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May 14th
Due Date: 5/14/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of May 14th

 

We will be reviewing skills that we’ve covered this year and introducing just a few things that they will encounter in 3rd grade next year.

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

No Vocabulary this week.

 

 

 

 

Math : 2 NBT.7

We will be reviewing skills that we’ve covered this year and introducing just a few things that they will encounter in 3rd grade next year.

 

 

Writing:

 

Special points of interest:

 

Student will not be allowed to charge lunch in the cafeteria after May 1.

 

May 18th-Awards Day at 8:30 and Color Run at 9:15

 

May 22nd-60% day

 

May 23rd-Students' last day-60% day

Report cards go home on May 23rd.

 



May 7th
Due Date: 5/7/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of May 7th

 

RL 2.9, RI 2.9

Compare and contrast fiction and nonfiction texts.

The reading comprehension test will be on Thursday.

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

No Vocabulary this week.

 

 

 Review Week-filled, picked, classes, ended, heard, buy, through, very, running, stopped, inches, getting, done, can't, any, warm, how, out, found, down, whole, seven, piece, pie, boy, point, while, might, earth, learn, watch, water, saw, cause, salt, call, brought, thought, caught, because, key, feel, missing, post, hair, brother, snow, answer, bread, brown, whose, house, woman, voice, oil, women, author, aunt, chance, fall   ***The spelling test will be on Friday. Only 15 words will be tested.

 

Math : 2 NBT.7

add and subtract 2 and 3 digit numbers with and without regrouping *The math quiz will be on Friday.

 

 

 

Writing:

Opinion Writing

Special points of interest:

Last week of Homework!  

 

Student will not be allowed to charge lunch in the cafeteria after May 1.

 

May 18th-Awards Day at 8:30 and Color Run at 9:15

 

May 22nd-60% day

 

May 23rd-Students' last day-60% day



April 30th
Due Date: 4/30/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of April 30th

 

RL 2.9, RI 2.9

Compare and contrast fiction and nonfiction texts.

 

Commas in a series & Apostrophes in Contractions

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

Each test will cover 16 words total and we will be working with 8 words per week.

 

Unique – something that is unique is the only one of its kind; there are no others exactly like it.

Valuable – very important to you, or worth a lot of money

Provide – give something that is wanted or needed

Conserve – protect something from harm or keep something from being wasted or used up

Shriek – scream or cry out loudly

Whimper – make weak crying noises; usually when sad, tired, frightened, or hurt

Flop – drop or fall heavily

Bulge – get bigger and swell out

Spelling

 

named

 

taking

 

riding

 

hoped

 

build

 

built

 

many

 

else

 

saw

 

cause

 

salt

 

call

 

brought

 

thought

 

caught

 

because

 

ground

 

edge

 

height

 

weight

 

 

 

Math : 2.OA.1, 2.MD.5, 2.MD.8b

one and two – step word problems with 2 and 3 digit numbers, one and two – step measurement word problems, practice using a calendar to answer simple real world problems

 

 

 

Writing:

Opinion Writing

 

Special points of interest:

 

 

Student will not be allowed to charge lunch in the cafeteria after May 1.

 

May 4th- Last day to turn in money for the Jungle book dvd

 

May 18th-Awards Day at 8:30 and Color Run at 9:15

 

May 22nd-60% day

 

May 23rd-Students' last day-60% day



April 23rd
Due Date: 4/23/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

 

 

Skills for the week of April 23rd

RL 2.1, L.2.4

Answer the 5 w’s and 1 h questions about a fictional text, Use clues in a sentence to infer the meanings of unknown words or phrases, practice with homophones, prefixes, and suffixes

Commas in a series & Apostrophes in Contractions

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

Each test will cover 16 words total and we will be working with 8 words per week.

 

disapprove- If you disapprove of something, you do not agree with it. You think it is bad or wrong

 

approve- If you approve of something, you agree with it. You think it is good or right

 

create-make something new

 

predict-say what you think will happen in the future

 

flexible- easy to bend

 

beneficial- means good for you.

 

strenuous- needing lots of energy, effort, or strength

 

optional-something you can choose whether or not to have or do it; it is not necessary

 

 

 

Spelling

cause

saw

call

salt

thought

brought

because

caught

boy

point

while

might

earth

learn

watch

water

fall

author

chance

aunt

 

Math : 2.OA.1, 2.MD.5, 2.MD.8b

one and two – step word problems with 2 and 3 digit numbers, one and two – step measurement word problems, practice using a calendar to answer simple real world problems

Writing:

Opinion Writing



April 16th
Due Date: 4/16/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of April 16th

RL 2.1, L.2.4

Answer the 5 w’s and 1 h questions about a fictional text, Use clues in a sentence to infer the meanings of unknown words or phrases, practice with homophones, prefixes, and suffixes

 

Commas in a series & Apostrophes in Contractions

 

Spelling

point

boy

oil

voice

might

while

learn

earth

water

watch

how

out

found

down

whole

seven

piece

pie

woman

women

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

Each test will cover 16 words total and we will be working with 8 words per week.

 

 

NO NEW VOCABULARY THIS WEEK!

VOCABULARY WILL RESUME NEXT WEEK!

 

 

 

Math :                               

2.G.2, 2.OA.4 (continued) and introduce 2.G.3

Partition circles & rectangles into 2, 3, and 4 equal shares; fractions – halves, thirds, fourths, Partition a rectangle into rows/columns of the same size; Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays with up to 5 rows and 5 columns.

 

 

 

 

Writing:

research facts about the jungle; opinion writing



April 9th
Due Date: 4/9/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of April 9th

RL 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6

We will be focusing on understanding and answering questions involving poetry, identifying and using figurative language, Ask and answer the 5 W’s and 1 H of a fictional text or poem, character response and point of view.

No Spelling this week

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

Each test will cover 16 words total and we will be working with 8 words per week.

mushy- soft and wet like mush

 

slurp- eat or drink something in a noisy way

 

rude- not polite; not respectful to others

 

dash-run very quickly

 

plenty- a lot

 

fragrant- having a pleasant smell

 

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

 

unusual- not normal, commom, or expected; you do not see if often or does not happen often

Math :                               

2.G.2, 2.OA.4 (continued) and introduce 2.G.3

Partition circles & rectangles into 2, 3, and 4 equal shares; fractions – halves, thirds, fourths, Partition a rectangle into rows/columns of the same size; Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays with up to 5 rows and 5 columns.

Writing:

research facts about the jungle; opinion writing



April 3rd
Due Date: 4/3/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

of April 3rd

RL 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6

We will be focusing on understanding and answering questions involving poetry, identifying and using figurative language, Ask and answer the 5 W’s and 1 H of a fictional text or poem, character response and point of view.

 

identify and use adverbs in writing

 

Spelling

out

how

down

found

seven

whole

pie

piece

running

stopped

inches

getting

done

can't

any

warm

house

brown

bread

whose

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

Each test will cover 16 words total and we will be working with 8 words per week.

expand- grow bigger

 

shimmer- shine witha soft, twinkling light

 

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

 

damp- a little wet

 

consume- eat of drink something up

 

variety- many different kinds

 

fragile- easily broken or destroyed

 

picky- hard to please; liking only certain things

 

Math :                               

2.G.2, 2.OA.4

Partition a rectangle into rows/columns of the same size; Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays with up to 5 rows and 5 columns.

 

Writing:

research facts about the jungle; opinion writing



March 26th
Due Date: 3/26/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of March 26th

RI. 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.6, 2.8
We have begun a chapter study of ‘The Jungle Book’ by Rudyard Kipling. We will be incorporating different standards into our lessons stemming from the book.

