Weekly Outline

 

Every week, there will be a weekly outline posted as an overview for what the grade 2 class will be learning in each subject. 

 

Weekly Outline 

January 21st- 25th 2018 

Grade 2 Ms. Weston  

 

Language Arts  

(Ms. Weston)  

Students will be completing spelling in their spelling groups. Each spelling group will get their corresponding spelling work. Throughout the week students will have a chance to practice their words at our spelling language center. Students will have a Spelling test on their words on Friday, January 25th, 2019.

 

We will continue to review and work on grammar and punctuation this week using the Correct the Sentence workbooks. Please encourage students to check their homework for spelling and grammar errors.

 

Students will be reviewing parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, and verbs). Parts of speech test to come.

 

Students will continue to work on opinion writing and progress to writing their own opinion writing piece.

 

Students will be introduced to our class novel study “Looniverse: Stranger Things”. Students will view the cover and make predictions about what the novel is about. After creating their predictions, students will be read the synopsis of the novel and compare their predictions.

Math  

(Ms. Weston)  

Students will complete Lessons 79- 83 in Saxon Math. As well as review drawing the hour and minute hand on a clock to show quarter after, half past and quarter to. Students will continue to work on their oral recitation of skip counting by 2s, 5s, 10s, and 25s. Students will be assessed orally on skip counting at some point during the week.

Students will have a Saxon fact and written assessment on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019.

Physical Education 

(Coach Fretz) 

Students will be taking part in basketball skill development this week. Students will also take part in cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).  

Art 

(Ms. James)  

This week students will continue learning about Pointillism. Students will complete a painting using this new technique.

Music 

(Mr. Kudera) 

The students will continue to learn about the different woodwinds (reed vs non-reed).  They will take a closer look at how sounds are produced within the woodwinds. The students will also practice the songs Auld Lang Syne and Just One Person.

French 

(Mme. Grovum) 

Students will begin their new unit on the house.

Social Studies 

(Ms. Weston) 

Students will continue to explore the celebration of Chinese New Year. Students will be assigned a Chinese New Year Zodiac Postcard assignment. Students will be required to gather information from home about each member of their family and figure out their zodiac animal. Students will have time in class to work on their postcard. Students will be asked to finish their postcard at home and prepare a presentation to the class. Presentation date to come.  

Science 

(Ms. Weston)  

Students will investigate inclined planes in depth. Students will have a chance to create their own inclined plane and test to see how different objects react.

 

Students will progress to the introduction of simple machines.

Health 

(Coach Fretz)  

Students will begin their new unit on health lifestyles including, prescription and non prescription medicines, medication and healthy alternatives in the Substance Use unit. They will about non-prescription medications and review what a prescription label looks like.  

Computers 

(Mr. Kudera)  

The students will continue to type and edit their short stories using Google Docs.

Drama 

(Ms. Massaro)  

Students will continue with their Shakespeare play Hamlet. Students will receive their parts and begin practicing their lines and voice projection.

Media Arts

(Mrs. Blanken)