St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

August 20 - 24 Newsletter

Welcome to 2nd Grade!

I am looking forward to a great year with you and your child!

Religion 

Virtues:

obedience, humility, responsibility, patience, honesty, silence, peace, respect and kindness

Math

Chapter 1 - Apply 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

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

Skills - characters and setting

monitor and clarify

Spelling Words

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

Test on Friday

 

 

 

May 21 - 24 Newsletter

Wednesday, May 23 - Field Day Activities 1:30 - 3:00    Students may wear shorts, spirit shirts and tennis shoes.

Thursday, May 24 - Last Day  11:00 Dismissal - students may wear jeans and spirit shirt.

Have a Blessed Summer!

Religion

Blessed Sessions 6 - God's Family

Trusting God, Show What You Know, Journal with Jesus, Final Prayer, Pentecost

Math

Chapter 9 - Data Analysis

My Review, Reflect, 3 Digit Addition and Subtraction with regrouping, retest math facts

Reading 

Story - Grace for President    and    Home Sweet Home

Vocabulary - assembly, election, microphone, rallies, slogan, speeches

Facts and Details

Spelling Words

midair, misplace, mislead, midway, misprint, midday, midweek, misbehave, midyear, mismatch, misdeed, mistake

Language Arts 

Writing Thank You notes

Social Studies

Inventions

May 14 - 18 Newsletter

Thank You!

...so much for all the gifts and kind words given during teacher appreciation week! You are SO generous!

Wednesday, May 16 - Field Trip to  the Cathedral and Buffalo Park

*Remember to bring: a sack lunch, drink and new item to donate to St. Joseph Pastoral Center

Friday, May 18 -  Spirit Dress

Reading

Story - Grace for President 

Vocabulary: assembly, election, microphone, rallies, slogan, speeches

Facts and Details

Predict and Set Purpose

Math 

Chapter 9 - Data Analysis

Lesson 4 - Make a Bar Graph, Lesson 6 - Problem Solving Strategy: Make a Table, Lesson 7 - Make a Line Plot, Check My Progress

Religion 

Session 6 - God's Family

Go Make a Difference, The Power of Prayer, From the Bible: I will be with you always, Trusting God

Spelling Words  

midair, misplace, mislead, midway, misprint, midday, midweek, misbehave, midyear, mismatch, misdeed, mistake

Language Arts  

Multiple - Meaning Words, Dictionary /Glossary

Commas in Compound Sentences

Writing - Word Choice

Science 

Matter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 7 - 11 Newletter

Monday, May 7 - No school

Tuesday, May 8 - Bring religious items to school, Father will bless them.

Wednesday, May 9 - DIBELS Testing

Religion

Blessed Session 6 - God's Family

Made for a Mission, Your Parish Family, Go Make a Difference

Math 

Chapter 9- Data Analysis

Lesson 6 - Problem Solving Strategy: Make a Table,  Lesson 1 - Take a Survey,  Lesson 2 - Make a Picture Graph,  Make a mirror image using pattern blocks

Reading  

Story - Cowboys  

Vocabulary: campfire, cattle, cowboy, galloped, herd, railroad, trails

Sequencing & Text Structure

Spelling Words  

kindness, careless, goodness, useless, fearless, darkness, sadness, sickness, helpless, thankless, fitness, weakness

Test - Thursday, May 10

Language Arts 

Using commas, unfamiliar  words, context clues

Suffixes - ness,  - less, - able, -ible

Science

Matter

 

 

 

 

April 30 - May 4 Newsletter

Tuesday, May 1 - May Crowning

                            2:00 in the church

                            *Please bring a flower to school.

Thursday, May 3 - Confession @ 9:05 a.m. - We will go after mass.

                             1st Communion Practice  - 6:30 p.m. in the church

                            *Please bring an ice cream topping for the social after practice.

Saturday, May 5  - Please be in the classroom @ 9:45 

                              1st Communion Mass is at 10:00 a.m.

