Curriculum Corner: What are we learning in Second grade?
*work on comprehension skills and strategies to understand the second grade books.
*use strategies to decode and spell unknown words.
*practice reading out loud to improve their fluency.
*identify and use parts of speech and other literary devices.
* learn map skills.
*learn about their community and nation.
*distinguish between wants vs. needs.
*understand the role of consumers and producers in our economy.
*write informational, narrative, and persuasive paragraphs with an introduction, transition words, and a conclusion.
*write independently in a daily journal.
*edit and revise their writing pieces.
*publish pieces on the Chromebook.
*conduct science experiments with claim, evidence, and reasoning.
*learn the 3 states of matter.
*develop an understanding of ecosystems and landforms.
* engineer and design
Students will ...
*solve addition number stories using tools.
* count coins to the nearest dollar and give change.
*read temperatures on the thermometer.
* identify numbers as odd or even and explain strategy
*tell time to the nearest 5 minutes.
*collect and interpret data in a graph
* learn the foundations of multiplication through arrays.
*estimating money amounts and numbers.
* single and double digit addition and subtraction with regrouping.
News TO KNOW
Along with academic success in second grade, we are also here to help your child achieve social success. East School Panthers are expected to show their pride by being safe, responsible , and respectful at school. Classroom rewards can be earned if classmates work together to earn 100 Panther Paws for good behavior!
Your child will be graded on his/her academics according to the following scale;
1-Minimal understanding of the content; intensive reteaching will be needed.
2-Basic understanding of the content; the child will need teacher assisted review.
3-Proficient-the child has mastered the content.
4-Exceeds the Standard-the child has an understanding beyond the grade level standard.