Can you believe that is it time for another school year to begin? Your child (children) has/have a new beginning in second grade. We welcome students and parents with open arms, hearts, and minds. We hope that everyone has had a wonderful summer and is ready for a year full of fun and learning! Students will learn to read advanced books, perfect math skills, become amazing authors, exceptional explorers, and super scientists!
In second grade, students will use individualized learning stations to master all academic content standards. Our second grade students have standards in each subject to master. Following are examples of those standards. In Language Arts, students will be required to master Second grade I-Ready sight words, read with fluency and accuracy while using decoding strategies, and participate in Writer’s Workshop where they will learn the fundamentals of narrative, informational, and opinion writing compositions. In Math, students will be required to identify numbers up to 120; understand and apply base ten using place value; fluently add and subtract up to 4-digit numbers; measurement, length, and time; and identify attributes of plane and solid shapes. In Social Studies, students will learn about historical figures; Georgia: Georgia’s first people, How Georgia Became a Colony, Becoming a Georgian; Production, Distribution, Consumption, and Scarcity; and Geography. In Science, students will learn about energy and motion, seasons of the year, shadows, moon phases, constellations, light and sound, life cycles of plants and animals, and basic needs of living things.
An active parent/guardian is one of the best tools to have when it comes to an academically successful child. Therefore, we look forward to working with parents to teach the total child to excel and have a year of great expectations and success!
We are currently working on place value and skip counting by 5s 10s and 100s.
We are studying Answering Questions: Who, What, When, Where, How, and Why to demonstrate details in a text. We are also learning about collective nouns and proper nouns. We are also studying synonyms (shades of meaning), adjectives, and using context clues. Be sure to review sight words daily with your child. Check the words that he/she knows and sign each night. Have your child to read at least a paragraph and retell it to you daily. Check the homework calendar for a story.
Thank you for your continuous support.