Krista Gargiulo

2A Zoom Meetings:
 
Monday-10:30am
Wednesday-10:30am
Friday-10:30am
 
 
2A Specials:
 
Mondays~ Music
Tuesdays~ Educate to Innovate and Tech Lab
Wednesdays~ Health, World Language, and P.E.
Thursdays~ World Language 
Fridays~ World Language, Art, and P.E.
Day 60-Thursday, June 18th
Good morning 2A! I cannot wait to see you this morning for our end of the year send off! I have a special bag of goodies for you all :) I know you are all going to do amazing things in third grade. Have an amazing summer <3
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Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 59-Wednesday, June 17th

Good morning 2A! I can't wait to see you at 10:30 for our LAST second grade meeting. We will be looking back and sharing our favorite memory from this year. Today, you will be creating a Father's Day card. Show your creativity, and have fun! Also, it's Virtual Exploration Day, so have fun exploring! :)
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Virtual Exploration Day: https://4.files.edl.io/e615/06/16/20/185705-7f0ab72a-55f3-4bf0-ae03-0cb2c7f90509.pdf

Fun Activities: Complete a Second Grade Memory Book on Seesaw. Father's Day activity examples are on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 58-Tuesday, June 16th

Good morning 2A, and I hope you enjoyed your Related Arts Day yesterday. Have fun during Virtual Field Day!

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Virtual Field Day~ Please go to Dr. Delcalzo’s website, and follow his directions. You may reach out to him with any questions.

 

Fun Activity: Complete summer activity on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 57-Monday, June 15th
Good morning 2A, and I hope you had a fantastic weekend! Today is Virtual Related Arts Day, which your special area teachers assigned to North Cliff students. Have fun, and see you at our meeting! 
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Monday, June 15, 2020- Today is Related Arts Day!

 

What have you done for fun during quarantine?  Music, art, building, creating, planting, cooking, exploring, hands-on projects, video creation, composition, performing, writing, hiking, riding bicycles, playing outside? Let’s take a day to explore the beauty that the arts can bring to our lives. 

 

What should you do?

 

  1. Click on this link to go to the Virtual Related Arts Day Activity Choice Board for North Cliff! 

 

NC Virtual Related Arts Day Activity Choice Board Link: 

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1quhFTb-HjdplNjqdZYZjikI30Y5q1d1sbkviKEw7t6U/present 

 

  1. Slides 1-3 Contain links to 14 different activity choices –

Complete 4 (or more) activities (these are your classes for the day)

Each activity should take about 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete.

 

  1. Slides 4, 5, & 6 is The Related Arts Gallery.  These slides contain pictures and videos of Arts Activities from all different classes and programs during the 2019-2020 year.  You can see our Virtual Spring Musical Aladdin Jr, watch Annie Kids, check out cool projects and events throughout the year in almost all of our classrooms!  Look to see if you are featured in the Photo Gallery Project!!   

Fun Activity: Complete the assigned memory activity on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 56-Friday, June 12th

Good morning 2A! You will have a special visitor on your Zoom meeting today. :) If you have not done so, please sign my yearbook! I love reading all of your messages: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1sIjV6ByPerO-FuPXO9j3ARhptE0CKbaKvNe8H9GoG_s/edit?usp=sharing

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Today you are going on a virtual vacation around the world!! Click this link to begin: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1QvZg18E35GTCeWf-ev3XmOnRReaAsKISaRJkIdtTZ2c/edit?usp=sharing

Click on the blue airplanes to explore the destinations. Press play on the videos, and then use your mouse to pull the video to see a 360 view all around the screen. Answer the questions on slide #3 in Seesaw.

SAFE TRAVELS!!

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 55-Thursday, June 11th

Good morning 2A! It was so fun hearing about your favorite vacations yesterday. If you have not done so, please don't forget to sign my yearbook! I love reading all of your messages: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1sIjV6ByPerO-FuPXO9j3ARhptE0CKbaKvNe8H9GoG_s/edit?usp=sharing Enjoy your trip today!pic day 55

Today you are going to Disney World!! Click this link to begin: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1c_gg6vJnGDU3bJG3t-wHmPMrRiTZyOepSr5pIKv8Uh0/edit?usp=sharing

Click on slide #2. Click the blue airplane icons to explore different parts of DISNEY!!! When you are done, go to slide #3. Answer the questions from this slide on Seesaw. :) 

HAVE A MAGICAL TIME!! 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 54-Wednesday, June 10th
Good morning 2A! We will be telling a story together on Zoom at 10:30! Thank you for the wonderful messages on my yearbook!pic day 54

Today you are going on an animal adventure!! Click this link to begin: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1O8Uu2isbXWtcCRHEZALRs2hAz6yKG7emuZqYWa15NZc/edit?usp=sharing

You will be searching the live cams for all kinds of animals on your adventure today! Click on the airplanes to open the links to travel.

Remember to answer the questions on slide #3, and turn in your response on Seesaw when you are done! 

Watch out for lions, tigers, and bears… OH MY!!

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 53-Tuesday, June 9th

Good morning 2A! I loved getting to read to you during our Zoom meeting yesterday! I hope you enjoyed the folktale. Have a wonderful day!

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Reading: Please follow the directions on the Seesaw activity on sloths. Complete the first slide by typing your answers in complete sentences. The second slide of activity examples is optional. 


Math: Please complete the spiral review worksheet and activity on Seesaw. 


Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/materials/mystery-2/classify-materials-insulators-properties/65?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 2: Can You Really Fry an Egg On a Hot Sidewalk? If you do not have a parent or sibling to talk to about the questions, you can just think about the answers or talk to yourself! Completing the experiment is optional. You can stop the mystery when you get to the extensions page.


EXTRA: Now that you have virtually signed each other's yearbooks, it is time to sign mine! Please click the link to sign my yearbook! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1sIjV6ByPerO-FuPXO9j3ARhptE0CKbaKvNe8H9GoG_s/edit?usp=sharing


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 52-Monday, June 8th
Good morning 2A! I hope you had a great weekend! I can't wait to see you today at our class meeting at 10:30am. Have a great Monday!
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ELA: Choose a non-fiction book on Epic to read first. Then, complete the reading response on Seesaw. 

 

Math: Please complete the spiral review worksheet and activity on Seesaw.

 

Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/materials/mystery-1/materials-properties-engineering/64?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 1: Why Do We Wear Clothes? If you do not have a parent or sibling to talk to about the questions, you can just think about the answers or talk to yourself! Completing the experiment is optional. You can stop the mystery when you get to the extensions page.

 

EXTRA: Please be sure to check the email regarding the yearbook signing details. This is a mandatory assignment and due TODAY!!

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 51-Friday, June 5th

Good morning 2A, and Happy Friday! I am so excited for you to sign each other's yearbooks. Please be sure to have it completed by Monday, 6/8. Also, please bring a piece of paper and a pencil to today's meeting. We will be playing Pictionary! Have a super weekend!

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ELA: Please complete the Seesaw activity on “Knuffle Bunny.” Please follow the directions and answer in complete sentences

 

Math: Please complete the 2 spiral review worksheets and activity on Seesaw.

