September: What is Grade 2 is studying?
ELA: Building Classroom Communities
Essential Question: How does the behavior of an individual contribute to the classroom community?
- Students understand that the behavior of individual members of a classroom community contributes to the atmosphere of the tone of the room.
- Students understand rules, drills, and other routines are necessary to help classroom community members learn and keep them safe.
- Students understand that readers need to think about what a reader looks like, sounds like, and feels like when they are reading.
- Students understand that readers are more effective when they use a range of strategies to make sense of the text.
- Students will explain and demonstrate classroom rules.
- Students follow correct procedures for each type of safety drills.
- Students will set goals for their reading and writing growth.
- Students will understand how to follow routines for reading and writing.
- Students will understand how to work cooperatively in a group to complete a task.
- Students will evaluate individual/ group performance.
- Students will understand that writes follow a process to ensure their product can easily be read and enjoyed.
- Me I am by Jack Prelutsky
- Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
- A Weekend with Wendell by Kevin Henkes
- Swimmy by Leo Lionni
- What Do You Do With a Problem? by Kobi Yamada
Writing: Narrative Writing
- Students will begin brainstorming ideas for writing personal narratives by generating seed ideas.
- Students will craft small moments by generating ideas, writing LOTS of details, and crafting powerful endings.
- Students will begin to explore the writing process by recognizing and understanding the five steps. (Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, Editing, and Publishing)
Module 1: Sums and Differences to 100
- 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.
- Remember, you are there to support your child's learning, but homework needs to be completed by your child.
- Read for 20 minutes every day.
- Complete reading response each night.
- Math - pages from Go Math Student Edition will be given daily.
- Homework can vary between all second grade classes.
The following links can be used at home to reinforce reading and math skills: