Welcome to Second Grade!

2018-2019

The Core of Second Grade

Orton Gillingham

Whole Group, Differentiation, Vocabulary

  • Red Words
  • Short Vowels
  • Vowel Teams
  • R-Controlled Vowels
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Spelling Strategies
  • Dictation
  • Decoding and Encoding Words

Writing

Gradual Release
I Do, We Do, You Do

  • Descriptive
  • Narrative
  • Poetry
  • Opinion
  • Factual Descriptive
  • Short Stories
  • Pulling It All Together

Language Arts

Whole Group, Daily 5, Readers’ Theater

  • Creating a Culture of Readers
  • Unmasking Characters
  • Digging for Meaning
  • Building Comprehension
  • Nonfiction Text - Uncovering Facts
  • Stories from Diverse Cultures
  • Explore a Variety of Text

Math

Whole Group, Technology, Differentiated Workshop

  • Addition and Subtraction within 20
  • Addition within 200
  • Length and Shapes
  • Subtract 2-Digit Numbers
  • Time, Graphs, and Word Problems
  • 3-Digit Addition and Subtraction
  • Arrays, Equal Shares, Adding and Subtracting Length

Science

Whole Group, Team Work, Partner Work,

And Independent Projects

  • Cause and Effect - Survival, Organisms and Environment
  • Cause and Effect - Weather
  • Cause and Effect - Forces and Motion

Social Studies

Whole Group, Team Work, Partner Work,

And Independent Projects

  • Civics - HERD, Active Citizenship and Conflict Resolution
  • Geography - Tools, People, and Places
  • Economics - Choices and Decision Making
  • History - Connecting Past and Present

Grade 2 Logistics

  • Snack
  • Birthdays
  • Book Order
  • Volunteers
  • Family Vacations
  • Homework
  • Fall Conferences
  • Parent/Teacher Communications

Thank You !

I look forward to journeying through second grade with your child and your family. It’s going to be a great year of thinking and learning!

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