•  Welcome to
    Mrs. Cicirello's 
    Second Grade
     

    Listed below are daily assignments and activities to complete during COVID-19 closure. Students may use IXL daily when the below assignments are complete. Please send a photo of completed work to receive your at home grade.  

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     *This BrainPop video explains the virus to students. https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/

     

    IXL  If your child needs help signing in, please contact me. 

    SN2  The class code is on the letter I sent home in student bags.

    Wednesday, March 18th
    - High-Stakes Math Book Pages 11-14
    -Scholastic News Why Is This River Green - complete 2 activity pages in your packet
    Thursday, March 19th
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 15-18
    - Scholastic News - Why Is This River Green - complete activity packet & watch video online
    Friday, March 20th 
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 19-22
    - Scholastic News - How to Rescue Baby Eagles - complete 2 activity pages in your packet
    Monday, March 23rd
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 23-26
    - Scholastic News - How to Rescue Baby Eagles - complete activity packet and watch video online
    Tuesday, March 24th
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 41-44
    - Scholastic News - Look Both Ways, Elephants! - complete 2 pages in your activity packet
    Wednesday, March 25th
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 45, 47, 49, and 50
    - Scholastic News - Look Both Ways, Elephants! - complete activity packet and watch video online
    Thursday, March 26th
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 53 - 56
    - Scholastic News - Garden Defender - complete 2 activity pages in your packet
    Friday, March 27th
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 59 - 62
    - Scholastic News - Garden Defender - complete activity packet and watch video online
    Monday, April 6th 
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 63 - 65
    - Read Scholastic News School Long Ago - complete 2 activity pages
    - Write in your journal about our first video chat using Google Meets. How did you feel? Did you like it? 
    - Read to your pet or your favorite stuffed animal. 

    Tuesday, April 7th 
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 66 - 69

    - Read Scholastic News School Long Ago
    - complete activity pages & watch video online
    - Write a letter to a friend. Email your letter or send it in the mail. 
    - Call a family member or friend and read to them over the phone. 

    Wednesday, April 8th
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 70 - 73
    - Read Scholastic News When Words Hurt - complete 2 activity pages 
    - Write in your journal about your favorite ice cream and who else in your family loves ice cream.
    - Read in a new FUN spot today, maybe under a table or laying in the grass if it's sunny.  

    Thursday, April 9th
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 74 - 77
    -
    Read Scholastic News When Words Hurt - complete activity pages & watch video online
    - Write in your journal about something kind you have done for someone in your family during this school closure.
    - Read with a family member. 

    Friday, April 10th 
    - Spend this Good Friday Holiday making FUN memories. I included two FUN Easter activities in your packet. You could hide Easter eggs inside or outside, you can create some colorful ones with paper. If you traditionally gather with friends and family to celebrate Easter, you could spend the day calling them. You could plan an Easter menu.  HAPPY EASTER! I LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU!      

    Monday , April 13th 
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 78 - 81
    - Read Scholastic News The Clean Water Warrior - complete 2 activity pages
    - In your journal write about how your Easter was different this year or write about your favorite Easter tradition or memory. 

    - Read aloud like you are the teacher. 

    Tuesday, April 14th 
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 82 - 85
    - Read Scholastic News The Clean Water Warrior - complete activity pages & watch the video online 
    - Write in your journal about your favorite game to play while we have to stay home. 
    - Try to record yourself reading your favorite book. If you get to do this, I would love to read your book. 

    Wednesday, April 15th 
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 86 - 89
    - Read Scholastic News Escape to Freedom - complete 2 activity pages 
    - Write in your journal about Harriet Tubman. Do you think she was brave? What do you wonder about Harriet? 
    - Read a book that is on Storyline Online.

    Thursday, April 16th 
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 1-
    - Read Scholastic News Escape to Freedom - complete activity pages & watch the video online 
    - Write in your journal about your favorite book.
    - Read aloud in your whisper voice. 

    Friday, April 17th
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 6 - 10 
    - Review U.S. Symbols Packet - Facts, ABC Order, Write about your favorte U.S. Symbol 
    - Write in your journal about your favorite way to drink water. Do you like it plain or flavored, ice or no ice? 
    - Read inside of a closest, maybe turn the lights off and use a flashlight! 