 

Science: Go to sn2.scholastic.com. Click “Login” and “I am a student.” Enter the password lakecrow498 and click “sign in.” Click on the article “Butterflies Are Back!” Watch the video for the article. Then, click the slideshow of the vocabulary words and read each vocabulary word and definition. Listen to and read the issue. Complete the questions on the back page. Play the game. Last, complete the attached butterfly diagram worksheet. Work is on Seesaw.

 

EXTRA: Please be sure to check the email regarding the yearbook signing details. This is a mandatory assignment and due on Monday, June 8th.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 50-Thursday, June 4th

Good morning 2A! It was so much fun playing charades with you yesterday! I also loved your answers for your "Yes Day."

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ELA: Please complete the Seesaw activity on “Fishing With Sam.” Please follow the directions and answer in complete sentences. 

 

Math: Please complete the spiral review worksheet and activity on Seesaw.

 

Science: Go to sn2.scholastic.com. Click “Login” and “I am a student.” Enter the password lakecrow498 and click “sign in.” Click on the article “The Volcano That Stopped Summer” from the April issues. Watch the video for the article. Then, click the slideshow of the vocabulary words and read each vocabulary word and definition. Listen to and read the issue. Complete the questions on the back page. Play the game. Last, complete the attached comprehension worksheet. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 49-Wednesday, June 3rd

Good morning 2A. I can't wait to see you at 10:30 today. We will be playing charades!

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ELA: Listen to the story “Yes Day” first: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAbP9G_mWGo Then, complete the activity on Seesaw about what your Yes Day would be like.

 

Math: Please complete the spiral review worksheet and activity on Seesaw.

 

Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/biodiversity/mystery-3/biodiversity-engineering/176?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 3: How Could You Get More Birds to Visit a Bird Feeder? If you do not have a parent or sibling to discuss the questions with, you can just think about the answers or talk to yourself! You will need to print the “My Bird Feeder” worksheets to plan out a bird feeder (uploaded on Seesaw). Actually creating a bird feeder is optional. You can stop the mystery when you get to the extension activities page. Upload your completed worksheets on Seesaw. 

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 48-Tuesday, June 2nd
Good morning 2A. I loved our class meeting yesterday. It was so much fun! Enjoy your day.
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Reading: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 30 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then reading the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. Be sure to read a fiction story today.


Writing: Please complete the book report on Seesaw based on the book you read on RazKids. 

 

Math: Please complete the spiral review worksheet and activity on Seesaw.

 

Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/biodiversity/mystery-2/biodiversity-habitats-species/175?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 2: Why Do Frogs Say “Ribbit”? Be sure to complete the activities throughout the lesson. You will need to print the “Who’s Calling?” and “How Many Kinds of Frogs?” worksheets (uploaded on Seesaw). If you do not have a parent or sibling to talk to about the frog questions, you can just think about the answers or talk to yourself! You can stop the mystery when you get to the extension activities page. Upload your completed worksheets on Seesaw. 

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 47-Monday, June 1st
Good morning 2A, and Happy June! I can't wait to see you at 10:30!
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Reading: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 30 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then reading the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. 


Writing: Please complete the writing activity on Seesaw to share about what you did over the weekend. 

 

Math: Today we will begin reviewing math concepts that we worked on throughout the school year. Please complete the spiral review worksheet and activity on Seesaw. 

 

Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/biodiversity/mystery-1/biodiversity-classification/174?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 1: How Many Different Kinds of Animals Are There? Be sure to complete the activities throughout the lesson. You will need scissors, pieces of paper, a pencil, and the printed animal/challenge cards (uploaded on Seesaw). If you do not have a parent or sibling to talk to about the animals, you can just think about the answers or talk to yourself! You can stop the mystery when you get to the extension activities page. Upload a picture of your completed card activities on Seesaw. 

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 46-Friday, May 29th 

Good morning 2A! I can't wait to see you all on Zoom at 10:30. We will be continuing two truths and a lie for those of you who did not get a chance to go yet. Have a wonderful weekend!
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Reading: 

Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 30 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then read the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. 


Grammar: We will continue learning about adverbs today. First, listen to the read aloud about adverbs at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_tz1Z1_R1w. Then, complete the assigned activity on Seesaw. After that, go to IXL and complete VV.8:Choose between adjectives and adverbs. 


Math: 

Please complete the worksheet describing some things you do in the A.M. and some things you do in the P.M. Work is on Seesaw. 


Social Studies: Today will be our final day working with maps. Today, you will be focusing on where you live, because it is very important to know that information! Work is on Seesaw.


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 45-Thursday, May 28th
Good morning 2A. You all did a wonderful job at our meeting yesterday. Good luck on your math test, and try your best!
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Reading: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 30 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then reading the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. 


Grammar: Today we will be learning about adverbs. First, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94aFcx6oliY. Then, complete the assigned activity on Seesaw. After that, go to IXL, and complete the grammar standard VV.7: Identify adverbs. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Math: Today is your math test on money and telling time. Please be sure to try your best and complete all 4 pages. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Social Studies: Today you will be creating a map of our classroom, since we all miss it so much! Remember to fill in the map key with symbols and words and also to tap the microphone icon to explain what you drew on your map. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 44-Wednesday, May 27th

Good morning 2A! Today on Zoom, we will be playing two truths and a lie. Come prepared with two truths and one lie about yourselves. Your classmates will try to guess the lie. See you at 10:30!

 

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Reading: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 30 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then reading the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. 


Grammar: We will continue learning about adjectives today. First, listen to the read aloud about adjectives at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dj2VvyhA-8. Then, complete the assigned activity on Seesaw. After that, go to IXL and complete VV.3: Identify the adjective that describes the noun.

 

Math: For math today, you will be reviewing for your math test tomorrow.  First, please complete the 2 review pages.  Then, go to:https://www.splashlearn.com/time-games-for-2nd-graders to play a telling time math game. Work is on Seesaw. 


Social Studies: Complete the Seesaw activity to create a map of your bedroom. Remember to create a map key too! Work is on Seesaw.


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 43-Tuesday, May 26th

Good morning 2A! I hope you enjoyed the long weekend with your families. Have a great day!

 

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Reading: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 30 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then reading the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. 


Grammar: You will be learning about adjectives today. First, watch the video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4f3H12YNlxo. Then, complete the assigned activity on Seesaw. After, go to IXL and complete VV.4.

 

Math: For math today, you will be reviewing for your math test on Thursday.  First, please complete the 2 review pages.  Then, go to: https://www.mathgames.com/money to play a money math game. Work is on Seesaw. 


Social Studies: Yesterday we celebrated Memorial Day. Watch this video to learn more about the holiday https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCJApBnLcAo Then, color the American flag ribbon to hang up on a window or door in your house. After this, there is an optional word search activity that you can complete. 


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo



Day 42-Thursday, May 21st

Good morning 2A! I hope you enjoyed the scavenger hunt! I wish you all a happy, long weekend with your families!

