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

 

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White's

Weekly Report

November 13 - 17

 

Reading: point of view, character response, central message, comparing and contrasting two versions of the same story

Language: verbs

Writing: friendly letters

Math:  number lines, one step word problems, add and subtract within 100

Spelling: Test on Friday

part, far, think, same, friend, give, live (2 ways to say it), front, girl, her, each, turn, gone, word, sure, work, large, sea, climb, none

Vocabulary:  TEST FRIDAY!

fragile - easily broken or destroyed

sip - drink something slowly , swallowing only small amounts

picky - hard to please - A picky person only likes certain things. 

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

variety - many different kinds

characteristic - something that describes a person or thing

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

unwelcome - not wanted

 

 

** Students will be expected to write sentences containing 5 or more words in them on tests. Points will be deducted for sentences containing less than 5 words.

 Special Notes

  • Wear BLUE TOMORROW for World Diabetes Day!
  • Thanksgiving Bread is November 20-24
  • Field Trip money and persmission slips are due by FRIDAY, NOV. 17th!!
  • Please send in any Box Tops that you have collected. 
  • Yearbooks are on sale! They are $35 and the deadline is Dec. 15th.
  • If you would like to have access to view your child's grades online, please return the Parent Portal sheet and attach a copy of your photo ID.
  • To sign up for our class REMIND, text @efdgad to 81010

 

 

 

We now have 27 students.

Please keep this in mind when sending in birthday treats, holiday treats, etc.

NO NUTS PLEASE!

 

 

Lunch Menu

Monday - Pizza

Tuesday - Turkey & cheese croissant or breaded chicken sandwich 

Wednesday - Turkey & Dressing 

Thursday - Manager's Choice

Friday - Manager's Choice



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

 

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White's

Weekly Report

September 25 - 29

 

Reading: poetry - describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a poem

Language: singular nouns

Writing: Narratives

Math:  one-step word problems, adding 2-digit numbers

Spelling: Test Friday

tells, tops, helps, stops, she, has, come, some, next, ask, left, just, two, to, there, were, match, length, gold, breaks

Vocabulary: 

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

poem - a piece of writing in which the words are chosen for their beauty and sound and are arranged in short lines with rhyme or rhythm

poetry - literature in forms of poems

poet - a person who writes a poem

 

** Students will be expected to write sentences containing 5 or more words in them on tests. Points will be deducted for sentences containing less than 5 words.

 Special Notes

  • Pajama Day! Friday, September 29th for $1.00
  • Scholastic orders are due Oct. 6th.
  • School Picture money is due Oct. 6th.
  • Oct. 9th Columbus Day! NO SCHOOL!
  • Yearbooks are on sale! They are $35 and the deadline is Dec. 15th.
  • If you would like to have access to view your child's grades online, please return the Parent Portal sheet and attach a copy of your photo ID.
  • To sign up for our class REMIND, text @efdgad to 81010

 

 

 

We now have 27 students.

Please keep this in mind when sending in birthday treats, holiday treats, etc.

NO NUTS PLEASE!

 

 

Lunch Menu

Monday - ham & cheese wrap or cheesy garlic bread

Tuesday - turkey & cheese lunchable or beefy soft taco

Wednesday - loaded baked potato or pizza sub

Thursday - jumbo corn dog or chicken alfredo

Friday - cereal & yogurt or hamburger



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

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White's

Weekly Report

September 18 - 22

 

Reading: make inferences, story structure, understand key details and important ideas in a story

Language: simple and compound sentences

Writing: Narratives

Math:  one-step word problems

Spelling: REVIEW WEEK! Test Friday  - your child will only be tested on 15 of these words.

not, back, big, will, up, get, that, well, fish, much, such, when, black, went, thing, long, are, you, said, do, his, go, your, of, they, was, heave, what, one, does, where, want, Friday, thick, Sunday, still, floor, push, check, rich, facts, sign, spring, draw

Vocabulary: 

prepare - get ready to do something or make something ready

embarrass - make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

grip - to hold something very tightly

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

 

** Starting this week, students will be expected to write sentences containing 5 or more words in them on tests. Points will be deducted for sentences containing less than 5 words.

 Special Notes

  • Field Trip t-shirt money is due September 25. NO LATE MONEY WILL BE ACCEPTED!
  • Scholastic orders are due Oct. 6th.
  • Yearbooks are on sale! They are $35 and the deadline is Dec. 15th.
  • If you would like to have access to view your child's grades online, please return the Parent Portal sheet and attach a copy of your photo ID.
  • To sign up for our class REMIND, text @efdgad to 81010

 

 

 

 

We now have 27 students.

Please keep this in mind when sending in birthday treats, holiday treats, etc.

NO NUTS PLEASE!

 

 

Lunch Menu

Monday - breaded chicken sandwich or corn dog nuggets

Tuesday - turkey & cheese hoagie or mini chili dog

Wednesday - loaded baked potato or cereal & yogurt

Thursday - chicken nuggets

Friday - pancakes



Weekly Skills Sept. 11-15
Due Date: 9/15/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White's

Weekly Report

September 11 - 15

 

Reading: answer questions about a text (who, what, when, where, why, how) point of view, beginning, middle, end of a story

Language: simple and compound sentences

Writing: Narratives

Math:  add and subtract using strategies within 20; add and subtract using mental strategies within 10

Spelling: Test on Friday

ask, next, just, left, to, two, were, there, black, went, thing, long, one, does, where, want, scratch, soft, since, prince

Vocabulary: 

stuff - push or force something into someone

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

fetch - get something and bring it back

murmur - talk very quietly

sturdy - strong or well built

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

 

Special Notes

  • Fall Pictures are WEDNESDAY!!!! September 13
  • Spelling homework will be your child's choice.  They need to complete ONE assignment from the spelling options page located in their homework folder.
  • If you would like to have access to view your child's grades online, please return the Parent Portal sheet and attach a copy of your photo ID.
  • To sign up for our class REMIND, text @efdgad to 81010
  • We now have 27 students.  Please keep this in mind when sending birthday treats, holiday treats, etc.

 

 

 

We now have 27 students.

Please keep this in mind when sending in birthday treats, holiday treats, etc.

NO NUTS PLEASE!

 

 

Lunch Menu

Monday - turkey & cheese croissant or pizza 

Tuesday - turkey & cheese wrap or John Wayne Dip w/chips

Wednesday - loaded baked potato or grilled chicken croissant

Thursday - corn dog or chicken spaghetti

Friday - cereal & yogurt or hamburger



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

 

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White's

Weekly Report

September 5 - 8

 

Reading: answer questions about a text (who, what, when, where, why, how) point of view, beginning, middle, end of a story

Language: types of sentences (declarative, imperative, interrogative, exclamatory); compound words

Writing: Draw pictures to create ideas to write about

Math: even and odd, fact fluency, add and subtract using mental strategies within 10

Spelling: Test on Friday

went, black, long, thing, does, one, want, where, fish, much, such, when, they, was, have, what, spring, facts, draw, sign

Vocabulary: 

stuff - push or force something into someone

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

 

Special Notes

  • Spelling homework will be your child's choice.  They need to complete ONE assignment from the spelling options page located in their homework folder.
  • Fundraiser is due September 6th
  • Scholastic orders are due September 8th
  • If you would like to have access to view your child's grades online, please return the Parent Portal sheet and attach a copy of your photo ID.
  • To sign up for our class REMIND, text @efdgad to 81010
  • We now have 27 students.  Please keep this in mind when sending birthday treats, holiday treats, etc.

 

 

 

We now have 27 students.

Please keep this in mind when sending in birthday treats, holiday treats, etc.

NO NUTS PLEASE!

 

 

Lunch Menu

Monday - No School! 

Tuesday - turkey & cheese hoagie or hot dog

Wednesday - loaded baked potato or pizza sub

Thursday - chicken nuggets

Friday - cereal & yogurt or grilled chicken sandwich



Weekly Skills August 28 - September 1
Due Date: 9/1/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White's

Weekly Report

August 28th - September 1st

 

Reading: answer questions about a text (who, what, when, where, why, how) point of view, context clues

Language: types of sentences (declarative, imperative, interrogative, exclamatory)

Writing: Draw pictures to create ideas to write about

Math: even and odd, fact fluency, add and subtract using mental strategies within 10

Spelling: Test on Friday

much, fish, when, such, was, they, what, have, up, get, that, well, his, go, your, or, check, rich, push, floor

Vocabulary: We will have a quiz on Friday over these words.

tumble - fall and roll over and over

swirl - move in a circle

compassionate - kind to a person or animal who is suffering or unhappy

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

New 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. A costume is a disguise.

 

Special Notes

  • Starting this week, spelling homework will be your child's choice.  They need to complete ONE assignment from the spelling options page located in their homework folder.
  • Monday is Labor Day! No school!! Enjoy the day off!
  • Fundraiser is due September 6th
  • Scholastic orders are due September 8th
  • If you would like to have access to view your child's grades online, please return the Parent Portal sheet and attach a copy of your photo ID.
  • To sign up for our class REMIND, text @efdgad to 81010

 

We now have 27 students.

Please keep this in mind when sending in birthday treats, holiday treats, etc.

NO NUTS PLEASE!

 

Lunch Menu

Monday - pizza

Tuesday - ham & cheese wrap or chicken philly sandwich

Wednesday - jumbo corn dog or spaghetti

Thursday - chicken sandwich or baked potato

Friday - cereal & yogurt or hamburger



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

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White's

Weekly Report

August 21st - 25th

 

Reading: answer questions about a text (who, what, when, where, why, how), point of view, context clues

Language: Complete Sentences

Math: comparing 3-digit numbers (greater than, less than, equal to)

Spelling: We will have our first spelling test this Friday!

get, up, well, that, go, his, of, your, not, back, big, will, are, you, said, do, thick, still, Sunday, Friday

Vocabulary:

Tumble: fall and roll over and over

Swirl: move in a circle

Compassionate - kind to a person or animal who is suffering or unhappy

Content - happy with what is happening or what you're doing

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

 

Special Notes

*The blank notebook paper in the homework folder is to write spelling words 3x each for practice.

*If you would like to have access to view your child's grades online, please return the Parent Portal sheet and attach a copy of your photo ID.

*To sign up for our class REMIND, text @efdgad to 81010

*We would love donations of individually wrapped candy for our class to have as a reward. NO NUTS PLEASE. We now have 27 students.  Please keep this in mind when sending in birthday treats, holiday treats, etc.

 

Lunch:

Monday - cereal & yogurt or BBQ grilled chicken sandwich

Tuesday - yogurt & uncrustable or boneless honey BBQ hot wings

Wednesday - loaded baked potato or pigs in a blanket

Thursday - uncrustable sandwich or beefy nacho grande

Friday - ham and cheese croissant or pancakes

 



August 14-18
Due Date: 8/11/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s
Weekly Report
August 14th- August 18th

 


Reading: answer questions about a text (who, what, when, where, why, how), point of view,
context clues
Language: Irregular past tense verbs
Writing: Draw pictures to create ideas to write about
Math: Decompose numbers 100-500 into hundreds, tens, and ones
Spelling: This week, we will learn our spelling routines and procedures. We will start testing
over spelling words next week.
Vocabulary:
Tumble- fall and roll over and over
Swirl- move in a circle
Compassionate- kind to a person or animal who is suffering or unhappy
Content- happy with what is happening or what you are doing

 


Special Notes
• School fees are $13.20. These are due BY Friday, August 18.
• To sign up for our class REMIND, text @efdgad to 81010
• Parent night is next Tuesday, August 15 @ 7:00 p.m. The PTA meeting is before at 6:30 p.m. Join us for
both! No kids, please!
• We would love donations of individually wrapped candy for our class to have as a reward. No nuts,
please.

 

 


Lunch:
Mon.- Turkey and cheese croissant or pizza
Tues.– jumbo corn dog or spaghetti and meat sauce
Wed – loaded baked potato or cereal & yogurt
Thurs. – chicken nuggets
Fri.- munchable or hamburger



Weekly Skills May 8-12
Due Date: 5/12/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

May 8th- May 12th

 

Reading: using context clues to figure out the meaning of an unknown word

Language: Review various language skills

Writing: Poetry

Math:using a calendar to answer questions, fractions, partitioning (dividing) a shape into half, thirds, fourths, REVIEW!!


Special Notes

·         Thank you to everyone for making us feel so special during Teacher Appreciation Week! We appreciate all of the candy, goodies, gift cards, gift baskets, jewelry, and flowers!

·         Lights out in the Library is Wednesday! They may bring a blanket, pillow, and/or stuffed animal for library.

·         Awards day is May 18th from 8:30-9:00 and the Color Run will follow at 9:15-10:15. You are welcome to join us for both of these!

·         May 19th and May 22nd are 60% days! Dismissal will be at 11:15. No lunch will be served on these days! If you know your child will not be here on these 60% days, please let us know. Their school supplies cannot be left in the office to pick up once school is out J

·         The café will NOT let your child charge a lunch during May. Please send money or check their account before they come to school. Students who do not have money will be served an alternative lunch.

