HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

It has been a privilege to have your child as a part of our classroom family. Thank you for trusting us to be a part of your child’s educational journey. We hope that you and your family have a spectacular summer filled with friends, family, wonderful memories, and reading! ūüôā

Week of May 14 and May 21

This Week:

Reading: Determining Main Idea and Details and Asking/Answering Questions

Writing: Narrative Writing

Phonics: Suffixes (ness and tion)

Math: Arrays and Review

Content: Jimmy Carter and Allocation of Goods and Services

Spelling Words:

  1. reaction
  2. vacation
  3. addition
  4. education
  5. creation
  6. kindness
  7. happiness
  8. fitness
  9. weakness
  10. sickness

Challenge Words:

  1. thoughtfulness
  2. gratefulness
  3. carelessness
  4. celebration
  5. decoration

Upcoming Events:

May 17th: End of the Year Celebration at 1:00

May 22nd: Early Release Day

May 23rd: Early Release Day and Last Day of School

 

Week of May 7

This Week:

Reading: Determining Main Idea and Details and Asking/Answering Questions

Writing: Narrative Writing

Phonics: Suffixes (s and es)

Math: Arrays

Content: Jimmy Carter

Spelling Words:

  1. marches
  2. stitches
  3. coaches
  4. dishes
  5. crashes
  6. brushes
  7. halves
  8. wolves
  9. dresses
  10. glasses
  11. stories
  12. hurries
  13. buzzes
  14. foxes
  15. flexes

Challenge Words:

  1. ostriches
  2. waltzes
  3. businesses
  4. countries
  5. vasnishes

Upcoming Events:

May 7th-11th: Book Fair

May 11th: Library Books Due

May 17th: End of the Year Celebration at 1:00

May 22nd: Early Release Day

May 23rd: Early Release Day and Last Day of School

 

Week of April 30

Field Day is May 3rd

Field day is one of the most anticipated days of the year! If you want to be a part of the fun, sign up to be a field day volunteer here!

This Week:

Reading: Determining Main Idea and Details and Asking/Answering Questions

Writing: Persuasive Writing

Phonics: Suffixes (er and est)

Math: Telling Time; Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping

Content: Jimmy Carter

Spelling Words:

  1. quicker
  2. slower
  3. smarter
  4. taller
  5. brighter
  6. fluffier
  7. grumpier
  8. fastest
  9. easiest
  10. hardest
  11. strongest
  12. kindest
  13. luckiest
  14. softest
  15. shortest

Challenge Words:

  1. healthier
  2. murkier
  3. narrowest
  4. friendliest
  5. clumsiest

Upcoming Events:

May 3rd: K-2 Field Day

May 4th: 3-5 Field Day

May 7th-11th: Book Fair

May 11th: Library Books Due

May 17th: End of the Year Celebration at 1:00

 

Week of April 23

Field Day is May 3rd

Field day is one of the most anticipated days of the year! If you want to be a part of the fun, sign up to be a field day volunteer here!

This Week:

Reading: Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text and Context Clues

Writing: Informational Writing

Phonics: Suffixes

Math: Telling Time; Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping

Content: Butterfly Life Cycle

Spelling Words:

1. slowly
2. fairly
3. happily
4. loudly
5. quickly
6. softly
7. easily
8. painful
9. useful
10.careful
11.farmer
12.baker
13.painter
14.driver
15.teacher

Challenge Words:

1. extremely
2. especially
3. purposeful
4. successful
5. publisher

Upcoming Events:

April 24th: Kindergarten Registration
April 25th: Library Lesson
April 26th: Performing and Visual Arts Night
May 3rd: K-2 Field Day
May 4th: 3-5 Field Day

Week of April 16

Field Day is May 3rd

Field day is one of the most anticipated days of the year! If you want to be a part of the fun, sign up to be a field day volunteer here!

