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October 1-5
Due Date: 9/28/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

-RI 2.1- Ask and Answer the 5W questions.

-RI2.5- Nonfiction Text Features

-RI2.6 Author’s Purpose

-RI2.7 Understanding and using images

-RI2.8- Author’s Points

-RI2.3 Sequence of Events

-L2.4a Context Clues

Language:

-Singular Nouns

-Regular and Irregular Plural Nouns

Writing:

-Finishing published Personal Narrative piece

Math:

-2.MD.10- Graphs- Construct picture and bar graphs using a single unit scale with up to four categories. Solve problems using a picture or bar graph within 20

Science:

-Students observe their shadows and construct a model that demonstrates sunrise and sunset.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Thursday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Dates to Remember

October 1-Stomp out bullying- Wear blue!

October 4– Wear pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

October 8-Columbus Day-No School

October 12- Reading Fair

Star Student

Savanna

Spelling Words

made

these

like

use

from

their

goes

who

it’s

didn’t

that’s

then

says

be

I’ll

I’m

phone

page

gave

late

*Return Homework packets by Friday

Upcoming Tests

Thursday- Timed fact fluency test, Reading Comprehension Test

Friday- Spelling Test, Timed Fact Fluency



September 24-28
Due Date: 9/24/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills and Standards for the Week

Reading:

-RI 2.1- Ask and Answer the 5W questions.

-RI2.5- Nonfiction Text Features

-RI2.6 Author’s Purpose

-RI2.7 Understanding and using images

-RI2.8- Author’s Points

-RI2.3 Sequence of Events

-L2.4a Context Clues

Language:

-Singular Nouns

Writing:

-Working on published Personal Narrative piece

Math:

-2.OA.1- One step word problems

Science:

-Students will observe and discuss the objects in the sky such as the Sun, Moon and stars.

-Vocabulary- Earth, Moon, Sun

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Thursday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Dates to Remember

September 28- PTA PJ day

October 8-Columbus Day-No School

October 12- Reading Fair

Star Student

Zoe

Vocabulary Words

fragile- easily broken or destroyed

sip- drink something slowly, swallowing only small amounts

picky- hard to please, likes only certain things

attract- get the attention of people or animals and cause them to come closer

Review: prepare, embarrass, grip, huddle, variety, characteristics, consume, unwelcome

Spelling Words

didn’t

it’s

then

that’s

be

says

I’m

I’ll

tops

tells

stops

helps

has

she

come

some

tree

eggs

Wednesday

soon

*Return Homework packets by Friday

Upcoming Tests

Thursday- Timed fact fluency test

Friday- Spelling Test, Word problem test(review odd/even, place value), Vocabulary Test, Reading Comprehension Test



September 17-21
Due Date: 9/17/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Skills and Standards for the Week

Reading:

-RI 2.1- Ask and Answer the 5W questions.

-RI2.5- Nonfiction Text Features

-RI2.6 Author’s Purpose

-RI2.7 Understanding and using images

-RI2.8- Author’s Points

Language:

-Simple and Compound sentences

-Context Clues

Writing:

-Working on published Personal Narrative piece

Math:

-2.OA.1- One step word problens

Science:

-Students will observe and discuss the objects in the sky such as the Sun, Moon and stars.

-Vocabulary- Earth, Moon, Sun

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Thursday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Dates to Remember

September 19-

Fall Pics *WEDNESDAY

September 28- PTA PJ day

October 8-Columbus Day-No School

October 12- Reading Fair

Star Student

Layton

Vocabulary Words

variety- many different kinds

characteristics- something that describes a person or thing

consume- eat or drink something; also means to use something up

unwelcome- not wanted

Review: prepare, embarrass, grip, huddle

Spelling Words

tells

tops

helps

stops

she

has

come

some

next

ask

left

just

two

to

there

were

match

length

gold

breaks

*Return Homework packets by Friday

Upcoming Tests

Thursday- Language test, simple and compound sentences

Friday- Spelling Test, Word problem quiz, timed fact fluency test (25 subtraction in 5 min



September 10-14
Due Date: 9/7/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RL2.2:Recounting/Determine the central message.

-RL2.3- Character Response

-RL2.9-Compare and Contrast

-RL2.5-Beginning Middle End

Language:

-Simple and Compound sentences

-Compound words

Writing:

-Beginning published Personal Narrative piece

Math:

-2.OA.2- Fluently add within 10 using mental strategies

-2.NBT.5- Add and subtract using strategies within 20

-2.MD.6- Represent sums and differences on a number line within 20.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Thursday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Dates to Remember

September 11- Progress Reports

September 19-

Fall Pics

September 28- PTA PJ day

October 8-Columbus Day-No School

Star Student

Trent

Vocabulary Words

prepare- get ready to do something or make something ready

embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

grip-hold something very tightly

huddle-move in close to someone or crowd together in a tight group

Spelling Words

hang

stick

are

they

black

does

much

get

what

will

where

long

sign

Friday

Floor

*REVIEW WEEK

*Return Homework packets by Friday

Upcoming Tests

Friday- Spelling Test, Reading Comprehension Test, timed fact fluency test (25 addition in 5 min)



September 3-7
Due Date: 9/3/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RL2.2:Recounting/Determine the central message.

-RL2.3- Character Response

-RL2.9-Compare and Contrast

-RL2.5-Beginning Middle End

Language:

-4 types of sentences

-Compound words

Writing:

-We are working on building our writing community

-Learning routines and procedures

Math:

-2.OA.2- Fluently add within 10 using mental strategies

-2.NBT.5- Add and subtract using strategies within 20

-2.MD.6- Represent sums and differences on a number line within 20.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Thursday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Dates to Remember

September 5-

End of Fundraiser

September 7-Amazing Race (for those participating)

September 19-

Fall Pics

September 28- PTA PJ day

Birthdays

Zach-8th

Star Student

Anne Randle

Vocabulary Words

fetch-get something and bring it back

murmur-talk very quietly

sturdy-strong or well built

guide-move someone or something in the right direction or show someone the way.

Review words-tourist, stuff, sniffle, collect

Spelling Words

ask

next

just

left

to

two

were

there

black

went

thing

long

one

does

where

want

scratch

soft

since

prince

*Return Homework packets by Friday

Upcoming Tests

Thursday- Language quiz (complete, incomplete sentences),

Friday- Spelling Test, Vocabulary Test (8 words), timed fact fluency test



August 27-31
Due Date: 8/27/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Building the reading community with the teacher and students (being respectful, learning procedures, and being responsible)

-RL2.2:Recounting/Determine the central message.

-RL2.9 Compare/Contrast

-RL2.3 Character response

-RL2.5 Beginning Middle End

-RL2.6-Determine the character’s point of view

Language:

-4 types of sentences

-compound words

Writing:

-We are working on building our writing community

-Learning routines and procedures

Math:

-2.OA.3- Determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members

2.OA.2- Fluently add within 10 using mental strategies

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Thursday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Dates to Remember

September 3-

Labor Day Holiday

September 5-

End of Fundraiser

September 19-

Fall Pics

***Our newsletter is updated to our class website weekly!

***Make sure you follow our class Instagram! Our name is mrshortonhhes. Here we will post pictures of lots of fun things we are learning and doing in our classroom!

Vocabulary Words

stuff- push or force something into something else

tourist-a person who travels for fun or to learn about other places

collect-gather things together

sniffle- sniff again and again, usually because you are crying or have a cold.

Spelling Words

went

black

long

thing

does

one

want

where

fish

much

such

when

they

was

have

what

spring

facts

draw

sign

*Return Homework packets by Friday

Upcoming Tests

Tuesday- Math quiz (comparing/ordering numbers) , Vocabulary quiz

Friday- Spelling Test, Math test (place value, comparing, even/odd numbers)



August 20-24
Due Date: 8/20/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Building the reading community with the teacher and students (being respectful, learning procedures, and being responsible)

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RL2.2:Recounting/Determine the central message.

-RL2.6-Determine the character’s point of view

Language:

-Writing in complete sentences

Writing:

-We are working on building our writing community

-Learning routines and procedures

Math:

-2.NBT.3- Writing Numbers in different ways

-2.NBT.1a/b- Decompose numbers 100-500 into hundreds, tens, and ones.

-2.NBT.4- Comparing 2 and 3 digit numbers up to 500

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Thursday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Dates to Remember

September 3-

Labor Day Holiday

September 5-

End of Fundraiser

September 19-

Fall Pics

***Our newsletter is updated to our class website weekly!

***Make sure you follow our class Instagram! Our name is mrshortonhhes. Here we will post pictures of lots of fun things we are learning and doing in our classroom!

Vocabulary Words

fearless- brave or feeling no

fear

fearful- afraid or filled with fear

familiar- well known to you

and easy to recognize

convince-make someone

believe something or decide

to do something

miniature-very small; smaller than the usual size

rarely- not often or hardly ever

duplicate- to copy

disguise- something that changes or hides how you look

Review words- tumble, swirl, compassionate, content

Spelling Words

much

fish

when

such

was

they

what

have

up

get

that

well

his

go

your

of

check

rich

push

floor

Return Homework packets by Friday

Upcoming Tests

Thursday- Reading Comprehension Test

Friday- Spelling Test, Vocabulary Test, Math quiz (comparing Numbers)



August 13-17
Due Date: 8/13/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Please sign up for Remind!!! This is the easiest way to get info to you and for you to communicate back to me.

To sign up, visit

Rmd.at/8f284g

or text, 81010

with the message

@kegbgg 

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Building the reading community with the teacher and students (being respectful, learning procedures, and being responsible)

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RL2.2:Recounting/Determine the central message.

-RL2.6-Determine the character’s point of view

Language:

-Writing in complete sentences

Writing:

-We are working on building our writing community

-Learning routines and procedures

Math:

-2.NBT.3- Writing Numbers in different ways

-2.NBT.1a/b- Decompose numbers 100-500 into hundreds, tens, and ones.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Thursday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Dates to Remember

August 16- Parent Policy and Procedure Night 7pm

PTA meeting 6:30pm

September 3-

Labor Day Holiday

***Our newsletter is updated to our class website weekly!

***Make sure you follow our class Instagram! Our name is mrshortonhhes. Here we will post pictures of lots of fun things we are learning and doing in our classroom!

