Welcome to Second Grade

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Grade 2

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Mrs. Calloway

Mrs. Myers

 

Your child will be learning:

readingREADING
:
  • Self-selecting books on own level

  • Strategies for decoding unknown words

  • Reading is Thinking Strategies (Predicting, Visualizing, Connecting, Clarifying, Summarizing, Author's Message)

  • Story Elements (Characters, Setting, Problem, Solution)

  • Personal and critical response to literature through discussion and writing

  • Author Studies: Tomie dePaola, Leo Leonni, Chris Van Alsburgh, David Adler, Gail Gibbons, William Steig)

  • Genre Studies (Biographies, Nonfiction, Poetry, Fiction)

    writingWRITING
  •  Capitalization and punctuation
  •  Steps in the writing process 
  •  Domains of writing: Focus, Content, Organization, Style, and Conventions 
  • Leads and Endings
  • Parts of Speech (Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives) 
  • Four Square
  • Narrative, informative, persuasive writing genres 

    MATH
 
 
  • MATH:
  • Addition and subtraction strategies
  • Problem solving
  • Place value
  • Money
  • Two digit Addition and subtraction with regrouping
  • Time

 

Spelling
WORD STUDY:
  • Homophones
  • Compound Words
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms

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