Ask and answer the 5 W’s and 1 H question about a text, Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text, Describe the connections between a series of historical events, Identify the main purpose of a text including what the author wants to convey, Describe supporting details provided for the main points of a text

identify and use adverbs in writing

 

Spelling

can't

running

done

heard

stopped

filled

any

inches

warm

getting

brother

hair

answer

classes

ended

buy

through

very

snow

picked

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

Each test will cover 16 words total and we will be working with 8 words per week.

 

fetch- get something and bring it back

murmur-talk very quietly

sturdy- strong or well built

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

grip-hold something very tightly

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

embarass-make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

prepare-get ready to do something or make something ready

Math :                               

2.G.2, 2.OA.4

Partition a rectangle into rows/columns of the same size; Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays with up to 5 rows and 5 columns.

 

Writing:

research facts about the jungle; opinion writing



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

Skills for the week of March 19th

Reading-ask and answer questions about a nonfiction text

-identify the main idea of a multi-paragraph text and the main idea of each paragraph within the text

-review author's purpose, connection of events in a text, and reasons to support the author's point in a text

-identify and use adjectives in writing

 Review Week in Spelling

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

Vocabulary this last 9 weeks will be a comprehensive study of the words we have learned throughout the year. Each test will cover 16 words total and we will be working with 8 words per week.

 

swirl – move in a circle

content – happy with what is happening or what you are doing

fearless – brave or feeling no fear

convince – make someone believe something or decide to do something

miniature – very small; smaller than the usual size

duplicate – copy

stuff – push or force something into something else

sniffle – sniff again and again, usually because you are crying or have a cold

 

Math :                               

 

-use addition and subtraction to solve one and two step word problems with the unknown number in any position

-add and subtract 2 and 3 digit numbers with regrouping in one or two places  *The math test will be on Friday.

 

 

Writing:

research facts about the jungle; opinion writing



March 5th
Due Date: 3/5/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of March 5th

Reading: RL. 2.1, 2.2, 2.3

Ask and answer the 5 W's and one H. to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text, Summarize text including fables and folktales and determine the central message, lesson, or moral, describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

acknowledge the differences in the point of view of the characters

Describe the overall structure of a story including the B/M/E

 

Spelling

picked

filled

ended

classes

buy

heard

very

through

legs

wishes

misses

steps

talk

walk

people

eight

missing

feel

key

post

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

steer clear- keep away from something or someone

 

flop-drop or fall heavily

 

delightful- very pleasant or enjoyable

 

bulge-get bigger and swell out

 

Math :                               

 

2.OA.1, 2.NBT.7

Solve one step AND two-step word problems, Add and Subtract two 3-digit numbers using any strategy

 

 

 

Writing:

write a biography with a topic sentence, at least 5 details, and a conclusion

 



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

Skills for the week of Feb. 26th

Reading:

read and answer questions about fables and folktales and identify the central message or moral

 

describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges in a story

 

describe the overall structure of a story (the beginning introduces the characters and plot, the middle introduces the problem, and the ending concludes the action and solves the problem)

 

identify and use possessive pronouns to show ownership (her, hers, his, our, ours, their, theirs, my, mine, its, your, yours) and reflexive pronouns (herself, himself, itself, myself, yourself, themselves, ourselves, yourselves)

 

Spelling

wishes

legs

steps

misses

walk

talk

people

eight

right

why

try

high

kind

find

child

wild

glasses

crosses

first

touch

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

blob-small lump or drop of something that is soft and wet

 

shriek- scream or cry out loudly

 

congratulate- tell someone you are happy flor his or her good fortune or success

 

whimper- to make weak crying noises

People or animals whimper when they are sad, tired, frightened, or hurt

 

Math :                               

solve one and two step word problems involving measurement terms

 

measure lengths of different objects and construct a line plot to record the information.

 

Writing:

write a biography with a topic sentence, at least 5 details, and a conclusion



Feb. 20th
Due Date: 2/19/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Feb. 20th

Reading:

RI 2.9

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

 Spelling

why

 

right

 

high

 

try

 

find

 

kind

 

wild

 

child

 

write

 

good

 

look

 

know

 

would

 

put

 

should

 

could

 

light

 

quite

 

lie

 

young

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

treat- try to cure or heal someone who is sick or hurt

 

provide-give something that is wanted or needed

 

conserve-protect something from harm or keep something from being wasted or used up

 

appreciate-be grateful or thankful for something

 

 

 

Math :                               

 

solve one and two step word problems involving measurement terms

 

measure lengths of different objects and construct a line plot to record the information

 

 

 

 

Writing:

write a biography with a topic sentence, at least 5 details, and a conclusion



Feb. 12th
Due Date: 2/12/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Feb. 12th

Reading:

RI 2.1 RI2.2 RI2.5 RI2.7

 

identify the main idea of a story

identify the author's main points in a story

         

use illustrations and photographs to answer

 

questions about a story

 

Review of verb tenses – past, present, future

 Spelling

good

write

know

look

put

would

could

should

new

too

food

rule

true

school

heart

blue

woods

fire

guess

guide

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

Unique-something that is unique is the only one of its kind. There are no others exactly like it.

recently-If something happened recently, is happened just a short time ago

valuable- means very important to you, or worth a lot of money

decrease-means become smaller or fewer in number.

 

Math :                               

-measure the same object in inches and centimeters

-measure 2 different objects and find the differnce in their lengths

-choose the appropriate measuring tool to measure the length of different objects (ruler, yardstick, meter stick, measuring tape) and the correct measurement unit (inch, centimeter, foot, yard, meter

-estimate and measure objects to the nearest inch and centimeter

        *The math test will be on Friday.

       

Writing:

Write a biography with a topic sentence, at least 5 details, and a conclusion.

 

 



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

Skills for the week of Feb. 5th

Reading:

RI 2.1 RI2.2 RI2.5 RI2.7

 

identify the main idea of a story

identify the author's main points in a story

         

use illustrations and photographs to answer

 

questions about a story

 

Verbs – Irregular past tense and subject verb agreement

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

complex – made up of many steps or parts, or not simple

strenuous – needing lots of energy, effort, or strength

optional – something you can choose whether or not to have it or do it; it is not necessary

fresh - newly made, gather, or grown; not spoiled or stale. Also means clean or unused

Spelling

too

 

new

 

rule

 

food

 

school

 

true

 

blue

 

heart

 

own

 

road

 

home

 

show

 

old

 

most

 

only

 

told

 

few

 

choose

 

fruit

 

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

Math :                               

 

2.MD.1, 2.MD.3

We will work on choosing appropriate measuring tools and estimating/measuring the length of objects.

 

Writing:

Begin discussing biography pieces, students hear and discuss nonfiction, explore features of nonfiction books, write questions, facts, expository nonfiction, and functional nonfiction, and draw illustrations that correspond or add to their writing.



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

Skills for the week of Jan. 29th

Reading:

RI 2.1 RI2.2 RI2.5 RI2.7

 

identify the main idea of a story

identify the author's main points in a story

         

use illustrations and photographs to answer

 

questions about a story

 

Review of verb tenses – past, present, future

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

attach-faten or join together

 

flexible-easy to bend

 

beneficial- good for you

 

precaution- something you do to keep something bad from happening

 

Math :                               

add up to four 2-digit numbers (23+45+51+26=__)

 

add and subtract 2 and 3-digit numbers with

 

and without regrouping

       

solve one and two step word problems using addition and subtraction  *The math test will be on Friday.

