Second Grade — Weekly Updates

10/10/21

Here's a Peek at Our Upcoming Week:

Religion:

1A: God answers Hannah's Prayer


1B: Eli and His Wiked Sons


Memory:  Isaiah 43:11 & Luke 6:35


CCF: David spares Saul's life

Virtue- Integrity

Reading:

Mini Lessons: 

  • Nonfiction readers notice and learn

  • Nonfiction readers notice, learn, and question

  • Nonfiction readers ask "What is this book teaching me?

Writing: 

Mini Lessons: 

  • List sensory details

  • Generate adjective-noun lists

  • Organize ABC- chart details

English: Proper Nouns Cont..

Math: 

  • Lesson 37- Identifying pairs and dividing into groups of two

  • Lesson 38- Identifying tens and ones

  • Identifying Halves, Fourths, and Eighths of a whole; creating and reading a bar graph

  • Problem solving and sums of 11

Social Studies: 


Science:

Unit 4: Lesson 1 Needs and Wants


Review Game and Test on Thursday

Art: 

  • Fall Art Project cont

Word Work/ Spelling:

Unit 1:

Lesson 9: Capitalization

Lesson 10: Exploring Homophones


No Spelling Test this week



Classroom Information : 

  • Please send in your donations for our class tailgating basket. Donations are due by Tuesday! Thank you so much for your donation! 

-ST. PAUL AUCTION SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16 

Online registration is now OPEN! We encourage you to register prior to the event for planning purposes. Register at https://splgrafton.ejoinme.org/splauction for tickets, table reservations, or early online bidding. A select number of silent auction items will be available for online bidding. Fund-A-Cause will also be available for early online bidding and the night of the event. Questions? Email auction@splgrafton.org. Up-to-date donation preview: splgrafton.org/auction

 

 

 

Important Dates: 

OCTOBER

16 Sat Sweetest Day Auction

29 Thu End of 1st Quarter

Red Ribbon Day

 

10/3/21

A Peek at Our Upcoming Week: 

 

Religion:

13A: Ruth's Faith


13B: Ruth and Boaz


Memory: 1 Corinthians 10:31 & John 15:13


CCF: David and Jonathan

Virtue- Self- Sacrifice 

Reading:

Mini Lessons: 

  • Celebration of Growing and Learning

  • Non-Fiction book tasting

  • Text Features

Writing: 

Mini Lessons: 

  • Review 6 traits of writing

  • Inspire Details with Photographs

  • Generate a Book of Lists

  • List Details in a ABC Chart

English: Proper Nouns

Math: 

  • Lesson 34: Halves, Fourths, and Eighths

  • Lesson 35-1: Sums of 10

  • Lesson 35-2: Comparing and Ordering objects by weight

  • Lesson 36: Adding 10 to a multiple of 10

Social Studies: 


Science:

Unit 1: Review & Test on Thursday


Unit 1: Liquids and Gases

Art: 

  • Fall Art Project

Word Work/ Spelling:

Unit 1:

Lesson 8: Punctuation

Lesson 9: Capitalization


R- Controlled Vowel Snap Words



Classroom Information : 

  • Please send in your donations for our class tailgating basket. Donations are due by Oct. 12th. Thank you so much for your donation! 

  • Please fill out the Google form for Parent Teacher Conferences. I look forward to our meetings on Thursday and Friday.

 

 

Important Dates: 

 

OCTOBER

7-8 Th-Fr K-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences

8 Fri 1/2 Day of School 11:40am Dismissal

16 Sat Sweetest Day Auction

9/26/21

A Peek at Our Upcoming Week:

Religion:

12A:  Samson


 12B: Samson's sin and death


Memory: 1 John 4:11 & John 16:33


CCF: David and Goliath

Virtue- Courage

Reading:

Mini Lessons: 

  • Authors have intentions

  • Readers don't just notice craft moves, they try them

  • Readers think about how the whole book clicks together, noticing masterful writing

  • Readers think, what does the author want to teach me?

  • Celebrate all we've learned

Writing: 

Mini Lessons: 

  • 6 Traits of Writing- Introduction of Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, and Conventions

Math: 

  • Creating and reading a bar graph

  • Tallying & Counting by 5

  • Identifying horizontal, vertical, and oblique lines

Social Studies: 


Science:

Unit 1: Lesson 4: Customs and Traditions

           Lesson 5: People help communities


Unit 1: Lesson 3: All about Solids

Art: 

All About Me Collage- Please bring in supplies for the poster by Wednesday in a ziploc bag

Word Work/ Spelling:

Unit 1:

Lesson 7: Celebration and recap of all we've learned


R- Controlled Vowel Words



Classroom Information : 

- Check out our Memory and Spelling tab to find the passages and word list.

- Please  bring in your donations for our second grade class basket : Tailgating. We appreciate your support! 

- On Friday I sent home a note explaining our All About Me Art Collage project. Please send in items they can glue onto their collage in a ziploc bag. Ideas have been provided. Let me know if you have any questions.

