Remote Learning Week 3-4

2nd Grade Remote Learning

*If your child sees another teacher throughout our school day, please check out their website below for additional activities to practice during Remote Learning by clicking on their tile on the SYMBALOO Board. If you need assistance, please let me know! =)

 

1. Science:  Can you build a trap that can catch a bunny?  See the directions below:
  • Using some of the materials below and create a “trap” for a make-believe bunny.
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Rubber bands
  • String, tape
  • Plastic cups, paper plates
  • Paper, aluminum foil
  • Cereal or tissue boxes for cardboard pieces
  • Paper towel or toilet paper tubes
  • ***be creative and use whatever you have at home

You must have a lure for your “bunny” and your trap must have a door

  • STEP 1: IDENTIFY THE PROBLEM
    • What is the problem the challenge wants you to solve?
  • STEP 2: BRAINSTORM POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
    • What are some ways you can complete this challenge?
  • STEP 3: GENERATE IDEAS
    • What are the materials you will use?
  • STEP 4: EXPLORE POSSIBILITIES
    • Sketch one or two possible designs.
  • STEP 5: SELECT AN APPROACH
    • What design did you choose? Why?
  • STEP 6: BUILD YOUR MODEL
    • Did your idea work?
  • STEP 7: REVIEW AND ASSESS

What changes did you have to make from STEP 3 and STEP 4.

GOT YA!!! Take a picture of your trap and send it to me.

 
2. Language Arts

Fundations:  Please click on the links below and watch some of the videos each day to practice and review drill sounds. You can also click on the drill sound posters and practice being the drill sound leader to a family member.  

  • Use the word building board to practice building the following oi and oy words (you can also build any other words you can think of that fit these patterns):
  • soil, broil, point, tinfoil, boy, toy, destroy, enjoy
  • (Please click this link and then click mouse input for a computer or touch input for an ipad.  There will be tabs on the top of the document to click on to navigate for specific letters, vowels and other sounds.)
 
Reader’s Workshop: Knuffle Bunny Read Aloud
  • Think about a special object or toy you own. Now imagine that you lost it! Create a Missing Toy Poster for this special toy. You can create one on paper or complete the Seesaw activity. 
 
  • Independent Reading:  Read in your series book and respond about how characters respond to problems.
  • This chart may be helpful to use when thinking about your character https://tinyurl.com/Character-Trait-Chart
 
3. Math: Today is a Fluency Day. Practice math facts on Reflex and check the Activities section of Seesaw for fluency activities.
 
4. Social and Emotional  Learning April’s Habit is Sharpen the Saw:  https://tinyurl.com/vf2t8nz
 
5. Special Areas: Today is Wednesday. We have GYM. Please go to Mrs. Jurlina's website for today’s learning activity.

NEWS FLASH!!!

Ask a parent for permission first. Doug from the Mystery Science videos is inviting students into his home for a LIVE, 20-minute science show. He’ll answer real kids’ questions about the current situation we’re all dealing with, as well as share a few fun surprises.

Mystery Doug Livestream 

Tuesday, April 7, 10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern 

mysteryscience.com/live

1. Science:

Don’t forget to ask your parents: Mystery Doug Livestream 

Tuesday, April 7, 10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern 

mysteryscience.com/live

Today’s lesson:  

  • View Mystery Science Video “Why do birds lay eggs in the spring?”

https://mysteryscience.com/mini-lessons/birds-spring 

  • Vocabulary Words:

INCUBATE- when a bird sits on their eggs in order to keep them warm and bring them to hatching

FLEDGLINGS-young birds that are fully grown with wings and ready to begin flying.

  • Answer the following questions.
    • 1. Why do birds lay their eggs in the spring, and not other seasons?
    • 2. How do parent birds know their chicks are hungry?
 
2. Language Arts

Fundations:  Please click on the links below and watch some of the videos each day to practice and review drill sounds. You can also click on the drill sound posters and practice being the drill sound leader to a family member.  