 

Writing:

Begin discussing biography pieces, students hear and discuss nonfiction, explore features of nonfiction books, write questions, facts, expository nonfiction, and functional nonfiction, and draw illustrations that correspond or add to their writing



Jan. 22nd
Due Date: 1/22/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Jan. 22nd

Reading:

RL2.1, RI2.1, 2.6, 2.9

Recall information and answer questions using details from a fiction and non-fiction text, identify the main purpose of a text, compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic

 

 

Review of verb tenses – past, present, future

 Spelling

road

 

own

 

show

 

home

 

most

 

old

 

told

 

only

 

way

 

rain

 

came

 

air

 

great

 

move

 

poor

 

door

 

boat

 

grow

 

truth

toe

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

insist- demand or ask something very firmly

 

create-make something new

 

predict-say what you think will happen in the future

 

fabulous-wonderful or terrific         

 

 

 

Math :                               

2.MD.8a, 2.OA.1

Solve word problems within 100 and word problems involving money within $1.00

 

 

 

 

 

Writing:

Begin discussing biography pieces, students hear and discuss nonfiction, explore features of nonfiction books, write questions, facts, expository nonfiction, and functional nonfiction, and draw illustrations that correspond or add to their writing



Jan. 8th
Due Date: 1/8/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Jan. 8th

Reading:

RL2.1, RI2.1, 2.6, 2.9

Recall information and answer questions using details from a fiction and non-fiction text, identify the main purpose of a text, compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic

 

 

Review of verb tenses – past, present, future

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

occassionally-once in a while, but not often

 

encourage-give someone confidence(belief in himself) by praising or helping the person

 

approve-If you approve of something, you agree with it. You think it is good or right

 

disapprove-If you disapprove of something, you don't agree with it. You think it is bad or wrong

 

 

Spelling

rain

way

air

came

move

great

door

poor

more

or

for

short

bear

four

eye

world

wait

main

Monday

eighteen

Math :                               

2.MD.8a, 2.OA.1

Solve word problems within 100 and word problems involving money within $1.00

 

 

 

 

 

Writing:

Begin discussing biography pieces, students hear and discuss nonfiction, explore features of nonfiction books, write questions, facts, expository nonfiction, and functional nonfiction, and draw illustrations that correspond or add to their writing



Dec. 11th
Due Date: 12/11/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Dec. 11th

Reading:

read and answer questions about fables and folktales; identify the central message (moral or lesson) in the story

         

 

answer questions about different points of view from different characters in a story

answer questions about character's response (what a character feels, does, or says)

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

No vocabulary words this week.

 

 

Math :                               

Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position, fluently

 

add/subtract using place value strategies and properties of operations within 50,

 

identify values, counting coin combos up to $1.00

 

Writing:

Identify and write the five parts to a friendly letter-heading (date), greeting, body, closing, and signature; use commas in the date, greeting, and closing.

 

 



Dec. 4th
Due Date: 12/4/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Dec. 4th

Reading:

read and answer questions about fables and folktales; identify the central message (moral or lesson) in the story

         

compare and contrast 2 versions of the same story

 

answer questions about different points of view from different characters in a story

answer questions about character's response (what a character feels, does, or says)

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

We will have a comprehensive vocabulary test on Friday. Please review words listed below.

 

vanish damp variety fragile solid dull

 

approach fragrant usual unusual teamwork

 

plenty dash mushy attract consume

 

regulary expand

 

Math :                               

Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position, fluently

 

add/subtract using place value strategies and properties of operations within 50,

 

identify values, counting coin combos up to $1.00

 

Writing:

Identify and write the five parts to a friendly letter-heading (date), greeting, body, closing, and signature; use commas in the date, greeting, and closing.

 

 



Nov. 27th
Due Date: 11/27/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Nov. 27th

Reading:

read and answer questions about fables and folktales; identify the central message (moral or lesson) in the story

         

compare and contrast 2 versions of the same story

 

answer questions about different points of view from different characters in a story

answer questions about character's response (what a character feels, does, or says)

 

identify and use action verbs, linking verbs (am, is, are, was, were), and past, present, and future tense verbs

 Spelling Words

or

more

short

for

four

bear

world

eye

far

part

same

think

give

friend

front

live

horse

store

prove

fourth

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

plenty-a lot of something

 

fragrant-having a plsant smell

 

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

 

unusual- not normal, common, or expected. You do not see it often, or it does not happen.

Math :                               

Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position, fluently add/subtract using place value strategies and properties of operations within 50, identify values, counting coin combos up to $1.00

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Write personal narratives with a topic sentence, several details, and a conclusion



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

Skills for the week of Nov.13th

Reading:

read and answer questions about fables and folktales; identify the central message (moral or lesson) in the story.

         

compare and contrast 2 versions of the same story

 

answer questions about different points of view from different characters in a story

answer questions about character's response (what a character feels, does, or says)

 

identify and use action verbs, linking verbs (am, is, are, was, were), and past, present, and future tense verbs

Spelling

part

far

think

same

friend

give

live

front

girl

her

each

turn

gone

word

sure

work

large

sea

climb

none

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

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

 

rude- not polite A rude person is not respectful of others

 

dash-run very quickly

 

approach- move closer to someone or something

Math :                               

2.OA.2, 2.NBT.5

Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position, fluently add/subtract using place value strategies and properties of operations within 50

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Write personal narratives with a topic sentence, several details, and a conclusion.



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

Skills for the week of Nov.6th

 

Reading:

 

identify the author's purpose for writing a text (to persuade, to inform, or to entertain)

identify and use nonfiction text features (title page, table of contents, headings, subheadings, photographs,
illustrations, text boxes, captions, glossary, index)

 

identify and use verbs

 

Spelling

her

girl

turn

each

word

gone

work

sure

hear

see

green

here

both

don’t

oh

been

burn

under

worse

search

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

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.

 

 

Math :                               

 

2NBT.2

Count within 1000; Skip count by 5's, 10's, and 100's

 

2NBT. 8 Mentally add and subtract 10 and 100 to a given number 100-900

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Write personal narratives with a topic sentence, several details, and a conclusion

Nov. 6-10th-no lunch visitors

 

Nov. 7-progress reports go home

 

Nov. 10-Red, White, and Blue Day-bring a $1.00 for the PTA.

 

Nov. 17-field trip money and permission forms are due

 

Nov. 20-24-Thanksgiving holidays

 

Nov. 29th-field trip to Graceland



Oct. 30th
Due Date: 11/1/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Oct. 30th

 

Reading:

 

identify the author's purpose for writing a text (to persuade, to inform, or to entertain)

identify and use nonfiction text features (title page, table of contents, headings, subheadings, photographs, illustrations, text boxes, captions, glossary, index)

 

 

Spelling Review Week - Refer to homework for all of the spelling words.

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

fragileeasily broken or destroyed

 

sip drink something slowly; swallowing only small amounts

 

pickyhard to please; a picky person likes only certain things

 

attractget the attention of people or animals and cause them to come closer

 

Math :                               

 

2NBT.2

Count within 1000; Skip count by 5's, 10's, and 100's

 

2NBT. 8 Mentally add and subtract 10 and 100 to a given number 100-900

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Write personal narratives with a topic sentence, several details, and a conclusion.



Oct. 23rd
Due Date: 10/23/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Oct. 23rd

 

Reading:

 

 

identify the author's purpose for writing a text (to persuade, to inform, or to entertain)

identify and use nonfiction text features (title page, table of contents, headings, subheadings, photographs, illustrations, text boxes, captions, glossary, index)

 

 

 Spelling

see

 

hear

 

here

 

green

 

don’t

 

both

 

been

 

oh

 

time

 

makes

 

five

 

lines

 

love

 

off

 

once

 

son

 

mean

 

feet

 

half

 

health

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

varietymany different kinds

 

characteristic something that describes a person or thing

 

consumeeat or drink something; also means to use something up

 

unwelcomenot wanted

 

Math :                               

 

 

2.MD. 7

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

 

 

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Write personal narratives with a topic sentence, several details, and a conclusion.



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

Skills for the week of Oct. 16th

Reading:

 

RI 2.1, L.2.4

Ask and answer questions about key details in a non-fiction text

 

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases. (Context Clues)

 

Spelling 

 

makes

time

lines

five

off

love

son

once

these

made

use

like

their

from

who

goes

change

life

Thursday

clothes

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

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

 

 

Math :                               

 

 

2.MD. 7

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

 

 

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Write personal narratives with a topic sentence, several details, and a conclusion.



