Second grade is working hard on defining character traits and comparing characters in a story. We are working on personal narratives in writing as well as mastering a strong sentence using capital letters, punctuation, adjectives, verbs, and nouns. We have introduces number talks during our daily math time. This is a time for the students to work on their mental math and defending their strategies they used to complete a mental problem. Our math focus is adding and subtracting within 20 focusing on a variety of strategies. Social studies we are focusing on community. Science we are learning about plants, parts of the plant, and their job. We have also introduced Sanford and Harmony in our classrooms. This is our new social emotion program. Continue to read every night with your child and we encourage the independent use of Lexia and Iready at home!