• September: What is Grade 2 studying?

ELA:

Building Communities of Readers and Writers

Unit Summary: In this unit students will learn to think about themselves as readers and writers.  They will know that they are all different kinds of readers and writers and that communities are made up of people who share things in common and also have some differences.

Unit Goals:

• Develop a community that is respectful, kind and accepting of different learning styles.
• Internalize routines of independent reading and writing practice.
• To know that readers are thinkers and use a variety of strategies to make meaning of a text.
• How to independently generate writing topics.

Eureka Math:

Module 1: Sums and Differences to 100

Students will:

• learn the foundations for Fluency with Sums and Differences within 100
• initiate fluency with Addition and Subtraction Within 100

Common Core Learning Standards:

2.OA.A.1 - Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

2.OA.B.2 - Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. By end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.

2.NBT.B.5 - Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.

• Second Grade Homework, What to expect?

Homework is a crucial part of your child's active learning process and essential to their academic progress. Please make sure that all homework is completed daily.

• Read daily for at least 20 minutes and log - Students have paper logs that need to be initialed by a parent or caregiver and returned to school daily.
• Zearn for 30 minutes - MAKE SURE YOU SIGNOUT USING THE BLUE ZEARN BUTON TO SAVE YOUR PROGRESS!

The following links can be used at home to reinforce reading and math skills: