2nd Grade Superstars!

Week of February 29, 2016

Ms. Pullar and Mrs. Swenson

Homework

Monday - Math 12-1 & Read and record on contest sheet
Tuesday - Math 12-2, Spelling worksheet & Read and record on contest sheet
Wednesday - Math 12-3 , Cursive pg. 114 & Read and record on contest sheet
Thursday - Math 12-4, Study Spelling & Read and record on contest sheet

Read Across America Week

This week we celebrate national Read Across America Week with many exciting activities!


Monday, February 29th: The Cat in the Hat Day

Wear stripes or red and white


Tuesday, March 1st: Fox and Sox Day

Wear crazy or mismatched shoes and socks!


Wednesday, March 2nd: Cozy up to a good book

Wear your pajamas!


Thursday, March 3rd: Thing One and Thing Two Day

Wear a crazy hat or crazy hair! Or dress up as a twin with friends!


Friday, March 4th: The Lorax Day

Wear a mustache!


Weekly Reading contest: The class in each tier with the most books read will win a book party in the library with Ms. Lichtner and Mr. Smith.
Students will receive a recording sheet on Friday the 26th so that they can start reading over the weekend. If students run out of room on the recording sheet, they can either get more from the library, or use scrap paper from home with the same information as the recording sheet. Students may check their class’ progress on the bulletin board by the library. Their completed book recording sheets can be returned to the library any day next week. Happy Reading!


Dr. Seuss Writing Challenge: Interested in this writing challenge? Click here for details:

http://www.crsd.org/cms/lib5/PA01000188/Centricity/Domain/2274/Dr%20%20Seuss%20Writing%20Challenge.pdf

Language Arts

Lesson 20 - Dex: The Heart of a Hero is our focus story. Skills this week include, compare/contrast, words with or/ore, and commas in a series. In writing, we are learning how to write Fictional Narratives. A specific focus is creating a "hook" in the beginning

Spelling Words of the Week - List #20

horn story fork score store corn morning shore

short born tore forget for more

Challenge words - report force


Test on Friday 3/4

Click here to go visit the Spelling City website for some fun practice: http://www.spellingcity.com/Sswenson/

Math

ENVISIONS MATH
Our new math unit is Topic 12 Fractions. We will be learning all about wholes and equal parts, and how fractions can be found in our every day world! For fun online fraction practice and games visit our classroom kids link webpage: http://www.crsd.org/Page/31946



FIRST IN MATH

Please continue to encourage your child to visit this website frequently. Thank you! www.firstinmath.com

Mother/Daughter Painting Night - Save the Date: Mother Daughter Painting Night is on April 1st. For additional information and to reserve your spot via the school store click on this link: http://www.crsd.org/cms/lib5/PA01000188/Centricity/Domain/2274/Mother%20Daughter%20Painting%20Night%20-%204-1-16.pdf


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

Reminders

Family Night Out at Wendy’s Fundraiser – Come out and support our 6th graders. Eat at Wendy’s on 3/8. Click HERE for more information.


Operation Helping Hand Food Drive -You can make a difference in the lives of others in our community by contributing canned and non-perishable food items. Please consider bringing in an item or two to help with this worthy cause. Donations are being accepted through March 9th. Thank you in advance for any contributions you can make. Please click HERE for more information.


2015-2016 District Art Show T-Shirt - Orders are now being taken to purchase this year's t-shirt for the Council Rock Art Show. All proceeds from the sales of t-shirts will benefit the Catharine T. Maynard Visual Arts Scholarship! Orders are due to Mrs. Heffren by 3/28. Forms can be found HERE.


e-ENVIRONMENTAL Contest 2016 - Use your creative energy and the computer to produce an electronic e-ENVIRONMENTAL message for Earth Week! A winner from each of the elementary, middle and high school levels will be named. Elementary winners will also be recognized at the Elementary Media Festival. Winning messages will be posted on the Green Team website for everyone to see! Students in grades 1-12 as individuals or groups of up to three students. Please click on the link for more details about the contest. http://www.crsd.org/site/handlers/filedownload.ashxmoduleinstanceid=41560&dataid=45678&FileName=Earth_Day__contest_2016.pdf


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

Important Dates

3/1 Tuesday - Aladdin Jr. Performance 7-9pm

3/2 Wednesday - Aladdin Jr. Performance 7 - 9pm

3/6 Sunday - Happy Birthday Aidan!

3/11 Friday - 12:15 Early Dismissal Teacher Inservice

3/14 Monday - 6:30 PM 2nd Grade Literacy Night

3/16 Wednesday - Happy Birthday Adrian!

3/31 Thursday - Science Fair

5/19 Thursday - 2nd Grade Field trip to Aquarium