Second Grade Newsletter

January 15th

Upcoming Events

The nomination window for parents and teachers for LEAP will open January 4th-29th.

LEAP is an intervention program for gifted students in grades 2-8 who have been identified as gifted learners. Students must meet qualifying level on identified assessments in order to participate in LEAP. The levels are prescribed by the Missouri Board of Education and have been adapted to the RAY-PEC LEAP program.

NO SCHOOL - January 18th-19th- Martin Luther King observance and PD day.

We handed out Information on the WAVES OF PAGES reading program . This program is designed to inspire students in grades K-5 to read for enjoyment. Each student who reads for 10 hours (600) minutes during this 10 week program is awarded free admission to the waterpark and well as a special discount offer for their family members. Please look over the packet we sent home.

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Next Week's Curriculum Spotlight

Spelling: Unit 16- Two syllable spelling with -y, -ly suffixes

Writing/grammar: Opinion Writing

Reading: Non-Fiction Text Features

Math: Money Unit

Social Studies: Economics

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Review week

Since it is a short week, we will review over the multi-syllable strategies that we have learned so far.

Odds & Ends

Reading logs- Please read for 20 minutes for at least 20 days out of the month for your Pizza Hut coupon.

Curriculum Night Link

Monthly Spelling Word LInk