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    Dear Parents,

    Together, you and I have a common goal, to help your child be a happy, well-adjusted student.  Communication between parents, teacher, and child is essential to a successful year.  I sincerely hope that you will feel comfortable in contacting me at any time regarding your child's progress.  We will have so much fun learning, growing, and getting to know one another this year.  I truly look foward to all the goals that will be accomplished and succesful moments that will be shared.  If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please feel free to contact me at jmuth@jacksonsd.org.  Thank you very much for your support and cooperation!  We are going to have a great year!

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    Monday:  Gym

    Tuesday:  Art  

    Wednesday:  Library   

    Thursday:  Computers 

    Friday:  Music 


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    Unit 2: Becoming Experts Reading Nonfiction

    This unit is designed to teach second graders the strategies of nonfiction reading. Students will focus their attention on growing knowledge as they pay attention to details and question texts.  They will tackle both the tricky word work and vocabulary development of nonfiction reading.  Readers will grow their knowledge across texts as they read topic sets of texts, comparing,contrasting and connecting information across texts.



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    Unit 2: The How-To Guide for Nonfiction Writing

    This unit welcomes second graders in the world of nonfiction writing by rallying them to write lots of little nonfiction books.  They wil learn that they can take anything they know a lot about and write in ways that teach their readers about the topic.  The unit helps second graders feel that puffed-up pride of being an expert and taps into their eagerness to show and tell by channeling them to write with details and with writerly craft. 



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    The students will deepen their understanding of word knowledge. They will be provided with opportunities to investigate and understand patterns in words.



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    Topic 6: Fluently Subtract Within 100

    Students will exchange 1 ten for 10 ones.  They will use use place value and models to subtract 2-digit and 1-digit numbers.  They will use place value and regrouping to subtract.  Students will use place value and models to subtract 2-digit numbers.  They will add to check subtraction.  They will subtract 2-digit numbers and decide when to regroup and when not to regroup.  The students will also use models and equations to solve word problems.  Lastly, they will reason about word problems and use bar diagrams and equations to solve them.




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    Unit 2 : Historical Symbols and American Identity

    Students will learn about the various symbols in American history (Liberty Bell, the bald eagle, the US flag, the Washington Monument, etc.). They will understand the origins of historical symbols and when and where they originated.


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    Launch Unit: Ocean Animals

    In this unit, students will investigate science and engineering practices in preparation for the preceding three content units within the grade. Through a themed launch, students will be guided through a series of scientific inquiry based activities as well as the design process steps and principles. This will allow students to independently work with content and its application for design solutions that are presented for units 2,3 and 4.




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    Important Dates


    January- 2nd Grade Jackson Food Pantry


    Friday, January 18- School Spirit Day

    Sunday, January 20- Harlem Wizards Game- JLHS

    Monday, January 28- In House Chorus Concert

    Tuesday, January 29- 5th Grade Chorus Concert 7pm at Liberty

    Friday, February 1- Teacher In-Service Day

    Sunday, February 3- Philly Pretzel Fundraiser

    Wednesday, February 6- PTN Meeting @7pm

    Friday, February 8- Family Book Fair (6:30-8:30pm)

    Friday, February 8- MVP School Dance

    Monday- Friday, February 11-15- Scholastic Book Fair

    Monday, February 18- No School President's Day

    Friday, February 22- Candy Bingo

    Thursday, February 28- Chick Fil A Fundraiser