Second Grade!

Second Grade
  • We have 2 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

    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. Check out our monthly newsletters at the botom of this page.

    Snack will be provided on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, starting in October. Your child may bring in an individual nutritious, peanut-free snack. Our lunch is at 9:50 am. Families can also provide a nutritious, peanut-free snack for their student's whole class (about 25 servings). 

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

     Daily Schedule:

    7:15-7:30      Breakfast

    7:30-7:55      Morning Meeting

    7:55-8:45      Reader's Workshop

    8:55- 9:45     Writer's Workshop/Extra Prep (Science/Art)

    9:50-10:20     Reader's Workshop

    10:20-10:50    Recess

    10:55-12:05    Math Part 1

    12:10-12:40    Phonics

    12:45- 1:35.    Specialists (Music, or Phy-ed)

    1:40-1:50        Read Aloud

    1:50-1:55        Closing

    2:00                Dismissal


    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 –
    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 –
    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
    Summarizing
    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)

    Specialists
    Music
    Physical Education

    Art
    Science

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

     

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