Welcome to Mrs. Simmons Second Grade classroom!
*We will have a daily snack in the afternoon. Please make sure you send in a snack on a daily basis or a box of snacks for the week.
*Students will be given D.E.A.R time to read in the classroom. Please encourage your child to bring in a chapter book to keep in their desk to read.
*Please make sure your child has their sneakers for gym and recess.
11/12 No School Veteran’s Day
11/15-11/16 Parent Teacher Conferences
11/16 No School
11/22-11/23 Thanksgiving Break
11/9- Spelling Test List #8
*Students will be sent with either a textbook, notebook, or chapter review sheet to study from.
ELA– Unit 2 – Students will be learning about the characters, making inferences and describing details in the story. We will be identifying what is a noun, subject and predicate and using commas in a series. Please continue to read with your child at home.
Math– Chapter 3-Place Value- We will be learning about place value up to 1,000 and comparing number values. We will be learning about less than, greater than, and expanded form. Please practice math facts with your child. You can also work on different math skills be reviewing on IXL.com.
Religion– We will begin discussing the Sacrament of Baptism and how we become members of the church. We will also be discussing what sins are and Penance. I will be sending home a copy of our daily prayers to practice. Prayers to practice with your child include the Hail Mary, Our Father, Act of Contrition, and Guardian Angel prayer according to our textbook.
Science– Chapter 3 Animals and their habitats. We will be learning about animal habitats and the food chain. We will also be discussing how humans and nature can effect their habitats.
Social Studies– We will be learning about Veterans Day and why it is an important day in history.
Spelling-Students will have spelling homework during the week. Students have been given a “Spellers Choice Menu” choose from some nights for homework. If a test is not given during the week then a notebook grade will be taken. The spelling list does consist of 15 words. Please encourage your child to write neatly.
List #8- Soft /s/ and /g/ sounds
1.place 9. mice
2.barge 10. cage
3. trace 11. mule
5. bulge 13.out
6.badge 14. wash
7.space 15. saw
Wednesday- Music, Technology, Gym
Second Grade Supply List 2018-2019
- 2 one subject spiral notebook with a plastic cover
- 1 composition notebook
- art smock (any old type of shirt or apron with the child’s name on the collar)
- Zip pouch crayon box with your child’s name on the inside
- 2 boxes of #2 pencils/ separate erasers
- Colored pencils
- Pencil sharpener
- Ruler (inches and centimeters)
- 1 bottle of glue and 4 glue sticks
- 3 boxes of Kleenex
- 3 packages of baby wipes
- Two pocket folder (plastic works the best)
- 1 Clip board
- Headphones in a Zip-lock bag with your child’s name on it
Summer is a good time to practice tying your shoelaces!