Frenchtown Academic Newsletter

for the week of 6-6-16

Moving On

Frenchtown’s Second Grade Moving On Ceremony

Frenchtown’s Second Grade Moving On Ceremony


Second Grade Moving On Ceremony

Wednesday, June 15th

at 9:15 a.m.

Due to space limitations, we can only admit two guests per student. no siblings please.

This is NOT the last day of school for Grade 2 students. Instruction will continue through June 21, 2016.

Happy Birthday to our Frenchtown Friends:

June 6: Nicholas P.

June 8: John P. (JD) and Kiera R.

June 9: Braden S.

June 12: Lucian S.

In the classrooms...



Understanding addition and subtraction

Parent Newsletter:


Writing sentences

Fluent reading

Changing sentences

Trick words: one


RL.K.2 With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including

key details.

Grade 1:


- Grade 1 is reviewing, differentiating, and enriching the common core focus;

•Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120.

• Read and write numerals to 120.

• Represent a number of objects with a
Written numeral.

• Add a two­‐digit number and a one­‐digit number within 100 using
Models, drawings and strategies.

• Add a two ­- digit number and a
Multiple of 10, within 100 using models, drawings and strategies.

• Subtract multiples of 10 in the range 10 – 90 from multiples of 10 in the range
10 – 90.

• Relate computational strategies to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

• Compare two 2‐digit numbers and record the results of the comparisons using correct mathematical symbols (>, <, or =).

Grade 1 is Continuing to use IXL to reinforce grade 1 math skills and preview grade 2.



- Students are close reading, referring back to the text, highlighting important information and crafting thorough answers with correct sentence structure. - June Journals with interesting writing prompts are great tools for students to practice their writing and express their opinion.

-Digraphs, r controlled vowels, vowel teams, glued sounds, and blends, are spelling and reading strategies students have learned and are using to become better readers, spellers and writers.


This is our last week for Pebbles, Sand and Silt… Clay is the smallest earth material students have worked with, leaving their hands dusty and powdery. Students will observe how water and air effect clay in an overnight experiment. The science kit concludes with students identifying earth’s materials and their characteristics.


- Grade one students enjoyed visiting the grade two classroom, meeting the teachers, and seeing what they have to look forward to next year, in 2nd grade.

- Grade one also hosted the kindergarteners. Sharing all the exciting things they do in 1st grade.

Grade 2:


Second graders will continuing to learn about fractions, elapsed time, and continue practicing basic addition/subtraction skills. Please keep practicing math facts at home.


Students will be finishing writing their insect reports and will also practice writing narratives and responses to literature.


We will continue reading a variety of literature using the I Pads and chapter books. Don’t forget to remind your child to read at least 30 minutes nightly.


Hopefully, all of the children are enjoying working on their Insect Poster. Please remember posters are due in class on June 8th. Parents are invited to view the Insect Museum on Friday, June 10th between one and two o’clock.

We all enjoyed our field trip to Eldredge. Please ask your child to fill in all the details.

Mark your calendar!

June 7: Talent Show at EGHS

June 9: Kindergarten Open House @ 6:30

June 10: Grade 2 Insect Museum