St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

November 13 - 17 Newletter

Students will be working on their Native American homes this week.

Thursday - virtual snack sale

Friday - spirit dress

Religion 

Stewardship Lessons - "Who are you following?"

On Friday students will bring home a "Sunday Scripture Response Sheet" for your family to discuss what they heard in the Readings and Gospel at mass.

Math   

Chapter 3 - Add Two-Digit Numbers 

Lesson 5 - Rewrite Two-Digit Addition, Lesson 6 - Add Three and Four Two-Digit Numbers, Lesson 7 - Problem Solving Strategy: Make a Model, Rocket Math

Reading

Story - Pearl and Wagner - Two Good Friends    

Vocabulary: guess, pretty, science, shoe, village, watch, won

Fantasy

Author's Purpose, Questioning

Spelling Words  

read, feet, easy, deep, seat, party, wheel, leave, windy, sleep, teeth, team

Test - Thursday, November 16

Language Arts  

writing a friendly letter

verbs

antonyms

idioms

Social Studies   

Native American Homes

Pilgrims

Thanksgiving

 

 

 

 

 

November 6 - 10 Newsletter

The Saint Reports were great!

Look for Veterans Day sheet to come home on Monday.

The Morning Offering is due on December 1

Religion   

Blessed

Session 2 - The-Best-Version-Of-Yourself

 The Greatest Commandment, Love One Another, Temptation, Sin, and Grace,Overcoming Temptation, What is Sin?, God's Grace, From the Bible: Adam and Eve, When You Don't Know What to Do?

Test - Friday, November 10

Math  

Chapter 3 - Add Two-Digit Numbers

Lesson 2 - Regroup Ones as Tens, Lesson 3 - Add to a Two-Digit Number, Lesson 4 - Add Two-Digit Numbers, Lesson 5 - Rewrite Two-Digit Addition

Rocket Math

Reading 

Story - One Good Turn Deserves Another

Vocabulary: behind, brought, door, everybody, minute, promise, sorry

Compare and Contrast

Inferring

Possessive Nouns

Spelling Words 

main, wait, say, away, play, raise, brain, paint, stay, today, tray, tail

Test - Wednesday, November 8

Social Studies 

Veterans Day

Inventions

 

 

 

 

October 23 - 27 Newsletter

Red Ribbon Week Activities

***Bring Items for "Stuff the Truck" to benefit Harbor House***

Career Dress Day - Thursday, October 26

Spirit Shirts & Pep Assembly - Friday, October 27 

Religion   

Blessed - Session 1: You Are Blessed

I am Blessed. I am Grateful, Sharing Your Blessings

Session 2: The-Best-Version-of-Yourself

Happiness and Free Will, Making Decisions

Saint Report Sheets will come on Thursday, October 26. It is due on November 2.

Math  

Chapter 5 - Place Value

Lesson 4 - Problem Solving: Using Logical Reasoning, Lesson 5 - Read and Write Numbers to 1,000, Lesson 6 - Count by 5s, 10s, and 100s, Lesson 7 - Compare Numbers to 1,000

Reading  

Story - The Bremen Town Musicans  

Vocabulary: bought, people, pleasant, probably, scared, shall, sign

Cause and Effect

Story Structure

Dialogue, Character Traits

Spelling 

lunch, lunches, story, stories, tune, tunes, switch, switches, baby, babies, note, notes

Test - Thursday, October 26

Science  

Red Ribbon Week - Keeping your body safe from harmful things

Engineering

Language Arts 

plural nouns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 16 - 20 Newsletter

God blessed us with great weather for our field trip to Cowtown, thanks for all your help parents!

Report cards will come home on Wednesday, October 18. Please sign and return the envelope only. 

Virtual snack sale for Guaymas this Thursday, October 19

Religion 

Session 1: You Are Blessed!

