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Second: Angela Simmons



May Crowning 3


Welcome to Mrs. Simmons Second Grade classroom!

Upcoming Events

*Please make sure you send in a daily snack  for your child.

October 5th,12th,19th- Morning Program in the gym 8:50 a.m. Smokey the Bear will be visiting October 12th at 9 a.m. The Auburn Fire Department will be visiting on October 19th at 9 a.m.

October 20th- No School

October 25-26th- Dress up for school photos. Second grade will do there photos Thursday, October 26th.

October 31- Halloween Parade

Weekly Test- Students will be sent home with either a  textbook, notebook, or chapter review sheet to study from.

10/26  Spelling Test List #6

10/26  Religion Test Chapter 7

ELAWe will begin on Unit 1 in working Reading. We will learn about the genre of a story and how to identify it. We will be practicing sentence rules and structure. We will also be focusing on short / long vowel sounds, inflectional endings and identifying the subject in a sentence.

Math– We will begin Chapter 1 focusing on addition and near doubles addition. We will also be working on counting back and subtraction. Students will be using their math notebooks to add vocabulary cards and examples.

Religion– Chapter 6 We will be discussing how Jesus shows us to show love to others. We will also be discussing the Great Commandment.

Science– We will be moving around to different topic areas in Science. We will be starting out with Chapter 3-4 Looking at Habitats. Students will learn about what an animal needs to survive in their habitats. We will also be learning about what makes a food chain and food web. We will be looking at the different areas of habitats such as woodland forest, artic, ocean, and desert.

Social Studies– We  will be learning about what makes a good citizen in our classroom and communities. We will be learning about Johnny Appleseed and why people called him a good citizen.

Spelling-Students will have spelling homework during the week. Students have been given a “Spellers Choice Menu” to 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 #5- Short and Long Vowel “i”

1. did                        9.side

2.fin                          10. hike

3.pick                       11. cape

4.line                       12. made

5.pipe                      13.all

6. tip                       14. any

7.mix                      15.does

8. five


Monday- Music

Tuesday- Gym

Wednesday- Music and Art

Thursday- Computers

Friday- Gym and Classroom Library


Second Grade Supply List 2017-2018

2 one subject spiral notebook with a plastic cover

1 composition notebook

two pocket folder (plastic works the best)

1 clipboard

art smock (any old type of shirt or apron with your child’s name on the collar)

zip lock pouch crayon box with your child’s name on the inside

2 boxes of #2 pencils/separate easers


colored pencils

pencils sharpener


ruler ( inches and centimeters)

1 bottle of glue and 4 glue sticks

3 boxes of Kleenex

3 packages of baby wipes

headphones in a Ziploc bag with your child’s name on it

*We will have a daily snack in the afternoon. Please make sure you send a snack on a daily basis or a box of snacks for the week.

*Please make sure your child has sneakers for gym and recess.

*Don’t forget to bring in your favorite book and a smile.




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Auburn, NY 13021
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