Mrs. Winebarger's 2nd-3rd Class

2-22 to 2-26

Have a great week everyone!

Only 6 weeks until Spring Break!

I am so proud of all your hard work and bucket filling this past week! I know that with positive attitudes we can achieve so much in Second and Third Grade! Keep up the great work!

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." - Thomas Edison

Try your best this week and never give up!

Important Reminders

Important Dates:

3-01 to 3-05 Read Across America Celebration

3-01 Early Dismissal

3-19 Remote Learning Day

3-22 No School

3-24 Report Cards

1. Progress Reports

Please remember to come by school to pick up progress reports.

2. Please be sure your child is completing all learning responsibilities daily.

This includes each zoom class, paper copy of any assignment in weekly packets and/or paper copies of any assignment posted on Google classroom, google classroom assignments, google forms, google docs, razkids, dreambox, MobyMax math fact fluency, etc.

Please also ensure that all required paper copy of assignments have been turned in for grading through class dojo portfolios.

3. Wilkes County Schools 2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Please see below for pdf copy of our revised school calendar

Read Across America 3-01 to 3-05

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2nd Grade Learning Targets


I can represent and solve addition and subtraction word problems, within 100, with unknowns in all positions, by using representations and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem. (New Skill)

Two-Step problems involving single digits:

o Add to/Take from- Change Unknown

• Add to/Take From- Result Unknown

I can add and subtract within 1000 using strategies learned in class. Concrete models or drawings, Strategies based on place value, Properties of operations, Relationship between addition and subtraction (New Skill)


I can ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (Review Skill)

I can Recognize differences in the points of view of characters ... speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

I can know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.

I can write lower and upper case letters in cursive handwriting (Review Skill)


I can write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section (New Skill)

Social Studies:

I can give examples of ways businesses in the community meet the needs and wants of consumers.

I can tell how money is used for saving, spending, borrowing and giving.


I can know my emotions and manage stress.

3rd Grade Learning Targets


I can represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division. (Review Skill)

I can understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and division. (Review Skill)

I can solve two-step word problems using addition, subtraction, and multiplication, representing problems using equations with a symbol for the unknown number. (Continuing Review Skill)

I can reason with two-dimensional shapes and their attributes. (New Skill)

A. Investigate, describe, and reason about composing triangles and quadrilaterals and decomposing quadrilaterals.

B. Recognize and draw examples and non-examples of types of quadrilaterals including rhombuses, rectangles, squares, parallelograms, and trapezoids.


I can determine and/or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: context clues, word parts, word relationships, and reference materials.

I can determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, identifying words that impact the meaning in a text

I can distinguish shades of meaning among closely related words and I can distinguish the literal and non literal meanings of words and phrases in a text. (Review Skill)

I can recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text. (New Skill)

I can know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. (Continuing Skills)


I can write lower and upper case letters in cursive.

I can write my name in cursive.


I can know the major components and patterns observed in the earth/ moon/ sun system.

I can know that changes in the length/direction of an object’s shadow indicate the apparent changing position of the Sun.


I can know my emotions and manage stress.


1. Google Classroom 2. Brain Pop Jr. Assignments 3. Razkids 4. Dreambox

Contact Information

Daily Office Hours 10:40-11:30

You may also call the school phone between 7:30-8:30, 10:40-11:30, and 2:30-4:00 with any questions/concerns you may have during the day. If you send a dojo message or school phone message, I will respond as soon as I can.

You may contact me by the following ways:

  • school phone
  • class dojo**
  • scheduled zoom conferences

**Please remember I do not check class dojo messages before 7:30am or after 4:00pm. Thank you for respecting the posted quiet hours on class dojo.