  • Practice reading and spelling your trick words again for the week: favorite, early and ocean 
  • You can use any of the links below to practice spelling your trick words:
 

  Reader’s Workshop: 

  • Read Aloud:  Duck! Rabbit! Read Aloud 
  • Click on the link to listen to the story Duck! Rabbit! Read Aloud
  • After listening to the book, think about your OPINION. Do you think the animal looks more like a duck or more like a rabbit? Think of an idea to support your opinion.
    • I think it is a rabbit because __________________.
    • I think it is a duck because ___________________.
    •  View example- Example
 
  • Independent Reading:  Read in your series book and respond about how characters respond to problems.
  • This chart may be helpful to use when thinking about your character https://tinyurl.com/Character-Trait-Chart
 
3. Math:
  • Login to www.pearsonrealize.com 
  • View the assigned video to review the lesson again and hit submit
  • Click on the link to assist with vocabulary  Math Vocabulary
  • Complete the Quick Check and hit submit
  • Optional Practice- On Seesaw, login to your student account and click activities to access a math activity related to what we are learning!
  • Math Talk Stem- When talking about dividing shapes or completing the seesaw activity, students can use the following stem to guide their discussion.
  • This shape is a ______________. It is divided into ________ equal parts. The shape is divided into _______________. (halves, thirds, fourths)
 
4. Social and Emotional  Learning: April’s Habit is Sharpen the Saw:  https://tinyurl.com/vf2t8nz
5.   Special Areas: Today is Tuesday.  We have Media. Please go to Mrs. Stenard's website for today’s learning activity.

NEWS FLASH!!!

Ask a parent for permission first. Doug from the Mystery Science videos is inviting students into his home for a LIVE, 20-minute science show. He’ll answer real kids’ questions about the current situation we’re all dealing with, as well as share a few fun surprises.

Mystery Doug Livestream 

Tuesday, April 7, 10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern 

mysteryscience.com/live

 

1. Science: 

  • View Mystery Science Video: “Why do animals come back after going to warm places in winter?”
  • Vocabulary Word:
    • MIGRATION- to move from one place to another Answer the following questions.
  • 1. Why don’t migrating animals just stay where it’s warm?
  • 2. Why did the salmon swim across the road to get to the other side?
 
2. Language Arts
Fundations:  Please click on the links below and watch some of the videos each day to practice and review drill sounds. You can also click on the drill sound posters and practice being the drill sound leader to a family member.  
  • Check the activities in Seesaw and complete the oi/oy sort activity. Be sure to record yourself reading the sort aloud.
 

Reader’s Workshop: 

  • Read Aloud:  Please use this link to view and listen to the Read Aloud:  
  •  Reading—The Good Egg  Listen to the story using the link below:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5q2Z30Vi5U 
  •  While you are listening think about character traits that you would use to describe the Good Egg. 
  • Use the sentence frames below to frame your thoughts
    • The Good Egg takes care of his problem by____________.
    • I think the author’s message is_________________.
    • The Good Egg is ____________, __________, and _________.(list three character traits.)
    • How does “the Good Egg” take care of his problem?
    • What was the author’s message??
  • Think about what it means when they say “I am cracking up.”
    • Cracking up usually means____________________.
    • But in this story it really means________________.
 
Independent Reading:  Read in your series book and respond about how characters respond to problems.
 
3. Math: View the link to watch the lesson for the day  Math Lesson 15.5
  • Login to www.pearsonrealize.com 
  • View the assigned video to review the lesson again and hit submit
  • Click on the link to assist with vocabulary  Math Vocabulary
  • Complete the Quick Check and hit submit
  • Optional Practice- On Seesaw, login to your student account and click activities to access a math activity related to what we are learning!
  • Math Talk Stem- When talking about dividing shapes or completing the seesaw activity, students can use the following stem to guide their discussion.
  • This shape is a ______________. This rectangle can be divided into _________ equal squares. The repeated addition equation is ____________.
 
4. Social and Emotional  Learning: April’s Habit is Sharpen the Saw:  https://tinyurl.com/vf2t8nz
5. Special Areas: Today is Monday.  We have GYM. Use the Symbaloo to visit the link to Mrs. Jurlina's classroom.

1. Science: Day 5 Test/Improve/Reflection

If you can, test your ride. You can test your ride using a ping pong ball, marble, toy car, coin or anything else you can think of. 

  • Did your ride work the way you thought it would?

My ride _______________

  • What worked well?

The best part of my ride was____________________

  • What would you change about your ride to make it better?

I would change______________________________

 
2. Language Arts

Fundations:  Please click on the links below and watch some of the videos each day to practice and review drill sounds. You can also click on the drill sound posters and practice being the drill sound leader to a family member.  

  • If you are looking for additional fundations work or support for the week please click on the attached parent packet:

 

Day 5 Word Dictations

Listen to the following words below. Write down and mark up the words on the seesaw board or write them down on a paper and send it to your teacher.

