Mrs. Aquino's Classroom Newsletter

Second Grade News

Happy New Year and welcome back to school! I am so excited to see everyone and get started on our next adventure in learning. We will be working hard and learning many new things. First new thing, trying this new format for our class newsletter. I hope you enjoy!

Academic News

Please read below to find out what we are learning, including our weekly lesson objectives.

Math-We are working on Topic 9, which is subtracting two digit numbers. Students will be able to use models as well as the standard algorithm when subtracting. Please watch lesson videos at Pearson online to assist your child in their learning.

Phonics-Students will be able to spell frequently occurring sight words. Please help your child practice these words as well as any other sight words that they struggle with. Test will be on Friday.

Writing-We have started our next unit of study entitled, "Taking Care of Ourselves." Our writing objective is for students to be able to understand the parts of a how to, choose a topic relating to good health, then to write a how to piece.

Reading-Students will understand the main purpose of a text or what the author's purpose is as they gather information and take notes on the food groups.

News & Notes

*Please help us get off to a good start this quarter by reminding your child of appropriate school and classroom behaviors.

*Don't forget to pack a healthy snack each day, especially now that we are studying healthy habits in our new unit.

*Library day is Tuesday each week.

*Math night is Thursday, January 14th from 6:00-7:00

*No school on Monday, January 18th because of Dr. Martin Luther King Day.

*Movie night is Friday, January 22nd from 6:00-8:00.