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dgracia@stdomschool.org

 

Welcome To Second Grade 

 

October Happenings in Second Grade

 

Important dates:

 

10/7 Progress reports - please sign and return

10/10 Columbus Day . . .no school . . . go out and explore new things

10/13 Rosary Prayer service

10/14 Renaissance testing for second grade

10/18 Picture Day! Bring your smile!

10/21 Native American project information going home in Friday folder

10/31 Halloween parade, 1pm

 

The following is curriculum being covered in the month of October:

 

Language Arts:

Short vowel sounds a, o, and u

Long vowel sounds a, o, and u

Predicates

Continue with subjects

Understand inflectional endings s/es

Combine subjects and predicates using “and”

Abbreviations

Improve punctuation and capitalization skills

Use commas in a series

Nouns . . . common, proper, plural, singular, and irregular

Quotation marks

Making predictions

 

Math:

 Subtract 0, 1, 2

Adding and subtracting doubles

Thinking addition to subtract

Making a ten to subtract

Writing stories and number sentences

Modeling tens and ones

Writing number words to ninety-nine

Greater than, less than, equal to

Counting to 100

10 more 10 less

Place value to a two-digit number

Estimating/rounding

Ordering numbers on a number line

Exploring even and odd numbers

Ordinal to the 31st

Patterns

Pictographs, bar graphs

Surveys

Range, mode, median

Line plots 

Venn diagram

 

Social Studies:

Discussing Native American cultures

People. places, and nature

Geographers

Using maps to locate places

Mapgrids/scale

Symbols

Earth, land, and water

Oceans

Landforms

Continents

Globes

When, where, and why people move to a certain place

Migration

Communities and resources

Urban, suburban, and rural

Natural resources

George Washington Carver

 

Science: 

Discover what plants and animals need

Producer and consumer

Predators vs prey

How plants and animals get food in a grassland

How plants and animals get food in the ocean

Food chains/Food webs and how they can change

How plants and animals help each other