Mrs. Wells' Weekly Reader

February 1st-5th

Topics This Week

Reading-We will be working on learning about nonfiction text features, and what information they learn from them. We will begin learning about inventions, and the students will be given their Valentine's Day Project.


Math-We will be working on using addition combinations they know to help them solve unknown addition combinations.


Writing-They will begin writing their "All About" books. They will start with identfiying the purpose of nonfiction text features such as table of contents, photographs, captions, glossary and much more.


Science-We will be learning about how animals and humans use echolocation. They will continue to work on the Webquest on Thursday.

Items Needed

This Friday is the 100th day of school. The students and I are going to be working on some different activities that day in honor of them becoming 100 days smarter. If anyone is able to bring in any of the following items, it would be greatly appreciated.
  • Raisins
  • Goldfish
  • Gummy Bears
  • M&M's
  • Cheerios
  • Small Marshmallows
  • Kix
  • Chex
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Butterscotch Chips

Weekly Homework

Monday Night

  • Read for 25 minutes and record on reading log. Please make sure the title of the book is underlined.
  • Work on Math Weekly Sheet
  • Work on Fluency Reading Activity and questions


Tuesday Night

  • Read for 25 minutes and record on reading log. Please make sure the title of the book is underlined.
  • Work on Math Weekly Sheet
  • Work on Fluency Reading Activity and questions


Wednesday Night

  • Read for 25 minutes and record on reading log. Please make sure the title of the book is underlined.
  • Work on Math Weekly Sheet
  • Work on Fluency Reading Activity and questions


Thursday Night

  • Read for 25 minutes and record on reading log. Please make sure the title of the book is underlined.
  • Complete Math Weekly Sheet
  • Complete Fluency Reading Activity and questions

Homework Update

Due to the entire 2nd grade adding a weekly fluency activity each night, the students are going to work on their Words Their Way sorts in class for 2 weeks, and then take their test following the practice.

Upcoming Dates

Friday, February 5th-100th Day of School

Wednesday, February 10th-Picture Day

Thursday, February 11th-Now a full, regular school day.

Friday, February 12th-Regular school day

Monday, February 22nd-2-Hour Early Release