 

Lunch:

Mon.- BBQ Meatballs

Tues.– Fajitas

Wed – Sloppy Joe

Thurs. – Turkey & Cheese Croissant

Fri.- Hamburger



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

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

April 24 - 28

Reading: point of view, character response

Language: Review various language skills

Writing: Poetry

Spelling: named, taking, riding, hoped, build, built, many, else, saw, cause, salt, call, brought, thought, caught, because, ground, edge, height, weight

Vocabulary:

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

provide- give something that is wanted or needed

conserve- protect something from being wasted or used up

appreciate– be grateful or thankful for something

Math:Continuing to practicearrays, introduction to the calendar, and introduction to fractions


Special Notes

·         Progress reports go home tomorrow Tuesday, April 25th.

·         Scholastic orders are due April 26th! Remember to use the Free $5.00 coupon if you place an order.

·         Please make sure to check and initial folders daily. We are able to see patterns in behavior when folders are not checked. This helps up out greatly J

·         Teacher Appreciation Week is May 1-5.

·         Awards day is May 18th from 8:30-9:00 and the Color Run will follow at 9:15-10:15. You are welcome to join us for both of these!

·         May 19th and May 22nd are 60% days! Dismissal will be at 11:15.

·         Many important things are happening these last few weeks of school. Please check
notes and folders. I will try to send a remind text as each thing approaches.

 

 Lunch:

Mon.- corn dog nuggets or Mandarin Orange Chicken

Tues.– BBQ rib sandwich or Turkey Club Ciabatta

Wed – chicken fajita potato or pizza

Thurs.– fruit & yogurt or Beef-a-Roni

Fri.- Cereal & yogurt or hamburger



April 3-7
Due Date: 4/9/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

April 3rd – 7th

 

Reading: explore important ideas in expository nonfiction, describe how reasons support specific points in a text, and describe the connections between a series of events

Language: Review various language skills

Writing: Introduction to opinion writing

Spelling: out, how, down, found, seven, whole, pie, piece, running, stopped, inches, getting, can’t, done, any, warm

Vocabulary:

complexmade up of many tiny 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.

freshnewly made, gathered, or grown; not spoiled or stale. It also means clean or unused.

Math:one and two-step word problems


Special Notes

·         Please send Easter treats by Wednesday, April 12th (bag of candy, party favor, etc.)

·         Spotlight will be having a book fair April 6-13. Our class will be shopping on Thursday April 6th and Tuesday April 11th from 10:00-10:20. You may send money for your child to purchase books at the book fair on these days. If you would like to shop with your child, you may join us during our class time! J

·         Scholastic orders are due April 26th! Remember to use the Free $5.00 coupon if you place an order.

·         If you want to order the book that we are publishing as a class, please send your order forms and money by April 10th!

·         We are having a paint party on Wednesday for Spotlight students and on Friday for everyone else. Please send your child in paint friendly clothes on this day! These canvases will be brought home once we are finished.

·         Spotlight students will be going on a field trip to the McWane Science Museum on Thursday and Friday.


Lunch: 

Mon.- BBQ chicken sandwich or tuna salad w/crackers

Tues.– beefy taco or chef salad

Wed – pizza or loaded baked potato

Thurs.– chicken tenders or fruit & yogurt plate

Fri. – breaded catfish or cereal & yogurt or grilled chicken croissant



March 27-March 31
Due Date: 4/1/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

March 27th - March 31st

 

Reading: Use text features to locate key information, answer questions about key details, compare and contrast two different texts.

Language: review verbs

Writing: Reading and writing information about polar lands, polar animals, and polar regions

Spelling: stopped, running, getting, inches, can’t, done, warm, any, filled, picked, classes, ended, heard, buy, through, very, hair, snow, answer, brother

Vocabulary:

attachfasten or join together

flexible- easy to bend

beneficial- good for you

precautionsomething you do to keep something bad from happening

Math:reviewing measurement and measurement word problems


Special Notes

·         I will be working on assessing your child’s reading level again and will send that info home as I finish. Your child must read independently at Level M to be promoted to 3rd grade.

·         Our class sold the most yearbooks this year! We are having a pizza party for lunch on Thursday. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Mrs. Parker is bringing a surprise dessert for the class to enjoy as well J You will not need to send a lunch.

·         Spotlight will be having a book fair April 6-13. More info will come home as this gets closer.

·         Scholastic orders are due April 26th!

·         If you want to order the book that we are publishing as a class, please send your order forms and money by April 10th! If you do not want to purchase, please send your form back and signed saying you do not wish to purchase. We will get a free class book if everyone does this J

·         PLEASE wear tennis shoes for PE on Fridays J

 

Lunch: 

Mon.- chicken salad croissant or cheeseburger

Tues.– turkey and cheese sandwich or hot dog

Wed – fajita chicken baked potato or pizza

Thurs.– PIZZA PARTY! Pizza, drinks, and a surprise dessert will be provided!

Fri. – breaded catfish or cereal & yogurt or pancakes and sausage



March 6-10
Due Date: 3/12/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

March 6th- March 10th

 

Reading: wondering about what we are reading, exploring text features of expository nonfiction, describe how reasons support specific points the author makes

Language: Irregular Verbs

Writing: nonfiction- Students will be writing observations, facts, and questions

Spelling: REVIEW WEEK!

Own, road, home, show, new, too, food, rule, write, good, look, know, right, why, try, high, legs, wishes, misses, steps, old, most, only, told, true, school, heart, blue, would, put, should, could, kind, find, child, wild, 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:

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

solid- hard and firm. Something that is solid is not a liquid or a gas.

mushy – soft and wet like mush

slurp– eat or drink something in a noisy way

Math:Review week! We will be reviewing word problems, measurement, addition and subtraction with regrouping, money, time


Special Notes

·         Field trip is tomorrow! Please send a sack lunch and wear the red flag shirt they wore in the program earlier this year.

·         Spring break is March 11-15th J

·         Pajama Day is this Friday! Bring $1.00 and wear your favorite pjs J b

·         Thanks to everyone who sent in items for our Dr. Seuss Party! We couldn’t do these fun things without your help! Also, thanks to Emily Parker and Melony Hudson for purchasing the Dr. Seuss books your child received on Friday!

·         Please make sure you are checking folders every day and initialing that you have seen it.

·         PLEASE wear tennis shoes for PE on Fridays J

 

Lunch: 

Mon.- cheeseburger or chicken salad croissant

Tues.SACK LUNCH & DRINK for FIELD TRIP!!!

Wed – fajita chicken potato or pizza

Thurs.– fruit & yogurt plate or chicken spaghetti

Fri. – breaded catfish or cereal & yogurt



Weekly Skills Feb. 27- March 3rd
Due Date: 3/5/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

February 27th - March 3rd

 

This week is Read Across America Week/ Dr. Seuss Week! We will be doing many activities this week. The Cat in the Hat will be coming to read to our class on Thursday and we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday that day as well. On Friday, we will have our STEM day with activities centered around several Dr. Seuss books. Please wear tennis shoes and bring a water bottle on Friday J

Reading: wondering about what we are reading, exploring text features of expository nonfiction, describe how reasons support specific points the author makes

Language: Irregular Verbs

Writing: biographies

Spelling: picked, filled, ended, classes, buy, heard, very, through, legs, wishes, misses, steps, talk, walk, people, eight, missing, feel, key, post

Vocabulary:

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

Math:subtraction with regrouping


Special Notes

·         Field trip money is due BY March 2nd. NO LATE MONEY WILL BE ACCEPTED.

·         PLEASE see the flyer that came home Friday about Read Across America/ Dr. Seuss Week!

·         If you were asked to send in an item for our “Dr. Seuss Birthday Party.” Please Send that in by TOMORROW (Tuesday). If you cannot, please send a note or email me.

·         SPRING PICTURES ARE WEDNESDAY

·         Scholastic book orders due February 28th.

·         Spring break is March 11-15th J

·         Please make sure you are checking folders every day and initialing that you have seen it.

·         PLEASE wear tennis shoes for PE on Fridays J

 

Lunch: 

Mon.- Cereal & yogurt or Go, hot dog, Go

Tues.– cereal & yogurt or poodles eating spaghetti noodles

Wed – cereal & yogurt or roast beast pork nachos

Thurs.– cereal & yogurt or Green Eggs and Ham- biscuit and gravy

Fri. – Cereal & yogurt or One Fish, Two Fish, Catfish & Hushpuppies



Weekly Skills Feb 21-24
Due Date: 2/25/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

February 21st - February 24th

 

Reading: author’s purpose (inform, persuade, entertain), wondering about what we are reading, exploring text features of expository nonfiction, describe how reasons support specific points the author makes

Language: Irregular Verbs

Writing: biographies

Spelling: wishes, legs, steps, misses, walk, talk, eight, people, right, why, try, high, kind, find, child, wild, glasses, crosses, first, touch

Vocabulary:

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

    damp – a little wet

    regularly – if you do something regularly, you do it a lot, and often at the same time or   the same way

    gleam – glow or shine

Math:measurement (decide which tools are the most appropriate, measure in inches and centimeters, solve measurement word problems)


 

Special Notes

·         Field trip money is due BY March 2nd. NO LATE MONEY WILL BE ACCEPTED.

·         We are having a t-shirt fundraiser for St. Jude. The shirts are Dr. Seuss theme and can be worn for our 2nd grade Read Across America/Dr. Seuss Day March 3rd. Money is due BY February 22nd.

·         Friday is Lunch on the Lawn—no visitors on this day. You are welcome to join us any other day J

·         Scholastic book orders due February 28th.

·         PLEASE wear tennis shoes for PE on Fridays J

 
 

Lunch:
 

Mon.- NO SCHOOL

Tues.– hamburger or pizza

Wed – loaded baked potato or hot dog

Thurs.– tuna salad croissant or beef-a-roni

Fri. – cereal & yogurt or pancakes & sausage



Weekly skills Feb 13-17
Due Date: 2/19/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

February 13th- February 17th

 

Reading: author’s purpose (inform, persuade, entertain), wondering about what we are reading, exploring text features of expository nonfiction, describe how reasons support specific points the author makes

Language: Irregular Verbs

Writing: biographies

Spelling: why, right, high, try, find, kind, wild, child, write, good, look, know, would, put, should, could, light, quite, lie, young

Vocabulary:

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

Math:measurement (decide which tools are the most appropriate, measure in inches and centimeters, solve measurement word problems


 

Special Notes

·         Valentine Treats for the class need to be sent in by Feb. 14th. We have 24 students in our class. **The valentines need to be filled out BEFORE being sent to school. Thank you!

·         Field trip money is due BY March 2nd. NO LATE MONEY WILL BE ACCEPTED.

·         We are having a t-shirt fundraiser for St. Jude. The shirts are Dr. Seuss theme and can be worn for our 2nd grade Read Across America/Dr. Seuss Day March 3rd. Money is due BY February 22nd.

·         February 17 is the snow make-up day.

·         February 20is a school holiday!

·         The mayor will be coming to speak to our class on Tuesday, Feb. 21st in recognition of President’s Day!

·         PLEASE wear tennis shoes for PE on Fridays J

 

Lunch:
 

Mon.-munchable or pizza sub

Tues.– grilled chicken sandwich or BBQ sandwich

Wed – hamburger or pizza

Thurs.– loaded baked potato or chicken fajita nachos

Fri. – cereal & yogurt or chicken nuggets



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

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

February 6th- February 10th

 

Reading: wondering about what we are reading, exploring text features of expository nonfiction, describe how reasons support specific points the author makes

Language: possessive nouns

Writing: biographies

Spelling: good, write, know, look, put, would, could, should, new, too, food, rule, true, school, heart, blue, woods, fire, guess, guide

Vocabulary:

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 wrong or bad.

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

Math:continue to practice adding 4- 2 digit numbers, begin measurement

 

Special Notes

·         Valentine Treats for the class need to be sent in by Feb. 14th. We have 24 students in our class. **The valentines need to be filled out BEFORE being sent to school. Thank you!

·         Field trip money is due BY March 2nd.

·         This week is School Counselors Week! Please help us honor Mrs. Ellis for all she does at HHES J

·         We are having a t-shirt fundraiser for St. Jude. The shirts are Dr. Seuss theme and can be worn for our 2nd grade Read Across America/Dr. Seuss Day March 3rd. Money is due BY March 20th.

·         February 17 is the snow make-up day.

·         February 20is a school holiday!

·         PLEASE wear tennis shoes for PE on Fridays J

 


Lunch:
 

Mon.-Yogurt & Uncrustable or mandarin orange chicken

Tues.– Loaded Baked Potato or baked (turkey) corn dog

Wed – Turkey Croissant or pizza

Thurs.– grilled chicken sandwich or John Wayne chip & dip

Fri. – cereal & yogurt or cheeseburger



Jan 17-20
Due Date: 1/22/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

January 17th – 20th

 

Reading: wondering about what we are reading, text features

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

Vocabulary: We will not have vocabulary words this week J

Math:review 2 digit addition and subtraction

This week for reading and writing, we are going to learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We are going to incorporate the 100th day of school into our math lessons this week as well J

 

Special Notes

Wednesday is the 100th day of school! I am sending home a paper bag with instructions attached. You may use anything! These will be sent back home once we are finished. Some examples include paper clips, marshmallows, pencils, Q-tips, cereal, pasta, candy, cap erasers, index cards, etc.) Be creative! J

 

·         Class Pictures are Jan. 24th. More info will come home later.

·         Jan. 27th – PTA Hat day—Bring $1.00

·         February 17 is the snow make-up day.
 

