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Second-2-None Homework 6-5

Week of 6-5  Monday: Math & Handwriting for 110 (NO HOMEWORK room 109) Tuesday: No Homework Wednesday: No Homework Thursday: No Homework Friday: No Homework New Journals Requirements

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Second-2-None Newsletter 5-29

What We Are Learning Week of 5-29 This week in reading we continued with Splish, Splash, Animal Baths.  While reading we looked for words with vowel pairs.  In Phonics we began our new unit on long vowel sounds o and i.  And in Shurley English we classified sentences by practicing all of the skills we […]

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Second-2-None EVENTS

Tuesday, June 6– $1 Dress Down Day Thursday, June 8th- Picnic Day Friday, June 9th- Last Day of School 11:30 Dismissal LUNCH VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Please check your calendars and help us out when you can!  Recess begins at 11:15 and lunch time ends at 12:00.  All help is GREATLY appreciated! Room 110:  The remainder of May. […]

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Second-2-None Newsletter 5-22

What We Are Learning Week of 5-22 This week in our language block we continued with vowel teams, decoding syllables, and story elements.  We have a pretty good understanding of breaking up longer words into syllables to help us read them correctly.  In Shurley we practiced classifying our stretched sentences by labeling the subject pronouns. […]

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What We Are Learning Week of 5-15 This week in reading we read a fictional text about a spade foot toad call Dig, Wait, Listen.  While reading we thought about the author’s purpose of writing.  We learned how authors write to entertain, inform, and persuade. In Shirley English we rocked out to 2 new songs. […]

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What We Are Learning Week of 5-8 This week in reading we read Nutik, the Wolf Pup.  This is about a strong friendship between a young boy and his wolf pup.  While reading we looked for suffixes.  We were also using the text to find clues to help us make inferences. In Phonics we continue […]

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What We Are Learning Week of 5-1 This week in reading we read Farfallina and Marcel.  This is a cute fictional story about 2 unlikely friends.  While reading we located details from the text to help us make inferences. In Phonics we have been adding the suffixes ing and ed.  This is a challenge because […]

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What We Are Learning Week of April 24 During our language block this week we read a Time For Kids article called Super Croc.  While reading we thought about adding prefixes and suffixes to base words and determining their new meaning.  In Phonics we continued with making contractions. In Grammar we practiced our new vocabulary […]

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Second-2-None Newsletter 4-10

What We Are Learning Week of 4-10 This week in our language block we about contractions, closed syllables, and sequencing events. This week’s newsletter secret is…First Communion is quickly approaching! In Math we wrapped up our chapter on measurement but will continue with metric units when we return from break. Our new Social Studies unit […]

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What We Are Learning Week of 4-3 This week in our language block we worked with making and confirming predictions, digraphs, bossy r, and irregular nouns.  We will be having a phonics test next week.  In Shurley English we created a new vocabulary card.  We started a new skill on finding the main idea.  We […]

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Second-2-None Newsletter 3-27

What We Are Learning Week of 3-27 This week in Reading we read The Tiny Seed.  This is an informative fiction story.  While reading we thought about drawing conclusions from the facts that we found in the text.  We also looked closely at breaking words apart by their syllables. We finished our Monster Match story […]

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Second-2-None Newsletter 3-20

What We Are Learning Week of 3-20 This week in reading we took a break from our series and had a unit test.   We are beginning unit 5 next week. We had a great time being creative with our descriptive writing this week.  Both classes created a silly monster and wrote a paper describing how […]

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What We Are Learning Week of March 13 This week in Reading we read Mice and Beans.  While reading we thought about story elements, inflection endings, and fantasy and reality. In phonics we are working with consonant digraphs.  This week’s newsletter secret is.. in a consonant digraphs the sounds change. Shurley English continues with classifying […]

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Second-2-None Newsletter 3-6

What We Are Learning Week of 3-6 This week during our language block we wrote a descriptive biography about a classmate.  We first interviewed our peer to create a graphic organizer and then wrote our detailed paragraph.  We continue to work on editing our own work and using the dictionary to check our brave spelling. […]

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What We Are Learning Week of 2-27 This week in reading we read an expository writing called Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up.  While reading we focused on sequencing skills and looking closely at words with suffixes.  We talked about idioms and how sometimes we shouldn’t take things “literally.” In Shurley English we are stretching our […]

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