Welcome to Second Grade!

  • We are now in Musical Season!

    Month Overview by Subject:

    Math: We are working on identifying pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, & dollars. We are also working on couting money. Have your child show you our dot and line method of couting money!

    • 2.3.3.2 Identify pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. Find the value of a group of coins and determine combinations of coins that equal a given amount.

    Reading: In shared reading, we are reading texts to answer the question, "What causes objects to move?" We are still working on our reading stamina.

    • 2.2.8.8 Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.
    • 2.2.2.2 Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
    • 2.2.3.3 Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
    • 2.2.5.5 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. 
    • 2.2.6.6 Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. 
    • 2.2.7.7 Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

    Writing: Students are working on writing a friendly letter and we are continuing to practice writing sentences with SWAG (starts with a capital letter, written neatly, a space between words, and given punctuation).

    • 2.10.2.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

     

    Important Dates:

    May Calendar  

    *For information pertaining to your childs' individual classroom, please visit the links to the right of this page.

    Link to Standards:

    http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/dse/stds/

    Contact Us! 

    Mrs. Burke: elizabeth.burke@spps.org

    Ms. Sanford (DHH Teacher): alyssa.sanford@spps.org

    Mrs. Frandsen: lisa.frandsen@spps.org

    Mrs. Morin: margaret.morin@spps.org