Lunch: 

Tues.– grilled chicken croissant or fish nuggets & hushpuppies

Wed – Grilled chicken salad or spaghetti

Thurs.– loaded baked potato or pizza

Fri. – hot ham and cheese or chicken fajitas



Weekly Skills Jan. 9 - 13
Due Date: 1/13/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

January 9th – 13th

 

Reading: wondering about what we are reading, text features

Language:commas in letters

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

Vocabulary:

stunned – shocked or very surprised

genius- someone who is very smart or talented

chaos-great confusion

notorious – well known, especially for something bad

Writing: friendly letters, commas

Math:money (Counting coins, word problems involving coins and dollar bills)

 

 

Special Notes

·         Jan. 12th, due to the science fair, we will be eating lunch in our classrooms.

·         No School Jan. 16th for MLK day

·         Class Pictures are Jan. 24th. More info will come home later.

·         Jan. 27th – PTA Hat day—Bring $1.00

 

Lunch:

Mon.- fish melt or sloppy Joe ( Friday’s lunch when we were out)

Tues.– Steak fingers or hot dog

Wed – loaded baked potato or personal pan pizza

Thurs.– grilled chicken salad or sweet heat BBQ sandwich

Fri. – cereal & yogurt or chicken nuggets & roll

 



Weekly Report - Jan. 3 - 6
Due Date: 1/6/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

January 3rd - 6th

 

Reading: wondering about what we are reading, exploring poetry elements

Language:friendly letter writing, commas in letters

Spelling: NO SPELLING THIS WEEK J

Vocabulary:

miniature – very small

rarely- not often or hardly ever

duplicate-copy

disguise – something that changes or hides how you look

Writing: friendly letters, commas

Math:shapes and their attributes

 

 WELCOME BACK! I hope you all had a relaxing Christmas break and New Year’s! We are so excited about this semester and look forward to everything we will be learning J

 

 

Special Notes

·         Report cards come home Jan. 5th

·         No School Jan. 16th for MLK day

·         Class Pictures are Jan. 24th. More info will come home later.

·         Jan. 27th – PTA Hat day—Bring $1.00

 

Lunch:

 Tues. – turkey and cheese hoagie or pizza

Wed. – grilled chicken salad or cheeseburger

Thurs. – loaded baked potato or pigs in a blanket

Fri – fish melt or sloppy Joe

 



Nov 28-Dec 2
Due Date: 12/4/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

November 28th – December 2nd

 

Reading: discussing the beginning, middle, and end of a text, characters

Language:collective nouns

Spelling: part, far, think, same, friend, give, live (2 ways to say it), front, girl, her, each, turn, gone, word, sure, work, large, sea, climb, none

Vocabulary:

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

Writing: Students will write about a character of their own choosing, reread their writing to tell more, publish informally and write dedications.

Math:Telling time by 5 minutes

 

 

Special Notes

· “Cookies with Santa” is THURSDAY from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The book fair will also be set up during this time J
 

Lunch:

Mon. – ham and cheese croissant or Mandarin Orange Chicken

Tues. – grilled chicken salad or Vegetable beef soup w/grilled cheese

Wed. –Loaded baked potato or pizza

Thurs./Fri – We have not received December menus-- I will send a text when we know what is being served J



Nov 14-18
Due Date: 11/20/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

November 14th - November 18th

 

Reading: visualizing, discussing the beginning, middle, and end of a text

Language:editing our writing, reviewing previous language skills

Spelling: Review week-- We will test on 15 words Friday J

Next, ask, left, just, tops, tells, stops, helps, it’s, didn’t, that’s, then, these, made, use, like, time, makes, five, lines, two, to, there, were, has, she, some, come, says, be, I’ll, I’m, their, from, who, goes, love, off, once, son, since, soft, scratch, prince, length, breaks, match, gold, soon, Wednesday, eggs, tree, page, phone, late, gave, change, clothes, life, Thursday

Vocabulary:

routine- usual or normal way of doing something

expert- a person who knows a lot about something or does something very well

fade-grow lighter and lighter or slowly disappear

flap- move up and down or back and forth

Writing: Students will write about a character of their own choosing, reread their writing to tell more, publish informally and write dedications.

Math:skip count by 2’s, 5’s, 10’s, and 100’s, counting coins up to $1.00, introduction to telling time

 

Special Notes

·         NO SCHOOL NEXT WEEK—Thanksgiving break Nov. 21st-25th

·         Friday is the last day to purchase a yearbook! They are $35.00 and the money is due NOVEMBER 18th.

·         Progress reports are coming home tomorrow!

·         PJ day is Friday! Bring $1.00 and wear your
favorite pajamas!

 
 

Lunch:
 

Mon. – chicken salad croissant or catfish

Tues. – grilled chicken salad or chili

Wed. –Fruit & Yogurt or chicken tenders

Thurs. – Chicken tenders salad or BBQ spaghetti

Fri. – Manager’s choice




Oct 24-28
Due Date: 10/28/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

October 24th - October 28th

 

Reading: poetry, visualizing, inferencing

Language:commas in a series

Spelling: long e—spelled ee and ea

See, hear, here, green, don’t, both, been, oh, time, makes, five, lines, love, off, once, son, mean, feet, half, health

***Remember to practice writing your 2 sentences for the test.

Vocabulary:

shimmer- shine with a soft, twinkling light

vanish- disappear

expand-grow bigger

stream- a steady flow or movement of something

Writing: We will think and talk about story ideas before writing. We are writing about a pet and character of their choice. We will use our partners feedback to tell more.

Math:shapes, identifying coins and their values, counting coins

 

Special Notes

·         Students are not allowed to checkout after 2:00 p.m.

·         OCT. 31- NOV. 4—WE ARE SWAPPING LUNCH WITH 3rd GRADE DUE PRACTICING FOR THE MUSICAL. OUR LUNCH TIME IS 11:55-12:20. We will not be having lunch guests this week. You may send a snack for your child to eat since they may get hungry. A snack WILL NOT be provided.

·         Send Halloween treats by Oct. 28th. We have 24 students.

·         Yearbooks are $35.00 and the money is due NOVEMBER 18th.

·         Candygrams are being sold until October 25th. They are $1.00 each.

·         2nd grade musical is Nov. 3rd at 6:00 p.m.

·         Nov. 8th—no school for students!

·         Field trip money is due Nov. 4th. The field trip is Nov. 11th.

 


Lunch:

Mon. – Yogurt & Uncrustable or Honey BBQ chicken chunks

Tues. – chef salad or chili & scoops

Wed. –loaded baked potato or cheeseburger

 

Thurs. – Turkey & cheese croissant or teriyaki chicken over rice

Fri. – cereal & yogurt or Pancakes & sausage




Oct. 17-21
Due Date: 10/21/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

October 17th - October 21st

Reading: poetry, visualizing

Language:commas in a series

Spelling: Ending s on vowel-consonant-e words

makes, time, lines, five, off, love, son, once, these, made, use, like, their, from, who, goes, change, life, Thursday, clothes

***Remember to practice writing your 2 sentences for the test.

 

Vocabulary:

behave- do or say things in a particular way

misbehave- behave badly

racket-very loud noise

discover- see or find out something for the first time

Writing: We will think and talk about story ideas before writing. We will work on adding temporal words and descriptive words. The students will share these with the class.

Math:adding 2 two-digit numbers, graphing, shapes


 

Special Notes

·         Please initial/ sign each paper that comes home on Tuesday, so we know you have seen them. Return them on Wednesday. 

·         Students are not allowed to checkout after 2:00 p.m.

·         Wear ORANGE on Oct. 19th for bullying!

·         Wear PINK on Oct. 20th for Breast Cancer Awareness!

·         Send Halloween treats by Oct. 28th. We have 24 students.

·         Yearbooks are $35.00 and the money is due NOVEMBER 18th.

·         Please send $5.00 if you would like to purchase a t-shirt for your child to wear during the music program. It has been extended to Friday, Oct. 21st. J

·         Candygrams are being sold until October 25th. They are $1.00 each.

 


Lunch:
 

Mon. – Munchable or chicken alfredo

Tues. – Taco salad or beef taco

Wed. -Grilled chicken salad or pizza

Thurs. – Yogurt & uncrustable or tater tot casserole

Fri. – grilled chicken croissant or sweet heat BBQ sandwich




Oct. 3-7
Due Date: 10/7/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

October 3rd- October 7th

Reading: continue to practice comparing & contrasting 2 versions of the same story, practice visualizing

Language:contractions, types of sentences

Spelling: 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

Vocabulary: We will not have new words this week. We will review previous words.

Writing: We will think and talk about story ideas before writing. We will reread our stories and work on adding temporal words and descriptive words.

Math:adding 2 two-digit numbers

 

Special Notes

·         Please initial/ sign each paper that comes home on Tuesday, so we know you have seen them. Return them on Wednesday. 

·         Students are not allowed to checkout after 2:00 p.m.

·         Yearbooks are $35.00 and the money is due NOVEMBER 18th.

·         Scholastic orders/money is due October 7th.

·         Picture orders/money is due October 14th.

·         Our pumpkin patch fundraiser starts today! Friday will be the last day to purchase pumpkins for our class pumpkin patch!

·         NO SCHOOL OCTOBER 10th for Columbus Day! J

 


Lunch:
 

Mon. –Corn Dog or chicken and dumplings

Tues. – Fruit & Yogurt or Bacon Cheeseburger

Wed. – Loaded baked potato or beef-a-roni

Thurs. – Chef salad or chicken nuggets

Friday – Cook’s Choice (will be announced)


 



Weekly Skills Sept 12- 16
Due Date: 9/16/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

September 12th- September 16th

 

Reading: answer key details about a text, determine the central message/theme, and compare & contrast 2 versions of the same story

Language: Sentence types and punctuation (declarative, imperative, exclamatory, interrogative)

Spelling: REVIEW WEEK-- not, back, big, will, up, get, that, well, fish, much, such, when, Friday, thick, Sunday, still

Vocabulary:

Terrible-very bad, horrible, or awful

terrific very good, wonderful, or great

grumble– complain about something in a grouchy voice

scrunch- squeeze or crush

Writing: We are working on writing sentences to generate writing ideas. Students will write scary stories this week.

Math:Place value, different ways to write a number


 

 

Special Notes

·         Our class is the “Class of the Week” on our school website! Make sure to check it out! J

·         Progress Reports come home Tuesday! Also, please initial/ sign each paper that comes home on Tuesday, so we know you have seen them. Return them on Wednesday. 

·         September 20th- school pictures. More information will come home later.

 

Class Wish List

Individually wrapped candy, used plastic grocery bags (we are using these to stuff our bean bag)

 

 

Lunch:
 

Mon. –Cheese or pepperoni pizza

Tues. – Taco Salad or Beefy nachos grande

Wed. – loaded baked potato or BBQ Rib sandwich

Thurs. – Chicken Tenders

Friday – Cereal & Yogurt or cheeseburger


 



Weekly Skills for 8/21-8/26
Due Date: 8/26/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Week of August 22-26

 

ELA:  *answer questions to understand key details in a text and making text connections (who, what, where, when, why, and how questions)

                    *describe how characters in a story respond to challenges

           *point of view of characters

           *words that end with -ful and -less

           *use complete sentences, correct capitalization and punctuation in writing

           *capitalize proper nouns

            *write stories from student's own life

 

Spelling Words:  much, fish, when, such, was, they, what, have, up, get, that, well, his, go, your, of, check, rich, push, floor  **Spelling assessment will be on Friday.

 

Vocabulary Words:  fearless, fearful, familiar, convince

 

Math:    *use a numberline to add and subtract to 20

        *solve one step word problems using addition and subtraction

                      

Inportant Information:             

*A fundraiser packet went home in your child's backpack on Friday.  This helps to raise money for our school and directly helps your child!

*September 5-Labor Day holiday   

*Remember to save and send in Boxtops.

*No early checkouts after 2:00.



Weekly Skills August 15-19
Due Date: 8/19/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

August 15th – 19th

 

Reading: Ask and answer questions about a text (who, what, when, where, why, how), describe how characters in a story respond to challenges, point of view of characters

Language: Simple and compound sentences, using capitalization and punctuation in sentences

Spelling: Short Vowels e and u/ Consonant Diagraph th

get, up, well, that, go, his, of, your, not, back, big, will, are, you, said, do, thick, still, Sunday, Friday

Vocabulary:

1. tumble- fall and roll over and over

2. compassionate- kind to a person or animal who is suffering or unhappy

3. swirl- move in a circle

4. content-happy with what is happening or what you are doing

Writing: We are working on building our writing community, practicing routines and procedures, and focusing on narratives. We will also learn about revising and editing with help from teachers and peers. They will share their writing with the class.



Math:Even/ odd numbers, fact families, fluently add and subtract within 20

 

Special Notes

·         Please turn in your child’s fee ($14.75) as soon as possible.


·         If your child’s transportation changes, PLEASE send a note in their folder.

·         Friday is our P.E. day. They MUST wear tennis shoes in order to participate.

