Mrs. L. King's 2nd Grade Class
December 11, 2015
Students learned about computer science and programming during Hour of Code!
Gingerbread House Decorating
Don't forget that all parents are invited to attend! Please indicate on the permission form if you will be attending, you will NOT need a background. We hope you will be able to join us for this fun event!
Icing for Gingerbread Houses
Family S.T.E.A.M night!!!
Get excited and mark your calendars for our first TCE FAMILY S.T.E.A.M. NIGHT on Friday, February 5th from 5:30-7:30pm. STEAM is an educational term to describe real world opportunities for students to learn with science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math. At the TCE FAMILY STEAM NIGHT, TCE students and their family members of all ages are welcome to come and participate in a variety of unique, educational STEAM experiences. Participants will travel as a family (children with their adults) to share in the learning process! Pizza will be available in the cafeteria for families to purchase. More details will be forthcoming! We hope you plan to be there!
Important Information for Next Week!
Our first Wordly Wise vocabulary quiz will be Thursday, December 17th.
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
Students will be given their next set of Words Their Way spelling words and Vocabulary words on Tuesday, January 5th.
Mark your Calendar!
- December 16: Gingerbread House Decorating from 11:00-11:45
- December 18: Holiday Party from 1:45-2:45
- December 22-January 5: Winter Break
- January 5: First day back for students
- January 15: 1/2 Day for Students
- January 18: NO SCHOOL- MLK Jr. Day
- February 5: Family S.T.E.A.M night
Next Week's Specials
Tuesday 12/16- Day 4: Art
Wednesday 12/17- Day 5: P.E.
Thursday 12/18- Day 6: Music
Friday 12/19- Day 1: Art
Class Library Checkout!
Our next class library checkout day will be Tuesday, December 15th, but remember, your child may bring his/her books back at anytime. We will find a time for him/her to visit the library individually to get new books!
We are Learning...
Math: We will be wrapping up our focus on division.
We are using a variety of strategies, grouping, repeated subtraction, multiplication table, partial quotient and some groups are attempting long division.
Word study in 2nd grade includes spelling, phonics, and vocabulary development. We are focusing on 13 new vocabulary words until winter break. Those words are: income, profit, economics, need, want, resources, tragedy, effect, design, supply, scarcity, opportunity cost, and surplus!
We will start opinion writing.
Social Studies: We will continue our study on economics. Students will describe how people in a community use productive resources, create a variety of businesses and industries, specialize in different types of jobs, and depend on each other to supply goods and services.