2nd Grade News: 5/10

Ask your 2nd Grader:

  • What other group of people experienced injustices around the same time black people in the south were experiencing injustices?
  • How do the 5 Ws (who, what, when, where, why) help you add detail to a sentence?
  • Can you add detail to make the following sentence more interesting? The dog barked.
  • What are two different ways you can make $5.26?
  • Can you make $.87 with 8 coins?
  • In what stage is your caterpillar/butterfly?
  • What do butterflies eat?
  • What are some ways butterflies protect themselves from predators?


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:
      • Identify story elements in a text.
      • Draw connections between the beginning and ending of a text.
      • Use the meaning of known words to predict the meaning of unknown compound words.
      • Use sentence-level context to determine the meaning of the words improve, reject, and convince.
  • Tennessee Foundational Skills:
    • Review and Assess



  • Review


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

  • Science: Animal Classification, Lifecycles (Butterflies)


Dates to Remember:

  • Report Cards Issued – May 23rd
  • Last Day of School (½ day) – May 23rd


Announcements/Important Information:

  • Overdue library book notices are being sent home this week. Please help your child locate any missing books and return them to the library ASAP! Thank you for your help with this.
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