Weekly Lesson Plans

2nd Grade Chalker/Beckum Reading and Math Week of May 11th   

Reading

**LEXIA**

Please use the link below to access LEXIA at home. Students are familiar with the log-in process and use of this program. Please have your child work in LEXIA for a minimum of 30 minutes three times each week. I will be checking his/her progress each week.

https://www.lexiacore5.com/register  (You will be prompted to enter your teacher’s email address: or chalkern@mcduffie.k12.ga.us or beckumj@mcduffie.k12.ga.us  Your device will then be set up to log-in with your child’s student info which he/she should know from daily use at school.

 

For this week’s reading texts and activities you will be using scholastic.com to engage in read alouds, videos, and interactive activities related to a common theme each day including science & social studies, topics as well as additional draw and write activities for added fun and creativity! We are transitioning to Grade 3 Material with read aloud support and videos to assist you.  We have chosen a few read alouds and activities for each day, but you are encouraged to use the read aloud and videos for the entire day if you would like.  Everything you will need for this week (Day 1-5) is included in the provided link:

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-3-5.html

 

 

Day 1: Monday, May 11

Life Science – Habitats and Ecosystems

  • Hanging Tough

Rescuers use a sloth sporting event to help save one of the world’s slowest animals.

**Before you begin this story change the Lexile Level on the side bar (left) to 550.  Then use the Text to Speech feature on side bar (left) to have the story read aloud as you follow along.

  • Video - Hanging With Sloths

Watch a video about the different species of sloths.

  • Whales in the City - MEASUREMENT & DATA

Game - Build a Line Plot

An interactive game where students practice making line plots based on a set of fraction data.

 

 

 

Day 2: Tuesday, May 12

Storyworks Junior - Fiction Text

  • Fiction: Clean Start

A boy creates a robot to do his chores.

Use the Text to Speech feature on side bar (left) to have the story read aloud as you follow along. 

Pause and Think - Take time to answer the questions as you read the story. Use the Text to Speech feature on side bar (left) to have the story read aloud as you follow along. 

  • Video - Author Visit: Marlane Kennedy

The author of our fiction story talks about her inspiration and her favorite scene, and gives writing tips!

  • Slideshow

Interactive vocabulary slide show helps unlock challenging vocabulary words with great visual and audio support.  Use the speaker symbol to have each slide read to you.

 

 

Day 3: Wednesday, May 13

LIFE SCIENCE - Habitats & Ecosystems

  • We're Still Here!

Cuddly creatures make a comeback.

**Before you begin this story change the Lexile Level on the side bar (left) to 630.  Then use the Text to Speech feature on side bar (left) to have the story read aloud as you follow along.

  • Otters on the Rebound

Watch a video about marine mammals that are making a comeback.

  • Dogs or Cats?

Which makes a better pet?

  • Game – Quiz

Having trouble deciding which pet is your favorite? Take this quiz to learn what kind of pet best matches your personality!

  • Video

A History of Pets

Watch a video about the history of humans keeping animals as pets.

 

 

 

Day 4: Thursday, May 14

ENGINEERING - Design Process

  • A Better Brush

How an engineer's cat inspired an invention.  **Before you begin this story change the Lexile Level on the side bar (left) to 540.  Then use the Text to Speech feature on side bar (left) to have the story read aloud as you follow along.

  • Video

Inventions from Nature

Watch a video about how plant and animal adaptations have inspired different inventions.

  • Are Youth Sports Too Intense?

Use the Text to Speech feature on side bar (left) to have the story read aloud as you follow along. 

Complete the Fact or Fiction activity

  • Quiz

Take this quiz from the Tate Modern Museum in London to find out which painting shows the perfect sport for you. Plus, test your sports knowledge with this quiz from DKfindout.

  • Video

Edible Insects

Click the link "Burger Bugs?"  Watch a video about why people around the world are eating bugs.

 

Day 20: Friday, May 15

NUMBER & OPERATIONS - Whole Number Multiplication

  • Click the link: "How Do You Get to School?"

