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Grade 2 Newsletter, May 12 – 16

May9

For the coming week…

Reminders

  • Please find the Ramadan schedule for 2DO here, for 2BC here, for 2KG here. Please note your child’s swim days.
  • We have only one week left to collect food for Ramadan giving. Last year we filled 50 boxes of food. This year our goal is to fill 100 boxes. Students can bring in their non-perishable food to fill boxes in our classroom, and we will compete for House Points to see which class can bring the most for our charity drive. Please contact your class teacher if you have questions.
  • Our final session of MAP testing will be June 9 – 20. Exact dates for Grade 2 will be shared closer to that time.

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: If…Then, Non-fiction Reading.

Classwork Homework suggestion
Sunday We are learning to make connections between text and self. 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: Q.1, Q.2

Monday Students will make connections text to text.
Tuesday Students will make text to world connections.
Wednesday Students will use Edmentum to improve reading skills.
Thursday Students will partner read to share their non-fiction learning.

 

This week in Writers’ Workshop, All About… writing:

Classwork Homework suggestion
Sunday Students will write out their good copy of their All About book. Students can practice persuasive writing at home using ideas they are passionate about (Should Grade 2 students have mobile phones? Should Grade 2 students have extra recess time at school? etc.)

IXL Language Arts:  KK.1

Monday Students will learn to make a diagram adding labels.
Tuesday We are learning to make a table of contents.
Wednesday Students will write a dedication for their All About book.
Thursday Students will use Edmentum to practice language arts.

 

Math

Classwork Homework suggestion
Sunday Students will review for the test. IXL, Math, Mixed Operations, L.5, L.6

IXL, Math, H.9

IXL, Multiplication, Y.4, Y.5, Y.6

Monday Students will write their Unit 6 math test.
Tuesday Students will make patterns on the grid using skip counting and multiplication.
Wednesday Students will find complements of 10 and extend to 100s and 1000s.
Thursday Students will review math skills using Edmentum.

 

Unit of Inquiry

Grade 2 will continue our Sharing the Planet Unit, Animal and Plant Survival in their Habitats. Students will make seeds spinners and think about how seeds can be dispersed by wind, by water and by animals.

 

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
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