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Grade 2-Highlights!! (27th to 29th August 2018)

Grade 2-Highlights!! (27th to 29th August 2018)

Highlights Of The Week

Unit of inquiry:

Transdisciplinary theme: How we express ourselves

Central Idea: People may use different art forms to express their culture.

  • The students celebrated the ‘Culture Day’ by presenting their culture.
  • The reflection of ‘Culture Day’ was taken through oral discussion. After the discussion, the students selected one culture as a class which they would like to explore and research further.

Language:

  • Revision of ‘Alliteration’ was done. Introduction of the figurative speech ‘Simile’ was done through a poem and class discussion.
  • The students played “Word Chain” game. This helped them to enhance their vocabulary.

Math:

  • The students applied their understanding of subtraction(without regrouping) and solved the sums related to it in their Math notebooks.

Regards,

Grade 2 Team 🙂

 

Grade 2-Highlights of the week!! (20th to 24th August 2018)

Grade 2-Highlights of the week!! (20th to 24th August 2018)

Highlights Of The Week

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Transdisciplinary theme: How we express ourselves

Central Idea: People may use different art forms to express their culture.

UOI:

  • The teacher unpacked the central idea.
  • Read aloud of “What is Culture?” was conducted.

Language:

  • The students were introduced to ‘Helping verbs’ through a song.
  • Comparison of two cultures was done in pairs using a Venn diagram/T-chart.
  • Dictation was conducted.
  • ‘Book Talk’ was conducted where the students shared their opinion about the book.

Math:

  • Revision of the concept of time was done.
  • Introduction of subtraction using Place Value Kit was done.

Homework for the day:

UOI: Complete the given worksheet.

Math: To be done in the Math HW notebook

Task 1 –  4,798 write its number name and Expanded form (Both the ways)

Task 2 – Write the place value of 4 in number 5,642.

Task 3 – Write the face value of 6 in 1,666.

Task 4 – 7,972 / 5,792 / 4,610 / 4,601 / 2,484 arrange them in ascending order.

Task 5 – 1,098 / 9,091 / 7,992 / 2,562 / 5,432 arrange them in descending order.

Task 6 – Skip count by 7 – 2,470 till 2,505

Task 7 – Write the number in standard form (in figures)- Three thousand two hundred and ten.

Task 8 – Write the predecessor and successor of 2,990

Note: 1) The homework is explained in detail by the teachers.

2) From next time the highlights will be posted according to the school’s cycle i.e. on every Day 6.

Dictation words for Friday 31st August 2018 are as follows:

next life together
hard always got
example those group
open both often
begin paper important

Regards,

Grade 2

Grade 2-Highlights of the week!! (13th to 18th August 2018)

Grade 2-Highlights of the week!! (13th to 18th August 2018)

Highlights Of The Week:

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Transdisciplinary theme: How we express ourselves

Central Idea: People may use different art forms to express their culture.

UOI:

  • The students reflected on the tuning in activity through a graphic organizer.
  •  To the check the prior knowledge, the students were asked to answer the question ‘What is culture?’.
  • The students selected portfolios of ‘Healthy Lifestyle’ unit.

Language:

  • Dictation was conducted.
  • Peer-reading: The students read the stories independently and shared the gist of the story with the class.

Math:

  • Revision of time word problems was done in the notebook.
  • Formative assessment was conducted through Learning Centers. The students performed various tasks like ascending/descending, number names, expanded form, addition, time word problems etc.

Homework:

Language and Math: Complete the given worksheets.

Note: The homework is explained in detail by the teachers.

Dictation words for Friday 24th August 2018 are as follows:

light saw along
thought left might
head don’t close
under few something
story while seem

Regards,

Grade 2 Team 🙂

Day 3-Homework for the day!! (14th August 2018)

Day 3-Homework for the day!! (14th August 2018)

Language: To be done in the Language HW notebook.
Read the story and answer the below questions in full sentences:-
1. What does Nani keep losing?
2. What were the different places she could find Nani’s glasses?
3. Write in short which activities Nani did during the day?
4. What did she decide to be while searching for glasses?
5. Where were the glasses found at the end?
Regards,
Grade 2 🙂
Grade 2-Highlights of the week!! (6th to 10th August 2018)

Grade 2-Highlights of the week!! (6th to 10th August 2018)

Unit Of Inquiry:

Transdisciplinary theme: Who We Are

Central Idea: Choices people make affect their health and well being.

  • The students enthusiastically showcased their learning during the ‘Health Fiesta’ event in front of their parents. We concluded the unit by taking end of the unit reflection.
  • The TUNING IN of our new unit ‘Culture’ was done by teachers’ performances.

Language:

  • Dictation was conducted.
  • Read aloud was done.
  • Introduction of ‘HELPING VERBS’ was done.

Math:

  • The students solved real life word problems related to time.
  • The students revised the concept of addition and subtraction through Pantry Simulation using coupons. They were given roles of buyers and sellers where they bought and sold the objects like buttermilk, lassi, chikki etc.

Homework:

Math and Language: Complete the given worksheets.

Note: The homework is explained in detail by the teachers.

Dictation words for Friday 17th August 2018 are as follows:

between own below
country plant   last
keep father school
tree never start
city earth eyes

Regards,

Grade 2 Team 🙂

GRADE 2-HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK!! (30TH JULY TO 3RD AUGUST )

GRADE 2-HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK!! (30TH JULY TO 3RD AUGUST )

Highlights Of The Week

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Transdisciplinary theme: Who We Are

Central Idea: Choices people make affect their health and well being.

  • Formative Assessment was conducted.
  • Guest Speaker session was conducted to help the students understand more about the food and to answer their queries related to the food and the nutrients.
  • The students were divided into groups according to the aspects of ‘Healthy Lifestyle’. Later, they started the preparation for their presentation.

Language:

  • Dictation was conducted.
  • Read aloud was done.
  • The students used language to explain, inquire and compare two food items by reading the nutritional facts behind the empty food packets and made an informed choice to eat healthy food.

Math:

  • Students practiced real-life word problems related to the time and addition.
  • Formative Assessment of 3D shapes was conducted.

Dictation words for Friday 10th August 2018 are as follows:

letter still high
mother learn every
answer learn near
found run add
study world food

Regards,

Grade 2 Team 🙂

Grade 2-Highlights of the week!! (30th July to 3rd August )

Grade 2-Highlights of the week!! (30th July to 3rd August )

Highlights Of The Week

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Transdisciplinary theme: Who We Are

Central Idea: Choices people make affect their health and well being.

  • Formative Assessment was conducted.
  • The students were divided into groups according to the aspects of ‘Healthy Lifestyle’. Later, they started the preparation for their presentation.

Language:

  • Dictation was conducted.
  • Read aloud was done.
  • The students used language to explain, inquire and compare two food items by reading the nutritional facts behind the empty food packets and made an informed choice to eat healthy food.

Math:

  • Students practiced real-life word problems related to the time and addition.
  • Formative Assessment of 3D shapes was conducted.

Dictation words for Friday 10th August 2018 are as follows:

letter still high
mother learn every
answer learn near
found run add
study world food

Regards,

Grade 2 Team 🙂

Day 5-Homework for the day!! (31st July, 2018)

Day 5-Homework for the day!! (31st July, 2018)

UOI/Language:

Click on the link given below and read the story.

https://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/6695582/Run-for-Fun#page/20

Answer the following in the UOI notebook:

Q1. What is the main importance of health and fitness?Why?

Q2. What changes Timmy could see in himself when he started running?

Q3. What did Timmy learn at the end of the story?

Regards,

Grade 2 Team:)