    Monday, April 20th 
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 27 - 30 
    - Read Scholastic News One of These Eggs Is FAKE! - complete 2 activity pages

    - I know many of you have a pet or a lot of pets. Read a book to a pet or your favorite stuffed friend.
    - Writing prompt - Would you rather live somewhere that is always cold, or somewhere that is always hot? Write about which one you would rather choose? Can you guess which climate your teacher would prefer? 

    Tuesday, April 21st 
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 31 - 34
    - Read Scholastic News One of These Eggs Is FAKE! - complete activity pages & watch video online
    - Read a book that you love.
    - Writing prompt - What is one of your favorite toys that you think you might still want to have and play with when you are 22 years old?  

    Wednesday, April 22nd - EARTH DAY
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 35 - 38
    - Read Scholastic News Summer In My Community - complete 2 activity pages
    - Watch this Video:https://youtu.be/yl3zgcL0Tv8
    Think about our community:  Write in your journal about these questions below.
    1. Does your family recycle? Why is it important to recycle?
    2. Does your family grow any food?
    3. I believe in helping Earth because...
    4. 
    What are some ways you and your family can make Earth a better place? 
    5. Today, I will do ____________________ to help the Earth.


    Thursday, April 23rd
    - High- Stakes Math Book Pages 39, 40, 46, & 48
    - Read Scholastic News Summer In My Community - complete activity pages & watch video online
    - Read a book under a blanket or under a towel. Then fold the blanket or towel and put it back in its spot.
    - Writing prompt - Do you like to try new things? What is something new you have tried recently or would like to try? 


    Friday, April 24th 
    - Multiplication Facts - Learn to Multiply by 2 Activity Page
    - Grammar Activity Packet & Possessive Nouns 
    - Writing prompt - What can YOU do to set a good example for others to be kind? 
    ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND! I MISS YOU and I LOVE YOU! 

    Monday, April 27th 
    - Multiplication Facts - Learn to Multiply by 3 Activity Page
    - Read Scholastic News How Do You Brush A Hippo's Teeth? - complete 2 activity pages 
    - Read a book listed on BOOKTACO.  https://booktaco.com/
    - Writing prompt - Do you like to brush your teeth or not? Do you have a favorite kind of toothpaste? Have you ever had a cavity?  


    Tuesday, April 28th
    - Multiplication Facts - Learn to Multiply by 4 Activity Page
    - Read Scholastic News How Do You Brush A Hippo's Teeth? - complete activity pages & watch video online
    - Read a book that is on Storyline Online https://www.storylineonline.net/
    - Writing prompt - If you were a zoo keeper which animal's teeth would you choose to brush? Why would you choose that animal? I can't wait to hear these stories. 

    Wednesday, April 29th
    - Multiplication Facts - Learn to Multiply by 5 Activity Page
    - Read Scholastic News A Chick Grows Up - complete 2 activity pages 
    - Ask a family member to pick the book you read for the day.
    - Writing prompt - Compare and contrast yourself to an Emperor penguin. How do you change and grow? What similarities do you and a penguin chick have in common?

    Thursday, April 30th
    - Multiplication Facts - Learn to Multiply by 6 Activity Page
    - Read Scholastic News A Chick Grows Up - complete activity pages & watch video online
    - Dress up in fancy clothes, a costume, a robe, or anything SILLY while you read a book. You could even act out
    part of your book. 
    - Writing prompt - If something is waterproof, what does that mean? Can you find someting around your home that is  waterproof? If so, compare the waterproof item to something that is NOT waterproof.

    Friday, May 1st 
    - Multiplication Facts - Learn to Multiply by 7 Activity Page 
    - Read Scholastic News Butterflies Are Back -MAGAZINE IS ONLINE ONLY- complete ALL activity pages
    - Read Monarch Butterflies article over the weekend.

    Have a great weekend and get excited about our ANIMAL PROJECTS coming next week! 
    I love you and miss you so much! 

    Monday, May 4th  
    - Multiplication Facts - Learn to Multiply by 8 Activity Page
    - Read Scholastic News This Is the World's Most Dangerous Cat! - complete ALL activity pages
    - Think about 2 animals you want to do your RESEARCH PROJECT on. You will present your PROJECT on MONDAY, May 11th at 6:30 p.m. in our Google Meeting.