Count your Blessings, My Journey with God, From the Bible:Gratitude, I am Blessed. I am Grateful, Sharing Your Blessings

Math     

Chapter 2 Review

Chapter 5 - Place Value to 1,000

Lesson 1 - Hundreds, Lesson 2 - Hundreds, Tens, and Ones, Lesson 3 - Place Value to 1,000

Reading  

Story - Scarcity

Expository Nonfiction

Vocabulary: above, ago, enough, toward, whole, word

Facts & Details

Background Knowledge

Spelling Words    

person, nurse, dirt, turn, birth, serve, curb, curl, skirt, purse, turtle, her

Test - Thursday, Oct. 19

Language Arts

Singular & Plural Nouns

Word Choice

Asking Questions

Social Studies 

Goods & Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 9 - 13 Newsletter

Thanks for attending conferences. I enjoyed visiting with all of you!

Remember Friday is the end of the first quarter.

AR Goal - 3 tests scoring 80% or better at your level is due.

No school Monday, October 9 - teacher inservice

Cowtown field trip - Thursday, October 12

Our Lady of Fatima celebration - Friday, October 13

 

Religion   

We will be reading - Our Lady of Fatima book - Children, Help My Heart to Triumph    

Movie - "The Day the Sun Danced"

We will be praying the rosary with 2B

Math 

 Lesson 6 - Even and Odd Numbers, Lesson 7 - Sums of Equal Numbers,  Fluency practice, 

Vocabulary words: array, equal groups, even, odd, repeated addition, skip count

Reading 

Story - Abraham Lincoln

Vocabulary: certainly, either, great, laugh, second, worst, you're

Informational text

Author's Purpose

Spelling Words 

can't, it's, he's, I'm, didn't, who's, she's, aren't, isn't, haven't, hadn't, I'll

Test - Wednesday, October 11

Language Arts 

contractions

proper nouns

text structure

biography

Social Studies 

history

 

 

 

 

September 25 - 29 Newsletter

After studying drama, students will be performing plays on Friday, September 29 from 10:00 - 11:00 in our classroom. We hope that you can join us!

Religion 

The Great Commandment

The Archangels

Service

Math 

Chapter 2 - Number Patterns

Lesson 1 - Skip Count on a Hundred Chart, Lesson 2 - Skip Count by 2s, 5s, and 10s, Lesson 3 - Problem Solving: Find A Pattern, Check My Progress

Reading 

Story - Tara and Tiree

Vocabulary: break, family, heard, listen, once, pull

Cause and Effect

Summarize

Spelling Words  

hard, born, horse, before, more, smart, farm, porch, corn, chore, score, part

Test - Thursday, September 28

Social Studies

service jobs

Language Arts  

speaking and listening skills

nouns

 

 

 

 

 

September 18 - 22 Newsletter

                     1st Quarter AR Goal:                         

pass 3 tests at your level with a score of 80% or better

We will be sending home information about incentives.

Religion   

Family Life - Unit 5 God's Gift of Community

Lesson 9 - Family Connections, Lesson 10 - More Connections

Math 

Chapter 1 - Applying Addition and Subtraction Concepts

Lesson 13 - Two - Step Word Problems, Addition & Subtraction Fluency, Chapter 1 Review,

Vocabulary: add, addend, subtract, count back, count on, fact family, related facts

Chapter 2 - Number Patterns

Lesson 1 - Skip Count on a Hundreds Chart

Reading 

Story - The Strongest One

Vocabulary: gone, learn, often, pieces, though, together, very

Facts and Details, Predict and Set a Purpose

Spelling Words 

that, wish, patch, when, what, math, them, shape, whale, itch, chase, bunch

Test - Thursday, September 21

Language Arts 

Imperative and Exclamatory Sentences

Speaking and Listening - Reader's Theater

Social Studies 

rights and responsibilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 11 - 15 Newsletter

We have MAP Testing on Monday and Wednesday this week. On Monday we will finish Reading and we will start Math on Wednesday. The tests are at 8:00 both days.

