Grade 2 – Week 22 Summary

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Grade 2 English
Teacher James Canning

This week we will be learning more about adjectives, we will be looking at sense adjectives.

The spelling words will be short vowels /e/ea.. We will be using picture dictionary to make sentences from the spelling words and drawing pictures to illustrate each sentence.

Traveling bear- If your child has the bear please help them to write a few sentences in the book. The children will have this explained to them in class. Every Friday each student who has written in the book will do a short presentation to the class about their adventure with The Travelling Teddy Bear.

We will continue with writing skills and reading comprehensions.

Homework will be on Tuesday and Thursday.

The spelling test will be on Friday.

      SPELLINGWORD/S

  1. join      6. boy
  2. boil            7. voice
  3. joy         8. point
  4. soil         9. toy
  5. noise          10. coin

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Grade 2 Science
Teacher Roy Smith

This week we will begin the topic of “Earth and Its Resources” Changes can occur to Earth’s surface. People need Earth resources like rock, plants and water.

 

Vocabulary Words for this Weeks Science

Natural Resources – Is something from nature that we can use that is not man made.

Rock – A rock is a nonliving part of Earth which is hard and contains minerals.

Minerals  Are old, hard and nonliving. Minerals are found in rocks and used every day by us.

Graphite – A mineral used to make pencils.

Magnetite – A mineral used to make magnets.

 

Homework will be assigned Thursday and due Friday.

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Grade 2 Math
Teacher India Gray

Math:
This week we will continue to focus on telling time. We will review telling time to the hour and half hour and begin telling time to the nearest 5 minute. New vocabulary will be introduced, including o’clock, quarter past and half past, which will allow students to begin talking about time in new and different ways. Lastly, we will learn about A.M. and P.M. times and how to determine which one to use. Due to the holiday on Tuesday, there will be no math homework this week.

Grade 2 International Creative Writing
Teacher India Gray

This week we will be working on Unit 16: more words with long /a/. We will review material from the previous week and introduce new spelling patterns for long /a/. We will also practice using homophones and dictionary skills. Our story this week is called “The Letter” and students will use their new spelling words to complete the reading. The traveling bear will be sent home on Wednesday this week due to the holiday and our spelling test and bear presentation will be on Friday.
This week’s spelling words:
chain, gain, eight, tail, paint, nail, pail, they, snail, rain, wait mail, train, sail


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