Oct. 10th
Due Date: 10/10/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Oct. 10th

Reading:

 ask and answer questions about  nonfiction texts                   

 

use context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words

 

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   

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

shimmer-means shine with a soft, twinkling light

 

vanish-means disappear

 

expand-means grow bigger

 

 

stream-a steady flow or movement of something

 

Math :                               

2.G.1, 2.MD.10

Recognize and draw 2D shapes having specified attributes, Represent and interpret data: draw a picture graph and a bar graph to represent collected data

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Write personal narratives with a topic sentence, several details, and a conclusion.



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

 

Reading:

 RL 2.1, 2.4, RI 2.1

Ask and answer the 5 W’s and 1 H to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text, Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in fiction and non-fiction poetry using regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, and repeated lines.

 Spelling

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

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

rhyme words that have the same ending sounds. *Example: ball, fall, tall

alliteration – repeated beginning sounds in a group of words. *Example: Bumble bees buzz

simile – comparing two things using the words like or as *Example: The burnt biscuits were as hard as bricks.

metaphor – a comparison saying one thing is like another without using the words like or as. *Example: The snow is a white blanket

 

 

Math :                               

2.G.1, 2.MD.10

Recognize and draw 2D shapes having specified attributes, Represent and interpret data: draw a picture graph and a bar graph to represent collected data

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Write personal narratives with a topic sentence, several details, and a conclusion.

 

 

 

 



Sep. 25th
Due Date: 9/25/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Sep. 25th

Reading:

 RL 2.1, 2.4, RI 2.1

Ask and answer the 5 W’s and 1 H to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text, Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in fiction and non-fiction poetry using regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, and repeated lines.

Spelling 

 

tells

 

tops

 

helps

 

stops

 

she

 

has

 

come

 

some

 

next

 

ask

 

left

 

just

 

two

 

to

 

there

 

were

 

match

 

length

 

gold

 

breaks

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

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

poem- a piece of writing containing short lines and stanzas; sometimes contains many rhyming words or repeated words/phrases

 

poetry-writing in the form of poems; a genre of writing

poet-a person who writes a poem

 

Math :                               

2.OA.1

One-step word problems. We will be utilizing: C.U.B.E.S style: Circle the numbers, Underline the questions, Box the key words, Evaluate (think) about what the question is asking and what needs to be done, Solve the problem and Show your work

 

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Write personal narratives with a topic sentence, several details, and a conclusion.



Sep. 18th
Due Date: 9/18/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Sep. 18th

Reading:

 RL 2.1, 2.5, 2.3, L.2.4.d

Reading comprehension: Answering questions about a given text, identify and understand the beginning/middle/end of a story, examine how character’s respond to events in a story.

 

compound words

 Spelling

 

Review all spelling words from the past 5 week

not when back big will up get that well fish much such 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 hang stick  

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

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

One-step word problems. We will be utilizing: C.U.B.E.S style: Circle the numbers, Underline the questions, Box the key words, Evaluate (think) about what the question is asking and what needs to be done, Solve the problem and Show your work

 

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Making lists to create ideas

 



Sep. 11th
Due Date: 9/17/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Sep. 11th

Reading:

 RL 2.1, 2.5, 2.3, L.2.4.d

Reading comprehension: Answering questions about a given text, identify and understand the beginning/middle/end of a story, examine how character’s respond to events in a story.

 

compound words

 Spelling

as

next

just

left

to

two

were

there

black

went

thing

long

one

does

where

want

scratch

soft

since

prince

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

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 the way

 

 

 

Math :                               

2.OA.2, 2.NBT.5

Add/Subtract using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction within 20, and fluently add within 10 using mental strategies

 

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Making lists to create ideas



Sep. 4th
Due Date: 9/4/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Sep. 5th

Reading:

 RL 2.1, 2.5, 2.3, L.2.4.d

Reading comprehension: Answering questions about a given text, identify and understand the beginning/middle/end of a story, examine how character’s respond to events in a story.

Introducing compound words

 Spelling

went

 

black

 

long

 

thing

 

does

 

one

 

want

 

where

 

fish

 

much

 

such

 

when

 

they

 

was

 

have

 

what

 

spring

 

facts

 

draw

 

sign

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

stuff-push or force something into something else

 

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

 

collect-gather things together

 

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

 

 

Math :                               

2.OA.2, 2.NBT.5

Add/Subtract using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction within 20, and fluently add within 10 using mental strategies

 

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Making lists to create ideas

 



Aug. 28th
Due Date: 8/28/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Aug.28th

Reading:

 

RL 2.1, RI 2.6

Reading comprehension: Answering questions about a given text, point of view,

Introducing compound words

 Spelling

much

fish

when

such

was

they

what

have

up

get

that

well

his

go

your

of

check

rich

push

floor

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

miniature-very small Something that is minature is smaller than the usual size

 

rarely- not oftern or hardly ever

 

duplicate-copy

 

disguise-something that changes or hides how you look

 

 

Math :                               

identify even and odd numbers and explain why they are even or odd

 

and fluently add within 10 using mental strategies

 

 

Writing:

Narrative writing & Writing Ideas

Making lists to create ideas

 



Aug. 21st
Due Date: 8/21/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Aug.21st

Reading:

understand the point of view of different characters in a story (what they feel, how they react, what they think)  The reading comprehension test will be this Friday on point of view and answering 5 w questions.

 

write complete sentences with a subject and predicate, correct capitalization, and punctuation

 

 

identify and use nouns and verbs

 

 

Spelling

 

get

 

up

 

well

 

that

 

go

 

his

 

of

 

your

 

not

 

back

 

big

 

will

 

are

 

you

 

said

 

do

 

thick

 

still

Sunday

Friday

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

fearless-brave or feeling no feeling

 

fearful-afraid or filled with fear

 

familiar-well known to you and easy to recognize

 

convince-make someone

 

Math :                               

compare two and three digit numbers using greater than, less than, and greater to and use the correct symbol (>, <,=)  Math quiz this week on comparing numbers.

 

 

 

 

Writing:

Reviewing narrative writing skills, sentence structure, and illustrating.



Aug. 14th
Due Date: 8/14/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Aug. 14th

Reading:

RL.2.1- Ask and answer questions about a text (5w's & h questions)

 

L.2. 4a Context clues

 

RL.2.6 point of view of characters

 

distinguish between fiction and non-fiction stories

 

identify and use nouns and verbs

 

 Spelling

back

not

will

big

you

are

do

said

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

 

tumble- fall and roll over and over

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

swirl- move in a circle

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

 

 Spelling

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 

 

 

Writing:

Reviewing narrative writing skills, sentence structure, and illustrating.

Special points of interest:

Aug. 14th-lunch visitors can start-Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40.

 

Aug. 15-PTA meeting is at 6:30 and Parent Night is at 7:00 p.m. No students please.

 

*Remember to wear tennis shoes on Wednesday for P.E.

 

To sign up for Remind 101, enter this number 81010.  Text this message @thyer2                                           

 

 

Please remember to initial

 

your child’s behavior calendar

 

each day.

 

 

LABEL all money that

 

you place in your child's

 

folder. If you write a check please add phone

 

number.

 

 

There are no check outs

 

after 2:00 p.m.

 



Aug. 7th.
Due Date: 8/7/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Aug. 7th

Reading:

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

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

No Vocabulary words 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 

 

 

 

 

Writing:

We are writing about summer break.

Aug. 11th-last day to return The Amazing Race summer reading challenge form

 

Aug. 14th-lunch visitors can start-Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40.

 

Aug. 15-PTA meeting is at 6:30 and Parent Night is at 7:00 p.m. No students please.

 

*Remember to wear tennis shoes on Wednesday for P.E.

 

To sign up for Remind 101, enter this number 81010.  Text this message @thyer2                                           

 

 

Please remember to initial

 

your child’s behavior calendar

 

each day.