Spirit Dress Thursday, September 14

Religion   

Family Life - Unit 4 God's Gift of Love

Lesson 7 - Showing Our Love, Lesson 8 - Promises

Math  

Lesson 10 - Relate Addition and Subtraction, Lesson 11 - Missing Addends, Lesson 12 - Fact Families, Fluency- (Addition & Subtraction Facts),  Rocket Math

Reading  

Story - A Walk in the Desert  

Vocabulary - animals, early, eyes, full, warm, water

Expository Text, Main Idea and Details, Important Ideas

Spelling Words  

Inflected Endings

dropped, dropping, excited, exciting, lifted, lifting, hugged, hugging, smiled, smiling, talked, talking

Test - Friday, September 15

Language Arts  

Conventions - Declarative and Interrogative Sentences

Writing - revise realistic fiction

Science 

Desert and Rain Forest features

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

September 5 - 8 Newsletter

We will be taking our Reading MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) test on Wednesday morning. Make sure that your child is well rested.

Friday, September 8 - Grandparents Day mass @ 8:00.

Math 

Lesson 8 - Subtract All and Subtract Zero, Lesson 9 - Use Doubles to Subtract, Lesson 10 - Relate Addition and Subtraction, Check My Progress

Religion 

Family Life Book - Unit 3 - God's Gift of Life

New Life, Caring for Life, The Golden Rule

Spelling Words 

Consonant Blends

stop, hand, clip, twin, strap, brave, stream, breeze, nest, ask, mask, state

Test -  Friday, September 8

Reading 

Story - Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night   

Vocabulary - couldn't, love, build, mother, father, bear, straight

Realistic Fiction, Characters & Setting, Story Structure

Language Arts  

predicates, synonyms, writing - realistic fiction

 

 

 

 

August 28 - September 1 Newsletter

DIBELS testing will be on Tuesday.To prepare, have your child read a story, then ask him/her to tell you at least five things about the story they read.

Adoration is on First Friday, September 1 at 9:45, join us if you can!

Religion 

Family Life Book - Unit 2 God's Gift of Self

Catholics Believe - God gives each person gifts to share.

                           With God's help we can make good decisions.

Math  

Chapter 1 - Applying Addition & Subtraction Concepts

Lesson 5 - Add Three Numbers,  Lesson 6 - Problem-Solving Strategy:Write a Number Sentence,  Lesson 7 - Count Back to Subtract,  Lesson 8 - Subtract All and Subtract Zero, Check My Progress

Reading 

Story - Exploring Space with an Astronaut

Expository Text - Main Ideas and Details

Vocabulary: work, live, machines, woman, everywhere, more, world

Spelling Words 

page, nose, space, size, fine, mice, late, huge, blaze, race, rice, vote

Test on Thursday

Social Studies 

Being a responsible citizen 

 

 

 

 

 

August 21 - 25 Newletter

The boys and girls in 2A have been working hard 

to learn all the rules and procedures of our class

and are off to a great start! 

Please have your child pray The Our Father, The Hail Mary, The Glory Be and the Sign of the Cross at home. We will be listening to them recite the prayers this week.

Religion  

Family Life Book

Unit 1 - God's Gift of Family

Lesson 1 - God's Plan, Lesson 2 - Rules and Choices

Math 

Chapter 1 - Applying Addition and Subtraction Concepts

Lesson 1 - Addition Properties,  Lesson 2 - Count on to Add, Lesson 3 - Doubles and Near Doubles,  Lesson 4 - Make a 10

Reading 

Story - The Twin Club

Characters and Setting

Monitor and Clarify

Vocabulary - beautiful, country, friend, front, someone, somewhere

Spelling Words

rock, list, desk, job, sad, chop, sack, tag, rib, mess, dust, drum

Test on Thursday

Language Arts 

Writing sentences

 

 

 

 

 

August 16 - Welcome

Welcome!

It was great meeting you! Thanks for coming to our Open House!

I am looking forward to a great year!