Religion 

Review The Sacrament of the Eucharist

Read - Jesus Talks to Us about Our First Communion, A Handshake from Heaven, The Weight of the Mass

Math  

Chapter 9 - Data Analysis

Analyze Pictures Graphs, Analyze Bar Graphs, Analyze Line Plots, Problem-Solving Strategy: Make a Table

Reading 

Story - A Birthday Basket for Tia

Vocabulary: aunt, bank, basket, collects, favorite, present

Draw conclusions & Questioning

Spelling Words 

mixture, nation, section, future, picture, action, caution, station, fixture, motion, nature, feature

Test - Thursday, May 3

Language Arts 

Prepositions

Final Stable Syllables -tion, -ture, -ion

Science

Matter

 

 

 

 

 

                    

 

April 23 - 27 Newsletter

Tuesday, April 24 -2nd Grade Retreat 

at the Spiritual Life Center

lunch will be provided

uniforms are to be worn 

 

Thursday, April 26 - Spirit Dress

Religion 

Blessed Session 5 - Your First Communion

The Eucharist Empowers Us to Do Great Things, From the Bible:The Visitation, Your First, but Not Your Last

Test - Friday, April 27

Math 

Chapter 12-Geometric Shapes and Equal Shares

Lesson 6 - Relate Shapes and Solids, Lesson 8 - Area, Chapter 12 Review

Reading 

Story- Red, White, and Blue

Vocabulary: America, birthday, flag, freedom, nicknames, stars, stripes

Author's Purpose, Summarizing

Spelling Words  

Mr.  Mrs.  St.  Jan.  Feb.  Aug.  Dr.  Ms.  Rd.  Oct.  Nov.  Dec.  

Test - Thursday, April 26

Language Arts

Quotation Marks

Multiple-Meaning Words

Context Clues

Social Studies

Economics

 

 

 

 

April 16 - 20 Newsletter

Religion 

Session 5 - Your First Communion

This Is a Special Day, You're Growing Up, Preparation  Matters, Fasting, The Eucharist Empowers Us to Do Great Things

Math    

Chapter 12 - Geometric Shapes and Equal Shares

Lesson 4 - Three- Dimensional Shapes, Lesson 5 - Faces, Edges, and Vertices, Lesson 6 - Relate Shapes and Solids, Lessons 7 - Halves, Thirds, and Fourths, Lesson 8 - Areas

Reading  

Story - Just Like Josh Gibsons

Vocabulary: bases, cheers, field, plate, sailed, threw

Compare and Contrast

Monitor and Clarify

Spelling Words 

tried, trying, planned, planning, liked, liking, skipped, skipping, heavier, heaviest, lighter, lightest

Test - Thursday, April 19

Language Arts 

Homophones, Inflected Endings

Using Capital Letters

Social  Studies

economics

 

 

 

April 9 - 13 Newsletter

Please continue to study addition and subtraction facts at home.

Virtual snack sale - Thursday, April 12

Thank you for attending the 1st Communion Meeting.

Religion 

Blessed Session 4 - The Eucharist

Holy Communion, The True Presence, From the Bible: The Last Supper, Jesus Is in You, The Concluding Rites

Session 4 Test - Friday, April 13

Math

Chapter 12 - Geometric Shapes and Equal Shares

Lesson 1 - Two-Dimensional Shapes, Lesson 2 - Sides and Angles, Lesson 3 - Problem- Solving Strategy:Draw a Diagram, Check My Progress

Reading  

Story - The Signmaker's Assistant

Humorous Fiction

Vocabulary: afternoon, blame, idea, important, signmaker, townspeople

Main Idea and Details

Inferring

Spelling Words

talk, because, August, caught, draw, walk, chalk, auto, taught, thaw, fault, launch

Test - Thursday, April 11

Language Arts 

contractions

suffixes

Social Studies

Economics

 

 

 

April 3 - 6 Newsletter

I hope that you all had a Happy Easter!