 

 

LABEL all money that

 

you place in your child's

 

folder. If you write a check please add phone

 

number.

 

 

There are no check outs

 

after 2:00 p.m.

 



May 15th
Due Date: 5/15/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of May 15

Reading:

RI.2.8

Determine an author’s purpose and give details to support that purpose. Review of standards throughout the year

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

Review all Vocabulary words

 

 

Math :                               

2G.3

 Fractions

Partition shapes into two, three, or four equal shares, describe using halves, thirds, quarters, etc. Describe a whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths.

   

 

 

Writing:

W.2.1 – Opinion Writing

Poetry & Publishing Narrative Pieces

Understanding elements of poetry and poems, creating poems, publishing narrative, fiction stories into books.

 

May 18th-Award's Day and Color Run

* Awards - 8:30 – 9:00 am

*Color Run- 9:15 – 10:15 am

**Wear Clothes and Shoes that can get messy!

 

May 19th & 22nd are 60% days- Dismissal will be at 11:15am

**no lunch will be served

  

May 22nd wil be students' last day of school.

 

 



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

Skills for the week of May 8th

Reading:

RI.2.8

Determine an author’s purpose and give details to support that purpose. Review of standards throughout the year

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

Review all Vocabulary words

 

 

Math :                               

2G.3

 Fractions

Partition shapes into two, three, or four equal shares, describe using halves, thirds, quarters, etc. Describe a whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths.

   

 

 

Writing:

W.2.1 – Opinion Writing

Poetry & Publishing Narrative Pieces

Understanding elements of poetry and poems, creating poems, publishing narrative, fiction stories into books.

 



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

Skills for the week of May 1st

Reading:

RL.2.9, RI.2.8

Compare/Contrast two non-fiction texts, determine an author’s purpose and give details to support that purpose.

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

disobedient-means you do not do what you are told to do

obedient-means you do what you are told to do.

downcast-means very unhappy or sad

ecstatic-means extremely happy

 

Math :                               

2M.D9

Line Plots

Represent and interpret data by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in whole-number units.

 

create and write fractions (halves, thirds, and fourths)

       

 

 

Writing:

W.2.1 – Opinion Writing

Hear and discuss opinion writing, tap into intrinsic motivation to write persuasively, write persuasively for an identified purpose and audience, generate opinions they feel strongly about and write persuasive pieces.

 



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

Skills for the week of April 24th

Reading:

 

RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5

Explore important ideas in opinion articles, describe how reasons support specific points in text, make text-to-text connections, read independently

Practice determining main idea & compare/contrast fables.

 Spelling

 

named

taking

riding

hoped

build

built

many

else

saw

cause

salt

call

brought

thought

caught

because

ground

edge

height

weight

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

steer clear-means keep away from something or something

delightful-means very pleasant or enjoyable

flop-means drop or fall heavily

bulge-means get bigger and swell out

 

Math :                               

2M.D9

Line Plots

Represent and interpret data by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in whole-number units.

 

 

 

 

Writing:

W.2.1 – Opinion Writing

Hear and discuss opinion writing, tap into intrinsic motivation to write persuasively, write persuasively for an identified purpose and audience, generate opinions they feel strongly about and write persuasive pieces.

 



April 18
Due Date: 4/18/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of April 18th

Reading:

 

RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5

Explore important ideas in opinion articles, describe how reasons support specific points in text, make text-to-text connections, read independently

Practice determining main idea & compare/contrast fables.

 Spelling

cause

saw

call

salt

thought

brought

because

caught

boy

point

while

might

earth

learn

watch

water

fall

author

chance

aunt

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

blob-means a small lump or drop of something that is soft and wet

shriek-means scream or cry out loudly

congratulate-means tell someone you are happy for his or her good fortune or success

whimper-means make weak crying noises

 

Math :                               

 

2.G.2, 2.OA.4, 2MD.8b

We will partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-sized squares.  We will continue to solve one and two step word problems using addition and subtraction.  Use a calendar to answer simple, real world problems

Writing:

W.2.1 – Opinion Writing

Hear and discuss opinion writing, tap into intrinsic motivation to write persuasively, write persuasively for an identified purpose and audience, generate opinions they feel strongly about and write persuasive pieces.



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

Spelling

point

 

boy

 

might

 

while

 

learn

 

earth

 

water

 

watch

 

how

 

out

 

found

 

down

 

whole

 

seven

 

piece

 

pie

 

oil

 

voice

 

woman

 

women

Skills for the week of April 10th

Reading:

RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5

Explore important ideas in opinion articles, describe how reasons support specific points in text, make text-to-text connections, read independently

*Practice determining main idea & compare/contrast fables.

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

appreciate -means be grateful or thankful for something

conserve-means protect somethingfrom harm or keep something from being wasted or used up

provide-means give something that is wanted or needed.

treat-means try to cure or heal someone who is sick or hurt

Math :                               

2.OA.1, 2.G.2, 2.OA.4

Solve one- and two-step word problems using addition/subtraction to solve, partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them, Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication

 

Writing:

W.2.1 – Opinion Writing

Hear and discuss opinion writing, tap into intrinsic motivation to write persuasively, write persuasively for an identified purpose and audience, generate opinions they feel strongly about and write persuasive pieces.



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

Skills for the week of April 3rd

Reading:

 

RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5

Explore important ideas in opinion articles, describe how reasons support specific points in text, make text-to-text connections, read independently

*Practice determining main idea & compare/contrast fables.

 Spelling

 

out

how

down

found

seven

whole

pie

piece

running

stopped

inches

getting

done

can't

any

warm

house

brown

bread

whose

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

unique -means something that is the only one of its kind. There are no others exactly like it.

recently-means if something happened recently, it happened just a short time ago.

valuable-means very important to you, or worth a lot of money.

decrease-means become smaller or fewer in number

Math :                               

2.OA.1

Solve one- and two-step word problems using addition/subtraction to solve within 100 involving adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing with unknowns is all positions.

 

Writing:

W.2.1 – Opinion Writing

Hear and discuss opinion writing, tap into intrinsic motivation to write persuasively, write persuasively for an identified purpose and audience, generate opinions they feel strongly about and write persuasive pieces.

 



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

Skills for the week of March 27th

Reading:

 

RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5

Explore important ideas in expository nonfiction, describe how reasons support specific points in text, describe the connections between a series of events in text, read independently.

*Practice determining main idea & compare/contrast fables

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

complex- means made up of many steps or parts

strenuous-means needing lots of energy, effort, or strength

optional-means you can choose whether or not to have it or do it. It is not necessary. 

fresh-means newly made, gathered, or grown; not spolied or stale

Spelling

stopped

running

getting

inches

can't

done

warm

any

filled

picked classes

ended

heard

but

through

very

hair

snow

answer

brother

Math :                               

2.MD.5 & 2.OA.1

Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems involving lengths that are given in the same units. Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one-step word problems.

 

Writing:

W.2.1 – Opinion Writing

Hear and discuss opinion writing, tap into intrinsic motivation to write persuasively, write persuasively for an identified purpose and audience, generate opinions they feel strongly about and write persuasive pieces.



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

Skills for the week of March 20th

Reading: RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.9

identify the main idea of a story and the main idea of individual paragraphs within the story

 read and answers questions about fables and folktales and identify the moral of fables                      

 compare and contrast 2 versions of the same story

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

flexible- means easy to bend

attach-means fasten or join together

precaution-means something you do to keep something bad from happening

beneficial-means good for you

 

Math :                               

2.MD.5 2.NBT.6

Solve one step word problems involving the same units of lengths, use drawings to solve addition and subtraction problems within 100 involving the same lenghts, and solve equations with a sybol to represent the unknown in any position

 

Writing:

 

W.2.7, 2.8

Research historical figures, write biographies, and digitally create biographical pieces.

