February Second Grade Newsletter

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Monthly News - 2nd Grade
February 05, 2021

February Second Grade Newsletter

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Important Dates

February 15: No school

Reading

This month, we will continue our Poetry Reading Unit. Students will learn how poems are constructed and how poetic tools reveal images, evoke feelings, and produce sounds to create a message for the reader to interpret. Students have learned to use pace and expression to show the mood of a poem when reading out loud. 

Writing

This month, students have learned about writing conventions and parts of speech including nouns, verbs, and adjectives. Students are learning to edit their writing for correct capitalization, spelling, and punctuation. Students will learn how to construct a cohesive paragraph with a topic sentence, at least three supporting details, and a closing sentence.

Math 

This month we completed Unit 4 and have begun Unit 5. In this unit, students will be learning to identify the place value of three-digit numbers. Students will also be practicing comparing three-digit numbers and identifying patterns found in objects, pictures, and numbers. 

We will also be learning to tell time to the nearest thirty minutes and nearest five minutes on both a digital and analog clock.

Social Studies

This month, students will be learning about Presidents Day and Early American leaders. This includes George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson. Students will also be learning about Christopher Columbus and European Exploration.

Science

This month, we have begun our next science unit on weather. Throughout the unit, students will develop their understanding of the different types of weather on Earth and the importance of

Positivity Project

Throughout the month of February, students will learn about multiple character strengths. This includes love, humility, cheering others success, and humility. 

As a reminder, The site P2 For Families (password P2) is live and available for connecting P2 to students’ homes. It is differentiated for grades Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Each character strength follows a 1-1-3 model: 1 quote, 1 video, and 3 questions to drive conversations around character at home.

Helpful Links For Additional Practice:

Math:

  • ST Math
  • Dreambox

Language Arts:

  • Imagine Language
  • MyOn

All of these websites can be found on the Sangster Student Links Page