Happy Birthday!

Maddox- August 11th

Vocabulary Words

fearless- brave or feeling no

fear

fearful- afraid or filled with fear

familiar- well known to you

and easy to recognize

convince-make someone

believe something or decide

to do something

Spelling Words

get

up

well

that

go

his

of

your

not

Friday

back

big

will

are

you

said

do

thick

still

Sunday

We will have homework packets that come home each week on Monday and need to be returned by Friday.

Please go over these with your child to ensure that they understand these concepts.

Upcoming Tests

Friday- Spelling Test,   Place Value Quiz



May 7-11
Due Date: 5/7/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Café STOPPED ACCEPTING CHARGES on May 1. Please keep your child’s balance up to date.

Reading:

R.L. 2.9/R.I. 2.9- Compare and Contrast fiction and nonfiction texts,

Writing:

Opinion writing

Language:

Using commas in a series, and apostrophes in contractions, quotation marks

Math:

2.OA.1- One and Two step Word Problems with 2 and 3 digit numbers

2.NBT.7/2.NBT.5- Add and subtract two and three digit numbers

Dates to Remember

May 11- Lights out in the Library (bring pillow/ stuffed animal/blanket) AND Safety Fair(Wear GREEN field trip shirts!)

May 18-Color Run/Awards Day

*Please make plans to join us! ALL STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE AN AWARD.

May 23-Students Last Day

**May 22 and 23 are 60% days!

Star Student

Sadie

Birthdays

Kim- 6th

Caylee G. 7th

Sadie- 11th

Lily S. 27th.

                     Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Tuesday- Word Problems/Calendar Test

Wednesday- Compare and Contrast Reading Test

Thursday- Spelling test, Adding and Subtracting 2 and 3 digit numbers quiz



April 30- May 4
Due Date: 5/1/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

R.L. 2.9/R.I. 2.9- Compare and Contrast fiction and nonfiction texts,

prefixes and suffixes,

Context clues

Writing:

Opinion writing

Language:

Using commas in a series, and apostrophes in contractions

Math:

2.G.3- Fractions

2.OA.1- One and Two step Word Problems with 2 and 3 digit numbers

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

Dates to Remember

May 4- Jungle Book video order deadline

May 11- Safety Fair

May 18-Color Run/Awards Day

*Please make plans to join us! ALL STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE AN AWARD.

May 23-Students Last Day

**May 22 and 23 are 60% days!

Star Student

Kim

Birthdays

Kim- 6th

Caylee G. 7th

Sadie- 11th

Lily S. 27th.

Vocabulary Words

provide- give something that is wanted or needed

flop- drop or fall heavily

valuable-very important to you, or worth a lot of money

whimper- make weak crying noises when they are sad, tired, frightened, or hurt

conserve-protect something from harm or keep something from being waster or used up

shriek- scream or cry out loudly

unique-something that is unique is the only one of its kid. There are no others exactly like it.

bulge- get bigger and swell out

Spelling Words

named

taking

riding

hoped

build

built

many

else

saw

cause

salt

call

brought

thought

caught

because

ground

edge

height

weight

                     Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Tuesday- Fractions Test

Thursday- Vocabulary Test-

*Other words on test are: predict, strenuous, beneficial, flexible, create, optional, approve, disapprove

Friday- Spelling test, Timed test, Word Problems quiz



April 23-27
Due Date: 4/23/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

R.L. 2.9/R.I. 2.9- Compare and Contrast fiction and nonfiction texts,

prefixes and suffixes,

Context clues

Writing:

Opinion writing

Language:

Using commas in a series, and apostrophes in contractions

Math:

2.G.3- Fractions

2.OA.1- One and Two step Word Problems with 2 and 3 digit numbers

Dates to Remember

April 24-Scholastic   due date

  -PTA meeting

April 26- Spotlight Field Trip

May 4- Jungle Book video order deadline

May 18-Color Run/Awards Day

*Please make plans to join us!

May 23-Students Last Day

**May 22 and 23 are 60% days!

Star Student

Lily S.

Birthdays

Caylee O-24th

Vocabulary Words

beneficial- good for you

predict- say what you think will happen in the future

create-make something new

strenuous- needing lots of energy, effort, or strength

flexible-easy to bend

approve- if you approve of something, you agree with it. You think it is good or right

disapprove- you do not agree with it, you think it is bad or wrong

optional- if something is optional you can choose whether or not to have it or do it. It is not necessary

Spelling Words

cause

saw

call

salt

thought

brought

because

caught

boy

point

while

might

earth

learn

watch

water

fall

author

chance

aunt

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Fractions quiz

Friday- Spelling test, Timed test,



April 16-20
Due Date: 4/17/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RL.2.1 Ask and answer 5 W and H questions.

RI2.3- Describe a connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps for technical procedures in a text.

RL2.6- Acknowledges differences in the points of view of characters

RL2.4- Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song

Writing:

Opinion writing

Language:

Commas in a series

Math:

2.G.3- Fractions

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

Dates to Remember

April 19- Jungle             Book program

   (6pm)

*Bring your child dressed in the outfit listed on the costume handout that came home. (Check Remind if you are missing this sheet)

*Drop your child off at 5:15 in car rider line outside orange hall.

*Doors will open 30 min before the show

April 26- Spotlight Field Trip

Star Student

Birthdays

Kadyn-20th

Caylee O-24th

Spelling Words

point

boy

might

while

learn

earth

water

watch

how

out

found

down

whole

seven

piece

pie

oil

voice

woman

women

                     Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Vocabulary test from last week! (CRAZY schedules have caused our tests to be all messed up. Bear with us!)

Friday-Spelling test, timed test



April 9-13
Due Date: 4/9/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RL.2.1 Ask and answer 5 W and H questions.

RI2.3- Describe a connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps for technical procedures in a text.

RL2.6- Acknowledges differences in the points of view of characters

RL2.4- Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song

Writing:

Opinion writing

Language:

Adjectives and Adverbs

Math:

2.G.2- Partition a rectangle into rows/columns of same size

2.OA.4- Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays with up to 5 rows and 5 columns

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

Dates to Remember

April 13- Field Trip to Botanic Gardens

**Please wait outside in your cars if you are following us there. Once we return stay in your cars until buses arrive and meet us in the classroom if you wish to check out your child.

**Students will change into their green field trip shirts at school that morning. Wear tennis shoes!

April 19- Jungle             Book program

   (6pm) (Arrive at 5:15)

April 26- Spotlight Field Trip

Star Student

Reeves

Birthdays

Braxton-13th

Kadyn-20th

Caylee O-24th

Vocabulary Words

mushy- soft and wet like mush

slurp- eat or drink something in a noisy way.

rude- not polite: not respectful to others

dash-run very quickly

plenty- a lot

fragrant- having a pleasant smell

usual- normal, common, or expected; what happens most of the time or in most situations

unusual- not normal,

other REVIEW words- expand, shimmer, teamwork, damp, consume, variety, fragile, picky,

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Math test(arrays and partitioning), Adjectives and Adverbs test

Thursday-Vocabulary test, timed test



April 3-6
Due Date: 4/3/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RL.2.1 Ask and answer 5 W and H questions.

RI2.3- Describe a connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps for technical procedures in a text.

RL2.6- Acknowledges differences in the points of view of characters

RL2.4- Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song

Writing:

Opinion writing

Language:

Adjectives and Adverbs

Math:

2.G.2- Partition a rectangle into rows/columns of same size

2.OA.4- Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays with up to 5 rows and 5 columns

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

Dates to Remember

April 5- Arts @ the Hills 6pm-8pm

April 13- Field Trip to Botanic Gardens

**** Students should not be checking out after the field trip, due to very important program practice that afternoon!!!

April 19- Jungle             Book program

   (6pm) (Arrive at 5:15)

April 26- Spotlight Field Trip

Birthdays

Ainsley- 6th

Braxton-13th

Kadyn-20th

Caylee O-24th

Vocabulary Words

(We will continue to review previous vocabulary words throughout the 4th nine weeks)

expand- grow bigger

shimmer- shine with a soft, twinkling light

teamwork- work of a team, or group, that is acting together to get something done

damp- a little wet

consume- eat or drink something; use something up

variety- many different kinds

fragile- easily broken or destroyed

picky- hard to please, liking only certain things

Spelling Words

out

how

down

found

seven

whole

pie

piece

running

stopped

inches

getting

done

can’t

any

warm

house

brown

bread

whose

                     Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Friday-Spelling Test,

Math test (arrays, partitioning)



March 26-29
Due Date: 3/26/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RL.2.1 Ask and answer 5 W and H questions.

RI2.6- Identify the main topic of a text

RI2.3- Describe a connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps for technical procedures in a text.

RI2.6- Identify the main purpose of a text

RI2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text

Writing:

Opinion writing

Language:

Adverbs

Math:

2.G.2- Partition a rectangle into rows/columns of same size

2.OA.4- Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays with up to 5 rows and 5 columns

We love lunch visitors! Please join us from 11:20-11:45

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

Dates to Remember

March 30-April 2-

Easter Holidays

April 5- Arts @ the Hills 6pm-8pm

April 13- Field Trip to Botanic Gardens

April 19- Jungle             Book program

   (6pm)


Star Student

Nolan

Birthdays

Ainsley- April 6

Braxton-13th

Kadyn-20th

Caylee O.- 24th

Vocabulary Words

fetch- get something and bring it back

murmur- talk very quietly

sturdy- strong or well built

guide- move someone or something in a particular direction or show someone the way

prepare- get ready to do something

embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

grip- hold something very tightly

huddle- crowd

Review words:

swirl, sniffle, stuff, duplicate, content, miniature, fearless, convince

Spelling Words

can’t

running

done

heard

stopped

filled

any

inches

warm

getting

brother

hair

answer

classes

ended

buy

through

very

hair

snow

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Vocabulary Test

Our tests for Vocab will begin covering 16 review words, from the past two weeks. Please use both study guides to study for these tests!