 



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

Skills for the week of March 6th

Reading: RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5

Use text features to locate key information, identify what they learn from expository nonfiction, answer questions about key details and identify main topics, read independently.

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

variety-means many different kinds

characteristics-means something that describes a person or thing

consume-means eat or drink something

 

unwelcome-means not wanted

 Spelling words- This is a review week

Math :                               

2.MD.6 2.NBT.6

Represent whole numbers as lenghts and represent whole number sums and differences within 80 on a number line.

Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value, properties of operations

 

Writing:

 

W.2.7, 2.8

Research historical figures, write biographies, and digitally create biographical pieces.

 



Fe. 27th
Due Date: 2/27/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of February 27th

Reading: We will be reading Snails

 

RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5

Use text features to locate key information, identify what they learn from expository nonfiction, answer questions about key details and identify main topics, read independently.

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

solid-means hard and firm.

mushy means soft and wet like mush

slurp means eat or drink something in a noisy way

dull-means not bright , colorful, or shiny

 Spelling

picked

filled

ended

classes

buy

heard

very

through

legs

wishes

misses

steps

talk

walk

people

eight

missing

feel

key

post

Math :                               

2.MD.6 2.NBT.6

Represent whole numbers as lenghts and represent whole number sums and differences within 80 on a number line.

Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value, properties of operations

 

Writing:

 

W.2.7, 2.8

Research historical figures, write biographies, and digitally create biographical pieces.

 



Feb. 21st
Due Date: 2/21/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of February 21st

Reading: We will be reading Spinning Spiders

 

RL 2.1, RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3

Identify what they learn from a nonfiction book, use wondering to help them understand the book, explore text features of expository nonfiction, describe how reasons support specific points the author makes, read independently.

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

fragile-means easily broken or destroyed

sip- means drink something slowly, swallowing only small amounts

picky- means hard to please

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

 Spelling:

wishes

legs

steps

misses

walk

talk

eight

people

right

why

try

high

kind

find

child

wild

glasses

crosses

first

touch

Math :                               

 

2.MD.4

Measure to find out how much longer one object is than another.

 

 

Writing:

W.2.2, 2.5, 2.8, 2.6

(Continued) Hear and discuss nonfiction, write questions and information about the people who live in the polar lands, select drafts to publish, reread and add descriptive language, confer with one another and the teacher.



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

Skills for the week of February 13th

Reading: We will be reading Butterflies

RL 2.1, RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3

 

Identify what they learn from a nonfiction book, use wondering to help them understand the book, visualize to make sense of the book, explore text features of expository nonfiction, read independently.

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

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

damp- means a little wet

regulary- means If you do something regularly, you do it a lot, and often at the same time or in the same way

gleam-means glow or shine

 Spelling

why

right

high

try

find

kind

wild

child

write

good

look

know

would

put

should

could

light

quite

lie

young

 

Math                                

-2.MD.3

Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters

 

 

Writing:

W.2.2, 2.5, 2.8, 2.6

Hear, read, and discuss nonfiction, questions and information about the polar lands, questions and information about polar animals, write about the polar land and polar animals, write opening and closing sentences.



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

Skills for the week of February 6th

Reading: We will be reading The Insect Detective.

RL 2.1, RI.2.1, 2.2, 2.3

Identify what they learn from an expository nonfiction book, use wondering to help them understand the book, explore text features of expository nonfiction, describe how reasons support specific points the author makes, read independently.

Spelling

 

 

 

good

 

write

 

know

 

look

 

put

 

would

 

could

 

should

 

new

 

too

 

food

 

rule

 

true

 

school

 

heart

 

blue

 

woods

 

fire

 

guess

 

guide

 

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

insist-means deamnd or ask for something very firmly.

create-means make something new

fabulous- means wonderful or terrific

predict-means say what you think will happen in the future

Math                            
         

-use appropriate tools to measure length

-measure an object using two units of different lengths

 

Writing:

W.2.2, 2.5, 2.8, 2.6

Hear, read, and discuss nonfiction, questions and information about the polar lands, questions and information about polar animals, write about the polar land and polar animals, write opening and closing sentences.



Jan. 31st
Due Date: 1/30/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of January 30th

Reading: We will be The Art Lesson.

RL 2.1/ RI2.1

Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to identify the main idea of a story and paragraphs within the story.

 

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

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

occasionaly-means once in a while, but not often

 

encourage-means give someone confidence by praising or helping the person

disapprove- means you do not agree with it. You think it is bad or wrong

 

approve-means you agree with it. You think it is good or right

 Spellling

too

 

new

 

rule

 

food

 

school

 

true

 

blue

 

heart

 

own

 

road

 

home

 

show

 

old

 

most

 

only

 

told

 

few

 

choose

 

fruit

Tuesday

Math                            
-add and subtract 2 digit numbers
with regrouping

- add and subtract 3 digit numbers without regrouping

 -add up to four 2 digit numbers               

-use appropriate tools to measure length

-measure an object using two units of different lenghts

  Writing:

connect a series of historical events                           

 

begin to research and write biographies of a famous person



Jan. 23rd
Due Date: 1/23/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of January 23rd

Reading: We will be reading The Tale of Peter Rabbit and and Beatrix Potter.

RL 2.1/ RI2.1

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

 

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

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

host-means someone who welcomes and looks after visitors and guests.

 

hospitality-means the friendly and caring way a host looks after visitors and guests.

 

gratitude- means a feeling of being grateful or thankful

 

overjoyed-means extremely happy

 

Math                            
-add and subtract 2 digit numbers
with regrouping

- add and subtract 3 digit numbers without regrouping

 -add up to four 2 digit numbers               

 

 -review solving money word problems using coins and dollar bills up to $5.00.

 

Writing:

connect a series of historical events                           

 

begin to research and write biographies of a famous person

 



Jan. 17th
Due Date: 1/17/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of January 17th

Reading: We will be reading The Paper Crane.

Summarize text and determine the central message, lesson, or moral.

 

Demonstrate understanding of key details in texts by asking and answering such questions as who, what, when, where, why, and how.

 Spelling

road

 

own

 

show

 

home

 

most

 

old

 

told

 

only

 

way

 

rain

 

came

 

air

 

great

 

move

 

poor

 

door

 

boat

 

grow

 

truth

 

toe

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

fetch-means get something and bring it back

 

murmur-means talk very quietly

 

sturdy- means strong or well built

 

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

 

Math Skills:

2MD.8 Identify coins and thier value, use the dollar and cent symbols appropriately, show multiple combinations of coins or dollars for a given value, and solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies.

review adding and subtracting 10 and 100 to a given number

 

Writing:

Students will revise & edit with help from teachers and peers(W.2.5), and continue to share and discuss good writing(W2.7) Write friendly letters using the 5 parts (heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature)

                     



Jan. 9th
Due Date: 1/9/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of January 9th

Reading: We will be reading Galimoto.

 

Acknowledge the difference in point of view of characters (RL2.6)

 

Explain how images contribute to new understandings in print or digtial texts. (RL2.7)

 

Identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents)           

 Spelling Words

rain

way

air

came

move

great

door

poor

more

or

for

short

bear

four

eye

world

wait

main

Monday

eighteen

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

stunned-means shocked or very suprised

 

notorious-means well known especially for something bad

 

genius- means someone who is very smart or talented

 

chaos-means great confusion

 

 

Math Skills:

2MD.8 Identify coins and thier value, use the dollar and cent symbols appropriately, show multiple combinations of coins or dollars for a given value, and solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies.

 

Writing:

Students will revise & edit with help from teachers and peers(W.2.5), and continue to share and discuss good writing(W2.7). 



