Beattie 2nd Grade newsletter

March 2015

What Your Student is Learning

Reading/Word Work:


Spelling:

*oo, u_e, ew, ue, ui

* short o sounds-- a, al, aw, au, augh, ough

* ea, ou


Reading Comprehension:

* point of view-- how the character sees things, and what the character thinks

* theme-- the main message or lesson in a story

* summarize--using your own words to tell the important events

* sequence-- the order of events


Vocabulary Strategies:

* suffixes

* idioms

* synonyms


Writing/Grammar:

* animal research

* how to writing


Math:

* counting money

* basic addition and subtraction math facts up to 20

* addition with regrouping

* subtraction with ungrouping


Integrated Studies:

* science-- recycling

* social studies-- we the people

* health-- my plate

Thank You!

We are very thankful to all the parents who donated items, helped with the parties, or planned the activities. Students had a great time and were also very appreciative.
Thank you.
The Second Grade Teachers

Upcoming Events

March 6th: End of Quarter

March 7th-15th: SPRING BREAK NO SCHOOL

March 23rd: Family Garden Night (6:00pm-7:30pm)

March 27th: Report Cards Go Home

March 30th-April 3rd: Unit 5 Test Week. No Spelling