Welcome to Mrs. Simmons Second Grade classroom!
*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.
1/15 No School Martin Luther King Day
1/19 Dress Out for a cause Night to Shine $1.00
1/26 Dress Out with a pass
1/29- 2/2 Catholic Schools Week- A schedule will be sent home soon.
Weekly Test- Students will be sent with either a textbook, notebook, or chapter review sheet to study from.
1/19 No Spelling Test
1/19 Religion Test Chapter 15
ELA– We will be starting Unit 3 in Reading. We will learning about verbs and action verbs in grammar We will continue practicing handwriting, sentence rules, and structure. We will also be focusing on short / long vowel sounds, identifying the subject, noun, plural nouns and verb in a sentence. Please continue to read with your child at home.
Math– Chapter 4 Two digit addition. We will be reviewing place value. We will be regrouping, adding double digits 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
Religion– We will be starting Chapter 13 learning about how to become a better person. We will also be reviewing chapter 12 on the Sacrament of Reconciliation. We will be working on learning the “Act of Contrition” according to our textbook.
Science– We will be learning about different penguins and their habitats.
Social Studies– We will be learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and how he helped to bring peace and end segregation.
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 #11- Long o: o, oa,ow, oe
1. told 9. Joe
2. most 10. toe
3.float 11. light
4. coat 12. mind
5. toast 13. only
6. grow 14. our
7. mow 15. who
Wednesday- Music and Art
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)
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
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.