Math: We will focus on problem solving two step word problems within 100. We will use the Understand, Plan & Solve, and Explain organizer to solve various addition and subtraction problems.
For Example: Here is a problem that involves multiple steps. In the example extra details are included to help students practice identifying important and unimportant information as they solve.
Phonics - Unit 30: Suffix (-less)
priceless, useless, powerless, cloudless, breathless, fearless
We will talk about a suffix can change the meaning of a root word.
The suffix -less means "without."
Writing: Opinion Writing
Students are writing their second opinion pieces using the OREO method.
OREO - Opinion, Reason, Example, Opinion
Students will also use this method to ask the principal for extra recess. :)
Science: We will review how the Sun compares to other stars, and we will learn about how shadows form and change during the day.
STEM - Students will be completing and evaluating their Star Challenges.
Social Studies: We will review Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King Jr. Students will be asked to compare and contrast these two American heroes.
Kindness Week February 13th - 17th
PTA Meeting and Technology Showcase (for 1st and 2nd grade) on February 16th
Winter Break February 20th - 24th