Wednesday, April 4 - Parent 1st Communion Meeting 7:00 in the Daily Mass Chapel

Friday - Adoration at 9:45

 Religion

Blessed -Session 4

The Eucharist, The Liturgy of the Eucharist, The Eucharistic Prayer, The Consecration

Math 

Chapter 10 - Time

Lesson 4 - Time to the Quarter Hour, Lesson 5 - Time to Five-Minute Intervals, Lesson 6 - A.M. and P.M., Chapter 10 Review

Reading  

Story - Horace and Morris but mostly Dolores  

Vocabulary: adventure, clubhouse, greatest, wondered, climbed, exploring, truest

Character and Setting

Story Structure

Spelling Words 

phone, enough, backtrack, laugh, ticket, duckling, graph, tough, photo, rough, cough, clang

Test - Thursday, April 5

Language Arts

conventions

writing to pen pals

different kinds of pronouns

Social Studies

bodies of water

 

 

 

 

March 26 - 29 Newsletter

4th Quarter A.R. Goal - pass 12 tests with a score of 80% or higher

New this quarter, students may take an AR book home to read from our classroom.

Noon dismissal on Holy Thursday

Religion

Blessed - Session 3

We Believe, From the Bible: The Sower of Seeds, Wear it Out, Show What You Know, Journal with Jesus

Test - Thursday, March 29

Holy Week: Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, Easter Sunday

Math 

Chapter 10 - Time

Lesson 1 - Time to the Hour, Lesson 2 - Time to the Half Hour, Lesson 3 - Problem - Solving Strategy: Find a Pattern, Check My Progress

Reading 

Story - Bad Dog, Dodger

Vocabulary: chased, grabbed, wagged, treat, chewing, dripping, practiced

Plot & Theme

Spelling Words 

knock, sign, knee, wrong, write, climb, wrap, wren, gnat, lamb, comb, knob

Test - Wednesday, March 28

Language Arts 

Opinion Paragraphs

Pronouns: I and Me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 12 - 14 Newsletter

Tuesday, March 13  - Report Cards

4th Quarter AR Goal - Pass 12 tests with a score of 80% or higher

Religion 

Blessed First Communion - Session 3

The Word of God, The Introductory Rites, The Liturgy of the Word

Math 

Review 3 Digit Subtraction, 4 Digit Subtraction, Launch the Lesson Ch. 10 - Money

Reading 

Story- Bad Dog, Dodger

Vocabulary: chased, grabbed, wagged, treat, chewing, dripping, practiced

Plot & Theme, Background Knowledge

Spelling Words 

knock, sign, knee, wrong, write, climb, wrap, wren, gnat, lamb, comb, knob

Test - Wednesday, March 28

Science 

Engineering - Leprechaun Traps

Language Arts

Opinion Paragraphs

Pronouns: I and Me

March 5 - 9 Newsletter

Students made Mass Journals to take to church this weekend. Check their agendas or Friday Folders for the journals. They do not have to brought back to school.

We are making Leprechaun Traps for a science engineering projects. Check to see what your child plans to bring to help his or her group construct their trap.

Spring Pictures - Wednesday, March 7

 Virtual Snack Sale - Thursday, March 8

Spirit Shirts & 12:00 Dismissal - Friday, March 9

Religion

Blessed - Session 2

From the Bible:The Road to Emmaus, So Many Wonders, Journal with Jesus, Closing Prayer

Session 2 Test - Thursday, March 8

Stations of the Cross

Math

Three Digit Subtraction

Lesson 7 - Rewrite Three-Digit Subtraction, Lessson 8 - Problem Solving Strategy: Write a Number Sentence, Lesson 9 - Subtract Across Zeros

Reading  

Story - Carl the Complainer

Vocabulary: annoy, complain, mumbles, P.M., shrugs, signature

cause and effect

visualize

Spelling Words 

unsafe, preheat, rerun, disappear, unlock, discolor, rewind, unpack, unplug, regroup, preschool, disagree

Test - Thursday, March 8

Language Arts

Singular and Plural Pronouns

Science

Engineering - Leprechaun Trap

 

 

 

 

 

February 26 - March 2 Newsletter

Stations of the Cross - Wednesday at 2:45

Adoration - Friday at 9:45

Religion

Blessed First Communion - Session 1 

From the Bible: Creation, Listening to God at Mass

Session 2 - The Greatest Event on Earth

The Ultimate Prayer, God's House, The Third Commandment, Listening to God

Session 1 Test - Thursday, March 1

Math 

Lesson 6 - Subtract Three-Digit Numbers, Lesson 7 - Rewrite Three-Digit Subtraction,  Lesson 8 - Problem Solving: Write a Number Sentence, Lesson 9 - Subtract Across Zeros

Reading 

Story - Fire Fighter!  

