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Second Grade Goals

 

Reading Goals

April 2017- How do things change? How do they stay the same? Students will focus on how familiar things change and how weather creates problems. In other words, students will understand change and how change can create difficulty as well as in a positive way.

May 2017-  What does it mean to be responsible? Students will focus on their knowledge weekly based on the concept of being responsible. How can we help others with problems, provide care for others, communicate and understand that we must follow the rules.

June 2017- Are tradition and celebrations important in our lives? Students will focus on finding out why traditions and celebrations are important in our lives. Students will also learn how different tradition and celebrations are shared.

 

Writing Goals

April 2017- Students will focus on writing about a topic and describing it in an essay. Description creates a picture of a person, place or thing. When you write a description, you use details that help the readers, see, hear. smell, taste, or feel what you are describing.

May 2017- Students will focus on sharing a writer's opinion and while trying to get the reader to do something. Students will use evidence in the form of reasons, facts, and examples to convince the reader.

June 2017-  Students will be able to write about a tradition that is important to our school, community, or country. Students will focus on using key words and information in their writing.

 

Math Goals

April 2017-   How do you use the values of coins and bills to find the total value of a group of money, and how do you read times shown on analog and digital clocks? Students will be about to tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m. They will also be able to solve world problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dies, nickels and pennies; using the $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. 

May 2017-  What are some of the methods and tolls that can be used to estimate and measure length? Students will measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks and measuring tapes.

June 2017- How do tally charts, picture graphs, and bar graphs help you solve problems? Students will generate measurement data by measuring lengths of several objects, or by making repeated measurements of the same object and showing the measurements by making a line plot.

 

Science Goals

April 2017- Students will review and discuss there grains food group and what the importance of eating a variety of healthy grains is to the body. Students will also discuss the difference between whole and refined grains as well as making whole-wheat dough. Students will focus on what types of food are proteins, why protein is good for us, how we use protein in our daily diets and discuss the differences between the proteins displayed. In addition, students will begin their investigation of plants by exploring how plants grow and how different habitat affect plant growth.

May 2017- Students will observe that plants reproduce from seeds, bulbs and mature plants. Students will also learn that not all plants grow alike as well as the life cycle of a plant.

June 2017- Students will observe that plants reproduce from seeds, bulbs and mature plants. Students will also learn that not all plants grow alike as well as the life cycle of a plant.

 

Social Studies Goals

April 2017-  The United States is founded on the principles of democracy, and these principles are reflected in all types of communities. Student s will focus on how the United States was founded on Democratic Principles (Dignity for all, equality, fairness, respect for authority and rules.) Students will also focus on how the Government protects the rights of citizens, promotes fairness, and keeps people safe.

May 2017-  What is the government and why do people need laws? The United States is founded on the principles of democracy, and these principles are reflected in all types of communities. Student s will focus on how the United States was founded on Democratic Principles (Dignity for all, equality, fairness, respect for authority and rules.) Students will also focus on how the Government protects the rights of citizens, promotes fairness, and keeps people safe.

June 2017-  Students will focus on how the Government protects the rights of citizens, promotes fairness, and keeps people safe.