Second Grade!

Second Grade
  • We have 2 sections of second grade this year.
    Our team is made up of:

    Ms. Vang (651) 744-2306

    Mrs. Krenik (651)744-4693

    The best time to reach us by phone is between 7 am and 7:15 and between 2:15 and 2:30. Please leave a message if we do not answer and we will get back to you. 

    Snack will be provided on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, starting in October. Your child may bring in an individual nutritious, peanut-free snack. Families may also provide a nutritious, peanut-free snack for their student's whole class (about 25 servings). Our lunch is at 10:15 am.

    Remember to supply labeled headphones with a microphone for your child to use with their iPads.

    Look for a red folder  in your child's backpack on Thursdays with communication from the school or classroom and have your child return it on Friday.

     Daily Schedule:

    7:15-7:30      Breakfast

    7:30-7:50      Morning Meeting

    7:50-8:45      Math/Extra Prep (Music/Art)

    8:45- 9:15     Math

    9:15-9:45     Read Aloud Mini-Lesson

    9:50-10:10   Recess

    10:15-10:45   Restroom/Lunch

    10:45-11:20   Phonics UFLI

    11:20-12:10   Guided Reading Groups

    12:10-12:40   Writing/Snack

    12:40- 1:30    Specialists (Science or Phy-ed)

    1:30-1:50       Social Studies

    1:50-1:55       Prep for Dismissal/Parent Pickup to Cafeteria

    1:55- 2:00      Walk out to Buses

    Wondering what 2nd graders will be working on this year?
    Here are some of the key things we focus on in Reading, Writing, Math, and Social Studies:


    Mastering basic addition and subtraction facts

    Financial Literacy
    2-digit addition and subtraction
    Place value
    Solving real-world problems
    Creating and solving number patterns
    Identifying 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes

            Reading and Writing

    Becoming independent readers by building their reading stamina
    Building their writing stamina by writing daily
    Retelling Fiction
    Making connections and creating mental images
    Asking questions in both fiction and nonfiction texts
    Writing fiction and nonfiction pieces
    Making Inferences
    Reading fluently with good expression and pacing


    Social Studies

    Civics (Rights & Responsibilities, Voting)
    Economics (Resources & Exchange)
    Geography (Human & Environmental Interaction, Directions)
    History (Change & Continuity, Cause & Effect)


    Physical Education



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