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Welcome to 2nd grade

This year will be a blast!

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January 19 – 23, 2021

Weekly Announcement

* There is no spelling this week.

*   For your planning, we will celebrate Valentine’s Day on February 12th.  Because of Covid restrictions, all valentines will need to be brought into class by February 9th so they can be quarantined for three days.  I am planning on having each student make a Valentine container in class, so there is no need to make one at home.  Also, your child does not need to put each student’s name on their Valentine but make sure they sign each Valentine so we know who they are from.

* This week we are celebrating Daniella’s unbirthday.  Her real birthday is on July 19th.

 

This Week’s Activities

Reading:  for comprehension this week, we’ll work on finding the topic and main idea of a paragraph.  We will also be doing more with alliteration and onomatopoeia.  For vocabulary we will be learning about linking verbs.  The genre this week is more informational text: expository.

Writing:   The students will also be creating a class book that shows onomatopoeia and alliteration.

Spelling:  there will not be any spelling this week.

Math:    we will continue working on 3-digit subtraction with regrouping and subtracting across zeros.  Many students are really struggling with this unit so please make sure they understand their homework and give them some extra help if they need it.

Science:  we will be learning about what plants need to survive and how habitats change over time.

Collaboration:  this week the school’s 6c focus is on collaboration.  Students are learning to: participate and collaborate in a group, listen to, use, and elaborate on other’s ideas, and use strategies to solve problems.