·         Please sign up for our class Remind to get important updates and reminders. To join: Text @dd6fe to 81010

***Mark your calendar! Our Parent Policy and Procedure Night is tomorrow, Aug. 16th from 6:00-7:00. We hope to see you all there!***

Class Wish List

Individually wrapped candy, treasure box items, used plastic grocery bags (we are using these to stuff our bean bag)


Lunch:


Mon. – Steak & Gravy or Tuna Salad

Tues. – yogurt & sandwich or chicken alfredo

Wed. – Loaded Baked Potato or Hamburger

Thurs. – Grilled Chicken Salad or John Wayne Dip (taco dip) & chips

Friday – cereal & yogurt or fish nuggets




Weekly Skills - August 8-12
Due Date: 8/12/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

August 8th -12th

 

Making Meaning (Reading): -Answering questions to understand key details in a text and making text connections (RL 2.1)

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

Spelling: back, not, will, big, you, are, do, said

**Please see spelling sheet that was sent home Monday!

Vocabulary: We will have vocabulary words starting next week

Writing: We are working on building our writing community, learning routines and procedures, and focusing on narratives (W.2.3) 

Math:2.OA.3- Even/ odd numbers

2.OA.2- Fluently add and subtract within 20

 

 

Special Notes

·        A 2nd grade fee slip came home Friday. Please turn in your child’s fee ($14.75) as soon as possible.


·        Students will be coming in the building independently starting this week. If their transportation changes, PLEASE send a note in their folder.

·        Friday is our P.E. day. They MUST wear tennis shoes in order to participate.

·        Mark your calendar! Our Parent Policy and Procedure Night is Aug. 16th from 6:00-7:00. We hope to see you all there!

·        Please sign up for our class Remind to get important updates and reminders. To join: Text @dd6fe to 81010

 


Lunch:


Mon. – Cheesy breadsticks (2) w/marinara or Mexican pizza 

Tues. – Taco Salad or Beefy Nacho Grande

Wed. – Loaded Baked Potato or BBQ Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Thurs. – Chicken tenders

Friday – Hot dog or Corn Dog Nuggets (6)


 



Weekly Skills May 9 - 13
Due Date: 5/13/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

May 9 - 13

 

Reading – Body System Research

Spelling: We will have 20 review words this week and NO sentences.

through, where, because, heard, receive, believe, favorite, again, friend, teacher, quiet, would, already, until, does, every, different, finally, their, when

Vocabulary:


No new words this week!

Writing:   Body System Research, opinion writing (which body system you think is best) focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing with adults and peers          

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: verbs, possessives, contractions, pronouns & reflexive pronouns (myself, ourselves);

Math: REVIEW measurement, word problems, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, number line

Science & S.S.: Unit 6 Week 5 - Health

 

Classroom Updates

Thank you for all of the Teacher Appreciation gifts last week.

We have been blessed to have such a great group of students this year!

 

 

Special Notes


May 19 & 20 – 60% days (dismissal @ 11:10 am)

May 20th – Last Day of School! Awards Day & Color Run

Awards @ 9:30 – 9:55   Color Run @ 10:00 – 10:40

 


Lunch:


Mon. – tuna ranch croissant or corn dog

Tues. – yogurt & sandwich or grilled cheese

Wed. – baked potato or BBQ grilled chicken sandwich

Thurs. – chicken tenders

Friday – catfish & hushpuppies


 



Weekly Skills May 2 - 6
Due Date: 5/6/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

May 2 - 6

 

Reading – Body System Research

Spelling: kidney, chimney, jersey, attorney, trolley, bought, fought, thought, brought, sprint, spine, strength, healthy, fitness, tendon

Vocabulary:

 

No new words this week!

Writing:   Body System Research, opinion writing (which body system you think is best) focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing with adults and peers          

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: verbs, possessives, contractions, pronouns & reflexive pronouns (myself, ourselves);

Math:measurement, word problems, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, number line

Science & S.S.: Unit 6 Week 5 - Health

 

Special Notes

April 29th – Spring Picture $ due

May 2 – 6 – Teacher Appreciation Week

May 19 & 20 – 60% days (dismissal @ 11:10 am)

May 20th – Last Day of School! Awards Day & Color Run

Awards @ 9:30 – 9:55   Color Run @ 10:00 – 10:40

 

 

 


Lunch:

Mon. – tuna ranch croissant or pizza      

Tues. – grilled chicken salad or sloppy joe

Wed. – baked potato or cheesy chicken & rice

Thurs. – taco salad or beef taco

Friday – assorted chicken sandwiches


 



Weekly Skills April 25 - 29
Due Date: 4/29/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

April 25 - 29

Reading – Body System Research

Spelling: system, body, exercise, heart, intestine, muscle, lungs, skeleton, stomach, digest, organ, science, skull, vein, vessel

Vocabulary:

No new words this week!

Writing:   Body System Research, opinion writing (which body system you think is best)                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: verbs, possessives, contractions, pronouns & reflexive pronouns (myself, ourselves);

Math:measurement, word problems, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, number line

Science & S.S.: Unit 6 Week 4 - Health

 

CLASSROOM NEEDS!

 

All of our snack spots have been filled. Thanks!

Special thanks to The Smith family for donating last Thursday’s snack. The kids enjoyed the Pringles, grapes, & drink!

 

Special Notes


April 29th – Spring Picture $ due

May 19 & 20 – 60% days

May 20th – Last Day of School! Awards Day & Color Run (time will be announced soon!!)

 


Lunch:

Mon. – cereal & yogurt or BBQ rib sandwich     

Tues. –chicken nuggets

Wed. – munchable or grilled cheese sandwich

Thurs. – grilled chicken salad or spaghetti

Friday – yogurt & sandwich, hamburger, or cheeseburger


 



Weekly Skills April 18 - 22
Due Date: 4/22/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

 Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

April 18 - 22

 

Reading – poetry

Spelling: phase, phone, phobia, phrase, graph, sphere, brief, chief, thief, shield, fierce, hustle, castle, whistle, wrestle

Vocabulary: 

No new words this week!


Writing:   Poetry                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: possessives, contractions, pronouns & reflexive pronouns (myself, ourselves);

Math:graphs, fractions, arrays, use addition/subtraction to solve two step word problems, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, number line

Science & S.S.: Unit 6 Week 3 - Health

CLASSROOM NEEDS!

 

All of our snack spots have been filled. Thanks!

Special thanks to The Mitchell family for donating last Friday’s snack. The kids enjoyed the cherry & cotton candy popcorn & drink!

 

Special Notes


April 18 – 22 – Spotlight Book Fair

Our class is scheduled to attend on Tuesday @ 9:15 – 9:35 and Thursday @ 10:25 – 10:45

April 21st – Scholastic Book Orders Due

April 22nd – Field trip to Botanic Gardens – Don’t forget your sack lunch & drink!

April 29th – Spring Picture $ due

 

Lunch:

Mon. – cereal & yogurt or beef steak w/gravy  

Tues. – bbq sandwich

Wed. – baked potato or beef taco

Thurs. – oven roasted chicken

Friday – Field Trip! Bring a sack lunch & drink!



Weekly Skills April 11 - 15
Due Date: 4/15/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

 Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

April 11 - 15

Reading – poetry

Spelling: don’t, isn’t, won’t, doesn’t, shouldn’t, I’m, I’ve, she’s, he’s, it’s, you’re, they’re, wouldn’t, we’ve, he’d

Vocabulary:

No new words this week! 
 

Writing:   Poetry                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: contractions, pronouns & reflexive pronouns (myself, ourselves);

Math:fractions, arrays, use addition/subtraction to solve two step word problems, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, number line

Science & S.S.: Unit 6 Week 2 - Health

CLASSROOM NEEDS!

We are in need of colored sidewalk chalk for recess.

Also, we still have dates available in May for the Friday snacks. If you would like to sign up to send snacks, please email Mrs. Dove @ victoria.dove@dcsms.org or send a note in the zipper pouch.

 

Special thanks to The Hardee family for donating last Friday’s snack. The kids enjoyed the popcorn & drink!

 

Special Notes

April 18 – 22 – Spotlight Book Fair

Our class is scheduled to attend on Tuesday @ 9:15 – 9:35 and Thursday @ 10:25 – 10:45

April 21st – Scholastic Book Orders Due

April 22nd – Field trip to Botanic Gardens

April 29th – Spring Picture $ due

 

Lunch:

Mon. – cereal & yogurt or fish nuggets   

Tues. – John Wayne Dip & Chips

Wed. – grilled chicken salad or grilled cheese

Thurs. – chicken spaghetti

Friday – yogurt & sandwich, hamburger, or cheeseburger


 



Weekly Skills April 4 - 8
Due Date: 4/8/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

April 4 - 8

 

Reading – tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and descriptive details, speak audibly in coherent sentences

 

Spelling: myself, itself, yourself, himself, herself, yourselves, ourselves, themselves, poetry, poem, rhyme, rhythm, poet, simile, metaphor

 

Vocabulary: 

No new words this week! 
 

Writing:   Native American Research; recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer questions     

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: pronouns & reflexive pronouns (myself, ourselves);

Math:fractions, arrays, use addition/subtraction to solve two step word problems, , fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, number line

Science & S.S.: Unit 6 Week 1 - Health

 

CLASSROOM NEEDS!

We are in need of colored sidewalk chalk for recess.

Also, we still have dates available in May for the Friday snacks. If you would like to sign up to send snacks, please email Mrs. Dove @ victoria.dove@dcsms.org or send a note in the zipper pouch.

 

Special Notes

April 18 – 22 – Spotlight Book Fair

April 21st – Scholastic Book Orders Due

April 22nd – Field trip to Botanic Gardens

 

Lunch:

Mon. – Pizza 

Tues. – grilled chicken salad or beef-a-roni

Wed. – chicken fajita philly sandwich

Thurs. – taco salad or nacho grande

Friday – yogurt w/cheese & crackers, hamburger, or cheeseburger



Weekly Skills March 29 - April 1
Due Date: 4/1/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

 Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

March 29 – April 1

 

Reading – tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and descriptive details, speak audibly in coherent sentences

Spelling: baggage, luggage, bandage, message, passage, village, storage, scrimmage, shortage, package, tribe, American, reservation, region, language

 

Vocabulary: 

No new words this week!


Writing:   Native American Research; recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer questions                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: subjects & predicates, produce, expand, and rearrange simple & compound sentences, put sentences together using a comma and conjunction; review nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs

FANBOYS – for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so

Math:fractions, arrays, use addition/subtraction to solve word problems involving length and solving two step word problems, add & subtract within 100 and 1,000, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, number line

Science & S.S.: Fables and Folktales From Around the World – Unit 5

 

Special Notes


April 1st – Field Trip $ due

April 22nd – Field trip to Botanic Gardens

 

Lunch:

Mon. – No School!   

Tues. – cheeseburger

Wed. – chicken tenders

Thurs. – baked potato or sloppy joe

Friday – cereal & yogurt or grilled cheese


 



Weekly Skills March 21 - 24
Due Date: 3/24/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

   Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

March 21 - 24

Reading – text features (captions, bold print, subheadings, headings, indexes, electronic menus, icons); identity the main topic of a multi-paragraph texts as well as focus on specific paragraphs within the text

 

Spelling: friend, teacher, your, you’re, two, to, too, America, Indian, native, country, continent, people, through, thought

 

Vocabulary: 

1. bounded – to move forward quickly by leaps or jumps

2. huddled - a packed group of people or animals

3. condor – a vulture; largest flying bird in North America

4. poncho - a loose outer garment with a hole in the center for the head

5. alfalfa - a plant grown for hay, has purple flowers

6. suitor – a man who seeks to marry a woman

7. aroma – a smell

8. livid – very angry

9. broth – thin soup of concentrated meat or fish

10. peasant – a member of a class of people of low social rank

11. cider – juice pressed from fruit (apple cider)

12. banquet – a lavish meal or feast

13. trudged – to walk wearily with heavy steps

14. cellar - an underground room for storage

 


Writing:   recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: subjects & predicates, produce, expand, and rearrange simple & compound sentences, put sentences together using a comma and conjunction

FANBOYS – for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so

Math:fractions, use addition/subtraction to solve word problems involving length and solving two step word problems, add & subtract within 100 and 1,000, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, number line

Science & S.S.: Fables and Folktales From Around the World – Unit 5

Special Notes


March 25 & 28 - Easter Holidays

March 24th – Scholastic Book Orders Due

April 1st – Field Trip $ due

April 22nd – Field trip to Botanic Gardens


Lunch:

Mon. – steak fingers           

Tues. – chicken fajita nachos

Wed. – yogurt & sandwich or cheesy burger bake

Thurs. – cereal & yogurt plate or hot dog

Friday – Good Friday – No School!



Weekly Skills March 7 - 11
Due Date: 3/5/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

 Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

March 7 - 11

Reading – text features (captions, bold print, subheadings, headings, indexes, electronic menus, icons); identity the main topic of a multi-paragraph texts as well as focus on specific paragraphs within the text

Spelling: caption, index, glossary, feature, menu, drew, threw, chew, blew, crew, weigh, weight, eight, eighty, neighbor

Vocabulary: 

1. bounded – to move forward quickly by leaps or jumps

2. huddled - a packed group of people or animals

3. condor – a vulture; largest flying bird in North America

4. poncho - a loose outer garment with a hole in the center for the head

5. alfalfa - a plant grown for hay, has purple flowers

6. suitor – a man who seeks to marry a woman

7. aroma – a smell

8. livid – very angry

9. broth – thin soup of concentrated meat or fish

10. peasant – a member of a class of people of low social rank

11. cider – juice pressed from fruit (apple cider)

12. banquet – a lavish meal or feast

13. trudged – to walk wearily with heavy steps

14. cellar - an underground room for storage

 

Writing:   recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: clarify the meaning of words or phrases using strategies (context clues)

Math:use addition/subtraction to solve word problems involving length and solving two step word problems, add & subtract within 100 and 1,000, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, number line

Science & S.S.: Fables and Folktales From Around the World – Unit 5

Special Notes
 
March 11th – Class Picture $ due $15.00

March 14 – 18 – Spring Break!

