Mrs. Culligan's Second Grade Class

Week of Sept. 16th, 2013

Important Dates

Sept. 16th-Misadventure pictures due.

Sept. 17th-MAPS testing-reading test at 9:00.

Sept. 19th-Follow Friday Schedule-P.E. and Music

Sept. 20th-Early release-1:20 dismissal we will follow Thursday schedule therefore it is an ART day!

Skills and Activities for the week.....

  • Writing-personal narratives....using drawings to get ideas to write about misadventures and happy moments.
  • Grammar-Pronouns
  • Grammar-Writing complete sentences-subject/predicate and using a capital letter to start the sentence and punctuation at the end.
  • Shared Reading-Fiction-Arthur's Reading Race-Who? Where? When? What?
  • Fluency Practice-rereading with a partner-leveled paperback books
  • Science-Life Cycles
  • Computers-No computer class because of the early release. :(
  • Math-missing partners and totals, odd/even numbers, counting by 1, 2 and 10
  • Daily 5-practice making choices and building stamina
  • Spelling-sight words and short vowel a and i words

READ 20 minutes each night!


Monday-reread Arthur's Race in Storytown and practice missed spelling words on your preview list.

Tuesday-Choice read and go on Xtra math and practice.

Wednesday-Choice read and practice missed spelling words.

Thursday-Choice read and do math sheet.

Friday-Reread fluency book and practice math facts..try using xtra math.


Looking for 2 rectangle shaped laundry baskets that are sturdy enough for the students to sit in.

Please buy your child a hand held sharpener for class. Our electric sharpener is falling apart. I am looking for a replacement.


Alex-Sept. 19th

Adrianna-Sept. 20th