WEEK 27 AGENDA

MARCH 21ST-25TH

IMPORTANT DATES

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, MARCH 25TH

THIS WEEK....

READ 100 MINUTES A WEEK. IT IS SUGGESTED THE STUDENTS READ 20 MINUTES A NIGHT FOR 5 NIGHTS.


Students may have homework coming home throughout the week from small group Champs.


Monday- SPELLING TEST SIGNED AND RETURNED DUE TUESDAY

Spelling: find and write 5 words to follow the pattern: -ous at the end of a word.

Social Studies: Bring an item from home that is a want or a need. Due Tuesday.


Tuesday-Mrs. Adair's Library Day.


Wednesday- Mrs. Ballenger's Library Day.

Draw a picture of a plant and describe what it needs in order to survive.


Thursday- Ms. Buchmiller's Library Day. Mrs. Zembower's library day

Spelling Test

Wear Spirit Wear


Friday-NO SCHOOL


WEEKEND- ENJOY YOUR 3 DAY WEEKEND :)

WHAT ARE WE LEARNING ABOUT?

MATH: Relating plane shapes to solid figures.


SCIENCE: Designing Plant Packages. Over the next few weeks, students will be learning about the physical characteristics of plants and using that knowledge to design and improve a plant package.


Throughout this unit, students will show their learning by:



  • describing, comparing, and illustrating physical characteristics plants
  • describing what a plant needs in order to survive
  • collecting, organizing and recording data showing plant growth
  • drawing and recording seed and plant observations
  • defining a simple problem and finding solutions
  • communicating scientific explanations and valid conclusions



We know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education. You can support your child’s learning by talking with your child about this unit and encouraging her/him to ask questions and think hard.


We are looking forward to seeing our second graders bloom during this unit!


If you would like to donate materials, we will need:

  • plastic cups
  • 2-liter plastic bottle, empty
  • juice carton, cardboard
  • soup can (unopened)
  • plastic fruit or vegetable container
  • plastic milk or juice container with handle
  • spray bottle of cleaning material
  • cereal box
  • package with tamper resistant seal
  • egg carton
  • microwave dinner
  • mailing box with foam "peanuts"
  • roll of aluminum foil or plastic wrap
  • "take out" container from restaurant
  • cosmetics in their original packaging
  • show box with tissue paper and other packaging
  • soap dispenser


LANGUAGE ARTS/SOCIAL STUDIES:

  • Spelling Pattern: -ous at the end of a word. HFW: certain, field, hundred, environment
  • Grammar: Combining predicates in a sentence.
  • Skill: Sequence of events and compare & contrast
  • Writing: compare and contrast

APPS TO DOWNLOAD

Kakooma Addition: practice addition facts through puzzles.

Sushi Monster: practice Math facts

Hangman By Spice: practice spelling through a fun interactive game