May/June 2019

Targeted competencies:

-Reading and writing varied texts

-Communicate effectively

Content:

Theme: Insect Adventure

Reading

v  Review reading strategies:

 

§  Eagle eye (check the pictures)

§  Questioning koala (ask yourself questions)

§  Moe the moose (check for understanding)

§  Mindy the mouse (make a movie in your mind)

§  Ella the elephant (the story elements: characters, problem, solution etc.)

§  Tune in turtle (tune into interesting words)

§   Mark the Shark (pay attention to punctuation).

§  Iggy the Iguana (make inferences)

 

v  Guided reading with the teacher according to reading level.

v  Reading interviews

v  Analyze insect story “If at first you do not see” (Story elements: characters, setting,  problem, solution ).

Writing

v  Personal writing time in journals using the sounds of the month

v  Writing strategies

§  Writing complete sentences (who-does-what)

§   Review punctuation (. ! ?) and capital letters.

§  The five Ws (Who, What, Where, When, Why + How) when writing a story.

§  Use toolbox or dictionary as a reference to find difficult words to spell

v  Independent and shared writing: Writing their own Insect story - a day in an insect life (introduction, problem, solution, happy ending)

Wordwork (Étude de mots)

v  Grade 2 Power words

v  Working on calligraphy – cursive letters

 

Soundprints (Conscience phonétique)

v  Sound: “a_e” of acorn, make, stay,same,baby, gray, eight paint, steak, lake etc.

v  “i_e” of ice cream: like, bike, light, smile, mice, write,shy,pie,sky

Communication strategy: Good position/habits of listening and communicating.

 

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April 2019

Targeted competencies:

-Reading and writing varied texts

-Communicate effectively

Content:

Theme: Spring +Earth day (how can we help our planet)

Reading

v  Review reading strategies:

 

§  Eagle eye (check the pictures)

§  Questioning koala (ask yourself questions)

§  Moe the moose (check for understanding)

§  Mindy the mouse (make a movie in your mind)

§  Ella the elephant (the story elements: characters, problem, solution etc.)

§  Tune in turtle (tune into interesting words)

§   Mark the Shark (pay attention to punctuation).

§  Iggy the Iguana (make inferences)

 

v  Guided reading with the teacher according to reading level.

v  Analyze spring stories (Story elements: characters, setting,  problem, solution ).

Writing

v  Personal writing time in journals using the sounds of the month

v  Writing strategies

§  Writing complete sentences (who-does-what)

§   Review punctuation (. ! ?) and capital letters.

§  The five Ws (Who, What, Where, When, Why + How) when writing a story.

§  Use toolbox or dictionary as a reference to find difficult words to spell

v  Independent and shared writing: Writing Easter stories with 5 important elements (characters, setting, solution, events, problems)

Wordwork (Étude de mots)

v  Grade 2 Power words

v  Working on calligraphy – cursive letters

 

Soundprints (Conscience phonétique)

v  Sound: “a_e” of acorn, make, stay,same,baby, gray, eight paint, steak, lake etc.

 

Communication strategy: Good position/habits of listening and communicating.

March 2019

Targeted competencies:

-Reading and writing varied texts

-Communicate effectively

Content:

Theme: French Polynesia-Multicultural Project

Reading

v  Review reading strategies:

 

§  Eagle eye (check the pictures)

§  Questioning koala (ask yourself questions)

§  Moe the moose (check for understanding)

§  Mindy the mouse (make a movie in your mind)

§  Ella the elephant (the story elements: characters, problem, solution etc.)

§  Tune in turtle (tune into interesting words)

§   Mark the Shark (pay attention to punctuation).

§  Iggy the Iguana (make inferences)

 

v  Guided reading with the teacher according to reading level

Writing

v  Personal writing time in journals using the sounds of the month

v  Writing strategies

§  Writing complete sentences (who-does-what)

§   Review punctuation (. ! ?) and capital letters.

§  The five Ws (Who, What, Where, When, Why + How) when writing a story.

§  Use toolbox or dictionary as a reference to find difficult words to spell

v  Independent and shared writing: French Polynesia and its treasures.

