# What's New In C2

## Literacy

Davis' Family

I can ask and answer who, what, where, when, why and how questions to show that I understand stories and nonfiction text.

Daniel's Family

I can ask who, what, when, where, why and how questions to show that I understand stories and nonfiction texts.

I can write friendly letters using commas in the greeting and closing.

Moorelin's Family

I can understand how to write words in plural form. Ex. child-children, goose-geese, love-loving, etc.

I can identify and use proper nouns in my writing.

Ex. Leah and Christine went to Best Buy.

Steindorff's Family

I can ask and answer who, what, where, when, why and how questions to show that I understand stories and nonfiction text.

Whiten's Family

I can ask and answer who, what, where, when, why and how questions to show that I understand stories and nonfiction text.

## Mathematics

Davis' Family

* I can use a.m. and p.m. in the right ways.

* I can tell time to five minutes using analog or digital clocks.

* I can count money to help me solve word problems.

(Continuing to work on addition and subtraction within 1000 with regrouping.)

Daniel's Family

I can identify fractions by halves, thirds, fourths and I can write fractions.

I can tell time to five minutes using an analog or digital clock and use a.m. and p.m.

I can count money to help me solve word problems.

I can add and subtract within 1,000 with regrouping.

I can add up to four 2-digit numbers.

Moorelin's Family

I can read data to create a picture graph.

Ex. 456+234 , 567+345, etc.

Steindorff's Family

* I can use a.m. and p.m. in the right ways.

* I can tell time to five minutes using analog or digital clocks.

* I can count money to help me solve word problems.

(Continuing to work on addition and subtraction within 1000 with regrouping.)

Whiten's Family

• I can solve words problems using dollar bills and coins. (2.MD.8)
• I can tell and write time to the nearest five minutes using a.m. or p.m. (2.MD.7)
• I can fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. (2.OA.2)
• I can fluently add and subtract within 20 using place value strategies or order go operations. (2.NBT.5)
• I can add and subtract up to 4 two digit numbers. (2.NBT.6)
• I can add and subtract up to 1000. (2.NBT.7)

## Social Science

SS 2.2: Describe the significance of national holidays, including Martin Luther King day

SS 2.4: Compare features of modern-day living to those of the past

SS 2.9 Describe rights and responsibilities of citizens of the United States.

## Cursive Handwriting

Through January, we are focusing on learning the lowercase letters. We are learning them in this order:

• The Clock Climbers: a, d, g, q, c
• The Kite Strings: i, u, w, t, j, p, r, s, o
• Loop Group: h, k, b, f, l, e
• Hills & Valleys: n, m, v, y, x, z

## 100th Day Fun

100th Day of School, January 25

## Inauguration Day!

What a great day for our learners to experience the inauguration of our new President. We loved being about to take their learning deeper by also swearing in our Class President and Vice President. What an exciting day to celebrate!

## 100th Day

Our learners loved counting and finding different ways to make 100! We worked in team and individually to celebrate being 100 days smarter!

## 2nd Annual Multicultural Festival

Patriot Parents,

Our school is blessed to be filled with families from all over the world. This diversity is what helps make PRS such a wonderful place. PTSA is celebrating this diversity by hosting the 2nd Annual Multicultural Festival! Make plans to be at the PRS Cafe TWO WEEKS from today for this fun event! Sign up to bring a potluck dish and/or unique items that represent a country or culture of your choice. You don't want to miss this event. There will be a brief PTSA meeting at the beginning. If you have questions, please contact Jessica Hussey by emailing jmhussey23@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing YOU, Thursday February 9 at 6 p.m.

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showRSVPSignUp/20f0c4ca5a72fabfd0-ptsa

## Important Dates To Remember

February 14th: Davis Theatre Field Trip

February 20: No School
March 10: Spring Parent Conferences
March 20 - 24: Spring Break

April 14: No School

April 17:No School
April 28: Field Day

## Family Wish List

Throughout the year, our classes will be doing a variety of activities that will require or be enhanced by certain materials. Some families ask how they help from time to time. Below each lead learner has listed items that would be used for classroom activities and projects. Thank you!

Daniel

• Kleenex tissues
• Expo markers (wide tips)

Davis

Franklin

• Mrs. Franklin's Amazon Wish List- WISH LIST!
• Expo Markers-regular size- color :) and skinny

Moore

Steindorff

Whiten