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  • Welcome to the Second Grade Curriculum Night!

  • AgendaWriting - Mrs. Adamson and Mrs. PattersonReading- Mrs. Chapman and Mrs. RiceSummer Assignment- Ms. Mlynarick

  • High Frequency Words to Practice Reading and Spelling over the Summer.

  • By the end of first quarter your child should read 44 words per minute using second grade reading text.

    This summer choose a passage from a story and time them reading aloud for one minute. How many words can you read in a minute? Fluency

  • Comprehension

    What can you as parents do to help? Read to your child Monitor your child's independent reading (20-30 minutes daily)Visit the libraryUse reading strategies (predicting, summarizing stories, context clues, cause/effect, make inferences, and questioning)

    Possible questions to ask: Who were the main characters in the story? Where and when did the story take place? What is the problem in the story? What were the main story events? How did the story end? What did you learn from the story? Stop half way through the story and predict what might happen next.

  • Communicate a LOVE of Reading!

  • The Literacy Program at PSE...1. Spelling-Research based and differentiated Words Their Way (TM) by Johnston, Bear, Invernizzi, and Templeton*Word Sorts*Daily homework activities (address multiple learning styles)

    2. Reading Comprehension...how do we address it?*Imagine It stories*Novel Groups*Read-Aloud and author studies*Expository texts such as National Geographic Kids*AR (accelerated reader)

    3. Vocabulary-Drawn from novel studies and our Imagine It! stories.*vocabulary words included from other subject areas as well

    4. Grammar Skills-*D.O.L. (daily oral language)*Journal Writing

  • Writing Conventions

    *Spacing*Handwriting*Capitalization*Punctuation*Sentence Beginnings*Complete sentences*High-frequency words*Phonetic Spelling*Consistent Tense

  • Types of WritingNarrative - Fiction and Non-fictionOpinion Informative

  • Writing ContentEmpowering Writer's Program

    Beginnings *Capture interest*Types: action, dialogue, thought/question, sound*Close to main event

    Elaborative Detail*Specific rather than general*Feelings*Critical characters, settings, objects

    Main Event*Adventure, problem, or experience *Small moment*Sense of balance

    Endings*Types: Memory, feeling, wish or hope, decision, or defining action

  • Which dog am I describing?It was a nice, awesome dog that looked so cute.

  • Math*Our math series is titled Math Investigations. This program correlates to the Common Core Standards, and involves more problem-solving with hands-on activities. Therefore, expect less papers going home.

  • MathClasses are grouped based on:ability (skill, pacing,focus, work effort, and products) critical thinking skills assessment scores teacher observationcomplete tasks independently.

  • Mathematically Proficient Students....

  • Mathematically Proficient Students....

  • Mathematically Proficient Students....

  • Mathematically Proficient Students....

  • Now you are asking .....

    What do can we do to make a Mathematically Proficient Student?

  • Practice Addition and Subtraction Facts up to 18 for quick recall.

    To help your child become a proficient math student, you can.... Identify double addends such as 5+5, 3+3, 4+4, etc.Have math conversations about everyday things....EXAMPLES:

    1. The sign says that Atlanta is 20 miles away. It takes us about 1 minute to travel 1 mile. How many minutes to Atlanta?

    2. This candy bar costs 87 cents. I have a dollar. Do I have enough to buy this candy bar? Will I get any change back?

  • Place Value is HUGE in Second Grade!

    Have your child identify the tens place and the ones place.Example: 23~2 tens=20 3 ones=3The second grade wikisite has many math links...Johnny's Math Page is my favorite! It has every concept with many game choices!

    How can you help your child become a proficient math student?? http://jmathpage.com/

  • Place value to ten's placeChallenge your child....Go to the hundreds and even thousands place.

  • TimePractice telling time by using a digital and analog clock to tell time to the hour and half hour. *For a challenge, work on the 5 minute mark!

  • Hundreds Boards Odd/Even Numbers, Patterns in Numbers, Skip counting

  • Marcy Cook - Number Tiles61294171115 More

  • Summer HomeworkSummer homework does not need to be hard, boring or long! It is something that can be done anytime, any place...driving to the restaurant, at a red light, even when a commercial comes on the t.v!

  • Summer Reading Homework

  • 1. Choose and read one of these books.2. When we return to school, your child will complete an activity and will be assessed on whichever book they read.

  • Other Summer Homework1. Keep a reading log. Your child should be reading other books throughout the summer, not just the one assigned! ***The reading log needs to be printed off from the Second Grade website and given to your child's teacher on the first day of second grade.

    2. Keep a journal of summer activities. There should be at least 5 entries in this journal. Each entry should have a minimum of 5 sentences, but more is always better!

    3. Practice addition/subtraction facts up to 18 with quick recall. There are good links at our second grade website to help practice these skills, as well as many other skills!http://psesecondgrade.cmswiki.wikispaces.net

  • Thanks for coming!

    We look forward to working with you in second grade!

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