2nd Grade News: 9/8

Ask your 2nd Grader:

  • How does the change in fall weather impact people, animals, and plants?
  • What part of an informative paragraph states the main (essential) idea or what the paragraph is about?
  • What is data? How can we display data?
  • What type of graph uses a number line?
  • What is the difference between a map and a globe?

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:
      • Identify the central message of a fiction story.
      • Identify story elements.
      • Select and use evidence in an informative paragraph.
      • Rehearse and write an informative paragraph including temporal words, evidence, and a topic statement.
      • Revise and reflect on informative writing about change.
      • Use adjectives to add details.
      • Make real-life connections to vocabulary words and use a dictionary to confirm the meaning.
  • Tennessee Foundational Skills:
    •  Tricky words
    •  Ask and answer questions about key details in our student reader
    •  End of unit 1 assessments


  • Representing Numbers to 1,000

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

Maps and Globes

Identify and locate the four hemispheres, equator, prime meridian, North and South Poles, and the seven continents.

Dates to Remember:

  • No school for students – Thursday, September 14th
  • Songwriters Night – Thursday, September 28th

    Important Information/Reminders:

Students should keep their homework folders in their backpacks throughout the week. We try to send things home in Friday folders, but there are times when we need to send something home in the middle of the week.

Homework is due on Monday.

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