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Welcome to 2nd grade
This year will be a blast!
November 29 – December 3, 2021
* The state Acadience test is coming up soon. Please have your child practice retelling what they have read. Have them start at the beginning and tell you everything they remember in sequence and with as much detail as possible.
This Week’s Activities
Reading: our comprehension skill this week will be learning about the author’s purpose for writing a text, whether it’s to persuade, inform or entertain. Our vocabulary skill will be to learn about synonyms. We will also continue to work on past and future tense verbs. The genre this week will be narrative nonfiction.
Writing: the students will begin an opinion paper on the best Christmas present.
Spelling: words with the long /o/ sound: o, oa, ow, oe
Math: we will be working really hard on learning our coins and being able to count them up to $1.00. Please make sure your child does their homework if they are struggling with this skill.
Science: we will be learning about animal and plant habitats.
Critical Thinking: this week the school’s 6c focus is on critical thinking. Students are learning how to: generate new ideas, ask questions and gather information, explain their thinking, and use multiple solutions and strategies.