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Character Counts!

 

Trustworthiness

Respect

Responsibility

Fairness

Caring

Citizenship

 

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Great Learning Websites

Language Arts:

http://www.lexiacore5.com

Grammar Blast

Starfall

Read, Write, Think

Math:

Virtual Manipulatives

Multiplication

Science:

National Geographic

Typing:

BBC Typing

The Whole Ball of Wax:

Ed1Stop (password needed)

Help your child find just right books at their Guided Reading Level using this fantastic Website:

 

Scholastic Book Wizard

Click on Guided Reading A-Z

SCHOLASTIC READING

              CLUB

     OUR CLASS CODE IS:

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2018 - 2019 Room 27 News

Click the link for 12/7/18 News!

 https://youtu.be/qs2wASuNygI

2017-2018 News!

Second Grade Curriculum

Second grade is a wonderful year of new learning.  Children participate in a variety of fun and exciting programs allowing for optimum success and growth.  This year's curriculum includes the following:

 

Language Arts:

     Reading

  • Readers' Workshop
  • Fluency and Expression
  • Enjoyment and appreciation of literature

    Writing

  • Writers' Workshop
  • Prompt Writing
  • Research Report Writing
  • Grammar

     Spelling

  • Pattern based spelling
  • Word work

Math:

  • Math Workshop
  • Problem Solving 
  • Math Fact Practice

Social Studies:

  • Map skills
  • Comparing the past and present
  • Family Heritage
  • Historical Figures
  • Government and Economics

Physical Education: 100 minutes per week

  • 2nd Grade PE Rotation
  • Morning stretch
  • Class PE

Science:

  • Processes that Shape the Earth
  • Properties of Matter and Engineering
  • Plants and Pollination
  • Earth's Biomes and Diversity of Life

Specials: Music, Library, Science Lab, Innovation Hour

 

LPIE: Art

    WORKSHOP MODEL OF INSTRUCTION 

    WHAT DOES Workshop Instruction look like and why is it purposeful?

    THESE IDEAS INFLUENCE & GUIDE MY INSTRUCTION.

    THE HAPPINESS ADVANTAGE!link below

    TEDxBloomington - Shawn Achor - "The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains to Performance"

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    GROWTH MINDSET!

    link below

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN34FNbOKXc

              

    PRACTICE KEYBOARDING

    SKILLS

    WITH LINK BELOW:

    BBC Typing

     

     

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    Thank you to all for the help with the 

    JOHN MUIR HOUSE FIELD TRIP!

    In the spring we visit the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California!

     

    The John Muir House

     

    CODING

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    Current Assignments
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