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Ask your 2nd Grader:

  • What life lesson did you learn from the story of Johnny Appleseed?
  • What were some similarities between the Aliki version of Johnny Appleseed and the Kellogg version of Johnny Appleseed? What were some differences?
  • How do you make the singular noun shelf plural? How do you make the singular noun mouse plural? How do you make the singular noun pencil plural?
  • What is gravity? Where can you see gravity at work in nature?
  • When using the part/part/whole model, what operation (addition or subtraction) would you use if you are trying to find a part? What operation (addition or subtraction) would you use if you’re trying to find the whole?


What 2nd Graders Are Learning Next Week:

ELA (English Language Arts):

  • Wit and Wisdom Module 2: The American West
    • Essential Question: What was life like in the West for early Americans?
    • Learning Goals:
      • Notice and wonder about a new text.
      • Identify story elements in John Henry: An American Legend.
      • Generate observations and questions about John Henry.
      • Examine the importance of understanding feedback.
      • Respond to and apply peer feedback.
      • Identify and generate collective nouns from module texts and real-world experience.
      • Use collective nouns.
      • Distinguish shades of meaning among the words related to sound.
  • Tennessee Foundational Skills:
    • Alphabetizing
    • Identify adjectives
    • /u/ spelled ‘o’ as in son, ‘o_e’ as in none, ‘ou’ as in country
    • Read words with -ous as in famous
    • Ask and answer questions about key details in the student reader
    • Spelling Words: quickly, neatly, ugly, jelly, chilly, slowly, funny, angry, empty, mommy, daddy, happy, pretty, grumpy



  • Addition and Subtraction Problem Solving


Social Studies/Science (We will rotate between science and social studies every two weeks.)

  • Social Studies: Famous Americans in History, Short and Long Term Goals


Dates to Remember:

  • Navigator Day: January 30th
  • Progress Reports Issued: February 13th
  • Class Valentine Parties: February 14th (1:45-2:40)
  • No School: February 19th
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