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Weekly Skills
Due Date: 1/19/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

1/15-1/19

 

 

Math:  

 

•TSW solve word problems involving money
•TSW add and subtraction within 100 to solve one step word problems

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

•Ask and answer who, what, when, where, why and how questions
•Author’s purpose
•Compare and contrast the most important points with wo texts on the

     same topic

•Nonfiction Writing
•Verbs- past, present, & future

Homework-

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

  • Study Spelling Words    
  • Study Vocab.
  • Read Daily
  • IXL Math

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1. occasionally- once in a while, but not often

 

2. encourage – give someone confidence (belief in themselves) by praising or helping the person

 

3. disapprove- do not agree with it or think something is bad or wrong

 

4. approve- agree with something or think it is good or right

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

barn                                  poor                              more

 

milk                                   came                             main

 

rain                                   door                              move

 

great                                 air                                  eighteen

 

way                                   wait                               four           

 

 

 

·We will be adding sentence to our spelling test. The student will have to write 2 sentences. They will be able to choose any 2 spelling words, but all the words in the sentence must be spelled correctly to get credit.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 1/12/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

1/4-1/12

 

 

Math:  

 

TSW solve word problems involving money
TSW add and subtraction within 100 to solve one step word problems

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

Ask and answer who, what, when, where, why and how questions
Author’s purpose
Compare and contrast the most important points with wo texts on the

     same topic

Nonfiction Writing
Verbs- past, present, & future

Homework-

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

  • Study Spelling Words    
  • Study Vocab.
  • Read Daily
  • IXL Math

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1. occasionally- once in a while, but not often

 

2. encourage – give someone confidence (belief in themselves) by praising or helping the person

 

3. disapprove- do not agree with it or think something is bad or wrong

 

4. approve- agree with something or think it is good or right

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

barn                                  poor                              more

 

milk                                   came                             main

 

rain                                   door                              move

 

great                                 air                                  eighteen

 

way                                   wait                               four           

 

 

 

·       We will be adding sentence to our spelling test. The student will have to write 2 sentences. They will be able to choose any 2 spelling words, but all the words in the sentence must be spelled correctly to get credit.

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 12/15/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 12/11 - 12/15

 

 

Math:  

 

Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.
TSW identify values, counting coin combo up to $1.00

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

Learn about Christmas around the World
Write a friendly letter for a grade

Homework- NO HOMEWORK THIS WEEK

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

•             Study spelling words

 

•             Study vocabulary words

 

•             Read daily

 

•             IXL Math

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 12/8/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 12/4 - 12/8

 

 

Math:  

• Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.
•TSW identify values, counting coin combo up to $1.00

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

•Make text-to-self connections
•Answer questions to understand key details and important ideas in a story
•Discuss the central message of a story
•Compare and Contrast two or more versions of the same story
•Format of a friendly letter

Homework

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

•             Study spelling words

 

•             Study vocabulary words

 

•             Read daily

 

•             IXL Math

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words

  

·        vanish- disappear

·        damp- a little wet

·        variety- many different kinds

·        fragile- easily broken or destroyed

·        solid- hard and firm

·        dull- not bright, colorful, or shiny; also means boring, or not interesting

·        approach- move closer to someone or something

·        fragrant- having a pleasant smell

·        usual- normal, common or expected; what happens most of the time

·        expand- grow bigger

·        regularly- something you do a lot, and often at the same time or in the same way

·        consume-eat or drink something; use something up

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

·        mushy- soft and wet like mush

·        dash- run very quickly

·        plenty- a lot

·        teamwork- work of a team or group, that is acting together to get something done

·        unusual- not normal, common, or expected; you do not see it often or it does not happen often

 

 

NO SPELLING TILL AFTER CHRISTMAS BREAK



weekly skills
Due Date: 12/1/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 11/27-12/1

 

 

Math:  

 

TSW solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any positon.
TSW fluently add and subtract using strategies based on place value, properties of operations
TSW represent whole numbers as lengths and whole numbers within 50 on a number line.
TSW identify values, counting coin combo up to $1.00

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

Make text-to-self connections
Answer questions to understand key details and important ideas in a story
Discuss the central message of a story
Compare and Contrast two or more versions of the same story
Format of a friendly letter

Homework

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

•             Study spelling words

 

•             Study vocabulary words

 

•             Read daily

 

•             IXL Math

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

 

1. plenty- a lot

2. fragrant - having a pleasant smell

3. usual- normal, common, or expected. It is what happens most of the time or in most situations.

4. unusual- not normal, uncommon, or unexpected. You do not see it often, or it does not happen.