Thursday-Spelling Test,

Arrays quiz, Reading Comprehension Test,



March 19-23
Due Date: 3/19/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RL.2.1 Ask and answer 5 W and H questions.

RI2.6- Identify the main topic of a text

RI2.3- Describe a connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps for technical procedures in a text.

RI2.6- Identify the main purpose of a text

RI2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text

Writing:

Opinion writing

Language:

Adjectives

Math:

2.OA.1- Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one and two step word problems

2.NBT.7- Add and subtract within 1,000 using strategies

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

Dates to Remember

March 22- Report Cards

March 30-April 2-

Easter Holidays

April 5- Arts @ the Hills 6pm-8pm

April 13- Field Trip to Botanic Gardens

April 19- Jungle             Book program

   (6pm)


Star Student

Nolan

Vocabulary Words

(We will continue to review previous vocabulary words throughout the 4th nine weeks)

swirl-moving in a circle

content- happy with what’s happening

fearless- brave or without fear

convince- get someone to think the way you do

miniature- very small

duplicate-copy

stuff- fill tightly with something

sniffle- sniff because of a cold or crying

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Friday-Spelling Test,

Math quiz (3 digit addition/subtraction and word problems)



March 5-9
Due Date: 3/5/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RL.2.1 Ask and answer 5 W and H questions.

RL2.2 Summarize text and determine the central message, lesson, or moral.

RL2.3 Character response- describe how characters in a story respond to major challenges and events.

Writing:

Non-fiction, Biography writing

Language:

Pronouns

Math:

2.OA.1- Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one and two step word problems

2.NBT.7- Add and subtract within 1,000 using strategies

 

Lunch Schedule

 

M 2/26- 11:25-11:50

 

T 2/27- 11:50-12:15

 

W 2/28- 11:50-12:15

 

Th 3/1- 11:25-11:50

 

F 3/2- 11:20-11:45

 

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

 

Dates to Remember

 

March 12-16- Spring Break

 

March 30-April 2-

 

Easter Holidays  

 

April 19- Jungle             Book program

 

   (6pm)

 


Star Student

 

Adalynn

 

Birthdays

 

Anderson- March 12th

 

Vocabulary Words

 

blob- a small lump or drop of something that is soft and wet

 

shriek- scream or cry out loudly

 

congratulate- tell someone you are happy for his or her good fortune or success

 

whimper- to make weak crying noises. People or animals whimper when they are sad, tired, frightened, or hurt.

 

steer clear- keep away from something or someone

 

flop- drop or fall heavily

 

delightful- very pleasant or enjoyable

 

bulge- get bigger and swell out

 

Spelling Words

 

picked

 

filled

 

ended

 

classes

 

buy

 

heard

 

very

 

through

 

legs

 

wishes

 

misses

 

steps

 

talk

 

walk

 

people

 

eight

 

missing

 

feel

 

key

 

post

 

Upcoming Tests

 

*Test dates are tentative

 

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

 

Friday-Spelling Test, Reading test, vocabulary test, Math quiz (3 digit addition and word problems)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



February 26-March 2
Due Date: 2/26/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

RL.2.1 Ask and answer 5 W and H questions.

RL2.2 Summarize text and determine the central message, lesson, or moral.

RL2.3 Character response- describe how characters in a story respond to major challenges and events.

Writing:

Non-fiction, Biography writing

Language:

Pronouns

Math:

-2.MD.1- choose appropriate measurement tools

2.MD.2- Measure the same object in inches and centimeters

2.MD.3- Estimate and measure the length of objects

2.MD.4- Measure different objects and find the difference in length

2.MD.5- Solve one step word problems involving the same units of length, use drawings to solve addition and subtraction problems.

2.MD.9- Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of objects and construct a line plot.

Lunch Schedule

M 2/26- 11:50-12:15

T 2/27- 11:25-11:50

W 2/28- 11:25-11:50

Th 3/1- 11:50-12:15

F 3/2- 11:50-12:15

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

Dates to Remember

March 1- Spring Pictures

March 2- Dr. Seuss Day *See note

March 12-16- Spring Break

March 30-April 2-

Easter Holidays  

April 19- Jungle             Book program

   (6pm)
Star Student

Lilly Anne

Birthdays

Anderson- March 12th

Vocabulary Words

blob- a small lump or drop of something that is soft and wet

shriek- scream or cry out loudly

congratulate- tell someone you are happy for his or her good fortune or success

whimper- to make weak crying noises. People or animals whimper when they are sad, tired, frightened, or hurt.

Spelling Words

wishes

legs

steps

misses

walk

talk

people

eight

right

why

try

high

kind

find

child

wild

glasses

crosses

first

touch

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Friday-Spelling Test, Timed test, Measurement Word Problems/Line Plot test



February 20-23
Due Date: 2/20/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

.RI2.9- Compare and Contrast the key points in the two different texts on the same topic.

Writing:

Non-fiction, Biography writing

Language:

Pronouns

Math:

-2.MD.1- choose appropriate measurement tools

2.MD.2- Measure the same object in inches and centimeters

2.MD.3- Estimate and measure the length of objects

2.MD.4- Measure different objects and find the difference in length

2.MD.5- Solve one step word problems involving the same units of length, use drawings to solve addition and subtraction problems.

2.MD.9- Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of objects and construct a line plot.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

Dates to Remember

  Feb 22- Choir Field Trip

March 1- Spring Pictures

March 12-16-   Spring Break

March 30-April 2-

Easter Holidays  

April 19- Jungle             Book program

   (6pm)


Star Student

Dylan

Birthdays

Anderson- March 12th

Vocabulary Words

unique- something that is unique is the only one of its kind. There are no others exactly like it.

recently- if something happened recently, it happened just a short time ago

valuable- means very important to you, or worth a lot of money

decrease- means become smaller or fewer in number

treat-try to cure or heal someone who is sick or hurt

provide- give something that is wanted or needed

conserve-protect something from harm or keep something from being wasted or used up

appreciate- be grateful or thankful for something

Spelling Words

why

right

high

try

find

kind

wild

child

write

good

look

know

would

put

should

could

light

quite

lie

young

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Thursday- Measurement Test

Friday-Spelling Test, Timed test, Vocabulary Test, Pronouns quiz



Feb 12-16
Due Date: 2/13/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

.RI2.1- 5 w’s and h of nonfiction texts

-RI2.2- Main Idea of nonfiction texts

-RI 2.5- identify and use text features

-RI2.7- Use images to help understand a text

-RI2.8- Author’s Points

Writing:

Non-fiction, Biography writing

Language:

Pronouns

Math:

-2.MD.1- choose appropriate measurement tools

2.MD.2- Measure the same object in inches and centimeters

2.MD.3- Estimate and measure the length of objects

2.MD.4- Measure different objects and find the difference in length

We love having lunch visitors! Please join us 11:20-11:45!

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

Valentines Celebration on Wednesday! Please send without recipient names. We have 25 students! 12 boys and 13 girls.

Dates to Remember

Feb 14- Valentines celebration

Feb 16- Student Makeup Day

Feb 19- President’s Day- No school
   Star Student

Eloise

Birthdays

Julian-19th

Mrs. Horton-20th

Vocabulary Words

unique- something that is unique is the only one of its kind. There are no others exactly like it.

recently- if something happened recently, it happened just a short time ago

valuable- means very important to you, or worth a lot of money

decrease- means become smaller or fewer in number

Spelling Words

good

write

know

look

put

would

could

should

new

too

food

rule

true

school

heart

blue

woods

fire

guess

guide

                     Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Measurement quiz

Friday-Reading comprehension test, Spelling Test, Timed test



Feb 5-9
Due Date: 2/7/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

.RI2.1- 5 w’s and h of nonfiction texts

-RI2.2- Main Idea of nonfiction texts

-RI 2.5- identify and use text features

-RI2.7- Use images to help understand a text

-RI2.8- Author’s Points

Writing:

Non-fiction, Biography writing

Language:

Verbs-Subject/verb agreement

Math:

Reading:

.RI2.1- 5 w’s and h of nonfiction texts

-RI2.2- Main Idea of nonfiction texts

-RI 2.5- identify and use text features

-RI2.7- Use images to help understand a text

-RI2.8- Author’s Points

Writing:

Non-fiction, Biography writing

Language:

Verbs-Subject/verb agreement

Math:

-2.OA.1Solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position.

-2.MD.8a- Identify and count coins

-2.MD.1- choose appropriate measurement tools

2.MD.3- Estimate and measure the length of objects

-2.OA.1Solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position.

-2.MD.8a- Identify and count coins

-2.MD.1- choose appropriate measurement tools

2.MD.3- Estimate and measure the length of objects

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

We love having lunch visitors! Please join us 11:20-11:45!

Dates to Remember

Feb 9- Honor Roll Party

Feb 16- Student Makeup Day

Feb 19- President’s Day


   Star Student

Caylee O

Birthdays

Julian-19th

Mrs. Horton-20th

Vocabulary Words

attach- fasten or join together

flexible- easy to bend

beneficial-good for you

precaution-something you do to keep something bad from happening

complex- made up of many steps or parts, or not simple

strenuous- needing lots of energy, effort, or strength

optional- if something is optional, you can choose whether or not to have it or do it. It is not necessary

fresh- newly made, gathered, or grown- not spoiled or stale. Fresh also means clean or unused

Spelling Words

too

new

rule

food

school

true

blue

heart

own

road

home

show

old

most

only

told

few

choose

fruit

Tuesday

                     Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Adding 4 numbers/Word problems test

Friday- Measurement quiz, vocabulary test, Spelling Test, Timed test



Jan 29-Feb 2
Due Date: 1/29/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

.RI2.1- 5 w’s and h of nonfiction texts

-RI2.2- Main Idea of nonfiction texts

-RI 2.5- identify and use text features

-RI2.7- Use images to help understand a text

-RI2.8- Author’s Points

Writing:

Non-fiction, Biography writing

Language:

Verbs-Subject/verb agreement

Math:

-2.OA.1Solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position.

