What's New In C2
~ March 19 to April 6 ~
Currently, our C2 learners have been working on:
RI.2.3 Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song. This will be a 3-4 week long study, including:
I. Introduction to Poetry
II. Figurative Language & Mental Imagery
III. Types of Poetry
Read interactive stories at home with your child!
Cursive- We are more than halfway through the year! If you would like to assist your learner with additional practice, please do not hesitate to utilize some of the resources below.
Resources for Home
A - N
O - Z
Don't forget to capitalize the first letter of the sentence and add a punctuation at the end of the sentence! Learners do not need to be able to connect letters until C3, but they are still welcome to practice!
We are finishing up our study on time and money. Looking ahead, we will be focusing on the following skills listed below through whole group, small group, and number talks!
Standards we are working on:
2.MD.1 - Choosing and using the appropriate measurement tools (ruler, yardstick, meter stick, measuring tape)
2.MD.2 - Accurately measuring to the nearest inch and centimeter
2.MD.3 - Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.
Other things to practice:
Fact Fluency- Use flash cards, Front Row, or you can ask your child various single digit math facts
Money- Knowing the value of each coin, learning to add them up
Time- To the nearest 5 minutes
Regrouping - Knowing when to borrow from the tens place and carry (Addition and Subtraction).
Below you will find some parent tips to support 2nd grade math and some FUN ideas you can do as a family.
The BarnWhites Family
Thanks to Mrs. James and Justice, we learned to stand up to bullies. Thumbs down to bullies!
Creating instructions to create a land form.
Cashier and Customer! Let's spend money like mom and dad!
All about Honey Bees...
Congrats Sophie and Isabella for reading 100 books!
With the help of some of Mrs. Moore's learners, we were able to creat Avatars of ourselves.
Keep the Quote
Congrats Avonte for keeping the quote this week!
Mark Your Calendar!
April 10 - Tshirt contest submissions due
April 12 - Kindergarten Kickoff (Open house for incoming kindergarteners), C2 Vision Screening
April 13 - Field trip to Davis Theater "Charlotte's Web" ($14), plant fundraiser due
April 20 - McWane Center money due ($37), Patriot Games
April 24 - PTSA Meeting
May 1 to 3 - Book Fair
May 10 - Field trip to McWane Center
Order your PRES yearbook!
Lead Learner Wishlist
Mrs. Barner - Erasers
Mrs. Davis - recess toys, snacks
Mrs. Franklin -http://a.co/3ZBnxQD
Miss Lee - http://a.co/hLoZLNt
Mrs. Moore - https://amzn.com/w/IEF5B4GF3FJ
Mrs. Steindorff - Recess toys, Lysol spray
Miss Whiten - https://amzn.com/w/1QO630RUM8FET
School Operating Hours
School Start Time: 8 AM
School End Time: 3 PM
Community 2 "Specials" Block:
12:29 - 1:14
Community 2 Lunch Block
Barner/Whiten: 11:05 - 11:30
Davis/Moore: 11:09 - 11:34
Steindorff/Lee: 11:13 - 11:38
Franklin: 11:17 - 11:42