Updated- May/June 2020
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Welcome back! I have updated this page with a new week (May/June) of suggested curriculum for your child. Please make sure you look at our second grade,
Scholastic News Reading for the week!
During the month of May/June, students have the opportunity to read issues of Scholastic News. Our weekly article is posted in Google Classroom and also in the packets handed out at Yacolt Primary every Monday. Each individual article can be read using the Scholastic News Classroom Page- in the curriculum links tab with our class code- webbread. I encourage your child, if possible to go to the Scholastic News site and look at our weekly article. Thanks for your reading support!
Scholastic Reading Activities-Scholastic BookFlix! (Online Weekly Assignment Only)
This week we are continuing a Scholastic learning program called Scholastic BookFlix. This is replacing our Scholastic Learn at Home reading assignments that we have been doing the last 4 weeks. BookFlix is an exciting online literacy resource that pairs classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with related non-fiction eBooks from Scholastic. ... Includes 124 book pairs of Leveled Fiction and Non-Fiction Books! That's over 240 books to choose from! During the week there will be BookFLix assigments with a link for your child to go in and practice their reading skills. Directions are given so guide your child when they first go into this site so they understand what to do. They shouldn't have any problems and will enjoy reading the fiction and nonfiction materials. The class code with username and password are shown below.
Username & password for students
Spelling/Vocabulary City News-Daily Home Practice(in Google Classroom)- Spelling,
Robust Vocabulary and
Word Their Way Lessons!
During the week, your child has daily spelling assignments that can be found in Google Classroom. There are spelling, word family groups, Robust Vocabulary words and Words Their Way lists are already posted on Spelling Vocabulary/City for daily, student practice connected with Google Classroom.
Writing at Home- Printable Templates for Informational Writing!(Free Choice writing Activity-students have opportunities to complete if they choose to do it for extra learning. If your child wants to do extra writing please have them contact Mr. Webberley-I can provide more materials for those interested in doing extra. Our grade level, Google Classroom materials have integrated writing in other subject areas, but no activities that promote informational writing by itself. Thanks for your support!
I am encouraging students to begin writing again as we start to learn about informational writing. I am asking students (if they choose to) to tell someone how to do something through writing. This is called "How to" writing. Students will begin by coming up with a title for their writing, then making a list of materials needed. They then can follow the template and fill in the rest of the document. The template is very similar to other templates we have used in our opinion writing unit. Some examples will be coming soon, but if you have a printer, please print off this template and have your child begin writing their own "how to", informational writing sample. If your child wants to
In the Second Grade Curriculum link tab on this web page, you will find a PDF writing template for a "How to" writing template. Feel free to download and print it. and have your child use the template for daily, writing practice. Thanks so much for your support during this time! Stay tuned for more updates!
Thanks and look for more updates in June.