Vocabulary - building, burning, masks, quickly, roar, station, tightly

Fact and Opinion, Important Ideas

Spelling Words 

cheerful, visitor, slowly, weekly, teacher, helper, hardly, graceful, yearly, quickly, fighter, sailor

Test - Thursday, March 1

 Language Arts 

Pronouns

Suffix -ly

 

 

 

 

 

February 20 - 23 Newsletter

Field Trip to Exploration Place - Wednesday, February 21

Religion 

Blessed 1st Communion - Session 1

The Sacraments  - Matrimony, Holy Orders, Anointing of the Sick

God Loves to Celebrate, Feast Days

Math

Chapter 4 - Subtraction

Lesson 7 - Check Subtraction, Lesson 8 - Problem-Solving Strategy: Write a Number Sentence, Lesson 9- Two Step Word Problems

Reading 

Story - The First Tortilla

Vocabulary: awaken, cliffs, mountains, prize, rainbow, suffer, volcano

Plot & Theme, Monitor & Clarify

Spelling Words

too, new, fruit, blue, true, fool, suit, spoon, clue, juice, drew, flew

Test - Thursday, February 22

Social Studies

Presidents' Day

Language Arts

Prefixes - re, dis, un

February 12 - 16 Newsletter

Valentine's Party - Tuesday, Feb.13 at 2:45

Stations of the Cross - Wednesdays during Lent at 2:45

Religion 

Ash Wednesday, Lent

Blessed Reconciliation Books will be sent home this week. There is a section in the back called - "My Little Catechism" that is a great resource for students.

Math 

Chapter 7 - Subtract Three Digit Numbers

Lesson 4 - Regroup Tens, Lesson 5 - Regroup Hundreds, Lesson 6 - Subtract 3 Digit Numbers, Check My Progress

Reading 

Story - The Night the Moon Fell

 Vocabulary: balance, canyons, coral, rattle, slivers, sway, whisper

multiple meaning words, context clues

Plot & Theme, Visualize

Spelling Words

downstairs, football, cowboy, houseboat, railroad, rainbow, boyhood, oatmeal, soybean, roadway, outplay, daydream

Test - Thursday, February 15

Language Arts 

Adverbs that tell when and where

Letter writing - Pen Pal Letters

Social Studies

Civil Rights - Ruby Bridges

Presidents Day

 

 

 

February 5 - 9 Newsletter

1st Reconciliation is this Wednesday, February 7 at 7:00!

You and your child will sit together in the church when you arrive.

Please send an empty cereal box to school for us to decorate for Valentine's Day.

Religion 

Blessed Session 6 - It's Only the Beginning

So Much to Look Forward To, The Will of God and Happiness, The Prayer Process, The Power of Great Habits, Daily Prayer, From the Bible: Jesus Went to a Quiet Place, Be Grateful

Test - Friday, February 9

Math 

Lesson 5 - Dollars

Chapter 8 Test - Money - Tuesday, February 6

Chapter 7 - Subtract Three-Digit Numbers

Lesson 2 - Subtract Hundreds, Mentally Subtract 10 or 100, Check My Progress

Reading

Stories -  Soil & Burrowing Animals

Vocabulary: grains, materials, particles, seeps, substances, texture

Fact and Opinions, Questioning

Spelling Words

 around, out, gown, sound, flower, howl, toy, noise, royal, moist, coil, cow

Test - Wednesday, February 7

Language Arts

writing sentences

comparative and superlative adjectives

suffixes

Social Studies

soil

bodies of water 

 

January 29 - February 2 Newsletter

Happy Catholic Schools Week!

We are so blessed! Thank you for your support!

Please read Session 5 in the Blessed book with your child.

