Student lead conference
Student lead conferences will be held February 21. Please sign up for a time slot to come and meet with your child. Your child will lead the conference and show you some of their goals and academics. These will be completely lead by your child, this is not an individual conferences with the teacher like we do in the fall. Do not worry, I will have a list of questions that you can ask your child. We will also run conferences in a group format, so several different families can sign up for the same time and sit with your child. We will also take time to look at our current project, during our PBL showcase.
Student led conference time slots from: 4:00-4:5:15
PBL showcase: 5:30-6:00
This week in Superkids, we will:
Read pattern words with al, au, augh, ough
Understand new memory words
Identify regular and irregular past tense of verbs
Appreciate and use alliteration
Recognize main idea in a paragraph
Use memory words to complete sentences
Participate in discussions
Ask your child: What does the letter combination ough and augh sound like? What is alliteration? In a paragraph, what sentence is usually the main idea? In the decodable books, what is going on in Ms. Blossom’s classroom? What kind of ideas to the Superkids have to celebrate 100’s Party?
In small group, each child is reading a book with guided instruction. Ask your child the character, setting, problem, and solution of their book.
This week in PBL, we will:
Begin researching the natural disaster that your child chose
Become experts in their field and present their ideas to the class with their group
Brainstorm what kinds of inventions would be useful in an event of a natural disaster
Understand weather patterns and radar
Understand cause and effect of each natural disaster
Continue talks on how to be proactive and reactive in our community
Go over the rubric for what is expected for their final writing piece
Ask your child: What natural disaster are you researching? What does a radar show us? How can we as a community members be proactive to ensure safety? What kind of ideas do you have for your invention?
This week in math, we will:
Compare the lengths of objects by determining which measure is greater than or less than the other
Use addition and subtraction to compare lengths, finding how much greater or less than
Tell how to compare the lengths of two objects that are not lined up next to each other
Record the lengths of two objects and subtract to tell how much longer or shorter one is than the other
Continue to measure and estimate lengths in standard units
Express the length difference in terms of a standard length unit
Ask your child: On your body, what do you use to estimate a centimeter, inch, foot, and yard/meter? How do we check our estimates? Why is it important that we use numbers to explain which is longer, not just using our eyes to see which is longer? When comparing two lengths, how do we find the difference between the two?
Welcome to Second Grade. Together we will learn, wonder, grow, explore, make mistakes, play, laugh and inspire each other to be the best that we can be.