2.MD.8a- Identify and count coins

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

We love having lunch visitors! Please join us 11:20-11:45!

Dates to Remember

-Jan 29- Feb2- Jungle Book Auditions will be held. (ours is Monday)

-January 30- PTA meeting at 6pm

Star Student

Ainsley

Birthdays

Presley-4th

Julian-19th

Mrs. Horton-20th

Vocabulary Words

attach- fasten or join together

flexible- easy to bend

beneficial-good for you

precaution-something you do to keep something bad from happening

This is a review week for spelling!

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Students will be able to retake the word problem quiz from last week if they performed poorly.

Friday- Math test, Spelling Test, Timed test



January 22-26
Due Date: 1/22/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

I Will be out of town Wed-Friday this week! I will still be available through Remind to communicate if needed. Any important info/changes please send in a note for Ms. Reiss!

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

.RI2.1- 5 w’s and h of nonfiction texts

-RI2.9 Compare and Contrast important information presented in two non-fiction texts.

-RL2.6- Author’s Purpose

Writing:

Non-fiction, Biography writing

Language:

Verbs

Math:

-2.OA.1Solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position.

2.MD.8a- Identify and count coins

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

We love having lunch visitors! Please join us 11:20-11:45!

Dates to Remember

-January 25th- Class Pictures

-Jan 29- Feb2- Jungle Book Auditions will be held. (ours is Monday)

-January 30- PTA meeting at 6pm

-

Star Student

Tra’Vegas

Birthdays

None

Vocabulary Words

insist- demand or ask for something very firmly. When someone insists that you do something, the person expects you to do it.

create- make something new

predict- say what you think will happen in the future

fabulous- wonderful or terrific

Review:occasionally, encourage, disapprove, approve

Spelling Words

air

great

move

poor

door

boat

grow

truth

toe

road

own

show

home

most

old

told

only

way

rain

came

*We will be having 2 spelling sentences this week. Please practice these sentences before hand. Strive for FIVE words!

                     Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

(We are skipping the Spelling test from the week we missed!)

Friday- Spelling Test,

addition and subtraction timed test, Reading Test, Math quiz, Vocabulary test.

* I know this is a lot, but with the week we were out, it has to get done.. We’ll make it. J



January 8 -12
Due Date: 1/8/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

.RI2.1- 5 w’s and h of nonfiction texts

-RI2.9 Compare and Contrast important information presented in two non-fiction texts.

-RL2.6- Author’s Purpose

Writing:

Non-fiction, Biography writing

Language:

Verbs

Math:

-2.OA.1Solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position.

2.MD.8a- Identify and count coins

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We will not have lunch guests on January 10th due to the Science Fair

Dates to Remember

-January 10th- Science Fair, no lunch guests

-January 15th- Martin Luther King Day, No school!

-January 18th- 100th Day of school!

-January 25th- Class Pictures

-

Star Student

Presley

Birthdays

Reeves- 1st

Eloise- 15th

Lilly Anne-16th

Vocabulary Words

occasionally- once in a while, but not often

encourage- give someone confidence (belief in himself or herself) by praising or helping the person

disapprove- if you disapprove of something, you do not agree with it. You think it is bad or wrong.

approve- you agree with it. You think it is good or right

Spelling Words

rain

way

air

came

move

great

door

poor

more

or

for

short

bear

four

eye

world

wait

main

Monday

eighteen

*See attached note about Spelling sentences beginning this week!

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

 

Friday- Spelling Test,

addition and subtraction timed test



December 11-15
Due Date: 12/11/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Reading:

.RI2.1- Identify and use text features found in non-fiction text.

-RL2.9 Compare and Contrast important information presented in two texts.

-RL2.2 Summarizes text and determines the central message, lesson, and moral

-RL2.3- Character response- describes how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

-RL2.6- Acknowledges the differences in point of view of characters,

Writing:

Letter Writing

Language:

Verbs

Math:

-2.NBT.5- Adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers with and without regrouping.

-2.OA.1Solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position.

2.MD.8a- Identify and count coins

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

See lunch schedule for daily changes in our time!

Please make plans to join us at our Class Christmas party!

Dates to Remember

-December 15-Class Christmas Party (12-12:45) Plan to join us!

-January 4- Students return to school

-

Upcoming Tests

Tuesday-Word Problem Quiz

Wednesday- Verb Quiz, Reading Test

Thursday- Coin Counting Test



December 4-8
Due Date: 12/3/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

.RI2.1- Identify and use text features found in non-fiction text.

-RL2.9 Compare and Contrast important information presented in two texts.

-RL2.2 Summarizes text and determines the central message, lesson, and moral

-RL2.3- Character response- describes how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

-RL2.6- Acknowledges the differences in point of view of characters,

Writing:

W2.3- Writing narratives

Letter Writing

Language:

Verbs

Math:

-2.NBT.5- Adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers with and without regrouping.

-2.OA.1Solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

See lunch schedule for daily changes in our time!

*We will be visiting the book fair FRIDAY- 10:45-11:25. You are welcome to join us during this time or send money with your child.

The book fair will also be open during Holiday at the Hills!

Please make plans to join us at our Class Christmas party!

Dates to Remember

-December 4-8-

  Book Fair

-December 5-Holiday at the Hills 6pm-8pm

-December 15-Class Christmas Party (12-12:45) Plan to join us!

-January 4- Students return to school

Star Student Emmett

Vocabulary Words

dull- not bright, colorful, or shiny. Boring, or not interesting or exciting

solid- hard and firm

mushy- soft and wet like mush

slurp- eat or drink something in a noisy way

gobble- eat food quickly without chewing it very much. Gobble also means the sound a turkey makes

rude- not polite. A rude person is not respectful of others.

dash- run very quickly

approach- move closer to someone or something

Spelling will pick

back up after

Christmas break!

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

 

Thursday-Word Problem Quiz

Friday- Vocabulary Quiz

 



Nov. 27- Dec. 1
Due Date: 11/28/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

.RI2.1- Identify and use text features found in non-fiction text.

-RL2.9 Compare and Contrast important information presented in two texts.

-RL2.2 Summarizes text and determines the central message, lesson, and moral

-RL2.3- Character response- describes how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

-RL2.6- Acknowledges the differences in point of view of characters,

Writing:

W2.3- Writing narratives

Letter Writing

Language:

Verbs

Math:

-2.NBT.5- Adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers with and without regrouping.

-2.OA.1Solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any position.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

Lunch Schedule this week: Monday-Thursday 11:50-12:15 Friday- 11:25-11:50 No lunch guests on Wednesday (Field Trip)

Scholastic orders- Due date-extended to NOVEMBER 30- Online order code MXZNG *Please let me know if you plan to use these as Christmas presents for your children! We will find a way to get them to you secretly! J

Dates to Remember

-November 29- Field Trip to Graceland REMINDERS- Students will change into their field trip shirts at school. Wear comfortable shoes! May bring a snack- NO NUTS (Nothing messy) Bring lunchbox unless getting sack lunch from café.

-November 30-  

     Scholastic Due Date

-December 4-8-

  Book Fair

-December 5-Holiday at the Hills 6pm-8pm

-December 15-Class Christmas Party (12-12:45) Plan to join us!

Star Student-Alex

Vocabulary Words

dull- not bright, colorful, or shiny. Boring, or not interesting or exciting

solid- hard and firm

mushy- soft and wet like mush

slurp- eat or drink something in a noisy way

gobble- eat food quickly without chewing it very much. Gobble also means the sound a turkey makes

rude- not polite. A rude person is not respectful of others.

dash- run very quickly

approach- move closer to someone or something

Spelling Words

or

more

short

for

four

bear

world

eye

far

part

same

think

give

friend

front

live

horse

store

prove

fourth

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

 

Thursday- Timed test

Friday- Spelling Test, Text Features check



November 13-17
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

.RI2.1- Identify and use text features found in non-fiction text.

-RI2.6- Author’s Purpose

-RI2.8- Author’s Points

Writing:

W2.3- Writing narratives

Language:

Verbs

Math:

-2.NBT.8- Adding and subtracting 10 and 100 from a number

-2.NBT.2- Skip counting

-2.NBT.5- Adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers with and without regrouping.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J ***NO LUNCH GUESTS THIS WEEK

Follow us on Instagram!

@ mrshortonhhes

Scholastic orders- Due date- NOVEMBER 28- (This is different than what is written on your order forms!) Online order code MXZNG *Please let me know if you plan to use these as Christmas presents for your children! We will find a way to get them to you secretly! J

Dates to Remember

-November 14 & 16- 3rd grade musical

-November 17- Last day to accept $$ for Graceland Field Trip

-November 20-24- Thanksgiving Break

-November 29- Field Trip to Graceland

Star Student

Kadyn

Birthdays

Gabriel- 20th

Vocabulary Words

fragile- easily broken or destroyed

sip- drink something slowly; swallowing only small amounts

picky- hard to please; a picky person likes only certain things.

attract- get the attention of people or animals and cause them to come closer

dull- not bright, colorful, or shiny. Boring, or not interesting or exciting

solid- hard and firm

mushy- soft and wet like mush

slurp- eat or drink something in a noisy way

Spelling Words

part

far

think

same

friend

give

live

front

girl

her

each

turn

gone

word

sure

work

large

sea

climb

none

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

 

Thursday- timed test, Math (+/- 10&100) Test, Reading Test (Author’s purpose)

Friday- Spelling Test

 



November 6-10
Due Date: 11/7/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

.RI2.1- Identify and use text features found in non-fiction text.

-RI2.6- Author’s Purpose

-RI2.8- Author’s Points

Writing:

W2.3- Writing narratives

Language:

Collective nouns, Proper Nouns

Math:

-2.MD.7- Telling time

-2.NBT.2- Skip Counting

-2.NBT.8- Adding and subtracting 10 and 100 from a number

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Follow us on Instagram!

