3/8 - Conferences - No School 3/9 - Conferences - No School 3/21 - Continent Club 3/26 - 3/30 - Spring Break - NO SCHOOL 4/6 - Movie/Book Character Day
Homework -* Students should be reading 30 minutes each night and filling out the reading log. Students should bring in completed reading log and bring home another one. * Students may work on second grade math concepts adapted to meet their learning needs in Dreambox or Front Row.
Seesaw - Connect to Seesaw to receive updates from your child or your child's teacher. Please check with your child's teacher if you haven't received this contact information. Weekend News - Every Monday we write about something we did over the weekend. Please help your child review the weekend activities, and selectone moment they want to write about on their papers. Students are having difficulty remembering what they did, or want to include everything they did, which then takes them all week to complete.
Reader's Workshop -New learning I can read and understand informational texts. I know how to use text features to find information. I can stop and jot on Post-its to mark my thinking while I'm reading and use my Post-its to share my thoughts with my reading partner. Ongoing learning I can choose just right books for me. I can increase my reading stamina each day as I work towards 2nd grade goals of reading actively for 40 minutes. I can follow Reading Workshop routines and expectations. I can push my eyes ahead and read in big scoops to read fluently. I can stop, think, and retell what I read. I can meet with a reading partner and have a STRONG book talk by retelling beginning, middle, and end. I can ask my partner questions about the book they are reading. Writer's Workshop- Informational Writing I can write to inform about a topic. I can use a beginning that names my subject and interests readers. I can use transition words like and and also to show I had more to say. I can use different parts in my writing such as facts, definitions, details, steps, and tips. I can use words that show I am an expert on a topic (vocabulary). I can write sentences at the end of my writing to wrap up a piece. I can use my dictionary to help me spell words. I can use a capital at the beginning of a sentence and end it with punctuation. I can use a checklist to re-read my writing to make sure it sounds right and makes sense
I can write about what I did over the weekend. I can hook my reader with an introduction, add details using transitions words (First, Next, After that, Then, Finally), and I can end with a closing sentence. I can write a friendly letter to special person of the week.
Math Workshop- Math Module 7 I can add and subtract fluently within 100. I can sort and record data. I can problem solve using money. I can estimate and measure length using customary units. Investigative Unit of Study (Fosnot) - Ages and Timelines (Number Sense, Addition and Subtraction. Subtraction on the open number line). PYP- Art -How We Express Ourselves I can tell you different media used to create art. I know different purposes for art. I can create a piece of art and participate in our class art presentation. Central idea: People record and express their ideas, feelings, culture, and nature through visual arts. Approaches to Learning: Self-Management Skills, Communication Skills, Research Skills Learner Profile Trait: Open-Minded, Communicator, Attitudes: Appreciation, Creativity