WELCOME TO SECOND GRADE

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    Kami Ellis (Room 224)

    Carrie Gerlach (Room 220)

    Lynsey Greenlee (Room 222)

    Sara Melder (Room 223)

    Kathleen Sewell (Room 219)

    Brook Ward (Room 221)

Sight Words

  •  air

    almost

    along

    also

    always

    America

    anymore

    begin

    below

    both

    boy

    change

    city

    cold

    country

    don't

    enough

    even

    every

    family

    far

    first

    five

    follow

    for

         

Vocabulary

  • In order for students to build and strengthen their vocabularies, they need repeated exposure to words in a variety of contexts . How students get that exposure is largely through reading—EVERY day. The impact of spending a few extra minutes per day reading can be startling over the long term. You can read to them or with them. When you finish a book or chapter, ask them questions about what they read. You can even have them answer these question stems by writing the answers.

    Stems for Instruction

    Reading strategies (Spanish)

    Another way to help strengthen your child's  writing is to keep a journal. Encourage your child to write about what they do each day or be creative and write a make believe story. 

2nd Grade Supply List

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    -1 pack of loose leaf paper

    -24-count of box of Crayons

    -8-10 glue sticks

    -3 boxe of tissues

    -24 count of yellow pencils

    -1 pack of pencil top erasers

    -3 poly folders w/ pockets (any color)

    -4 spiral notebooks -wide ruled (any color)

    -1 pair of scissors

    -1 pack of black dry erase markers

    -1-2 hand sanitizer bottles

    -1-2 containers of Clorox/Lysol wipes

    -1 box of Ziploc bags (pick 1 size: snack, sandwich, quart, gallon)

    -1 pencil pouch, bag or box

    -Headphones or earbuds for computers

Content Area Information

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    Reading

    • Nonfiction and Fiction Texts
    • Informational Text
    • Fluency
    • Answer questions using evidence from the text

    Science

    • Life Cycles
    • Plants
    • Weather
    • Matter
    • Sound

    Writing

    • Narrative Writing
    • Opinion/Persuasive Writing
    • Explanatory Writing
     

    Social Studies

    • Citizenship
    • Government
    • Economics
    • Geography
    • Cultures/Communities
    • History

    Mathematics

    • Problem solving with addition and subtraction
    • Place value
    • Problem solving with time and money
    • Measurement
    • Number lines
    • Graphing
    • Addition and subtraction within 1,000
    • Fractions
    • Shapes