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Second-2-None: Week of 2-12-18

Week of 2-12-18 In Reading this week, we finished up the novel, Charlotte’s Web. Throughout the entire novel, students worked on identifying character traits and finding text evidence to support their claims. We also ended the week by going to see the play version of the story! Students had a great time seeing the characters […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 2/5/18

We hope everyone had a safe snow day! Because of the day off, we will have our Spelling test on Monday, February 12th. The Cursive Worksheet and Math 7.2 Homework will also be due on Monday, February 12th. This week in Religion, we focused on the parts of the Mass and how we can participate […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 1/29/18

Week of 1-29-18 In Religion, we worked on several puzzles to decode Jesus’s message to us as disciples. We also learned how Jesus displays his love for us all the time. Students listened to Sunday’s Gospel reading and completed a Worship Bulletin. In Math, we wrapped up Chapter 6, which focused on three-digit addition and […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 1-22-18

Week of 1-22-18 In Religion, we reviewed the Last Supper and the Eucharist. Students also listened to Sunday’s Gospel reading and completed a Worship Bulletin. We hope to see you Sunday at the Catholic Schools Week Open House Mass at 9:30 a.m.! In Math, we moved into the second half of Chapter 6, which focuses […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 1/16/18

Week of 1-16-18 In Religion, we learned that Jesus gives us the Eucharist. Students now understand that Jesus brings us life, that Jesus celebrated a special meal with his disciples (the Last Supper), that in the Eucharist we remember and celebrate what Jesus did at the Last Supper, and that the Mass is a meal […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 1/8/18

Week of 1-8-18 Welcome back! We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s with your families. We are excited to begin the rest of the school year! Field trip forms went home earlier in the week. Please return those ASAP! In Religion, we discussed how to problem solve and calm ourselves down […]

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Second-2-None: Homework

Homework: 2/20 Tuesday Night: Math 7.7 (110 – Study for Science Test tomorrow) 2/21 Wednesday Night: Math 7.8 & Cursive 2/22 Thursday Night: Math 7.9 & Cursive WS 2/23 Friday Night: No Homework  

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Second-2-None: Events

Monday, February 19th – President’s Day – No School Friday, February 23rd – Auction T-Shirt Dress Down Tuesday, February 27th – 9:00 a.m. All-School Mass (no “B” Day 8:00 a.m. Mass); 7:00 p.m. Mandatory First Communion Parent Meeting Wednesday, February 28th – $1 Jeans Dress Down Day Friday, March 2nd – Auction T-Shirt Dress Down […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 12/11/17

Week of 12-11 In Reading, we started to read a nonfiction book, called “Money Matters.” We were finding the main idea, discussing text elements, and introduced the purpose of an author’s work. We also learned about contractions (i.e. didn’t or can’t). We had our 14th Spelling test today on /ee/ words. Next week, there will […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 12/4/17

Week of 12-4 In Reading, we took a quiz on “A Chair for My Mother,” learned about r-controlled vowels, and strengthened our comprehension skills by reading paragraphs. In Shurley English, took our Chapter 5 test and showed how much we know about subjects, predicates, and different types of nouns! We had our 13th Spelling test […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 11/27/17

In Reading this week, we read “A Chair for My Mother” and completed several graphic organizers analyzing characters and sequencing the story. While doing these activities, students strengthened their comprehension skills. We finished up our work on consonant digraphs this week, as well. In Shurley English, we practiced our jingles and studied our vocabulary word, […]

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2nd Grade At Home Practice

Spelling: http://www.spellingcity.com/users/mccartney109 Practice this week’s and previous weeks’ spelling lists Math: http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/mathfact/mathFact.htm Fact fluency practice (choose up to 10 or 20, addition, # of minutes you want) https://www.mathplayground.com/ASB_Index.html Various addition and subtraction online games https://www.factmonster.com/math/flashcards Various levels of timed fact flashcards (choose addition or subtraction) http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/menus/addition.htm Variety of addition games Social Studies: https://quizlet.com/2514573/2nd-grade-landforms-flash-cards/ Landform definitions […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 11/20/17

Week of 11-20 In Reading, we continued to work on consonant digraphs to improve our reading and spelling skills. In Math, we added three two-digit numbers! The students are doing an excellent job with this! Keep practicing basic math facts at home as well, since automaticity with math facts makes adding multiple-digit numbers easier. In […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 11/13/17

Week of 11-13 In Reading, we read Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday. We identified the beginning, middle, and end of the story, and worked together to answer comprehension questions based on the text. The students did an excellent job going back through the story to find evidence to support their answers. We […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 11/6/17

Week of 11-6 In Reading, we practiced identifying the main idea and details in texts, discussing the sequence of events in a story, and determining the beginning, middle, and end of a text. Next week, we will return to our reading series, ReadyGen, and begin reading Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday. The […]

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