We have a full five days and are looking
ahead to the upcoming grade 2 assessment in May.
Reading - Students
are working toward story comprehension. We continue to use a variety of story
types like comics, fiction, non-fiction and poetry to build our understanding
of text. Students are asked to read a passage 2 times then answer multiple choice
questions relating to the text. We ask that they go back into the story and
underline the answer.
Writing – We have
begun our unit on Procedural / How- to writing. Last week the students made
pizzas and then had the opportunity to create a how-to book about their
experience. In the upcoming weeks we will continue with hands on activities to
help with their procedural writing. (This week all students will plant flowers)
Math – We are
wrapping up our unit on addition and subtraction this week. Students are
continuing to develop and work toward a variety of strategies. For example, we are
using tens to add and subtract double digit numbers. (54 + 32 can be rewritten
to 54 + 30 + 2). Our next unit is Geometry,
Book Talk – Book Talk
presentations will begin on Wednesday April 24th and will continue
all week. If you have any questions please let me know.
Kickoff – On Monday students will have a jump rope presentation in the
We have sent home an interest inventory with all our students. We would like you to take a few minutes to read, discuss, and answer these questions with your child and return the form to school tomorrow (Thursday). We realize this is short notice, but we would like to have this information heading into our Professional Learning session on Friday.