Ms. Klein's Second Grade Newsletter

Monday, November 30, 2015

This week...

This week we'll as, "How can you communicate in different ways?" We'll read the biography of Helen Keller, who learned how to communicate with help from her devoted teacher. And we'll learn about other ways to communicate in the informational text Talking Tools.

Target Vocabulary: curious, imitated, knowledge, motion, silence, illness, darkness, behavior

Phonics Skills: Words with long o (o, oa, ow)

Vocabulary Strategy: Suffix -ly

Comprehension Skill: Author's purpose - tell why an author writes a book

Writing Focus: Opinion writing - persuasive essay


Math:

We will continue our unit on Topic 8: Adding Two-Digit Numbers. The students are really doing well with this new skill. I can tell who knows their basic facts each day when we cover our lessons! It shows who has been practicing at home!


Science:


We will start our new science unit over nutriion this week. This will help us prepare for our fun field trip to Arrowhead on Wednesday.