blessed trinity catholic school

Please see below to see what we are learning in 2nd grade the week of February 11th-15th!

***Parents, this Thursday, 2/14, is a non-uniform day for Valentine colors and accessories for a $2 donation. Ms. Davis has also approved the 2nd grade students to also have crazy hair day, and boot day, in addition to the non-uniform day on 2/14. These were 2 of the incentives the class earned from Boosterthon. If you have any questions, please let me know. ***

Reading  – Unit 5 Week 1 – this week in reading we are reading a story titled, Fire Fighter! We will learn the following vocabulary words: actor, foolish, selfish, helper, singer, visitor. We will also work on fact and opinion, we will learn about pronouns, and will review story structure (character, setting, plot).

Phonics – Unit 8 – this week in phonics we will learn about synonyms and antonyms.

Math – Chapter 9 – this week we will continue with subtracting three-digit numbers with regrouping twice, and will also learn how to use addition to check our work. We will take the chapter 9 test on Friday, 2/15.

Social Studies – this week we will begin Unit 2 Lesson 6 and will learn about immigrants who first traveled to the United States. We will also finish up our totem poles from lesson 5.

Science – this week in science we will begin to learn about weather and how to use a thermometer to tell the temperature outside.

Religion – Chapter 18 – this week we will begin a new chapter that will teach us all about the second part of Mass. The chapter 18 assessment will not be until next week on Friday, 2/22.

Spelling – test on Friday, 2/15/19

  1. cheerful
  2. visitor
  3. slowly
  4. weekly
  5. teacher
  6. helper
  7. hardly
  8. graceful
  9. yearly
  10. quickly
  11. fighter
  12. sailor

Tutoring – continues 2/11 and will end at 3:30 p.m. There will be no tutoring during TeraNova testing on Monday, 2/25, and Monday, 3/4. Tutoring will resume after testing on Monday, 3/11.

Homework – there is homework this week, math is due in class the next day it’s assigned, and the reading packet is due on Friday, 2/15/19.

Resource Schedule

Monday – PE

Tuesday – art and media

Wednesday – art

Thursday – PE

Friday – Spanish

Important Dates for 2nd grade:

  • Valentine Exchange – Thursday, 2/14/19 after lunch in the classroom
  • First Eucharist Parent Meeting – Tuesday, 2/19/19 7:00 p.m. in the cafeteria
  • TerraNova Testing – 2/25/19 – 3/8/19 (parents please make sure your child is on school everyday during testing, is well rested and eats breakfast before school each day)
  • First Eucharist Retreat – Saturday, 3/2/19 at 9 a.m. at the school
  • First Eucharist Rehearsal – Thursday, 5/2/19 at 6:30 p.m. at the church
  • First Eucharist – Saturday, 5/4/19 at 10:30 a.m.