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 2/25
Please remember to check green folders daily.
Ask your child if they need more supplies. Some are in need of pencils, colored pencils, and markers.
Be sure to sign up for your FREE ENERGY KIT sponsored by Duke Energy. Students brought home cards with info last Thursday. When you request a kit, you help the school earn cash rewards, and yur family gets a chance to win $1000. Go to MyEnergyKit.org or call 1-855-386-9548. Thanks for supporting SMS!
IMPORTANT DATES FOR UPCOMING EVENT
Third Tuesdays~PO meetings 6 p.m.
3/9~First Communion Retreat
3/13~Early Dismissal 2:50 and Spirit Day-wear uniform bottoms
4/10~Early Dismissal 2:50
5/8~Early Dismissal 2:50
2nd Grade Wish List:
READING: Unit 5 Week 2~Essential Question: How do people get along?
Phonics: dipthongs spelled: oi and oy
Vocabulary: You can find the vocabulary in the Reading/Writing Workshop book. Vocabulary will be introduced on Monday.
Tuesday evening: read vocab pgs. 346-351
Wednesday evening: read pgs. 412-437 and 440-441
Thursday evening: review story and vocab for test pgs. 346-347 (VOCAB) & 412-437 (STORY)
ENGLISH/WRITING: The students will be learnng about more pronouns this week.
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 have learned all of the cursive letters. Everyone is now writing their names in cursive and applying their skills to some assignments.
The students are telling time in chapter 10.
M~review page 611-612 (Homework if not completed in school)
T~quiz 10 over first 3 lessons and introducing time to the quarter hour
W~learning time to the quarter hour
T~5 minute intervals
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 finish chapter 16 with a test on Wednesday. Then we will practice receiving.
Some key ideas to remember for chapter 16 . HINT~Use these bullets as a study guide.
Chapter 16 :
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: Students will learn about living things in habitats.
S.S.: Students will discuss producers and consumers