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Grade 2 Newsletter: March 17th – March 21st

March17

For the coming week…

Reminders

 

  •  The Grade 1 and 2 Musical will be March 19th at 8h30 in the MPH. Parents and grandparents invited.
  • ***Please check the ClassDojo for Ms. Austin’s post on the concert costume requirements.
  • SPRING BREAK: 31st March to 13th April. March 28th will be a half day, finishing at 12pm.
  • ASAs continue this week. This session’s ASAs will run until the end of April.

 

Edmentum Log-In (the passwords are on the student homework folders)

 

Important Links

 

  • The link to our art, music and PE teacher blog is here.
  • The link to our counsellor blog is here.
  • Please follow the links to see you daily specialist and class schedule:

Gr. 2DO

Gr. 2BC

Gr. 2KG

 

Literacy

This week in Readers’ Workshop: Bigger books mean amping up reading.

Classwork Homework suggestion
Sunday Music concert rehearsal Students can practice the reading skills using RAZkids, library books, class book shopping books or other books they have at home.

Please allow your child to choose what to read as it promotes enjoyment of reading which will help them become lifelong readers.

IXL Language Arts: T.1 & T.2

Monday Music concert rehearsal
Tuesday Reflecting on our reading fluency.
Wednesday Personalized learning with their individual reading groups.
Thursday Finding key-ideas.

 

This week in Writers’ Workshop, Persuasive writing:

Classwork Homework suggestion
Sunday Weekend writing IXL Language Arts:

Y.1- Y.3

Monday Introduction to OREO format in persuasive writing.
Tuesday Word work
Wednesday Mother’s day project
Thursday Mother’s day project

 

Math

Link to Everyday Math Support for Parents Please visit this site to support Math learning.

Classwork Homework suggestion
Sunday The students learn the simple concepts of line of symmetry. IXL Math:

IXL: T.7

IXL: Q.8

IXL: I.1 & I.2

Monday Pre-assessment review and correction.
Tuesday Relearn the difficult concepts and skills.
Wednesday Review Unit 5
Thursday Finish and review Unit 5

 

Unit of Inquiry

This week in UOI topic “Health and Wellbeing”, we will be exploring the “Hygiene” aspect of staying healthy and look at the various ways of keeping ourselves healthy.

 

Extras

For 2DO, email is dosullivan@uasdubai.ae and Instagram @mrs.oclasstimes

For 2KG, email is kgour@uasdubai.ae and Instagram @kaveri_gour

For 2BC, email is bcinque@uasdubai.ae and Instagram @brenda.cinque.52

 

List of websites/apps that can be accessed for home learning:

 

  • A PreK-3 database for reading and research. Our subscription includes PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Science.

 

      • username: studentuasd and password uasd1234

 

  • For students in Grades 1-5. This database includes thousands of easy-to-read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, engaging games and activities.

 

    • username: studentuasd and password uasd1234

 

Further reading regarding homework:

https://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/ed/12/01/are-you-down-or-done-homework

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/news/education/yes-there-is-such-a-thing-as-too-much-homework-for-dubai-students

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