2nd Grade News: 9/15

Ask your 2nd Grader:

  • How does the Little Yellow Leaf change in the book, The Little Yellow Leaf?
  • What similarities and differences are there between the texts The Little Yellow Leaf and
  • How Do You Know It’s Fall?
  • What is an adjective? What are three adjectives that describe fall?
  • What is the value of the 9 in the number 93?
  • Can you represent the number 273 with a pictorial model?
  • What hemispheres are separated by the equator? What hemispheres are separated by the prime meridian?
  • In which hemispheres do we live?

What 2nd Graders Are Learning Next Week:

ELA (English Language Arts):

Wit and Wisdom Module 1: A Season of Change

Essential Question: How does change impact people and nature?

Learning Goals:

  • Recount what happens in a fiction story.
  • Determine the central message of a fiction story.
  • Compare a character’s problem in the beginning of the story and at the end of the story.
  • Form complete sentences with multiple subjects.
  • Construct simple sentences with one or more subjects and multiple verbs.
  • Choose evidence to support an explanation of how a character changes.
  • Write an informative paragraph about how a character changes. Include a topic sentence and evidence that supports the topic.

Tennessee Foundational Skills:

  • Short and long vowel spellings
  • Tricky Words (words that do not play by the rules)
  • Unscramble sentences
  • Contractions
  • Quotation Marks
  • Ask and answer questions about key details in our student reader
  • Fables


  • Representing Numbers to 1,000

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

  • Earth’s natural processes (erosion, weathering)

Dates to Remember:

  • Songwriters Night – Thursday, September 28th
  • Navigator Day – Wednesday, October 4th
  • No School for Students – Friday, October 6th
  • Fall Break: October 9th-13th
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