2nd Grade News !

 

January 27,2020

Dear Families,

       Our Class Star this week is Layla!

We are launching our new Language Arts Theme : Lend a Helping Hand!  Conference notes were sent home today to discuss your child’s progress report for the 2nd Trimester.  

Homework includes a 100th day project that is due February 7th to celebrate the 100th day!  Guidelines are included in this week’s homework.  

We are so excited to mail out our Flat Stanley’s this week.  Our steelhead eggs for our Restoration Project arrive the week of February 3rd.  This is an excellent project for the students to lend a helping hand to our local watershed.  

Curriculum this week is Wrapping up last week and moving into assessments for Progress Reports:

Language Arts:  Unit 4: Lend a Helping Hand  Selection: Spelling Unit 4, Week 1long a spelled ai/ay.  Publish Book on a Fable about Water. Headsprout - phonics online computer work differenciated to student levels; Spelling City 

Read aloud: Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Math:    Unit 4 -- Addition/Subtraction with 2 digit/3 digit numbers---- Regrouping in addition.

Science: Launching Steelhead /local watershed unit of study

Social Studies:  Time-line of Dr. King's life, Map Skills and Mail out Flat Stanley letters

PE:  Mile Tuesday, Great Games Wednesday & Thursday, Freaky Friday 

-- https://app.gonoodle.com/ for rainy days and indoor movement during the day!   

If you have internet access, the newsletter and paper communication will be accessible to you via the website. 

Please e-mail me at cvalley@fbk8.org with any concerns or questions.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Muffin Mondays 

Violin on Tuesday !   

African Drums , Classroom Music , and 2nd Step with Ms. Katie on Thursdays!

Study Buddies with 6 & 7th graders Wednesday afternoons

Literacy Tutor on Tuesdays & Thursdays -- Jane!  Math with Mike on Wednesdays

Friday -- Ms. Miller center 12:30-1:30  Make Valentines for Community Program Meals on Wheels 

Friday is Twin Day!  

100th Day -- February 7th ! Project due!

Conference Week February 10th -14th 1 P.M. Dismissal

Valentine's Day -- February 14th -- Bring Valentines

President's Week Break February 17th -21st

Have a great week! 
Mrs. Valley      cvalley@fbk8.org