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As members of Yarmouth Elementary School students work to become caring, respectful, and fair citizens.
A Responsible Classroom Citizen
Exhibits verbal self-control
Exhibits physical self-control
Respects community members
Accepts responsibility for work
Accepts responsibility for behavior
Is a collaborative worker
A Self-Directed Lifelong Learner
Attentive during instruction
Strives for personal best
Perseveres with challenges
Foundational Reading Skills
Demonstrates skills by applying grade level phonics and word analysis
Reads grade level texts with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension
Uses key ideas and details to summarize
Uses key ideas and details to infer
Understands varying text structures
Compares and contrasts ideas and knowledge in literature
Reads and comprehends literature independently at grade level
Uses key ideas and details to summarize and explain information
Uses key ideas and details to infer
Uses text structure and understands relevant vocabulary to comprehend text
Uses text features to integrate knowledge and ideas
Reads and comprehends informational texts independently at grade level
Text Types and Purposes:
Structure: Writes sequenced and focused stories with leads, transitions, paragraphs and endings
Development: Includes effective word choice and uses details such as feelings, actions, dialogue, thoughts or figurative language
Structure: Organizes writing in sections and paragraphs; uses various text structures to teach about a topic
Development: Includes facts, definitions, details, steps, observations, or anecdotes about a topic
Structure: Organizes writing in paragraphs to share an opinion using a lead, transitions and an ending
Development: Chooses important reasons, examples and details to convince a reader and provoke feelings
Planning: Generates many ideas and deliberately decides how to plan their writing
Revising: Reviews writing to add details, reorganize and delete parts
Editing: Rereads writing to check for correct sentence structure, punctuation and capital letters
Spelling: Applies grade-level word study concepts and uses resources to help with spelling
Writing Habits: Writes with grade-level stamina, volume and engagement
The following goals are expected to be secure by the end of Grade 2. Please note that these are secure goals, but they are not the only concepts to which students will be exposed at this grade level. Students will have a rich curriculum, and their experiences in math will introduce them to many new concepts that will deepen over time.
Operations and Algebraic Thinking
Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems.
Gain familiarity with factors and multiples.
Generate and analyze patterns.
Number and Operations in Base Ten<
Generalize place value understanding for multi-digit whole numbers.
Use place value and properties of operations to do multi-digit arithmetic.
Number and Operations—Fractions
Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering.
Build fractions from unit fractions.
Understand decimal notation for fractions, and compare decimal fractions.
Measurement and Data
Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements from a larger unit to a smaller unit.
Represent and interpret data.
Geometric measurement: understand concepts of angle and measure angles.
Draw and identify lines and angles, and classify shapes by their properties.
Basic Fact Fluency