Frenchtown Academic Newsletter

For the week for March 22, 2016

Dates to remember...

Thursday, March 24th and March 25th: No school

Terrific Tuesday: Tuesday, March 29th:

In the classrooms:



Identify, Describe, Analyze, Compare and Compare 2D and 3D shapes.

Parent Newsletter:


Spelling Words

Short and long vowels

Sentence Structure



With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and

experiences of characters in familiar stories



- Sorico 3.2 Solve word problems- Understand the problem and look at how to begin to solve the problem. Plan a solution instead of jumping right into the problem.

-Envisions Unit 6: Problem Solving: Draw a Picture and Write a Number Sentence


- Unit 3.2

-Students will continue to write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, including some details regarding what happened, using temporal words to signal order, and provide some sense of closure.


Spring Topics:

Weather, Rainbows, Ireland, Who lays eggs? Habitats,

Grade 2:


Students continue to enjoy adding, subtracting, and organizing coins in order to solve word problems. This seems to be their favorite unit.


Students are beginning to create their own fiction stories using the 5 main story elements: main character, setting, problem, solution, and conclusion.


We are reading many short fictional stories involving characters who face different challenges that cause them to change over time.

Reminder: Students should be practicing their math and reading skills as much as possible using RAZ Kids and IXL.

Happy Birthday Frenchtown Friends:

March 19: Addison F.

March 22: Clara and Maggie M.

March 23: Alexanna R.

March 25: Landyn H.