 

Spelling Words

or                                                            far

more                                                      part

short                                                     same

for                                                          think

four                                                       give

bear                                                      friend

world                                                     front

eye                                                        live



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/17/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 November 13th-17th

 

 

Math:  

 

TSW solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any positon.
TSW fluently add and subtract using strategies based on place value, properties of operations
TSW represent whole numbers as lengths and whole numbers within 50 on a number line.

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

Make text-to-self connections
Answer questions to understand key details and important ideas in a story
Discuss the central message of a story
Compare and Contrast two or more versions of the same story
Verbs- Past and Present Tense
Narrative Writing

Homework

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

•             Study spelling words

 

•             Study vocabulary words

 

•             Read daily

 

•             IXL Math

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

 

1.   dull - not bright, colorful, or shiny. Boring, or not interesting or exciting

 

2.   solid – hard and firm

 

3.   mushy – soft and wet like mush

 

4.   slurp – eat or drink something in a noisy way

 

5.   gobble- eat food quickly without chewing it very much; also means to make the sound a turkey makes

 

6.   rude- not polite, A rude person is not respectful of others.

 

7.   dash- run very quickly

 

8.   approach- move closer to someone or something

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

part                         front                    sure

far                           girl                       work

think                        her                       large

same                       each                    sea

friend                      turn                      climb

give                         gone                    none

live                           word



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/10/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

 

 

This Week’s Focus

 November 6-10

 

 

Math:  

 

TSW count within 1,000; skip count by 5’s, 10’s, and 100’s.

 

TSW also mentally add and subtract 10 and 100 to a given number 100-900.

 

TSW compare numbers; <,>, =

 

TSW put numbers in order from least to greatest and greatest to leastest.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

 

Identify what they learn from an nonfiction text

 

Use wondering to help them understand the book

 

Explore text features in nonfiction text

 

Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes

 

Verbs- Past and Present Tense

 

Narrative Writing

 

 

Homework

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

•             Study spelling words

 

•             Study vocabulary words

 

•             Read daily

 

•             IXL Math

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

 

1.   dull - not bright, colorful, or shiny. Boring, or not interesting or exciting

 

2.   solid – hard and firm

 

3.   mushy – soft and wet like mush

 

4.   slurp – eat or drink something in a noisy way

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

times                                         each

 

bench                                       sure

 

word                                         turn

 

her                                             work

 

hear                                           worse

 

girl                                              burn

 

don’t                                         search

 

gone



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/3/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 October 30th- November 3rd 

 

 

 

Math:  The student will count within 1,000; skip

count by 5’s, 10’s, and 100’s. TSW also mentally add and subtract 10 and 100 to a given number 100-900.

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Identify what is learned from nonfiction book
  • Wondering to help with understanding of the book
  • Visualizing to make sense of the book
  • Exploring text features of expository nonfiction
  • Answer questions about key details in the book
  • Verbs
  • Narrative writing; ongoing

  

Homework

  Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 •             Study spelling words 

•             Study vocabulary words 

•             Read daily 

•             IXL Math

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1.          variety- many different kinds 

2.    characteristic- something that describes a person or thing 

3.    consume- eat or drink something; also means to use something up 

4.    unwelcome- not wanted 

5.    fragile- easily broken or destroyed 

6.    sip- drink something slowly; swallowing only small amounts

7.    picky- hard to please; a picky person likes only certain things 

8.    attract- get the attention of people or animals or cause them to come closer

 

  

Spelling Words-  Review any 15 of these will be on the test.

 

Review pattern and think words- next, ask, left, just, tops, tells, stops, helps, it’s, didn’t, that’s, then, these, made, use, like, tie, makes, five, lines

 

 

Review sight words- two, to, there, were, has, she, some, come, says, be, I’ll, I’m, their, from, who, goes, love, off, once, son 

 

Review Challenge Words- since, soft, scratch, prince, length, breaks, match, gold, soon, Wednesday, eggs, tree, page, phone, late, gave, change, clothes, life, Thursday

 

 

Application Words on the test- wasn’t, things

 

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/27/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 October 23rd - 27th 

 

 

Math:  The student will tell time to the nearest five minutes; using an analog clock and digital clock. Vocab. terms hour, minute, analog, digital, a quarter till, a quarter past, half past, half hour

 

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Use text features to locate key information (bold print, index, glossary, table of contents, headings, etc.)
  • Identify what is learned from expository nonfiction
  • Answer questions about key details and identify main topics
  • Review nouns (common and proper, plural and collective)
  • Narrative writing; ongoing

  

Vocabulary Words

 

 

1.  variety- many different kinds 

2.  characteristic- something that describes a person or thing 

3.  consume- eat or drink something; also means to use something up 

4.  unwelcome- not wanted

  

Spelling Words

 

see                            oh                           once

 

hear                           time                        son

 

here                           makes                    mean                             

 

green                        five                         feet

 

don’t                         lines                        half

 

both                          love                         health

 

been                          off

 

