Mrs. O'Don
Week of September 24, 2018

I hope that everyone enjoyed the cooler weather this weekend... At least half of it .


Here is some work we will be going over in second grade this week. 

Reminders
Monday is picture day. Tuesday we will have our first math test. It will cover the entire first.unit. We will have our usual spelling test on Friday.  Please encourage the children in their twenty minutes of Reading each night. 


Reading: Our story this week is titled "Dogs"
We will be using the text to help us to understand the author's purpose in writing the story. We will also continue to work on listening and writing skills.

Spelling words for this week: 
plate
cake
size
mine
grape
ate
wipe
prize
line
pile
rake
race

**Spelling test will be on Friday 

Phonics: We will be reviewing the long a and long i sounds. 

We will be using these words to help us practice writing lists in ABC order. 

Math: Tuesday's test on Unit 1 will examine what the students have learned about evens,odds, place values'. writing numbers in different ways and counting patterns.  After the test, we will start the second unit which includes grouping tens as hundreds and writing three digit numbers that are represented by groups of tens.

Science: We will begin our second unit in science this week. We will be talking about animals and how they are classified.
Social Studies: This week we will begin unit two which will include map reading.

Religion: We will begin chapter 2 in our religion books this week. We will be talking about how Jesus called his disciples and established His Church.

Some updates for second grade:

Please make sure to send in all supplies LABELED if you have not done so yet. 
Please make sure to send in a healthy snack for each day.

Special Schedule:
Monday: Library 
Tuesday: Computer
Wednesday: Spanish
Thursday: Art and Music
Friday: Gym Please Wear gym uniform and sneakers on Fridays. 

I am very excited to be working with your children  We are still getting to know each other and I am enthusiastic about the coming months together.  It was a pleasure meeting you all at "Back to School Night" and I appreciate your support.
 mbechtle5601@lbcrs.org 



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