2nd Grade

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

Phonics – Unit 3 – We are learning about long vowel sounds for “a”, “i”, and “u”.

Reading – Unit 1 – Friday (9/22) the students will be tested on main idea and supporting details, as well as topic. The test will also include character and setting, as well as plot (beginning, middle, and end). Students can use old homework and classwork to prepare for this assessment.

Religion – Unit 1 Chapter 3 – The students are leaning that  the Church celebrates with seven special signs called sacraments, and that Jesus is with us in the sacraments. Please also have your child practice the following prayer:

“Mother Mary, prepare out hearts to receive Jesus.”

Math Chapter 1 – Friday (9/22) will be the end of chapter test for chapter 1. Students can use old homework and classwork to prepare for this assessment. Students will be tested on addition and subtraction up to 20. They will also be tested on fact families, and story problems for both addition and subtraction.

Writing – We are learning about punctuation (period, question mark, and exclamation mark) and how to use them correctly in our writing.

Science – We are learning about matter (solids, liquids, and gasses) and how everything in the world is made up of matter.

Social Studies – The students are learning about maps and the different types of maps: thematic maps, political maps, physical maps, and globes.

Spelling Words – Week of 9/18/17 – spelling test are every Friday, or the last day of the week!

  1. live
  2. city
  3. state
  4. maps
  5. play
  6. of
  7. for
  8. find
  9. hard
  10. drop
  11. desk
  12. when

Resource Schedule:

Monday – PE

Tuesday – music, media

Wednesday – art

Thursday – PE

Friday – Spanish

Fall Festival – Star Wars raffle item is due on Friday, September 22, 2017. Students who bring in an item for the raffle will receive a non-uniform day on Friday, September 29, 2017. Thank you to all of the parents who were able to send in an item for the raffle!

Habits of the Mind for August – Applying past knowledge – when we construct meaning we make connections. “Happy the one who finds wisdom, the one who gains understanding.” Proverbs 3:13