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    Week of March April 6th - April 10th

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    MATH: Updated April 8th

    We have decided to make the math workbook pages optional. We recommend the students complete them as extra practice, however, they will not be penalized for not completing them. Below I have linked the workbook pages for all of Chapter 11. If you would like to print the chapter but are still having trouble, please contact me and I will send you a video tutorial on how to do so. 

    Directions: Click the link, click download file, print as needed. 

    Link to Math Chapter 11 workbook pages: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A6b401a20-0c6f-4a7d-a8d7-963ff0a7e494

    If you want the extra practice, but do not want to print out pages, you can plug in answers into ThinkCentral if the questions have this icon next to them : 

    Math Classwork

    Click the black and white icon. You will then be able to input your answer.

     

    • Classwork: We will count the Lesson Intro video towards classwork

    • Homework: We will counth the 2 Personal Math Trainers at the end of the Lesson as homework.

    • Activity3-D Shape Scavenger Hunt Activity Link (click)

     

    SCIENCE: We will begin Unit 8: The Solar System. On your child’s Think Central “To Do List” you will find the interactive videos for each lesson and the quiz that goes along with it. We will be using the quiz as a classwork assessment.

     

    OPTIONAL: We have linked Easter activities for the students to enjoy over break!  

     

    Have a Great Week!  

     

     

     

     

     

     

2nd Grade Curriculum

  •          SECOND GRADE CURRICULUM           

     

    LANGUAGE ARTS & READING      (Journeys)          

    Students will:

    • Listen and respond to easy and difficult directions.
    • Listen to and read to comprehend a story.
    • Summarize a story
    • Focus on word meaning (vocabulary).
    • Learn to use a dictionary, glossary and table of contents.
    • Learn about the structure of a library, learning to appreciate books and their authors.
    • Learn to recognize different kinds of literature, i.e. poetry, fairy tales, fact, fiction, comedy, etc.
    • Learn to retell a story and order the events.
    • Analyze and define characters in a story.
    • Learn to separate each story in three sections (beginning, middle and end).
    • Incorporate writing using expressive and transitional words while forming complete sentences, and using appropriate spelling and grammar.
    • Improve their handwriting.
    • Learn new vocabulary words and begin writing.
    • Use correct spelling to express themselves in the written language.
    • Develop an awareness of their surroundings, and learn to work together in groups to produce group projects.
    • Learn the book report format and begin writing book reports on desired books.By the end of the year they get more involved as their writing skills improve.
    • Learn the writing process: Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, and Proofreading.
    • Ask and answer such questions as who,what,where.when,why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
    • Recount stories, including fables and folklores from diverse cultures. In order to determine their central message, lesson or moral.
    • Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story

     MATHEMATICS                

    (Please note that ALLof the topics in the curriculum follow Common Core Standards.)- Go Math

    Students will:  

    • Learn and develop an understanding of strategies for double digit addition and subtraction concepts.
    • Learn and develop an understanding place value
    • Write the numerals 1-100 and count forward by ones, twos, fives, and tens.
    • Learn and develop an understanding of whole number relationships and place value, including grouping in tens and ones.
    • Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.
    • Understand how to use and interpret a hundred chart.
    • Learn and develop an understanding of linear measurement and measuring lengths in units.
    • Learn to tell and write time to the hour and half hour.
    • Learn to measure, represent and interpret data using various graphs (real, picture, bar, and tally).
    • Learn and reason about shapes and their attributes in Geometry.
    • Understand the meaning of fractions as whole, half and fourths.
    • Learn how to show equal parts of a group of objects.

    SCIENCE                     

    Students will:

    • Expand upon their existing knowledge of the seasonal changes.
    • Identify changes in human activity based upon these changes (different clothing, different activity depending on weather changes).
    • Understand what is necessary for plants and animals to survive and the habitats where they live.
    • To label and understand the Solar system.
    • Classify objects according to length, width, volume, color, texture and shape.
    • Determine if an object is a solid, liquid, or gas.
    • Learn about the sun, moon, stars and the earth.
    • Learn about animal life, habitat and survival.
    • Learn to distinguish between living and non-living things.
    • Learn about the environment and keeping it clean.
    • Learn about magnets and participate on hands-on experiments.
    • Learn to hypothesize an outcome and use scientific methods to determine whether or not they were correct.

    SOCIAL STUDIES                  

    Students will:

    • Introduction of the continents, oceans, and hemispheres.
    • Learn about our country and our presidents.
    • Learn about the community in which we live in.
    • Learn about different homes and cultures.
    • Learn about family structure.
    • Learn about all the important holidays.
    • Learn to use a map and a map key.
    • Learn about functions of different places in the community.