Homework

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

  • Study spelling words
  • Study vocabulary words
  • Read daily
  • IXL Math

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/20/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 October 16th - 20th 

 

 

Math:  The student will tell time to the nearest five minutes; using an analog clock and digital clock. Vocab. terms hour, minute, analog, digital, a quarter till, a quarter past, half past, half hour

 

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

 

  • Context clues- being able to identify the meaning of an unknown word within a nonfiction text
  • Common and Proper nouns; continuing collective nouns
  • Narrative writing (ongoing)

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1.    shimmer-  shine with a soft twinkling of light

 

2.    vanish- disappear

 

3.    expand- grow bigger

 

4.    stream- a steady flow or movement of something

 

5.    teamwork- work as a team, or group, that is acting together to get something done

 

6.    damp- a little wet

 

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

 

8.    gleam- glow or shine

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

makes                        once                     who
time                           these                     goes
lines                           made                     Thursday
five                             use                        life
off                              like                         clothes
love                            their
son                             from


Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/13/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 October 9th - 13th 

 

 

Math:  The student will recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as angles, faces, and sides. TSW identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes. TSW also draw picture and bar graphs. TSW solve simple put together, take apart, and compare problems using information for graphs.

 

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

 

  • Ask and answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text
  • Determine the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases using context clues
  • Collective nouns
  • Narrative writing

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1.    shimmer-  shine with a soft twinkling of light

 

2.    vanish- disappear

 

3.    expand- grow bigger

 

4.    stream- a steady flow or movement of something

 

5.    teamwork- work as a team, or group, that is acting together to get something done

 

6.    damp- a little wet

 

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

 

8.    gleam- glow or shine

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

made                                it’s                                 page

 

these                                didn’t                            gave

 

like                                    that’s                            late

 

use                                    then                              I’m

 

from                                  says

 

their                                  be

 

goes                                 I’ll

 

who                                   phone

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/7/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 October 2nd- 6th

 

 

 

Math:  The student will recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as angles, faces, and sides. TSW identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes. TSW also draw picture and bar graphs. TSW solve simple put together, take apart, and compare problems using information for graphs.

 

 ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
  • Ask and answer such questions as who, what, when, where, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key detail in a text.
  • Study fiction/ literature books
  • Study nonfiction/ informational books
  • Regular/ irregular plural nouns
  • Narrative writing

 

Vocabulary Words

1.     genre-  type or kind of music, art, or writing

2.     poem- a style of writing using lines or stanzas that sometimes contain rhyming and repetition of lines

3.     poet- a person who writes poems

4.     poetry- literature in the form of poems

5.     rhyme- occurs when words end in the same vowel sound or vowel consonant

6.     alliteration- repeating of the beginning sounds in a group of words

7.     simile- two things are compared using the words like or as

8.     metaphor- a comparison saying one thing is another. They are compared without using like or as.

 

Spelling Words-  

didn’t, it’s, then, that’s, be, says, I’m, I’ll, tops, tells, stops, helps, has, she, some, come, tree, eggs, Wednesday, soon

 

Homework-

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

•   Study spelling words

•   Study vocabulary words

•   Read daily

•   IXL Math

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/29/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 September 25th-29th

 

 

Math:  The student will fluently add using mental strategies. The student will use additon and subtractionto solve one step word problems.  

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will... 

 

  • Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
  • Ask and answer such questions as who, what, when, where, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key detail in a text.
  • Study fiction/ literature and nonfiction/informational
  • Singular nouns
  • Publish personal narrative writing

 

Homework

Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

•             Study spelling words

•             Study vocabulary words

•             Read daily

•             IXL Math

 

Vocabulary Words

  

1.    prepare- get ready to do something or make something ready

2.    embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

3.    grip- hold something very tightly

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

5.    genre- type or kind of music, art, or writing.

Example: Writing genres- Fiction (fantasy, realistic fiction, mystery, traditional literature, historical fiction, science fiction)

Nonfiction (informational, biography, autobiography)

Other Genre- poetry

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

 

Spelling Words-  

tells                                  left                             has                                   were                          

tops                                 just                             come                               match

helps                               two                             some                               length

stops                               to                                next                                gold

she                                 there                         ask                                 breaks



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/23/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 September 18th-23rd

 

 

Math:  The student will fluently add within 10 using mental strategies. The student will use additon and subtractionto solve one step word problems. 

 

 ELA (English Language Arts) includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will... 

