Phonics and Word Recognitionworking with word families, silent e, vowel teams
FluencyRead with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. This means that students need to be able to read 90 words per minute with 95% accuracy and be able to retell the main idea and three details from the story.
VocabularyDetermine the meaning of unknown and use these words in phrases.
The fog made it hazy outside.brightdullhappy
Reading Standards for Literature and Informational TextAsk and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of story. Retell stories.Describe how characters in a story respond to events and challenges.Describe the overall structure of a story, beginning, middle, end.Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story.Know and use various text features to locate key facts or information in a text.Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to explain, or describe.
Writing and Language in the Second Grade Classroom
Writing Process Prewriting Drafting Revising Editing Publishing 6 Traits Ideas and Content Organization Voice Word Choice Sentence Fluency Conventions Writing Applications InformationalOpinionPersonal Narrative
Common Core Standards Addressed in 2nd GradeUse collective nouns (family, flock, swarm)Use irregular plural nouns (mice, deer)Use reflexive pronouns (myself, himself)Use the past tense of irregular verbs (fly flew, run ran)Use adjectives and adverbs (color, shape, size, number)Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (use conjunctions like and, or, so)Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic placesUse commas in greetings and closings of lettersUse an apostrophe to form contractions and possessives
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction. Add and subtract within 20. Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication.
Number and Operations in Base Ten Understand place value. Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.
Measurement and Data Measure and estimate lengths in standard units. Relate addition and subtraction to length. Work with time and money. Represent and interpret data.
Geometry Reason with shapes and their attributes.
Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
4. Model with mathematics.
5. Use appropriate tools strategically.
6. Attend to precision.
7. Look for and make use of structure.
8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
Life Cycle of Butterflies and Mealworms Breath, Blood, & Guts States of Matter Weather Watching Science units will be taught in thematic units that will support the reading and the math standards.
American HistoryRecognize that American colonists and Native American groups lived in the area of the Thirteen Colonies that was ruled by England.
Social studies units will be taught in conjunction with reading skills that will be taught this year.World HistoryRecognize that people in different places changed their form of government.GeographyRecognize different types of maps. Recognize and locate characteristics of human and physical features.Civics/GovernmentDescribe the history and meaning of nationalsymbols, documents, songs, and monumentsthat represent America.
Each child will bring home a packet of homework every week with at least four days. Any week with less than four days, there will be no homework.Homework is for review and will not include new information or skills. They also need to be reading at least 15 minutes a night. This can be done both silently and aloud to a sibling or parent.Homework will be turned in every Friday. Please help your child complete their homework by making a special place for them to work and checking their work nightly.
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