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What are we studying in Room 18

Math

 

Unit 1- Place Value

SOL - 2.1.1: The student will read and write numbers to 999 using numeration models.

2.1.2: The student will identify the place value and value of each digit in a three-digit numeral using physical and pictorial representation.

 

I can…* read and write numbers to 999.* identify place value & value of digits.

 

SOL - 2.1.3: The student will identify round two-digit numbers to the nearest tens. 

 

 

I can… round to the nearest tens place  

SOL - 2.1.5: The student will compare two whole numbers between 0 and 999 using words greater than, less than and equal to and symbols (<,>,=)

 

 

I can… compare numbers between 0 and 999 using greater than, less than and equal to and symbols (<,>,=)

Social Studies

     Citizenship

SS.2.1 The student will explain the responsibilities of a citizen, understand how people of the United States make contributions to their communities, the symbols and traditional practices that honor and foster patriotism and the developments and innovations in United States history.
(SOL 2.11, 2.2)

 

SS.2.1.1 Explain the responsibilities of a citizen. (SOL 2.11)

SS.2.1.2 Understand that the people of the United States of America make contributions to their communities and are united by common principles. (SOL 2.12)

SS.2.1.3 Understand the symbols and traditional practices that honor and foster patriotism in the United States of America. (SOL 2.13)

SS.2.1.4  Demonstrate knowledge of the United States by describing important developments and innovations in United States history, including developments and innovations related to communication and transportation. (SOL 2.2)

Writing/Communication

Composing Features

ELA.2.7 The student will write to effectively communicate ideas for a variety of purposes, including narratives, letters, simple explanations, and opinions.

(SOL 2.7; SOL 2.12; SOL 2.14)

ELA.2.7.3 Write in a variety of forms, including writing to inform/explain, to offer an opinion, and to narrate an experience (personal narrative).

ELA.2.7.3a Generate ideas before writing.

ELA.2.7.3b Organize writing to include a beginning, middle, and end.

  • Verbalize writing plan to a classmate or teacher.

  • Stay on topic.

  • Include events in sequence and a closure.

*ELA.2.7.5 Use available resources and technology for writing.

 

Written Expression

ELA.2.7 The student will write to effectively communicate ideas for a variety of purposes, including narratives, letters, simple explanations, and opinions.

(SOL 2.7; SOL 2.12; SOL 2.14)

ELA.2.7.4 Revise writing for clarity.

      • Clarify writing by including specific information.

      • Delete or add words to clarify meaning during the revising process.

ELA.2.7.4a Expand writing to include descriptive detail.

  • Begin to identify and use the following parts of speech in their writing: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives and commonly used adverbs.

ELA.2.7.4b Embed vocabulary from content areas.

  • Use specific vocabulary from content area study to express interests and knowledge (e.g., in discussions, by summarizing, through generating and answering questions).

*ELA.2.7.5 Use available resources and technology for writing.

 

Usage, Mechanics, and Spelling

ELA.2.8 The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. (SOL 2.11; SOL 2.13; SOL 2.14)

ELA.2.8.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, and mechanics.

ELA.2.8.1a Recognize and use complete sentences.

  • Identify the subject and predicate in order to recognize a complete sentence.

  • Avoid stringing ideas together with and or then.

ELA.2.8.1b Use and punctuate declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences.

  • Recognize how punctuation affects the intonation and meaning of written word.

  • Punctuate declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences (e.g., period, question mark, exclamation point).

Reading

 

 

ELA.2.4 The student will apply knowledge of word study skills to support vocabulary development when reading. (SOL 2.6; SOL 2.7)

ELA.2.4.2 Use knowledge of homophones.

ELA.2.4.5 Use context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words.

ELA.2.4.5a Discuss meanings of words and develop vocabulary by listening and reading a variety of texts.

ELA.2.4.6 Use vocabulary from other content areas.

 

ELA.2.5 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts.

(SOL 2.6; SOL 2.8; SOL 2.14)

*ELA.2.5.4 Visualize information in text, specifically by identifying sensory words that describe sights, sounds, smells, and tastes, and explaining how they make the reader feel.

ELA.2.5.5 Make and confirm predictions.

  • Use information from the text to make predictions before, during, and after reading.

  • Apply knowledge of story structure to predict what will happen next (e.g., beginning/middle/end, problem/solution).

  • Find evidence to support predictions (e.g., return to text to locate information, support predictions, answer questions).

ELA.2.5.6 Make connections before, during, and after reading text.  

  • Make connections before, during, and after reading text by connecting previous experience to specific elements of text (e.g., character attributes, setting, events, character actions, factual information). Connections may include text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world.

ELA.2.5.9 Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.

  • Identify the feelings of characters and support with text references.

  • Use information from the illustrations and words to demonstrate comprehension of characters, settings, and plots.

ELA.2.5.9a Identify the problem and solution.

  • Identify important events in a story including the problem and solution.

CW.ELA.2.5.6 Identify the conflict and resolution.

  • Identify the main conflict and resolution.

ELA.2.5.10 Identify the theme or main idea.

  • Determine the main idea or theme (the lesson or moral) of paragraphs and stories. For example, students may share that it is important to tell the truth because the character learned this lesson in the story.

  • Make connections to other texts with common themes.

ELA.2.5.11 Summarize stories and important events with beginning, middle, and end in the correct sequence.

  • Respond to what is read orally and/or in writing.

  • Organize and record information using graphic organizers (e.g., story map, sequence of events).

  • Describe the structure of a story (e.g., beginning introduces the story, ending concludes the action).

*ELA.2.5.13 Use available technology for reading.

 

ELA.2.6 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts. (SOL 2.6; SOL 2.9; SOL 2.10; SOL 2.14)

ELA.2.6.4 Make and confirm predictions.

  • Use information from the text to make predictions before, during and after reading.

  • Use information from a selection to find evidence to support predictions and confirm predictions.

ELA.2.6.5 Make connections using prior knowledge as context for new learning.

  • Use knowledge from their own experiences to make sense of and talk about a topic, recognizing similarities between:

    • personal experiences and the text,

    • the current text and other texts read, and

    • what is known about the topic and what is discovered in the new text.

ELA.2.6.7    Use text features to preview the text and to locate key facts or information.

      • Skim and use text features to assist in reading (e.g., headings, bold type, captions, italics, index, glossary).

      • Distinguish between information provided by pictures or illustrations and information provided by words in the text.

      • Explain how illustrations and images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify text.

      • Interpret illustrations, such as diagrams, charts, graphs and maps, to make predictions about the text.

ELA.2.6.9 Identify the main idea and important details.

  • Skim text (section headings, bold type, and picture captions) to locate information.

  • Determine important information.

  • State in their own words the main idea of a nonfiction selection.

*ELA.2.6.13 Use available technology for reading.

Our Schedule: 

P.E. @ 12:40-1:25
Wednesday - Music @ 9:55-10:35
Thursday - Art @ 12:00-12:40 
LUNCH @ 11:01-11:31 

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