 

  • Make inferences to understand characters’ motivations and actions
  • Answer questions to understand key ideas and important ideas in the story
  • Discuss the purpose of the beginning, middle, and end of stories
  • Discuss “seed” moments
  • Begin writing their persona narratives
  • Types of sentences (complete, compound, imperative, declarative, interrogative, & exclamatory)

 

Homework

Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

•             Study spelling words

•             Study vocabulary words

•             Read daily

•             IXL Math- E.12 & F.10

 

Vocabulary Words 

 

1.    prepare- get ready to do something or make something ready

 

2.    embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

 

3.    grip- hold something very tightly

 

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

 

 

 

Spelling Words-  Review week any 15 of these will be on the test.

 

not                                              are                                          Friday

 

back                                           you                                        thick

 

big                                              said                                        Sunday

 

will                                               do                                           still

 

up                                               his                                          floor

 

get                                              go                                           push

 

that                                            your                                       check

 

well                                             of                                            rich

 

fish                                             they                                       facts

 

much                                          was                                        sign

 

such                                           have                                       spring

 

when                                          what                                      draw

 

black                                          one                                        hang

 

went                                           does                                      stick

 

thing                                          where

 

long                                            want



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/15/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 September 11th-15th

 

 

Math:  The student will fluently add within 10 using mental strategies. The student will add and subtract using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction within 20.

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Wonder about a story
  • Discuss character’s point of view
  • Make inferences
  • Learn how characters respond to challenges
  • Character traits
  • Describe the events of a story and their purposes
  • Discuss the purpose of the beginning, middle, and end of stories
  • Compound words
  • Compound sentences

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1.     stuff- push or force something into something else 

2.     tourist- a person who travels for fun or to learn about other places 

3.     collect- gather things together 

4.     sniffle- sniff again and again, usually because you are crying or have a cold 

5.     fetch- get something and bring it back 

6.     murmur- talk very quietly 

7.     sturdy- strong or well built 

8.     guide- move something in a particular direction or show someone the way

  

 

Spelling Words- any 15 of these will be on the test

 

as                                     two                                        went                                where

 

next                                were                                       thing                                want

 

just                                 there                                     long                                 scratch

 

left                                  prince                                    one                                   soft

 

to                                    black                                     does                                 since

 

                            

 

Homework

 

•       Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday. 

•       Study spelling words 

•       Study vocabulary words 

•       Read daily 

•        IXL Math- Subtraction. They can also review other skills.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/8/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 September 5th-8th

 

Math:  The student will fluently add within 10 using mental strategies. The student will add and subtract using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction within 20.

  

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

 

  • Use inferencing to answer questions
  • Understand character response
  • Discuss the beginning, middle, and end of stories
  • Compound words
  • Types of sentences

 

 

 

Homework

 

  • Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.
  • Study spelling words
  • Study vocabulary words
  • Read daily
  • IXL Math- E.1,2,4,6, and 10. They can also review and other skills we have done.

 

 

Vocabulary Words

1.    stuff- push or force something into something else

2.    tourist- a person who travels for fun or to learn about other places

3.    collect- gather things together

4.    sniffle- sniff again and again, usually because you are crying or have a cold

 

 

 

Spelling Words

went                                                     such

black                                                    when

long                                                      they

thing                                                    was

does                                                    have

one                                                      what

want                                                     spring

where                                                   facts

fish                                                       draw

much                                                    sign

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/25/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 August 21st-25th

 

Math

 

The student will be able to compare 2 and 3-digit numbers up to 500.

Example: 34 < 23, 456 > 278, 55 =55.

 

 

  

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

  

Students will...

 

  • Answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions to understand key details in text
  • Identify the main purpose of a text (point of view)

 

 

 

Homework

  • Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.
  • Study spelling words
  • Study vocabulary words
  • Read daily

 

Vocabulary Words

1.    tumble- fall and roll over and over

2.    swirl- move in a circle

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

4.    content- happy with what is happening or what you are doing

5.    fearless- brave or feeling no fear

6.    fearful- afraid or filled with fear

7.    familiar- well known to you or easy to recognize

8.    convince- make someone believe something or decide to do something

 

Spelling Words

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/18/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 

 

Math

The student will be able to decompose numbers 100-500 into hundreds, tens, and ones. Example: 437= 4 hundreds + 3 tens + 7 ones  

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

  

Students will...

 

    • Answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions to understand key details in text
    • Identify the main purpose of a text (point of view) 

    Homework

    • Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.
    • Study spelling words
    • Study vocabulary words
    • Read daily


Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/11/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 

 

Math:  The student will be able to show the different ways to write a number. (standard form, expanded form, number words, and base 10). The students will be able to determine the place value of number. (ones, tens, and hundreds)

 

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Review 1st grade skills
  • Understand the difference between fiction/nonfiction
  • Key details of fiction and nonfiction
  • Simple compare/contrast
  • Nouns
  • ABC order