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Sr. Martina Hou – Third Trimester 2018-2019

Posted on March 14, 2019

Third Trimester

Grade 2
Chinese Language Art < Language Objectives

  1. Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
  2. Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
  3. Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
  4. Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.

Speaking and Listening:

  1. Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
  2. Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.
  3. Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.


  1. Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
  2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
  3. Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons, Provide reasons that support the opinion.

Text:   * The Kitten Goes Fishing & White Kitten and Black Kitten

* * Wolves Are Coming & A Honest Child


* * Why don’t you Try It?


* * Xiao Hua Went to Hospital

Text:   h

Making simple sentences
* Possessive nouns/verbs /pronouns/reduplications verb
* Sentence structure
* Contractions
* Subject/verb agreement
* Elements of story

* Word meanings
* Antonyms/Synonyms/homophones
* Forming phrases

* Persuasive essay
* Explanatory writing

Reading and Speaking
* Main idea/supporting details
* Inference/predictions
* Cause/effect

* Rectangular Arrays as a Foundation for Multiplication and Division
* The Meaning of Even and Odd Numbers
* Attributes of Geometric Shapes
* CompositeShapes and Fraction Concepts
* Halves, Thirds, and Fourths of Circles and Rectangles
* Application of Fractions to Tell Time

* Easter
* The Ten Commandments
* Penance and reconciliation
* Eucharist
* The Church continuing the work of Jesus

* Plant and animal adaptations
* Life functions of living organisms
* Plants and animals depending on each other in the community

Social Studies
* Technology changes communities
* Rights and responsibilities

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