2nd Grade News: 4/7

Ask your 2nd Grader:
– Why is it important to examine multiple sources? What are some examples of sources you can examine when doing research?
– What is the difference between a subject and a predicate? Can you identify the subject and predicate in this sentence (parent provides sentence)?
– What is the difference between an introduction and a topic sentence?
– What are two ways to make 89 cents?
– What four coins can you use to make 60 cents?

What 2nd Graders Are Learning Next Week:

ELA (English Language Arts):
Wit and Wisdom Module 3: Civil Rights Heroes
Essential Question: How can people respond to injustice?

Learning Goals:
– Compare and contrast the main points of two texts from the same text.
– Examine the impact of repeated language in a text.
– Collect evidence to answer a question in an informative paragraph.
– Use an additional source to answer a question in an informative paragraph.
– Write an informative paragraph, drawing evidence from two sources.
– Identify and compare the purpose of adjectives and adverbs.
– Determine the meaning of the new word formed when the prefix re- is added to a known word.

Tennessee Foundational Skills:
/f/ sound spelled ‘ph’
Review nouns, adjectives, and verbs
Sound comparison
/e/ and /ee/ sounds spelled ‘ea’ (as in head and easy)

Equal Groups

Animal Life Cycles and Survival

Social Studies:

Dates to Remember:
Progress Reports: April 18th
Field Day: May 5th
Nashville Children’s Theater: May 11th

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