Math - We will revisit skip counting, place value, and comparing numbers up to 1,000.
In math stations we will review: Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction
MGSE2.NBT.1 / MGSE2.NBT.2 / MGSE2.NBT.3 / MGSE2.NBT.4
MGSE2.MD.10 Picture and Bar Graphs/ and Measurement.
Writing - Informational Nonfiction Writing/ Opinion Writing
ELAGSE2W2: Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a concluding statement or section.
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.
This week students will conclude informational writing with a short unit on New Year's Goals. Then we will finish the week with a sneak peak at opinion pieces.
Social Studies - Jackie Robinson
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: Jackie Robinson.
This week we will begin to examine the life of Jackie Robinson.
Science - Sun, Moon, Stars
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.
Students will revisit the sun, moon, and stars as we begin this unit on space.
STEM - The Gingerbread Man needs your help...
Reading - Inferences and Adjectives/Adverbs
ELAGSE2RF3: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
ELAGSE2L1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (Adverbs or Adjectives)
ELAGSE2RI6: Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
We will focus on making inferences and distinguishing between adverbs and adjectives.
Phonics List - Adverbs