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2nd Grade

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Please look below to see what we are learning in 2nd grade the week of 4/16 – 4/20!

Homework is due on Friday, and there is also a spelling test on Friday, April 20th, 2018.

Vocabulary – Unit 7 – This week we will begin Unit 7, and will take the assessment on Friday , 4/20/18. The words we are learning about in Unit 7 are: alarm, collect, damp, insect, plant, safe, scatter, soil, team, tool.

Reading 2.4.3/Science – We will read a story this week called, Soil. Our reading lesson this week will again incorporate science. We will discuss how soil is made and what can be found in the soil. We will also continue to discuss the life cycles of plants and animals.

Religion – Unit 3 Chapter 23 – This week we will continue with chapter 23 which teaches us about the Bishop, duties of the Pope, and what it means to be a member of the parish. We will take the assessment for Chapter 23 on Wednesday, April 18th. We will begin Chapter 24 on Thursday.

Math Chapter 7 – This week we will continue with chapter 7 this week. We started time on Friday and will continue working with telling time to the nearest hour, half hour, quarter hour, 5 minute intervals, and minutes before and after the hour. Also, please have your child get onto IXL as much as possible for additional practice with coins and telling time. Their login and passwords have been written in their agendas.

Writing – Students have began cursive writing and will practice the following letters this week: lowercase v, z, s, r, and f.

Social Studies – Unit 3 Lesson 2 – We will be learning more about the early colonist who came to America, about the 13 colonies and how they were created, and also about Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

Spelling

  1. around
  2. out
  3. gown
  4. sound
  5. flower
  6. howl
  7. toy
  8. noise
  9. royal
  10. moist
  11. coil
  12. cow

 

Resource Schedule:

Monday – PE

Tuesday – music, media

Wednesday – art

Thursday – PE

Friday – Spanish

 

Habits of the Mind for April: Thinking About Your Thinking (Metacognition)

Steps/Strategies:

  • Plan: “What am I supposed to learn?”
  • Monitor: “Am I on the right track?”
  • Evaluate: “How well did I do?”; “Can I apply this to other problems?”

 

Important Dates for 2nd Grade:

  • 5/3/18 (Thursday) – First Eucharist Rehearsals at 6:30 p.m.
  • 5/5/18 (Saturday) – First Eucharist in the Church at 10:30 a.m.