2nd Grade

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2nd Grade

 

(2A) Mrs. Jennifer Newstreet holds a Bachelor’s in Business Marketing from the University of Florida. She is FL certified K-6 grades and has been in education since 2011.

 

(2B) Mrs. Meghan Dougherty holds a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Indiana University. She is FL certified K-6 grades and has been in education since 2011.

 

 

FAITH FORMATION HIGHLIGHTS

First Reconciliation
First Communion
Basic Prayers

MAJOR FOCUSES OF SECOND GRADE

Reading Fluency
Reading Comprehension – Skills: Main Idea, Compare and Contrast, Author’s Purpose, Story Structure, Cause and Effect, Sequence of Events, Summarizing – Genre: Fiction and Non Fiction/Informational Text
Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary Building
Six Writing Traits – Composition and the Writing Process – Journal Writing
Accelerated Reading (AR)
Math: Place Value, Addition and Subtraction with or without regrouping, Problem Solving – Skills: Introduction to Geometry, Fractions, Time and Money
Science/Studies: Neighborhood and Communities, Junior Achievement, Scholastic Weekly Readers, Simple Experiments, Map Reading

MAJOR PROJECTS OF SECOND GRADE

Book Report – Once every quarter
All About Me
Baptism
First Communion
Science: Habitat
Social Studies: Community

SUBJECTS, TEXTBOOKS & CURRICULUM

Language Arts – Reading: Journeys-Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Spelling: Houghton Mifflin, Phonics: Sadlier, English/Grammar: Macmillan and McGrawHill, Handwriting: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley
Math – Sadlier
Religion – We Believe Series – Sadlier
Science – Scott Foresman
Social Studies – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Spanish (twice a week)
PE, Computer, Music
Art (once a week taught by Art teacher)
Clubs/Extra Curricular Activities – Ballet, Drama, Choir, Irish Step Dancing, Brownies, Spanish Club

TECHNOLOGY

Smart Board, iPads, Smart Table
Keyboarding – Type to Learn
Research using the web – World Book/Britannica Online
Art Projects using Paint/Publisher

FIELD TRIP

Butterfly World and theater trip and or in-house science field trip

SUMMER PREPARATION

Reading and Math Workbooks
• Mathletics.com review and reading list
Summer Reading Books

 

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