2nd Grade Superstars!

Mrs. Swenson - Week of December 7, 2015

Homework

Monday -Math 7-1 & Read 10 min.
Tuesday - Math 7-2, Spelling worksheet & Read 10 min
Wednesday - Math 7-3, Cursive & Read 10 min.
Thursday - Math 7-4, Study for Spelling Quiz & Read 10 min.
Friday - no homework

** If you are celebrating Hanukkah and your child is unable to complete homework, your child is excused. Just kindly let me know with an email or message in the homework book!

What's New This Week?

Language Arts

Our main story selection this week is titled Violet's Music, and this is a realistic fiction text. In Lesson 12 our Essential Question is “How do you find important story characters?” Target skills are story structure, questioning, different kinds of sentences, vowel diagraphs (ai, ay), and idioms.

In writing we will continue to work on our How To writing piece.

Words of the Week List #12

Spelling Journeys Lesson #12

pay wait paint train pail clay tray plain stain hay gray

away stay day

Challenge: raisin birthday


Test on Friday 12/11

The spelling concept this week is words with vowel diagraphs ai, ay spelling. Click here to go visit the Spelling City website: http://www.crsd.org/Page/16692

Math

ENVISIONS MATH

The math concept for Topic 7 is Mental Subtraction and students will be required to mentally subtract mulitples of 10 from a two digit number, finding parts of 100, adding on to subtract, and use a hundred chart to subtract 2 digit numbers. The problem solving concept will be missing or extra information.



FIRST IN MATH
Keep up with the great work on the First in Math website. This is a wonderful activity to help strengthen your child's math skills on different levels. www.firstinmath.com

Congratulations to Addison, last week's winner on First In Math!

Visit the Rolling Hills Home & School Association website for announcements and information http://www.rhhsa.org/

Reminders

* Birthday Party Invitations - party invitations may only be handed out in school when ALL of the students are being invited to the party. It is also acceptable if it is a GIRLS Only or BOYS Only party as long as all girls and/or boys in the class are invited. Students are not allowed to hand out invitations to students outside of their classroom. These invitations must be distributed outside of school. Thank you for following this policy!


* Please remind your child to bring a snack in every day. Thank you.


* Please review your child's homework nightly, and sign their homework book. Thank you.

Important Dates

12/7 - Happy Birthday Harry!

12/9 - Winter Concert 2:15 & 7:00pm

12/10 - Happy Birthday Giana!

12/18 - Sports Spirit Day
12/23 - Last day of school before Winter Break