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  • September 2013
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  • Reading, Writing, Listening, & Speaking
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  • Phonics & Decoding Skills Sight Word Recognition Fluency ; end of year expectation at level M, 90 to 100 words per minute, reading with expression, phrasing & attention to punctuation, and accuracy. Vocabulary ; explicit instruction in specific words to enhance comprehension Comprehension ; apply appropriate strategies before, during, and after reading to construct meaning. Provide evidence from text to support responses about text.
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  • A 45-60 minute structure is designed to provide students the essentials they need to flourish as readers. Mini- lesson (about 10 minutes) Skills Strategies Habits of Readers To lift the level of students reading work Engage in Ongoing Reading Work (35-45 minutes) Independent Reading Small-Group Work (Strategy Lesson/Guided Reading Teacher-Student Conference Teacher Share (5-7minutes) Little Teacher Talk Partner-Share (read aloud, acting out parts, word-solving Celebration of readers A part of Balanced Literacy Approach
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  • Reading, Reading, and more Reading Habits of Reading Not for Todayfor Forever! Deep and Wide Reading Community of Readers Sharing of Ideas (Accountable Talk/Discussion) Book Clubs Supporting Readers Where They are as Readers!
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  • DIBELS (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) DRA 2 (Developmental Reading Assessment) CMT Reading Comprehension Strands Sight Words Writing Samples: Fall, Winter, Spring Words Their Way Spelling Assessment
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  • Different Types of Writing o Narrative personal and fictional narratives with a clear beginning, middle, and end, includes story elements with elaboration and fluency o Informational letters, thank you notes, how to explaining a process, one or more paragraphs about data o Persuasive students state an opinion, gather and analyze information and use supportive details o Word work to apply spelling skills in their writing o Throughout the year we are focusing on building writing stamina end of year goal is to be able to write for 45 minutes.
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  • In writing activities, 2 nd graders will practice these skills throughout the year: Proper use of periods and question marks Commas Quotations marks Capitalization Contractions Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives Subject-verb agreement Pronouns Complete Sentences Compound Sentences
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  • 1. Algebraic Reasoning: Patterns and Functions Finds missing numbers in addition and subtraction number sentences. 2. Numerical and Proportional Reasoning Recognizes, writes, compares and orders whole numbers to 999. Identifies place value of a digit 0-999. Fractioning reasoning: identifying and partitioning geometric shapes Adds and subtracts facts to 20 using mental math. Solves one and two step addition and subtraction story problems. Adds and subtracts two and three digit numbers using open number lines, pictures of models, and place value. (No algorithms.) Math Makes Sense
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  • 3. Geometry and Measurement Tells time to the nearest 5 minutes Makes and counts a given amount to $100.00 Measures and draws lengths to the nearest inch or centimeter 4. Working with Data: Probability and Statistics Uses and creates bar graphs, line plot graphs, and picture graphs from data in tables and charts * Math Calculation Fluency fact fluency assessments given every month
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  • 1. Maps and globes * Identify N, S, E, W, Equator, Northern & Southern Hemisphere 2. Neighborhoods and Communities * Understands the parts of a community. * Understands the needs for rules. * Understands the difference between goods and services. 3. Holidays * Compares & contrasts historical celebration of holidays to current celebrations.
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  • 1. Properties of Matter * Describes the differences between solids and liquids. 2. Life Cycle of Plants * Describes the life cycle of flowering plants. * Explains the effects of water, sunlight, and soil on plant growth 3. Soil 4. Nutrition * Lists and describes the basic food groups.
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  • BOE recommends 20-30 minutes of homework a night for 2 nd grade students. Homework packets accommodate busy lives as well as allowing students to practice skill of planning ahead. Homework will include a Reading Log and Math fluency or other practice. During the year, other opportunities for special projects will require completion at home. Please check your childs work before returning to school. Homework should represent your childs best effort. Most work should be completed in pencil (not crayon or marker) unless it is a special project.
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  • Field Trip: Bushy Hill Nature Center Fairy Tale Plays I Am An Author End of Year Celebration
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  • When you thought I wasnt looking, I saw you hang my first painting on the refrigerator, And I wanted to paint another one. When you thought I wasnt looking, I saw you feed a stray cat, And I thought it was good to be kind to animals.
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  • When you thought I wasnt looking, I saw you make my favorite cake for me, And I knew that little things are special things. When you thought I wasnt looking, I heard you say a prayer, And I believed there is a God I could always talk to.
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  • When you thought I wasnt looking, I felt you kiss me goodnight, And I felt loved. When you thought I wasnt looking, I saw tears come from your eyes, And I learned that sometimes things hurt, But its all right to cry. When you thought I wasnt looking, I saw that you cared and I wanted to be Everything that I could be. - Author Unknown
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  • Thank you for coming! The 2 nd Grade Team Erin Crowley Celeste Formica Donna Jones Diana McKenzie