March 25 & 28 - Easter Holidays

March 24th – Scholastic Book Orders Due

April 1st – Field Trip $ due

April 22nd – Field trip to Botanic Gardens


Lunch:

Mon. – pizza 

Tues. – grilled chicken salad or spaghetti

Wed. – baked potato or cheeseburger

Thurs. – Mandarin chicken salad or Mandarin chicken & rice

Friday – fish melt or corn dog nuggets



Weekly Skills February 29 - March 4
Due Date: 3/4/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

Feb. 29 – March 4

Reading – identify the main idea of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text; describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in text,

Spelling: fraud, pause, cause, fault, vault, thaw, crawl, shawl, yawn, drawn, France, soldier, want, won’t, were

Vocabulary: 

1. typhoon – violent, tropical storm

2. culture – a way of living, beliefs, and arts for a nation

3. diverse - different

4. ethnic group – people who share common origin, culture, or language

5. temple – building used for prayer and religious services

6. terraced - land that is cut into steplike levels or fields on hillsides

7. fertile – having rich soil that is good for growing crops

8. famine – a time when food supply is cut short; extreme hunger

9. emperor - a ruler of an empire, such as China; a king

10. porcelain – smooth, white pottery

 

Writing:   opinion writing *OREO*

O-state your Opinion, R – tell your Reason for your opinion, E – Give an Example, O – restate your Opinion                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: clarify the meaning of words or phrases using strategies (context clues)

Math:measurement, add up to 4 two digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations, add & subtract within 100 and 1,000, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, number line

Science & S.S.: Fables and Folktales From Around the World – Unit 5

Special Notes
 
March 3rd – Read Across American – WEAR PAJAMAS

March 11th – Class Picture $ due $15.00

March 14 – 18 – Spring Break!

March 25 & 28 - Easter Holidays

April 1st – Field Trip $ due

April 22nd – Field trip to Botanic Gardens


Lunch:

Mon. – Corn Dog      

Tues. – vegetable soup

Wed. – munchable or chicken nuggets

Thurs. – grilled chicken salad or BBQ nachos

Friday – fruit & yogurt or pancakes


 



Weekly Skills February 22 - 26
Due Date: 2/26/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

Feb. 22 - 26

 

Reading – compare & contrast 2 or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures, recount stories including fables and folktales from diverse cultures and determine their central message

Spelling: Chinese, belief, folktale, similarity, fable, nurture, culture, nature, future, texture, posture, capture, picture, feature, lecture

 

Vocabulary: 

1. typhoon – violent, tropical storm

2. culture – a way of living, beliefs, and arts for a nation

3. diverse - different

4. ethnic group – people who share common origin, culture, or language

5. temple – building used for prayer and religious services

6. terraced - land that is cut into steplike levels or fields on hillsides

7. fertile – having rich soil that is good for growing crops

8. famine – a time when food supply is cut short; extreme hunger

9. emperor - a ruler of an empire, such as China; a king

10. porcelain – smooth, white pottery

Writing:   opinion writing *OREO*

O-state your Opinion, R – tell your Reason for your opinion, E – Give an Example, O – restate your Opinion                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: irregular plural nouns

Math:measurement, add up to 4 two digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations, add & subtract within 100 and 1,000, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S.: Fables and Folktales From Around the World – Unit 5

Special Notes


March 14 – 18 – Spring Break!

March 25 & 28 - Easter Holidays

April 1st – Field Trip $ due

April 22nd – Field trip to Botanic Gardens


Lunch:


Mon. – Ham & Cheese Croissant or

chicken noodle soup w/ grilled cheese sandwich          

Tues. – grilled chicken salad or beef-a-roni

Wed. – baked potato or cheeseburger

Thurs. – chicken fajita salad or chicken fajita nachos

Friday – fish nuggets or BBQ meatballs



Weekly Skills February 16 - 19
Due Date: 2/19/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

Feb. 16 - 19

 

Reading – recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question

 

Spelling: stage, barge, gorge, large, charge, lounge, sponge, hinge, cringe, merge, China, monk, Asia, difference, similar

Vocabulary: 

1. typhoon – violent, tropical storm

2. culture – a way of living, beliefs, and arts for a nation

3. diverse - different

4. ethnic group – people who share common origin, culture, or language

5. temple – building used for prayer and religious services

6. terraced - land that is cut into steplike levels or fields on hillsides

7. fertile – having rich soil that is good for growing crops

8. famine – a time when food supply is cut short; extreme hunger

9. emperor - a ruler of an empire, such as China; a king

10. porcelain – smooth, white pottery

Writing:   opinion writing *OREO*

O-state your Opinion, R – tell your Reason for your opinion, E – Give an Example, O – restate your Opinion                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: irregular plural nouns

Math:measurement, add up to 4 two digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations, add & subtract within 100 and 1,000, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S.: Fables and Folktales From Around the World – Unit 5

 

Special Notes
 

February 19th – Scholastic Book Orders Due

March 14 – 18 – Spring Break!

March 25 & 28 - Easter Holidays

April 1st – Field Trip $ due

April 22nd – Field trip to Botanic Gardens


 

Lunch: 

Mon. – No School

Tues. – chicken salad croissant or fish nuggets

Wed. – chicken tenders

Thurs. – grilled chicken salad or taco dip

Friday – cereal & yogurt plate or steak fingers



Weekly Skills February 8 - 12
Due Date: 2/12/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report 

Feb. 8 - 12

Reading – describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas, concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text; compare and contrast the most important point presented by two texts on the same topic

Spelling: groom, proof, swoop, loose, dear, fear, appear, cheat, breathe, health, bread, reason, because, opinion, believe

Vocabulary: 

1. gourd – a type of fruit that has a hard shell and is used for decoration or eating

2. gallery – an upper floor of seats in a church, usually at the back so people can see the pastor

3. racket – a loud noise

4. squawked – to make a loud cry or screech, like a goose or rooster

5. lanterns – portable lights

6. marshal - a US law enforcement official

7. quail - a small chicken-like bird with brown feathers and a short tail

8. stream – a small river

9. scent- an odor left by a person or animal

10. thicket – a thick group of bushes or trees

11. weary – tired or exhausted 

Writing:   opinion writing *OREO*

O-state your Opinion

R – tell your Reason for your opinion

E – Give an Example

O – restate your Opinion                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: shades of meaning (examples: toss, throw, hurl & thin, slender, skinny, scrawny)

Math:measurement, add up to 4 two digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations, add & subtract within 100 and 1,000, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S.: A Long Journey to Freedom – Unit 4

Special Notes

February 1 - 12 - Jump Rope for Heart (donations due 2/12)

February 11th – Valentine treats and cards due (25 students)

February 12th – MAKE UP DAY for Snow Day

February 15th – NO SCHOOL!

February 19th – Scholastic Book Orders Due

 

Lunch:

Mon. – pizza

Tues. – Grilled chicken salad or taco pie

Wed. – fruit & yogurt plate or chicken fajita philly sandwich

Thurs. –baked potato or sloppy joe

Friday – *will be announced



Weekly Skills February 1 - 5
Due Date: 2/5/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

Feb. 1 - 5

Reading – describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas, concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text; compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic

Spelling: thanked, smashed, pinched, picked, blocked, asked, tossed, crushed, pumped, hunted, station, Canada, escape, passenger, conductor

Vocabulary: 

1. gourd – a type of fruit that has a hard shell and is used for decoration or eating

2. gallery – an upper floor of seats in a church, usually at the back so people can see the pastor

3. racket – a loud noise

4. squawked – to make a loud cry or screech, like a goose or rooster

5. lanterns – portable lights

6. marshal - a US law enforcement official

7. quail - a small chicken-like bird with brown feathers and a short tail

8. stream – a small river

9. scent- an odor left by a person or animal

10. thicket – a thick group of bushes or trees

11. weary – tired or exhausted

 

Writing:   biographies – produce & publish writing                        

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: shades of meaning (examples: toss, throw, hurl & thin, slender, skinny, scrawny)

Math:measurement, add up to 4 two digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations, add & subtract within 100 and 1,000, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S.: A Long Journey to Freedom – Unit 4

 

Special Notes

February 1 - 12 - Jump Rope for Heart (donations due 2/12)

February 11th – Valentine treats and cards due (25 students)

February 12th – MAKE UP DAY for Snow Day

February 19th – Scholastic Book Orders Due

 

Lunch: 

Mon. – ham & cheese or cheeseburger

Tues.Mandarin Chicken Salad or Mandarin Chicken

Wed. – baked potato or hot dog

Thurs. –baked potato or beef taco

Friday – cereal & yogurt or chicken sandwich



Weekly Skills January 25 - 29
Due Date: 1/29/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

January 25 - 29

 

Reading – character point of view

 

Spelling: grain, frail, drain, faint, brain, tray, clay, sway, stray, gray, voice, different, saint, verb, adjective

Vocabulary:


1. hymns – songs of praise or joy

2. blistering – extremely hot

3. protested – to express disagreement through actions or words

4. convinced – to persuade a person that something is right or true

5. threatened - to say you will injure someone

6. segregation – the separation of a race of people

7. declared – announced

8. confide – to show trust by telling secrets to someone

9. swarmed – a large group of people or insects moving into an area

10. annex – another room added to a building; an attic

11. senseless – lacking sense; foolish

12. suffered – felt pain or distress

Writing:   biographies – produce & publish writing                        

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: shades of meaning (examples: toss, throw, hurl & thin, slender, skinny, scrawny)

Math:add up to 4 two digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations, add & subtract within 100 and 1,000, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S.: A Long Journey to Freedom – Unit 4

 

Special Notes

January 26th – Zaxby’s Night & PTA meeting

January 28th – Class Pictures & Science Fair

January 29th – PJ Day – Bring $1 to wear pajamas

February 12th – MAKE UP DAY for snowday

 

Lunch:

Mon. – corn dog or steak fingers

Tues. – grilled chicken salad or vegetable soup

Wed. – baked potato or chicken alfredo

Thurs. – Science Fair (sack lunches in classroom)

Friday – chicken tenders



Weekly Skills January 19 - 22
Due Date: 1/22/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

January 19 - 22

Reading – use digital tools to publish writing, use temporal words when writing narratives

Spelling: Europe, soldier, preach, citizen, rights, march, marsh, harp, sharp, snarl, stern, clerk, serve, nerve, verse

Vocabulary:

1. hymns – songs of praise or joy

2. blistering – extremely hot

3. protested – to express disagreement through actions or words

4. convinced – to persuade a person that something is right or true

5. threatened - to say you will injure someone

6. segregation – the separation of a race of people

7. declared – announced

8. confide – to show trust by telling secrets to someone

9. swarmed – a large group of people or insects moving into an area

10. annex – another room added to a building; an attic

11. senseless – lacking sense; foolish

12. suffered – felt pain or distress

Writing:   biographies – produce & publish writing                        

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: adjectives, adverbs, past tense irregular verbs

Math:word problems, money word problems, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S.: A Long Journey to Freedom – Unit 4

 

Special Notes

 

January 18 – King/Lee Holiday – No School

January 22nd – Scholastic Book Orders Due

January 26th – Zaxby’s Night & PTA meeting

January 28th – Class Pictures & Science Fair

January 29th – PJ Day – Bring $1 to wear pajamas

 


Lunch:

Mon. – NO SCHOOL!

Tues. – personal pan pizza

Wed. – baked potato or beef-a-roni

Thurs. – grilled chicken salad or hamburger pie

Friday – cereal & yogurt or grilled cheese



Weekly Skills January 11-15
Due Date: 1/15/2016
Subject: 2nd Grade

Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

January 11 - 15

 

Reading – use temporal words when writing narratives

 

Spelling: join, noise, spoil, point, choice, voice, joint, moist, void, boil, secret, courage, minister, peace, Germany

Vocabulary: 

1. hymns – songs of praise or joy

2. blistering – extremely hot

3. protested – to express disagreement through actions or words

4. convinced – to persuade a person that something is right or true

5. threatened - to say you will injure someone

6. segregation – the separation of a race of people

7. declared – announced

8. confide – to show trust by telling secrets to someone

9. swarmed – a large group of people or insects moving into an area

10. annex – another room added to a building; an attic

11. senseless – lacking sense; foolish

12. suffered – felt pain or distress

Writing:   narrative writing – produce & publish writing                        

 

Speaking & Listening: share writing

 

English: adjectives, adverbs, past tense irregular verbs

 

Math:tell and write time in 5 minute intervals, use terms a.m. and p.m., money word problems, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies

 

Science & S.S.: A Long Journey to Freedom – Unit 4

 

Special Notes

January 18 – King/Lee Holiday – No School

January 22nd – Scholastic Book Orders Due

January 26th – Zaxby’s Night & PTA meeting

January 28th – Class Pictures & Science Fair

January 29th – PJ Day – Bring $1 to wear pajamas

 

Lunch:

Mon. – chicken salad croissant or fish nuggets

Tues. – munchable or spaghetti

Wed. – BBQ chicken sandwich or cheeseburger

Thurs. – baked potato or chili

Friday – cereal & yogurt, hot dog or chili dog



Weekly Skills December 14 - 18
Due Date: 12/18/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

  Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

December 14 - 18

 

Reading – describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges; know differences in point of view of characters (speaking in a different voice when reading aloud); use illustrations and words in print or digital text to show understanding of characters, setting, and plot.

