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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.

4/11 Scholastic Book Order is due.

4/13 Dress out with a $1.00 donation towards the sixth grade field trip.

*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.

4/13 No Spelling Test

4/13 Religion Test Chapter 19

*Reading Log Sheets are due every Monday.

ELAWe will be reviewing different concepts we learned throughout this unit such as past tense verbs, similes, root words, and poetry. We will review the spelling list #9-20. We will begin practicing writing in cursive.  Please continue to read with your child at home.

Math– Chapter 7 Subtracting 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

ReligionChapter 19 We give thanks and praise God. We will discuss how we praise to God. 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 7 We will be learning about weather and the instruments used to make predictions for a forecast. We will be discussing dental hygiene and complete an experiment of how we brush our teeth.

Social Studies– We will be learning about what inventions are and the people who invented them. We will be learning about  Ben Franklin, Alexander Graham Bell, and Thomas Edison.

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 #20- Words with “r” letters- are, air, ear,ere

1. dare                        9. where

2. stare                       10. there

3. fare                        11. dear

4. hair                        12. cheers

5. pair                        13. knew

6. chair                      14. never

7. bear                       15. talk

8. pear


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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