Sneak Peek

2T Edison School * June 1st* Mrs. Tallman

2T Community

PreK Pals

On Friday, we went to PreK and read stories to PreK partners. We took time to choose just the right books and practiced reading them all week. It was so amazing to watch the Second Graders reading to there younger buddies! It was a very special moment!

Spring Walk

On Tuesday afternoon, our class will take a Spring walk to celebrate another class reward. Please make sure your child wears sneakers on Tuesday!

Camp Creek Run Trip

This Friday we will venture to Camp Creek Run with Stoy and Jennings Second Grades. We will learn about and more! We are very excited for this trip. Please dress in comfortable clothing and wear a green or Edison shirt and sneakers. We will be outside all day so wear sunscreen and proper outerwear. Pack a disposable lunch and label it with your child’s name. Please include a disposable water bottle.


This week, we will find out how astronauts explore new places in the informational text Working in Space. We’ll ponder outer space further when we read “Space Poems.” The children will also explore the question, “What can you learn from headings and captions?”

Target Vocabulary: astronomy, force, orbit, repair, explored, future, space, float

Phonics Skills: words with vowel diphthongs ow (cow), ou (pound)

Spelling Words: house, town, shout, down, mouse, found, loud, brown, ground, pound, flower, towel, pounce, happened, enough *powerful

Vocabulary Strategy: classify/categorize

Comprehension Skill: Text and graphic features - tell how words go with photos

Comprehension Strategy: Analyze/evaluate - tell how you feel about the text and why


The students have been working diligently to read and take notes in their research folders about their chosen insect. This week, the students will continue to transfer their notes to draft. The second graders will use headings to organize their reports, choose text features to add, and write paragraphs about the areas of research. Once the drafts are complete, the students will reread their reports to revise and edit them prior to writing their final copy.


Lesson 11-2: Subtraction Number Stories with


• Counting by 1’s, 10’s and 100’s

• Comparing number amounts

• Solving and sharing solution strategies for addition problems in the context of money

• Finding differences by counting up

Lesson 11-3: The Trade-First Subtraction Algorithm

• Making equivalent numbers using base-10 blocks

• Using and Explaining strategies for solving subtraction problems

• Making ballpark estimates for subtraction problems

• Vocabulary: algorithm, trade-first

Lesson 11-4: Multiples of Equal Groups

• Use repeated addition, arrays, and skip counting to model multiplication

• Identify corners on a 2-dimensional shape

• Vocabulary: multiplication diagram, per, in each, for each, factor, product

Social Studies

This week we will learn about the past from a history map and draw maps to show places and routes. We will also learn to Identify contributions by historical figures who have influenced the community, state and nation and describe ways people honor their heroes.


Please note: It is getting warmer and our classroom can get very hot! Please label and bring a water bottle to school each day and dress in layers to be prepared for the spring weather shifts! It is typically 75-over 90 degrees in our classroom on a typical day!

Mark Your Calendars:

June 2nd- Spring Walk wear sneakers

June 3rd- Edison Fun Run

June 5th- Camp Creek Run Trip

June 10th- Living History Meeting 7:00pm

June 12th- YOGO Trip

June 17th- Game Day

June 19th- Last Day

June 17-19th- Half Days