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.


Christensen:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4cacab2ca3fb6-mrs

Fambrough:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4cacab2ca0ff2-mrs

Felts:

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0F4EA9AF2DAAF58-endofyear

Sowards:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0449a9ac22a13-sowards

Tanco:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4ba8a82fa0fd0-tancos

Wells:

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0B44A4AB23A6FF2-mrs


STAAR Testing

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!!

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!


Student Holidays

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.*****

http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/PSHS/Athletics/2016%20GirlsWildcat%20Soccer%20Camp.pdf

Reading : Our Reading Goals For The Week

This week is a review week. We will be reviewing the following skills in reading:



  1. Generate Questions
  2. Author’s Purpose
  3. Compare and Contrast
  4. Text Features/Literary Elements: Setting and Characters

Spelling: Our Spelling Pattern for the week

This week we are focusing on words with the patterns -kn, -wr and -gn.


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 *****


http://www.spellingcity.com/heidiwells/

Math: Our Math Goals For The Week

This week we will be working on the following skills:


  1. Financial Literacy
  2. Saving Money
  3. Building a Savings over time
  4. 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!

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