Second Grade

Curriculum Highlights

READING - Unit 6, Week 5

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: Where can your imagination take you?

COMPREHENSION SKILL: Summarize & Point of View

SPELLING FOCUS: R-Controlled Vowels

VOCABULARY WORDS: create, dazzling, imagination, seconds

HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS:
afternoon, ahead, anyone, everything, pretended, scientist, somehow, throughout, trouble, wherever

GENRE FOCUS: Poetry

ADDITIONAL SKILLS: Metaphors & Three or More Syllable Words

GRAMMAR SKILLS: Adjectives and Adverbs & Sentence Punctuation

***Every Friday students will be assessed on the above skills. Please notify your child's teacher in advance if he or she will be missing school. Thank you!

MATH - UNIT 13 & 14

Fractions & Non-Standard/Standard Units of Measure

Big Ideas:
  • Shares, Symmetry, and Fractions
  • Measurement Concepts


Visit the Math Expressions website for helpful information about what we are learning!

http://www.eduplace.com/parents/mthexp/

WRITING - 4th Quarter

Writing Mode: Explanatory (How To), Poetry, and Personal Narratives

UNIT STUDIES - 4th Quarter

HEALTH: Pyramid Power

SCIENCE: Life Cycles (Plants and Butterflies)

SOCIAL STUDIES: We the People

Homework Reminder

Math: due daily

Reading: read 5 out of 7 days of the week for at least 15 minutes
*Reading logs are due every Friday!

Spelling
: study daily
*Pre-test on Monday, Post-test on Friday.

Please check your child's homework every night. Contact his or her teacher with questions or concerns!

Upcoming Dates to Remember

Thursday, May 22nd: Field Day
Thursday, May 22nd: Last Day of School

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

From Our Team:

Summer Workshops: I Love to Write/We Love to Write
Take advantage of summer writing opportunities provided by UNL education department. For more information click on this link: http://www.unl.edu/newp/

Contact Us

Brenda Carlow: bcarlow@lps.org
Laurie Hansen: lhansen5@lps.org
Monica Jochum: mjochum@lps.org
Megan Miller: mmiller8@lps.org
Molly Orton: morton@lps.org
Tracey Rittscher: trittsc@lps.org


Phone Number: (402) 436-1121