September 5-8

I hope everyone had a relaxing Labor Day weekend!!!!

Our learning focus:

Reading- This week our shared reading is It’s Justin Time, Amber Brown. It’s a book about a birthday and friendship.  We will discuss the story elements, vocabulary, and asking questions.

Each child in second grade is required to read and take 2 AR test each week. Please help you child remember to do this and not wait until Friday to complete this assignment.  The children had time to read each morning before school and time during the school day. More than half the class waited until Friday to take their test. This week let’s take at least one test by Thursday.

Spelling/Phonics: This week we will focus on long a words.  The spelling words will come home Tuesday. Spelling homework will be Wednesday night. Please study these words with your child.  We will have a test on Friday.

Grammar: Irregular plural nouns

Written Expression-This week, we will write a story about our about an experience with their best friend.

Math: The children are skip counting, renaming numbers, and more practice with basic facts. It is so important that the children learn their basic facts.  Don’t forget about MobyMax to help with practicing their facts. Fact Fluency is the program they need to use for practice.

Social Studies This week we will discuss rules and laws.  We will begin learning about the duties of the President, Governor, and Mayor.

What else is going on?

  • Blast Off will be completed in class this week.
  • We will have Guidance on Thursday.
  • Our schedule will change on Wednesday, 9/6 to 9/15. Our lunch will be 11:30-12:00 and specials 1:20-1:40.
  • Parents-please send in dry erase markers. We use these marks all the time during math time. The children lose them and they dry out.  Thank you!!!

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