Second Grade!

Second Grade
  • We have 3 sections of second grade this year.
    Our team is made up of:

    Ms. Vang (651) 744-2306     maydoua.vang@spps.org

    Mrs. Krenik (651)744-4693  peggy.krenik@spps.org

    Ms. Mann (651) 744- 1757 emma.mann @spps.org

    The best time to reach us by phone is between 8 am and 8:15 and beween 3:15 and 3:45. Please leave a message if we do not answer and we will get back to you. Check out our monthly newsletters at the botom of this page.

    Snack will be provided on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, starting October 2nd. Your child may bring in an individual nutritious, peanut free snack on Monday and Friday. Our lunch is at 1 pm. Families can also provide a nutritious, peanut free snack for their student's whole class (about 26 servings) as well for Monday and Friday. 

    Communication about what is happening in your child's classroom as well as events and activities happening with the whole school will be sent home in Red Thursday Folders. Please look for the the folder every Thursday and help your child remember to return it.

    Remember to supply labeled headphones for your child to use with their ipads.

     Daily Schedule:

    8:15-8:30      Breakfast

    8:45-9:00      Morning Meeting

    9:00-10:30     Math Review/Math

    10:30-10:50    Recess

    10:50-11:50    Reader's Workshop

    11:58-12:48    Specialists (Music, Phy-ed, or Science)

    12:55-1:25      Lunch

    1:30-2:10        Writer’s Workshop

    2:10-2:40        Skills

    2:40-3:00        Closing

    3:00                Dismissal

    Each class will participate in an Enrichment class once a week in the morning.


    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.

    Math – Second grade students work on:
    mastering basic addition and subtraction facts
    measurement
    money
    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 – Second Grade students work on:
    Becoming independent readers by building our reading stamina
    Building our writing stamina by writing daily
    Retelling Fiction
    Making connections and creating mental images
    Asking questions in both fiction and nonfiction
    Writing fiction and nonfiction pieces
    Making Inferences
    Summarizing
    Reading fluently with good expression and pacing

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

    Specialists
    Music
    Physical Education
    Science

    Enrichment

     

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