Collins' Corner

January 11, 2016

Important Dates

January 15 - Student Holiday

January 18th - MLK Day - No School

January 22 - Report cards issued

January 22 - Math MAP Testing

Please note...

The school store will open next week before school and is located on the green hallway. Items in the store range from $0.25 to $2.00. Second grade students will be allowed to shop on Wednesdays. If a student would like to go to the school store, they should come to our classroom first and get a school store pass.

Language Arts

  • The spelling lesson this week is /oo/ as in hook and /ou/ as in out. The spelling test will be on Thursday this week.
  • This week we will talk about cental idea and supporting details when reading.
  • We will discuss figurative language, particularly similes and metaphors.


Today we completed the final lesson in My Math on money. We will review tomorrow and Wednesday and will have a test on chapter 8 Thursday. A review sheet will be given Wednesday for homework.

Due to the short week and the chapter 8 math test, the addition fact test this week will be on Wednesday. Please help your child practice these facts.

Social Studies/Science

This week in our weather unit, we will begin discussing seasons and what causes seasons to occur. We will also learn how to read temperature using a thermometer.