Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.'~Abigail Adams
Welcome to 2nd Grade News
WEEK OF 5/21
Please remember to check green folders daily.
Please remember to bring back a graded paper on Mondays to hang in the hallway. Once they have been in the hall, I will put a blue checkmark on it so you know to pick a different one. Let's show off that hard work!!! NO NEED FOR THIS NEXT WEEK! :)
Our school day does begin at 8:15. Please help your child have enough time to get unloaded and prepared to start their day on time. Thanks! If you know in advance that your child will be absent or leaving school, please send a note or email so I am aware. If your child goes to the doctor, please send a copy of the doctor's note. You must also send a note/email or call the school when your child is absent.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR UPCOMING EVENT
5/23~Charitly Walk-11:15-11:35 (2nd grade's time)
5/23~Guest art project
5/24~Spring Concert (older students)
5/25~Town library rep. to speak about summer reading program
5/29 & 5/30~Awards Day and Field Day
5/30~LAST DAY!!! ENJOY YOUR SUMMER BREAK!!!
2nd Grade Wish List:
Prizes~Happy Meal size or smaller
double sided tape
READING: Unit 6 Week 5 ~Essential Question: Where can your imagination take you?
Vocabulary: You can find the vocabulary in the Reading/Writing Workshop book. Vocabulary will be introduced on Monday.
ENGLISH/WRITING: The students wil review adjectives and adverbs. They will also review sentence punctuation.
SPELLING: Pretest on Monday, worksheets on Tuesday and Thursday, spelling sentences on Wednesday (come up with your ideas on Tuesday evenings), test on Friday
SPEAKING AND LISTENING:
CURSIVE: The students will finish learning all the upper case letters this week. They will practice their cursive on spelling tests and various assignments.
We will continue practicing math facts~addition, subtraction, and multiplication. I hope you will find time to practice these over the summer so you do not fall victim of the "summer slide".
FYI...Vocabulary will be on the tests. Please be sure to review vocab with your child.
KEEP PRACTICING ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION MATH FACTS DAILY!!! Flash cards are a great way to review and practice.
The students will discuss love and respect in the last chapter. The last test is scheduled for Wed., May 23rd.
Some key ideas to remember for chapter 26. HINT~Use these bullets as a study guide.
The students will prepare for First Reconciliation and First Communion this year. They will receive these sacraments later in the school year, but you can help your child by helping them prepare now by visiting Jesus weekly at Mass and participating.
Science: TFK and class discussions.