Mrs. Bridgeman's 2nd Grade

Dearborn Public Schools

Summer Stem Program at the Farmers Market

Dearborn Farmers Market

Summer STEM and Book Pop Up

Brought to you by Dearborn Instructional Coaches, Dearborn Elks

and Members of Dearborn Rotary

Fridays this summer June 22 – August 10

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. STEM activity, Make a Book, Take a Book

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Happy Summer!

Congratulations students you are now third graders.  I hope you have a great summer to relax, unwind and read.  Also, remember to go on Moby Max and the lessons created for you.

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Spelling List June 4, 2018

Spelling Week 32:  

Patterns using suffixes –er, -est, –ing, -ed

bigger  

biggest 

liked        

liking     

talked   

Dolch words:  through, twelve, banana, while, cause

Our spelling test will be on Friday morning.

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Focus for June 4, 2018

This week our second grade students will be working on:

Reading:  Students will learn how to describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

Math:  Students will learn to solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and cent symbols appropriately. Students will understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amount of hundreds, tens, and ones; e.g., 706 equals 7 hundreds, 0 tens, and 6 ones. They will read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Students will learn to mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100-900, and mentally subtract 10 of 100 from a given number 100-900. They will understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones; e.g., 706 equals 7 hundreds, 0 tens, and 6 ones. Also, they will  read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.They will solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?

Writing:  Students will work on narrative writing.  They will work on drafting, editing, revising and publishing.

Science: Students will continue to learn about plants and insects.  We will be investigating and discussing butterflies, mealworms/beetles, silkworm moths and brassica plants.  Students will be drawing, writing, comparing and contrasting  the life cycles of  insects and plants.

Social Studies-Students will understand that communities have to solve issues by taking sides on a community issue and giving facts to support their decision.  We will be studying and taking our unit test this week.

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Homework May 28-June 1

The homework packet is brought home on Tuesday which includes all the homework listed below. The packet is due on Friday.

Monday-read 20 minutes.

Tuesday-read 20 minutes, math short answer, spelling triangles.

Wednesday-read 20 minutes,  spelling-3 x each, find the difference -math.

Thursday-read 20 minutes, spelling rhyming words, math rectangles-math.

***Spelling test and Math test on Friday.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday-read 20 minutes.

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Math Test on Thursday, May 31, 2018

Our next math test will be on Unit 9 on Thursday, May 31, 2018.  The test will cover measurement word problems with length comparisons and finding the difference.  Also, on the test will be finding the area of a given square or rectangle by counting the square units.  A study guide went home today for your child to review.

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Spelling for May 28th-June 1st

Singular and Plural Words

woman    woman

man         men

goose      geese

foot         feet

mouse    mice

Dolch words:  wave, suppose, number, piece, straight

Our test will be on Friday.

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Focus for the week of May 28th-June 1st

This week our second grade students will be working on:

Reading:  Students will learn how to acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

Math:  Students will learn to estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters. They will measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length differences in terms of a standard length unit.

Writing:  Students will work on narrative writing.  They will work on drafting, editing, revising and publishing.

Science: Students will continue to learn about plants and insects.  We will be investigating and discussing butterflies, mealworms/beetles, silkworm moths and brassica plants.  Students will be drawing, writing, comparing and contrasting  the life cycles of  insects and plants.

Social Studies-Students will understand that communities have to solve issues by taking sides on a community issue and giving facts to support their decision.

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Spelling for May 21-25

Week 30: Our spelling patterns are plurals (x,h) -es

boxes     

witches  

dishes    

fixes       

sandwiches   

Dolch words:  beans, dear, question, smile, tried

Our spelling test will be on Thursday morning.

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Focus for the week of May 21st

This week our second grade students will be working on:

Reading:  Students will learn how to compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.

Math:  Students will learn to measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements; describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen. They will also learn to estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.  Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.Students will measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length differences in terms of a standard length unit.

Writing:  Students will work on narrative writing in which they recount a well‐elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure  They will work on drafting, editing, revising and publishing.

Science: Students will learn about plants and insects.  We will be investigating and discussing butterflies, mealworms/beetles, silkworm moths and brassica plants.  Students will be drawing, writing, comparing and contrasting  the life cycles of  insects and plants.

Social Studies-Students will be learning about citizens and how they are an integral part of a community.

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