Monday, September 15, 2014

Newsletter 9/15

Reading/Language Arts
This week we will be reading the story, Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night by Cynthia Rylant.  Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night is a realistic fiction story.  Realistic fiction stories tell about made-up events that could happen in real life.  The comprehension strategies we will be focusing on this week are characters and setting.  The vocabulary words for this week are bear, build, couldn't, father, love, mother, and straight.
Spelling Words
1. stop 
2. strap
3. nest
4. hand
5. brave
6. ask
7. clip
8. stream
9. mask
10. twin
11. breeze
12. state
13. brother
14. and
15. went

**Please study these words all week with your child so they are ready for the test at the end of the week.

Monday, September 8, 2014

HALF DAY!!


Reminder - Tuesday, September 9th (tomorrow) is a half day for students.  Dismissal time will be 11:40.

Newsletter - 9/8



Reading/Language Arts
This week we will be reading the story, Exploring Space by Patricia J. Murphy.  Exploring Space is an expository text.  Expository texts tell facts about a topic.  The comprehension strategies we will be focusing on this week are main idea and details.  The vocabulary words for this week are everywhere, live, machines, move, woman, work, and world.
Spelling Words
1. page 
2. nose
3. space
4. size
5. fine
6. mice
7. late
8. huge
9. blaze
10. race
11. rice
12. vote
13. nice
14. like
15. baseball

**Please study these words all week with your child so they are ready for the test at the end of the week.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Newsletter - 9/1/14

Reading/Language Arts
This week we will be reading the story, The Twin Club by Ina Cumpiano.  The Twin Club is a realistic fiction story.  Realistic fiction stories tell about made-up events that could happen in real life.  The comprehension strategies we will be focusing on this week are characters and setting.  The vocabulary words for this week are beautiful, country, friend, front, someone, and somewhere.
Spelling Words
1. drum 
2. rock
3. list
4. desk
5. job
6. sad
7. chop
8. sack
9. tag
10. rib
11. mess
12. dust
13. with
14. have
15. them
16. some

**Please study these words all week with your child so they are ready for the test at the end of the week.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Welcome back!

Welcome back to school second graders!  We have a busy, but fun year ahead of us!