Wordwork (Étude de mots)

v  Grade 2 Power words

v  Working on calligraphy – cursive letters

v  Verbs ending in -ing

 

Soundprints (Conscience phonétique)

v  Sound: “o_e” of pillow, joke, globe, road, soap

 

 

Communication strategy: Good position/habits of listening and communicating.

February 2019

February

 

Targeted competencies:

-Reading and writing varied texts

-Communicate effectively

Content:

Theme: Valentine

Reading

v  Review reading strategies:

 

§  Eagle eye (check the pictures)

§  Questioning koala (ask yourself questions)

§  Moe the moose (check for understanding)

§  Mindy the mouse (make a movie in your mind)

§  Ella the elephant (the story elements: characters, problem, solution etc.)

§  Tune in turtle (tune into interesting words)

§   Mark the Shark (pay attention to punctuation).

§  Iggy the Iguana (make inferences)

 

v  Guided reading with the teacher according to reading level

Writing

v  Personal writing time in journals using the sounds of the month

v  Writing strategies

§  Writing complete sentences (who-does-what)

§   Review punctuation (. ! ?) and capital letters.

§  The five Ws (Who, What, Where, When, Why + How) when writing a story.

§  Use toolbox or dictionary as a reference to find difficult words to spell

v  Writing and structuring a letter

v  Independent and shared writing: Valentine letter. Brainstorming words. Writing a draft and final copy. Share letter with whom it may concern.

 

Wordwork (Étude de mots)

v  Review of Grade 1 power words

v  Working on calligraphy – cursive letters

v  Verbs ending in -ing

 

Soundprints (Conscience phonétique)

 

v  Sound: “ng” (of ring, thing, going, sing)

v  Sound i_e (of ice cream, bike, smile, mice, tiger, kite, write)

 

Communication strategy: Good position/habits of listening and communicating.

 

 

January 2019

Targeted competencies:

-Reading and writing varied texts

-Communicate effectively

Content:

Theme: Winter and the seasons

Reading

v  Review reading strategies:

 

§  Eagle eye (check the pictures)

§  Questioning koala (ask yourself questions)

§  Moe the moose (check for understanding)

§  Mindy the mouse (make a movie in your mind)

§  Ella the elephant (the story elements: characters, problem, solution etc.)

§  Tune in turtle (tune into interesting words)

§   Mark the Shark (pay attention to punctuation).

 

v  New reading strategies:

 

§  Iggy the Iguana (make inferences)

 

v  Reading interviews

Writing

v  Personal writing time in journals using the sounds of the month

v  Writing strategies

§  Writing complete sentences (who-does-what)

§   Review punctuation (. ! ?) and capital letters.

§  The five Ws (Who, What, Where, When, Why + How) when writing a story.

§  Use toolbox or dictionary as a reference to find difficult words to spell

v  Modeled writing:Brainstorm winter words, writing a poem

 

Wordwork (Étude de mots)

v  Review of Grade 1 power words

v  Working on calligraphy – cursive letters

v  Verbs ending in -ing

 

Soundprints (Conscience phonétique)

v  Sound “Ch” of (chair, lunch, cheese, cherry, cheek)

 

Communication strategy: Good position/habits of listening and communicating.

 

 

 

 

December 2018

Targeted competencies:

-Reading and writing varied texts

-Communicate effectively

 

Content:

Theme: Christmas

 

Reading

v  Review reading strategies:

 

§  Eagle eye (check the pictures)

§  Questioning koala (ask yourself questions)

§  Moe the moose (check for understanding)

§  Mindy the mouse (make a movie in your mind)

§  Ella the elephant (the story elements: characters, problem, solution etc.)

§  Tune in turtle (tune into interesting words)

§   Mark the Shark (pay attention to punctuation).

 

v  New reading strategies:

§  Iggy the Iguana (make inferences)

 

v  Guided reading with the teacher according to reading level

 

Writing

v  Personal writing time in journals using the sounds of the month

v  Writing strategies

§  Writing complete sentences (who-does-what)

§   Review punctuation (. ! ?) and capital letters.

§  The five Ws (Who, What, Where, When, Why + How) when writing a story.

§  Use toolbox or dictionary as a reference to find difficult words to spell

v  Modeled writing: Describe plans for the Christmas holidays.

