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2nd Grade

  •  Daily Schedule

    8:00 – 8:20        Morning Meeting

    8:20 – 8:35        Phonics

    8:35 – 9:35        Reading

    9:35 – 10:05      PAWS

    10:05 – 10:50    Specials

    11:00 – 12:00    Lunch & Recess

    12:05 – 12:20    Read Aloud

    12:25 – 12:55    WIN

    1:00 – 1:50        Math

    1:50 – 2:15        Writing

    2:15 – 2:40        Science / Social Studies

    Important Information

    • Snacks: please bring a healthy, utensil-free snack every day.
    • Birthdays: treats are welcome, but must be store bought with a list of ingredients. Please…no cakes, no nuts, no balloons.
    • Toys: please leave all toys, including fidget spinners, at home.
    • Parent volunteers
    • Most emails will be responded to within 24 hours
    • Pick Up/Dismissal:
      ~On-time pick up (2:45)
      ~Only people listed in PowerSchool may pick up your student
      ~Polton Place Sign Up
      ~Call if there are any last-minute changes

    Homework in 2nd Grade

    Homework

    • Homework folder
    • 20 minutes of reading per night
    • Homework packets will be sent home on Friday and should be returned on the following Friday

    Classroom Money

    • Classroom behavior system that helps promote positive choices and hard work.
    • Students will receive 3 pennies every Monday and will have the opportunity to earn more pennies throughout the week for making good choices, working hard, helping others, etc.
    • Students will be able to cash in their pennies at the end of the week for a variety of items/activities (ie. pencils, extra free time, lunch with the teacher, etc.)
    • Encourage your student by asking how many pennies they earned and what they can do to earn more!
    • As the year goes on, pennies will turn to nickels, dimes, quarters, etc.

    Literacy

    • Reader’s Workshop
    • Reading Groups
    • Writer’s Workshop
    • Phonics and Word Work
    • IRLA (replacing DRA)

    Math

    • Bridges Curriculum
    • Place Value to 1,000
    • Adding and Subtracting – double and triple digit
    • Time
    • Money
    • Geometry
    • Patterns

    Science 

    • FOSS Kits
      ~ Plants and Animals
      ~ Air and Weather
      ~ Balance and Motion

    Social Studies

    • Social Studies Alive
      ~ Communities
      ~ Landforms
      ~ Maps

    Project Based Learning (PBL), STEM, and Innovation

    • STEM Projects
    • Engineering Projects
    • Encouraging Innovative Thinking

     

Last Modified on October 21, 2019