

 

Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures. (RL.2.9)

 

Writing Skills:

 

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words:

 bank, yank, thank, prank, blank, trunk, bunk, dunk, brink, link, slink, think, shrink, honk, blink

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

 

1.cunning-sly

 

2. embraced- to hug

 

3. dusk- in the evening

 

4. latch- to lock

 

5. squatters- a person staying on someone else’s land

 

6. stake- a thick, wooden post

 

7. exhausted- very tired

 

8. mounted- to climb up on

 

9. ruckus- a loud noise

 

10. mysterious- very hard to explain or understand

 

 

Math Skills: 

Identify coins and their value. Use the dollar and cent symbols appropriately, and show multiple combinations of coins or dollars for a given value up to a dollar (2.MD.8)

 

 

Other Skills:

Science connection:

Social Studies connection: pioneers

 



Weekly Skills: Oct. 20-24
Due Date: 10/19/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:Oct. 20-24

 

ELA Skills: 

 

Recount stories including fables and folktales from different cultures and determine their central message or moral. (R.L.2.2) (Test Friday)

 

Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures. (RL.2.9)

 

Use collective nouns (L.2.1a)

 

Example of collective nouns: a herd of cattle, school of fish, flock of sheep

 

Writing Skills:

 

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words:

 

gaggle, school, hives, zeal, group, stung, flung, sprung, fang, slang, sprang, fling, sting, slung, bring

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

 

1.cunning-sly

 

2. embraced- to hug

 

3. dusk- in the evening

 

4. latch- to lock

 

5. squatters- a person staying on someone else’s land

 

6. stake- a thick, wooden post

 

7. exhausted- very tired

 

8. mounted- to climb up on

 

9. ruckus- a loud noise

 

10. mysterious- very hard to explain or understand

 

 

Math Skills: 

Identify coins and their value. Use the dollar and cent symbols appropriately, and show multiple combinations of coins or dollars for a given value up to a dollar (2.MD.8)

(Test Friday)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection:

Social Studies connection: pioneers

 



Oct. 6-10
Due Date: 10/6/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:Oct. 6-10

 

ELA Skills: 

Identify the main purpose of a text, including the author’s purpose (RI.2.6) (Test Friday)

 

 

 

 

Test Friday

 

Writing Skills:

 

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words:

 

champ, chant, ranch, branch, quench, author, inform, purpose, entertain, persuade, fable, folktale, fact, opinion, moral

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

 

1.cunning-sly

 

2. embraced- to hug

 

3. dusk- in the evening

 

4. latch- to lock

 

5. squatters- a person staying on someone else’s land

 

6. stake- a thick, wooden post

 

7. exhausted- very tired

 

8. mounted- to climb up on

 

9. ruckus- a loud noise

 

10. mysterious- very hard to explain or understand

 

 

Math Skills: 

 

Draw a picture and bar graph to represent a data set with up to four categories. Solve problems using information in a bar graph. (2.MD.10)

Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one step word problems. (2.OA.1)

(Test Friday)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection:

Social Studies connection: pioneers

 



Weekly Skills Sept 29-Oct. 3
Due Date: 9/30/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:Sept. 29- Oct. 3

 

ELA Skills: 

-Know and use various text features (RI.2.5)

 

 

-Context clues (L.2.4a)

Test Friday

 

Writing Skills:

 

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words:

 

that, thud, thump, sixth, fifth, throat, then, them, depth, tenth, steer, pioneer, infamous, explore, occupation

 

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

1.livestock- farm animals

2. buckaroo- a young cowboy

3. drover- a cowboy that drives cattle

4. lariat- a rope used to lasso

5. herd- a group of horses or cows

6. infamous- famous for bad deeds

7. steer- a male cow

8. witnessed- to see something happen

9. occupation- a job

 

Math Skills: 

 

-Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and one digits using <, >, = (2.NBT.4)

 

Skip count by 5’s, 10’s, 100’s to 1000 (2.NBT.2)

(Test Friday)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection:

Social Studies connection: pioneers/ Lewis and Clark

 



Weekly SKills 22-26
Due Date: 9/23/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:Sept. 22-26

 

ELA Skills: 

-Ask and answer questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how (RI.2.1)

 

 

-Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings (L.2.5)

Test Friday

 

Writing Skills:

 

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words:

 

splash, trash, smash, clash, slash, shun, shrub, shrug, plush, blush, cowboy, cattle, rope, herd, lasso

 

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

1.livestock- farm animals

2. buckaroo- a young cowboy

3. drover- a cowboy that drives cattle

4. lariat- a rope used to lasso

5. herd- a group of horses or cows

6. infamous- famous for bad deeds

7. steer- a male cow

8. witnessed- to see something happen

9. occupation- a job

 

Math Skills: 

-I can fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies (2.OA.2)

-Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and one digits using <, >, = (2.NBT.4)

 

Skip count by 5’s, 10’s, 100’s to 1000 (2.NBT.2)

(Test Friday)



Weekly Skills: Setp 15-19
Due Date: 9/15/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:Sept. 15-19

 

ELA Skills: 

-Create 5 real life connections between words and their use (L.2.5a)

 

 

-Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. (SL.2.2)

Test Friday

 

Writing Skills:

 

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words:

 

lump, pump, jump, dump, plump, blend, spend, trend, spent, crept, swept, spicy, crunchy, juicy, rough

 

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

1.    disguise -to hide yourself

 

  1. conifer –a tree that has cones
  2. evergreen –a tree that is always green
  3. source – comes from something
  4. tropical– hot and humid
  5. pollination– move pollen from one place to another
  6. germination – a seed sprouts and grows
  7. hemisphere– half of the earth
  8. season– time of year

 

10. migrate – moving during a season

 

11. frantically - hurriedly

 

12. plow –to dig up the earth

 

Math Skills: 

-I can fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies (2.OA.2)

-Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and one digits using <, >, = (2.NBT.4)

 

Skip count by 5’s, 10’s, 100’s to 1000 (2.NBT.2)