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ELA: Please complete the assigned reading response on The Bad Seed. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Math: Go to: https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/common/video/video.html#videoId=ref:En_732 to watch a math video on the difference between A.M and P.M. Then, please complete the attached math page and Seesaw activity. 

Work is on Seesaw.

 

Social Studies: In recognition of Mental Health Day and noticing the things that make each one of us unique, please complete the worksheet on Seesaw, and tell us what makes you special! After this is finished, please complete the assigned Seesaw activity. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 41-Wednesday, May 20th

Good morning 2A. I can't wait to see you on Zoom at 10:30 today. We will be doing a scavenger hunt around your home!

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ELA:First, listen to the read aloud at:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fkR7X4SevE

Please complete the assigned reading response on Chrysanthemum. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Math:

Go to: https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/common/video/video.html#videoId=ref:En_904 to watch a math video on telling time. Then, please complete the attached math page and Seesaw activity. When playing the game, please change the option to “five minutes.”

Work is on Seesaw.

 

Social Studies:

Oh no! There is a fire at the library, and you and the other firefighters need to put it out to save all of the books! Complete the assigned activity on Seesaw to use cardinal directions to describe how to get from the fire station to the library. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 40-Tuesday, May 19th
Good morning 2A! I hope you enjoyed learning some more about telling time during our Zoom lesson yesterday. Have a great Tuesday!
 
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ELA: Please complete the assigned reading response on Big Al. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Math: Go to: https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/common/video/video.html#videoId=ref:En_730 to watch a math video on telling time to the 5 minutes. Then, please complete the attached math page and Seesaw activity. 

Work is on Seesaw.

 

Social Studies: We will continue to learn about maps today! Watch the following video to review what a compass rose is and what the four cardinal directions are: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axalHsSfdLY

Then, complete the assigned activity on Seesaw. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 39-Monday, May 18th
Good morning 2A! I hope you had a great weekend! I can't wait to see you all on Zoom at 10:30. We will be talking about telling time today!
 
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ELA: Please complete the assigned reading response on Elmer the Elephant. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Math: Go to: https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/common/video/video.html#videoId=ref:En_903 to watch a math video on telling time to the hour and half hour. Then, please complete the attached math page and Seesaw activity.

Work is on Seesaw.

 

Social Studies: This week, we will be learning about maps! Watch this introduction video to learn about maps: https://jr.brainpop.com/socialstudies/geography/readingmaps/

Click “request free access” at the top of the page to gain access. Then, complete the assigned Seesaw activity on maps. Work is on Seesaw.

Day 38-Friday, May 15th

Good morning 2A! I can't wait to see you all on Zoom today in your book clubs. Have a wonderful weekend!

Reading/Writing: 

Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “The Case of the Uncrackable Code”~

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen: Bottle Throttle” ~ chapter 9

Butterflies group: “Milo & Jazz Mysteries: The Case of the Purple Pool” ~ chapter 10

When you complete your book, please write a new chapter about what could happen after the book ends. Make sure you read the directions on the worksheet. Work is on Seesaw.


Math: 

Today is your math test on shapes and fractions. Please be sure to try your best and complete all 4 pages independently. Work is on Seesaw. 


Science: Now that you have learned about all of the planets in our solar system, it is time for you to create your own planet. First draw and color your planet on the attached worksheet. Give your planet a name and write 3 facts about your planet. 3...2...1...Blast off...to the new planet! Work is on Seesaw.



Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 37-Thursday, May 14th

Good morning 2A. I hope you had fun listening to Stone Soup yesterday! Have a great day!

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Reading: 

Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “The Case of the Uncrackable Code”~ chapters 7 and 8

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen: Bottle Throttle” ~ chapters 7 and 8

Butterflies group: “Milo & Jazz Mysteries: The Case of the Purple Pool” ~ chapters 7,8, and 9

 

Writing: 

Today in writing, you will be writing a paragraph about your favorite hobby. A hobby is an activity that you enjoy doing. Some examples of hobbies are playing a sport, dancing, singing, playing an instrument, painting, and drawing.  Be sure to include what your opinion on that hobby is and at least three reasons why it is your favorite.  Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Math: 

For math today, you will be reviewing for your math test tomorrow.  First, please complete the 2 review pages.  Then, go to IXL.com and complete standard U.4: compare vertices, edges, and faces. 

Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Science: 

Neptune is a very similar planet to Uranus. Explore the websites posted and see if you can find out what makes them so similar. Then, write 3 facts about this planet. The more you explore, the more you will learn. Let’s go! Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 36-Wednesday, May 13th

Good morning 2A. I can't wait to see you on our Zoom meeting at 10:30!!

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Reading: 

Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “The Case of the Uncrackable Code”~ chapters 5 and 6

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen: Bottle Throttle” ~ chapters 5 and 6

Butterflies group: “Milo & Jazz Mysteries: The Case of the Purple Pool” ~ chapters 5 and 6

 

Writing:

Today in writing, you will be writing a paragraph about your favorite restaurant. Be sure to include what your opinion on the restaurant is and at least three reasons why it is your favorite.  Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Math: 

For math today, you will be reviewing for your math test on Friday. First, please complete the 2 review pages.  Then, go to IXL.com and complete standard T.4: compare sides and vertices. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Science: What do you know about the planet Uranus? Explore the websites posted. Then, write 3 facts about this planet. The more you explore, the more you will learn. Have fun travelling!  Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 35-Tuesday, May 12th

Good morning 2A! It was great to see you yesterday! I am so proud of the paragraphs you are writing. 

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Reading: 

Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “The Case of the Uncrackable Code”~ chapters 3 and 4

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen: Bottle Throttle” ~ chapters 3 and 4

Butterflies group: “Milo & Jazz Mysteries: The Case of the Purple Pool” ~ chapters 3 and 4

 

Writing: Today in writing, you will be writing a paragraph about your favorite movie or TV show. Be sure to include what your opinion on the movie/TV show is, at least three reasons why it is your favorite, and a conclusion sentence. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Math: Go to: https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/common/video/video.html#videoId=ref:En_921 to watch the video on solving problems with equal parts. Then, please complete the 2 attached math pages. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Science: Get your space suit on because we are about to skate around Saturn. After exploring the websites posted, write 3 facts about this planet. The more you explore, the more you will learn. Have fun skating! Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 34-Monday, May 11th

Good morning 2A. I hope you had a wonderful weekend celebrating your moms. I can't wait to hear all about it at our class meeting at 10:30am today! 

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Reading: 

Each day this week, you will be reading assigned chapters. Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “The Case of the Uncrackable Code”~ chapters 1 and 2

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen: Bottle Throttle” ~ chapters 1 and 2

Butterflies group: “Milo & Jazz Mysteries: The Case of the Purple Pool” ~ chapters 1 and 2

 

Writing: 

We will continue to work on opinion writing this week. For today, you will be writing a paragraph about your favorite toy. Be sure to include what your opinion on the toy is and at least three reasons why it is your favorite toy. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Math: 

Go to: https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/common/video/video.html#videoId=ref:En_920 to watch a math video on drawing equal parts. Then, please complete the 2 attached math pages.

Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Science: We’re off to Jupiter! After exploring the websites posted, write 3 facts about this planet. The more you explore, the more you will learn. Have a blast! Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 33-Friday, May 8th

Good morning 2A, and Happy Friday! I can't wait to see you all today to discuss the books you read this week in book clubs. Have a wonderful weekend, and don't forget to treat your mother extra special and wish her a Happy Mother's Day on Sunday! 

Reading: 

Today our book clubs are meeting! Your book report is due today, so please be sure to hand it in on Seesaw.


Writing: For writing today, you will be making a Mother’s Day card. You can use construction paper and markers to create a card thanking your mother for all of the wonderful things she does for you! Also, here are some additional project ideas if you would like to make them with another family member.


Optional project ideas:

FlowerFlower 2Love BugLove Bug 2

 

Math: Today in math, you will be dividing fractions into equal parts. First, please complete the attached math page. Then, please complete the activity that is assigned to you in Seesaw. After that, please go to IXL.com and complete the standard W.7: Which shape illustrates the fraction?  Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Science: Put on your lava shoes...We’re off to Mars! Explore the websites uploaded on Seesaw to learn all about Mars. As you explore, fill in the attached worksheet for the related planet. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo





Day 32-Thursday, May 7th

Good morning 2A! You all did a fabulous job on your robot for math yesterday! I hope you liked the book "The Best Mother," because you all have wonderful moms. 

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Reading: 

Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “Beatrice More Moves In”~ chapters 7 and 8

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk” ~ chapters 11, 12, 13

Butterflies group:“The Secret at the Polk Street School” ~ chapters 9 and 10

 

Writing:

Follow the directions on your Seesaw assignment to try and persuade your parents or family member to play your favorite game with you! Work is on Seesaw.

 

Math:

Today in math, you will be starting fractions. Remember 2-D shapes must be divided into equal parts. First, please complete the attached math page. Then, please complete the activity that is assigned to you in Seesaw. After that, please go to IXL.com and complete the standard W.5: Identify halves, thirds, and fourths. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Science:

Our home, Earth. Are you ready to learn all about our planet? Explore the websites uploaded on Seesaw to learn all about Earth. As you explore, fill in the attached worksheet for the related planet. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 31-Wednesday, May 6th

Good morning 2A. I hope you enjoy your fun project for math today! See you at our class meeting at 10:30am!

picture day 31

Reading: 

Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “Beatrice More Moves In”~ chapters 5 and 6

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk” ~ chapters 8, 9, 10

Butterflies group: “The Secret at the Polk Street School” ~ chapters 7 and 8

 

Writing:

Follow the directions on your Seesaw assignment to try and persuade your parents to make you your favorite meal! Work is on Seesaw.

 

Math: Today in math, you will first complete the mid chapter checkpoint. Then, you will create a shape robot. You may use 3-D shapes, 2-D shapes, or both (examples below). Please be creative with the items you have at home (check the recycling bin). When you are complete, please upload a picture on your journal page in Seesaw. Work is on Seesaw. 

2dThis is a 2-D example. 3d This is a 3-D example.

 

Science: Off to Venus! Explore the websites uploaded on Seesaw to learn all about Venus. As you explore, fill in the attached worksheet for the related planet. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 30-Tuesday, May 5th

Good morning 2A! I enjoyed hearing all about your weekend yesterday during our Zoom meeting. Keep up the hard work on persuasive writing. Have a terrific Tuesday!

Picture day 30

Reading: 

Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “Beatrice More Moves In”~ chapters 3 and 4

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk” ~ chapters 5, 6, 7

Butterflies group: “The Secret at the Polk Street School” ~ chapters 4, 5, 6

 

Writing: Today we will continue to work on persuasive writing. Complete the persuasive writing activity. Be sure to state what your opinion is on whether the zoo or park better, and then give two reasons why that is your opinion. Remember to write in complete sentences, begin each sentence with a capital letter, and end each sentence with a punctuation mark! Work is on Seesaw.

 

Math: Today in math, you will be working with 2-D shapes and sorting them. First, please complete the attached math page. Then, please complete the activity that is assigned to you in Seesaw. After that, please go to IXL.com and complete the standard T.3: Count sides and vertices. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Science: We are going to begin traveling through the solar system! Our first planet is Mercury. Explore the websites uploaded on Seesaw to learn all about Mercury. As you explore, fill in the attached worksheet for the related planet. Work is on Seesaw.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 29-Monday, May 4th

Good morning 2A. I hope you had a great weekend, and I can't wait to hear all about it at our class meeting at 10:30 am.

Picture day 29

Reading: 

Each day this week, you will be reading assigned chapters. Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “Beatrice More Moves In”~ chapters 1 and 2

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk” ~ chapters 1, 2, 3, 4

Butterflies group: “The Secret at the Polk Street School” ~ chapters 1,2,3

On Friday, a book report is due on Seesaw. It is posted today, but you will be working on it throughout the week. 

 

Writing: This week, we will be working on persuasive writing. Watch the following Youtube video to learn what persuasive writing is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD9arWXIddM

Then, work in Seesaw to complete the persuasive writing activity on seasons. Be sure to state what your opinion is on whether summer or winter is the better season, and then give two reasons why that is your opinion.

 

Math: Today in math, you will be working with 2-D shapes and their angles. First, please complete the attached math page. Then, please complete the activity that is assigned to you in Seesaw. After that, please go to IXL.com and complete the standard T.2: Select two-dimensional shapes. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Science: We are taking off in 3..2..1..Welcome to the Solar System! Watch the following Brain Pop Jr. video: https://jr.brainpop.com/science/space/solarsystem/ If you cannot play the video, click "Request free access" at the top of the page to set up a family account. After you have watched the video, complete the attached worksheet. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Optional: You may go to:https://www.starwars.com/star-wars-day if you are interested in activities for Star Wars Day.

 

star wars

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 28-Friday, May 1st
Good morning 2A, and Happy Friday! Today, we will be meeting with our reading groups. I can't wait to hear how you liked the books you read together. Have a wonderful weekend with your families!
Picture day 28

ELA: Today our book clubs are meeting! 

Please create a cover page for the book you read. Then, please complete the attachment on what part in the book was your favorite and why. Work is on Seesaw!  


Math: First, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24Uv8Cl5hvI to watch the video to learn about sides and vertices of shapes. Then, complete the 3 attached worksheets. Work is on Seesaw. 


Social Studies:  

We will be continuing with goods and services today. Complete the assignment on Seesaw. Please follow the directions on the corresponding activity. 


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 27-Thursday, April 30th

Good morning 2A! I hope you enjoyed the book we read yesterday! Today, you will start 2-D shapes in math. Have a great day! 

Picture day 27

ELA: Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “Sea Dog”~ chapters 10,11

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen Eat Your Beets” ~ chapters 10,11

Butterflies group:“The Mystery of the Blue Ring” ~ chapters 9,10

After you have read these chapters, complete the response sheet for each chapter. Be sure that each chapter response matches up with the exact chapter in the book that you have just read. Make sure you complete the vocabulary section, as well. Check for proper capitalization and punctuation. Work is on Seesaw!  

