April 27 - May 1
Travel around the World
Hello 2nd graders and Families,
This week we are going to be taking virtual field trips all over the World. Students will read about the places they will travel to first, then go on the virtual field trip, and finally, they will write about it. I am excited for the students to experience all of these places and hopefully, they will learn some new things along the way and of course have fun! Let's have a great week. Please let me know if there is anything you need or have questions.
- 60 minutes a day on reading skills like word work, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension
- 60 minutes a day on math skills
- 30 minutes a day on writing skills
- 60 minutes on social studies and science
- 30 minutes on PE, music, and/or art
Monday - Istation Reading for 30 min. Then read this article about ocean life before you take your virtual field trip to the aquarium today. https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/nature/habitats/ocean/
Tuesday - Read this article about Mars. This article will help prepare you to travel to Mars on your virtual field trip today. https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/all-about-mars/en/
Wednesday - Read this article about Son Goong Cave. You might need to have an adult with big words. This reading article will help prepare you for your virtual field trip mission to Vietnam.
Thursday - Pick a couple of the dinosaurs to read about today on this link https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/prehistoric-animals/ This will help you get ready for your virtual field trip to the Smithsonian.
Friday - Istation Reading for 30 min. Then read this article about Yellowstone National Park. This will help prepare you for your field trip you will take today. https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/nature/yellowstone/
Monday- 30 min. on Istation Math and 30 min. on Zearn
Tuesday - 30 min. of Zearn and 20 min. MobyMax
Wednesday - 30 min. on Zearn and 30 min. Istation Math
Thursday - 30 min. on Zearn and 20 min. MobyMax
Friday - 30 min. on Zearn and 30 minutes on Istation Math.
All writing this week needs to be after science because you will be writing about the places you visit. Also, please remember you need at least 3-5 sentences when you are writing your paragraphs. If you would like to write them on a piece of paper and have your parents send me a picture that would be just fine as well since I know typing can be difficult.
Monday - Write Mrs. Hamman an email about some of the things you saw or liked during your virtual field trip at the aquarium.
Tuesday - Write Mrs. Hamman an email telling her about your travel through Mars. Make sure you write complete sentences and describing words.
Wednesday - Write Mrs. Hamman an email telling her what you thought about your virtual field trip to Son Doong Cave in Vietnam. Give examples and use describing words.
Thursday - Write Mrs. Hamman an email telling her about some of the cool things you saw on your virtual field trip to the Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C.
Friday - Write Mrs. Hamman an email telling her what you loved about your trip to Yellowstone National Park.
Social Studies and Science
Monday- Today we are taking a virtual field trip to the Atlanta Georgia Aquarium. On this link, you will be able to access live video footage of the animals at the aquarium. Enjoy!!! https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcam/ocean-voyager/
Tuesday - Today you are going to travel to Mars!!! No, really! You can absolutely “go” to the red planet. You can see the actual surface of Mars, recorded by NASA’s Curiosity rover. Click here and let the fun traveling adventure start. https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/
On this link, you can learn more about Mars and play some games https://mars.nasa.gov/participate/funzone/. Have fun on Mars!!!!
Wednesday - Today you are traveling to the world’s largest cave, located in Vietnam. This cave is the Son Goong Cave. Enjoy your trip! https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news-features/son-doong-cave/2/#s=pano60
Thursday - Today you are going to travel to Washington D.C. to the National Museum of Natural History. This virtual tour is self-guided, room-by-room, current, and past exhibits. Make sure to go to the second floor Bone Hall so you can take a look at all different kinds of skeletons. https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour
Friday - Today you guys are going to travel to Yellowstone National Park. This park is in 3 different states Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Make sure you check out the Old Faithful. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm
This week for art I want you to create drawings about all the places you visit. Send me pictures of your artwork and I will post them on here for your classmates to see.
Monday - Aquarium
Tuesday - Mars
Wednesday - Son Goong Cave
Thursday - National Museum of Natural History
Friday - Yellowstone National Park