Watch a video to learn how kids around the world get to school.

  • Extraordinary Eyes

Meet animals that have a superpowered sense of sight

  • **Before you begin this story change the Lexile Level on the side bar (left) to 580. Then use the Text to Speech feature on side bar (left) to have the story read aloud as you follow along.
  • Math Talk - How might having more than 2 eyes be helpful to an animal? Explain.
  • What to Do

Multiplication is repeated addition. It allows you to add the same number to itself multiple times. You can model multiplication in many ways. One way is by drawing an array.

Complete the section by drawing an array for each prompt. This lesson builds on the Zoom lesson we had on May 6, 2020 during our 2nd Grade Meeting – Arrays.

 

Math

Monday 5/11/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Education.com – Free Worksheets for Students.   Then choose 2nd Grade.  Choose -  Telling Time to the Quarter Hour – Matching.  Download, Open and complete by marking your answers on your own paper.  You do not need to print this worksheet.  You can go to the answer section to check your work.

 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

    

Tuesday 5/12/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below). Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Education.com – Free Worksheets for Students.   Then choose 2nd Grade.  Choose -  Color the Fraction.  Download, Open and complete by drawing your own figure and coloring the fraction on your own paper.  You do not need to print this worksheet.  You can go to the answer section to check your work.

 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Wednesday 5/13/2020

  •  Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Education.com – Online Games.   Then choose 2nd Grade.  Math.  Then Choose -  Bar Graphing with Roly.  Play the game.

 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

 

Thursday 5/14/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below). Go to Education.com – Online Games.   Then choose 2nd Grade.    Then Choose -  Two – Three Digit Addition.  Play the game.

 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

 

Friday 5/15/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below). Go to Education.com – Online Games.   Then choose 2nd Grade.    Then Choose -  3 – Digit Place Value Machine.  Play the game.

 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

 

2nd Grade Chalker/Beckum Reading and Math Week of May 4th   

Reading

**LEXIA**

Please use the link below to access LEXIA at home. Students are familiar with the log-in process and use of this program. Please have your child work in LEXIA for a minimum of 30 minutes three times each week. I will be checking his/her progress each week.

https://www.lexiacore5.com/register  (You will be prompted to enter your teacher’s email address: or chalkern@mcduffie.k12.ga.us or beckumj@mcduffie.k12.ga.us  Your device will then be set up to log-in with your child’s student info which he/she should know from daily use at school.

 

For this week’s reading texts and activities you will be using scholastic.com to engage in read alouds, videos, and interactive activities related to a common theme each day including science & social studies, topics as well as additional draw and write activities for added fun and creativity! Everything you will need for this week (Day 16-20) is included in the provided link: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-1-2-week-4.html

 

Day 16: Monday, May 4

Animals and Plants - Seashore Habitat

  •      Watch the Story: Where the Wild Things Areby Maurice Sendak
  •      Complete: Which Came First
  •      Read the Book: Where Land Meets Sea by Allan Fowler
  •      Complete: Word Match
  •      Complete: Fact or Fiction
  •      Additional Activities:

Watch the Video: Seashore Science

Drawing Activity: Invent a Sea Creature

 

Day 17: Tuesday, May 5

Animal Studies - Squirrels

  •      Watch the Story: Scaredy Squirrelby Mélanie Watt
  •      Complete the Which Came First activity
  •      Read the Book: Squirrels
  •      Complete the Word Match activity
  •      Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  •      Additional Activities:

Dive Deeper: Explore the Web

Dive Deeper: Meet the Creators

 

Day 18: Wednesday, May 6

Plant Studies - Forest Habitats

  •      Watch the Story: Red Riding Hood by James Marshall
  •      Complete the Which Came First activity
  •      Read the Book: Forests
  •      Complete the Word Match activity
  •      Complete Fact or Fiction activity
  •      Additional Activities:

Dive Deeper: Explore the Web

Dive Deeper: Meet the Creators

 