(Test Friday)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection:

Social Studies connection: Johnny Appleseed

 



Weekly Skills Sept. 8-12
Due Date: 9/8/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:Sept. 8-12

 

ELA Skills: 

-Know and use various text. (Glossary, index, bold print, caption, subheading) (RI.2.5)

 

-Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. (SL.2.2)

Test Friday

 

Writing Skills:

 

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words:

 

hint, clip, slid, trip, drift, swift, crisp, twist, strip, script, twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, sixty

 

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

 

1.    disguise -to hide yourself

 

  1. conifer –a tree that has cones
  2. evergreen –a tree that is always green
  3. source – comes from something
  4. tropical– hot and humid
  5. pollination– move pollen from one place to another
  6. germination – a seed sprouts and grows
  7. hemisphere– half of the earth
  8. season– time of year

 

10. migrate – moving during a season

 

11. frantically - hurriedly

 

12. plow –to dig up the earth

 

Math Skills: 

-I can fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies (2.OA.2)

-Understand that the three digits of a number represent amounts of hundreds, ten, and ones. (2.NBT.1a & 2.NBT.1b)

 

Read and write numbers to 1,000 using base ten numbers, number names, and expanded form. (2. NBT .3) (Test Friday)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: Parts of a plant/photosynthesis

Social Studies connection: 

 



Weekly skills August 18-22
Due Date: 8/22/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:August 18-22

 

ELA Skills: 

- I can ask and answer 5w's and H (who, what, where, when, why, and how) about a story. (RL. 2.1)

-I can carry on a discussion about a topic with my peers (SL.2.1a)

 

Writing Skills:

-We will be reviewing 1st grade grammar skills. (nouns, verbs)

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words: pat, at, fat, mat, sat, tap, map, look, took, happy, see, fast, little, pass, here (Test Thursday)

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

1. debt- to owe someone something

2. profit- to gain

3. harvest- gather crops

4. billow- to flap in the wind

5. crouch- to squat

6. crocuses- purple or white flowers

7. fledglings- baby birds

 

 

Math Skills: 

-I can fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies (2.OA.2)

-I can determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members (2.OA.3)

-I can represent whole numbers as lengths from 0 on a number line diagram with equally spaced points corresponding to the numbers 0,1,2. (2.MD.6)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: Seasons

Social Studies connection: 



Weekly Skills August 25-29
Due Date: 8/22/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:August 25-29

 

ELA Skills: 

- I can ask and answer 5w's and H (who, what, where, when, why, and how) about a story. (RL. 2.1)

-I can carry on a discussion about a topic with my peers (SL.2.1a)

-I can capitalize holidays, product, and geographic names (L.2.2a)

 

Writing Skills:

-We will be reviewing 1st grade grammar skills. (nouns, verbs)

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words:

flat, slam, snap, bland, draft, cramp, plant, stand, grasp, blast, who, what, when, where, why

 

**Students will also write 2 sentences using 2 spelling words.

 

Vocabulary words:

1. debt- to owe someone something

2. profit- to gain

3. harvest- gather crops

4. billow- to flap in the wind

5. crouch- to squat

6. crocuses- purple or white flowers

7. fledglings- baby birds

8. equator- invisible line around the Earth

9. climate- the temperature and precipitation in an area of land

10. carnivore- meat eater

11. herbivore- plant eater

 

 

Math Skills: 

-I can fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies (2.OA.2)

-I can determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members (2.OA.3)

-I can represent whole numbers as lengths from 0 on a number line diagram with equally spaced points corresponding to the numbers 0,1,2. (2.MD.6)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: Seasons

Social Studies connection: 



Weekly Skills August 11-15
Due Date: 8/10/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:August 11-15

 

ELA Skills:

- I can ask and answer 5w's and H (who, what, where, when, why, and how) about a story. (RL. 2.1)

 

Writing Skills:

-We will be reviewing 1st grade grammar skills. (nouns, verbs)

-I can write a sequence of events, using key details to create a personal narrative.

Spelling words: No Spelling words this week

 

Math Skills:

-I can fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies (2.OA.2)

-I can determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members (2.OA.3)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: Seasons

Social Studies connection:



May5-9
Due Date: 5/1/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:May 5-9

 

ELA Skills: 

- I can read and understand informational texts (RI 2.10)

-I can describe how an author uses details to make a point (RI 2.8)

-I can figure out the meaning of words and phrases in a text. (RI 2.4)

-I can record myself reading a story or poem. I can use pictures to help others understand what I am talking about. (SL 2.5)

 

Spelling words: vein, disease, virus, breathe, spine, nerve, ankle, elbow, skull, bone, teeth, knee, eye, sight, joint

Math Skills: 

-I can solve two step word problems (2.OA.1)

example: Mary has 32 chocolate chip cookies to sell for the bake sale, and she has 41 sugar cookies. She sold 62 cookies on the day of the bake sale. How many cookies did she have left?

Other Skills:

Science connection: Human body systems

Social Studies connection: 



April 27-May 2
Due Date: 4/28/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:April 27- May 2

 

ELA Skills: 

- I can describe how words and phrases (alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning to a story, poem, or song (RL.2.4)

-I can write about a topic and tell how to read about it (w 2.1)

-I can research and write with others for a project. (W 2.7)

 

Spelling words: system, body, healthy, heart, brain, muscle,lungs, skeleton, stomach, digest, organ, science, busy, opinion, reasons

Math Skills: 

-I can measure lengths to the nearest whole number and create a line plot (2.MD.9)

Other Skills:

Science connection: Human body systems

Social Studies connection: 



April 21-25
Due Date: 4/21/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:April 21-25

 

ELA Skills: 

- I can describe how words and phrases (alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning to a story, poem, or song (RL.2.4)

-I can use reflexive pronouns (ex. yourself, herself, ourselves) (L.2.1c)

- I can use an apostrophe to form contractions and most possessives. (L.2.2c)

-I can research and write with others for a project. (W 2.7)