Spelling: supermarket, rainfall, sunlight, campfire, playground, friendship, bookshelf, horseshoe, butterfly, somewhere, snowman, snowflake, starlight, holiday, sleigh

Vocabulary:


1. information – facts you get from exploring something or that you learn by listening

2. details – a small part of a whole item; information about something

3. pleased – to like; be agreeable

4. spurt – when liquid suddenly gushes in short bursts; a sudden burst of energy         

5. stroke – to pass your hand gently over something

6. forcibly – producing a powerful effect

7. disappoint – to let someone down by failing to do what was expected

 

Writing:   procedural writing (how-to)                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: friendly letters, using commas correctly, compound words, Prefixes, using reference materials (dictionary), homophones, synonyms, antonyms, make connections between words and their uses

Math:tell and write time in 5 minute intervals, use terms a.m. and p.m., graphs (picture & bar), mentally add and subtract 10 or 100 to a number, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, solve one step word problems, review shapes and their attributes

Science & S.S.: Building Bridges (Our new unit)

Special Notes


Dec. 16 – Christmas Bags & Treats Due

Dec. 17 - Yearbook Money Due $35.00

Dec.18 – 2nd grade Christmas Party 12:00-12:45

Dec. 21 – Jan. 1 – Christmas Holidays! NO SCHOOL


 


Lunch:

Mon. – hot dog or chicken alfredo

Tues.Grilled Chicken Salad or White Chicken Chili

Wed. – baked potato or BBQ sandwich

Thurs. – chicken tenders

Friday – cook’s choice

 


REMINDER!!!

All parents are invited to our Christmas party on Dec. 18th. Make sure to mark your calendars!

Yearbook Sales Extended – December 17th - FINAL DUE DATE – cost $35.00



Weekly Skills December 7 - 11
Due Date: 12/11/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

       Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

December 7 - 11

Reading – describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges; know differences in point of view of characters (speaking in a different voice when reading aloud); use illustrations and words in print or digital text to show understanding of characters, setting, and plot.

Spelling: pack, back, stack, smack, crack, truck, stuck, sick, neck, clock, heading, greeting, body, closing, signature

Vocabulary:

1. information – facts you get from exploring something or that you learn by listening

2. details – a small part of a whole item; information about something

3. pleased – to like; be agreeable

4. spurt – when liquid suddenly gushes in short bursts; a sudden burst of energy         

5. stroke – to pass your hand gently over something

6. forcibly – producing a powerful effect

7. disappoint – to let someone down by failing to do what was expected

Writing:   procedural writing (how-to)                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: friendly letters, using commas correctly, compound words, Prefixes, using reference materials (dictionary), homophones, synonyms, antonyms, make connections between words and their uses

Math:tell and write time in 5 minute intervals, use terms a.m. and p.m., graphs (picture & bar), mentally add and subtract 10 or 100 to a number, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, solve one step word problems, review shapes and their attributes

Science & S.S.: Building Bridges (Our new unit)

Special Notes

Dec. 3 – 10 – Scholastic Book Fair

(Mrs. Dove’s Class Thursday, 12/10 8:40 – 9:30)

Dec. 16 – Christmas Bags & Treats Due

Dec. 17 - Yearbook Money Due $35.00

Dec.18 – 2nd grade Christmas Party 12:00-12:45

 Dec. 21 – Jan. 1 – Christmas Holidays! NO SCHOOL


 

Lunch:

Mon. – yogurt & sandwich or steak fingers

Tues.Grilled Chicken Salad or Huntington Chicken

Wed. – baked potato or grilled cheese

Thurs. – taco salad or beef taco

Friday – fruit & yogurt plate or pancakes

 REMINDER!!!

All parents are invited to our Christmas party on Dec. 18th. Make sure to mark your calendars!

Yearbook Sales Extended – December 17th - FINAL DUE DATE – cost $35.00



Weekly Skills Nov. 30 - Dec. 4
Due Date: 12/4/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

November 30 – December 4

 

Reading – describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges; know differences in point of view of characters (speaking in a different voice when reading aloud); use illustrations and words in print or digital text to show understanding of characters, setting, and plot.

Spelling: slide, pride, smile, prize, shine, glide, chime, prime, stripe, spike, dislike, replay, unable, pretest, misplace

Vocabulary:

1. dupatta – a head scarf

2. orchard – a place where a group of fruit or nut trees grow

3. jolt – to push or shake roughly

4. shepherd – a person who cares for sheep

5. binoculars - a device used to make distant objects closer

6. harp – a stringed musical instrument

7. girders – a very large beam

8. scaffolding – support by placing on a raised platform

9. squish – to squeeze or smash

10. speck – a tiny little spot

 

Writing:   procedural writing (how-to)                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: Prefixes, using reference materials (dictionary), homophones, synonyms, antonyms, make connections between words and their uses

Math:tell and write time in 5 minute intervals, use terms a.m. and p.m., graphs (picture & bar), mentally add and subtract 10 or 100 to a number, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, solve one step word problems, review shapes and their attributes

Science & S.S.: Building Bridges (Our new unit)

Special Notes


Dec. 3 – “See a Saint, Be a Saint” 6-8 pm

Dec. 3 – 10 – Scholastic Book Fair

Dec. 17 - Yearbook Money Due $35.00

Dec.18 – 2nd grade Christmas Party 12:00-12:45


 

Lunch:

Mon. – pizza

Tues. – Grilled Chicken Salad or Mandarin Orange Chicken w/brown rice

Wed. – Fruit & Yogurt plate or Corn Dog

Thurs. – Baked Potato or Sloppy Joe

Friday – Cereal & Yogurt or Cheeseburger

 REMINDER!!!

All parents are invited to our Christmas party on Dec. 18th. Make sure to mark your calendars!

Yearbook Sales Extended – December 17th - FINAL DUE DATE – cost $35.00



Weekly Skills November 16 - 20
Due Date: 11/20/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

November 16-20

Reading – describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges; know differences in point of view of characters (speaking in a different voice when reading aloud); use illustrations and words in print or digital text to show understanding of characters, setting, and plot.

Spelling: rake, pane, maze, whale, shame, grade, chase, shave, trade, brave, disagree, rewrite, preview, unhappy, overheard

Vocabulary:

1. dupatta – a head scarf

2. orchard – a place where a group of fruit or nut trees grow

3. jolt – to push or shake roughly

4. shepherd – a person who cares for sheep

5. binoculars - a device used to make distant objects closer

6. harp – a stringed musical instrument

7. girders – a very large beam

8. scaffolding – support by placing on a raised platform

9. squish – to squeeze or smash

10. speck – a tiny little spot

Writing:   procedural writing (how-to)                      

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: Prefixes, using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, adjectives, parts of a sentence, make connections between words and their uses, synonyms and antonyms

Math:graphs (picture & bar), mentally add and subtract 10 or 100 to a number, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, solve one step word problems, review shapes and their attributes

Science & S.S.: Building Bridges (Our new unit)

Special Notes


Nov. 20 – Scholastic Book orders due

Nov. 23 – 27 – Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 3 – “See a Saint, Be a Saint” 6-8 pm

Dec. 3 – 10 – Scholastic Book Fair

Dec.18 – 2nd grade Christmas Party 12:00-12:45
 

Lunch:

Mon. – yogurt & sandwich or fish nuggets

Tues. – Grilled Chicken Salad or Taco Soup

Wed. SACK LUNCH due to the Reading Fair (Lunch will be in our classroom today!)

Thurs. – Baked Potato or Beef-A-Roni

Friday – Cereal & Yogurt or Chicken Fajita Taco

 REMINDER!!!

We are out of school next week for Thanksgiving Break! We hope you have a fun, safe holiday J

All parents are invited to our Christmas party on Dec. 18th. Make sure to mark your calendars!



Weekly Skills November 9 - 13
Due Date: 11/13/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

November 9 - 13

Reading – describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges; know differences in point of view of characters (speaking in a different voice when reading aloud); use illustrations and words in print or digital text to show understanding of characters, setting, and plot.

Spelling: rented, dented, hunted, rested, landed, tested, dashed, crushed, helped, thanked, character, plot, setting, problem, solution

Vocabulary:

1. dupatta – a head scarf

2. orchard – a place where a group of fruit or nut trees grow

3. jolt – to push or shake roughly

4. shepherd – a person who cares for sheep

5. binoculars - a device used to make distant objects closer

6. harp – a stringed musical instrument

7. girders – a very large beam

8. scaffolding – support by placing on a raised platform

9. squish – to squeeze or smash

10. speck – a tiny little spot


Writing:   procedural writing                        

Speaking & Listening: share writing

English: collective nouns, using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, adjectives, parts of a sentence, make connections between words and their uses, synonyms and antonyms

Math:graphs (picture & bar) mentally add and subtract 10 or 100 to a number, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, explaining why strategies work

Science & S.S.: Wild West

Special Notes


Nov. 10th – Progress Reports

Nov. 12th – Second Grade Musical @ 7:30

Nov. 16th – Last day to order a Yearbook $35

Nov. 20 – Scholastic Book orders due

Nov. 23 – 27 – Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 3rd – “See a Saint, Be a Saint” 6-8 pm

Dec. 3 – 10 – Scholastic Book Fair


 



Lunch:

Mon. – pizza

Tues. – yogurt & sandwich or catfish

Wed. – chicken sandwich

Thurs. – Thanksgiving Feast (chicken & dressing)

Friday – pimento cheese croissant

 


REMINDER!!!

This week ONLY!

Our lunch time has changed to 11:55 – 12:20. You are welcome to join us.



Weekly Skills Nov. 2-6
Due Date: 11/6/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  identify the main purpose of a text and know what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe; explain how images contribute to and clarify text

Spelling: judge, bridge, pledge, badge, ledge, match, catch, ditch, scratch, arch, stretch, diagram, label, clarify, picture

 

Vocabulary: 

 1. cunning - a clever or tricky person

2. embraced - hugged

3. dusk – time of day after sunset when it is nearly dark

4. latch – lock or fastening for a door

5. squatters – people who live on someone’s land without permission

6. stake – thick, pointed post that can be driven into the ground

7. exhausted – very tired

8. mounted – to get on or climb up; to rise

9. ruckus – a disturbance

10. mysterious – very hard to explain or understand

 Writing: procedural writing

 English collective nouns, using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation, capitalization, synonyms, and antonyms

 Math: mentally add and subtract 10 or 100 to a number, compare 3 digit numbers using ( >, <, =), skip counting by 5s, 10s, and 100s, identify coins and their value, use the $ and ¢ symbols correctly, and show multiple combinations of coins or dollars for a given value, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, explaining why strategies work

Science & S.S: Wild West

  

Special Notes 

 

Nov. 3rd – Student Holiday

Nov. 12th – Second Grade Musical

Nov. 16th – Last day to order a Yearbook $35

Nov. 23 – 27 – Thanksgiving Break

 

Homework is due every Friday

 It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.  If you know they will be absent, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.

  

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. – munchable or corn dog

Tues. – NO SCHOOL!

Wed. – cereal & yogurt or hamburger

 Thurs. – chicken tenders

Friday – baked potato (BBQ or cheese) or BBQ Nachos



Weekly Skills Oct. 26 - 30
Due Date: 10/27/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

Oct. 26-30

Reading – recount stories including fables and folktales from diverse cultures and determine their central message, lesson, or moral, comparing different versions of stories

Spelling: fame, blame, same, tame, game, flame, frame, name, became, scary, haunt, ghost, costume, trick, treat

Vocabulary:

1. cunning - a clever or tricky person

2. embraced - hugged

3. dusk – time of day after sunset when it is nearly dark

4. latch – lock or fastening for a door

5. squatters – people who live on someone’s land without permission

6. stake – thick, pointed post that can be driven into the ground

7. exhausted – very tired

8. mounted – to get on or climb up; to rise

9. ruckus – a disturbance

10. mysterious – very hard to explain or understand


Writing:   personal narratives                        

Speaking & Listening: share personal narratives

English: collective nouns, using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, adjectives, parts of a sentence, make connections between words and their uses, synonyms and antonyms

Math:shapes (triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, trapezoids), bar graphs, picture graph, skip counting by 5s, 10s, and 100s, identify coins and their value, use the $ and ¢ symbols correctly, and show multiple combinations of coins or dollars for a given value, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, explaining why strategies work

 Science & S.S.: Wild West

Special Notes

Oct. 27th – Last day to order Halloween Candygrams

Oct. 29th – Field Trip (sack lunch & drink)

Oct. 30th – Book Character Parade & Box Tops Due

Nov. 3rd – Student Holiday

Nov. 12th – Second Grade Musical

Nov. 16th – Last day to order a Yearbook $35

Nov. 23 – 27 – Thanksgiving Break

Lunch:

Mon. – yogurt & uncrustable or Catfish

Tues. – loaded baked potato or cheesy chicken over rice

Wed. – ham and cheese slider or hot dog

Thurs. – vegetable beef soup

Friday – yogurt & uncrustable or pancakes

 It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.   If you know they will be out, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.