Day 19: Thursday, May 7

Earth Science - Rocks and Minerals

  •      Watch the Story: Sylvester and the Magic Pebbleby William Steig
  •      Complete the Which Came First activity
  •      Read the Book: Rock Collecting by Elaine Pascoe
  •      Complete the Word Match activity
  •      Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  •      Additional Activities:

Dive Deeper: Explore the Web

Dive Deeper: Meet the Creators

 

Day 20: Friday, May 8

Social Studies - Firefighters

  •      Watch the Story: Dot the Fire Dog by Lisa Desimini
  •      Complete the Which Came First activity
  •      Read the Book: A Very Busy Firehouse by Alyse Sweeney
  •      Complete the Word Match
  •      Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  •      Additional Activities:

Dive Deeper: Explore the Web

Dive Deeper: Meet the Creators

 

Math

Monday 5/4/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math 320 Skills.  Choose Option M – Place Value.  15 -      Convert from expanded form - up to hundreds.  Complete 10 free problems.  After completing these problems, you can go back and complete 10 additional problems in Language Arts, Science, and/or Social Studies.  You are allowed 10 free problems per subject area each day.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

    

Tuesday 5/5/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

  •      Go to math-drills.com (link below). Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math 320 Skills.  Choose Option W - Fractions.  10 - Fractions of a whole: word problems.  Complete 10 free problems.  After completing these problems, you can go back and complete 10 additional problems in Language Arts, Science, and/or Social Studies.  You are allowed 10 free problems per subject area each day.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Wednesday 5/6/2020

  •  Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math 320 Skills.  Choose Option P - Money.  5       Count money - up to $5.  Complete 10 free problems.  After completing these problems, you can go back and complete 10 additional problems in Language Arts, Science, and/or Social Studies.  You are allowed 10 free problems per subject area each day.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Thursday 5/7/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math 320 Skills.  Choose Option P - Money.  17 - Purchases - do you have enough money - up to $5.  Complete 10 free problems.  After completing these problems, you can go back and complete 10 additional problems in Language Arts, Science, and/or Social Studies.  You are allowed 10 free problems per subject area each day.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Friday 5/8/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

  •      Go to math-drills.com (link below). Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math 320 Skills.  Choose Option I - Addition – Three Digits.  5 - Addition word problems - up to three digits.  Complete 10 free problems.  After completing these problems, you can go back and complete 10 additional problems in Language Arts, Science, and/or Social Studies.  You are allowed 10 free problems per subject area each day.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

  

2nd Grade Chalker/Beckum Reading and Math Week of April 27th  

Reading

**LEXIA**

Please use the link below to access LEXIA at home. Students are familiar with the log-in process and use of this program. Please have your child work in LEXIA for a minimum of 30 minutes three times each week. I will be checking his/her progress each week.

https://www.lexiacore5.com/register  (You will be prompted to enter your teacher’s email address: beckumj@mcduffie.k12.ga.us or chalkern@mcduffie.k12.ga.us ) Your device will then be set up to log-in with your child’s student info which he/she should know from daily use at school.

 

For this week’s reading texts and activities you will be using scholastic.com to engage in read alouds, videos, and interactive activities related to a common theme each day including science, social studies, & math topics as well as additional draw and write activities for added fun and creativity! Everything you will need for this week (Day 11-15) is included in the provided link: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-1-2-week-3.html

 

 

Day 11: Monday 4/27/2020

Animal Science - Bears

  • Watch the Story: Bear Snores On
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: A Bear Cub Grows Up
  • Complete the Word Match activity
  • Additional Activities:

An Alphabet Zoo – short poems about animals

Video: Grizzly Mom Teaching Cubs

Day 12: Tuesday 4/28/2020

Physical Science - Rainbows

  • Watch the Story: The Dot
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: All the Colors of the Rainbow
  • Complete the Word Match activity
  • Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: Rainbows in the Sky

Draw and Write: Start With a Shape!

Day 13: Wednesday 4/29/2020

Weather:  Snow

  • Watch the Story: The Snowy Day 
  • Read the Book: Snowy Weather Days
  • Complete the Word Match activity
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: What Do You Know About Snow?