Jan.3rd
Due Date: 1/3/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of January 3rd

Reading: The Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau

 

identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents)           

 

Spelling

or

more

short

for

four

bear

world

eye

far

apart

same

think

give

friend

front

live

horse

store

prove

fourth

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

No Vocabulary this week

 

 

 

Math Skills:

2G.1 Recongnize and draw shapes having specified attributes. Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes

 

 

Writing:

*write friendly letters               

  *add details to writing



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

Skills for the week of   December 12th

 

 

Reading:

Unit Wrap-Up Week: We will be reviewing and practicing the comprehension strategies we have learned so far.

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

No Vocabulary this week.

No Spelling words this week.

 

 

Math Skills:

2NBT.8 Mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100-900.

 

 

 

 

Writing:

Unit Wrap-Up Week: We will be continuing to publish our first piece of writing and utilizing the writing/language strategies we have practiced so far in the process.

 

 

Science/Social Studies

Holiday Tradit



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

Skills for the week of December 5th

Reading:

Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges (RL2.3)

Describe overall structure of a story             (RL 2.5 )

Answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text (RL2.1)

 

Spelling

 

part

far

think

same

friend

give

live

front

girl

her

each

turn

gone

word

sure

work

large

sea

climb

none

 

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

miniature-means very small.

rarely-means not often or hardly ever

duplicate-means to copy

disguise-means something that changes or hides how you look

 

Math Skills:

2.OA.1 Determine whether a group is even or odd up to 20.

2MD.6 Represent whole numbers as lenghts and represent whole-number sums and differences within 50 on a number line.

2NBT.8 Mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100-900.

 

 

 

 

Writing:

W.2.3, 2.5, L.2.1, 2.2 Read, discuss, and write fiction. Choose writing topics. Think and talk about story ideas before writing. Reread writing and tell more. Explore and punctuate dialogue.

Letter writing

 

Science/Social Studies

Holiday Traditions



Nov. 28th
Due Date: 11/28/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of November 28th

Reading: Chester's Way

Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges (RL2.3)

Describe overall structure of a story             (RL 2.5 )

Answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text (RL2.1)

 

Spelling

 

her

girl

turn

each

word

gone

work

sure

hear

see

green

here

both

don't

oh

been

burn

under

worse

search

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

prepare-get ready to do something or make something ready

 

embarass-make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

 

grip-hold something very tightly

 

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

Math Skills:

2.OA.1 Determine whether a group is even or odd up to 20.

2MD.6 Represent whole numbers as lenghts and represent whole-number sums and differences within 50 on a number line.

2NBT.5 Fluently add and subtract using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction within 50

Writing:

W.2.3, 2.5, L.2.1, 2.2 Read, discuss, and write fiction. Choose writing topics. Think and talk about story ideas before writing. Reread writing and tell more. Explore and punctuate dialogue.

Letter writing

Science/Social Studies

Holiday Traditions



Nov. 14th
Due Date: 11/14/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of November 14th

Reading: Enrandi's Braids

Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges (RL2.3)

Describe overall structure of a story             (RL 2.5 )

Answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text (RL2.1)

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

stuff-push or force something into something else

 

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

 

collect-gather things together

 

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

 

Math Skills:

2.OA.3 Determine whether a group is even or odd up to 20.

2MD.7 Tell time in five minute intervals and use the terms a.m. and p.m. appropriately

Writing:

W.2.3, 2.5, L.2.1, 2.2 Read, discuss, and write fiction. Choose writing topics. Think and talk about story ideas before writing. Reread writing and tell more. Explore and punctuate dialogue.

 

Science/Social Studies

Holiday Traditions

Review

Spelling

next ask left just tops tells stops helps it's didn't that's then these made use like time makes five lines two to there were has she some come says be I'll I'm their from who goes love off once son since soft scratch prince length breaks match gold soon Wednesday eggs tree page phone late gave change clothes life Thursday



Nov. 7th
Due Date: 11/7/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of November 7th

Reading: Babu's story

Describe how characters in a story repond to major events and challenges (RL2.3)

Descibe overall structure of a story             (RL 2.5 )

Answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text(RL2.1)

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

Review week

 

 

 

Math Skills:

2.NBT.1, 2.NBT.3, 2.NBT.4

Understand place value within 1,000. Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones. Read and write numbers to 1,000 using the 5 forms of a number. Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of place value.

 

 

 

Writing:

*W.2.3, 2.5, L.2.1,2.2

Read, discuss, and write fiction. Choose writing topics. Think and talk about story ideas before they write. Reread their writing and tell more. Explore and punctuate dialogue.

 

Science/Social Studies

Study of frogs



Oct. 31st
Due Date: 10/31/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of October 31st

Reading:

Visualize to make sense of text, informally use schema and inference as they visualize, explore how alliteration and regular beats supply rhythm and meaning in poems, read independently (RL 2.4 )

Answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text(RL2.1)

 No Spelling Words this week

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

routine-usual or normal way of doing something

expert-person who knows a lot about something or does something very well

 

flap-move up and down or back and forth

 

fade-grow lighter and lighter oe slowly disappear

 

 

Math Skills:

2.NBT.1, 2.NBT.3, 2.NBT.4

Understand place value within 1,000. Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones. Read and write numbers to 1,000 using the 5 forms of a number. Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of place value.

Writing:

*W.2.3, 2.5, L.2.1,2.2

Read, discuss, and write fiction. Choose writing topics. Think and talk about story ideas before they write. Reread their writing and tell more. Explore and punctuate dialogue.

 

Science/Social Studies

Study of frogs



Oct. 24th
Due Date: 10/24/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of October 24th

Reading: Our book is The Paperboy. Visualize to make sense of text, informally use schema and inference as they visualize, explore how alliteration and regular beats supply rhythm and meaning in poems, read independently (RL 2.4 )

Answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text(RL2.1)

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

shimmer-shine with a soft, twinkling light

vanish-means to disappear

 

expand-means to grow bigger

 

stream-steady flow or movement of something

 

Spelling

see

hear

here

green

don’t

both

been

oh

time

makes

five

lines

love

off

once

son

mean

feet

half

health

 

 

 

 

 

Math Skills:

2MD.7

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

 

.

Writing:

*Focus on writing complete sentences and continue to hear and discuss good writing.

Using commas in a series

L2.1-

*Write complete sentences and use parts of speech appropriately.

 

Science/Social Studies

Study of frogs



Oct. 17th
Due Date: 10/17/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of October 17th

Reading: Our book is POP! A Book About Bubbles. Visualize to make sense of text, informally use schema and inference as they visualize, explore how alliteration and regular beats supply rhythm and meaning in poems, read independently (RL 2.4 &RL2.7) 

 

Spelling

makes

time

lines

five

off

love

son

once

these

made

use

like

their

from

who

goes

change

time

Thursday

clothes

 

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

misbehave-behave badly

discover-see or find out something for the first time

racket-very loud noise

behave-do or say things in a particular way

Math Skills:

2MD.8 2MD.10

 

Identify coins and their value, use the dollar and cent symbols appropriately, and show multiple combinations, of coins or dollars for a given value

 

Construct picture and bar graphs using a single-scale with up to four categories.   Solve simple put-together, take-apart, and compare problems using a picture or bar graph.

Writing:

*Focus on writing complete sentences and continue to hear and discuss good writing.

Using commas in a series

L2.1-

*Write complete sentences and use parts of speech appropriately.

 

Science/Social Studies

Study of Christopher Columbus



Oct. 11th
Due Date: 10/11/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of October 10th

Reading: Visualize to make sense of text, informally use schema and inference as they visualize, explore how alliteration and regular beats supply rhythm and meaning in poems, read independently (RL 2.4 &RL2.7)

 

Vocabulary Words: Vocabulary: L.2.4d

numerous- means many

recreation-something a person does for pleasure or fun

shelter-place that protects people or animals from the weather or keeps them safe from danger

necessary-means needed

 

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 Skills:

2MD.8

 

Identify coins and their value, use the dollar and cent symbols appropriately, and show multiple combinations, of coins or dollars for a given value

Writing:

*Focus on writing complete sentences and continue to hear and discuss good writing.

