Second Grade — Weekly Updates

2nd Grade Scoop for the Week of Oct. 19th

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Weekly Academic Planner  

   Religion

 Theme: God judges and shows mercy to the unfaithful champion of his people

  • Samson (God has blessed us with many ablilities.  We use our abilities to serve God and others.)
  • Samson's Sin and Death (In love God shows us our sins and answers our prayers for forgiveness.  We thank God for his love and forgivness by using the abilities he has given us.)

   CCFP

 Moses and the Bronze Snake

  • Big Question: How can you respect God even when everyone around you is complaining
  • Respect - God's power for you to honor him and others 

   Memory

 Ephesians 2:8 & 1 Peter 3:15 (See Memory Page)

   Reading

 Meeting Characters and Learning Lessons

  • Readers Share Their Opinions about Books
  • Readers Rehearse What They Will Say

   Phonics/Spelling

 Second Graders Become Professors of Phonices 

  • A Celebration and Recap of All We've Learned

 Thursday's Spelling Test - List 4: R-Controlled Vowels Snap Words (See   Spelling Page)

   English

 Proper Nouns

   Writing

 Personal Narrative 

  • Writing Ideas
  • Prewriting Story Planner

   Math

 Lesson 40-1

  • Fact Assessmen 7
  • Addition Facts: Sums of 11
  • Making an Organized List to Solve a Problem
  • Solving a Problem by Acting It Out

 Lesson 40-2

  • Written Assessment 7
  • Addition Facts: Sums of 11
  • Measuring with One-Inch Color Tiles

 Lesson 41

  • Addition Facts: Sums of 11
  • Naming and Comparing Fractional Parts of a Whole
  • Writing a Fraction Using Fraction Notation

 Lesson 42

  • Addition Facts: Sums of 11
  • Trading Pennies for Dimes

   Social Studies

 Culture: We Live Togetherl

  • Using Grid Maps
  • Communities Large and Small

   Computer

 Complete Google Classroom Setup 

   Arts & Craft

 Large Poseable Scarecrow

Dates to Remember:                              

  • W, 10/21:  Chapel-2nd Grade (Schlichting) & Picture Retakes, 10:00 am to 1:30 pm - If you did not get an email from VIP you can try going to their website (www.vipis.com) to search for your child's photo.  If you need your picture retaken, please do not order photos on VIP's website until after retakes have been done. Even if you do not plan on ordering, every family should view their child's photos and pick a yearbook pose (deadline to pick a pose will be set after retake day is established.)
  • F, 10/30:  No School
  • W, 11/11:  Veteran's Day Chapel
  • Sa, 11/14:  St. Paul's Virtual Auction
  • F, 11/20:  End of 1st Trimester

2nd Grade Scoop for the Week of Oct. 12th

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Weekly Academic Planner  

   Religion

 Chapel Prep

   CCFP

 Korah's Rellion

  • Big Question: How does God's judgement punish wrong and also protect those who are right?
  • Virtue: Justice - God's power for you to do the right thing 

   Memory

 Isaiah 43:11 & Psalm 24:3-4 (See Memory Page)

   Reading

 Meeting Characters and Learning Lessons

  • Readers Make Comparisons
  • Readers Group Books by the Lessons They Teach
  • Readers Share Their Opinions about Books
  • Readers Rehearse What They Will Say

   Phonics/Spelling

 Second Graders Become Professors of Phonices 

  • Practicing All of the Spelling Patterns for the /?r/ Sound
  • A Celebration and Recap of All We've Learned

 Thursday's Spelling Test: R-Controlled Vowels ar, or, and er (See Spelling   Page)

   English

 Common Nouns

   Writing

 Publish an Autobiography 

   Math

 Lesson 36

  • Addition Facts: Sums of 10; Review Facts
  • Adding 10 to a Multiple of 10
  • Finding Missing Numbers on a Piece of the Hundred Number Chart

 Lesson 37

  • Addition Facts: Sums of 10; Review Facts
  • Identifying Pairs
  • Dividing a Set of Objects Into Groups of Two

 Lesson 38

  • Addition Facts: Sums of 10; Review Facts
  • Identifying Tens and Ones

 Lesson 39

  • Addition Facts: Sums of 10; Review Facts
  • Identifying Halves, Fourths, and Eighths of a Whole
  • Creating and Reading a Bar Graph

   Social Studies

 Culture: We Live Togetherl

  • Living in Communities
  • Using Grid Maps

   Computer

 Google Classroom Setup cont.

   Arts & Craft

 Large Poseable Scarecrow

Dates to Remember:                              

  • W, 10/21:  Chapel-2nd Grade (Schlichting) & Picture Retakes, 10:00 am to 1:30 pm - If you did not get an email from VIP you can try going to their website (www.vipis.com) to search for your child's photo.  If you need your picture retaken, please do not order photos on VIP's website until after retakes have been done. Even if you do not plan on ordering, every family should view their child's photos and pick a yearbook pose (deadline to pick a pose will be set after retake day is established.)
  • F, 10/30:  No School
  • W, 11/11:  Veteran's Day Chapel
  • Sa, 11/14:  St. Paul's Virtual Auction
  • F, 11/20:  End of 1st Trimester

2nd Grade Scoop for the Week of Oct. 5

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Weekly Academic Planner  

   Religion

 Chapel Prep

   CCFP

 The Twelve Spies (Big Question: How can you have courage to fulfill God's   plans for you, even when there are giants in the way?)

