2nd Grade Superstars!

Week of January 19, 2015

Mrs. Morrison, Mrs. McLaren, Mrs. Wright

Homework

Monday - No School
Tuesday - Math 8-6A Worksheet, Reading Journal 3rd page due Friday
Wednesday - Math 8-6 & Read
Thursday -Math 8-7, study spelling list 14, Reading Journal due Friday

Photos of 2nd Grade in Action! *Also check out our website for "Wacky Hair Day" photos!

What's New This Week?

American Education Week

You are welcome to come visit our classroom this Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday between the hours of 9:30-2:00. Below is our schedule to help you plan. Please be sure to sign in at the office. Hope to see you!

9:30-11:00 Language Arts
11:00-12:00 Recess/Lunch
12:00-1:00 Math
1:00-1:45 Specials (T-Library W-Computers Th-Art)
1:45-2:00 Read A-loud/Snack

Language Arts


Our main story selection this week is titled Helen Keller and this is another informational text. In Lesson 14 our Essential Question is “How do you know when story ideas are important?” Target skills are fluency (natural pauses), proper nouns, long 0 (o,oa,ow), and main ideas.

In writing we will be learning how to write to persuade.

Words of the Week List #14


Spelling Journeys Lesson #14

own most soap float both know loan goat flow loaf throw coach so grow

Challenge: swallow ocean


Test on Friday 1/23

The spelling concept this week is words with o, ow, oa. Click here to go visit the Spelling City website: http://www.crsd.org/Page/16692

Math

ENVISIONS MATH

We will continue with the concept for Topic 8, adding two digit numbers in the ones and tens columns. Tricky, tricky as we add numbers with regrouping. We say a chant that helps us, please ask your child what it is!


FIRST IN MATH

Keep up with the great work on the First in Math website. We will be checking for First in Math players EVERY DAY now.

This is a wonderful activity to help strengthen your child's math skills on different levels and provide enrichment. www.firstinmath.com

Please consider joining the Home and School Association if you haven't yet this year. With your membership dollars, the H&S is able to fund important programs for the children including... • School Assemblies and Author Visits • Curriculum Nights • Assignment Books • Young Author Books • Halloween and Field Day Supplies. You do not need to attend meetings because you are a member and committees are optional.


Link to join is here http://www.rhhsa.org/uploads/1/6/6/6/16660178

/membership_form_2014-2015.pdf


THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT!


January 30th - Father Daughter Night at Maggios

February 19th - Science Fair

February 21st - Father Son Night at Brunswick Zone


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

Reminders

* FIELD TRIP! Please return the forms sent home Monday and $ asap. So excited for an exciting trip!

* Please return "Brag Bags" on Tuesday. (These were sent home Friday.)

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

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

Important Dates

1/17 HAPPY BIRTHDAY ZAC!
1/22 Family Math Night 6pm-8pm (grades 1,2,3,4) *must be pre-registered
3/19 - 2nd Grade Literacy Night 6:30 PM