 

Spelling words: can't, she'll, he's, I'm, hasn't, ourselves, isn't, we're, yourselves, themseleves, himself, myself, yourself, itself,herself

 

Math Skills: 

-I can measure lengths to the nearest whole number and create a line plot (2.MD.9)

Other Skills:

Science connection: Human body systems

Social Studies connection: 



Weekly Skills April 7-11
Due Date: 4/4/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:April 7-11

 

ELA Skills:

-I can write narratives in which they recount a short sequence of events, include detail to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings (w.2.3)

- I can describe how words and phrases (alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning to a story, poem, or song (RL.2.4)

 

Spelling words:poetry, rhyme, rhythm, poem, simile, language, adjective, adverb, describe, repeat, health, poet, enough, some, from

Vocabulary Words: test April 18

1.slinking-to sneak

2.spied-to watch secretly

3.scattered-to spread everywhere

4.spiraled-to fall in winding circles

5.parachute-fabric attached to thin ropes

6.griddle- a frying pan

7.limousine-fancy vehicle

8.cowered-to crouch in fear

9.threshold-bottom of a doorway

10.forlornly-sadly or lonely

 

Math Skills:

-I can divide circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describing them using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths; I will be able to recognize that equal shares of identical wholes will not always have the same shape (fractions). (2.G.3)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: This week we are starting our new unit about healthy choices. We will learn about food groups



Weekly Skills March31-April3
Due Date: 3/28/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:March 31-April 3

 

ELA Skills:

-I can write narratives in which they recount a short sequence of events, include detail to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings (w.2.3)

- review homophones (words that sound the same but have different spellings/meanings- two, too, to)

 

Spelling words: friend, teacher, your, you're, two, to, too, America, Indian, native, country, continent, people, through, thought

Vocabulary Words: test April 4

1. province-a region of countries

2.territory-an area of land

3.welands-swampy area

4.peninsula-a body of land almost completely surrounded by water

5. mountain range- a group of mountains

6. canyon- a deep valley with steep sides.

7.tribes- a group of people who share a culture

8.ceremonies- formal celebration

9.shelter- protects you from the weather

10.tracking-marks left by moving animals or people

11.weaving-making clothes using a loom

 

Math Skills:

-I can divide circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describing them using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths; I will be able to recognize that equal shares of identical wholes will not always have the same shape (fractions). (2.G.3)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection:

Social Studies connection: This week we are continuing our unit-Fables and Folktales from Around the World- and we are beginning a study of Native American tribes and reading a Native American folktale Love Flute.



March 24-28
Due Date: 3/21/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:March 24-28

 

ELA Skills:

-I can produce, expand, and rearrange simple and compound sentences (L.2.1f)

simple: We went to the store.

compound: We went to the store, but my mom decided to stay home.

Please study conjunctions: F.A.N.B.O.Y.S.= for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so

 

Spelling words: conjunction, compound, territory, sentence, subject, verb, simple, and, but, nor, question, many, every, want, America

Vocabulary Words: test April 4

1. province-a region of countries

2.territory-an area of land

3.welands-swampy area

4.peninsula-a body of land almost completely surrounded by water

5. mountain range- a group of mountains

6. canyon- a deep valley with steep sides.

 

Math Skills:

-I can divide circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describing them using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths; I will be able to recognize that equal shares of identical wholes will not always have the same shape (fractions). (2.G.3)

 

Other Skills:

Science connection: We are studying about guinea pigs.

Social Studies connection: This week we are continuing our unit-Fables and Folktales from Around the World- and we are beginning a study of the countries of Peru and the culture of the people that live there. We will be reading the "trickster" tales Love and Roast Chicken and Martina the Beautiful Cockroach.



Weekly skills March 17-21
Due Date: 3/14/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills:March 17-21

 

ELA Skills: 

-I can know and use various text features (captions, bold print words, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic icons, etc.). (RI.2.5)

 

-I can identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text, as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text (main idea). (RI.2.2)

  

Spelling words: caption, glossary, index,  bold, print, heading, subheading, menu, icon, feature, Cuba, Peru, there, their, they're

Vocabulary Words: test March 21

1. broth- the watery base of a soup

2. peasant- a poor person

3. banquet-a large feast

4. trudged-walked heavily

5. cellar-a basement

6. cider- a spiced drink made from fruit

7. bounded- leaped

8. huddled- gathered closely together

9. condor- a meat eating bird; a vulture

10. poncho- a piece of clothing that goes over the head and shoulders

11. alfalfa- a type of grass

12. suitor- a boyfriend

13. aroma- a pleasant smell

14. livid- extremely angry

 

Math Skills: 

-I can divide circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describing them using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths; I will be able to recognize that equal shares of identical wholes will not always have the same shape (fractions). (2.G.3)

  

Other Skills:

Science connection:  We are studying ways we can help conserve energy and take care of our planet.  

Social Studies connection:  This week we are continuing our unit-Fables and Folktales from Around the World- and we are beginning a study of the countries of Peru and the culture of the people that live there.  We will be reading the "trickster" tales Love and Roast Chicken and Martina the Beautiful Cockroach.



Weekly Skills 24-28
Due Date: 2/25/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

1. typhoon-a violent tropical storm

2. culture-the way of living, arts, and beliefs of a nation

3. diverse-different

4. ethnic group- people who share a common religion or culture

5. terraced- describes land cut into step-like levels into hillsides

6. temple- a building used for religious ceremonies, worship, and prayer

7. emperor-a ruler; king

8. fertile-having rich soil that is good for growing crops

9. famine-a time of extreme hunger

10. porcelain- smooth, white pottery



Weekly skills 10-14
Due Date: 2/7/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Feb. 10-14

Unit 4: A Long Journey to Freedom

 

 

Reading: 

ELA: show how characters have different points of view

Writing: Opinion Writing : Who is the best character from a book?