@ mrshortonhhes

Scholastic orders- Due date- NOVEMBER 28- (This is different than what is written on your order forms!) Online order code MXZNG *Please let me know if you plan to use these as Christmas presents for your children! We will find a way to get them to you secretly! J

Dates to Remember

-November 10- Pay $1 to wear red white and blue!

-November 14 & 16- 3rd grade musical

-November 17- Last day to accept $$ for Graceland Field Trip

-November 20-24- Thanksgiving Break

-November 29- Field Trip to Graceland

Star Student

Gabriel

Birthdays

Gabriel- 20th

Vocabulary Words

fragile- easily broken or destroyed

sip- drink something slowly; swallowing only small amounts

picky- hard to please; a picky person likes only certain things.

attract- get the attention of people or animals and cause them to come closer

dull- not bright, colorful, or shiny. Boring, or not interesting or exciting

solid- hard and firm

mushy- soft and wet like mush

slurp- eat or drink something in a noisy way

Spelling Words

her

girl

turn

each

word

gone

work

sure

hear

see

green

here

both

don’t

oh

been

burn

under

worse

search

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Tuesday- Telling Time test

Thursday- timed test- mixed addition and subtraction

Friday- Spelling Test, Nouns test



October 23-27
Due Date: 10/23/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-RI2.1- Ask and answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text

Writing:

W2.3- Writing narratives

Language:

-Nouns, Irregular Plural Nouns

-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies

Math:

-2.G.1- Shapes and attributes

-2.MD.10- Graphs

-2.MD.7- Telling time

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Scholastic orders- Due date- Oct. 27 Online order code MXZNG

*Each student is welcome to bring packaged treats/candy for the class for Halloween!(We have 24 students) NO NUTS

*Leave ALL graded papers in Tuesday folders! Just let us know if you’d like a copy of something!

Dates to Remember

-October 25- Wear Orange- Bullying awareness

-October 27- Scholastic order date

-October 31- Book Character Parade, dress like your favorite book character!

Star Student

Julian

Birthdays

Wyatt- 28th

Vocabulary Words

shimmer- shine with a soft, twinkling light

vanish- disappear

expand- grow bigger

stream- a steady flow or movement of something

teamwork- work as a team, or group, that is acting together to get something done

damp- a little wet

regularly- something that is done a lot, usually done at the same time or in the same way

gleam- glow or shine

Spelling Words

see

hear

here

green

don’t

both

been

oh

time

makes

five

lines

love

off

once

son

mean

feet

half

health

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Geometry/Graph Test

Thursday- Timed Test

Friday- Spelling Test, Reading Test



October 16-20
Due Date: 10/16/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RL2.4- Describe how words and phrases (regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

Writing:

W2.3- Writing narratives

Language:

Nouns, Irregular Plural Nouns

Math:

-2.G.1- Shapes and attributes

-2.MD.10- Graphs

-2.MD.7- Telling time

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Follow us on Instagram!

@ mrshortonhhes

Scholastic orders- Due date- Oct. 27 Online order code MXZNG

Dates to Remember

-Spirit Week This Week:

Movie Star Monday

Tacky Tourist Tuesday

Color War Wednesday

(Wear RED)

Team Thursday

Spirit Day Friday (Black and Gold)

October 19- Reading Fair *This is optional!

October 20- Homecoming

-October 27- Scholastic order date

- October 31- Book Character Parade

Star Student

Caylee G.

Birthdays

Wyatt- 28th

Vocabulary Words

genre- type or kind of music, art, or writing

poem- a piece of writing in which the words rhyme, have beauty, are often short lines with rhythm. They have lines and stanzas

poetry-literature in the form of poems

poet- a person who writes a poem

rhyme-occurs when words end in the same vowel sound or consonant vowel

alliteration- repeating the beginning sounds in a group of words

simile-two things are compared using the words like or as

metaphor-a comparison saying one thing is another, without using like or as

Spelling Words

makes

time

lines

five

off

love

son

once

these

made

use

like

their

from

who

goes

change

life

Thursday

clothes

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Poetry/Poetry Vocabulary words test &

Geometry/Graph Quiz

Friday- Spelling Test, Timed Test- Subtraction



October 2-6
Due Date: 10/2/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

*Pick of the Patch*

Fundraiser

Pumpkins are $1, Golden Pumpkins are $20! Help our class win a pumpkin painting party, and raise money for our great school!

Reading:

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RL2.4- Describe how words and phrases (regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

Writing:

W2.3- Writing narratives

Language:

Nouns, Irregular Plural Nouns

Math:

-2.OA.2- Fluently add within 10 using mental strategies.

-2.NBT.5- Add and subtract numbers within 20

-2.OA.1- Solve one step addition and subtraction word problems.

-2.G.1- Shapes and attributes

-2.MD.10- Graphs

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Follow us on Instagram!

@ mrshortonhhes

Scholastic orders- Due date- Oct. 27 Online order code MXZNG

Dates to Remember

-Oct. 5- Wear Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness!

-Oct. 6- Last day to order Fall Pictures

-Oct. 9- Fall Break Holiday

October 19- Reading Fair

October 20- Homecoming

-October 27- Scholastic order date

Star Student

McKinlee

Vocabulary Words

genre- type or kind of music, art, or writing

poem- a piece of writing in which the words rhyme, have beauty, are often short lines with rhythm. They have lines and stanzas

poetry-literature in the form of poems

poet- a person who writes a poem

rhyme-occurs when words end in the same vowel sound or consonant vowel

alliteration- repeating the beginning sounds in a group of words

simile-two things are compared using the words like or as

metaphor-a comparison saying one thing is another, without using like or as

Spelling Words

didn’t

it’s

then

that’s

be

says

I’m

I’ll

tops

tells

stops

helps

has

she

some

come

tree

eggs

Wednesday

soon

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Timed Test, addition

Thursday- Math Test (Word problems, addition and subtraction, number line, review) Poetry Test

Friday- Spelling Test, Timed Test, Subtraction



September 25-29
Due Date: 9/25/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RL2.4- Describe how words and phrases (regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

Writing:

W2.3- Writing narratives

Language:

Compound sentences, types of sentences

Math:

-2.OA.2- Fluently add within 10 using mental strategies.

-2.NBT.5- Add and subtract numbers within 20

-2.OA.1- Solve one step addition and subtraction word problems to 20.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Follow us on Instagram!

@ mrshortonhhes

Scholastic orders- Online order code MXZNG

Dates to Remember

-September 25th- Last day to turn in field trip t-shirt money!

-September 27th- Last day to send Scholastic Book orders

-Oct. 2-Wear blue to Stomp Out Bullying!

-Oct. 5- Wear Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness!

-Oct. 9- Fall Break Holiday

Vocabulary Words

prepare- get ready to do something or make something ready

embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

grip-hold something very tightly

huddle-move in close to someone or crowd together in a tight group

genre- type or kind of music, art, or writing

poem- a piece of writing in which the words rhyme, have beauty, are often short lines with rhythm.

poetry-literature in the form of poems

poet- a person who writes a poem

Spelling Words

tells

tops

helps

stops

she

has

come

some

next

ask

left

just

two

to

there

were

match

length

gold

breaks

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Tuesday - Subtraction to 20 quiz

Wednesday- Types of Sentences Test, Word Problem Quiz

Thursday- Timed test

Friday- Spelling Test



September 18-22
Due Date: 9/18/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RL2.5- Beginning, Middle, and End of a story

-RL2.3- Character’s response to event

Writing:

W2.3- Writing narratives

Language:

-L2.1f- Compound words

Math:

-2.OA.2- Fluently add within 10 using mental strategies.

-2.NBT.5- Add and subtract numbers within 20

-2.OA.1- Solve one step addition and subtraction word problems to 20.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Follow us on Instagram!

@ mrshortonhhes

Scholastic orders- Online order code MXZNG

Dates to Remember

-September 25th- Last day to turn in field trip t-shirt money!

-September 27th- Last day to send Scholastic Book orders

Happy Birthday!

September 18th- McKinlee

Star Student

Jaxon

Vocabulary Words

prepare- get ready to do something or make something ready

embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

grip-hold something very tightly

huddle-move in close to someone or crowd together in a tight group

fetch-get something and bring it back

murmur- talk very quietly

sturdy-strong or well built

guide-move something in a particular direction or show someone the way

Spelling Words

Review Week

*Please see separate

Spelling packet to practice

for test! We are reviewing

words from the first 5 weeks

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Subtraction to 20 quiz

Thursday- Timed test

Friday- Spelling Test



September 11-15
Due Date: 9/11/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RL2.5- Beginning, Middle, and End of a story

-RL2.3- Character’s response to event

Writing:

-We are working on building our writing community

-Learning routines and procedures

Language:

-L2.4f- Compound words

Math:

-2.OA.2- Fluently add within 10 using mental strategies.

-2.NBT.5- Add and subtract numbers within 20

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Follow us on Instagram!

@ mrshortonhhes

Dates to Remember

-September 13- Wednesday is Fall Picture Day! Let’s wear our best! J

Happy Birthday!

September 14th- Dylan

September 18th- McKinlee

Vocabulary Words

stuff- push or force something into something else

tourist-a person who travels for fun or to learn about other places

collect- gather things together

sniffle-sniff again and again

fetch-get something and bring it back

murmur- talk very quietly

sturdy-strong or well built

guide-move something in a particular direction or show someone the way

Spelling Words

as

next

just

left

to

two

were

there

black

went

thing

long

one

does

where

want

scratch

soft

since

prince

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Addition to 20 quiz

Thursday- Timed test, Compound word test

Friday- Spelling Test and

Vocabulary, Reading comprehension test



September 5-8
Due Date: 9/5/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RL2.5- Beginning, Middle, and End of a story

-RL2.3- Character’s response to event

Writing:

-We are working on building our writing community

-Learning routines and procedures

Language:

-L2.4f- Compound words

Math:

-2.OA.3- Determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members.

