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2nd Grade

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Please look below to see what we are learning in 2nd grade the week of 2/20 – 2/23!

***There will be no tutoring on Monday, February 26th, 2018***

Vocabulary – Unit 2 – This week we will continue with Unit 2. Students will learn the meaning(s) to the following words: bench, bridge, cross, crowd, deep, fresh, frown, signal, travel, worry. We will take the Unit 2 assessment on Wednesday, 2/28.

Reading – Unit 3.5 – This week in reading we are reading a story called, A Weed Is A Flower. It’s a biography about a famous African American, George Washington Carver, the inventor of a very famous food we eat today. We will be working on the following skills: cause and effect, words with comparative endings (er and est), high-frequency words, fact and opinion, timeline, and sequence.

Religion – Unit 3 Chapter 18 – This week we will begin chapter 18. This chapter teaches us about the second main part of Mass, The Liturgy of the Eucharist, and what happens during this part of Mass. We will take the assessment next week on Wednesday, 2/28/18.

Math Chapter 6 – This week we will begin chapter 6. This chapter is all about 2-D and 3-D shapes.

Writing – Students will continue to learn about common and proper nouns, and will use these in their writing. We will also be practicing fixing sentences without proper capitalization. We will also be practicing our handwriting uppercase and lowercase letters f, b, l, t, h, k, w, y.

Social Studies – Unit 3 Lesson 6 – This week we will learn all about new immigrants who came to America where the many Native American tribes were already living and how they lived.

Science – This week we will continue to learn about evaporation and the water cycle.

Spelling Words – the spelling test and spelling sentence test will be this Friday, 2/23/18.

  1. sooner
  2. soonest
  3. hotter
  4. hottest
  5. busier
  6. busiest
  7. happier
  8. happiest
  9. smaller
  10. smallest
  11. fatter
  12. fattest

Resource Schedule:

Monday – PE

Tuesday – music, media

Wednesday – art

Thursday – PE

Friday – Spanish

Habits of the Mind for February:  Thinking Interdependently

  • Teamwork!
  • Work and learn from others.
  • Community

“I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.”

~ Saint Teresa of Calcutta

 

Important Dates for 2nd Grade:

  • 2/20/18 (Tuesday) – First Eucharist meeting in the cafeteria at 7 p.m
  • 2/21/18 (Wednesday) – 2nd Grade Confessions after Mass
  • 3/3/18 (Saturday) – First Eucharist retreat at the school at 9:00-3:00 (students and parents should bring a lunch)
  • 3/5/18 (Monday) – IOWA state testing begins
  • 3/7/18 (Wednesday) – Zoo Field Trip Money and Permission slips are due!
  • 4/12/18 (Thursday) – Zoo Field Trip from 8:30-2:00 p.m.
  • 5/3/18 (Thursday) – First Eucharist Rehearsals at 6:30 p.m.
  • 5/5/18 (Saturday) – First Eucharist in the Church at 10:30 a.m.