2nd Grade Happenings
May 2nd - May 6th
In The Know
Teacher Appreciation Week
Don't forget to let your teacher know how much you love them!
End of Year Conferences
Make sure you sign up for a conference time! Click on the link below your child's teachers name to sign up.
Testing starts for all 3rd, 4th & 5th graders May 9th.
**During testing days, the cafeteria will be providing a free breakfast! **
Make sure you arrive early enough to enjoy the delicious breakfast!
Field day is on Friday May 20th! Be sure to sign up for a volunteer position.
You won't want to miss out on all the fun!
Friday May 27th & Monday May 30th
2016 PLANO WILDCAT SOCCER CLINICS 2016 Develop the Winner in You!
Boys and Girls entering 1st – 9th grades in the Fall 2016. Teams and incoming freshmen are encouraged to attend, but players must register individually. Groupings will be according to age.
***See attached flyer for more information.*****
Reading : Our Reading Goals For The Week
- Generate Questions
- Author’s Purpose
- Compare and Contrast
- Text Features/Literary Elements: Setting and Characters
Spelling: Our Spelling Pattern for the week
As always, spelling does not stop after the spelling test. Please help your child find other words that have the same pattern.
**Spelling words, games and practice test may be found on spellingcity.com. Look for Word Study 30 *****
Math: Our Math Goals For The Week
- Financial Literacy
- Saving Money
- Building a Savings over time
- Lending Money
**Learning how to read an analog clock is a dying skill with all the digital clocks out in the world. Please help us reinforce how to read an analog clock at home or whenever you are out and about.**
Science: Our Science Goal For The Week
We are writing to tell you about our next Science unit called Animal Characteristics (Designing Model Membranes. Over the next few weeks, students will be learning how we can prove that animals have physical characteristics and behaviors that help them survive.
Throughout this unit, students will show their learning by:
- What is necessary for life?
- What effect do people have on the environment?
- How can living things be so different, yet so alike?
We know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education. You can support your child’s learning by talking with your child about this unit and encouraging her/him to ask questions and think hard.
We are looking forward to seeing our second graders bloom during this unit!