Mrs. Lisa King's 2nd Grade

May 9, 2016

Project A.C.E.S.

Last week our school participated in A.C.E.S. or All Children Exercise Simultaneously! Millions of participants across the globe celebrated the annual event. All students in our school walked outside together for 30 minutes!

4th Grade Lemonade Day!

Lemonade Week will be held during next week! 4th graders will be selling lemonade to the entire school during recess Monday, May 9th -Friday, May 13th! I sent home a permission slip for this event! You will only need to write 1 note/permission slip for the ENTIRE week if your child plans to purchase lemonade each day!

Field Day and Word Study Quizzes

Field Day will be on Friday, May 20th. The theme this year is "Summer Olympics" and our class will represent Brazil. We will be doing different activities outside for most of the morning so please be sure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather . If you would like your child to wear sunscreen, please apply it before sending him/her to school. Due to Field Day, we will be having our last Words Their Way spelling test and Wordly Wise quiz on Thursday, May 19th.

2nd Grade Pizza Party

Permission slips for our 2nd grade pizza party were sent last week. Please return the permission form as soon as possible. Thank you! We are looking forward to a fun lunch celebrating all we have learned this year!

We are also still looking for volunteers! Please let me know if you are able help setup, serve, and clean up. Volunteers will need to arrive at 11:15. Thank you in advance for your help! Volunteers will need to have a background check on file, as well as completed the anti-bullying webinar!

Thank YOU!

I would like to send a big thank you out to all the parents and students who helped make Teacher Appreciation Week such a memorable and special week!

Important Information For Next Week

Our next Wordly Wise Vocabulary quiz is Friday, May 13th.

Our LAST Words Their Way Spelling test will be, Thursday, May 19th. (May 20th is Field Day!!)


Monday: Read a book for 20 minutes.

Tuesday: Study Math Fluency, flash cards, xtramath, moby max

Wednesday: Read a book for 20 minutes.

Thursday: Study Math Fluency, flash cards, xtramath, moby max

Mark your Calendar!

  • May 18th -Dine-to-Donate @Famous Dave's from 5-7
  • May 20th- Field Day!
  • May 21th - Geist 5K
  • May 24th- 2nd Grade Pizza Party
  • May 26th- Last Day of School!

Next Week's Specials

Monday 5/11- Day 1: Art

Tuesday 5/12- Day 2: PE

Wednesday 5/13- Day 3: Music

Thursday 5/14- Day 4: Art

Friday 5/15- Day 5: PE

We are Learning...

Reading:

Students will be working on their novels. We will also enjoy poems.

Math:

Students will be working on probability. Students were also given the challenge to create a math game to share with students.
Writing:

We will continue practicing our paragraph writing. We will also be using mentor poems to write some of our own.
Science:

Students are participating in the Purdue STEM activity, how to organize a toy box. Students will be learning how to solve a problem using the Engineering Process. The eggs arrived last week and are in the incubator. We will begin candling them next week to observe and learn about the lifecycle of a chicken.