2nd Grade Superstars!

Week of February 15, 2016

Mrs. Morrison, Mrs. McLaren, Mrs. Wright

Homework


Tuesday - Math 11-2 and Read
Wednesday - Math 11-3a and Read
Thursday - Math 11-3 worksheet, study spelling, and Read

What's New This Week?

Language Arts

Due to the short weeks, we will continue with our lesson 18. The focus story is My Name is Gabriela. Our essential question is "What makes a character interesting?". Phonics skills this week are long e sound for y, changing y to i, and the verb be. We will continue to work on how to write interesting fictional stories and start our Young Authors.

Spelling Words of the Week - List # 18

happy pretty baby very puppy funny carry lucky only sunny penny city tiny many
Challenge words - sorry noisy


Test on Friday

Click here to go visit the Spelling City website for some fun practice

http://www.spellingcity.com/Sswenson/

Math

ENVISIONS MATH
We are beginning Topic 11, Geometry. There will be a laminated page in your child's folder with the names of shapes and their attributes to help them learn about the solid figures and the plane shapes. Please be sure to review this nightly with your child.


FIRST IN MATH

Please continue to encourage your child to visit this website frequently. Thank you! www.firstinmath.com

Pennies For Patients

Rolling Hills Student Council is holding a Pennies For Patients fundraiser to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Please consider having your child bring in some coins to contribute to this worthwhile cause. Thank you to those families that have sent in contributions!

Mystery Readers

There are still available slots for our Mystery Readers! Our class looks forward to our Friday Mystery Readers. If you'd like to come in and Friday afternoons don't work for you, please just let me know and we can arrange a different day/time. In the past, some parents have also emailed a video of them reading and that was super fun too! Please click on the link to access the sign-up genius. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d4ba5ae2ea02-mystery

Visit the Rolling Hills Home & School Association website for announcements and information http://www.rhhsa.org/


Please remember to send in your Boxtops for Education!

Reminders

SAVE THE DATE!

Mother Son with the Globetrotters on March 5th at the Sun Center in Trenton.

Parent’s Night Out: Join us for a great night of comedy fun on March 12th at 8:30 p.m. at the Comedy Cabaret. Enjoy a fun night out and raise funds for our school! Please see the flyer HERE.

Science Fair: This year’s Science Fair will be March 31st! It is always a great night and we look forward to seeing all the wonderful projects.

Family Math Night: Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Family Math Night for Grades 1-4 for those families that have registered in advance. This evening will include a variety of fun and interesting math games that you can participate in with your child. Please complete and hand in the form found HERE.

Science Fair: March 31st - More Information to come soon.


Printed Family Directories - If you did not purchase a printed copy of the directory at the beginning of the year, there are still a few copies available. Printed directories are a great way to retain information from year to year and access it quickly. They are $5 each and only available to Home & School Members. Please contact Carolyn Chiarello at cmh4778@aol.com if you would like a copy.


Field Trip -

Our Field Trip will be on May 19 and we will visit the Adventure Aquarium. If you would like to attend and meet us at the Aquarium, you must have your clearance as required by the district.

Important Dates


2/18 Thursday - 6:00 - 7:30 PM - Family Math Night (see link above)

2/19 Friday Spirit Day – Crazy Hair/Mustache Day

3/14 Monday - 6:30 PM 2nd Grade Literacy Night

3/31 Thursday - Science Fair

5/19 Thursday - 2nd Grade Field trip to Aquarium