   Memory

 1 Corinthians 10:31 & Numbers 14:8 (See Memory Page)

   Reading

 Meeting Characters and Learning Lessons

  • Clues Help Reader Know HOW to Read a Story
  • Readers Reread to Smooth Out Their Voices and Show Big Feelings 
  • Discovering the Lessons Familiar Stories Teach
  • Readers Always Keep Life Lessons in Mind

   Phonics/Spelling

 Second Graders Become Professors of Phonices 

  • Introducing "My Snap Words Book"
  •  R-Controlled Vowels

 Vowel Teams SP Test on Thursday (See Spelling Page)

   English

 Unit Review and Test

   Writing

 Edit an Autobiography 

   Math

 Lesson 33

  • Addition Facts: Sums of 8 an 9
  • Identifying Horizontal, Vertical, and Oblique

 Lesson 34

  • Addition Facts: Sums of 8 and 9 
  • Dividing a Whole into Halves, Fourths, and Eighths
  • Writing a Unit Fracton Using Fraction Notation

 Lesson 35-1

  • Fact Assessment 6
  • Written Assessment 6
  • Addition Facts: Sums of 10

 Lesson 35-2

  • Weighing Objects Using Nonstandard Units
  • Comparing and Ordering Objects by Weight

   Social Studies

 Culture: We Live Togetherl

  • Creating a Timeline cont.

   Art

 No Art due to Half Day on Friday

Dates to Remember:                              

  • TH, 10/8 :  K-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences 
  • F, 10/9:  Half Day, Noon Dismissal & K-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • W, 10/21:  Chapel-2nd Grade (Schlichting) & Picture Retakes

2nd Grade Scoop for the Week of Sept. 28th

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Weekly Academic Planner  

   Religion

 Theme: God makes a reluctant leader into a bold conqueror

  • God Chooses Gideon to Lead (God give us work to do and promises to help us.  We ask God to help us do our best as we work.) 
  • God Gives Gideon Victory (We trust that God will help and bless us as we do the work he has given us to do.)

   CCFP

 Building the Tabernacle (Big Question?  How can you build a life that honors God?)

   Memory

 1 John 4:11 & 1 Peter 4:10 (See Memory Page)

   Reading

 Meeting Characters and Learning Lessons

  • Rereading to Learn More about Characters
  • Readers Become the Character 
  • Characters' Feelings Change and So Do Readers' Voices

   Phonics/Spelling

 Learning Long Vowels and Vowel Teams from Reading Literature

   English

 Imperative and Exclamatory Sentences

   Writing

 Revise an Autobiography 

   Math

 Lesson 30-2

  • Written Assessment 5
  • Identifying Geometric Shape Pieces That Are Alike in Only One Way

 Lesson 31

  • Addition Facts: Sums of 8 and 9 Facts
  • Creating and Reading a Bar Graph

 Lesson 32

  • Fact Assessment 5
  • Addition Facts: Sums of 8 and 9
  • Tallying
  • Counting by 5's

   Social Studies

 Culture: We Live Together

  • At Home and School
  • Creating a Timeline

   Art

 All About Me Collage (Part 2)

Dates to Remember:                              

  • SA, 9/26:  Veggies and Ice Cream Drive-in, 6:30 (Sign-up at www.splgrafton.org/fig.)
  • W, 9/30: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, COHEN!
  • TH, 10/8 :  K-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences 
  • F, 10/9:  Half Day, Noon Dismissal & K-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • W, 10/21:  Chapel-2nd Grade (Schlichting) & Picture Retakes

2nd Grade Scoop for the Week of Sept. 21st

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Weekly Academic Planner  

   Religion

 Theme: God blesses his people and wants them to stay faithful to him

  • The Sun Stands Still (God blesses us by giving us al we need, including salvation through Jesus.  With prayer and songs, we thank God for many blessings.) 
  • The Israelites Turn Away from God (We gladly hear and learn the Word of God to help us stay faithful to him all our lives.)

   CCFP

 The Ten Commandments (Big Question: How does following God's   commands help you to honor God and others?)

   Memory

 Matthew 22:37 & Isaiah 41:10 (See Memory Page)

   Reading

 Meeting Characters and Learning Lessons

  • Readers Reread to Notice Pages That Go Together
  • Learning About the Main Character 
  • Readers Learn About Characters by Noticing Their Relationships
  • MAP Testing

   Phonics/Spelling

 Revisiting Silent E

   English

 Declarative and Interrogative Sentences

   Writing

 Draft an Autobiography 

   Math

 Lesson 28

  • Double Plus 1 Facts
  • Counting Dimes and Pennies

 Lesson 29

  • Double Plus 1 Facts
  • Writing Addition and Subtraction Fact Families

 Lesson 30-1

  • Fact Assessment 5
  • Addition Facts: Sums of 8 and 9
  • Drawing a Picture to Solve a Problem
  • Looking for a Pattern to Solve a Problem

   Science

 Meet the Clean Club:  

  • Review and Test

   Art

 All About Me Collage

Dates to Remember:                              

  • M, 9/21:  MAP Testing (Reading)
  • W, 9/23:  Scholastic Book Order Due
  • F, 9/25:  Meet the Clean Club Science Test (Checked and corrected written review will be sent home on Thursday to study.)
  • SA, 9/26:  Veggies and Ice Cream Drive-in, 6:30 (Sign-up at www.splgrafton.org/fig.)
  • TH, 10/8 - F, 10/9:  K-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • F, 10/9:  Half Day, Noon Dismissal