Reminders: Dec. 20- Winter parties-10:55-11:45 Dec 21-Jan 4- Winter Break Jan. 6- Twin Day Jan. 12-Family Movie Night Homework -*Students should be reading 30 minutes each night and filling out the reading log. *Please continue to have your children work on fact practice in Front Row. Then 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 select one 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 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- I can use my dictionary to help me spell words. I can use a capitalize the beginning of a sentence and use 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 4 I can add and subtact within 100. I can compose and decompose tens and hundreds. I can explain my thinking for word problems. Social Studies/PYP- I know how communities relate to one another. I know how communities can change over time. I can tell you how traditions are unique to a community. I can tell you how traditions can bring communities together. I can tell you how and why traditions can change over time. Central idea: Traditions connect communities in the past and present Approaches to Learning: Research Learner Profile Trait: Reflective, Open-minded Attitudes: Appreciation, Empathy, Tolerance