L.2.2-

*Capitalization, punctuation, age appropriate spelling in writing.

L2.1-

*Write complete sentences and use parts of speech appropriately.

 

Science/Social Studies

Study of Christopher Columbus



Oct. 3rd
Due Date: 10/1/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of October 3rd

Reading: Book title: "A Tree is Nice"

*Answer key details about a nonfiction text (RI 2.1)

*Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song. (RL 2.4)

 

Spelling Words

 

didn't, it's, then, that's,be, says, I'm, I'll, tops, tells, stops, helps, has, she, some, come

 

Vocabulary Words: Review week

Vocabulary: L.2.4d

No new words this week.

Math Skills:

2MD.10 bar/picture graphs

2G.1 Identify Shapes- triangle, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes

 

Writing:

*Focus on writing complete sentences and continue to hear and discuss good writing.

L.2.2-

*Capitalization, punctuation, age appropriate spelling in writing.

L2.1-

*Write complete sentences and use parts of speech appropriately.

 

* Types of sentences- imperative, decalarative, exclamatory, and interrogative

 

Science/Social Studies

Study of various Farm Animals



September 26th
Due Date: 9/26/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Sep. 26th

Reading: Book title: "The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig"

*Answer key details about a text (RL 2.1)

*Determine central message/theme (RL 2.2)

*Compare & contrast 2 versions of the same story (RL 2.9)

*Read and understand fables and folktales

Vocabulary Words:Review week

Vocabulary: L.2.4d

plenty- means a lot

 

fragrant- means having a pleasant smell

 

usual-it is normal, common, or expected

 

unusual-it is not normal,common, or expected. You don not see it often, or it does not happen often.

 

No Spelling Words this week

 

Math Skills:

2NBT. 5 Fluently add and subtract using srategies based on place value.

2NBT.9

 

Writing:

*Focus on writing complete sentences and continue to hear and discuss good writing.

L.2.2-

*Capitalization, punctuation, age appropriate spelling in writing.

L2.1-

*Write complete sentences and use parts of speech appropriately.

Students will use common and proper nouns.

 

Science/Social Studies

Study of various Farm Animals



Sep. 19th
Due Date: 9/19/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Sep. 19th

Reading: Book title: "The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig"

*Answer key details about a text (RL 2.1)

*Determine central message/theme (RL 2.2)

*Compare & contrast 2 versions of the same story (RL 2.9)

Vocabulary Words:

Vocabulary: L.2.4d

gobble-eat food quickly without chewing it very much.

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

dash-run very quickly

approach-move closer to someone or something

 

Math Skills:

2NBT. 4 Use symbols to compare two digit 3-digit numbers within 500.

 

Writing:

*Focus on writing complete sentences and continue to hear and discuss good writing.

Spelling Words

tells

tops

helps

stops

she

has

come

some

next

ask

left

just

two

to

there

were

match

length

gold

breaks



Sep. 12th
Due Date: 9/12/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of Sep. 12th

Reading: Book title: The Three Little Pigs

Students make text-to-self connections/character feelings (RL 2.3)

Key details in a text and important ideas (RL 2.1)

Compare & contrast 2 versions of the same story (RL 2.9)

 

Vocabulary Words:

Vocabulary: L.2.4d

terrible-very bad, horrible, or awful

terrific- very good, wonderful, or great

grumble-complain about something in a grouchy voice

scrunch-squeeze or crush

 

 Spelling words- Review week-bang, trick, are, they, black, does, much, get, what, will, where, long, sign, Friday, and floor

Math Skills:

2NBT. 2 counting within 1000

 

Writing:

*Focus on writing complete sentences and continue to hear and discuss good writing.

*Write scary stories.

L.2.2-

*Capitalization, punctuation, age appropriate spelling in writing.

L2.1-

*Write complete sentences and use parts of speech appropriately.

 

Students will use common and proper nouns.

 



Sep. 6th
Due Date: 9/6/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of September 6th

Reading: Book title: Alexandar and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Students make text-to-self connections/character feelings (RL 2.3)

Key details in a text and important ideas (RL 2.1)

 

Vocabulary Words:

Vocabulary: L.2.4d

eavesdrop-listen secretly to other people talking

eavesdropper-a person who eavesdrops, or person who sevretly listens to other people talking

accompany-go somewhere with another person

annoy-bother a person enough to make him or her a little angry

 

Math Skills:

2. NBT.3 different ways to write 3 digit numbers -500

 

Writing

W.2.3-Students write complete sentences to generate writing ideas.  

Students will write silly stories.

Language Focus: L 2.2

Students capitalize proper nouns.

Students approximate the spelling of unfamiliar words.

 

Mentor Texts:

Dogs Don’t Wear Sneakers by Laura Numeroff

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin

My Little Sister Ate One Hare by Bill Grossman

 

Science/Social Studies

Skills are imbedded in Making Meaning and Being a Writer.



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

Skills for the week of August 29th:

 

Reading: Book title: Jamaica Tag Along

RL 2.2 central message

RL 2.3/2.6 point of view/character response to challenges

 

Vocabulary Words:

Vocabulary: L.2.4d

hurl- throw something hard and fast

pester- keep bothering or annoying someone

glare- look at someone or something in an angry way

overalls- pants with shoulder strap and a top part that cover the chest

 

Math Skills:

2NBT1a-1b

Decompose numbers 100-500 into hundreds, tens, and ones

 

Writing:

W.2.3- narratives

W.2.5-shared writing

L. 2.2- Conventions

L.2.6-adverbs, adjectives

 

Science/Social Studies

Skills are imbedded in Making Meaning and Being a Writer.



August 22nd
Due Date: 8/22/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of August 22nd:

 

Reading:

RL. 2.6  Acknowledging differences in the points of view of characters

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

RL.2.3 Describe how characters respond to major events and challenges

 

 

Vocabulary Words:

Focus skill:  Suffix -less and -ful

fearless: brave or feeling no fear

fearful: afraid or filled with fear

familiar: well known to you and easy to recognize

convince: make someone believe something or decide to do something

 

Math Skills:

2.M.D6 Adding/subtracting with a number line.

2.OA.1 One-step word problems

 

Writing:

W.2.3- narratives

W.2.5-shared writing

L. 2.2- Conventions

L.2.6-adverbs, adjectives

 

Science/Social Studies

Skills are imbedded in Making Meaning and Being a Writer.



August 15th
Due Date: 8/15/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills for the week of August 15th:

 

Reading:

RL.2.1- Ask and answer questions about a text (5w's & h questions)

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

RL.2.6 point of view of characters

 

Vocabulary Words:

1. tumble- fall and roll over and over

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

3. swirl- move in a circle

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

 

 

Math Skills:

The students will work with even and odd numbers. 2.O.A.3 Fluency 2.O.A.2

Adding on a number line within 20- 2.MD.6

Adding within 20 using various strategies- 2.NBT.5/9

 

Writing:

W.2.3- narratives

W.2.5- revising/editing w/ help from teachers and peers

W. 2.7- shared writing

L.2.1f- simple/compound sentences

L.2.2- Conventions

 

Science/Social Studies

Skills are imbedded in Making Meaning and Being a Writer.



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

 

 

Skills for the week of August 8th:

Reading:

 

Answering questions to understand key details in a text and making text connections (RL 2.1)

-Building the reading community with the teacher and students (being respectful, learning procedures, and being responsible)

 

Vocabulary words-

 

 

 

 

Math Skills: The students will work with even and odd numbers. 2.O.A.3 and Fluency 2.O.A.2

 

 

 

Writing: For Being a Writer, we are working on building our writing community, learning routines and procedures, and focusing on narratives (W.2.3)

 

 

 

Phonics- Once all students are tested we will begin our Phonics program.

 

Spelling-