-2.OA.2- Fluently add within 10 using mental strategies.

-2.NBT.5- Add and subtract numbers within 20

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Follow us on Instagram!

@ mrshortonhhes

Dates to Remember

September 6- Last day to turn in fundraiser sales!

Happy Birthday!

September 14th- Dylan

September 18th- McKinlee

Vocabulary Words

stuff- push or force

something into something

else

tourist-a person who travels

for fun or to learn about

other places

collect- gather things

together

sniffle-sniff again and again

Spelling Words

went

black

long

thing

does

one

want

where

fish

much

such

when

they

was

have

what

spring

facts

draw

sign

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative

and will be given based on when we feel the class is ready!

Wednesday- Place Value test (Postponed from last week)

Friday- Spelling Test and

  Addition quiz, Timed   addition test



August 21-25
Due Date: 8/22/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Building the reading community with the teacher and students (being respectful, learning procedures, and being responsible)

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RI2.6- Identify Point of View/Perspective

Writing:

-We are working on building our writing community

-Learning routines and procedures

Math:

-2.NBT.1a/b- Decompose numbers 100-500 into hundreds, tens, and ones.

-2.NBT.4- Comparing 2 and 3 digit numbers up to 500.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Dates to Remember

August 21- Solar Eclipse!!!

September 4-

Labor Day Holiday

September 6- Last day to turn in fundraiser sales!

Happy Birthday!

August

Jaxon 31st

Vocabulary Words

fearless- brave or feeling

no fear

fearful- afraid or filled with

fear

familiar- well known to you

and easy to recognize

convince- make believe

something or decide to do

something

Spelling Words

get

up

well

that

go

his

of

your

not

back

big

will

are

you

said

do

thick

still

Sunday

Friday

Upcoming Tests

Wednesday- Place Value Quiz

Friday- Spelling Test and

  Reading Comprehension Test

  



August 14-18
Due Date: 8/14/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Building the reading community with the teacher and students (being respectful, learning procedures, and being responsible)

-RL2.1-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-RI2.6-Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

Writing:

-We are working on building our writing community

-Learning routines and procedures

Math:

-2.NBT.3- Writing Numbers in different ways

-2.NBT.1a/b- Decompose numbers 100-500 into hundreds, tens, and ones.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

*We love having lunch guests! Feel free to visit us from 11:20-11:45! J

Dates to Remember

August 15- Parent Policy and Procedure Night 7pm

PTA meeting 6:30pm

August 21- Solar Eclipse

September 4-

Labor Day Holiday

***We are SO excited to be able to experience this Solar Eclipse! Glasses have been ordered for every student. Please send in permission slips to allow your child to view with our class.

Happy Birthday!

August

Tra’Vegas 2nd

Alex 5th

Nolan 16th

Jaxon 31st

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with the message

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Vocabulary Words

tumble-fall and roll

  over and over

swirl-move in a circle

compassionate- kind to a

  person or animal

content- happy with what

is happening or what

you are doing

Spelling Words

back

not

will

big

you

are

do

said

Friday- Spelling Test,  Place Value Quiz



August 7-11
Due Date: 8/7/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-This week we will be reviewing 1st grade Reading and Language skills!

-Building the reading community with the teacher and students (being respectful, learning procedures, and being responsible)

Writing:

-We are working on building our writing community

-Learning routines and procedures

Math:

-2.NBT.3- Writing Numbers in different ways

Our classroom behavior system begins Monday (today). Please read over the information sent home today regarding the behavior calendar. Please check your child’s color every day.

Second Grade Fees:

Time for Kids Magazine               $4.75

Spelling Workbook $2.20

IXL Math $6.25  TOTAL- $14.75

*Checks can be made out to Hernando Hills. These need to be separated from any lunch money.

Please make sure your child wears tennis shoes on Tuesday so they are able to participate in PE!

August 15- Parent Policy and Procedure Night 7pm

PTA meeting 6:30pm

September 4-

Labor Day Holiday

Homework

*Homework this week- 1st grade review, writing numbers different ways!  

*Please send items for “Me Museum” by Friday!



April 24-28
Due Date: 4/24/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Identifies the main topic or purpose of a text
-Compares and contrasts important points presented in two texts on the same topic.
-Acknowledging different points of view of characters

Writing:

-Opinion Writing

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-2 step word problems
-Arrays
-Calendar

Our classroom needs:

-Individually wrapped candy!
-

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

We love visitors! J

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

**Please remember to bring Library books on Mondays and wear tennis shoes for PE on Wednesdays!

Please encourage your child to be fully present (mentally) as we finish out this school year. We have a lot to learn to wrap it up! We’re in the home stretch! J

Important Dates

April 27- Scholastic order due

May 1-5-Teacher Appreciation Week

May 2- PTA meeting, 6pm

May 18- Awards Day – 8:30-9

         Color Run- 9:15-10:15

May 19- 60% day

May 22- 60% day Students last day!

Happy Birthday!

Sophia-April 30th

Spelling Words:

named  taking

riding  hoped

build  built

many  else

saw  cause

salt  call

brought  thought

caught  because

ground  edge

height  weight

Homework

Monday- Math

Tuesday- Math

Thursday- Spelling, Math

***Please focus on one and two step word problems with your children this week!

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students

Tuesday- 2 Step word problem test

Thursday-Reading Test

Friday- Spelling Test, Math, timed test



April 10-13
Due Date: 4/10/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Determine authors purpose
-Determines lesson or moral of a story
-Identifies the main topic or purpose of a text
-Compares and contrasts important points presented in two texts on the same topic.

Writing:

-Opinion Writing, Narrative Writing

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-2 step word problems
-Measurement

Our classroom needs:

-Cap erasers
-Baby wipes
-

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

We love visitors! J

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

**Please remember to bring Library books on Mondays and wear tennis shoes for PE on Wednesdays!

Please encourage your child to be fully present (mentally) as we finish out this school year. We have a lot to learn to wrap it up! We’re in the home stretch! J

Important Dates

April 6-13th- Spotlight book fair

April 7- Lunch on the Lawn-   *no lunch visitors

  ** bring a towel

April 11- St. Jude Sip ‘N See

3rd grade art show as well as

   Family night for Book fair

  6-7:30pm

   April 14-17 Easter Holidays

April 27- Scholastic order due

**Book Fair shopping days will Tuesday the 11th

Happy Birthday!

Sophia-April 30th

Star Student of the Week

Meriwether

Spelling Words:

point  boy

might  while

learn  earth

water  watch

how  out

found  down

whole  seven

piece  pie

oil  voice

woman  women

Vocabulary Words:

complex-made up of many steps or parts, or       not simple

strenuous-needing lots of energy, effort, or strength

optional- if something is optional you can choose whether or not to have it or do it. It is not necessary

fresh-newly made, gathered, or grown; not spoiled or stale. Fresh also means clean or unused.

unique- one of a kind, there are no others like it

recently- if something happened recently, it happened just a short time ago.

valuable- very important to you, worth a lot of money

decrease – become smaller or fewer in number, less of something

Review words: attach, flexible, beneficial, precaution

Homework

Monday- Math

Tuesday-Math, Spelling

***Please focus on one and two step word problems with your children this week!

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students

Wednesday- Vocabulary Test, Timed Math test

Thursday-Reading Test, Math word problem test



April 3-7
Due Date: 4/3/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Determine authors purpose
-Determines lesson or moral of a story
-Identifies the main topic or purpose of a text
-Compares and contrasts important points presented in two texts on the same topic.

Writing:

-Opinion Writing

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-2 step word problems
-Measurement

Our classroom needs:

-Cap erasers
-Baby wipes
-

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

We love visitors! J

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

**Please remember to bring Library books on Mondays and wear tennis shoes for PE on Wednesdays!

Please encourage your child to be fully present (mentally) as we finish out this school year. We have a lot to learn to wrap it up! We’re in the home stretch! J

Important Dates

April 6-7 Spotlight Field Trip

April 6-13th- Spotlight book fair

April 7- Lunch on the Lawn-   *no lunch visitors

  ** bring a towel

April 11- St. Jude Sip ‘N See

3rd grade art show as well as

   Family night for Book fair

  6-7:30pm

   April 14-17 Easter Holidays

April 27- Scholastic order due

**Book Fair shopping days will be Thursday the 6th and Tuesday the 11th

Happy Birthday!

Sophia-April 30th

Star Student of the Week

Ka’Nahya

Spelling Words:

out  how

down  found

seven  whole

pie  piece

running  stopped

inches  getting

done  can’t

any  warm

house  brown

bread  whose

Vocabulary Words

complex-made up of many steps or parts, or       not simple

strenuous-needing lots of energy, effort, or strength

optional- if something is optional you can choose whether or not to have it or do it. It is not necessary

fresh-newly made, gathered, or grown; not spoiled or stale. Fresh also means clean or unused.

unique- one of a kind, there are no others like it

recently- if something happened recently, it happened just a short time ago.

valuable- very important to you, worth a lot of money

decrease – become smaller or fewer in number, less of something

Review words: attach, flexible, beneficial, precaution

Homework

Monday- Math

Tuesday-Math, Spelling

Thursday-Math, Study spelling words

***Please focus on one and two step word problems with your children this week!

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students

Thursday- Vocabulary Test, Timed Math test

Friday-Reading Test, Math word problem test

 



March 27-31
Due Date: 3/27/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

- Determine authors purpose

Writing:

-Writing informative texts

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-Use strategies to add up to 4 digit numbers

-Measurement
-Review previously taught skills
-Word problems

Our classroom needs:

-Cap erasers
-Baby wipes
-

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

We love visitors! J

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

**Please remember to bring Library books on Mondays and wear tennis shoes for PE on Wednesdays!

Please encourage your child to be fully present (mentally) as we finish out this school year. We have a lot to learn to wrap it up! We’re in the home stretch! J

Important Dates

March 30th- Scholastic   Deadline and

   3rd grade musical 6pm and 7:30 pm “Rock the Jukebox”

April 6-7 Spotlight Field Trip

April 6-13th- Spotlight book fair

April 7- Lunch on the Lawn-   *no lunch visitors

   April 11- St. Jude Sip ‘N See

  3rd grade art show

   Family night for Book fair

  6-7:30pm

   April 14-17 Easter Holidays

 

Happy Birthday!