 

Reader’s Workshop: 

  • Read Aloud:  Please use this link to view and listen to the Read Aloud:  

                       Read Aloud Day 2

  • Read in your series book and respond about how characters respond to problems.
 
 
3. Math: During our traditional school week the class has 4 Pearson math lessons.  One day of the school week the math period is shortened. On this day we engage in Fact Fluency activities.  We will continue to follow this model for Remote Learning as well.  
 
4. Purposeful Play: I know how much you love drawing and doing arts and crafts.  Get crafty today. You could make fortune-tellers, paper airplanes, etc.
 
5. Social and Emotional  Learning:
April’s Habit is Sharpen the Saw:  https://tinyurl.com/vf2t8nz 
6. Special Areas: Today is Friday.  We have Technology. Please go to Mrs. Kulpinski's technology website for today’s learning activity.

1. Day 4 Create

Before you create your rollercoaster or ride, watch one more video to get any last-minute ideas. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPLKi10TO7g

Use the materials that you have gathered and the plan you drew yesterday to create your ride. Tomorrow you will test your ride using a ping pong ball, marble, toy car, coin or anything else you can think of. Have fun!

 

2. Language Arts: 

Fundations:  Please click on the links below and watch some of the videos each day to practice and review drill sounds. You can also click on the drill sound posters and practice being the drill sound leader to a family member.  

            

Fundations Day 5 Sentence Dictations

Listen to the following sentences below. Write down and mark up the words on the seesaw board or write them down on a paper and send to your teacher.

 

Writer’s Workshop: Opinion Writing

 

Independent Reading:


3.  Math:

  • Login to www.pearsonrealize.com 
  • View the assigned video
  •  Click on the link to assist with vocabulary Math Vocabulary
  • Complete the Quick Check
  • Optional Practice- On Seesaw, login to your student account and click activities to access a math activity related to what we are learning!
  • Math Talk Stem- When talking about shapes or completing the seesaw activity, students can use the following stem to guide their discussion.
  • This is a cube. A cube has ________ faces, ________ edges and _________ vertices.

 

4.  Purposeful Play:  Put your favorite music on. Sing along and dance!

5.   Special Areas:  Today is Thursday- We have ART and MUSIC. Please use the Symbaloo above to check out Ms. Yersin's Art page and Mr. Murphy's Music Page

1. Science: Day 3 Plan/Draw
  • Create your own online roller coaster. View this link:

https://www.funderstanding.com/educators/coaster/ 

  • How to draw your own roller coaster

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4nzk6OYWAc

  • Tip:  Engineers always come up with a plan before they create. Using the materials that you gathered yesterday, draw or sketch what your ride will look like. Label your drawing as best as you can.
 
2. Language Arts:

Fundations:  Please click on the links below and watch some of the videos each day to practice and review drill sounds. You can also click on the drill sound posters and practice being the drill sound leader to a family member.  

  • If you are looking for additional fundations work or support for the week please click on the attached parent packet:

            

Fundations Day 3

      • Write the following oi and oy words in sentences.  Be sure to capitalize when necessary and use correct punctuation:  soil, noisy, point, destroy, enjoy

Reader’s Workshop:  

Independent Reading:

  • Read in your series book and respond about how characters respond to problems.
 
3. Math:
  • Reflex Math for fluency practice
  • Login to  www.pearsonrealize.com 
  • View the assigned video 
  • Click on the link to assist with vocabulary  Math Vocabulary
  • Complete the Quick Check 
  • Optional Practice- On Seesaw, login to your student account and click activities to access a math activity related to what we are learning!
  • Math Talking Stem- When talking about shapes or completing the seesaw activity, students can use the following stem to guide their discussion:
    • My shape is a __________. I know this because it has _________ sides and _________vertices.  

4. Purposeful Play:  Make a puppet and put on a puppet show.  You can use paper, plastic spoons, brown bags, popsicle sticks, crayons, markers, or anything else you may have available in your home.  Happy creating!  
 
5. Social and Emotional Learning
 
6.   Special Areas:  Today is Wednesday.  Our special today is GYM.  Use the Symbaloo to visit Mrs. Jurlina's website for today’s GYM lesson.
1. Science:  Day 2 Ask Questions and Brainstorm Materials. 

https://mysteryscience.com/energy/mystery-2/energy-conversion-engineering/33#slide-id-745 

Ask yourself the following questions:

    • Which roller coaster will be the fastest from the video? White or red? Why? 
    • What kind of ride do you want to design?
    • What materials will you need to build your ride?

