What We Are Learning

    English Language Arts

    Reading Comprehension

    Topic: Comprehension of Informational Texts


     - Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area. 

    - Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently. 

     - Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. 

     We are using IReady Toolbox materials (teacher access only) 



    Expository/Informative Writing

    Example prompt: Everyone has a favorite sport.  Think about your favorite sport.  Now explain why your this sport is your favorite.  

    The essays have 5 paragraphs and have to follow a plan.


    Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, Pronouns, Past Tense irregular verbs, Irregular Plural Nouns, Compound Words.

    Foundational Skills:

    Long and Short Vowels when reading one-syllable words.

    Prefixes and Suffixes. 



    Go Math Chapter 3:  Addition and Subtraction up to 20 (mental math)

    Standards: - 

     -Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. 


    Textbook and workbook available on line for practice

    Student Portal - Think Central -Go Math 2nd grade





     Unit 3: Life Science: Human Body



    – Distinguish human body parts (brain, heart, lungs, stomach, muscles, and skeleton) and their basic functions. 


    Social Studies

    Unit 3:  Economics


     – Recognize that people make choices because of limited resources.

    – Recognize that people supply goods and services based on consumer demands.

     – Recognize that the United States trades with other nations to exchange goods and services.

     – Explain the personal benefits and costs involved in saving and spending.


    Studies Weekly online (Student desktop) Weeks 29, 30, 31