Week of March 14, 2016

In room 31

THIS WEEK IN 2ND GRADE

THIS WEEK IN SECOND GRADE

DEAR PARENTS,


IT WAS SO GREAT TO GET TO MEET WITH YOU ALL LAST WEEK AND CELEBRATE YOUR WONDERFUL CHILDREN'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS. WE ARE SO GRATEFUL TO WORK WITH FAMILIES LIKE YOURS!


SINCERELY,


MRS. KHATTAR & MRS. SWANSON

Review of Unit 4

Mice and Beans

A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up

A Trip to the Emergency Room

Officer Buckle and Gloria

Head, Body, Legs

Vocabulary

attached, obeys, delicious, tips, frantically, aid, gasped, heal, swung, informs, accident, serious, attention, examines, buddy, hunger, young, assembled, devoured, fetch, menu, simmered, mammal, personal, enormous, rescued, normal

Grammar

contractions= can't, won't, hasn't....

linking verbs = is, am, are

irregular verbs= went, did, said, saw

helping verbs= has, have

Phonics

oi, oy : toy, moist

ew, oo, ui, u, ou, oe: few, too, suite, through, flu, shoe

oo, ou: could, book

au, aw, a : straw, pause, talk

Reading Strategy and Skill

Monitor Comprehension/Reread

Cause and Effect


Monitor Comprehension/Read Ahead

Use Illustrations


Analyze Text Structure

Sequence of Events


Summarize

Sequence of Events


Identifying Text Structure

Distinguish Between Fantasy and Reality

High-frequency words

believe, built, material

family, four, hear

above, color, song

follow, near, paper

among, decided, bought

Math

Subtracting the "vertical way" (algorithm, carrying the one way)

Problem Solving Strategies

Social Studies

Biographies

In the homework folder you will see a half sheet paper titled. "Childhood" This is the week's homework for the biography project. Simply answer the questions on the sheet and return it to Mrs. Khattar on Friday. We will use this sheet to then help your child write a paragraph.

Homework

Please click on the following link to access the homework website.

Homework page:

http://www.sbsd.k12.ca.us/Page/1870


There is Math worksheet this week along with the usual spelling homework.

Biography homework for the week involves filling out the questions regarding "Childhood"

Writing

Opinion Writing/Persuasive

UPCOMING EVENTS

Messy Art Tomorrow

Dress your child ready to get dirty!

School Wide Pajama Day!

Our school is wearing pajamas on Friday to show school pride!

BIDS FOR KIDS

THIS SATURDAY MARCH 19