Gather your supplies together. Here are some ideas for materials:

      • Plastic cups
      • Paper
      • Craft sticks
      • Tape
      • Paper plates
      • Tin foil
      • Cereal boxes for cardboard pieces
      • Tissue boxes
      • Paper towel tubes
      • Toilet tissue tubes 

***Be creative and use whatever you have at home

 

2. Language Arts:            

Fundations:  Please click on the links below and watch some of the videos each day to practice and review drill sounds. You can also click on the drill sound posters and practice being the drill sound leader to a family member.  

  • If you are looking for additional fundations work or support for the week please click on the attached parent packet:
 

Fundations Day 2:

  • Be sure to practice your drill sounds using the links above (make sure to include the double vowel team video in your practice this week).
  • Practice reading and spelling your trick words for the week: favorite, early and ocean 
 

Writer’s Workshop:  Today we are launching a new unit in Writer’s Workshop:  Opinion Writing  

 

Independent Reading:

 
3. Math:
  • Reflex Math for fluency practice
  • Login to  www.pearsonrealize.com 
  • View the assigned video 
  • Click on the link to assist with vocabulary  Math Vocabulary
  • Complete the Quick Check 
  • Optional Practice- On Seesaw, login to your student account and click activities to access a math activity related to what we are learning!
  • Math Talking Stem- When talking about shapes or completing the seesaw activity, students can use the following stem to guide their discussion:
    • My shape is a __________. I know this because it has _________ sides and _________vertices.
 
4. Purposeful Play:  Make a puppet and put on a puppet show.  You can use paper, plastic spoons, brown bags, popsicle sticks, straws, crayons, markers, or anything else you may have available in your home.  Happy creating!
 

5.  Social and Emotional Learning

6.   Special Areas:  Be sure to check out the special area teachers’ websites as well.  These teachers are also posting learning experiences for students.
     *Today we have: Media- please check out Mrs. Stenard's page above on the Symbaloo
Hi Families,

Today is the start of our 3rd week of Remote Learning.  You will notice our learning plan has been updated. The 2nd grade team collaborated with our Literacy Coach and Language Arts supervisor to develop this updated learning plan.  Should your child need remediation or enrichment opportunities, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am happy to continue to personalize instruction for our students.

 

1. Science: 

Day 1 Engineer and Design Research:

This week you will become civil engineers! Civil engineers are engineers who design structures, from bridges and buildings to train tracks and roller coasters! Your mission will be to design a roller coaster or another type of ride of your choice. To do this you will research videos of roller coasters and different types of rides.

  • Please watch the first video ONLY with the Mystery Doug video. We will not be doing the experiment in this video. We will be doing our own project.
 
2. Language Arts: 
 
Fundations:  Please click on the links below and watch some of the videos each day to practice and review drill sounds. You can also click on the drill sound posters and practice being the drill sound leader to a family member.  
  • For additional fundations work or support for the week please click on the attached parent packet:

Fundations Day 1 (Introduction):

  • Be sure to practice your drill sounds using the links above (make sure to include the double vowel team video in your practice this week).
  • Listen to the video introduction below to learn about oi and oy

Reader’s Workshop: 

  • Read Aloud:  Please use this link to view and listen to the Read Aloud.  Read Aloud Day 1
  • Read in your series book and respond about how characters respond to problems.

 

3. Math:

  • Reflex Math for fluency practice
  • Login to  www.pearsonrealize.com 
  • View the assigned video 
  • Click on the link to assist with vocabulary  Math Vocabulary
  • Complete the Quick Check 
  • Optional Practice- On Seesaw, login to your student account and click activities to access a math activity related to what we are learning!
  • Math Talking Stem- When talking about shapes or completing the seesaw activity, students can use the following stem to guide their discussion:

      *My shape is a __________. I know this because it has _________ sides and _________vertices.  

 

4. Purposeful Play:  Make it Monday.  Today’s play activity is to make an obstacle course.  Some ideas for supplies you could use to make you obstacle course are:  pillow, chairs, towels, blankets etc. Have fun!
 
5. Social and Emotional Learning:
6.   Special Areas:  Be sure to check out the special area teachers’ websites as well.  These teachers are also posting learning experiences for students.