2nd Grade News: 12/8

Ask your 2nd Grader:

  • What sound does the y make in myth? What are some other words that have a y that makes the /i/ sound?
  • How do you make the singular noun child plural?
  • Can you solve the equation 328+546=__ using the number line strategy? What other strategy could you use to solve it?
  • What are some challenges the pioneers faced on their journey? How did they respond?
  • What is the difference between volume and pitch?


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:
      • Recount what happens in a story.
      • Explore story events and character responses.
      • Determine the lesson of a story and explain how it is supported by key details.
      • Determine criteria for an introduction in an informative paragraph.
      • Examine the function of introductory statements for informative paragraphs.
      • Write an introduction as part of an informative paragraph.
      • Make a real-life connection to the word sacrifice and use a beginner dictionary to confirm its meaning.
      • Use a root word (value, possess, forgive) as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (valued, possession, forgiveness).
      • Identify and determine the meaning of adverbs ending in -ly.
  • Tennessee Foundational Skills:
    • Verbs and verb tenses
    • Identify common nouns, proper nouns, and verbs in sentences
    • Ask and answer questions about key details in the student reader
    • Spelling Words: below, elbow, snow, arrow, yellow, rainbow, sorrow, flowers, plow, growling, powder, shower, meow, chow, Tricky Word: your



  • Addition and Subtraction Strategies


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

  • Social Studies: United States Regions
  • Science: Sound


Dates to Remember:

  • ½ Day of School (Pajama, Movie, and Game Day): December 20th
  • Winter Break: December 21st-January 8th


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