Ms. Klein's Second Grade Newsletter

Monday, November 16, 2015

This week and next...

This week we'll read about schools in other parts of the world and explore the question. "How are some schools different from each other?" In the informational text Schools Around the World, we'll learn about how schools in other parts of the world are the same and different. We'll also read an interview between pen-pals about schools in the United States in An American School.

Skills...

Target Vocabulary: culture, community, languages, transportation, subjects, lessons, special, wear

Phonics Skills: Vowel digraphs ee, ea (long e sound)

Vocabulary Startegy: Using a dictionary

Comprehension Skill: Main Idea and details - tell important ideas and details about a topic

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

Writing Focus: Opinion writing - persuasive paragraph

Math and Social Studies

We will finish our Topic 7 Unit on Mental Subratction and take our Test on Friday. Next week we will start Unit 8 before Thanksgiving Break

In Social Studies we will finish our Unit 3 and Review before taking out test on Thursday of this week. Next week and throughout this week we will study the first Thanksgiving and reflect on what we are thankful for.

Important Black Bob Dates

Wednesday, November 25 NO SCHOOL
Thursday, November 26 THANKSGIVING NO SCHOOL

Friday, November 27 NO SCHOOL