 

Wordwork (Étude de mots)

v  Review of Grade 1 power words

v  Working on calligraphy – cursive letters

 

Soundprints (Conscience phonétique)

v  Review of sound “B” of ball

v  Review of sound “G” of gate.

Communication strategy: Good position/habits of listening and communicating.

 

 

 

November 2018

Targeted competencies:

-Reading and writing varied texts

-Communicate effectively

 

Content:

Theme: Pirates

 

Reading

v  Review reading strategies:

 

§  Eagle eye (check the pictures)

§  Questioning koala (ask yourself questions)

§  Moe the moose (check for understanding)

§  Mindy the mouse (make a movie in your mind)

§  Ella the elephant (the story elements: characters, problem, solution etc.)

 

v  New reading strategies:

§  Tune in turtle (tune into interesting words)

§  Mark the Shark (pay attention to punctuation)

 

Writing

v  Personal writing time in journals using the sounds of the month

v  Write 1 descriptive text related to the theme of the month

v  Writing strategies

§  Writing complete sentences (who-does-what)

§   Review punctuation (. ! ?) and capital letters.

§  The five Ws (Who, What, Where, When , Why + How) when writing a story.

§  Use toolbox or dictionary as a reference to find difficult words to spell

 

Wordwork (Étude de mots)

v  Review of Grade 1 power words

v  Working on calligraphy – cursive letters

 

Soundprints (Conscience phonétique)

v  Review of sound: “I” of insect

v  Review of sound: “H” of hammer.

Communication strategy: Good position/habits of listening and communicating.

 

Evaluations:

Spelling test (November 16th and 30th)

Reading comprehension:( November 28th)

 

Writing assignment- description of a pirate.

October 2018

Targeted competencies:

v Reading and writing varied texts

v Communicate effectively

Content:

Theme: Halloween

 

Daily 5 (ateliers)

Reading:

v  Review previous strategies:

·         Eagle eye (check the pictures)

·         Questioning koala (ask yourself questions)

·         Moe the moose (check for understanding)

v  New Strategies

·         Mindy the mouse (make a movie in your mind)

·         Ella the elephant (the story elements: characters, problem, solution etc.)

v  Guided reading with the teacher according to reading level.

 

Writing:

v  Personal writing time in journals using the sounds of the month

v  Writing strategies: Writing complete sentences (who-does-what)

v   Review punctuation (. ! ?)

v  Review capital letters.

v  The five Ws (Who, What, Where, When, Why + How) when writing a story.

v  Use toolbox or dictionary as a reference to find difficult words to spell.

 

Wordwork (Étude de mots)

v  Review of Grade 1 power words

v  Working on calligraphy – cursive letters

 

Soundprints (Conscience phonétique)

v  Review of sounds: O of octopus, M of milk, P of pencil

Communication strategy: Good position/habits of listening and communicating.

 

Evaluations:

Spelling test  (October 12th and 26th)

Reading comprehension (October 29th)

 

 

September 2018

COMPÉTENCES VISÉES :

-Lire des textes variés

-Écrire des textes variés

-Communiquer de façon appropriée

 

CONTENU:

Theme: Beginning of the school year

Lecture

Daily 5 (ateliers): Introduction

Stratégies de lecture:

·   Eagle eye (check the pictures)

 

·   Questioning koala (ask yourself questions)

  • Moe the moose (check for understanding)

Vérification du niveau de lecture pour le home reading

Écriture

Écriture libre dans le journal

Stratégies d’écriture:

  •     Écriture de phrases complètes (who-does-what)
  •    Signes de ponctuation (majuscules et points)

Travailler la calligraphie des lettres – écriture cursive

 

Wordwork (Étude de mots)

Révision des power words vus en 1re année

 

Soundprints (Conscience phonétique)

Révision des sons: A of apple, D of dinosaur, N of nest, T of turtle

Stratégie de communication : Bonne position/habitudes d’écoute et de communication

Introduction du système de motivation pour l’utilisation de l’anglais dans l’école

 

ÉVALUATIONS :

  • Spelling test (Révision des Power words de 1 re année): le 14,28 septembre
  • Vérification du niveau de lecture pour le home reading
  • Vérification des stratégies de lecture et écriture enseignées