Math: Word Problems
MGSE2.OA.1 Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one and two step word problems by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem. Problems include contexts that involve adding to, taking from, putting together/taking apart (part/part/whole) and comparing with unknowns in all positions.
ELAGSE2RL2: Recount stories including fables and folktales from diverse cultures and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
ELAGSE2L5: Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
b. Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (throw, hurl,toss)
ELAGSE2RF3: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. (Sort 23 R-influenced Vowel Patterns)
Students will focus on the moral/lesson of fairy tales and folktales. Students will also practice using shades of meaning (verbs) and r-influenced vowel patterns.
Students will review ELAGSE2RL9: Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
-The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
-The Three Ninja Pigs
Phonics List r-Influenced vowel patterns
1. fern (er)
2. germ (er)
3. herd (er)
4. dear (ear)
5. ear (ear)
6. fear (ear)
7. deer (eer)
8. steer (eer)
9. learn (oddball)
10. yearn (oddball)
STEM: Garden Manuals
Science: S2E1. Students will understand that stars have different sizes, brightness, and patterns. a. Describe the physical attributes of stars—size, brightness, and patterns.
S2E2. Students will investigate the position of sun and moon to show patterns throughout the year.
a.Investigate the position of the sun in relation to a fixed object on earth at various times of the day.
b. Determine how the shadows change through the day by making a shadow stick or using a sundial.
c. Relate the length of the day and night to the change in seasons (for example: Days are longer than the night in the summer.).
d. Use observations and charts to record the shape of the moon for a period of time.
Writing: ELAGSE2W1: Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Students will finish publishing their book reviews and zoo opinion pieces. Students will complete their free choice opinion piece using the OREO method.
SS2H1 The student will read about and describe the lives of historical figures in Georgia history. a. Identify the contributions made by these historic figures: James Oglethorpe, Tomochichi, and Mary Musgrove (founding of Georgia); Sequoyah (development of a Cherokee alphabet); Jackie Robinson (sports); Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights); Jimmy Carter (leadership and human rights). b. Describe how everyday life of these historical figures is similar to and different from everyday life in the present (food, clothing, homes, transportation, communication, recreation, rights, and freedoms).
Students will explore the unfair laws in place that were enforced during the time of Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King Jr.
*Our Performing Arts field trip is on February 10th! We’ll be seeing Sleeping Beauty by the Atlanta Ballet at the Cobb Energy Centre. Students, please wear your blue Tritt shirt!
*Mark your calendars! The Tritt Family Dance is Friday February 26th (neon & 80’s theme). The 2nd grade session is 7:00-8:00. Tickets can be purchased online for $3 or at the door for $4.