Mrs. Winebarger's 2nd-3rd Class

4-26 to 4-30

Have a great week everyone!

I am so proud of all your hard work and bucket filling this past week! I know that with positive attitudes we can achieve so much in Second and Third Grade! Keep up the great work!

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." - Thomas Edison

Try your best this week and never give up!

Important Reminders

1. Daily Zoom Classes

With only 5 weeks until Summer Break, please ensure that your child is attending zoom classes daily and is signing in on time ready for class. By every Thursday, your child should be checking for missing assignments and completing those missing assignments by Friday. Please help your child locate those missing assignments to complete.

2. Please sign up for a Spring conference using the link below. Conferences will be 4-19 through 4-23. It is important that we meet via zoom to discuss end of year expectations and testing for 2nd/3rd.

3. 3rd Grade End of Grade Testing

Your child will be coming to school to take the End of Grade Tests in May.

May 13th, 18th, 24th, and 25th are tentative dates for EOG Testing. Please keep these days open in May for End of Grade Testing Days.

4. 2nd Grade End of Year Math Assessments

Students will be testing on every Friday afternoon between 4-23 and 5-21 for end of year math assessments. I would like to complete in person testing for end of year, if possible. So I am asking that students come to school in our small group of 6 on Friday afternoons beginning 4-23 from 1:30 to 2:30. With a small group, there will be social distancing and wearing masks for the duration of the testing. If you have concerns or questions with this, please contact me by Tuesday afternoon 4-20 to discuss this.

5. Important Dates:

5-26 Last Day of School/Early Dismissal

6. Please be sure your child is completing all learning responsibilities daily.

This includes each zoom class, paper copy of any assignment in weekly packets and/or paper copies of any assignment posted on Google classroom, google classroom assignments, google forms, google docs, razkids, dreambox, MobyMax math fact fluency, etc.

Please also ensure that all required paper copy of assignments have been turned in for grading through class dojo messages.

Revised School Calendar

2nd Grade Learning Targets


New Skills

I can recognize and describe attributes of rectangular

prisms and cubes.

Review skills

I can determine whether a group of objects, within 20, has an odd or even number of members by:

a. Pairing objects, then counting them by 2s.

b. Determining whether objects can be placed into two equal groups.

c. Writing an equation to express an even number as a sum of two equal addends.

I can solve word problems involving:

a. Quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies within 99cents, using cent symbols appropriately.

b. Whole dollar amounts, using the $ symbol appropriately.


I can ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (Review Skill)

I can identify the reasons an author gives to support ideas in a nonfiction text.

I can know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams. (Continuing Skill)

I can read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. I can read on-level grade text with purpose and understanding. (continuing Skill)


I can write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section (Review Skill)


I can recognize the interrelationship of parts of MyPlate.

I can summarize motivations for eating food, including hunger vs. satiety.

I can explain the importance of a healthy breakfast and lunch.


I can know my emotions and manage stress. (Continuing Skill)

3rd Grade Learning Targets


Review Skills

I can Interpret unit fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 as quantities formed when a whole is partitioned into equal parts

a. Explain that a unit fraction is one of those parts.

b. Represent and identify unit fractions using area and length models.

I can Interpret fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 using area and length models.

a. Using an area model, explain that the numerator of a fraction represents the number of equal parts of the unit fraction.

b. Using a number line, explain that the numerator of a fraction represents the number of lengths of the unit fraction from 0.

New Skills

I can represent equivalent fractions with area and length models by:

a. Composing and decomposing fractions into equivalent fractions using related fractions: halves, fourths and eighths; thirds and sixths.

b. Explaining that a fraction with the same numerator and denominator equals one whole.

c. Expressing whole numbers as fractions, and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers


I can escribe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or

concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time,

sequence, and cause/effect. (Review Skill)

I can describe how the author connects ideas between sentences and paragraphs to support specific points in a text. New Skill)

I can determine and/or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: context clues, word parts, word relationships, and reference materials. (continuing Skill)

I can know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. (Continuing Skills)


I can write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.


Forces and Motion

I can infer changes in speed or direction resulting from forces acting on an object.

I can compare the relative speeds (faster or slower) of objects that travel the same distance in different amounts of time.

I can explain the effect of earth’s gravity on the motion of any object on or near the earth.

Energy - Conservation and Transfer

I can recognize that energy can be transferred from a warmer object to a cooler one by contact or at a distance and the cooler object gets warmer.


I can know my emotions and manage stress. (Continuing Skill)


1. Google Classroom 2. Brain Pop Jr. Assignments 3. Razkids 4. Dreambox

Contact Information

Daily Office Hours 10:40-11:30

You may also call the school phone between 7:30-8:00, 10:40-11:30, and 3:00-4:00 with any questions/concerns you may have during the day. If you send a dojo message or school phone message, I will respond as soon as I can.

You may contact me by the following ways:

  • school phone
  • class dojo**
  • scheduled zoom conferences

**Please remember I do not check class dojo messages before 7:30am or after 4:00pm. Thank you for respecting the posted quiet hours on class dojo.