Religion 

Blessed - Session 5

Your First Reconciliation

Step 4 - We Say Sorry to God, Step 5 - The Priest Offers Us Absolution, From the Bible: The Prodigal Son, First, but Not Last, Your Best Friend, 

Session 5 Test - Friday, February 2

Math 

Chapter 8 - Money

Lesson 3 - Count Coins, Lesson 4 - Problem-Solving Strategy: Make a Model, Lesson 5 - Dollars, Chapter 8 Review

Reading 

Just the Way You Are 

Berenstain Books  - Virtues

The stories of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, St. John Bosco and Catholic Schools

No Spelling Test this week

Language Arts

Habitat Presentations

Speaking and Listening skills

Writing stuffed animal descriptions

Adjectives, antonyms

Social Studies

Kansas symbols for Kansas Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 22 - 26 Newsletter

Parent First Reconciliation meeting - At least one parent is asked to attend.

Wednesday, January 24 @ 7:00 in the Daily Mass Chapel.

This is for parents, children do not need to attend. 

Students wrote down the items to bring for their habitats. 

We will begin working on habitats on Tuesday.

Religion 

Blessed - Session 5 

Your First Reconciliation

Great Moments in Life, The Garden of Your Heart, Preparation Matters, The Five Steps, Step 1: We Examine Our Conscience, Step 2: We Confess our Sins

Math 

Chapter 8 - Money

Lesson 1 - Pennies, Nickels, and Dimes, Lesson 2 - Quarters, Lesson 3 - Counting Coins, Check My Progress

Reading 

 Story - Life Cycle of a Pumpkin

Informational Text - sequencing, important ideas

Vocabulary- bumpy, fruit, harvest, root, smooth, soil, vine

Spelling Words

cook, stood, full, wood, July, shook, push, pull, brook, book, hood, put

Test - Thursday, January 25

Science 

Habitats

Social Studies

Kansas Symbols

 

 

 

 

January 15 - 19 Newsletter

Please study the Act of Contrition 

Class pictures are Thursday, January 18

First Reconciliation meeting - Wednesday, January 24 @ 7:00 - Daily Mass Chapel

 

Religion  

Blessed - Session 4 Forgiveness and Healing

The Good Shepherd, God Will Always Love You, Journal with Jesus

Test - Friday, Jan. 19

Math

Chapter 6 - Add 3 Digit Numbers

Lesson 7 - Rewrite Three-Digit Addition, Lesson 8 - Problem-Solving Strategy: Guess, Check and Revise, Chapter 6 Review

Reading  

Story - A Froggy Fable

Vocabulary: clearing, crashed, perfect, pond, spilling, splashing, traveled

Fables, draw conclusions, background knowledge

Spelling Words

ankle, title, apple, cable, purple, able, bugle, bundle, bubble, giggle, sparkle, tickle

Test - Thursday, January 18

Language Arts 

Adjectives

Science 

Habitats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 8 - 12 Newsletter

3rd Quarter AR Goal- pass 9 tests with a score of 80% or better.

DIBELS testing on Tuesday, January 9 

To prepare, students can practice reading accurately and retelling stories they've read.

Please sign and return the envelope only from report cards.

Religion  

Blessed - Session 4

Forgiveness and Healing

God Loves Healthy relationships, Forgiveness, What is a Sacrament? What is Reconciliation?

From the Bible:The Our Father

Math  

Chapter 6 - Adding 3 Digit Numbers

Lesson 3 - Mentally Add 10 or 100, Lesson 4 - Regroup Ones to Add, Lesson 5 - Regroup Tens to Add, Lesson 6 - Add Three- Digit Numbers

Reading

 We will finish the storyA Weed is a Flower

Vocabulary: clothes, hours, money, neighbor, only, question, taught

Biography, Fact and Opinion, Inferring

We will begin the storyA Froggy Fable  

Vocabulary: clearing, crashed, perfect, pond, spilling, splashing, traveled

Fables, drawing conclusions,background knowledge

Spelling Words   

sooner, soonest, hotter, hottest, busier, busiest, happier, happiest, smaller, smallest, fatter, fattest

Test - Wednesday, January 10

Language Arts  

Verbs: am,is, are, was were

Adjectives and our senses

Science 

Habitats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 3 - 5 Newsletter

Welcome Back and Happy New Year!

