Wells Second Grade

January 23, 2017


Second Graders will count the total amount of money using dollars and cents and compare the amounts. They will show the same amount of money with different coin amounts and organize the data in a list. Friday, students will take an assessment to evaluate what they learned about money.

We will continue to take our math facts tests. After mixed addition, we are moving to timed subtraction facts tests. Keep working on these facts at home!

Language Arts

This week's spelling pattern is "ou and ow" words. There are 5 high frequency words.

Handwriting cursive y, f, p, and j.

We will be reading the story, Head, Body, Legs, and focusing on the comprehension skill of Cause and Effect and Drawing Conclusions. We will continue to work on using context clues for vocabulary and visualizing while reading poems.

In writing, students will begin the process of writing a persuasive paragraph.

In Social Studies, the students will identify historical figures that have influenced our nation.


Students will finish the Earth unit by communicating their knowledge of the Earth's features and resources.

Important Dates

This week: TPRI testing comes to an end

Jan. 26; Construction begins for Wells expansion

Jan. 26: Spirit night 4:00PM – 9:00PM – at Chick-Fil-A on Coit

Feb. 1: Planetarium comes to Wells

Feb. 2: 100th Day of school!

Feb. 6-10: Parent/Teacher conferences

Feb. 14: Valentine's Day party at 12:30

"Pick Up Your Socks!"

Raising Responsible


 How do children learn to be responsible?

 How can we as parents help our children learn to

cooperate and at the same time make smart choices?

Teaching responsible behavior is an important task of

parenting. Join the discussion of practical approaches

to enhancing that learning process.

Friday, February 10, 2017

11:30 a.m.— 12:15 p.m.

Wells Elementary School

PTA Room

Refreshments will be served.

For more information contact Lori Groves at

469-752-3715 or lori.groves@pisd.edu..

Visit www.pisd.edu/about.us/departments/

familyservices.shtml for a complete list of parent

education classes.