Sophia-April 30th

Star Student of the Week

Aiden

 

Spelling Words:

 

stopped  running

 

getting  inches

 

can’t   done

 

warm  any

 

filled    picked

 

classes  ended

 

heard    buy

 

through    very

 

hair    snow

 

answer  brother

 

Vocabulary Words:

 

1.attach- fasten or join together

 

2.flexible- easy to bend

 

3.beneficial- good for you

 

4.precaution- something you do to keep something bad from happening

 

5.complex-made up of many steps or parts, or       not simple

 

6.strenuous-needing lots of energy, effort, or strength

 

7.optional- if something is optional you can choose whether or not to have it or do it. It is not necessary

 

8.fresh-newly made, gathered, or grown; not spoiled or stale. Fresh also means clean or unused.

Homework

Monday- Math

Tuesday-Math, Spelling

Thursday-Study spelling words

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students

Thursday- Vocabulary Test, Timed Math test

Friday-Reading Test, Math test

 

 

 

 



March 20-March 24
Due Date: 3/21/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

- Determine authors purpose

Writing:

-Writing informative texts

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-Use strategies to add up to 4 digit numbers

-Measurement
-Review previously taught skills
-Word problems

Our classroom needs:

-Cap erasers
-

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

We love visitors! J

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

**Please remember to bring Library books on Mondays and wear tennis shoes for PE on Wednesdays!

Please encourage your child to be fully present (mentally) as we finish out this school year. We have a lot to learn to wrap it up! We’re in the home stretch! J

Important Dates

March 30th- Scholastic   Deadline and

   3rd grade musical 6pm and 7:30 pm “Rock the Jukebox”

April 6-7 Spotlight Field Trip

April 6-13th- Spotlight book fair

April 7- Lunch on the Lawn-   *no lunch visitors

   April 11- St. Jude Sip ‘N See

  3rd grade art show

   Family night for Book fair

  6-7:30pm

   April 14-17 Easter Holidays

 

Happy Birthday!

Rylan 20th

Star Student of the Week

Dawson

Spelling Words:

own, road, home, show, old, most, only, told, new, too, food, rule, true, school, heart, blue, write, good, look, know, would, put, should, could, right, why, try, high, kind, find, child, wild, legs, wishes, misses, steps, talk, walk, people, eight, grow, toe, truth, boat, few, fruit, Tuesday, choose, guess, fire, woods, guide, lie, quite, young, light, glasses, first, crosses, touch

Vocabulary Words:

1.variety- many different kinds

2.characteristic- something that describes a person or thing

3.consume-eat or drink something, or use something up

4.unwelcome-not wanted

5.attach- fasten or join together

6.flexible- easy to bend

7.beneficial- good for you

8.precaution- something you do to keep something bad from happening

Review words: dull, solid, mushy, slurp

Homework

Monday- Enjoy this gorgeous day outside! Happy first day of Spring! J

Tuesday-Math, Spelling

Thursday-Study spelling words

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students

Thursday- Vocabulary Test, Timed Math test

Friday-Reading Test, Math test



February 27- March 3
Due Date: 3/5/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

- Determine authors purpose

Writing:

-Writing informative texts

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-Use strategies to add up to 4 digit numbers

- Measurement

Our classroom needs:

-baby wipes

-

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

We love visitors! J

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

**Please remember to bring Library books on Mondays and wear tennis shoes for PE on Wednesdays!

The last day to pay for the field trip will be March 2nd! Please send in money and permission forms as soon as possible!

Important Dates

February 27- Fox in Sox Day- wear silly socks!

February 28- Green Eggs and Ham- Wear green

March 1st- Spring Pictures, Bring your favorite Dr. Seuss book

March 2nd-Oh the Places You’ll Go! – Wear your favorite college shirt

March 3rd- Dr. Seuss Day       Celebration, wear Dr. Seuss fundraiser t-shirt if you ordered one! *Wear tennis shoes and bring a water bottle!

March 6th- Field Trip *bring a sack lunch!

March 13th-17th- Spring Break

Happy Birthday!

Marlee- 15th

Rylan 20th

Star Student of the Week

Coy

Spelling Words:

picked

filled

ended

classes

buy

heard

very

through

legs

wishes

misses

steps

talk

walk

people

eight

missing

feel

key

post

Vocabulary Words:

1.fragile- easily broken or destroyed

2.sip- drink something slowly, swallowing only small amounts

3.picky- hard to please, a picky person only likes certain things

4.attract- get the attention of people or animals and cause them to come closer

5.dull- not bright, colorful, or shiny. Dull also means boring, or not exciting or interesting

6.solid- hard and firm, not a liquid or a gas

7.mushy- soft and wet like mush

8.slurp- eat or drink something in a noisy way

Review words: teamwork, damp, regularly, gleam

Homework

Tuesday-Math

Thursday-Spelling

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students

Thursday- Vocabulary Test, Timed Math test

Friday-Spelling Test, Reading Test



February 21-24
Due Date: 2/25/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

- Determine authors purpose

Writing:

-Writing informative texts

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-Use strategies to add up to 4 digit numbers

- Measurement

Our classroom needs:

-cardstock paper

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

We love visitors! J

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

**Please remember to bring Library books on Mondays and wear tennis shoes for PE on Wednesdays!

The last day to pay for the field trip will be March 2nd! Please send in money and permission forms as soon as possible!

Important Dates

February 20th- Presidents         day, NO SCHOOL

March 1st- Spring Pictures

March 3rd- Dr. Seuss Day     Celebration

March 6th- Field Trip

March 13th-17th- Spring Break

Happy Birthday!

Mrs. Horton- 20th

Ka’Nahya- 23rd

Gracie- 24th

Star Student of the Week

Adah

Spelling Words:

wishes

legs

steps

misses

walk

talk

eight

people

right

why

try

high

kind

find

child

wild

glasses

crosses

first

touch

Vocabulary Words:

1.teamwork- work of a team, or group, that is acting together to get something done

2.damp- a little wet

3.regularly- if you do something regularly you do it a lot, and often at the same time or in the same way

4.gleam- glow or shine

Review words: occasionaly, encourage, disapprove, approve, insist, create, predict, fabulous

Homework

Tuesday-Math

Thursday-Spelling

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students

Friday-Spelling Test, Timed Math Test



February 13-17
Due Date: 2/13/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

Writing:

-Writing informative texts

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-Fluently add and subtract numbers using strategies.

-Use strategies to add up to 4 digit numbers

-Add and subtract within 500 using place value.

- Measurement

Our classroom needs:

-cardstock paper

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

**Please remember to bring Library books on Mondays and wear tennis shoes for PE on Wednesdays!

For Valentines Day we ask that you help your child decorate a shoe box/tissue box mailbox. If you do not have time to create a box please send in a decorated bag or something to hold their Valentines!

**We will share Valentines on Tuesday. Please include YOUR child’s name on the Valentines but leave the “To” section blank.

The last day to pay for the field trip will be March 2nd! Please send in money and permission forms as soon as possible!

Important Dates

   February 17th-Make up

   day for snow day

     February 20th- Presidents         day, NO SCHOOL

   March 1st- Spring Pictures

March 2nd- Dr. Seuss Day Celebration

Happy Birthday!

Mrs. Horton- 20th

Ka’Nahya- 23rd

Gracie- 24th

Star Student of the Week

None

Spelling Words

why

right

high

try

find

kind

wild

child

write

good

look

know

would

put

should

could

light

quite

lie

young

Homework

Monday- None

Tuesday-Math

Thursday-Math, Spelling

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students

Thursday- Timed Test (addition to 20)

Friday-Spelling Test, Reading Test



February 6-10
Due Date: 2/6/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

Writing:

-Writing informative texts

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-Fluently add and subtract numbers using strategies.

-Use strategies to add up to 4 digit numbers

-Add and subtract within 500 using place value.

- Introduction to measurement

Our classroom needs:

-cardstock paper

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

For Valentines Day we ask that you help your child decorate a shoe box/tissue box mailbox. Examples are shown below! J Please send these in by February 9th.

Please remember to bring Library books on Mondays and wear tennis shoes for PE on Wednesdays!

Important Dates

   February 17th-Make up

   day for snow day

     February 20th- Presidents         day, NO SCHOOL

Happy Birthday!

Star Student of the Week

Madeline

Spelling Words:

good

write

know

look

put

would

could

should

new

too

food

rule

true

school

heart

blue

woods

fire

guess

guide

Vocabulary Words:

1.insist- demand or ask for something very

  firmly

2.create- make something new

 

3.predict- say what you think will happen in the future

 

4.fabulous- wonderful or terrific

 

Review words: occasionaly, encourage, disapprove, approve

Homework

Monday- Math

Tuesday-Math

Thursday-Math, Spelling

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students

Thursday- Timed Test (addition to 20)

Friday-Spelling Test, Vocabulary test, Reading Test



January 30-February 3
Due Date: 1/31/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

Writing:

-Writing informative texts

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-The students will identify coins and their value, show multiple combinations of coins for a given value, and solve word problems involving money.

-Fluently add and subtract numbers using strategies.

-Use strategies to add up to 4 digit numbers

-Add and subtract within 500 using place value.

Our classroom needs:

-cardstock paper

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

For Valentines Day we ask that you help your child decorate a shoe box/tissue box mailbox. Examples are shown below! J Please send these in by February 9th.

Please remember to bring Library books on Mondays and wear tennis shoes for PE on Wedesdays!

Important Dates

   February 17th-Make up

   day for snow day

     February 20th- Presidents         day, NO SCHOOL

Happy Birthday!