Draw and Write: Day Sky or Night Sky?

Day 14: Thursday 4/30/2020

Animal Science - Life Cycles

  • Watch the Story: The Caterpillar and the Polliwog
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: A Tadpole Grows Up
  • Complete the Word Match activity
  • Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: From Tadpole to Frog

Drawing Activity: As I Grow Up

Day 10: Friday 5/1/2020

Earth Science – Trash and Recycling

  • Watch the Story: I Stink!
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: Garbage Trucks
  • Complete the Word Match
  • Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: What Happens to Our Trash?

Writing Activity: Follow that Trash!

 

Math

For this week’s math activities you will be using math-drills to practice your math facts and engage in interactive activities to practice math skills and concepts we have taught this year.  There are specific directions for each day using the provided links.  

 

Monday – Wednesday:  For the skills practice you will go to education.com – scroll to the bottom of the page – Under Learning Library click Games.  Find the game identified for the skill each day.

Thursday and Friday: 

 

Math Fact Practice Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Skills Practice Links:

Monday – Wednesday --  https://www.education.com/

Thursday – Friday --           https://www.adaptedmind.com/Math-Worksheets-Adaptive-v17.html?campaignId=770019025&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0MbFzbqv6AIVeSytBh1wOA0FEAEYASAAEgLCe_D_BwE&utm_expid=.JHOjJtz8RcayJrZTs2CK-w.1&utm_referrer=

 

 Monday 4/27/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAW

Candy Shop Array Game and One Digit Multiplication and Arrays Lessons.

Lesson Yum, candy! Make multiplication a little sweeter with this candy shop array. By listening to the narrator, second graders can find candy jars containing the correct multiplication array. To do so, they'll count rows and columns, gaining understanding of one-digit multiplication in the process. Also this math game is a tasty way for kids to prepare for multiplication.

Link:  https://www.education.com    

 

Tuesday 4/28/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

Secret Agent Addition to 100 and Three Digit Addition Lessons/Games.

Evil Mr. Cat is bent on shrinking the city, and it's up to your child to save Agent 00K9 and everyone else! In this action-packed addition game, kids practice two-digit addition up to 100. Perfect for students who are moving away from manipulatives, this number line game helps them strengthen mental math skills, and count when necessary.

 Link:  https://www.education.com

 

Wednesday 4/29/2020

  •  Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

  • Stop the Clock Game and Telling Time Lessons/Games

Stop the clock when the hands match the time you hear. In this crazy clock game, students will practice telling time to the nearest five minutes. Students enjoy the silly, fast-paced game play, while auditory and visual cues help to keep them on task and on time! This math skill is especially important for students in the second grade.

Link:  https://www.education.com

 

Thursday 4/30/2020

 

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

  • Adapted Mind Math Skills

Play Math Games in Adapted Mind – Use this site to engage in math activities that will assess your specific math skill needs and guide you along the learning platform.          

Link: https://www.adaptedmind.com/Math-Worksheets-Adaptive-v17.html?campaignId=770019025&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0MbFzbqv6AIVeSytBh1wOA0FEAEYASAAEgLCe_D_BwE&utm_expid=.JHOjJtz8RcayJrZTs2CK-w.1&utm_referrer=

 

Friday 5/1/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Adapted Mind Math Skills

Play Math Games in Adapted Mind – Use this site to engage in math activities that will assess your specific math skill needs and guide you along the learning platform.          

Link: https://www.adaptedmind.com/Math-Worksheets-Adaptive-v17.html?campaignId=770019025&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0MbFzbqv6AIVeSytBh1wOA0FEAEYASAAEgLCe_D_BwE&utm_expid=.JHOjJtz8RcayJrZTs2CK-w.1&utm_referrer=

 

2nd Grade Chalker/Beckum Reading and Math Week of April 20th  

 

Reading

**LEXIA**

Please use the link below to access LEXIA at home. Students are familiar with the log-in process and use of this program. Please have your child work in LEXIA for a minimum of 30 minutes three times each week. I will be checking his/her progress each week.

https://www.lexiacore5.com/register (You will be prompted to enter your teacher’s email address: beckumj@mcduffie.k12.ga.us Your device will then be set up to log-in with your child’s student info which he/she should know from daily use at school.

