News from Second Grade

Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion 2nd grade with Sra. O-R

Learning plans for the week of March 23, 2015

Dearest families,


Reading:

This next week, the kids will read La Vida Secreta del los Árboles by Chiara Chevalier. This is an informational text all about trees.


Math:

We are continuing 2-digit subtraction this next week.


Writing:

We have started work on persuasive letters. Most of them are about sports and other things that the kids are passionate about. :)


Culture:

The kids will have a chance to visit another country on Tuesday when we have a cultural day at school! I'm excited to see what different things they'll learn. The kids will be in mixed age groups on Tuesday from 10am-3:20pm learning about another Spanish speaking country!

Homework for the week

HOMEWORK- 20 minutes each night (sometimes life happens!)

Reading in English or Spanish

Practicing Spelling words

Spanish Spelling words

1. árbol - tree

2. semilla - seed

3. tronco - trunk

4. hojas - leaves

5. flor - flower

6. tallo - stemp

7. vivo - alive

8. brote - sprout

9. tierra - earth/dirt

10. corteza - bark

11. hoja - leaf

12. plantas - plants

13. hierba - herbs/grass

14. fruta - fruit

15. raíces - roots

16. protege - protect

17. pronosticar - predict

18. fuente - spring (of water)

19. energía - energy

20. descubrir - discover

21. esparce - separate

Library Days this week!

The kids will have library time with Mr. Glazer on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.

Contact Sra. Olson-Reiners

If you have information that is ESSENTIAL for me to receive during the day, PLEASE call the front office at 651-768-3801. There are occasions when I do not check my email until after the children have left for the day.