The Daily Planet

2nd grade News and Notes: April 27 - May 1

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Important Dates:

Monday, April 27th: We do have school. This was originally bad weather day.

Wednesday, April 29th:
2nd graders will have the chance to Skype with author Kate Messner. We are looking forward to talking with her! Visit her website by clicking below.

Thursday, April 30th: Progress Reports and Kinder Round-Up from 3:30 - 8:00

Friday, May 1st: PTA Mother/Son Dance

Saturday, May 2nd: VAEF Little Big Town Family Fun Run

Friday, May 8: Color-A-Thon Run at 2:00 p.m.

Friday, May 22nd: Buddy Day

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What are we Learning Next Week?

Reading: using texts to understand our Earth's natural resources, how we use them, compare/contrasting natural resources, and how overuse of natural resources can cause harm.

Word Work: antonyms; multiple meaning words.

Math: beginning division.

Science: plant parts, the plant life cycle, and growing/observing plants.

Writer's Workshop: completing research writing and presentations.

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Parent Partnership!

As this 2nd grade year winds down, it's still important to keep a good reading routine at home. Here's a great, quick read detailing reading tips for parents of second graders. And since we're only a few weeks away from third grade, check out how you can challenge your soon-to-be-third grader!

Homework Helpers!

Have a wonderful weekend! Enjoy the springtime weather!