 

For this week’s reading texts and activities you will be using scholastic.com to engage in read alouds, videos, and interactive activities related to a common theme each day including science, social studies, & math topics as well as additional draw and write activities for added fun and creativity! Everything you will need for this week (Day 6-10) is included in the provided link: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-1-2-week-2.html

 

Day 6: Monday 4/20/2020

Earth Science: Ponds

  • Watch the Story: In the Small, Small Pond
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: Life in a Pond 
  • Complete the Word Match activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: A Pond is a Habitat - Ponds are bursting with all kinds of life!

Act-It-Out Activity: Guess the Pond Animal

Day 7: Tuesday 4/21/2020

Social Studies: Car & Bus Safety

  • Watch the Story: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: Car Safety 
  • Complete the Word Match activity
  • Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: Get to School the Safe Way - If you want to be safe all of the time, listen to these safety rhymes!

Draw and Write: Invent a Vehicle

Day 8: Wednesday 4/22/2020

Earth Science: Stars

  • Watch the Story: Stars! Stars! Stars! 
  • Read the Book: Looking Through a Telescope
  • Complete the Word Match activity
  • Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: What's in the Night Sky? - What can you observe when you look up at the night sky?

Draw and Write: Day Sky or Night Sky?

Day 9: Thursday 4/23/2020

Social Learning: Empathy & Kindness

  • Watch the Story: Stick and Stone
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: Empathy: I Know How You Feel! 
  • Complete the Word Match activity
  • Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: Choose to Be Kind - You can choose to treat other people well. Here's how!

Act-It-Out Activity: What Would You Do?

Day 10: Friday 4/24/2020

Math & Science: Measurement

  • Watch the Story: Inch by Inch
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: How Long Is It?
  • Complete the Word Match
  • Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: Science Tools - Learn about cool tools that help scientists investigate the world

Measuring Activity: How Many Spoons?

 

Math

For this week’s math activities you will be using math-drills to practice your math facts and engage in interactive activities to practice math skills and concepts we have taught this year.  This week (Day 1-5) gives specific directions for each day using the provided link:   https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Monday 4/20/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option P. Money 1 Names and values of common coins, 2 Names and values of all coins, 3 Count money - pennies, nickels, and dimes only, and 4

Count money - up to $1.00.  Complete these activities for 10 - 15 minutes. 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Tuesday 4/21/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option M. Place values  1 Place value models - tens and ones,

2 Place value models - up to hundreds, and 3 Place value models - up to thousands. Complete these activities for 10 - 15 minutes. 

 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Wednesday 4/22/2020

  •  Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option M. Place values  4 Identify a digit up to the hundreds place and  5 Place value - tens and ones, 6 Place value - up to hundreds and 7 Place value - up to thousands  Complete these activities for 10 – 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Thursday 4/23/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option M. Place values  6 Place value - up to hundreds and 7 Place value - up to thousands  Complete these activities for 10 – 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Friday 4/24/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option  W.      Fractions  1 Equal parts, 2 Identify halves, and         3  Identify thirds.  Complete these activities for 10 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Grade Chalker/Beckum Reading and Math Week of April 13th  

Reading

For this week’s reading texts and activities you will be using scholastic.com to engage in read alouds, videos, and interactive activities related to a common theme each day including science & social studies  topics as well as additional draw and write activities for added fun and creativity! Everything you will need for this week (Day 1-5) is included in the provided link: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-1-2.html

 

Day 1: Monday 4/13/2020

Animal Studies: Spiders

  • Watch the Story: Diary of a Spider
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: A Spiderling Grows Up
  • Complete the Word Match & Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: Tricky Spiders - Spiders have amazing ways of trapping their food.

Draw and Write: Invent a Spider!