 

Spelling: persuade, opinion, convince, write, inch, inches, foot, feet, yard, mile, meter, centimeter, length, ruler, measure

Math: measure (centimeters, inches, feet, yards, meters) 

 

Fact Fluency = 75 problems in 5 minutes

Vocabulary (Test Feb. 14th) 

1.    gallery- balcony 

  2.  racket- a loud noise 

3.  lanterns- portable light 

4.  marshal- sheriff 

5.  quail- small brown bird

 

6.  thicket- a thick group of bushes or trees 

7.  squawked - a screeching noise 

8.  weary- exhausted 

 9. stream- a small river  

10.   scent- a smell left by a person or animal

11. gourd- a vegetable with a hard outer skin

 

 



Jan. 27th-31st
Due Date: 1/24/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: January 27-31st 

Unit 4: A Long Journey to Freedom

 

 

Reading: Reader's Theatre (plays) 

ELA: show how characters have different points of view

Shades of Meaning- tell the differences between synonyms (ex. toss, throw, hurl) 

 

Spelling:scrawny, skinny, slender, thin, speak, script, shade, meaning, verb, adjective, toss, throw, hurl, different, expression  

 

Math: Adding & Subtracting up to 1,000; word problems;

 

Fact Fluency = 75 problems in 5 minutes

Vocabulary (Test Jan. 29th)

 

1.    hymns- songs of praise and joy

 

  2.  blistering- extremely hot

 

3.  protested- to show disagreement with action or words

 

4.  convinced- to persuade someone of something

 

5.  threatened- to say you will injure someone

 

6.  segregation- separate races

 

7.  declared- announced

 

8.  confide- to trust with a secret

 

 9.  swarmed- animals or people moving in a group

 

10.   senseless- doing something without care or caution

 

11. suffered- to have pain or illness

12. annex- an added space

 

 



Weekly skills Jan. 21-24
Due Date: 1/21/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: January 21-24

 

Unit 4: A Long Journey to Freedom

 

Reading: Biographies Martin’s Big Words, Anne Frank

 

ELA: Create timelines and write biographies on assigned person.

 

Writing: Adverbs and Adjectives

 

Spelling: Europe, soldier, teacher, because, diary, citizen, separate, history, rights, preach, climb, door, floor, give, live (Test Friday)

 

 

Math: Adding & Subtracting up to 1,000; word problems;

 

Fact Fluency = 75 problems in 5 minutes

Vocabulary (Test Jan. 29th)

 

1.    hymns- songs of praise and joy

 

  2.  blistering- extremely hot

 

3.  protested- to show disagreement with action or words

 

4.  convinced- to persuade someone of something

 

5.  threatened- to say you will injure someone

 

6.  segregation- separate races

 

7.  declared- announced

 

8.  confide- to trust with a secret

 

 9.  swarmed- animals or people moving in a group

 

10.   senseless- doing something without care or caution

 

11. suffered- to have pain or illness

12. annex- an added space

 

 



weekly skills jan. 6-10
Due Date: 1/3/2014
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills Jan. 6-10

 

ELA: Unit Theme: “Journey to Freedom”

 

-       how characters behave and think in a text; who, what, when, where, why, & how

 

 

 

·        describe the beginning middle & end of a story Cold Read 1/10

 

 

 

·        use past tense irregular verbs (sit/sat, run/ran, hide/hid) Skills test 1/10

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling/Vocabulary: *NEW* 15 words + 1 dictation sentence

 

 

 

·        slavery, freedom, crate, escape, journey, abolish, sure, railroad, rough, tough, nation, station, action, motion, caption (Test Jan. 10th)

 

 

 

·        The dictation sentence will be given on the day of the test. The words used in the sentence will be seen throughout the week.

 

 

 

Math:

 

 

 

·     bar/picture graphs & word problems (performance task will be Jan. 9th)

 

 

 

 

·     math facts: 75 addition (timed 5 min.) quiz on Jan. 10th

 

  

 

These words will be tested on Friday 1/10

 

 

 

on the Cold Read test

 

 

 

1.    allowed- to let do or happen; permitted

 

 

 

2.  slave- a person who is owned by another person

 

 

 

3.  beckoned- to signal with hands or to nod

 

 

 

4.  crate- a wooden box used for storing or shipping

 

 

 

5.  clerk- a salesperson in a store

 

 

 

6.  pried- raised or forced open with a lever

 

 

 

7.  rejoiced- to be glad; “jumped for joy”

 

 

 

8.  trembling- shaking from fear, cold, or excitement

 

 

 

9.  captured- to take and hold by force

 

 

 

10.   haunting- hard to forget; stays in memory

 

 

 

11. pleaded- to beg

 



Weekly skills Dec. 9-13
Due Date: 12/6/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills Dec. 9-13

ELA Standards:

ELA- How characters respond to a major event

-Story elements (character, setting, problem, conflict)

Writing- "How to" Writing (Scientific Method steps)

prefixes

Multiple meaning words (ex. bat- the flying animal OR bat- wooden stick used to hit balls)

Math - time

SPELLING WORDS:unhappy, reread, unlikely, preview, misuse, dimple, purple, steeple, staple, people

Vocabulary Words:

orchard- a group of trees

dupatta- a head covering

jolt- a sudden jerk

sheperd- someone who cares for sheep

binoculars- used to see far away

squish- to smush flat

speck- a small dot

girders- steel beam

scaffolding- a movable platform used by workers



Weekly skills Nov. 18-22
Due Date: 11/15/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills Nov. 18-22 

ELA Standards:

ELA- Author's purpose

-Using diagrams with a text

Writing- "How to" Writing (Scientific Method steps)

Math - Adding 10/100 and subtracting 10/100

- Money

- Beginning time 

SPELLING WORDS:pitch, hitch, stitch, withch, ditch, hour, minute, clock, time second

Vocabulary Words:

information- facts

details- small bits of information

pleased- content or happy

spurt- squirt out

stroke- to pet

forcibly- to do something with great strength or force

disappoint- to let someone down  



Weekly skills Nov. 5-8
Due Date: 11/1/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills Nov. 5th-8th 

ELA Standards:

ELA- Writing formal/informal letters

-Using commas within letters, within compound sentences, and within a series

-Compound words

Writing- "How to" Writing (Scientific Method steps)

Math - Adding 10/100 and subtracting 10/100

- Review of previous skills 

SPELLING WORDS:heading, greeting, body, closing, signature, game, lame, name, fame, tame 

Vocabulary Words:

information- facts

details- small bits of information

pleased- content or happy

spurt- squirt out

stroke- to pet

forcibly- to do something with great strength or force

disappoint- to let someone down  



Weekly Skills Oct. 21-25
Due Date: 10/20/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills Oct. 21-25

 

ELA Standards:

ELA- Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures.

