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Second: Angela Simmons

Welcome to Mrs. Simmons Second Grade classroom!

Upcoming Events

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

*Winter Recess Items- Please send in a labeled reusable bag to keep you child’s snow pants, hats, and gloves in the classroom.

3/22 Lenten Prayers Services will begin before Morning Program starting this Thursday throughout the Lent season.

3/23 Dress Down in red for our St. Joseph’s Retreat day.

3/28 Stations of the Cross 2 p.m.

3/29-3/30 No School- Holy Thursday and Good Friday

*Don’t forget to turn in your child’s school registration.

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

3/23 Spelling Test List #19

3/23 No Religion Test

ELAWe will begin Unit 4 in Reading. We will learning about linking verbs, action verbs, and capitalization of proper nouns. We will continue reviewing how to write a letter and sentence rules. We will begin practicing writing in cursive.  Please continue to read with your child at home.

Math– Chapter 6 Add Three digit numbers. We will be reviewing place value, how to regroup, and identifying vocabulary in word problems. Students will be using their math notebooks to add vocabulary cards and examples. Please continue to practice math facts with your child. You can also work on different math skills on IXL.com

ReligionWe will be learning about St. Joseph and how he as a foster parent to Jesus. I will be sending home a copy of the prayers from our textbook. Please practice them with your child at home. They will include the Hail Mary, Our Father, Act of Contrition, and Guardian Angel prayer according to our textbook.

Science– Chapter 6 We will be learning about the different resources, rocks, and minerals we can find from Earth.

Social Studies– We will be looking at how to read a map of the United States and the seven continents.

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 #19- Words with “r” letters- eer, ear, ere

1. deer                        9. clear

2. cheers                    10. spear

3. steer                      11. store

4. here                       12. north

5. jeer                        13. again

6. near                      14. house

7. ear                        15. inside

8. dear


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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89 E Genesee St
Auburn, NY 13021
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