September 12 , 2016
Room 30's Weekly Update
This weekly newsletter is meant to keep parents up to date on the happenings in Room 30 and to help facilitate discussions between parents and their children about what students are learning in school each week. You can ask your child to provide you with words that follow the phonics patterns shown below, or define the vocabulary words and use them in a sentence. The possibilities are endless!
Below you will also find upcoming events and the link to the 2nd Grade homework webpage.
Thank you so much for your support. Have a wonderful week!
THIS WEEK IN LANGUAGE ARTS
Unit 1 Week 1
David's New Friend
Opinion: David (the main character) is brave.
Support: In the beginning of the story David is extremely afraid of lizards. His heart pounds in his chest just seeing Slim, the new class pet. In the end, David overcomes this fear when he rescues Slim who is loose in the classroom.
carefully, different, excited, groan, whisper
Reading Strategy and Skill
Skill: Character and Setting-characters are the people or animals in a story. The setting is where and when the story happens.
Short i- inspect, little, winter
*ACTION-Put the main character in the setting doing something interesting.
*DIALOGUE-Have the main character say something interesting that raises readers' curiosity.
*A THOUGHT OR QUESTION-Show what the main character is thinking.
*A SOUND-Use a story appropriate sound effect to grab readers' attention.
For homework support with sums and differences to 100 please visit the links below.
Here is a video that will help with Lesson 2-Homework