2nd Grade Bengal Bulletin
Week of February 5th - 9th
FROM MRS. MARKER:
In art we are painting, chalking and getting messy - please don't wear your best clothes on art days. Thank you!
Mark Your Calendars for the week of February 12th - 16th:
100th Day Of School!
Mark Your Calendars for the Beginning of March:
Living Museum Project!
2nd graders will be participating in a major project - Our Living Museum! It will be on March 1st from 6 – 6:45pm at Bryant Elementary. More details to come!
This week in Reading, we will continue to look at folktales and their different characteristics. We will then move on to comparing and contrasting different versions of the same folktale. We will end our week with some fun - Readers Theatre! During this part of the unit, we will discuss vocabulary such as script, scene, setting, dialogue, cast, and stage directions.
We will be planning and beginning to write FAIRY TALES! We will listen to other fairy tales, look at the characteristics of fairy tales, and then begin to plan each part of our story.
GRAMMAR AND LANGUAGE CONVENTIONS
This week in math we will continue our measurement unit. We will begin finding the length of objects using rulers and other real life objects. Please have your child continue practicing telling and writing time.
In science this week we are beginning our Weather unit. We will be exploring thermometers and rain gauges and learning how to read them. *Students need to know to look at the bottom of the meniscus when reading a rain gauge.
This week, we will be studying historical figures, and how those good citizens contributed to the community, state, and nation. We will be talking about Theodore Roosevelt, Irma Rangel, and Thurgood Marshall.