Mrs. King's 2nd Grade Class

December 19, 2014

Rebuilding Gingerbread Town!

Students reviewed community and economic standards during a project to rebuild "Gingerbread Town!" I am so proud of their creativity and collaboration!
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Gingerbread House Decorating!

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Holiday Party

A big THANK YOU to Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Medrano and the other parent volunteers who helped with our Holiday Party today! The kids had a great time!

I can't thank each of you enough for all my gifts! Thank you, so much!

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Culture Survey

A culture survey was sent home today. Over winter break, please discuss the questions with your child and help them to complete the form. Please return the survey on Wednesday, January 7th. Thank you for your help with this project!

Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas from my family to yours! am so thankful to have the opportunity to work with you and your child! I hope you have a wonderful holiday!

Important Information for the week after Winter Break!


  • Students will be given their next set of Words Their Way spelling words on Tuesday, January 6th.
  • The next Wordly Wise vocabulary words will begin the following Monday, January 12th!
  • The week A homework schedule will resume after break, however on the evenings there is Wordly Wise assigned, students will only be required to read or work on math fact fluency for 20 minutes. Our next Word Study quiz will be Friday, January 16th.

Mark your Calendar!

January 6: First day back for students
January 16: Half Day for Professional Development
January 19: Martin Luther King Day (no school)

Next Week's Specials

Monday 1/5- No School

Tuesday 1/6- Day 2: Music & Library

Wednesday 1/7- Day 3: Art

Thursday 1/8- Day 4: P.E.

Friday 1/9- Day 5: Music

We are Learning...

Reading: We will continue to study nonfiction texts. We will be learning how to gather information from informational texts so that we can become experts on a topic. We will be comparing and contrasting different books on the same topic as we read.

Math: We will begin our new topic on subtraction to 100 with and without regrouping.

Writing: We will begin a new unit on nonfiction writing texts. Students will understand the structure of explanatory and informational texts. They will learn how to write so that they can teach others.

We will begin a new topic on states of matter. Students will be studying the properties of liquids and gases.