Second Grade Newsletter

Mrs. Barita, Mrs. Carrasco, Mrs. Kulesza

*Tuesday, May 31st will be "Day 2" for Encore*

Lifework-Week of May 30th-June 3rd, 2016

  • Monday: NO SCHOOL-Enjoy your holiday
  • Tuesday: Read & log, Spelling-Rainbow Style-3 colors
  • Wednesday: Read & log, Spelling-ABC order
  • Thursday: Read & log, Spelling-Write each word 3 times-test tomorrow
  • Weekend: Read & log


*The Young Author's Day book assignment was sent home on May 6th. Please work on it a little bit each week until it is due.

Reminder-Service Hours are due May 31st

We will submit the students' community service hours on May 31st. Please be sure your child's hours are up to date. Thank you!

Spelling Words-Test 6/3/16

buy

guy

carry

carries

done

given

through

change

changing

which

while

of

*included

*system

*hundreds

*thousands

Curriculum Corner

Our last unit in Social Studies will be Economics. Key concepts include:

  • Resources (Natural, Capital, Human)
  • Using money (versus bartering)
  • scarcity
  • producers and consumers
  • goods and services


Our last unit in math will be Unit 10 Measurement. Key concepts include:

  • Length-inches and centimeters
  • Weight-ounces, pounds, grams, kilograms
  • Volume-cups, pints, quarts, gallons, liters
  • Temperature
  • Telling time to the nearest 5 minutes
  • Using a calendar

You're Invited

Families are invited to join us in our classrooms to hear the students read their Young Authors Day books on June 16th. We will begin the readings at 1:45p and should finish around 3:00p. No need to RSVP-all are welcome!

Important Dates

  • 5/30-NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day Holiday
  • 5/31-Students community service hours due
  • 6/1-"Transition to Third Grade" Night-6:30-7:30p.m.
  • 6/3-Library Books Due

  • 6/7-2nd Grade Award ceremony-9:30 a.m. (families invited to attend)

Encore Schedule

Barita: Library, Music, PE, Art, PLTW, PE

Carrasco: Music, PE, Art, PLTW, PE, Library

Kulesza: PE, Art, PLTW, PE, Library, Music

Lunch Schedule

Kulesza: 11:00-11:30

Carrasco: 11:03-11:33

Barita: 11:06-11:36