2nd Grade / Week 8 / May 4-8

Read 20 minutes every day.  

Daily Writing Journal:  Create a daily writing journal. 

Write about anything you want. You can also journal about your daily learning: 

  • If you could have one wish what would it be? 

  • Write a paragraph to persuade your teacher to do something different next year . 

  • What did you learn? 

Weekly Learning Goal:  

  • Using text features in stories to find information and writing and defending an opinion   

Choice Activities: 

  • Read the story Working in Space Lesson 28 in Journeys page 414-430 look for the text features as you are reading the story. 

Working In Space Read aloud by Mrs. Baxter

Here are some examples of Text Features.

Which ones can you find in the story or any non-fiction book? 



  •  File:National Geographic Kids (logo).JPG - Wikipedia   This is a fun little quiz about space exploration. 

  • Listen to : The Day the crayons quit - Books Alive! Read Aloud book for kids

  • Using the template below as a guide write a paragraph about your favorite color. Give 3 reasons and examples why it is the best color.