*The students are very excited that our 2nd grade store will open up this FRIDAY!
Here is what you can expect for our upcoming week.
Math- This week we will be focusing on comparing numbers by considering what numbers are in the ones, tens, and hundreds place values. Students will have the opportunity to compete in fun ordering games as well as receive small group instruction to meet their individual needs. We will also begin practicing our knowledge of skip counting by 1's, 5's and 10's, which will eventually relate to money (pennies, nickels and dimes).
Reading- We will continue to build reading stamina this week and figuring out what the individual reading needs of the students are. The students will also be deciding the meaning words based on their knowledge of compound words. For example, "skateboard" is a board that one would use to skate on. We will continue our conversations about how the beginning of the story eventually leads to the end or resolution of a story. We will focus on key elements to support this like characters and the roles they play to effect a story line.
Writing- Students will be considering their knowledge of adjectives and applying it to their writing in order to make it better and more interesting to read. They will apply the skills they learn in mini lessons about adjectives, to their personal narratives that they have been working so hard on. They will get to see first hand how much more interesting their writing will become.
Social Studies-Last week we began instruction on the Regions of Georgia. This week we will master our understanding of the characteristics of these regions and also apply our cardinal direction knowledge in order to explain in words the locations on a map. For example, students will understand that the most North Western region in Georgia is called The Appalachian Plateau and that this region is considered high, flat lands. Their knowledge of these regions will be assessed by the end of the week.