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Mrs. Theis' 2nd Grade Math, Science, & Social Studies Class

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Oh, the places you'll go in 2nd grade!

Class Information:
Room #B-109

My Homeroom's Schedule:
7:45 - 8:15      Breakfast/Announcements
8:15 - 11:15    1st Period:  Math, Science, Social Studies (Theis)
11:15 - 12:00    PE
12:00 - 12:45    Lunch & Recess
12:45 - 3:25      2nd Period:  Language Arts and Reading (Smith)
3:30                 Dismissal

My Schedule:
7:45 - 8:15      Breakfast/Announcements
8:15 - 11:15    1st Period:  Theis' Homeroom
11:15-12:00     Conference
12:00 - 12:45    Lunch & Recess
12:45 - 3:30    2nd Period:  Smith's Homeroom

 

What We are Studying:

Week 1, Aug. 21 - Procedures, Journaling, Math:  Place Value. Science:  Using Inquiry Skills. Social Studies:  Making Good Choices
Week 2, Aug. 28 - Math:  Composing and writing 3-digit numbers. Science:  Science Tools. Social Studies:  Where is the U.S.?
Week 3, Sep. 4 - Math:  Different Ways to Show Numbers. Science:  Work Like a Scientist. Social Studies:  Good Citizens
Week 4, Sep. 11 - Math:  Comparing, Ordering, and Locating Numbers. Science:  Matter. Social Studies:  Rules and Responsibility
Week 5, Sep. 18 - Math:  4-Digit Numbers. Science:  Matter. Social Studies:  History and Time
Week 6, Sep. 25 - Math:  4-Digit Numbers. Science:  States of Matter. Social Studies:  Technology
Week 7, Oct. 2 - Math:  Addition Strategies. Science: Think Like a Scientist. Social Studies:  Technology
Week 8, Oct. 9 - Math:  Addition Strategies, Money. Science:  Think Like a Scientist. Social Studies:  Christopher Columbus
Week 9, Oct. 16 - Math:  Money. Science:  Changes in Matter. Social Studies:  Explorers
Week 10, Oct. 23 - Math:  Patterns and Strategies. Science:  Energy. Social Studies:  North American Indian Nations
Week 11, Oct. 30 - Math:  Problem Solving with Models:  Addition. Science:  Energy. Social Studies:  Changes for American Indians
Week 12, Nov. 6 - Math:  Problem Solving with Models:  Subtraction. Science:  Forces. Social Studies:  Changes for American Indians
Week 13, Nov. 13 - Math:  2-Digit Addition. Science:  Forces. Social Studies:  History of Thanksgiving
Week of Nov. 20:  THANKSGIVING BREAK
Week 14, Nov. 27- Math:  2-Digit Addition. Science:  Forces (Magnets). Social Studies:  Changes in America
Week 15, Dec. 4 - Math:  2-Digit, 3-Digit, and 4-Digit Addition. Science:  Forces and Magnets. Social Studies:  Changes in America
Week 16, Dec. 11 - Math:  2-Digit Subtraction, MOY Testing. Science:  Forces and Magnets. Social Studies:  American Celebrations
Week 17, Dec. 18 - Math:  2-Digit Subtraction. Science:  Forces and Magnets. Social Studies:  American Celebrations
Christmas Party (Tues, Dec. 19, 2:45 p.m.)
Dec. 21 - Jan. 3:  WINTER HOLIDAYS 
Week 18, Jan. 4 - Math:  2-Digit Subtraction. Science:  Earth's Resources-Rocks. Social Studies:  Maps
Week 19, Jan. 8 - Math:  2-Digit Subtraction Story Problems. Science:  Earth's Resources-Rocks. Social Studies:  Maps
Week 20, Jan. 15 - Math:  2-Digit Subtraction. Science: Earth's Resources-Water Sources. Social Studies:  MLK
Week 21, Jan. 22 - Math:  3-Digit Addition and Subtraction. Science: Earth's Resources-Water Sources. Social Studies:  Maps & Globes
Week 22, Jan. 29 - Math:  3-Digit Addition and Subtraction. Science: Natural & Human-made Resources. Social Studies:  People, Seasons, and Weather
Week 23, Feb. 5 - Math:  2-Dimensional Shapes. Science: Natural & Human-made Resources. Social Studies:  People, Seasons, and Weather
Week 24, Feb. 12 - Math:  3-Dimensional Shapes. Science: Landforms. Social Studies:  Famous Americans
Week 25, Feb. 19 - Math:  Fractions. Science: Weather. Social Studies:  Explorers/Famous Americans
Week 26, Feb. 26 - Math:  Fractions. Science: Weather. Social Studies:  Famous Americans
Week 27, Mar. 5 - Math:  Pictographs & Bar Graphs. Science: Weather. Social Studies:  Presidents and Patriots
Week of Mar. 12:  SPRING BREAK
Week 28, Mar. 19:  Math:  Pictographs & Bar Graphs. Science: Weather Patterns. Social Studies:  American Symbols
Week 29, Mar. 26:  Math:  Time. Science: Weather Affects Living Things. Social Studies:  American Symbols
Week 30, Apr. 2:  Math:  Time. Science: Weather. Social Studies:  American Cultures
Week 31, Apr. 9:  Math:  Measuring Length. Science: Planets and Stars. Social Studies:  Governments, Rights, Responsibilities
Week 32, Apr. 16:  Math:  More Measurement. Science: Day and Night. Social Studies:  Scientists, Artists, Inventors
Week 33, Apr. 23:  Math:  Multiplication/Division Concept. Science: Plant and Animal Needs. Social Studies:  Families and Trade
Week 34, Apr. 30:  Math:  Multiplication/Division Concept. Science: Plant and Animal Needs. Social Studies:  Resources and Choices
Week 35, May 7:  Math:  Concept in Finance. Science: Environments for Living Things. Social Studies:  Goods and Services
Week 36, May 14:  Math:  Concept in Finance. Science: Animal and Plant Characteristics. Social Studies:  Money and Markets
Week 37, May 21:  Math:  Review. Science: Review. Social Studies:  Review

About Your Teacher:
Bachelor's Degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations:  University of Texas at San Antonio, 2000
Teaching Certification:  Region 20 Education Service Center, 2015
The 2017-2018 school year is my third year teaching at Jourdanton Elementary.

Web Sources:

The following sources may be helpful for reviewing or previewing concepts we are learning in class.

MATH
Brainpop Jr. Math Videos
User:  jourdanton PW: ican

Once you log in, you can search for the subject you want to to view.

Cool Math Games

Math Songs
Place Value for Kids (1:07) Place Value Rap (1:08) Place Value: Ones, tens, hundreds (3:28) Comparing Numbers by Place Value (3:47) 
Number Gators (0:58)
 Greater Than, Less Than (3:40)

Addition Action (2:40) My Dog Addition (2:56) Learning Addition (Doubles) (3:12) Add ‘em Up (3:19)

JH Show Me the Money (2:08) Coin Song (3:05) JH Money Song (3:20) Number Rock Coins (3:33)
Even and Odd Rock 2 the Core (1:25) JH Count by 2s (2:28) Odd Number Song (3:06) JH Dancing 2s (3:13) JH Exercise Count by 5s (3:22) Even Number Song (3:57) 

SCIENCE

Brainpop Jr. Science Videos
User:  jourdanton PW: ican
Once you log in, you can search for the subject you want to to view.
Science Kids
Moon Phases

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Texas Studies Weekly Newspaper
User:  jourdanton PW: indians

Preamble
‚ÄčMy Country 'Tis of Thee
Charters of Freedom
Congress for Kids