• Gayman Distance Learning page:  https://www.cbsd.org/Page/47791

    DATE:  Wednesday, March 18, 2020

    Good morning, 2nd graders and 2H Families!  Today's special is library, so refer to Gayman's Distance Learning page for specific activities for today's special.

    Grade 2, Day 2 Math: Practice Comparing and Ordering Numbers

    Estimated Time for 3 Activities: Approximately 45 minutes

    Activities 1-2:

    Overview: Practice comparing numbers using terms greater than and less than.  You will order 3-digit numbers.

    Explanation: You will compare and order 3-digit numbers.

    Things to know:

    1. Sit with someone at home to practice comparing numbers.
    2. Activities for the day’s lessons are included in the math packet that was sent home.
    3. More specific directions are provided on each sheet/activity that goes along with these lessons.


    1. Compare the given numbers. Check the box if the sentence is correct.  Directions are provided on the page. (complete packet pages 9-13).

    Activity 3:

    Overview:  Identify Number Patterns

    Explanation:  You will find missing numbers in a number pattern.


    1. You will find the missing numbers in the number pattern. (complete packet pages 14-15)

    Grade 2, Day 2 Reading/Phonics

    Estimated time for 3 activities:  Approximately 45 minutes


    Overview:  Review the -er spelling pattern (15 minutes) i.e. fern, term

    Explanation:  You will review the -er spelling pattern with someone at home and choose an activity for additional word work practice.

    Things to know: 

    1. Sit with someone at home.
    2. You can do this activity in a variety of ways (out loud, paper and pencil, rainbow write, via Seesaw activity etc.)
    3. Use the “This or That” worksheet that is in your yellow folder.


    1. Generate a list of words with the -er spelling pattern (fern, term etc.). 
    2. Choose an activity from the “This or That” worksheet that is in your yellow folder. Initial the box after you have completed the activity.
    3. Post your work on Seesaw OR save completed work in your yellow folder.


    Overview:  Build your reading stamina, comprehension and practice reading with fluency and expression (30 minutes minutes)

    Explanation:  You will be reading a fiction text aloud to a toy (or pet or family member).

    Things to Know:

    1. Choose a book that is fiction for today. You can use a book that you have at home or you can log-on to Epic! to choose a fiction book for today.
    2. Continue to use your green fluency book each day to build reading fluency.


    1. Complete your one-minute fluency passage reading.
    2. Choose a favorite toy or stuffed animal and read a fiction story out loud OR choose one of the options on the Epic! reading bingo page that is in your folder.
    3. Feel free to record yourself reading out loud and post it on Seesaw.

    Grade 2, Day 2 Writing

    Overview: Revise and edit your “how to” writing piece (30 minutes)

    Explanation: Second graders will revise in a graphic organizer for a “how to” writing piece

    Things to Know:

    1. Students can independently use the graphic organizer that is included for this writing piece.
    2. It may be helpful to have your child read their writing piece aloud to you.


    1. Use the “how to” graphic organizer in your Grab bag that you wrote yesterday.
    2. Read it aloud to yourself to see if it makes sense.
    3. Use a marker to trace over capitals and punctuation marks.
    4. Highlight any words you want someone to help you spell.
    5. Add any details that will make your piece sound interesting.
    6. Finally read it aloud to a parent or guardian or brother or sister.
    7. Ask them to praise or make suggestions to your piece.

    How to turn in this Assignment:  Keep the graphic organizer in your yellow folder.  You will need it for the next couple of days.

    Grade 2, Day 2 Social Studies

    Overview:  Review different types of communities (30 minutes)

    Explanations:  Students will compare and contrast features of different types of communities

    Things to Know:

    1. This can be completed with paper and pencil, outside with sidewalk chalk, drawn directly on Seesaw or even in conversation form.


    1. Sit with someone at home.  Think of two different communities (urban, suburban, rural).  Think about how you can design a community that includes places to live, work and play.
    2. Draw a community that has one or more of each item. (Example:  Live-house, Work-office, Play-the YMCA)

    How to Turn in this Assignment:  Save any completed work in your folder or post your completed work on Seesaw.