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 10/30
10/31~Halloween Party 2:00-2:45
11/1~All Saint's Day Mass 8:30 a.m. Students may dress up as saints.
11/8~Spirit Day~SMS tops and uniform bottoms
11/8~Family Faith Formation
12/6~Family Faith Formation
1/10~Family Faith Formation
1/30~FIRST RECONCILIATION 7:00 P.M.
2/7~Family Faith Formation
3/7~ Family Faith Formation
3/10~FIRST COMMUNION RETREAT 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
4/4~Family Faith Formation
5/2~Family Faith Formation
5/3~FIRST COMMUNION REHEARSAL 6:30-7:30 p.m.
2nd Grade Wish List:
Prizes~Happy Meal size or smaller
READING: Unit 2 Week 4 ~Essential Question: What are features of different animal habitats?
Vocabulary: You can find the vocabulary in the Reading/Writing Workshop book. Vocabulary will be introduced on Monday.
ENGLISH/WRITING: The students will learn about irregular plural nouns this week. They will also learn when to use commas between cities and states and between days and years.
SPELLING: Pretest on Monday, worksheets on Tuesday and Thursday, spelling sentences on Wednesday (come with your ideas on Tuesday evenings), test on Friday
SPEAKING AND LISTENING:
CURSIVE: The students will begin cursive after Christmas.
We have begun discussing two digit subtraction in chapter 4.
M~subtract from a two-digit number
T~ review lessons 1-3
W~quiz over lessons 1-3 in chapter 4 and subtract two digit numbers
T~rewrite two digit subtraction
F~check subtraction with addition
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.
We started chapter 8 today. The test will be tomorrow, 10/31.
Some key ideas to remember for chapter 8 :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 / SOCIAL STUDIES
Science: The students will continue doing activities concerning solids.
S.S.: We will discuss how to use a landform map. We will also discuss the seasons and how they affect the weather.