Speaking and Listening- Build on others’ talk in conversations by linking their comments to the remarks of others.

Language- Use collective nouns (Ex. herd of cattle, flock of sheep)

 

Math - Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one step word problems.

 Count within 100; skip count by 5’s, 10’s, and 100’s.

SPELLING WORDS: compare, contrast, fable, folktale, alike, different, group, gaggle, zeal, hives

Vocabulary Words:

1. dusk- the time of day, after sunset, when it is nearly dark

2. latch- lock or fastening for a door

3. squatters- people who live on someone’s land without permission

4. stake- thick, pointed post that can be driven into the ground

5. exhausted- very tired

6. mounted- to get up on or climb up; to rise

7. ruckus- disturbance

8. mysterious- very hard to explain or understand

9. cunning- clever or tricky person

10. embraced - hugged

Testing Schedule:

Tuesday-  Vocabulary test

Thursday- Performance math (Word Problems)

Thursday- practice spelling test

Friday- Spelling, addition facts, Skills Test (collective nouns)

 



Weekly Skills Oct. 16-18th
Due Date: 10/11/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: Oct. 16th-18th

Reading/ELA: Recount stories including fables and folktales from diverse cultures and determine their central message, lesson, or moral (Cold Read Test Friday)

Fables: *are short stories *usually have animals as characters* have a lesson or moral

Folktales: *passed down from generation to generation* sometimes based on historical figures* exaggerated *originate in different countries

Spelling: no spelling words this week 

English: Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (Skills Test Friday Oct. 25th)

Writing: personal narratives.

Math: Review of 1st nine weeks skills

Science/Social Studies:  

Vocabulary Definitions (Test Oct. 22nd)

cunning- clever

embraced- hugged

dusk- evening

latched- a lock

squatters- people who live on someone’s land without permission

stake- thick, pointed post that can be driven into the ground

exhausted- very tired

mounted- to get on or climb up; to rise

ruckus- a loud noise

mysterious- very hard to explain or understand



Weekly skills Oct. 7-11
Due Date: 10/7/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly skills: Oct. 7th-11th

Reading/ELA: The students will identify the author’s purpose of a text. Authors write to persuade, entertain, or inform

Spelling: author, purpose, entertain, persuade, inform, fact, opinion, only, people, trouble

English: Students will practice using context clues to identify unknown meanings of words in a text.

Writing: personal narratives.

Math: The students will identify and use bar graphs/Pictographs. The students will also begin to identify shapes & attributes (ex. triangle has 3 sides, hexagon has 6 sides)

Science/Social Studies: Desert habitats

 

Vocabulary Definitions

cunning- clever

embraced- hugged

dusk- evening

latched- a lock

squatters- people who live on someone’s land without permission

stake- thick, pointed post that can be driven into the ground

exhausted- very tired

mounted- to get on or climb up; to rise

ruckus- a loud noise

mysterious- very hard to explain or understand



Weekly Skills Sept. 29-Oct. 4
Due Date: 10/1/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Sept. 30-Oct. 4th

ELA: Text Features (subheading, index, glossary, bold print words, captions )

Phrases we use in class: (Try to work on these daily with your child)

subheading- under the main heading 

index- Topic and page number

glossary- give you the meaning of the word

bold print- IMPORTANT words

caption- information about the picture. 

-use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

Antonyms and Synonyms (review)

Writing:  personal narratives

Math:  place value,  one-step word problems

Social Studies: Lewis and Clark, cowboys (Cont.)

 Spelling words:

 

1. lariat

 

2. buckaroo

 

3. crook

 

4. outlaw

 

5. wild

 

6. text

 

7. index

 

8. clue

 

9. heading

 

10. subheading

 

 Vocabulary

1. livestock- farm animals

2. buckaroo- a young cowboy

3. drover- a cowboy who drives cattle

4. lariat- a rope used to lasso

5. occupation- job

6. herd- a group of animals

7. infamous- famous for a bad reputation

8. steer- a male cow

9. witnessed- saw something happen

 



Weekly Skills Sep 23-29
Due Date: 9/20/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Sept. 23-29

ELA: Text Features(index, table of contents, subheadings)

Answer who, what, where, when, why, how about a particular text

Antonyms and Synonyms

Writing:  personal narratives

Math:  place value, read and write numbers to 1000

Social Studies: cowboys

 Spelling words:

 

1. herd

 

2. cattle

 

3. cowboy

 

4. ranch

 

5. steer

 

6. lasso

 

7. rope

 

8. push

 

9. pull

 

10. says

 

 Vocabulary

1. livestock- a group of animals ex. cattle, sheep, chickens

2. buckaroo- a young cowboy

3. drover- a cowboy who drives cattle

4. lariat- a rope used to lasso

5. occupation- job

6. herd- a group of animals

7. infamous- famous for a bad reputation

8. steer- a male cow

9. witnessed- saw something happen

 

 



Weekly Skills Sept. 16-20
Due Date: 9/13/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: Sept. 16th- 20th

This week will be a carry over from last week. Cold read and vocab. test will be taken on Wednesday!

ELA: Review various text features (captions, bold print, glossary)

Making connections between words and real life uses. (ex. "hot" - the food is hot/spicy, the temperature is hot, etc.)

