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This Week in 2nd Grade

Important Dates

12/12 Science Test

12/15 Spelling Test, Religion Test

12/18 Verb Quiz, Christmas Program at 6pm

12/19 Christmas Party 9:30-11:15, 11:30 dismissal, no aftercare

12/20-1/3 Christmas Break

 

Reading: This week we are reading about how Christmas is celebrated in different parts of the world. There will not be a reading test this week.

Spelling: Test on Friday

Advent, Christmas, Jesus, evergreen, stocking, wreath, cookies, angel, chimney, snowflake, stable, holiday

Language: We will be writing Christmas poems and stories this week as well as learning more about verbs.

Math: This week we tackle the important skill of adding two-digit numbers with regrouping.

Religion: Advent is here and we preparing for the coming of Jesus by learning about his birth. A test over the Christmas story will be on Friday.

Science: Test over Chapter 3: People Grow and Change is on Tuesday.

Social Studies: We will doing a little practice with map skills, including using a compass rose and map keys.

This Week in 2nd Grade

Important Dates

12/4 First Reconciliation at 7pm

12/6 Math Test

12/7 All School Mass

12/8 All School Mass for the Immaculate Conception of Mary, Reading Test, Spelling Test

12/18 Christmas Program 6pm

12/19 Christmas Party, 11:30am dismissal

12/20-1/3 Christmas Break

 

Reading: This week we are reading “In the Money: A Book About Banking,” an expository text. Vocabulary words are withdrawals, employees, deposits, borrow, and vault. Test on Friday.

Spelling: Test on Friday.

store, loan, grow, boat, know, toad, blow, coat, hello, show, borrow, coast, below, robot, owe

Language: We will be learning about verbs this week.

Math: We are reviewing chapter 3 for the test on Wednesday. Our next chapter covers adding two-digit numbers.

Religion: Students are excited, and maybe a little nervous, to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time! We will also be learning about Advent and preparing for the birth of Christ.

Science: This week we are continuing to learn about bodies, including the digestive system and how to choose healthy foods.

This Week in 2nd Grade

Important Dates

11/30 Noun Test

12/1 Reading Test, Spelling Test

12/2 First Reconciliation Parent Meeting at 10am in little church

12/4 First Reconciliation at 7pm

12/8 All School Mass

 

Reading: We are beginning a new unit called Around the Town. The first selection in this unit is “Red Light, Green Light, Mama and Me.” Vocabulary words are public, perched, recognize, practice, and automatically. Test is on Friday.

Spelling: Test on Friday

pie, night, fly, pile, child, right, shy, lie, mice, try, recognize, skyscraper, style, knight, mighty

Language: This week we will be reviewing common and proper nouns as well as plural and possessive nouns. Test over nouns will be on Thursday.

Math: We are continuing to learn about different kinds of graphs and how to use and compare data. This week will be learning about circle graphs and Venn diagrams.

Religion: Students are busy preparing for their First Reconciliation next Monday. We have been discussing the 5 Steps to a Good Confession, which includes examination of conscience and doing your penance.

Science: This week we begin a new chapter about how people grow and change. We will be learning about body systems and how to keep our bodies healthy.

 

This Week in 2nd Grade

Important Dates

11/14 Religion Test

11/17 Spelling Test

11/21 Social Studies Test, Thanksgiving Feast

11/22-11/24 Thanksgiving Holiday

12/4 First Reconciliation at 7pm

First Reconciliation will be on December 4 at 7pm in the church. There will be a parent meeting the week before. Date and time TBD.

Reading/Social Studies: Thanksgiving is only 10 days away! We are reading “What was the First Thanksgiving” by Joan Holub. We will be learning all about the Puritans, their journey to the New World, what life was like for them, and Thanksgiving traditions.

Spelling: Test on Friday.

very, germ, cell, civil, chief, funny, thief, rigid, baby, brief, grieve, cancel

Language: We will be learning about possessive nouns and writing Thanksgiving poems.

Math: This week we are starting Chapter 3: Data and Graphs. We will be using tables and graphs to answer questions and using our own data to create graphs.

Religion: Test over Ten Commandments will be on Tuesday. We will be discussing the Sacrament of Penance, including forgiveness, being truly sorry for sins, and the steps for making a good confession.

This Week in 2nd Grade

Important Dates

11/9 Mass, Math Test

11/10 Reading Test, Spelling Test, Veteran’s Day Assembly at 2pm in Gym

11/21 Thanksgiving Feast

11/22-11/24 No School-Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Reading: This week we are reading “Birdhouse for Rent.” Vocabulary words are rent, tenant, vacant, deserted, and examined. Test on Friday.

Spelling: Test on Friday.

age, peace, pencil, magic, ice, digit, face, gem, city, large, piece, gentle, tragic, century, excite

Language: We are continuing our unit on nouns. This week we will be working on plural and possessive nouns.

Math: This week we will be finding missing numbers in counting patterns, writing ordinal numbers to 31st, solving word problems. Test over Chapter 2 on Thursday.

Religion: We are learning more about the Ten Commandments and the two greatest commandments.

Social Studies: We will be preparing for the Veteran’s Day Assembly on Friday. All are welcome to attend. We will also be learning about Native American cultures and early explorers to North America.