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What We're Up To In 2-V: 


Reader’s Workshop:

~Setting and Reaching Reading Goals

~Reading with Expression, Stamina and Fluency

~Practicing and Applying Comprehension Skills, Decoding Skills, Visualizing, Making Inferences

~Studying Fairy Tales: Themes, Character Traits, Lessons, Moral of the Story

~Talking and Sharing with Partners about our Reading Ideas


Writer’s Workshop:

~Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, Editing and Publishing

~Setting and Reaching Writing Goals

~Fairy Tale Adaptation Stories

~Organizing our Ideas and Writing Long

~Adding Thought, Action, Dialogue, Transitions, Show not Tell, Descriptive words

~Talking with Partners about our Writing Ideas


Math:

~Continuing Daily Routines

~Practicing Number Sense using Place Value, Number Lines, Even and Odds, Base 10 Blocks, Grids, and Patterns

~Solving and Creating Addition and Subtraction Number Stories

~Addition and Subtraction Strategies with Written Explanations

~Telling Time on Analog Clocks

~Working with Measurement


Science:

~Different Animal Habitats and Special Adaptations

~Food Webs

~Changes to Ecosystems  

Social Studies:

~Urban, Suburban, and Rural Communities

Spelling:

~Practicing Short and Long Vowel Sounds

~Spelling Patterns: Doubling consonants, Prefixes & Suffixes, Blends, "Bossy R", Silent Letters, Homophones, Compound words, Magic E

~Incorporating all spelling patterns into our everyday writing