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Second-2-None: Week of 4/16/18

Week of 4/16/18 This week in Reading, we read “Seek the Sun,” and discussed the beginning, middle, and end of the story, as well as the moral of the story. Next week, we will several different short stories written by the same author to compare and contrast them. In Religion, we discussed how Jesus is […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 4/9/18

Week of 4-9-18 This week in Reading, we finished up The Earth Dragon Awakes. After finishing the story, we summarized the key events that happened throughout the story using a graphic organizer. Next week, we will begin “Seek the Sun.” This is a short story that teaches a moral. In Religion, we learned the parts of […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 4/3/18

Week of 4/3/18 This week in Reading, we continued our chapter book, The Earth Dragon Awakes. Throughout the story, we see what the characters went through during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Students have noticed how characters’ viewpoints have changed throughout the story. In Phonics, we formed new words by adding the suffixes –ful, -less, […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 3/18/18

Week of 3/18/18 This week in Reading, we began the novel, “The Earth Dragon Awakens.” We have been focusing on vocabulary in the book, as well as the sequence of events in the story. After Spring Break, we will finish the novel and focus on characters’ responses to events in the story. In Writing, we […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 3/12/18

This week in Religion, we focused on the Liturgy of the Word and which parts of the Mass fall under this part. Next week, we will focus on Holy Week and Easter. We are also going to attend an All-School Mass on Monday, Living Stations of the Cross on Thursday, and a Washing of the […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 3/5/18

Week of 3/5/18 This week in Reading, we read City Green. This continued with the our theme of changing the world around us. We focused on the beginning, middle, and end of the story by picking out the main events and writing them in sequential order using a graphic organizer. In Shurley English, we continued […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 2/26/18

Week of 2-26-18 This week in Reading, we finished up Change Makers. We focused on identifying the main idea and topics on various pages. We also created questions based on the text and answered them as a class. Next week, we will read City Green. In Shurley English, we identified the part of speech for […]

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Second-2-None: Week of 2-20-18

Week of 2-20-18 This week in Reading, we started a new book, Change Makers. This book is about different kids and teenagers around the world who invented items and made plans to change the world. So far, we have read about a boy who invented batteries and generators to help power a village in Africa […]

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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: 4/23 Monday Night: Math 10.5 & Cursive 4/24 Tuesday Night: Math 10.6 & Cursive 4/25 Wednesday Night: Math Chapter 10 Extra Practice & Cursive 4/26 Thursday Night: No Homework 4/27 Friday: No School  

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