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Aug. 17th

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Second Grade

ereaves@mauryk12.org

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH  SUCCESS

Thank you for attending our BACK TO SCHOOL BASH. If you were not able to make it, I will look forward to meeting you.

Upcoming Dates

None at this time.

OUR STORY THIS WEEK: Keep the text book in the book bag every day.  Practice Reading the story each night.

1.1 Reading Street Skill Focus

The Big Unit Question – How can we explore new places and things?

Week Question– What can we learn by exploring different communities?

Amazing Word was…

ENORMOUS

Can you use enormous in a sentence?

1.1  Skills

Words to Know

drum

rock

list

desk

job

sad

chop

sack

tag

rib

mess

dust

pocket

lettuce,

engine

*These are short vowel  words.  Students should be able to recognize and spell these words.

Reading  –”Iris and Walter”

Vocabulary: meadow, friend, amazing, country

Phonics– Short vowels:

Consonant/ vowel/ consonant and Consonant/ vowel/ consonant/consonant -the word ends in a consonant sound or sounds. The consonant closes off the vowel making it sound short. A short vowel does not say itself.

Math Skills – Addition strategies

Addend– The numbers that are being added

Sum – answer to an addition sentence

Whole– add two parts to make the whole

Fact family–  a group of related facts

S.S./Science –Maps, Geography

Vocabulary– rural, urban, suburban, city, country, neighborhood

Vocabulary Words:

These are words to talk about.  What are their meanings? Can you use them in a sentence?

Investigate 

Urban    Downy

Perch     founder

Urban    muttered

Downy    Rural unanimous

Story Words:

These are words to talk about.  What are their meanings? Can you use them in a sentence?

Country           

Beautiful

Front

Someone

Somewhere

Friend

 

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