Previous Weeks – Grade 2

Throughout the semester, we have been updating the website with week by week information on what the students have been learning. Please choose from the weeks below.

Grade 2 Archive 2015/2016

Grade 2 Archive 2016/2017

Grade 2 Archive 2017/2018


Week 2

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Grade 2 English
Teacher James Canning

 

This week we will be learning about statement and  questions.

The spelling test words will have the short vowel sounds /e/o/u. We will be using picture dictionary to make sentences from the spelling words and drawing pictures to illustrate each sentence.

We will be practicing writing skills and reading comprehension.

The Travelling Bear – Students will take home The Travelling Bear for a short presentation on Friday.

Project day will be on Wednesday, , this week the students will be  making a poster to save the coral reef.

Homework will be on Tuesday and Thursday.

The spelling test will be on Friday.

SPELLING TEST    

  1.  not            6.  spot
  2.  best           7.  get
  3.  run            8.  mud
  4.  job            9.  ten
  5.  bed          10. duck

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Grade 2 Science
Teacher Roy Smith

This week will be continuing the topic of “Work Like a Scientist” Scientists ask questions about the world around them. They find answers by investigating through many methods.

 

Vocabulary Words for this Weeks Science

Thermometer – A device used to measure temperature.

Temperature – A measurement of how hot or cold something is.

Ruler  An object with a straight edge marked with centimeters and inches for measuring.

Balance – An instrument used to show equal distribution of weight or amount.

 

Homework will be assigned Thursday and due Friday.

 


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Grade 2 Math
Teacher Jennie Kim

This week we will continue learning about tens and ones places. Students will practice identifying the value of digits. We will also review even and odd numbers.
Homework will be assigned on Tuesday and we will have a quiz on the week’s lessons on Friday.
Words to review:
– value
– digit
– tens
– ones
– sum
Let’s have a great week!
Creative Writing:
This week we will continue with practicing words with short a. We will learn about rhyming words and word groups. As a class, we will read the story “The Violin Lesson” and fill in the blanks. This week, we will also start the traveling bear. The bear will be sent home on Wednesdays and the children will bring it back on Friday. The traveling bear presentations will be on Friday as well.
We will have a spelling test on Friday from the words of the week.
Spelling words:
catch, fast, matter, have, land, that, back, last, thank, ask, sang, black
Let’s have a great week!

Grade 2 Art
Teacher Emily Barnes

 

Hello Parents and Teachers!

I’m the new primary Art Teacher at ABS and need your help! For future creative projects in the classroom I need to make a collection of recycled items. Could you please start collecting cardboard tubes, toilet roll tubes, cardboard boxes, plastic bottle lids, yogurt pots, drink cartons, straws, and plastic bottles… other items you think could be used are most welcome.

NO GLASS PLEASE.

Please make sure all items are clean before dropping them off at the art room or you can give them to me at morning assembly.

Thank you so much,

Teacher Emily

 


Previous Weekly Summaries


Week 1

English Banner 2

Grade 2 English
Teacher James Canning

This week we will be learning about rewriting sentences using capital letters and full stops.

The spelling test words will have the short vowel sounds /a/ and /i. We will be using picture dictionary to make sentences from the spelling words and drawing pictures to illustrate each sentence.

We will be practicing writing skills and reading comprehension from the students Balancing Act Book.

We will be starting our new project this week on the coral reef; the students will learn lots of information about the coral reef and its habitat. We will also look at the problems it’s facing and finding solutions to help, this will involve the students working together as a team and presenting their findings to the class.

Homework will be on Tuesday and Thursday.

The spelling test will be on Friday..

SPELLING TEST    

  1.  flag          6. sat
  2.  fin            7. list
  3.  ran          8.  sit
  4.  has          9.  bag
  5.  fill          10. win

 

Science Banner 2

Grade 2 Science
Teacher Roy Smith

This week will be beginning the topic of “Work Like a Scientist” Scientists ask questions about the world around them. They find answers by investigating through many methods.

Vocabulary Words for this Weeks Science

Observe – To use your five senses to learn about things.
See – To look at something with your eyes.
Hear  To listen to things with your ears.
Taste – To try or test the flavor of something with your mouth.
Smell – To perceive the odor or scent of something through the nose.
Touch – To put a finger or hand on or against something.

Homework will be assigned Thursday and due Friday.
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Grade 2 Math
Teacher Jennie Kim

Welcome to Grade 2 Math! On Monday we will have teacher and class introductions. The students will be able to ask the teacher questions and also get to know their peers. On Tuesday, we will start Chapter 1 in the textbook, GO Math. We will begin the chapter on even and odd numbers.

Let’s have a great first week!

Creative Writing

This week we will introduce the Creative Writing workbook. We will start with the basics and ease our way into the lessons for the week. I also will discuss what other activities and projects we will be doing in class throughout the school year.

Let’s have a great week!


Previous Weekly Summaries

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