Week of October 15th
I hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend. It was great to relax and catch up with family.Its a short week this week, but we have plenty to keep us busy.
On Wednesday. Please sign your child’s planner
All School Mass Friday at 1:00
We will have a special mass for all 2nd graders and their families this Sunday, October 20th at 10:00 mass. I hope to see you all there.
For the rest of the week, the info to know is as follows:
Math- We will working on Chapter 3; Addition and subtraction. Homework will be Monday-Thursday. Please continue to practice addition/subtraction with your child.
Spelling- The Spelling words for this week are as follows:plant, front, bring, glad, clap, dress, class, flat, glass, grass, carry, whole, goes,don’t, and because. If children use capital letters inappropriately, or write letters backwards, the word will be marked wrong. Homework on Tuesday is 4X each
Reading- The students will be reading Eye Spy and Seeing. The students should read Seeing for homework on Wednesday. Every Friday, the kids will take a vocabulary/comprehension quiz that I will take for a grade out of 10 points. Along with our weekly quizzes, we will also be doing 1 extended response question. The children and I will be doing these together for a while. You will start to see the acronym SLAM. Don’t forget about accelerated reading tests. Students are required to pass 4 tests each month (70% or higher.) Students can take quizzes before or after school in the library, or in our room during reading class. The kids are really excited about this. Reading each and every night will help your child prepare. I will be taking a grade each month for AR. If students pass 4 tests in a month, they will earn 40/40. If they only pass 3 tests, their score will be 30/40 and so on. Bookadventure.com is a great FREE site where kids can take practice tests.
Religion- We will start working on Chapter 4: We praise and thank God. All second graders and their families are invited to gather for 10:00 a.m. mass on Sunday, October 20th to formally start First Communion preparation. The children and their families will sit together near the front of the church as a group. The children will be introduced to the parishioners, who will begin praying for them. The children will receive a blessing and hear a homily directed to them. There will be a reception following mass. This mass will provide an opportunity for First Communion families to meet and get to know each other..
Language Arts- We will continue working on nouns.
Social Studies-We will begin working on Unit 2; The Earth
Science- We will begin classifying living/nonliving things
Please feel free to email me firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Looking forward to a great week ahead.