Weekly Skills Oct. 19-23
Due Date: 10/17/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  author’s purpose (PIE – Persuade, Inform, or Entertain) text features, recount stories including fables and folktales from diverse cultures and determine their central message, lesson, or moral, comparing different versions of stories

Spelling: gaggle, school, hives, zeal, group, stung, flung, sprung, fang, slang, sprang, fling, sting, slung, bring

 

Vocabulary: 

 1. cunning - a clever or tricky person

2. embraced - hugged

3. dusk – time of day after sunset when it is nearly dark

4. latch – lock or fastening for a door

5. squatters – people who live on someone’s land without permission

6. stake – thick, pointed post that can be driven into the ground

7. exhausted – very tired

8. mounted – to get on or climb up; to rise

9. ruckus – a disturbance

10. mysterious – very hard to explain or understand

 Writing: personal narratives

 English collective nouns, using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation, capitalization, synonyms, and antonyms

 Math: shapes (triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, trapezoids), bar graphs, picture graph, skip counting by 5s, 10s, and 100s, identify coins and their value, use the $ and ¢ symbols correctly, and show multiple combinations of coins or dollars for a given value, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, explaining why strategies work

Science & S.S: Wild West

  

Special Notes 

 

 

Oct. 19–23 – Spirit Week!

(Mon. Socks & Shades, Tues. – Tacky Day, Wed. – Collegiate, Thurs. – Western, Fri. – Black & Gold)

Oct. 23rd – “Be a Champion – READ” contest ends

Oct. 27th – Last day to order Halloween Candygrams

Oct. 29th – Field Trip (sack lunch & drink)

Oct. 30th – Box Tops Due

Nov. 3rd – Student Holiday

Nov. 12th – Second Grade Musical

Nov. 16th – Last day to order a Yearbook $35

Nov. 23 – 27 – Thanksgiving Break

Homework is due every Friday

 It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.  If you know they will be absent, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.

  

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. – steak fingers or corn dog

Tues. – loaded baked potato or meatball sub

Wed. – grilled chicken salad or chicken sandwich

 Thurs. – taco salad or nacho grande

Friday – cereal & yogurt – pizza in bread bowl

 



Weekly Skills Oct. 13 - 16
Due Date: 10/16/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  author’s purpose (PIE – Persuade, Inform, or Entertain) text features, recount stories including fables and folktales from diverse cultures and determine their central message, lesson, or moral, comparing different versions of stories

 Vocabulary: 

 1. cunning - a clever or tricky person

2. embraced - hugged

3. dusk – time of day after sunset when it is nearly dark

4. latch – lock or fastening for a door

5. squatters – people who live on someone’s land without permission

6. stake – thick, pointed post that can be driven into the ground

7. exhausted – very tired

8. mounted – to get on or climb up; to rise

9. ruckus – a disturbance

10. mysterious – very hard to explain or understand

 Writing: personal narratives

 English using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation, capitalization, synonyms, and antonyms

 Math: shapes (triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, trapezoids), bar graphs, picture graph, skip counting by 5s, 10s, and 100s, identify coins and their value, use the $ and ¢ symbols correctly, and show multiple combinations of coins or dollars for a given value, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, explaining why strategies work

Science & S.S: Wild West

  

Special Notes

  

 

 

Oct. 16th – Picture Money & Scholastic orders due

 

Oct. 19–23 – Spirit Week!

 

(Mon. Socks & Shades, Tues. – Tacky Day, Wed. – Collegiate, Thurs. – Western, Fri. – Black & Gold)

 

Oct. 23rd – “Be a Champion – READ” contest ends

 

Oct. 27th – Last day to order Halloween Candygrams

 

Oct. 29th – Field Trip (sack lunch & drink)

 

Oct. 30th – Box Tops Due

 

Nov. 3rd – Student Holiday

 

Nov. 12th – Second Grade Musical

 

Nov. 16th – Last day to order a Yearbook $35

 

Nov. 23 – 27 – Thanksgiving Break

Homework is due every Friday

 It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.  If you know they will be absent, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.

  

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. – NO SCHOOL!

 

Tues. – yogurt & sandwich or corn dog nuggets

 

Wed. – loaded baked potato or spaghetti

 

Thurs. – munchable or chicken & dumplings

 

Friday – cereal & yogurt - hamburger

 

 

 



Weekly Skills Oct. 5 - 9
Due Date: 10/9/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  author’s purpose (PIE – Persuade, Inform, or Entertain) text features, context clues, main idea, 5 W & H words (who, what, when, where, why, & how), and  comparing different versions of stories

 Vocabulary: 

 1. livestock - animals kept or raised on a farm

2. buckaroo - a cowboy

3. drover – a cowboy who “drives” cattle to market

4. lariat – a rope used to catch (lasso) cattle

5. occupation – a person’s job

6. herd – a group of cattle

7. infamous – famous for bad deeds

8. steer – a young male cattle

9. witnessed – to have seen or to know what happened


 Writing: personal narratives

 English using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation, capitalization, synonyms, and antonyms

 Math: shapes (triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, trapezoids), bar graphs, picture graph, skip counting by 5s, 10s, and 100s, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, explaining why strategies work

Science & S.S: Wild West

  

Special Notes

  

Oct. 8th – Fundraiser Pickup 3-6 pm

Oct. 9th – Field Trip $ due $10.50

Oct. 12th – Columbus Day – no school

Oct. 16thPicture Money & Scholastic orders due

Oct. 23rd“Be a Champion – READ” contest ends

Oct. 29th – Field Trip (sack lunch & drink)

Oct. 30th – Box Tops Due

Nov. 3rd – Student Holiday

Nov. 12th – Second Grade Musical

Nov. 23 – 27 – Thanksgiving Break 

Homework is due every Friday

 It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.  If you know they will be absent, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.

  

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. – pizza

 

Tues. – loaded baked potato or chili

 

Wed. – chili dog, hot dog or grilled chicken sandwich

 

 Thurs. – chicken tenders

Friday yogurt & sandwich or pancakes & sausage

 

 



Weekly Skills Sept. 28 - Oct. 2
Due Date: 10/2/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  context clues, text features (captions, bold print, subheading, glossary, heading, index, electronic menus, icons), main idea, 5 W & H words (who, what, when, where, why, & how)

Vocabulary: 

 1. livestock - animals kept or raised on a farm

2. buckaroo - a cowboy

3. drover – a cowboy who “drives” cattle to market

4. lariat – a rope used to catch (lasso) cattle

5. occupation – a person’s job

6. herd – a group of cattle

7. infamous – famous for bad deeds

8. steer – a young male cattle

9. witnessed – to have seen or to know what happened


  Writing: personal narratives

 English using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation, capitalization, synonyms, and antonyms

 Math: shapes (triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, trapezoids), bar graphs, picture graph, skip counting by 5s, 10s, and 100s, fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies, explaining why strategies work

Science & S.S: Wild West

  

Special Notes

  

                                     Oct. 9th – Field Trip $ due $10.50

 

                                  Oct. 12th – Columbus Day – no school

 

                                      Oct. 16th – Picture Money Due

 

                                           Oct. 29th – Field Trip

                                         Oct. 31st – Box Tops Due

 

                                 Nov. 12th – Second Grade Musical

 

                                Nov. 23 – 27 – Thanksgiving Break

Homework is due every Friday

 It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.  If you know they will be absent, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.

  

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. – yogurt & uncrustable or fish nuggets

Tues. – loaded baked potato or ham & cheese slider

Wed. – grilled chicken salad or chicken alfredo pasta

Thurs. – yogurt & uncrustable or vegetable beef soup

Friday – yogurt & cereal or chicken sandwich



Weekly Skills September 21-25
Due Date: 9/25/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  text features (captions, bold print, subheading, glossary, heading, index, electronic menus, icons), main idea, 5 W & H words (who, what, when, where, why, & how)

Spelling: splash, trash, smash, clash, slash, shun, shrub, shrug, plush, blush, cowboy, cattle, rope, herd, lasso

Vocabulary: 

 1. livestock - animals kept or raised on a farm

2. buckaroo - a cowboy

3. drover – a cowboy who “drives” cattle to market

4. lariat – a rope used to catch (lasso) cattle

5. occupation – a person’s job

6. herd – a group of cattle

7. infamous – famous for bad deeds

8. steer – a young male cattle

9. witnessed – to have seen or to know what happened


  Writing: personal narratives

 English using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation, capitalization, synonyms, and antonyms

 Math: place value, read & write numbers to 1,000 using base 10 numbers, number names, and expanded form, odd/even and add, number line, one step word problems,  & subtract within 20 using mental strategies, explain why strategies work

Science & S.S: Seasons

  

Special Notes

  

Oct. 12th - Columbus Day - No School

Oct. 31st - Last day to bring Box Tops

November 12th - 2nd Grade Musical

Homework is due every Friday

 It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.  If you know they will be absent, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.

 

 

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. – chicken salad plate or pizza

 

Tues. – loaded baked potato or chicken sandwich

 

Wed. – yogurt & uncrustable or Sloppy Joe

 

Thurs. – munchable or chicken spaghetti

 

Friday – yogurt & cereal or hamburger

 

 

 

 

 



Weekly Skills Sept. 14 - 18
Due Date: 9/18/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  text features (captions, bold print, subheading, glossary, heading, index, electronic menus, icons), main idea, 5 W & H words (who, what, when, where, why, & how)

Spelling: lump, pump, jump, dump, plump, blend, spend, trend, spent, crept, swept, spicy, crunchy, juicy, rough

Vocabulary: 

1. disguise - to change your appearance; camouflage 

2. source - where something comes from

3. evergreen - a tree, bush, or plant that has green leaves all year

4. tropical - hot and humid

5. conifer - an evergreen tree or shrub that bears cones

6. pollination - transferring pollen from the stamen to the pistol of a plant

7. germination - when a seed sprouts and begins to grow

8. frantically - in a hurry or in a very excited way

9. plow - to break or turn over earth with a plow

10. forecast - to predict the weather

  Writing: personal narratives

 English using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation, capitalization

 Math: place value, read & write numbers to 1,000 using base 10 numbers, number names, and expanded form, odd/even and add, number line, one step word problems,  & subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S: Seasons

  

Special Notes

  

Keep sending Box Tops in! We have collected over 600 so far! Way to go!!!!!

Homework is due every Friday

 It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.  If you know they will be absent, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.

 

Wish List

candy & treasure box items

                                        sticky notes

 

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

 Mon. – chicken tenders

Tues. – loaded baked potato or Mandarin Orange Chicken w/rice

Wed. – taco salad or nacho grande

Thurs. – grilled chicken salad or cheesy chicken & rice

Friday – yogurt & cereal or corn dog



Weekly Skills Sept. 8-11
Due Date: 9/11/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

 

ELA:

Reading:  text features (captions, bold print, subheading, glossary, heading, index, electronic menus, icons), main idea, 5 W & H words (who, what, when, where, why, & how)

Spelling: hint, clip, slid, trip, drift, swift, crisp, twist, strip, script, eighteen, nineteen, forty, fifty, sixty

Vocabulary: 

1. disguise - to change your appearance; camouflage 

2. source - where something comes from

3. evergreen - a tree, bush, or plant that has green leaves all year

4. tropical - hot and humid

5. conifer - an evergreen tree or shrub that bears cones

6. pollination - transferring pollen from the stamen to the pistol of a plant

7. germination - when a seed sprouts and begins to grow

8. frantically - in a hurry or in a very excited way

9. plow - to break or turn over earth with a plow

10. equator - an imaginary line that runs around the middle of the Earth

11. climate - the usual temperature and weather in a particular place

12. forecast - to predict the weather

13. season - one of the 4 parts of the year (spring, summer, winter, fall)

14. hemisphere - half of the earth

15. migrate - animals moving from one area to another, especially when the seasons change (birds fly south for the winter)

 

  Writing: personal narratives

 English using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation, capitalization

 Math: place value, read & write numbers to 1,000 using base 10 numbers, number names, and expanded form, odd/even and add, number line, one step word problems,  & subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S: Seasons

  

Special Notes

  Homework is due every Friday

 It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.  If you know they will be absent, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.

Wish List

candy & treasure box items

                                        sticky notes

 

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

 Mon. – No School!

Tues. – Pizza

Wed. – loaded baked potato or hamburger

Thurs. – yogurt & uncrustable or John Wayne dip *taco dip

Friday – yogurt & cereal or fish nuggets



Weekly Skills - August 31 - Sept. 4
Due Date: 9/4/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  main idea, 5 W & H words (who, what, when, where, why, & how)

Spelling: trump, gulf, thrust, bunch, stump, crunch, chug, grunt, trust, spun, eleven, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen

Vocabulary: 

1. equator - an imaginary line that runs around the middle of the Earth

2. climate - the usual temperature and weather in a particular place

3. carnivore - an animal that eats meat

4. herbivore - an animal that eats mainly plants

5. season - one of the 4 parts of the year (spring, summer, winter, fall)

6. hemisphere - half of the earth

7. migrate - animals moving from one area to another, especially when the seasons change (birds fly south for the winter)

 

  Writing: personnal narratives

 English using reference materials (dictionary), nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation, capitalization

 Math: place value, read & write numbers to 1,000 using base 10 numbers, number names, and expanded form, odd/even and add, number line, one step word problems,  & subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S: Seasons

  

Special Notes

  Homework is due every Friday

*September 7 - Labor Day - No School!