 

Day 2: Tuesday 4/14/2020

Earth Science: Weather

  • Watch the Story: Come On, Rain!
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: Rainy Weather Days
  • Complete the Word Match activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: It's Raining, It's Pouring - What happens when there is too much or too little rain?

Draw and Write: Raining Bats and Frogs

 

Day 3: Wednesday 4/15/2020

Physical Science: Sound & Music

  • Watch the Story: Zin! Zin! Zin!
  • Read the Book: All About Sound
  • Complete the Word Match activity
  • Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: What's That Sound? - Listen up to find out how you hear sounds all around!

Draw and Write: Listening Ears

Day 4: Thursday 4/16/2020

Social Studies: Communities

  • Watch the Story: Giggle, Giggle, Quack
  • Complete the Which Came First activity
  • Read the Book: Living on Farms
  • Complete the Word Match & Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: Home in Three Communities - What kind of community do you live in? Watch and find out!

Draw and Write: Create Your Own Community

 

Day 5: Friday 4/17/2020

Life Science: Bones

  • Watch the Story: Dem Bones
  • Read the Book: You Have Healthy Bones!
  • Complete the Word Match
  • Complete the Fact or Fiction activity
  • Additional Activities:

Video: Bones, Bones, Bones! - There’s so much to learn about bones!

Spelling Activity: Whose Bones Are Those?

 

Math

For this week’s math activities you will be using math-drills to practice your math facts and engage in interactive activities to practice math skills and concepts we have taught this year.  This week (Day 1-5) gives specific directions for each day using the provided link:   https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

 

Monday 4/13/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option C. Names of numbers 1  Ordinal numbers up to 10th and 2 Spell word names for numbers up to 20.  Complete this activity for 10-15 minutes. 

 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

 

Tuesday 4/14/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option B  Comparing and Ordering.  3 Put numbers up to 100 in order and 4 Put numbers up to 1,000 in order. Complete this activity for 10-15 minutes.      

 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Wednesday 4/15/2020

  •  Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option Q  Time  3 Match analog and digital clocks and 4 Read the clocks and write the time – hour and half hour.  Complete this activity for 10 - 15 minutes. 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Thursday 4/16/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option G  Addition – two digits 3 Add a two-digit number and a one-digit number – without regrouping and 4  Add a two-digit number and a one-digit number – with regrouping. Complete this activity for 10 - 15 minutes. 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

 

Friday 4/17/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option  G.       Addition - two digits.     5  Add two-digit numbers without regrouping - sums to 100 and 6 Add two-digit numbers with regrouping - sums to 100.  Complete this activity for 10 - 15 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

 

 

2nd Grade Beckum Reading and Math Week of March 30 – April 3 

 

Reading

Monday 3/30/2020

  • Listen to the read aloud – “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs”.

Using a complete sentence write the point of view from which the story is told.

Using complete sentences:  Identify the characters and setting.  What is the problem in the story and determine if the problem is solved in the story.  Why? or Why not?  Use evidence from the text to support your answer.  Please find this week’s Skill Review below to refresh your understanding of the skills used in this lesson.

Link for text:   https://youtu.be/vB07RfntTvw

 

Tuesday 3/31/2020

  • Listen to the read aloud – “The Day the Crayons Quit”.

Using complete sentences identify the different points of view in the story and describe how the voice of the narrator helped you to identify the different points of view in the text.  Please find this week’s Skill Review below to refresh your understanding of the skills used in this lesson.

Link for text:  https://youtu.be/ZttMDho5HMw

 

Wednesday 4/1/2020

  • Listen to the read aloud – “Wacky Wednesday” by Dr. Seuss.

Using complete sentences answer the following questions:  1. What point of view is the story being told in?  2.  How did Wacky Wednesday begin?  3.  What was “wacky” about the clock?  4.  Identify three things that were “wacky” about the yard.  5.  Identify three things that were “wacky” about the hallway?  6.  What was “wacky” about the bathroom?  7.  Challenge yourself to find four more “wacky” things about the bedroom.  Please find this week’s skill review below to refresh your understanding of the skills used in this lesson. 

