Inquiry

Inquiry Projects in Grade 2

Every Picture Tells a Story

Subject: ELA
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Digital Image with Description


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the characteristics of nonfiction and fiction literature
  • Write and/or type a factual description of an image.
  • Use a search engine to find an image online

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Friendly Letters

Subject: ELA
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Typed Letter


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Complete the writing process of editing, revising, and publishing
  • Understand the parts of a letter
  • Navigate on a district-approved website using a mouse or touchscreen and keyboard

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Rainy Day Savings

Subject: Math
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Poster


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the difference between saving and spending money
  • Calculate how money saved can accumulate into a larger amount over time
  • Format text and insert clip art in a word processing document

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The Shapes of Our Lives

Subject: Math
Class Periods: 4
Final Student Media: Digital Drawing


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Define vertices and determine a shape based on the number of vertices and sides
  • Identify shapes as polygons with 12 sides or less
  • Use a drawing program

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Rock Stars

Subject: Science
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Typed Poem


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Sort and classify rocks based on their size, texture, and color
  • Understand the basics of the rock cycle and the three types of rocks
  • Create an acrostic poem using key rock words learned through websites and discussion

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It’s Natural

Subject: Social Studies
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Presentation Slide


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the difference between natural resources and man-made items
  • Identify ways to conserve and replenish natural resources
  • Create a slide using slideshow presentation software

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