 

Wish List

candy & treasure box items

                                 sticky notes

 

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

 Mon. – ham & cheese or corn dog nuggets

Tues. – loaded baked potato or fish tacos

Wed. – cereal & yogurt or hot dog

Thurs. – grilled chicken salad or beef-a-roni

Friday – yogurt & uncrustable or steak fingers



Weekly Skills - August 24 - 28
Due Date: 8/28/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  5 W & H words (who, what, when, where, why, & how)

Spelling: twelve, twenty, thirteen, hundred, thirty, Earth, east, west, north, south, who, what, when, where, why

Vocabulary: 

1. equator - an imaginary line that runs around the middle of the Earth

2. climate - the usual temperature and weather in a particular place

3. carnivore - an animal that eats meat

4. herbivore - an animal that eats mainly plants

 

  Writing: personnal narratives

 English nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation, capitalization

 Math: odd/even and add, number line, one step word problems,  & subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S: Seasons

  

Special Notes

  Homework is due every Friday

 

 

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

 Mon. – chicken salad in a bread bowl or personal pan pizza

Tues. – loaded baked potato or hamburger

Wed. – grilled chicken salad or chicken alfredo

Thurs. – chef salad or steak fingers

Friday – yogurt & cereal or chicken sandwich (spicy or breaded)



Weekly Skills August 17 - 21
Due Date: 8/21/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  5 W & H words (who, what, when, where, why, & how)

Spelling: damp, clamp, stamp, plant, slant, stand, brand, craft, draft, bland, winter, spring, summer, fall, autumn

Vocabulary: 

1. profit - money left over after expenses are paid

2. debt - something that is owed (money)

3. harvest - to gather crops

4. billow - to rise up or swell out

5. fledgling - a young bird ready to fly for the first time

6. crouch - to bend down near the ground

7. crocuses - a plant with bright yellow, white, or purple flowers

  Writing: personnal narratives

 English nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation

 Math: odd/even and add & subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S: Seasons

  

Special Notes

  Homework is due every Friday

August 17th - Parent Night 6:30 - 7:30

Second Grade Fees - $11.00

 

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

 Mon. – yogurt & uncrustable or fish nuggets

Tues. – loaded baked potato or ham & cheese

Wed. – chef salad or Mandarin Orange Chicken with rice

Thurs. – taco salad or beefy nacho grande

Friday – yogurt & cereal or grilled chicken sandwich



Weekly Skills - August 10 -14
Due Date: 8/14/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

 

 

ELA:

Reading:  5 W & H words (who, what, when, where, why, & how)

Spelling: No Spelling Words this week

Vocabulary: No new words this week!

  Writing: personnal narratives

 English nouns, verbs, sentence types, parts of a sentence, punctuation

 Math: odd/even and add & subtract within 20 using mental strategies

Science & S.S: Seasons

  

Special Notes

  Homework is due every Friday

August 17th - Parent Night 6:30 - 7:30

Second Grade Fees - $11.00

 

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

  

 

 

Lunch:

 Mon. – stuffed crust pizza

Tues. – grilled chicken salad or spaghetti

Wed. – loaded baked potato or grilled chicken sandwich

Thurs. – chicken nuggets

Friday – yogurt & cereal or corn dog


 

 



Weekly Skills May 11 - 15
Due Date: 5/15/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  health, poetry, author's purpose

Spelling: ticket, cricket, rocket, racket, picket, freckle, hackle, tackle, shackle, trickle, facial, social, crucial, commercial, special

Vocabulary: No new words this week!

  Writing: writing and publishing research papers

 English use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same
root (example: add – addition, additional)

 Math: fact fluency 50 problems in 5 minutes, line plots, measurment, word problems,  number lines, and place value

  

Special Notes

  May 21st – Awards Day @ 8:00 (in classroom)

May 21st – Color Run @ 8:30 – 9:10

May 21st – Students’ Last Day 60% day – dismissal @ 11:15

 

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

 

We have students with nut allergies this year! Please take that into consideration when sending treats for the class. We want everyone to be able to enjoy. A few nut free alternatives include: skittles, suckers, fruit snacks, fruit cups, fruit rollups, gold fish crackers, chips, Oreos (original or golden), Hunt's pudding cups, etc.

 

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. – yogurt & uncrustable or ham & cheese croissant

Tues. – chef salad or beef-a-roni

Wed. – munchable or grilled cheese

Thurs. – chef salad or nacho grande

Friday – hamburger or cheeseburger


 

 



Weekly Skills May 4 - 8
Due Date: 5/8/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  health, poetry, author's purpose

Spelling: kidney, chimney, jersey, attorney, trolley, bought, fought, thought, brought, ought, breathe, exercise, strength, healthy, fitness

Vocabulary: No new words this week!

  Writing: writing and publishing research papers

 English reflexive pronouns, using apostrophes in possessives & contractions

 Math: fact fluency 50 problems in 5 minutes, line plots, measurment, word problems, and place value

  

Special Notes

May 4 – 8 – Teacher Appreciation Week

May 21st – Field Day @ 8:30 – 10:30

May 21st – Awards Day @ 10:30 (in classroom)

May 21st – Students’ Last Day

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

 

We have students with nut allergies this year! Please take that into consideration when sending treats for the class. We want everyone to be able to enjoy. A few nut free alternatives include: skittles, suckers, fruit snacks, fruit cups, fruit rollups, gold fish crackers, chips, Oreos (original or golden), Hunt's pudding cups, etc.

 

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. – chicken nuggets

Tues. – chicken fajitas

Wed. – loaded baked potato or corn dog nuggets

Thurs. – chef salad or spaghetti

Friday – BBQ chicken sandwich




weekly Skills April 27 - May 1
Due Date: 5/1/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

April 27 – May 1

 

Reading:health & poetry

Spelling: phase, phone, graph, dolphin, atmosphere, nestle, wrestle, bristle, hustle, whistle, vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber, calories

Vocabulary:

NO NEW WORDS THIS WEEK!


Writing:   writing research paper

Speaking & Listening: share research information

English: reflexive pronouns, using apostrophes in possessives & contractions

Math:fact fluency 50 problems in 5 minutes, line plots, measurement, word problems

 

 

Special Notes

April 28th – Field Trip to the Botanic Gardens! Students will need a sack lunch and drink from home unless a sack lunch was previously ordered through the cafeteria.

May 4 – 8 – Teacher Appreciation Week

May 21st – Field Day @ 8:30 – 10:30

May 21st – Awards Day @ 10:30 (in classroom)

May 21st – Students’ Last Day

 

 

*It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.   If you know they will be out, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.

 

 

 

 

Lunch:


Mon. – yogurt & uncrustable or spicy chicken sandwich    

Tues. – chef salad or chicken fajitas

Wed. – chicken fajita salad or hot dog

Thurs.lasagna

Friday – pizza




Weekly Skills April 20 - 24
Due Date: 4/24/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

                      Mrs. Dove & Mrs. White’s

Weekly Report

 

April 20 - 24

 

Reading:health

Spelling: muscle, stomach, intestines, nerves, skeleton, piece, chief, brief, field, shield, argue, rescue, tissue, issue, value

Vocabulary:

NO NEW WORDS THIS WEEK!


Writing:   writing research paper

Speaking & Listening: share research information

English: reflexive pronouns, using apostrophes in possessives & contractions

Math:fact fluency 50 problems in 5 minutes, line plots, measurement, word problems

 

 

Special Notes

April 24th – Scholastic Book Orders Due!

April 28th – Field Trip to the Botanic Gardens

May 4 – 8 – Teacher Appreciation Week

May 21st – Field Day @ 8:30 – 10:30

May 21st – Awards Day @ 10:30 (in classroom)

May 21st – Students’ Last Day

 

 

*It is very important that your child comes to school on the days it is in session.   If you know they will be out, please let us know so that make-up work can be prepared and picked up in the office.

 

 

 

 

Lunch:


Mon. – steak fingers      

Tues. – chef salad or beefy nacho grande

Wed. – yogurt & uncrustable or ham & cheese

Thurs.chef salad or John Wayne casserole

Friday – munchable or hamburger/cheeseburger




weekly Skills April 13 - 17
Due Date: 4/17/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  poetry

 

Vocabulary: 

1. slinking – to move in a quiet, sly manner; to sneak

2.spied – to have observed (look at) secretly

3. scattered – to separate and go in different directions

4. spiraled – move in a spiral or zigzag course

5. parachute – a device that fills with air and slows your fall

6. griddle – a flat, metal surface used for cooking

7. limousine – a large passenger vehicle usually driven by a chauffeur

8. cowered – to be crouched or curled up in fear

9. threshold – a narrow piece of wood across the floor in a doorway

10. forlornly – looking sad or lonely


 Writing: writing and publishing opinion pieces

 English:  reflexive pronouns, using apostrophes in possessives & contractions

 

 Math:   two step word problems,  fact fluency 50 problems in 5 minutes, arrays

 

  

Special Notes 

April 28th – Field Trip to the Botanic Gardens

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

 

We have students with nut allergies this year! Please take that into consideration when sending treats for the class. We want everyone to be able to enjoy. A few nut free alternatives include: skittles, suckers, fruit snacks, fruit cups, fruit rollups, gold fish crackers, chips, Oreos (original or golden), Hunt's pudding cups, etc.

 

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. – yogurt & uncrusable or ham & cheese

Tues. – chef salad or beef-a-roni

Wed. – munchable or grilled chicken sandwich

Thurs.chef salad or beef soft taco

Friday – fish nuggets 

 



Weekly Skills April 7 - 10
Due Date: 4/10/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

ELA:

Reading:  poetry

Vocabulary: 

 NO NEW WORDS THIS WEEK

 Writing: writing and publishing opinion pieces

 English:compound sentences using conjunctions (FANBOYS: For And Nor But Or Yet So) adjectives and adverbs

 Math:  fractions, two step word problems,  fact fluency 50 problems in 5 minutes, arrays

 

  

Special Notes

April 10th – Field Trip Money Due! $8.42

April 10th – Spring Picture Money Due

April 28th – Field Trip to the Botanic Gardens

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

 

We have students with nut allergies this year! Please take that into consideration when sending treats for the class. We want everyone to be able to enjoy. A few nut free alternatives include: skittles, suckers, fruit snacks, fruit cups, fruit rollups, gold fish crackers, chips, Oreos (original or golden), Hunt's pudding cups, etc.

 

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. – No School!

Tues. – chef salad or sloppy joe slider

Wed. PIZZA PARTY! (The students will receive their normal lunch as well.) Cafeteria is serving: chicken fajita nachos

Thurs.chef salad or spaghetti

Friday – yogurt & uncrustable or corn dog nuggets




Weekly Skills March 23 - 27
Due Date: 3/27/2015
Subject: 2nd Grade

 

ELA:

Reading:  ask and answer who, what, when, where, why, how questions in text and recount stories to determine the central message, lesson, or moral

Spelling: caption, index, glossary, feature, menu, drew, threw, chew, blew, crew, weigh, sleigh, weight, eighty, neighbor

Vocabulary: 

1. broth – thin soup of concentrated meat or fish

2. peasant – a member of a class of persons; of low social rank

3. cider – the juice pressed from fruit, used for drinking (apple cider)

4. banquet – a lavish meal or feast

5. trudged – to walk wearily

6. cellar – an underground room for storage

7. bounded – a leap onward or upward; jump

8. huddled – to come together closely in a group

9. condor – a type of large vulture that lives in North or South America

10. poncho – a cloak that looks like a blanket with a hole in the center for the head

11. alfalfa – a plant related to clover that is used to feed farm animals

12. suitor – a man who courts a woman

13. aroma – a smell that is usually pleasant

14. livid – enraged; furiously angry

 Writing: writing and publishing opinion pieces

 English making compound sentences using conjunctions

 Math:  fractions, two step word problems,  fact fluency 50 problems in 5 minutes

 

  

Special Notes

* April 6 - Make-Up Day

*April 11 - Saturday School - Dismissal @ 11:15

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.

 

 Please note that ALL “graded” papers that are sent home in the Tuesday folder MUST BE signed and returned. We have to keep these papers on file in the classroom until the end of the year.

 

 

 

We have students with nut allergies this year! Please take that into consideration when sending treats for the class. We want everyone to be able to enjoy. A few nut free alternatives include: skittles, suckers, fruit snacks, fruit cups, fruit rollups, gold fish crackers, chips, Oreos (original or golden), Hunt's pudding cups, etc.

 

 

 

Lunch:

Mon. cereal & yogurt or grilled chicken sandwich

Tues. – chicken tenders

Wed. – loaded baked potato or corn dog nuggets

Thurs.beef taco with crispy shell

Fri. – yogurt & uncrustable or fish nuggets