Ms. Klein's Second Grade Newletter

Monday, October 19, 2015

This week...

This week we are going ot answer the quetion "How can stories help you learn a lesson?" First we'll read a folktale called How Chipmunk Got His Stripes. Then we'll read a traditionl tale called Why Rabbits Have Short Tails.

Target Vocabulary: curled, direction, healed, height, toward, tunnel, tease, brag

Phonics Skills: Base words and endings -ed, -ing (including spelling change of dropped final e); words with consonant/vowel (CV) pattern.

Vocabulary Strategy: Synonyms

Comprehension Skill: Understanding characters - tell more about characters

Comprehension Strategy: Summarize - stop to tell important events as you read

Writing Focus: Informative/explanatory writing - instructions.

Math

We will continue our Topic 5 unit on Place Value to 100. This week we will focus on using symbols to compare numbers, counting to 100, 10 more or 10 less and even and odd numbers.

Please review Even and Odd numbers at home this week to help your child prepare for a sucess week of learning!

Social Studies

We will wrap up our Unit 2: The World Around Us. Be looking for their study guide to come home on Wednesday with them to review for their test on FRIDAY!

Important Black Bob Dates


Wednesday, October 21 National School Bus Safety Week Begins

Friday, October 23 Red Ribbion Week begins

Monday, October 26: Choose to "Say No" to Drugs-Wear RED

Tuesday, October 27: "Follow Your Dreams, Don't Do Drugs" - Wear your pj’s

Wednesday, October 28: "I'm Too Bright for Drugs" Wear neon colorsThursday, October 29: "Real Heroes are Drug Free" – Wear Super Hero shirt or colors

Thursday, October 29: "Real Heroes are Drug Free" – Wear Super Hero shirt or colors


Monday, October 26: Choose to "Say No" to Drugs-Wear RED

Tuesday, October 27: "Follow Your Dreams, Don't Do Drugs" - Wear your pj’s

Wednesday, October 28: "I'm Too Bright for Drugs" Wear neon colorsThursday, October 29: "Real Heroes are Drug Free" – Wear Super Hero shirt or colors

Thursday, October 29 Grill Day

Friday, October 30 Halloween Parade and Parties