 

Math: First, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svrkthG2950 to watch and play the Shape Game on the video. Then complete the 2 worksheets on 2D shapes. Work is on Seesaw. 

 

Social Studies: 

We will be continuing with goods and services today. Complete the assignment on Seesaw. Please follow the directions on the corresponding activity. 

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 26-Wednesday, April 29th
Good morning 2A, and I can't wait to see you today at our class meeting at 10:30am. You are all doing a wonderful job on your work on Seesaw!
Picture day 26

ELA: Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “Sea Dog” ~ chapters 7,8,9

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen Eat Your Beets” ~ chapters 7,8,9

Butterflies group: “The Mystery of the Blue Ring” ~ chapters 7,8

After you have read these chapters, complete the response sheet for each chapter. Be sure that each chapter response matches up with the exact chapter in the book that you have just read. Make sure you complete the vocabulary section, as well. Check for proper capitalization and punctuation. Work is on Seesaw!  


Math: First, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fk5MrwCDiLM to watch the video explaining edges and vertices on a 3-D shape. Then, complete the two 3-D shapes worksheets. Work is on Seesaw!


Social Studies: We will be continuing with goods and services today. Complete the assignment on Seesaw. Please follow the directions on the corresponding activity. 


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 25-Tuesday, April 28th
Good morning 2A! I hope you enjoyed working on Seesaw yesterday. Be sure to check back on the work you submitted to see the comments I have left for you!
Picture day 25

ELA: Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “Sea Dog” ~ chapters 4, 5, 6

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen Eat Your Beets” ~ chapters 4, 5, 6

Butterflies group: “The Mystery of the Blue Ring” ~ chapters 4, 5, 6

After you have read these chapters, complete the response sheet for each chapter. Be sure that each chapter response matches up with the exact chapter in the book that you have just read. Make sure you complete the vocabulary section, as well. Check for proper capitalization and punctuation. Work is on Seesaw!  


Math: First, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6SoKo1fXYI to watch the video. Then complete the two 3-D shapes worksheets. Work is on Seesaw!


Social Studies: We will be continuing with goods and services today. Complete the assignment on Seesaw, which includes a BrainPop Jr. video and a corresponding activity. 


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 24-Monday, April 27th
Good morning 2A! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Today we are starting on Seesaw! Enjoy beginning reading your books today for your book club. 
Picture day 24

ELA: Today we are beginning book clubs! Find your reading group below to see what chapters you will be reading on Epic! today:

Flowers group: “Sea Dog”~ chapters 1,2,3

Rainbows group: “Justine McKeen Eat Your Beets” ~ chapters 1,2,3

Butterflies group: “The Mystery of the Blue Ring” ~ chapters 1,2,3

After you have read these chapters, complete the response sheet for each chapter. Work is on Seesaw under "Assignments"!  


Math: Today we will begin working with 3-D shapes! First, go to 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cg-Uc556-Q&list=RD2cg-Uc556-Q&start_radio=1 to watch the video.  Attached is a 3-D shapes poster for you to refer to if needed, along with a cootie catcher that you can create for fun! Please complete the two assigned worksheets. Work is on Seesaw under "Assignments"!


Social Studies: We will be learning about goods and services today! First, watch this video to learn about the difference between good and services https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jd4kD9TicbA (end at 5:15). Then, complete the assigned goods and services page. Work is on Seesaw under "Assignments"! 



Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 23-Friday, April 24th
Good morning 2A, and I can't wait to have our class meeting at 10:30am! I hope you and your families have a wonderful, restful weekend! 
Picture day 23

ELA: Just like in our writing, you are going to have an About the Author page. This one is going to be a poem though! Watch the video below to find out more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8a5fA9f4AA

Next, read the two attached examples of About the Author poems. Then, use the attached worksheet to write your own About the Author poem. I hope you have fun writing about yourself in this new, fun way!


Grammar: We will be reviewing irregular past tense verbs today! First, watch the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqmws9jOTWE Go to IXL.com. Click “Learning,” “Second Grade,” and “Language Arts.” Scroll down to Grammar and Mechanics. Complete TT.8 Form and Use the Irregular Past Tense: Set 1


Math: Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWLqOp_xsIM to understand how to solve word problems using graphs. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog. 


Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/mini-lessons/rainbows?code=a79653fc3a1d01e37a6a1b590606c06a

Press play, and guide yourself through the mini-lesson: How Is a Rainbow Made? Be sure to open the bonus box and look through those slides! Complete the attached worksheet.



Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 22-Thursday, April 23rd

Good morning 2A! I hope you had fun writing your 5 W's poem yesterday. I know I enjoyed reading them! Have a wonderful day!

ELA: Let your creativity and imagination fly in your very own Freestyle poem. This poem is a chance for you to find your inner poet. You can rhyme or chant, keep it short or make it long. You can do whatever you want to do, because this poem is up to you! Read the two attached examples of Freestyle poems. Then, use the attached worksheet to write your own Freestyle poem. Have a blast!


Grammar: Today we will be working with irregular past tense verbs. That means that they are verbs talking about the past, but they will not end in ed. First, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSkTdGjM5q8 and watch the video. Then, go to IXL.com. Click “Learning,” “Second Grade,” and “Language Arts.” Scroll down to Grammar and Mechanics. Complete TT.6 Identify the Irregular Past Tense I


Math: Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeMr-wlEgHs to watch how to use and read a bar graph. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog. 


Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/plants/mystery-4/adaptations-habitat/87?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 4: Should You Water a Cactus? Completing the experiment is optional. Then, fill out the attached lesson 4 assessment.


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 21-Wednesday, April 22nd

Good morning 2A! I can't wait to see you today at our class meeting! You are working so hard on your picture graphs. Great job!

Picture day 21

ELA: The 5 W’s are always around us, and now you get to use them to write a poem! First, watch the video below to find out what the 5 W’s poem is all about. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXWK1-L41f0

Next, read the two attached examples of the 5 W’s poems. Then, use the attached worksheet to write your own 5 W’s poem.

 

Grammar: We will be working with regular past tense verbs ending in “ed” again today! Watch the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsXnDG2z7sY Then, go to IXL.com. Click “Learning,” “Second Grade,” and “Language Arts.” Scroll down to Grammar and Mechanics. Complete TT.3 Form and Use Regular Past Tense Verbs

 

Math: Complete the attached mid chapter review page. Then, play the math game on https://www.mathgames.com/skill/2.14-create-pictographs.

 

Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/plants/mystery-3/light-leaves-competition/86?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 3: Why Do Trees Grow So Tall? Completing the experiment is optional. Then, fill out the attached lesson 3 assessment.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 20-Tuesday, April 21st
Good morning 2A, and it was wonderful seeing you yesterday! I am enjoying reading all of your poems. Keep up the great work!
Picture day 20

ELA: Do you remember what syllables are? Today you get to try a new poem called a Haiku. Watch the link below to find out more about a Haiku poem. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIay2AhQ3pQ

Next, read the two attached examples of Haiku poems. Then, use the attached worksheet to write your own Haiku poem. At the end, check your poem by clapping or tapping out the syllables. I hope you have fun! 