December Book-It  due by January 4

Snack Sale - Thursday

Report cards go home on Friday

Religion   

The Christmas Season - The Nativity, The Epiphany, and the Baptism of Our Lord

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's feast day - January 4 - All School Mass

First Friday- Adoration  - January 5

Math  

Chapter 6 - Add Three-Digit Numbers

Launch the Lesson, Add Hundreds, Mentally Add 10 or 100

Reading  

Story - A Weed is a Flower

Vocabulary: only, question, clothes, money, neighbor

Comparative endings -er, -est

Verbs - am, is, are, was, were

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 18 - 20 Newletter

AR Goal - 6 tests for the quarter with a score of 85% or better, due by Wednesday, December 20

Book-It Goal for December will be due January 4 - keep reading.

2A and 2B sent 56 Christmas cards to the homebound of our parish this weekend.

May God Bless you and your family with a Wonderful Christmas!

Religion  

Blessed Book

Session 3 - God Sent Jesus to Save Us

You and the Church, Journal with Jesus

Test - Tuesday, December 19

Math  

Chapter 11 - Customary and Metric Lengths

Measuring activities, Complete measuring unit, Rocket Math

Reading  

The Crippled Lamb

 

December 11 - 15 Newsletter

Room by Room measuring booklets are due - Tuesday, December 12

2nd Quarter AR Goal - Pass 6 tests at 85% or better

The Blessed book will come home each day to review. Please make sure it comes back to school for Religion class.

 

Religion 

Blessed book- Session 3

God Sent Jesus to Save Us

Jesus is Your Savior, Jesus' Birth and Childhood, Jesus' Ministry, The Cross, Resurrection, and Ascension

Test - Tuesday, December 19

Math 

Chapter 11 - Customary and Metric Lengths

Lesson 6 - Problem Solving Strategy: Use Logical Reasoning, Select the appropriate tool for measuring, Lesson 7 - Centimeters and Meters, Check My Progress,  Measuring on a Number Line

 Reading  

Story - Rosa and Blanca  

Vocabulary: alone, buy, daughters,half, many, their, youngest

Sequencing, Predict and Set Purpose

Realistic Fiction

Spelling Words  

find, child, sky, bright, wild, fly, right, flight, spider, cry, blind, myself

Test - Thursday, December 14

Language Arts  

More work with verbs

Vowel patterns i, y, igh

Science   

Erosion

December 4 - 7 Newsletter

If you have a Santa hat, please have your child bring it to school by Tuesday.

December book orders are due on Dec. 7

Religion   

Advent

Commandments 4- 10

The Immaculate Conception

Math  

Chapter 11 - Customary and Metric Lengths

Lesson 2 - Feet and Yards, Lesson 4 - Compare Customary Lengths, Lesson 5 - Relate Inches, Feet, and Yards

Reading 

Story - Anansi Goes Fishing

Vocabulary: been, believe, caught, finally, today, tomorrow, whatever

Compare and Contrast

Summarize

Spelling Words  

basketball, weekend, birthday, bathtub, driveway, raindrop, someone, something, riverbank, backyard, bedtime, mailbox

Test - Thursday, December 7

Language Arts   

Verbs - past, present & future

Science  

Erosion

 

 

 

 

 

November 27 - December 1 Newsletter

Welcome Back!

Morning Offering due - December 1

Religion  

The Ten Commandments

1st - 3rd Commandments

Math  

Chapter 3 - Adding 2 Digit Numbers

Review & Test

Chapter 11 - Customary and Metric Lengths

Lesson 1 - Inches, Lesson 2 - Feet and Yards

Reading  

Story - Dear Juno  

Vocabulary: answer, company, faraway, parents, picture, school, wash

Draw Conclusions

Visualize

Spelling Words 

goat, hold, show, most, bowl, float, toast, ago, open, told, toad, slow

Test - Thursday, November 30

Language Arts 

Verbs with Singular and Plural Nouns

 

 

 

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!