Second Grade Educational Suggestions
Hello second grade families,
As we continue into our third week of optional activities, please visit the
updated options below and continue to check Seesaw. We are thinking of you
daily and hoping to be back in the classroom with you soon! Enjoy your bonus
family time and stay healthy.
Second grade teachers
English/Language Arts (ELA)
* Students may use their writing journal from school. Students may choose from the writing ideas/prompts below.
Write a letter to a friend and tell them what you’ve been doing.
Would you rather go to outer space or deep sea diving? (provide 3-5 reasons why)
Write a story using these five words: apple, train, elephant, paper and banjo
Who is your favorite person on the planet? What do you like most about them? Why? (provided 3-5 reasons)
****Feel free to come up with your own story ideas
When you get ready to write a story don’t forget to plan first. You can make your own web, list, hamburger, or picture to plan before you write. Challenge yourself to write for a variety of reasons. Write imaginary stories, true stories about your own experiences, or facts about things you learned. You can also write letters to family and friends! Check your writing for these things.
*Capitals and Punctuation
*No excuse words spelled correctly
*Beginning sentence, Middle and Ending sentence
*at least 2 ideas with details
*Minimum of 5 sentences
* Imagine Learning- complete 1 full lesson (teachers will email log-in information for Imagine Learning by 3/27/20).
*Students have access to Raz-Kids and can work on fluency, decoding, and comprehension at home at their own independent reading level. Students will have the opportunity to listen to, read, and answer comprehension questions through this app.
*Grab a good book and find a comfy spot (maybe even outside) to read!
*Continue reading schedule for The Adventures of a South Pole Pig
Activities, recorded read alouds, and questions can be accessed through the link https://www.camphillsd.k12.pa.us/Page/3265
*Students may review the No Excuse list to complete any activities on the spelling activities grid at the top of the page.
No Excuse list at the top of the page.
*Math Expressions workbooks were sent home on Friday. Students may complete any incomplete pages in Unit 1 or Unit 2 with the exception of any money pages.
First in Math https://www.firstinmath.com/ - please email or Seesaw if your student needs log-in information
- Just the Facts 15 minutes addition/subtraction
- Very Important Facts 15 minutes
Starfall Math https://www.starfall.com/h/math2/.
*Students may play card games such as Addition/Subtraction War and Salute to review basic addition and subtraction facts.
* Students may review measuring in centimeters by measuring items around the house (utensils, rocks, sticks, remote, etc) Paper rulers in both centimeters and inches were sent home with their math book on Friday. -Measure at Home paper in this folder if desired.
*Rocks- Second graders will be learning about rocks. Go on a rock hunt! Using the rocks, you collect and explore the characteristics of rocks. How are they alike? How are they different? Rub your rocks on different surfaces such as the sidewalk, blacktop or bricks. What do you notice? What do you wonder? -Rock At Home paper in this folder if desired.
*Plants- challenge yourself to plant a seed and watch it grow. Watch, write or illustrate the different parts of the plant's life cycle. Continue to journal about the growth of your plant.
*Look for signs of spring outside. Make a list of the signs of spring you notice.