Writing:  personal narratives

Math: Number line, place value, read and write numbers to 1000, fact families

Science: trees and plants

 Spelling words:

 1.spicy

2. cold

3. rough

4. crunchy

5. their

6. were

7. would

8. your

9. been

10. juicy

 

 

 

 

 

 



Weekly skills sept 9th-13th
Due Date: 9/6/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Vocabulary Sept. 9-13

 

1.   season- one of the four parts of the year

 

2.   migrate- animals moving in a group

 

3.   hemisphere-half of the earth

 

4.   pollination- moving pollen from flower to flower

 

5.   germination- a seed sprouts and grows

 

6.   evergreen- always green

 

7.   conifer- an evergreen with cones

 

8.   plow- to break up soil

 

9.   forecast- predict

 

10.                     source- where something comes from

 

11.                     disguise- to change your appearance; camouflage

 

12.                     frantically- hurriedly

 

13.                     tropical- hot and humid

Weekly Skills: Sept. 9-13th

ELA: Know and use various text features (captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries)

Use reference materials to find information (dictionary) 

Writing:  personal narratives

Math: Number line, place value, read and write numbers to 1000

Science: trees and plants

 Spelling words:

 1.caption

 

2. glossary

 

3. autumn

 

4. spring

 

5. summer

 

6. winter

 

7. year

 

8. sprout

 

9. school

 

10. branches

 



Sept 3-6
Due Date: 8/30/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Vocabulary Sept. 3-6

 

1.   season- one of the four parts of the year

 

2.   migrate- animals moving in a group

 

3.   hemisphere-half of the earth

 

4.   pollination- moving pollen from flower to flower

 

5.   germination- a seed sprouts and grows

 

6.   evergreen- always green

 

7.   conifer- an evergreen with cones

 

8.   plow- to break up soil

 

9.   forecast- predict

 

10.                     source- where something comes from

 

11.                     disguise- to change your appearance; camouflage

 

12.                     frantically- hurriedly

 

13.                     tropical- hot and humid

Weekly Skills: Sept. 3-6

ELA: identify the main idea of multi-paragraph text

 

Writing:  personal narratives

Math: addition/subtraction review, number lines, odd and even numbers,

read and write numbers to 1000

Science: changing seasons

 Spelling words:

 

.fifty

 

2. sixty

 

3. seventy

 

4. eighty

 

5. ninety

 

6. season

 

7. shelter

 

8. climate

 

9. migrate

 

10. forest

 

 

 

 



Weekly skills August 26-30
Due Date: 8/25/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: August 26th-30th

ELA: Answer questions such as who, what, where, when, why, and how about

a particular text

Language: common and proper nouns

 

Writing: Continue personal narratives

 

 

Math: addition/subtraction review, number lines

Science: changing seasons

 Spelling words

 

1. twelve

2. twenty

3. thirteen

4. hundred

5. thirty

6. Earth

7. east

8. west

9. north

10. south

Vocabulary:

1. debt- to owe someone something

2. profit- gain money or materials

3. harvest- gather crops

4. billow- to fill with air

5. crouch- to squat low to the ground

6. crocuses- small white or purple flowers

7. fledglings- baby birds

8. equator- invisible line around the center of the Earth

9. climate- temperature and precipitation in an area of land

10. carnivore- meat eater

11. herbivore- plant eater



Weekly Skills: August 19th-23rd
Due Date: 8/19/2013
Subject: 2nd Grade

Weekly Skills: August 19th-23rd

ELA: Answer questions such as who, what, where, when, why, and how about

a particular text

Writing: Begin personal narratives

Math: Review number bonds, addition/subtraction 

Science: seasons/bear hibernation

 Spelling words

 

1. even

2. odd

3. number

4. bond

5. who

6. what

7. where

8. when

9. why

10. how

Vocabulary:

1. debt- to owe someone something

2. profit- gain money or materials

3. harvest- gather crops

4. billow- to fill with air

5. crouch- to squat low to the ground

6. crocuses- small white or purple flowers

7. fledglings- baby birds

 



August 12-16
Due Date: 8/14/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: August 12-16

ELA: Review nouns, verbs, adjectives 

-Practice writing personal narratives 

Math: Review number bonds, addition/subtraction 

Science: seasons 

 Spelling wordsno spelling words 

 

 



April 29th- May 2nd
Due Date: 4/26/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: April 29th-2nd  

ELA: Participate in shared research and writing projects

 

-Write opinion pieces (Students will present information on systems)

 

Math: Measurement (Test May 2nd)

 

Science: human body systems

 

 Spelling words: system, heart, brain, muscle, lungs, skeleton, stomach, digest, organ, science, busy, opinion, reasons

 

 

 



Weekly Skills April 22nd-26th
Due Date: 4/19/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: April 22nd-26th  

ELA: Participate in shared research and writing projects

 

-Write opinion pieces

 

Math: Measurement (Test April 16th)

 

Science: human body systems

 

 Spelling words: research, soap, exercise, sweat, healthy, human, body, doctor, dentist, known, inches,
shown, ago, contain, decided

 

 

 



weekly skills 15-19
Due Date: 4/12/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: April 15th-19th

ELA: Describe how words and phrases (alliteration, rhymnes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning to a story, poem, or song.

-Use reflexive pronouns (myself, ourselves)

-Use an apostophe to form contractions and possessives

Social Studies: Life of Elvis Presley 

Vocabulary: *Test April 19th*

 slinking- to sneak

 spied- to watch secretly

 scattered- to go in all directions

 spiraled- fall in downward circles

 parachute- a device that fills with air and slows your fall

griddle- frying pan

 limousine- fancy vehicle

 cowered- to be crouched

 threshold- bottom of a doorway

 forlornly - looking sad or lonely

Math: Fractions *Test April 19th*

Spelling: myself, yourself, yourselves, ourselves, himself, herself, themselves, itself, can't, you're, I'm, hasn't, she'll, isn't,he's  **Test April 19th**

   

 

 



Weekly Skills April 8th-12th
Due Date: 4/7/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: April 8th-12th

ELA: Describe how words and phrases (alliteration, rhymnes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning to a story, poem, or song.

