Dear Second Grade Families:
I hope the second grade families all enjoyed the second to last weekend in Summer! Welcome Scholastic Book Fair Week!
Thank you to all of the families that are helping their children review their math facts, flash cards from 1-10, both addition and subtraction. This is presently helping as we group and regroup two and three digit math facts. This will also prove to be a benefit when we move into multiplication and division, as well. Please also keep reviewing time and money with reading and writing daily for 15-20 minutes. Thank you for support!
Week of September 16th-Sept. 20th., 2019
Week at a Glance:
Math-Chapter 2: Addition with and without regrouping two digit and three digit numbers; we will continue to review addition and subtraction facts; we will regroup in ones and in tens; read; as well as working in their workbook and supplements. Please help your child review their addition and subtraction math facts as we are utilizing them now.
Open Court-Continue: Unit 1, Lesson 3: we will blend words and build oral language skills and fluency skills; sounds: s; es; and ed; inflectional and plural endings; Read: “The Bat, Birds, and Beasts”; apply comprehensive strategies; asking and answering questions and making connections; describe story elements; compare and contrast; characters; events in a story; understand the author’s purpose; identify fact and opinion; visualize and ask and answer questions; classify and categorize; classifying characters; antonyms; word and sentence dictation; and continue daily work in journals; clarify and make connections.
Religion- REVIEW prayers: Our Father, Hail Mary, Angel of God, Glory Be and introduce new prayer of the day. Continue: Unit 2, lesson 3: Jesus is Our Example; man and woman are created; discover that Jesus is the perfect image of God; learn about the Sacrament of Baptism; understand how important it is for us to be baptized; daily reflections from the Bible.
Science-continue: “Be a scientist”: work on our interactive science journal; identify the skills that scientists use to investigate questions; identify the stages in a plant’s life cycle; describe seeds and their origins.
*Thursday, Sept. 19th., Spelling homework due
*Friday, Sept. 20th, SPELLING TEST
*Friday, Sept. 27th., NO SCHOOL: ARCHDIOCESAN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
*This week is Scholastic Book Fair Week-Monday through Thursday (Half day)
*All Fridays will be STM spirit dress day! Please wear an STM shirt or STM T-shirt, this shirt CANNOT be a homemade shirt and please wear jeans or uniform bottoms. Thank you for your support.
**Math homework will be sent home the day that we complete a lesson and typically due the next day unless otherwise specified.
**A white STM folder will be sent home every Monday with graded and completed work for your review and to be kept at home. Please remember to sign the form in the folder.
**Please also remember to sign the assignment notepad each night that it comes home and review the spelling words.
May this school year be blessed by God and may God continue to bless the second grade families all year long.