Week of March 23, 2014

In room 31

THIS WEEK IN 2ND GRADE

Review of Unit 4

Mice and Beans

A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up

A Trip to the Emergency Room

Officer Buckle and Gloria

Head, Body, Legs

Vocabulary

attached, obeys, delicious, tips, frantically, aid, gasped, heal, swung, informs, accident, serious, attention, examines, buddy, hunger, young, assembled, devoured, fetch, menu, simmered, mammal, personal, enormous, rescued, normal

Grammar

contractions= can't, won't, hasn't....

linking verbs = is, am, are

irregular verbs= went, did, said, saw

helping verbs= has, have

Phonics

oi, oy : toy, moist

ew, oo, ui, u, ou, oe: few, too, suite, through, flu, shoe

oo, ou: could, book

au, aw, a : straw, pause, talk

Reading Strategy and Skill

Monitor Comprehension/Reread

Cause and Effect


Monitor Comprehension/Read Ahead

Use Illustrations


Analyze Text Structure

Sequence of Events


Summarize

Sequence of Events


Identifying Text Structure

Distinguish Between Fantasy and Reality

High-frequency words

believe, built, material

family, four, hear

above, color, song

follow, near, paper

among, decided, bought

Read Aloud

The City of Ember

Math

Adding using the Vertical Way (algorithm, carrying the one way)

Problem Solving Strategies

Social Studies

Biographies

Homework

Please click on the following link to access the homework website.

Homework page:

http://www.sbsd.k12.ca.us/Page/1870


There is Math worksheet this week along with the usual spelling homework.

Biography homework for the week involves filling out the green notecard regarding "Childhood"

Writing

Opinion Writing/Persuasive