Social Studies: Life of Elvis Presley 

Vocabulary: slinking, spied, scattered, spiraled, parachute, griddle, limousine, cowered, threshold, forlornly (definitions will be added next week) *Test April 19th*

Math: 2d and 3d shapes *Test April 10th**

Spelling: poetry, rhyme, rhythm, poem, simile, language, adjective, adverb, describe, repeat, health, friend, enough, some, from **Test April 12th**

   

 

 



Weekly Skills March 25th-28th
Due Date: 3/25/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: Week of March 25-28

 

ELA: Produce, expand, and rearrange simple and compound sentences (Skills Test Thurs. March 28th)

Math: Determine place value in 3 digit numbers; add and subtract 3 digit numbers. (Test Thurs. March 28th)

 Spelling words: conjunction, compound, territory, sentence, subject, verb, simple, and, but, nor, question, many, every, want, America (Test March 28th)

 

Vocabulary: (Test April 6th) 

 

1.     province

 

2.    territory

 

 

 

3.    wetlands

 

 

 

4.    peninsula

 

 

 

5.    mountain range-

 

 

 

6.    canyon

(6 more will be added)



Weekly Skills March 4th-8th
Due Date: 3/1/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: Week of March 4th-8th

 

ELA: Write opinion pieces in which they have a topic or book

* formal/informal language use (ex. writing a business letter/text to a friend)

Math: Organize data using graphs and charts (Test March 8th)

 Spelling words: revise, edit, fact, opinion, informal, formal, language, audience, prewriting, draft, publish, want, won’t, where, were(Test Feb. 8)

 

 

Vocabulary: (Test March 8th) 

 

1.     broth – thin soup of concentrated meat or fish 

 

2.    peasant – a member of a class of persons; of low social rank

 

 

 

3.    cider – the juice pressed from fruit, used for drinking (apple cider)

 

 

 

4.    banquet – a lavish meal or feast

 

 

 

5.    trudged – to walk wearily

 

 

 

6.    cellar – an underground room for storage

 

 

 



Weekly skills
Due Date: 2/22/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

* If you would like to order class pictures, the last day will be March 1st.  

Weekly Skills: Week of Feb. 25- March 1st

ELACompare and Contrast 2 or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures

Review parts of speech  

Math: Continue Word Problems using money  

Spelling wordscompare, contrast, similar, different, both, alike, however, also, China, country, ocean, speak, because, where, world (Test March 1st)

 Vocabulary: typhoon, culture, diverse, ethnic, group, temple, terraced, fertile, famine, emperor, porcelain (Test March 1st)



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 2/15/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: Week of Feb. 18-22 

ELAAsk and answer such questions as who, what, when, where, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text (Cold Read Feb. 22nd)

* Determine the central message or moral in fables and folktales from diverse cultures

*Irregular Plural nouns (ex. foot-feet, mouse-mice) (Skills Test Feb. 22nd)

 

Math: Word Problems using money (Test Feb. 21st)

 Spelling words: foot, feet, tooth, teeth, child, children, mouse, mice, goose, geese, leaf, leaves, fish, sheep, deer (Test Feb. 22nd)

 Vocabulary: typhoon, culture, diverse, ethnic, group, temple, terraced, fertile, famine, emperor, porcelain (Test March 1st)

 



Weekly Skills 11-15
Due Date: 2/11/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

ELA: Write opinion pieces that include a topic, states opinion, gives supporting reasons, and uses linking words (Graded Fed. 15th)

 

Math: Money and Word Problems using money (Test Feb. 15th)

 

Spelling words: quarter, nickel, penny, dollar, change, value, amount, worth, total, money, science, special, touch, dime, cent (Test Feb. 15th)

 

No Vocabulary



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 2/4/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Ela:Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas, or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text

Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic (Cold Read Feb. 8th)

Vocabulary: gourd, gallery, racket, squawked, lanterns, marshal, quail, stream, scent, thicket, weary

Spelling: gourd, station, gallery, Canada, heart, follow, spiritual, caught, clothes, course, thicket, hour, escape, passenger, conductor 

(Spelling and Vocabulary Test Feb. 8th)

Math: subtraction double-digit, subtraction word problems (Test Feb. 5th)



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 1/20/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

ELA- *Write biographies in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure

*Students will use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish their writing.

*Students will use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

Vocabulary- hymns, blistering, protested, convinced, threatened, segregation,declared, confide, swarmed, annex, senseless, suffered (meaning will be posted in the next week) (Test Jan. 25th)

Spelling- Europe, soldier, teacher, because, diary, citizen, separate, history, rights, preacher, climb, floor, give, live

Math: We will be focussing on word problems, arrays, partioning of a rectangle, and adding together 4(2digit numbers). (Test Jan. 25th)



weekly skills
Due Date: 1/12/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: Week of Jan. 14-18

 

ELA- Books for this unit : Martin's Big Words & Anne Frank

*Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure

*Students will use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish their writing.

