Second Grade Amazing Dalmatians
Week 9: October 18-21 , 2016
No School Monday!
We had a great week learning about the external and internal character traits from some of our favorite book characters. Next week our focus will be on context clues. We will use these clues to find out the meaning of unknown words within a passage, story, or text.
Ex. of Context Clues
Julie bought a gift for her mom at a cart in the mall. The kiosk sells special chocolate candies.
In this sentence, the word kiosk means
This week we got started on a new writing prompt. We brainstormed a list of times we were sick or hurt. We will continue this prompt next week and focus on the use of adjectives to describe the nouns we have used. We use adjectives to make our sentences more descriptive.
We want to SHOW our readers what happened during our small moment. The students will continue to work with their writing buddy to generate sentences that show our readers what happened.
We will also spend some time editing and revising our work. Writing conferences will help the students see what they need to work on to improve their personal narratives.
As always, keep practicing on ReflexMath to master your facts!
October Events and Reminders
10-16 Anne Sullivan School Dedication, 2:00 P.M.
10-17 Student Holiday: Campus Staff Development
10-19 Wear “ORANGE” attire to show that ASE Dalmatians are against BULLYING!
10-20 Report Cards go home
10-24 Fall Picture Day
Absence letters and Dismissal Changes
In the case of an event that causes a change in the way your child goes home please follow these steps:
- Send an email to Ms. Haas before 2:45 p.m., firstname.lastname@example.org
- State in the email:
- Student’s name
- Teacher’s name
- Your phone number for verification purposes
- Time of pickup (no dismissals after 2:45 p.m.)
- Reason for last minute change
If your child is absent, please e-mail Ms. Haas, email@example.com as well as your child's teacher.