# Welcome to Ms. Moody's 2nd Grade

## Field Trip to the Nutcracker

Our class is going on a field trip!!!! On Tuesday, December 20th we are going to go see "The Nutcracker" . Permission slips were sent home a few weeks ago. Most of you have turned them in. Thank you! Permission slips must be sent to the school BEFORE December 20th so your child may attend. Our plan is to leave at 8:50am and return at 11:00am.

## Winter Concert This Thursday!!!

Kindergarten through second grade will be performing "Cover Your Sneeze Please" at Parkview High School on THIS Thursday, December 8th at 6:00pm. If you have not turned in your permission slip, please do so ASAP. Students should arrive at 5:45pm and report to the front of the auditorium by the stage. Thank you!

## Winter Party is Coming!

I am currently waiting to hear the date and time of our winter party. I will let you the details and send a sign up for snacks and/or volunteers ASAP. Thank you!

## Wish List!!!

Our class has a wish list! If you want to pick out one (or more) items to donate to our class, that would be awesome!!! However, please don't feel pressured. I know money can be tight. The wish list is below.

*Pencils, Pencils, Pencils and MORE Pencils!

*Crayons

* Washable Markers

## Reading Logs and Math Homework

Math homework

Please note that there will NEVER be homework on the last day of the week. Also, the schedule may be subject to change.

This Week

Monday: Lesson 5.4 Problem Solving Strategy: Use Logical Reasoning

Tuesday: Lesson 5.5 Read and Write Numbers to 1,000

Wednesday: Lesson 5.6 Skip Count by 5s, 10s, and 100s

Thursday: Lesson 5.7 Compare Numbers to 1,000

Friday: No Math Homework - Enjoy the weekend!!!

Next Week

Monday: Chapter 5 Review - Practice Test

Tuesday: Chapter 5 Test - No Homework

Wednesday: Lesson 6.1 Make a Hundred to Add

Friday: No Homework - Enjoy the Weekend!!!

Week of Winter Break

Monday: Lesson 6.4 - Regroup 1s to add

Tuesday: No math due to the field trip to the Nutcracker

Wednesday: No Homework due to the last day of the week. Enjoy Winter Break!!!

## No School on the Following Days:

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - Teacher Work Day

December 23, 2016 - January 3, 2017 - Winter Break

Monday, January 16, 2017 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, February 20, 2017 - Presidents Day

Friday, March 10 2017 - Teacher Work Day

Monday, March 13 2017 - Friday, March 17, 2017 - Spring Break

April 14, 2017 - Teacher Work Day

Notes: In case of bad weather, the district will make every effort to make a decision by 5AM. SPS does have both a Facebook and Twitter account to help make the announcement public. You can also check with your local news. I will also make every effort to update both our class' Facebook and Twitter pages. SPS does have a page dedicated to school cancellations at: http://www.springfieldpublicschoolsmo.org/pages/SPSMO/Families/School_Cancellations.