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 12/10
Please remember to check green folders daily.
Please remember to wear gym shoes on Fridays for class.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR UPCOMING EVENT
Third Tuesdays~PO meetings 6 p.m.
12/12~Early Dismissal 2:50
12/13~Christmas Program-Be in classroom by 6:45. Parents keep coats.
12/14~Presents for Family gift exchange due
1/9~Early Dismissal 2:50
2/13~Early Dismissal 2:50
3/13~Early Dismissal 2:50
4/10~Early Dismissal 2:50
5/8~Early Dismissal 2:50
2nd Grade Wish List:
READING: Unit 3 Week 5 ~Essential Question: How do you express yourself?
Ponics: long u spelled: u_e, ew, ue, u
Vocabulary: You can find the vocabulary in the Reading/Writing Workshop book. Vocabulary will be introduced on Monday.
Tuesday evening: read vocab story pgs. 246-249
Wednesday evening: read story pgs. 294-297 and 298-299
Thursday evening: review poems and vocab for test pgs. 244-245 (VOCAB) & 294-297 (STORY)
ENGLISH/WRITING: The students will be learning how to combine sentences with conjunctions and rearrange sentences with commas. They will also be reviewing basic sentence punctuation.
SPELLING: YOUR CHILD NEEDS TO STUDY THE WORDS HE/SHE CIRCLED ON THE WHITE SHEET OF PAPER.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 learn cursive after Christmas Break. Please allow me to introduce how to make the strokes in class.
The students will be finishing chapter 6 with a test on Wednesday, 12/12.
W~test chapter 6
T~take apart 3 digit numbers to subtract
F~continue take apart
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.
I will be checking to see if the students know the Act of Contrition beginning the week of 12/16.
We have been discussing preparing for the sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation in chapter 11. The test is scheduled for Tues. 12/18.
Some key ideas to remember for chapter 11. 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.
In order to be fully prepared to receive the sacraments, this year your child will need to know the following prayers.
Science: The students learn about earth's surface changes.
S.S.: The students will learn about the Spanish coming to America and the pilgrims arriving.