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Grade 2 Newsletter, June 2 – 13

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For the coming weeks…

Reminders

  • School will be closed for Eid Al Fitr from Sunday, June 2nd to Thursday, June 6th. We will go back to our normal schedule Sunday, June 9th. Students will be picked up from line in the playground at 7h40.
  • Our final session of MAP testing will as follows: Mon., June 10 Math; Wed., June 12 Reading; and Mon., June 17 Language Usage.

 

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: Series Book Clubs.

Classwork Homework suggestion
Sunday We are learning to use what we know about characters to predict what they will do. 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: U.1

Monday Students will pay attention to how characters react to each other.
Tuesday Students will describe their character using personality traits.
Wednesday Students will write their MAP reading test.
Thursday Students will partner read to share their book series learning.

 

This week in Writers’ Workshop, Poetry:

Classwork Homework suggestion
Sunday Students will learn about diamante poems. Students can practice poetry writing at home using ideas they are passionate about or subjects they know lots about, even things they wonder about.

IXL Language Arts: X.1

Monday Students will write a small moment story.
Tuesday We are learning to use related nouns and adjectives.
Wednesday Students will publish their diamante poem.
Thursday Students will use Edmentum to practice language arts.

 

Math

Classwork Homework suggestion
Sunday Unit 7 math test IXL, Math, Fractions, W.1, W.2, W.3, W.4, W.6

IXL, Math, Subtraction, F.11, F.12

IXL, Math, H.8

Monday Students will write their MAP math test.
Tuesday Students will solve numbers stories with addition or subtraction.
Wednesday We are learning to think of fractions as part of a whole.
Thursday Students will review math skills using Edmentum.

 

Unit of Inquiry

Grade 2 will begin a new unit of inquiry called Drama, Drama, Drama. In this unit, students will consider what we need to put on a production of a familiar tale, elements of theatre and begin planning for our production. Students will use what they have learned to write a script.

 

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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