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 Welcome to Second Grade
 
 
REMINDERS:   
 
 
Stations of the Cross
Friday, March 29, 2019 at 2:00 =:)
 
Calendar Change for March & April:
Due to snow days the End of the 3 rd Quarter date has changed to
April 2 nd . Please note the date of the Clerical Day has changed:
March 29, 2019 School in Session – Full Day
April 1, 2019 NO School – Clerical Day
Calendar Changes for June
June 3, 4, 5, 6 School in Session (Full Days)
June 7 No School, Clerical
June 10 School in Session (Full Day)
June 11 Last Day of School – 11:30AM Dismissal
 
New This Semester!!
We will be sending home a new passage each week.
The same passage should be read each evening, for fluency practice.
In addition to the fluency practice, your child will answer two questions
per night from the passage.
Please return this weekly passage each Friday!!!
 
 
March Book Log is due: Friday, March 29th
 
            
     

Star Student of the Week: 

***During each child's special week they will:

*Share their "All About Me - Star Student" poster

*Be the class line leader

*Invite a special visitor to come in to read the class a short story 

*Share a small non-edible treat.

*Fill our Estimation Jar.

*Take Pete the Cat home for a weekend visit!

 

 

 Accelerated Reading Program

***Every student has been given a reading goal to reach each quarter.

Students are to read and take quizzes during school until they reach their goal!!

Students will earn 10 points for reaching their goal, at the end of each 9 weeks=:)

Students now have a new log-in: 

        user name: first and last name (no caps and no spaces)

        Password: abc

 

The correct url is https://Hosted381.renlearn.com/24403/HomeConnect

 

If you’re using that url and getting an error,

it may be that you’re using a browser that not compatible.

For a list of compatible browsers (and other tech info), visit http://support.renlearn.com/techkb/techkb/10624292e.asp

 

I’ve updated the library’s page on the school’s website to include this information.

 

 

    

Monthly Book Logs
 

Don't forget that the March Book Log is due

Friday, March 29th 

The packet of logs for each month was distributed during the first week of school.

 
 
Catholic Identity - Forgiveness
Each week we discuss and do activities centered around a particular virtue.
 
 
     Don't forget to check the Principal's Corner and the E-envelope weekly!! 
 
   
  
 Homework:
Monday, March 25th                 *Math p. 402
                                                 *Write missed words 5x
                                                 *Read story orally: "Penguin Chick"                                               
                                                  **Fluency Practice Sheet / questions 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Tuesday, March 26th              *Math - Checking Progress Quiz
                                                *Study Spelling words
                                                *Read story to an adult: "Penguin Chick"
                                                **Fluency Practice sheet / questions                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wednesday, March 27th        *Math - p. 408
                                                *Study Spelling words
                                                *Read story to an adult: "Penguin Chick"
                                                **Study for: Phonics and Grammar quizzes Thursday
                                                **Fluency Practice sheet / questions                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Thursday, March 28th               *Math - p. 412
                                                  *Study for: Reading and Spelling tests Friday
                                                  *Simple Solution quizzes Tuesday, April 2, 2019                                             
                                                   **Return Fluency practice sheet on Friday                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Friday,  March 29th                   **Enjoy your weekend=:)
                                                ***Fish Fry=:)
                                                
                                                   
                                               
 
Simple Solutions
Simple Solutions consists of a variety of Math and Grammar skills that spiral through each lesson.
Every 5th lesson there will be a 10 point quiz.                                                                                                                                                                                                      
 
 
    ***SPECIALS***
 
 
Monday - Music
 
Tuesday - Computer
 
Wednesday - Spanish
 
Thursday - Mass and Library (Students should bring their Library books to school)
 
Friday - Physical Education
 
 
 
                              READING   
 
Genre: Narrative Nonfiction
 
Story: "Penguin Chick"
 
Vocabulary: webbed, waterproof, steer, whistle, otherwise, junior, slippery, finally
 
High Frequency Words: across, behind, house, how, move, nothing, one, out, took, voice
 
Phonics / Grammar Skills: adjectives; cause/effect; dictionary entry
 
Unit  21 tests: Phonics and Grammar - Thursday, March 28th
                         Vocabulary/Comprehension - Friday, March 29th
 
  
 
                                      SPELLING    
 
WORDS: father, over, under, herd, water, verb, paper, cracker, offer, cover, germ, master,tern, ever, remember, feather
 
SENTENCE: ***Dictated sentences will no longer be given ahead of the Spelling Test
 
Unit 21  Test: Friday, March 29th 
 
 
                                RELIGION
Chapter 22: God Calls Us to Love and Serve
Vocabulary: called by God
 
 Catholic Beliefs:  *We are called by God.
                               *Married people and single people are called by God.
                               *Priests are called by God.
                               * Religious sisters and brothers are called by God.                          
                                
Test: Chapter 22:  Quiz Thursday, April 5, 2019
 
                  
 
                            SOCIAL STUDIES
 
Unit  5:  Our Government
 
Vocabulary: Capitol, court, election, flow chart, government, governor, grid map, hero, main idea, mayor, monument, White House
 
Lesson Objectives:  *Compare the roles of public officials, including mayor, governor, and President.
                                   *Thurgood Marshall's commitment to fairness is an example of good citizenship.
                                   *Describe how governments establish order, provide security, and manage conflict.
                                   *Know how to read and make a flow chart.
                                   *Identify and explain the significance of various national landmarks.
                                   *Know how to use a grid map.
                                   *Understand some of our nation's symbols.
                                   *Learn about the Pledge of Allegiance.
                                   *Identify several American heroes.
                                   *Learn about the European Union.
                                   *Locate European Union countries on a map.                                   
                                                                                                                 
Unit  5 Test:  Mrs. Hobba - Room 306: 
                       Mrs. Zutter Room 304: 
                                   
 
                                       MATH
 
Chapter 9: Subtraction: Three-Digit Numbers
 
Monday:  p. 402
 
Tuesday: Checking Progress Quiz
                               
Wednesday: p. 408
                      
Thursday: p. 412
                  
Friday:   Enjoy your weekend=:)
    
 
 Vocabulary: count on, difference, count back, place value, ones, tens, hundreds, regroup,  
 
****Please drill addition and subtraction math facts every night. Students should be memorizing their facts***
 
During Friday Fun Math we will be doing a mad minute and working through graphing activities.