Link for text:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b653k3-_wIM&t=235s

 

Thursday 4/2/2020

  • Listen to the read aloud – “Hey, That’s My Monster”.  Using complete sentences answer the following questions:    Who’s point of view is the story being told from?  2.  Who is Gabe?  3.  How many tries does Emma’s brother have to find her perfect monster?  4.  Who was Stella?   5.  What do Gabe and Stella have in common with Emma and her brother?  6.  How are these monsters different from the monsters that we usually think of?  Please find this week’s Skill Review below to refresh your understanding of the skills used in this lesson.

Link for text:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4o6UObvan_4

 

Friday 4/3/2020

  • Listen to the read aloud – “I Wanna New Room”. Summarize the text using your own words. Be sure to include:  *Characters  *Setting   *Major Events  *Favorite Part in your summary.  Pretend that you are Alex.  Write a letter to someone that you live with to persuade (convince) them that you need a new room.  Please find this week’s Skill Review below to refresh your understanding of the skills used in this lesson.

Link for text:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjU8PSEWTv8

 

 

Reading Skill Review for the Week of March 23rd – March 27th

 

Characters:  Characters are the people, animals, or other creatures in a story.

Setting:  Setting is where the story takes place.

Summary:  Did I include:    Characters?   Setting?   Major Events?  Favorite Part?

Point of View:  The view from which the story is told.

    -The person who is telling the story

Point of View Could be:  * A character  *The author  *A narrator

First Person:  This is one type of Point of View.

When the story is told by one of the characters.

Words Used:   I  me  my  we  our

Example:  Today I saw my mom.

 

Second Person:  This is one type of Point of View.

When the author is talking to the person reading the story.

Words Used:  you  your

Example:  Today you saw your mom.

 

Third Person:  This is one type of Point of View.

When the story is being told by the narrator, who is a person outside of the story.

Words Used:  he  she  they  their  ‘names’

Example:  Today she saw her mom.

 

Comprehension Strategies:  Practice these strategies of what good readers do.

 VISUALIZE

Create a mental picture (or movie) of what is happening in the story.

MONITOR UNDERSTANDING

1)         Does this make sense?

2)         Re-read

3)         Summarize – put into your own words

QUESTION

Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?

PREDICT

What do you think will happen next?

CONNECT

Does this remind you of anything?

 

Persuasion:  A persuasive letter tries to convince the reader that a particular point of view is worthy of consideration.  You are trying to convince your reader that you need a new room. 

Be sure to do the following in your letter:  a. Capture your reader’s interest by stating a position/opinion. b. Maintain a focus.  c. Add at least three details to support your opinion. 

  1. Have a strong conclusion.

  

 

Math

Monday 3/30/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below). Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below). Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option A Counting and Number Patterns.  5 Skip-counting by twos, fives, and tens.  Complete this activity for 10 minutes.  You can also choose Skip-counting #1 – 4 by 2’s, 5’s, 10’s for more practice.

 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

 

Tuesday 3/31/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below). Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below). Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option B  Comparing and Ordering.  1 Comparing Numbers to 100.  Complete this activity for 10 minutes. 

 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Wednesday 4/1/2020

  •  Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option Q  Time  1      Match digital clocks and times.  Complete this activity for 10 minutes. 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

Thursday 4/2/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option Q  Time  2      Match digital clocks and times.  Complete this activity for 10 minutes. 

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8

 

 

Friday 4/3/2020

  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Interactive Math.  Choose Math Flash Cards.  Enter your initials and practice math facts (interactive) at your level for 15 minutes.
  • Go to math-drills.com (link below).  Go to Math XL.  Scroll down to 2nd Grade.  Click on Math  320 Skills.  Choose Option  G.       Addition - two digits.  Add multiples of 10.  Complete this activity for 10 minutes.

Link:  https://www.math-drills.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_-TQIrV5XLLkoYIbTbAzWoq126Ljb6Tv3QXTBXjdGCn2sGQ9USDKAWW8