Grammar: Today we are going to practice finding regular past tense verbs that end in “ed.” First, watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxl28KQOHy4 Then, go to IXL.com. Click “Learning,” “Second Grade,” and “Language Arts.” Scroll down to Grammar and Mechanics. Complete TT.2 Identify Verbs in the Regular Past Tense


Math: Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWoya4T37PU and watch how to use and read picture graphs. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog. 


Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/plants/mystery-2/roots-water-minerals/85?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 2: Do Plants Eat Dirt? Completing the experiment is optional. Then, fill out the attached lesson 2 assessment.


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 19-Monday, April 20th 

Good morning 2A! I can't wait to hear about how your weekend was on Zoom at 10:30! Your special today is music. I hope you enjoy working on grammar!
Picture day 19

ELA: Get those senses ready! Do you remember how many there are? Watch the video below and find out the best way to write your 5 senses poem. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ip7o5jKZQME

Next, read the two attached examples of 5 senses poems. Then, use the attached worksheet to write your own 5 senses poem. Try to use the words like or as when you write OR make us use our senses with you as we read your writing!


Grammar: Today we will be working with action verbs! Watch the following video to review verbs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ineCCpqpZrM Then, go to IXL.com. Click “Learning,” “Second Grade,” and “Language Arts.” Scroll down to Grammar and Mechanics. Complete RR.2: Identify Action Verbs


Math: Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeKc0TG62EM and watch how to count and use tally marks. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog. 


Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/plants/mystery-1/seed-dispersal/84?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 1: How Did a Tree Travel Halfway Around the World? Completing the experiment is optional. Then, fill out the attached lesson 1 assessment.


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo



Day 18-Friday, April 17th
Good morning 2A and happy Friday! I LOVED reading your color poems yesterday! You really made me see, taste, feel, smell, and hear your color. Your specials today are World Language, Art, and PE. I hope you and your families have a wonderful weekend!
 
Picture day 18
 

ELA: Do you love to draw? Well, this poem is going to take some creativity! Watch the link below to find out what a concrete poem is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zc0tBtotrM

Next, read the two attached examples of concrete poems. Then, look at the attached worksheet and write your own concrete poem. It is helpful to lightly sketch your drawing and write a rough draft of your poem before writing your shape. If you color your picture in, draw lightly, so that we can still see your poem. Let the creativity begin!


Math: Go to: www.hoodamath.com 

Click on “2nd Grade” and then “Slither Math.” Choose either addition and/or subtraction. Complete the attached counting money worksheet.


Science: Go to sn2.scholastic.com. Click “Login” and “I am a student.” Enter the password lakecrow498 and click “sign in.” Click on the article “This Is the World’s Most Dangerous Cat!” Watch the video for the article. Then, click the slideshow of the vocabulary words and read each vocabulary word and definition. Listen to and read the issue. Complete the questions on the back page. Play the game. Last, complete the attached main idea and details worksheet.


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 17-Thursday, April 16th

Good morning 2A, and it was wonderful to see all of your faces yesterday. I hope you enjoyed listening to "Woolbur." Today your special is World Language. Have fun playing the new math game today!

Picture day 17

ELA: Do you have a favorite color? Well, now is your chance to write everything about that color in your very own color poem! First, watch the video link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zO36HqKO0Yg

Next, read the two attached examples of color poems. Then, look at the attached worksheet and write your own Color poem. If you have more than one favorite color and want to write two poems, go ahead!

 

Math: Go to: www.hoodamath.com 

Click on “2nd Grade” and then “Island Chase Subtraction” to play this game. Complete the attached counting coins worksheet.

 

Science: Go to sn2.scholastic.com. Click “Login” and “I am a student.” Enter the password lakecrow498 and click “sign in.” Click on the article “Beach of Glass” from the April issues. Watch the video for the article. Then, complete the attached comprehension worksheet, which is based off of the video. Click the slideshow of the vocabulary words and read each vocabulary word and definition. Listen to and read the issue. Complete the questions on the back page. Play the game. 

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 16-Wednesday, April 15th

Good morning 2A! I can't wait to see you today for our Google Meet. Can you guess which book I am going to read? I hope you enjoyed your virtual trip to the aquarium. Your specials today are Health, World Language, and P.E. I've loved looking at all of your hard work so far, so keep sending those pictures! Have a great day.

Picture day 16

 

ELA: Have you ever heard of a Cinquain poem? Well, today you are going to be creating one on your own! First, watch the video link below. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bk6738Ygphs Next, read the two attached examples of Cinquain poems. Then, look at the attached worksheet and write your own Cinquain poem.

 

Math: Go to: 

https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/na_ncc/gr2/online_interactive_teacher_book_9780544747852_/G2_Chp7_L7/launch.html?edition=student

Guide yourself through the video activity for lesson 7.7. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, go to IXL.com and complete standard P.16: Purchases - do you have enough money - up to $1. If you have extra time, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog. 


Science: Go to sn2.scholastic.com. Click “Login” and “I am a student.” Enter the password lakecrow498 and click “sign in.” Click on the article “This Plant Stinks!” from the April issues. Watch the video for the article. Then, click the slideshow of the vocabulary words and read each vocabulary word and definition. Listen to and read the issue. Complete the questions on the back page. Play the game. Last, complete the attached comprehension worksheet.


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 15-Tuesday, April 14th

Good morning 2A! It was great seeing you on Zoom yesterday. I hope you enjoyed watching the animals on the live cameras at the San Diego Zoo. Your specials today are Technology and Educate to Innovate. Keep up the great work!

 

Picture day 15

 

ELA: Today you are going to learn about alphabet alliteration. Do you know what alliteration means? Watch the attached video and see what our next poem is all about! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-koivS_aho Next, read the two attached examples of alphabet alliteration poems. Then, look at the attached worksheet and create your own alphabet alliteration poem. Remember, every word in your poem must start with the same letter.


Math: Go to: https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/na_ncc/gr2/online_interactive_teacher_book_9780544747852_/G2_Chp7_L6/launch.html?edition=student

Guide yourself through the video activity for lesson 7.6. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, go to IXL.com and complete standard P.11: Add money - up to $1: word problems. If you have extra time, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog.


Social Studies:

Go to https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcam/jelly-webcam/

Click on one of the animal webcams. If that camera does not work, go back and select another animal. Press play, and spend some time observing the animal you chose. After watching your animal, complete the attached observation worksheet. Make sure your observations come from what you watched on the zoo camera and not from information you already know!


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 14-Monday, April 13th

Good morning 2A! I hope you were able to relax and spend time with your families during your spring break! I can't wait to see you all again today on Zoom at 10:30 am. Today's special is Music. Don't forget to email me your completed work for the day!

 

Picture day 14

 

ELA: Today we are beginning a new unit on poetry! First, watch an introduction video on poetry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQw_KIMO3pA

Next, read the two attached examples of acrostic poems. Using the attached worksheet, write an acrostic poem using your first name. Then, using the same worksheet, write an acrostic poem of your choice. Make sure to write neatly and decorate your poems. 

