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2nd Grade

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Please look below to see what we are learning in 2nd grade this week!

Phonics – Unit 5 – This week we are learning about contractions with will (he’ll), not (don’t), is (she’s), have (I’ve), am (I’m), are (we’re), and us (let’s). We will also be working on words with inflected endings s (books), es (boxes), ing (playing), and ed (played).

Reading – Unit 2.2 – This week in reading we are learning about Abraham Lincoln. We will be focusing on contractions, cause and effect, timeline, main idea, main topic and supporting details.

Religion – Unit 1 Chapter 10 – We will finish Chapter 10 this week and will take the test on Friday, 11/17. Students will be tested on the Act of Contrition, as well as the Hail Mary, the Our Father, and the Glory Be on Monday 11/20/17. You will receive a note stating which prayers your child knows, and which ones they will need to work on over the Thanksgiving Break.

Act of Contrition

My God, I am sorry for my sins with all my heart. In choosing to do wrong and failing to do good, I have sinned against you whom I should love above all things. I firmly intend, with your help, to do penance, to sin no more, and to avoid whatever leads me to sin. Our Savior Jesus Christ suffered and died for us. In his name, my God, have mercy.

 

Math Chapter 3 – This week we will be continuing chapter 3, we are learning about data, and how to collect and use data. We will learn about bar graphs and pictographs. We will also learn how to find the range, mode, and median from a group of data.

Writing – Students will continue to practice using complete sentences and correct punctuation in their writing. We will be learning about different types of sentences (declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, and imperative) and the type of punctuation to be used in each type. This week we will continue talking about adjectives and how to use them in our writing to make our writing come alive with details.

Social Studies – We are continuing with Chapter 2 and will learn about the first inhabitants here in the United States and about their culture. The Native American tribes we are learning about this week are from the Southeast region.

Spelling Words – Week of 11/13/17 – spelling test will be on Friday (11/17) this week!

  1. can’t
  2. I’m
  3. she’s
  4. haven’t
  5. it’s
  6. didn’t
  7. great
  8. aren’t
  9. hadn’t
  10. he’s
  11. who’s
  12. isn’t
  13. I’ll
  14. worst

Resource Schedule:

Monday – PE

Tuesday – music, media

Wednesday – art

Thursday – PE

Friday – Spanish

 

Habits of the Mind for November –

 

Important Dates for 2nd Grade:

  • Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 – First Reconciliation at 9:30 a.m. in the church
  • Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 – Christmas Shop Visit  8:15-9:15 a.m.