Week of April 18-22

Second Grade

Important Reminders for this Week:

  • Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20: Each second grade class will receive STEM lessons from RSS staff about Sound on one of these two days.
  • Thursday, April 21 morning: Discovery Ed. Reading Benchmark Test D. Please make sure your students come to school focused and on time!
  • Friday, April 22 morning: Discovery Ed. Math Benchmark Test D. Please make sure your students come to school focused and on time!
  • ALL Zoo field trip transportation notes MUST be turned in by this Friday, April 22. No exceptions!


RI.2.7: Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

For RI.2.7, ask your student the following about a text with pictures, diagrams, charts, etc:

  • How does the diagram/image help you understand what you are reading?

RI.2.9: Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.


Math Cycle 1:

2.NBT.1, 2, 3: Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones. Count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s. Read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.

2.OA.1: Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem

2.MD.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9: Measure and estimate lengths in standards units. Relate addition and subtraction to length. Show measurements on a line plot.

2.G.1: Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces. Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes.

Types of 2nd Grade Addition & Subtraction Word Problems

Social Studies / Science

2.L.1.1 Summarize the life cycle of animals: birth, developing into an adult, reproducing, and aging & death

2.L.1.2 Compare life cycles of different animals such as, but not limited to, mealworms, ladybugs, crickets, guppies or frogs.

2.L.2.1 Identify ways in which many plants and animals closely resemble their parents in observed appearance and ways they are different.

2.L.2.2 Recognize that there is variation among individuals that are related.


Writing is incorporated into the content areas.