 

Math: Complete the attached Mid Chapter Checkpoint worksheet. Then, complete the attached Fruit Stand worksheet. Finally, play the attached Money Memory Game.

 

Social Studies:

Go to https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/videos

Click on one of the live animal cams. If that camera does not work, go back and select another animal. Press play, and spend some time observing the animal you chose. After watching your animal, complete the attached observation worksheet.  

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo



Day 13-Friday, April 3rd

Good morning 2A, and Happy Beach Day! Today's specials are World Language, Health, and P.E. I am looking forward to our share and show on Zoom today at 10:00am. I hope to see you at the parade this afternoon along with rainbows in your windows!

 
Picture day 13

ELA: Look at uploaded materials. Find Readworks PDF titled: Storms day 13. Read the article carefully and answer the questions that follow.


Math: Go to:

https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/na_ncc/gr2/online_interactive_teacher_book_9780544747852_/G2_Chp7_L5/launch.html?edition=student

Guide yourself through the video activity for lesson 7.5. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, go to IXL.com and complete standard P.9: Comparing groups of coins. If you have extra time, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog. 


Science: Go to:

https://mysteryscience.com/mini-lessons/germs-sanitizer

Press play, and guide yourself through the mini-lesson: How Does Hand Sanitizer Kill Germs?


Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

 

Day 12-Thursday, April 2nd 

Good morning 2A. I loved our Zoom meeting yesterday! I hope you liked the April Fools Day book! Today is Autism Awareness Day, so wear your blue to support. Your special is World Language. Don't forget to send me your completed work!

Picture day 12

ELA: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 20 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then reading the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. Then, using an option from the reading response menu (see attached), respond based on the book you read.

 

Math: Go to:

https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/na_ncc/gr2/online_interactive_teacher_book_9780544747852_/G2_Chp7_L4/launch.html?edition=student

Guide yourself through the video activity for lesson 7.4. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, go to IXL.com and complete standard P.6: Equivalent amounts of money- up to $1. If you have extra time, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog. 

 

Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/water/mystery-4/erosion-engineering/152?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 4: Erosion and Engineering. Completing the experiment is optional. Then, fill out the attached lesson 4 assessment.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

 

Day 11-Wednesday, April 1st 

Good morning 2A, and Happy Pajama Day! Today is April Fool's Day, and your specials are Health, World Language, and P.E. I can't wait to see you on Zoom at 1:00 pm!

Picture day 11

 

ELA: Look at the uploaded materials. Find Readworks PDF titled: "Elevators Day 11." Read the article carefully, and answer the questions that follow.

 

Math: Go to:

https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/na_ncc/gr2/online_interactive_teacher_book_9780544747852_/G2_Chp7_L3/launch.html?edition=student

Guide yourself through the video activity for lesson 7.3. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, go to IXL.com and complete standard P.4: Count money- up to $1. If you have extra time, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog. 

 

Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/water/mystery-3/erosion-earth-s-surface-landforms/114?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 3: What’s Strong Enough to Make a Canyon? Completing the experiment is optional. Then, fill out the attached lesson 3 assessment.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

 

Day 10-Tuesday, March 31st 

 

Good morning 2A, and it was great seeing you on Zoom yesterday! Today is Wear Your Favorite Sports Gear. Your specials are Technology and Educate to Innovate. Keep up the great work!

Picture day 10

ELA: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 20 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then read the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. 

Then, using an option from the reading response menu (see attached), respond based on the book you read.

 

Math: Go to:

https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/na_ncc/gr2/online_interactive_teacher_book_9780544747852_/G2_Chp7_L2/launch.html?edition=student

Guide yourself through the video activity for lesson 7.2. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, go to IXL.com and complete standard P.3: Count money- pennies, nickels, and dimes only. If you have extra time, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog. 

 

Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/water/mystery-2/rocks-sand-erosion/113?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 2: Why Is There Sand at the Beach? Completing the experiment is optional. Then, fill out the attached lesson 2 assessment.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

 

Day 9-Monday, March 30th 

 

Good morning 2A! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I can't wait to see you all on Zoom at 10:30 for our morning meeting. Your special is music. Remember, today is Crazy Hat Day!

 

Picture day 9

 

ELA: Look at uploaded materials. Find Readworks PDF titled: Flying Cars day 9. Read the article carefully, and answer the questions that follow.

 

Math: Go to: https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath/na_ncc/gr2/online_interactive_teacher_book_9780544747852_/G2_Chp7_L1/launch.html?edition=student

Guide yourself through the video activity for lesson 7.1. Complete the 2 attached math pages for this lesson. Then, go to IXL.com and complete standard P.2: Names and values of all coins. If you have extra time, work on your addition/subtraction fluency through Xtra Math or play a math game on Sumdog.

 

Science: Go to: https://mysteryscience.com/water/mystery-1/mapping-earth-s-surface-features/112?code=Nzk2MDc0OTQ&t=student

Press play, and guide yourself through Lesson 1: If You Floated Down a River, Where Would You End Up? Completing the experiment is optional. Then, fill out the attached lesson 1 assessment.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

Day 8-Friday, March 27th 

 

Good morning 2A, and happy Friday! I loved seeing all of your faces on Zoom yesterday, and I hope you enjoyed speaking to me and your classmates! I am so proud of all of the work you have completed throughout these first 2 weeks of virtual learning. Today's specials are World Language, Art, and P.E. Have a wonderful weekend!

Picture day 8

 

ELA: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 20 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then reading the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. 

 

Traveler Writing (WS)

Here's a picture of a man with a suitcase and passport. Where is he going? Write a short story that explains where he is going, and make sure to use sequence words while writing (first, next, then, after that, finally). Please color the picture. 

 

Math: Go to IXL.com. Sign in at the top with your username and password.

Click the “Math” tab on the top of the page. Click “Second Grade.” Click on J.3: Subtract three-digit numbers. Then, practice your math facts on Xtra Math. Lastly, complete the attached brain teaser worksheet and play a math game on Sumdog.

 

Science:  Go to IXL.com. Sign in at the top with your username and password.

Click the “Math” tab on the top of the page. Click “Second Grade.” Click on S.1: Read a Thermometer. Then, once you have finished this, click on S.2: Measure Using an Inch Ruler.

 

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

 

Day 7-Thursday, March 26th 

 

Good morning 2A, and I hope you enjoyed your day off from school yesterday. Today's special is World Language. I can't wait to see you all on Zoom at 10:00!

 

Picture day 7


ELA: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 20 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then read the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. 


Scuba Dolphin Writing (WS)

The scuba diver has made a new underwater friend. Write a short story that explains how they met and make sure to use sequence words while writing (first, next, then, after that, finally). Please color the underwater scene.


Math: Go to IXL.com. Sign in at the top with your username and password. Click the “Math” tab on the top of the page. Click “Second Grade.” Click on J.2: Subtract multiples of 10 or 100. Then, practice your math facts on Xtra Math. Lastly, complete the attached brain teaser worksheet and play a math game on Sumdog.


Social Studies: Using the internet, research to find one famous plateau. List 4 facts about it, and draw a picture on the attached worksheet.

