Grade 2 January Update

Monthly News - 2nd Grade
December 20, 2019

2nd Grade Scoop



Reading Essential Question:

How are nonfiction writing and fiction writing the same?

How do writers make choices in their poetry?  What are structures that poets use?

Comprehension Skill Focus:

Students will read and reread familiar stories, poems, and passages with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression to show understanding.



Oral Language Focus:

•Sharing  personal writing that was edited and finished.

• Continuing with following directions

•Poetry can help us express our thinking in a different way.



Standards covered:

Finish Unit 4 - 2 digit addition and subtraction strategies.

DREAMBOX – Keep using your Dream Box and keep up the terrific practice!


Word Study

Word Study Skills:

•Adding endings to words that change the spelling of the root word.

•Focus on patterns.



Writing Focus:

Continue “Writer’s workshop” with non-fiction, personal narratives, and poetry.



Standards covered:

Wondering About Weather: SCI G2.6 Investigate and understand basic types, changes, and patterns of weather. SCI.G2.7 investigate and understand that weather and seasonal changes affect plants, animals, and their surroundings


Social Studies

Standards covered: American Indians.  We will complete our study of American Indians.


Put this on your Calendar

  • Monday Jan. 6th Students return to school.

  • End of the 2nd Quarter Friday Jan. 24th

  • Holidays and Student Days off this month:

    • Monday Jan. 20th Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day –no school

    • Jan. 27th & 28th Teacher Work Days – Student Holiday


Thank you to all of the parents and grandparents who helped make our Winter Party a success! 


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