Sept. 19-23, 2016
Second Grade News
- We will expect 20 minutes or more of reading each night and practice of basic addition and subtraction math facts until they know them automatically.
- This can be accomplished with library books or books from the child’s own collection.
- The math fact practice can come in a variety of forms from homemade flash cards you create to digital games on your home computer or cell phone. abcya.com, AAAmath.com, Sheppardsoftware.com, and funbrain.com are all free sites that are excellent.
We hope that all families will be able to enjoy spending quality time together, as we know how important this is to you and to your children. If you would like additional homework resources, then we are happy to provide these on an individual basis
Students Need Ear Buds or Ear Phones
Students are using iPad at school daily for personalized and differentiated learning. All students are expected to bring ear buds or ear phones to keep at school for this purpose. If your students has not already brought these to school, please send them in as soon as possible.
What's on the Menu?
Join Your Child For Lunch
Your children love it when their family members come to eat lunch with them.*
Mrs. Patterson's and Mrs. Ponticelli's classes:
Mrs. White's and Mrs. Stokes' classes:
*Please note: All visitors must check in at the front office of our school upon arrival. A valid driver's license will be required.
This Week's Learning Topics: Sept. 19-23
Building upon their work in First Grade (see 1.0A.6 Mental Strategies below) , students will learn and practice various addition and subtraction strategies in order to fluently add and subtract within 20. By repeatedly using strategies that make sense to them, students will become accurate, efficient, and flexible as they develop automaticity. By end of Grade 2, students should know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.