It was great to see the sunshine today and looks like we have some nice weather in the forecast for Thanksgiving Break next week! Please take a moment to check out some of our pictures from the week, located in the Pictures tab above, labeled with this week’s date.
- Monday 11/19 is Picture Day! Order forms went home a few days ago, or you can order online. We’re scheduled to take pictures at 9:50, so if you want to send a change of clothes/shoes for recess, that’s fine!
- Tuesday 11/20 at 1:00 p.m. is our 1st 9 Weeks awards recognition. Parents, you are invited to come to this brief program held in our class – an rsvp form came home yesterday.
- Thanksgiving Break is 11/21 – 11/23 – No school Wed, Thu, Fri
- No formal homework will be sent next week, we’ll send home the new HW pack on Monday 11/26
Academically, for 11/19-11/20 AND 11/26-11/30:
Reading: For the rest of November, we will finish up our unit on retelling: Students will describe characters, setting, and plot events in fiction and poetry. Students will identify the conflict and resolution, and identify the theme. Students should be able to discuss orally and write about these elements of a story they read to demonstrate comprehension of the text. Order Events in a Story Analyze Stories Choose the picture that matches the setting or character
Writing/Spelling: Spelling words for the week of 11/26 are: just, over, your, her, many, reach, bleed, piece, feast, teach. In writing, students will learn about the 5 parts of a friendly letter: heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature. We’ll choose a friend or family member to write a letter to, and continue using proper spelling of sight and spelling words, capitalization and punctuation within our writing of complete sentences. Phonics Resources/Games for home! 2nd Grade Phonics Games
Math: 3 digit place value unit begins! Students will work on identifying, writing, comparing, writing expanded form of 3 digit numbers. We’ll work on ordering 3 digit numbers, telling what 10 more, 10 less, 100 more, 100 less of a number is. Place Value Games
Social Studies: Next week, we’ll learn a little history on Thanksgiving!
Science: 11/26 marks the start of our Habitat unit. Students should study the study guide attached to the HW that week. We’ll learn about living and non-living parts of a habitat, types of habitats, what animals need to survive in their habitat, and how habitats can change.
Have a fun & restful weekend! -Ms. Myers 🙂