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Second Grade

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 Language Arts:

Our Language Arts instruction is done through a balanced literacy approach. We use various strategies and techniques to meet all of the needs of our diverse learners.

 Some of the many ways we teach are:

§  Shared Reading and Writing

§  Modeling

§  Words Their Way for spelling

§  Small group instruction

§  Whole group instruction

§  Activeboard, Flipcharts, and Active votes

§  Itouches and Netbooks

§  Literacy Workstations

§  Writer's Workshop

§  Guided Reading

§  Independent Reading

§  Handwriting practice

 

Math:

We study many concepts throughout the year in math. We use technology (such as Netbooks, Itouches, Activeboards, etc) to reinforce the concepts we are teaching. We also use Singapore Math to teach many of the concepts. We also utilize both whole group and small group instruction in order to ensure the most success for our students. There is a lot of hands-on and workstation time to practice the skills as well.

The main concepts we study are:

§  Number concepts

§  Patterns and patterns in numbers

§  Fractions

§  Measurement

§  Probability

§  Graphing

§  Math Facts

§  Problem Solving

 

Science:

The units we study throughout the year are:

 §  Wonderful Weather

§  Balance and Motion

§  Habitats

§  Feathered Friends

 

Social Studies:

The units we study throughout the year are:

 §  Me and My World

§  All American Kid

§  A Hero in Every Heart

§  Show Me the Money

 

Resources

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Second Grade Homework Policy

Spring Branch ISD Grading Guidelines

Contacts

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 We are excited to have your child in second grade this year!

The Second Grade Team:

Rocio Aguilar (bilingual), Carly Deal,  Cristina Gossett, and Estella Shrand

You can also contact us at 713-251-7300