Star Student of the Week

Madeline

Spelling Words:

too

new

rule

food

school

true

blue

heart

own

road

home

show

old

most

only

told

few

choose

fruit

Tuesday

Vocabulary Words:

1.occasionally- once in a while, but not often

2.encourage- give someone confidence (belief in himself or herself) by praising or helping the person.

3.disapprove- if you disapprove of something, you do not agree with it. You think it is bad or wrong.

4.approve- if you approve of something, you agree with it. You think it is good or right.

Review words: host, hospitality, gratitude, overjoyed

Homework

Monday- Math

Tuesday-Reading

Thursday-Math, Spelling

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students

Thursday- Timed Test (addition to 20)

Friday-Spelling Test, Vocabulary test, Reading Test



January 23-27
Due Date: 1/24/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

-Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

-Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

Writing:

-Writing informative texts

-Editing and revising with support

-Recalling information

Math Skills & Standards:

-The students will identify coins and their value, show multiple combinations of coins for a given value, and solve word problems involving money.

-Fluently add and subtract numbers using strategies.

-Use strategies to add up to 4 digit numbers

-Add and subtract within 500 using place value.

Our classroom needs:

-cardstock paper

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

For Valentines Day we ask that you help your child decorate a shoe box mailbox. Examples are shown below! J Please send these in by February 9th.

Please talk with your child about the Great Kindness Challenge we are participating in this week!

*CLASS PICTURES ON TUESDAY!

Important Dates

   January 24th-Class     Pictures

   January 27Th- PTA Hat     day

     February 17th-Make up

   day for snow day

Happy Birthday!

Star Student of the Week

Aaron

 

Vocabulary Words:

1.host- someone who welcomes and looks after visitors or guests

 

2.hospitality- the friendly and caring way that a host looks after visitors or guests

 

3.gratitude- feeling of being grateful or thankful

 

4.overjoyed-extremely happy

 

Review words: fetch, murmur, sturdy, guide

Homework

Tuesday-Spelling, Reading

Wednesday- Math

Thursday-Math, Spelling

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students are ready.

Tuesday- Reading Test

Thursday- Money Word problem test, Timed Test (addition to 20)

Friday-Spelling Test, Vocabulary test



January 17-20
Due Date: 1/17/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

-Students will acknowledge differences in point of view of characters.

-Students will explain how images contribute to new understandings in text.

-Compare and contrast texts.

Writing:

Students will be writing friendly letters and add details to writing.

Math Skills & Standards:

-The students will create bar graphs and identify 2d shapes.

-The students will mentally add and subtract 10 to a given number and add and subtract 100 to a given number.

-The students will identify coins and their value, show multiple combinations of coins for a given value, and solve word problems involving money.

Our classroom needs:

Unused books in your home, including lower level books!

 

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

On Thursday please either send or wear old clothes- we will be painting in art that day!

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

For Valentines Day we ask that you help your child decorate a shoe box mailbox. Examples are shown below! J Please send these in by February 9th.

Important Dates

January 24th-Class Pictures

January 27Th- PTA Hat day

February 17th-Make up day for snow day

Happy Birthday!

Star Student of the Week

Marlee

Spelling Words

road, own, show, home, most, old, told, only, way, rain, came, air, great, move, poor, door, boat, grow, truth, toe

Vocabulary Words:

 

1.fetch- to get something and bring back

 

2. murmur- to talk very quietly

 

3. sturdy- strong or well built

 

4. guide- move someone or something in a specific way

Review words: duplicate, genius, miniature, rarely, stunned

Homework

Tuesday-Spelling

Wednesday- Math

Thursday-Math

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students are ready.

Friday-Spelling Test, Vocabulary test, Reading test



January 9-13
Due Date: 1/9/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

-Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

-Students will acknowledge differences in point of view of characters.

-Students will explain how images contribute to new understandings in text.

-Compare and contrast texts.

Writing:

Students will be writing friendly letters.

Math Skills & Standards:

-The students will create bar graphs and identify 2d shapes.

-The students will mentally add and subtract 10 to a given number and add and subtract 100 to a given number.

-The students will identify coins and their value, show multiple combinations of coins for a given value, and solve word problems involving money.

Our classroom needs:

Unused books in your home, including lower level books!

 

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

For Valentines Day we ask that you help your child decorate a shoe box mailbox. Examples are shown below! J Please send these in by February 9th.

Important Dates

   January 12th- Science Fair

   January 16th- Martin Luther King/ Lee Holiday- No School

January 24th-Class Pictures

January 27Th- PTA Hat day

Happy Birthday!

Jamiya- 14th

Star Student of the Week

Meriwether

Spelling Words:

rain, way, air, came, move, great, door, poor, more, or, for, short, bear, four, eye, world, wait, main, Monday, eighteen

Vocabulary Words:

stunned- very shocked or very surprised

genius- someone who is very smart or talented

chaos- great confusion

notorious- well know, especially for something bad

Homework

Monday- Math

Tuesday-Spelling

Thursday-Math

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students are ready.

Wednesday- Shapes assessment

Thursday- Timed test (mixed + & -)

Friday-Spelling Test, Vocabulary test, Reading test



January 3-6
Due Date: 1/3/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

Students will identify and use non-fiction text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, table of contents).

Writing:

Students will be writing friendly letters.

Math Skills & Standards:

The students will create bar graphs and identify 2d shapes.

The students will mentally add and subtract 10 to a given number and add and subtract 100 to a given number.

Our classroom needs:

Unused books in your home, including lower level books!

 

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

****PLEASE send in inclement weather forms ASAP! J

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

* Tuesday folders will come home on Thursday

Important Dates

January 12th- Science Fair

January 16th- Martin Luther King/ Lee Holiday- No School

January 24th-Class Pictures

January 27Th- PTA Hat day

Happy Birthday!

Jumarion- 2nd

Drew- 4th

Jamiya- 14th

Star Student of the Week

No Star Student this week

Spelling Words:

or, more, short, for, four, bear, world, eye, far, part, same, think, give, friend, front, live, horse, store, prove, fourth

Vocabulary Words:

miniature- very small, something that is miniature is smaller than usual size

rarely-not often or hardly ever

duplicate- copy

disguise- something that changes or hides how you look

Homework

Tuesday-Spelling

Thursday-Math

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students are ready.

Thursday- Timed test

Friday-Spelling Test, Vocabulary test



Dec. 5-9
Due Date: 12/5/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

*Answering 5 W questions about fiction stories. (RL 2.1)

* Describes how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges. (RL2.3)

*Describes the overall structure of a story. (Beginning, Middle, End) (RL2.5)

Writing:

W.2.3- Writing narratives

*Focus on writing complete sentences and continue to hear and discuss good writing.

*Visualizing and re-reading to help add details to writing
*Use temporal words in writing.

L.2.2-*Capitalization, punctuation, age appropriate spelling in writing.

L2.1-*Write complete sentences and use parts of speech appropriately.

Math Skills & Standards:

2.MD.7- Write and tell time in 5 minute intervals, and use the terms a.m. and p.m. appropriately.

2.NBT.5- Fluently add and subtract within 50 using a variety of strategies

2.NBT.1- Add and subtract within 100 to solve word problems

Our classroom needs:

Unused books in your home, including lower level books!

 

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

Follow our class on instagram @ mrshortonhhes

To see what fun and exciting things we are doing in our classroom!

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

Scholastic order will be placed December 8th!

December 16- Classroom Christmas party 12-12:45

January 3- Back to school!

Happy Birthday!

Aiden- 8th

Blaire- 16th

Meriwether- 16th

Aaron- 16th

Dawson- 19th

Star Student of the Week

Jamiya

Vocabulary Words:

miniature- very small, something that is miniature is smaller than usual size

rarely-not often or hardly ever

duplicate- copy

disguise- something that changes or hides how you look

Homework

***Continue to practice telling time at home each night!

Monday- Math

Tuesday-Reading

Thursday-Math

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students are ready.

Tuesday- Telling time test

Thursday- Timed test

Friday-Spelling Test, Vocabulary test



Nov. 28- Dec. 2
Due Date: 11/29/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA Skills/& Standards 

Reading:

*Answering 5 W questions about nonfiction stories. (RL 2.1)

* Describes how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges. (RL2.3)

*Describes the overall structure of a story. (Beginning, Middle, End) (RL2.5)

Writing:

W.2.3- Writing narratives

*Focus on writing complete sentences and continue to hear and discuss good writing.

*Visualizing and re-reading to help add details to writing
*Use temporal words in writing.

L.2.2-*Capitalization, punctuation, age appropriate spelling in writing.

L2.1-*Write complete sentences and use parts of speech appropriately.

Math Skills & Standards:

2.MD.7- Write and tell time in 5 minute intervals, and use the terms a.m. and p.m. appropriately.

2.NBT.5- Fluently add and subtract within 50 using a variety of strategies

2.NBT.1- Add and subtract within 100 to solve word problems

Our classroom needs:

Unused books in your home, including lower level books!

 

Our lunch time is 11:15-11:40

Follow our class on instagram @ mrshortonhhes

To see what fun and exciting things we are doing in our classroom!

*Please send in your BOX TOPS.

December 1- Cookies with Santa (6pm-8pm)

December 16- Classroom Christmas parties

Happy Birthday!

Aiden- 8th

Blaire- 16th

Meriwether- 16th

Aaron- 16th

Dawson- 19th

Star Student of the Week

Sophia

Spelling Words:

part

far

think

same

friend

give

live

front

girl

her

each

turn

gone

word

sure

work

large

sea

climb

none

Vocabulary Words:

prepare- get ready to do something or make something ready

embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

grip- hold something very tightly

huddle- move in close to someone or crowd together in a tight group

Homework

***Continue to practice telling time at home each night!

Monday- Math

Tuesday-Spelling

Thursday-Math, Study for Spelling test

***Please have your child read at least 15-20 minutes every day. Your child should also be studying their Math Facts each week.

Upcoming Tests

*Test dates are tentative, and will be given based on when we feel that the students are ready.

Thursday- Timed test, Comprehension assessment

Friday-Spelling Test, Vocabulary test, Telling Time Test