- Starting Monday I will be sending home a reading bookmark. In second grade each child is expected to read at least 20 minutes 5 nights a week. On the bookmark please mark off one book for each night that your child reads for 20 minutes. Once they complete both sides of the bookmark they can turn it in for a treat. 

- Snack -Please send a healthy snack and a water bottle  with your child each day.  

 

Important Dates: 

 

SEPTEMBER

29 Picture Retakes (10am-1:30pm)

 

OCTOBER

7-8 Th-Fr K-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences

8 Fri 1/2 Day of School 11:40am Dismissal

 

NO 3&4PK PM Classes

16 Sat Sweetest Day Auction

22 Fri Musical - Grades 3-5

 

9/20/21

A Peek at Our Upcoming Week:

 

Religion:

11A:  God chooses Gideon to lead Israel


 11B:  God gives Gideon victory


Memory: Matthew 22:37 & 1 Samuel 12:24


CCF: Saul becomes King

Virtue- Responsibility

Reading:

Mini Lessons: 

  • Readers use more than one strategy at a time.

  • Some beginnings and endings can be read in a snap

  • Don't forget the middle!

  • Readers have strategies to figure out new words

  • Readers check themselves and their reading

Writing: 

Mini Lessons: 

  • 6 Traits of Writing- Introduction of Ideas and Organization

Math: 

  • Lesson 28 Counting dimes and pennies

  • Writing Addition and Subtraction Fact Families

  • Solving a Problem

  • Identifying Geometric shape pieces that are alike in only one way

Social Studies: 


Science:

Unit 1: Lesson 3: Communities Large and Small


Unit 1: Properties of Matter

Art: 

All About Me Collage

  • Planning and Designing

Word Work/ Spelling:

Unit 1:

Lesson 5: R- Controlled Vowels

Lesson 6: Practicing all the spelling patterns for /er/ sound

Lesson 7: Celebration and recap of all we've learned


First Grade Snap Words



Classroom Information : 

- Monday our class will be taking our second  MAP test. It will be in Math. Please make sure your child gets a good night's sleep, and eats a healthy breakfast. Encourage them to take their time and do their very best.

- Check out our Memory and Spelling tab to find the passages and word list.

- Our room parent this year Erin Greve sent an email about our second grade tailgating basket for the auction. Please consider donating items or money towards this basket. We appreciate your support! 

- Snack -Please send a healthy snack and a water bottle  with your child each day.  

 

Important Dates: 

 

SEPTEMBER

24 Fri Panther Parent Harvest Festival

29 Picture Retakes (10am-1:30pm)

 

OCTOBER

7-8 Th-Fr K-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences

8 Fri 1/2 Day of School 11:40am Dismissal

 

NO 3&4PK PM Classes

16 Sat Sweetest Day Auction

22 Fri Musical - Grades 3-5

 

9/12/21

A Peek At Our Upcoming Week: 

Religion:

10A:  The Sun Stands Still


 10B:  The Israelites Turn Away From God


Memory: Psalm 19:14 & Psalm 119:60


CCF: God speaks to Samuel

Virtue- Diligence

Reading:

Mini Lessons: 

  • Readers Read in Longer Phrases, Scooping up Snap Words

  • Keeping Tabs on Comprehension

  • Second-Graders Can Mark Their Thinking with a Post-it

  • Second-Grade Readers Roll Up Their Sleeves to Figure Out Tricky Words, Drawing on Everything They Know

Writing: 

Mini Lessons: 

  • Support Writers when they need help

  • Stretch words in three steps

  • Be a spelling problem-solver

  • Establish a "Done" list

Math: 

  • Lesson 25-1 - Assessment

  • Lesson 25-2- Double Plus 1 & Identifying Geometric Shape Pieces that Differ in One Way

  • Lesson 26- Telling and Showing Time to the Half Hour

  • Estimating Temperature and reading to the nearest 10 degrees

Social Studies: 


Science:

Timeline Project- Please have them bring back their timeline events on Monday

Unit 1: Lesson 2: Communities Large and Small


Unit 1: Properties of Matter

-Introduction to Matter

-Which object is bigger lab

Art: 

Fall Art Project

Word Work/ Spelling:

Unit 1:

Lesson 3: Learning Long Vowels and Vowel Teams from Reading Literature

Lesson 4: Introduce My Snap Words


Silent E Words



Classroom Information : 

- Please sign and return our classroom behavior management contract. 

- Please return the Timeline activity on Monday. 

- Monday our class will be taking our first MAP test of the year. It will be in Reading. Please make sure your child gets a good night's sleep, and eats a healthy breakfast. Encourage them to take their time and do their very best.

- Check out our Memory and Spelling tab to find the passages and word list.

- Snack -Please send a healthy snack and a water bottle  with your child each day.  

 

Important Dates: 

 

SEPTEMBER

24 Fri Panther Parent Harvest Festival

29 Picture Retakes (10am-1:30pm)

 

OCTOBER

7-8 Th-Fr K-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences

8 Fri 1/2 Day of School 11:40am Dismissal

 

NO 3&4PK PM Classes

16 Sat Sweetest Day Auction

22 Fri Musical - Grades 3-5