Grade 2 March Update

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Monthly News - 2nd Grade
February 27, 2020

2nd Grade Scoop: March 2019

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Reading

Reading Essential Question:

What might the author really be trying to say?

Why might the author have written this poem?

What might the author want me to learn?

 

Comprehension Skill Focus:

I can predict, look at pictures, and ask questions to enhance my understanding.

 

Language

Oral Language Focus: Finish Poetry

•I can read my own writing to others with expression, I am beginning to show voice in my writing!

•I can write a fiction story.

 

Math

Standards covered:

3 digit addition & subtraction, patterns and forms of writing numbers

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

 

Word Study

 

Word Study Skills:

•How do word endings make different words?

•Always focus on patterns.

 

Writing

 

Writing Focus:

Using skills previously learned we will write poems.

 

Science

 

Standards covered:

Finish Wondering About Weather

Begin Matter and Forces! (Learning about the states of matter and different machines.)

 

Social Studies

Standards covered: Economics and Explorers: Why do people want to explore new lands? What resources do people need to settle in new lands?   

 

Other

 

Happenings this month.

No School & Election: March 3rd

 

Positivity Project Post:

March Focus:

Cheering Others Success, Love of Learning, Forgiveness, Fairness

 

Read Across America

 

March 2: “My Many Colored Days” Wear favorite color!

March 4: “Oh the Places You’ll Go” Wear the name of a travel destination.

March 5: “Sneetches” Wear something with stars on it.

March 6: “Sleep Book” Pajama day, bring a small flashlight to read by.