*Students will use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

Vocabulary- hymns, blistering, protested, convinced, threatened, segregation,declared, confide, swarmed, annex, senseless, suffered (meaning will be posted in the next week) (Test Jan. 26th)

Spelling- minister, peace, equal, family, preach, secret, courage, Germany, camp, letter, woman, women, beautiful, certain, door

Math: We will be focussing on word problems, arrays, partioning of a rectangle, and adding together 4(2digit numbers). (Test Jan. 26th)

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 1/6/2013
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: Week of Jan. 7-11

ELA:Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges

Describe overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action (Cold Read Test Jan. 11th)

Language: Irregular verbs/ past tense (eat-ate, hide-hid, tell-told) (Skills Test Jan. 11th)

Spelling Words: slavery, freedom, slave, escape, journey, abolish, sure, measure, rough, tough, crate, railroad, Korea, favorite, busy

Vocabulary Words: allowed, slave, beckoned, crate, clerk, pried, rejoiced, trembling, captured, haunting, pleaded

Math:Telling Time (Test Jan. 10th)

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 12/10/2012
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills: Week of Dec. 10-14

ELA: identify and use idioms (raining cats and dogs, strong as an ox); identify and use homographs (words that are spelled the same but have diffeent meanings ex.-bat, well); review synonyms, antonyms, and homophones

Language: make words with prefixes mis-, under-, un-, re-, dis-, im-,pre-, ir-, in-, and over-

Spelling Words: holiday, Christmas, reindeer, sleigh, misplace, mountain, talk, thought, walk, become

Vocabulary Words: no new words this week



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/27/2012
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

ELA: Create and use story map (Cold Read November 30th)

 

Math: add/subtract double and triple digits using various strategies

( Test December 5th)

 

Spelling words: voice, view, point, culture, event, once, stranger, strange, whose, bought

 

Vocabulary: (Test on Dec. 7th) 

1. dupatta- a head scarf

The young Indian woman wore a brightly colored dupatta.

2. orchard- a group of trees

Our book One Green Apple has a setting in an apple orchard.

3. jolt- a sudden jerk

I felt a sudden jolt when the bus stopped.

4. shepherd- one who takes care of sheep or goats

The shepherd watched over the flock of sheep in the field.

5. binoculars- used to see far away

I use binoculars when I go bird watching, so I can see high in the trees.

6. harp- an instrument with strings you pluck

My friend Julie plays the harp in an orchestra.

7. girders- large steel beams

Girders help to support the bridge and must be very sturdy.

8. scaffolding- a platform used by men at work

People who work on talk buildings must stand on scaffolding.

9. squish- to smush flat

Joey squished the ketchup packet, and it exploded all over me.

10. speck- a tiny spot

There is a speck of dirt on my shoe.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/9/2012
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

ELA: compound words (Skills Test has been moved to Nov. 8th)

Friendly Letters (Test Nov. 9th)

 

Math: add/subtract double digits ( Test November 8th)

 

Spelling words: change, usually, several, learn, heard, bridge, span, cable, arch, build (test Nov. 9th)

 

Vocabulary: information, details, pleased, spurt, stroke, forcibly, disappoint (Test Nov. 9th)



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/15/2012
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

ELA: Identifying the central message or moral of a fable and folktale.

Compare and Contrast 2 or more versions of the same story *Cold Read Friday Oct. 19th**

Collective Nouns (names of a group of nouns: examples- herd of cows, gaggle of geese, school of fish) **Skills Test Friday Oct. 19th**

Writing: Begin work on Compare/Contrast paragraphs

Spelling Words: gaggle, school, hives, zeal, group, very, again, against, answer, enough **Due to the Cold Read/Skills test on Friday we will be having Spelling Test on Thursday Oct. 18th**

 

Vocabulary Words: cunning, embraced, dusk, latch, squatters, stake, exhausted, mounted, ruckus, mysterious **Vocabulary Test Oct. 19th**

Math: Add/Subtract double digit numbers using a number line **Test Oct. 18th**

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/10/2012
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

**Parents, please be aware one of the grades sent home (vocabulary for cowboy terms) was incorrectly graded. It will be combined with the Language skill test for context clues (contains a passage and chart with words rock, store, watch).**

ELA: Identifying the central message or moral of a fable and folktale. Identify the

elements of a fable and a folktale ** Cold Read Friday Oct. 12th**

Fables: *are short stories * ususally have animals as characters *have a moral

Folktales: *a story handed down by word of mouth from generation to generation

* sometimes based off historical figures or events *exaggerated

Compare and Contrast 2 or more versions of the same story

Writing: Complete informational paragraphs

 

English: Review of Nouns, Adjectives, and Verbs

Spelling Words: No spelling words this week

 

Vocabulary Words: cunning, embraced, dusk, latch, squatters, stake, exhausted, mounted, ruckus, mysterious **Vocabulary Test Oct. 19th**

Math: Add/Subtract double digit numbers using a number line

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/1/2012
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Reminder: Fall Break will be Oct. 8th-9th

Report Cards will be going home Oct. 11th

Weekly Skills:

ELA: Use context clues to find the meaning of a word or a phrase

**Context Clues test and Vocabulary will be moved to NEXT wednesday Oct. 3rd**

Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer,

explain, or describe **Cold Read Friday Oct. 5th**

English: Review of Nouns, Adjectives, and Verbs

Writing: Write informative/explanatory texts

Spelling Words: twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, sixty, many, none, only, people, trouble

*test will be Thursday

Vocabulary Words: livestock, buckaroo, drover, lariat, occupation, herd, infamous, witnessed** The test will be Friday.

Math: Compare (greater than, less than) 3-digit numbers



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/24/2012
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills:

 ELA: Use context clues to find the meaning of a word or a phrase 

**The skills/vocabulary test will be moved to Oct. 3rd. I would like to spend

more time on this skill in order for the students to be more prepared**

*Know and use text features *Cold Read Friday

English: Verbs

Spelling Words: seven, eight, twelve, eleven, thirteen, want, any, buy, done, every

*test will be Thursday

Vocabulary Words: livestock, buckaroo, drover, lariat, occupation, herd, infamous, witnessed** The test will be Friday.

  Math: Show the expanded form, place value (model) form, and word form of a 4 digit number

 

 

 



Weekly skills
Due Date: 9/18/2012
Subject: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

Weekly Skills:

ELA: Ask and answer questions as who, what, when, where, why, and how to

demonstrate key details in a text. *Cold Read on Friday

*Know and use text features (index and subheadings)

English: Synonyms and antonyms

Spelling Words: cowboy, lasso, herd, rope, cattle, goes, pull, push, put, says

*test will be Friday

Vocabulary Words: livestock, buckaroo, drover, lariat, occupation, herd, infamous, witnessed** The test will be Friday.

  Math: Show the expanded form, place value (model) form, and word form of