    Tuesday, May 5th  
    - Multiplication Facts - Learn to Multiply by 9 Activity Page
    - ANIMAL RESEARCH PROJECT ----Today, I want you to take time and look back at all the animal articles you have been reading and learning about. I want you to choose two animals that you would like to do your research project on. If you have been watching the Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari you can pick from those animals. You can find these daily videos posted on my webpage under Useful Links. You can go to the Useful Links and use PebbleGo for additional information.
    - Complete the first 4 pages in your research guide for each animal that you picked. Guide pages are: Animals, Habitat, Geographic Region, and Food
    - You will share you project on Monday, May 11th at 6:30 p.m. in our Google Meeting. 
    Wednesday, May 6th  
    - Multiplication Facts - Learn to Multiply by 11 Activity Page
    - ANIMAL RESEARCH PROJECT -Today I want you to complete the next 4 pages in your research guide for BOTH animals.
    Guide pages are: Predators, Food Chain, Characteristics, and Special Talents  
    - You will share you project on Monday, May 11th at 6:30 p.m. in our Google Meeting. 

    Thursday, May 7th 
    - Math 11.1 
    - ANIMAL RESEARCH PROJECT - Research Guide Pages: Fun Facts, My Opinion, Notes, and Sources
    - You will share you project on Monday, May 11th at 6:30 p.m. in our Google Meeting.

    Friday, May 8th 
    - Math 11.2 
    - ANIMAL RESEARCH PROJECT - Write your report and complete the poster provided or CREATE your OWN poster. You will share your RESEARCH POSTER and REPORT in our Google Meeting on MONDAY the 11th at 6:30 p.m. I am already so excited to see and hear about the animals you picked! Be as creative as you wish to be! 

    Have a great weekend and get excited about SHARING your ANIMAL PROJECTS on Monday evening! 
    I love you and miss you so much! 

    Monday, May 11th  
    * Animal Research Presentations Tonight at 6:30.
    - Math 11.4
    - Read Scholastic News This Plant Stinks! - complete 2 activity pages
    Read a book that makes you LAUGH!
    - Writing prompt - Write about something kind you did for your mom, step-mom, or grandmother this past weekend to celebrate Mother's Day!

    Tuesday, May 12th  
    - Math 11.5
    - Read Scholastic News This Plant Stinks! - complete activity pages & watch video
    Read with your pet or favorite stuffed friend today.
    - Writing prompt - If you could be any animal, which one would you be and why?

    Wednesday, May 13th  
    - Math 11.6
    - Read Scholastic News The Volcano That Stopped Summer! - complete 2 activity pages. 
    Read outside if the weather is nice. If the weather is not nice, read under a table.
    - Writing prompt - Do you have a favorite song? Write about the type of music you love to listen to.

    Thursday, May 14th  
    - Math 11.8
    - Read Scholastic News The Volcano That Stopped Summer! - complete activity pages and watch the video online. 
    - Call a family member or friend and read a book, or part of a book, to them over the phone! It feels strange at first but is so FUN!
    - Writing prompt - There are many things you are good at doing.  Write about your best strengths and things you enjoy.

    Friday, May 15th 
    - Math 11.9
    - Read Scholastic News Beach of Glass- complete activity pages and watch the video online. 

    Enjoy your weekend! 
    I love you and miss you so much! 

    Monday, May 18th
    - Math 11.10
    - Read Scholastic News The Scoop on Ice Cream - MAGAZINE IS ONLINE ONLY- complete 2 activity pages. 

    Tuesday, May 19th
    - Math 6.1
    - Read Scholastic News The Scoop on Ice Cream - MAGAZINE IS ONLINE ONLY- complete activity pages & online video. 

    Wednesday, May 20th 
    - Math 6.3
    - Read Scholastic News Bounce - MAGAZINE IS ONLINE ONLY- complete activity pages & online video. 

    Thursday, May 21st 
    - Math 6.4
    - Read Scholastic News The Girl with Olympic Dreams - MAGAZINE IS ONLINE ONLY- complete activity pages & online video. 
    - Virtual Honor's Program TONIGHT at 7:00! ♥

     

    Friday, May 22nd
    - I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU TODAY! ♥
    - Enjoy your SUMMER BREAK!
    Continue to work on your Multiplication Activities & Read Daily --- 3rd Grade is Coming! I LOVE YOU!  

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    Please contact me if I can be of any assistance to your family during this COVID-19 school closure. 

     

Activity Schedule

  • Monday -P.E.

    Tuesday - P.E.

    Wednesday - Art

    Thursday -Music

    Friday - Library