This Week:

Reading: Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text and Context Clues

Writing: Irregular Past Tense Verbs

Phonics: Suffixes

Math: Telling Time; Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping

Content: Butterfly Life Cycle

Spelling Words:

  1. spoke
  2. drove
  3. began
  4. drank
  5. told
  6. forgave
  7. sang
  8. forgot
  9. caught
  10. bought
  11. became
  12. taught
  13. built
  14. heard
  15. chose

Challenge Words:

  1. understood
  2. partitioned
  3. migrated
  4. molting
  5. emerging

Upcoming Events:

April 20th: PTA Food Truck Movie Night/PTA Meeting
April 24th: Kindergarten Registration
April 26th: Performing and Visual Arts Night

Week of April 9

Happy Spring Break! We hope that you and your families have a wonderful spring break full of friends, family, and memories!

This Week:

Reading: Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text and Context Clues

Writing: Informational Writing; Irregular Past Tense Verbs

Phonics: Suffixes- Ed and Ing

Math: 2 Dimensional Shapes and Partitioning Shapes; Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping

Content: Plant Life Cycle

Spelling Words:

  1. jumped
  2. moved
  3. skipped
  4. learned
  5. needed
  6. created
  7. smiled
  8. chopping
  9. packing
  10. winning
  11. playing
  12. running
  13. talking
  14. hugging
  15. singing

Challenge Words:

  1. decomposing
  2. regrouping
  3. expanded
  4. transformed
  5. continued

Upcoming Events:

April 2nd-6th: Spring Break
April 20th: PTA Food Truck Movie Night/PTA Meeting
April 24th: Kindergarten Registration
April 26th: Performing and Visual Arts Night

Week of March 26

Career Week: 

This week is career week at the Jack! Second grade will learn all about different careers on Wednesday with fun activities and presenters. Thursday will be college day; students are invited to dress in their favorite college’s colors or attire. Friday is career dress up day; students are invited to dress up for the career that they want. Although Friday is a dress up day, students still need to be in dress code.

This Week:

Reading: Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text and Context Clues

Writing: Informational Writing

Phonics: Prefixes Dis, Mis, and Pre

Math: 2 Dimensional Shapes and Partitioning Shapes

Content: Frog Life Cycle

Spelling Words:

1. disagree
2. dishonest
3. dislike
4. disbelieve
5. disappear
6. premade
7. preschool
8. prepaid
9. preview
10.pretest
11.misbehave
12.mishear
13.misspell
14.misuse
15.misread

Challenge Words:

1. misunderstood
2. misinformation
3. disorganized
4. disrespectful
5. prehistoric

Upcoming Events:

April 2nd-6th: Spring Break
April 20th: PTA Food Truck Movie Night/PTA Meeting
April 24th: Kindergarten Registration
April 26th: Performing and Visual Arts Night

Week of March 19

This Week:

Reading: Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text and Comparing Two Related Texts

Writing: Informational Writing

Phonics: Prefixes Un and Re

Math: 2 Dimensional Shapes

Content: Frog Life Cycle

Spelling Words:

  1. redo
  2. replay
  3. rewind
  4. retest
  5. reset
  6. review
  7. refill
  8. retell
  9. undo
  10. unhappy
  11. unwrap
  12. untie
  13. unsafe
  14. unlucky
  15. unfair

Challenge Words:

  1. unacceptable
  2. unnecessary
  3. unusual
  4. reorganize
  5. recover

Upcoming Events:

March 21st: Kindergarten Registration

March 21st: Los Bravos Spirit Night

March 22nd: Field Trip to the Children’s Museum

March 22nd: Deadline for Online Field Day Shirt Orders

March 24th: Nickajack Dash and Silent Auction

April 2nd-6th: Spring Break

Week of March 12

This Week:

Reading: Point of View

Writing: Persuasive Writing

Phonics: Silent Letters

Math: Adding and Subtracting Two Digit Numbers with Regrouping

Content: States of Matter

Spelling Words:

  1. write
  2. knee
  3. lamb
  4. half
  5. knot
  6. tough
  7. knock
  8. comb
  9. gnome
  10. knew
  11. wrist
  12. gnat
  13. laugh
  14. rough
  15. wrong

Challenge Words:

  1. leprechaun
  2. Thumbelina
  3. column
  4. answer
  5. whistle

Upcoming Events:

March 14th: Early Release

March 15th: Relay for Life Talent Show

March 15th: Deadline for Online Field Day Shirt Orders

March 21st: Kindergarten Registration

March 21st: Los Bravos Spirit Night

March 24th: Nickajack Dash and Silent Auction