 

Please email me with any questions or concerns!

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

 

Wednesday, March 25th
 
Picture snow day
 
Good morning 2A. Today is a snow day for you. Please take the time to enjoy the outdoors with your family! I look forward to seeing you all tomorrow at 10:00 on Zoom!
 
Love,
Ms. Gargiulo

 

Day 6-Tuesday, March 24th 

 

Good morning 2A, and I hope you enjoyed my read aloud yesterday! I was so happy to see all of your responses about the author's message! Today's specials are Technology and Educate to Innovate. Remember, there will be no work posted tomorrow, so use Wednesday to relax and spend time with your family!

Picture day 6

ELA: Look at uploaded materials. Find Readworks PDF titled: My Bean Plant day 6. Read the article carefully and answer the questions that follow.

 

Math: Go to IXL.com. Sign in at the top with your username and password. Click the “Math” tab on the top of the page. Click “Second Grade.” Click on J.1: Subtract multiples of 100.

Then, practice your math facts on Xtra Math. Lastly, complete the attached worksheet on addition squares and play a math game on Sumdog.


Science: Go to sn2.scholastic.com. Click “Login” and “I am a student.” Enter the password lakecrow498 and click “sign in.” Click on the article “Look Both Ways, Elephants!” Watch the video for the article. Click the slideshow of the vocabulary words and read each vocabulary word and definition. Listen to and read the issue. Play the game. Complete the attached comprehension worksheet.
 
Please email me with any questions or concerns!
Love,
Ms. Gargiulo
 

Day 5-Monday, March 23rd 

 

Good morning 2A, and I hope you had a wonderful weekend! The weather was beautiful, and I hope you spent a lot of time outside. Your special today is Music. 

 

Picture day 5

 

ELA: I recorded a read aloud of "What Was I Scared Of?" by Dr. Seuss for you to listen to! You can find this under the attachments. After you listen to it, have an adult email me with what you think the author's message is. Then, go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 20 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then reading the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. Then, using an option from the reading response menu number 7 (see attached), respond based on the book you read.

 

Math: Go to IXL.com. Sign in at the top with your username and password.

Click the “Math” tab on the top of the page. Click “Second Grade.” Click on I.7: Write the addition sentence - up to three digits. Then, practice your math facts on Xtra Math. Lastly, complete the attached worksheet on addition squares and play a math game on Sumdog.

 

Social Studies: Using the internet, research to find one famous mountain. List 4 facts about it, and draw a picture on the attached worksheet.

 

Please email me with any questions or concerns!

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

 

Day 4-Friday, March 20th 

 

Good morning 2A, and Happy Friday! Today your specials are World Language, Art, and P.E. Yesterday was the first day of spring, and I can't wait to read about what you like to do during this season!

 

Picture day 4

 

ELA: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 20 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then reading the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. Then, using an option from the reading response menu (see attached), and respond based on the book you read.

 

Math: Go to IXL.com. Sign in at the top with your username and password. Click the “Math” tab on the top of the page. Click “Second Grade.” Click on I.5: Addition word problems: up to three digits. Then, practice your math facts on Xtra Math. Lastly, complete the attached worksheet on addition squares, and play a math game on Sumdog.

 

Science: Watch the Brain Pop Jr. video on spring, and answer the quiz questions. Then, write about the things you enjoy doing in spring, and draw a picture (see attached).

https://jr.brainpop.com/science/weather/spring/

Username: ncec

Password: brainpop

 

Please email me with any questions or concerns. Have a wonderful weekend, and enjoy some relaxation and fun!

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo 

 

Day 3-Thursday, March 19th 

 

Good morning 2A, and I hope you are all doing well! Today, your special is World Language. I hope you enjoyed reading about how the girl Mari helped raise money to buy clean water for her community. 

 

Day 3 picture

 

ELA: Look at the uploaded materials. Find Readworks titled: "Old Man Day 3." Read the article carefully and answer the questions that follow. Then, please complete the attached editing worksheet.

 

Math: Go to IXL.com. Sign in at the top with your username and password. Click the “Math” tab on the top of the page. Click “Second Grade.” Click on I.3: Addition with three-digit numbers. 

Then, practice your math facts on Xtra Math. Lastly, complete the attached worksheet on addition squares, and play a math game on Sumdog.

 

Social Studies: Go to sn2.scholastic.com. Click “Login” and “I am a student.” Enter the password lakecrow498 and click “sign in.” Click on the article “Escape to Freedom”. Watch the video for the article. Click the slideshow of the vocabulary words, and read each vocabulary word and definition. Listen to and read the issue. Play the game. Complete the attached comprehension worksheet.

 

Please email me with any questions or concerns!

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo 

 

 

Day 2-Wednesday, March 18th 

 

Good morning 2A! You did a great job on your first virtual school day. Today your specials are World Language, Health, and Physical Education. I hope you had fun reading about how scientists create fake eggs to catch poachers!

 

Day 2 Picture

ELA: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Read for at least 20 minutes. Please follow the format of listening to the story first, then read the story, and finally answering the comprehension questions. Please remember to take your time reading and answering the quiz questions. Then, using an option from the reading response menu (see attached), respond based on the book you read.

 

Math: Go to IXL.com. Sign in at the top with your username and password. Click the “Math” tab on the top of the page. Click “Second Grade.” Click on I.2: Add multiples of 10 or 100. Then, practice your math facts on Xtra Math. Lastly, complete the attached worksheet on addition squares. 

 

Science: Go to sn2.scholastic.com. Click “Login” and “I am a student.” Enter the password lakecrow498 and click “sign in.” Click on the article “The Clean Water Warrior” from the February issues. Watch the video for the article. Click the slideshow of the vocabulary words and read each vocabulary word and definition. Listen to and read the issue. Play the game. Complete the attached comprehension worksheet.

 

Please email me with any questions or concerns!

Love,

Ms. Gargiulo

 

 

Day 1-Tuesday, March 17th 

 

Good morning 2A, and Happy St. Patrick's Day! Please see below for today's work. Your specials today are Technology and Educate to Innovate. As always, try your best!

 

Day 1 picture

 

ELA: Go to kidsA-Z.com. Sign in with your username and password. Students also have the option of choosing a book from home. Read for at least 20 minutes. Then, using an option from the reading response menu (see attached), respond based on the book you read.


Math: Go to IXL.com. Sign in at the top with your username and password. Click the “Math” tab on the top of the page. Click “Second Grade.” Click on I.1: Add multiples of 100. Then, practice your math facts on Xtra Math or practice solving 2-digit addition and subtraction problems with and without regrouping on a separate sheet of paper. 


Science: Go to sn2.scholastic.com. Click “Login” and “I am a student.” Enter the password lakecrow498 and click “sign in.” Click on the article “One of These Eggs Is Fake.” Watch the video for the article. Click the slideshow of the vocabulary words and read each vocabulary word and definition. Listen to and read the issue. Play the game. Complete the attached comprehension worksheet.


Please email me with any questions or concerns!
 
Love,
Ms. Gargiulo