Second Grade Update

Dear Second Grade Families,

Thank you again for all of your support during Catholic Schools Week! What a fantastic week, and I am still thinking about all of the delicious treats you sent in for our multicultural celebration – truly a gift to have such generous (and talented!) families contributing to our classroom community. 🙂 

Below is our weekly update. I look forward to a great week of learning with your children!

What We Are Learning –

  • English Language Arts
    • Word Work – Reading/encoding pattern words with double consonants after short vowels
    • Reading – practicing reading strategies to support comprehension with our SUPER Magazine
    • Writing – learning about alliteration and rhyming couplets to support poetry writing
  • Math – graphing (100 days!); continuing measurement
  • Social Studies – continuing our government unit, including connections to positive change makers throughout our country’s history 
  • Science – exploring plants’ needs and investigating how the structure of a seed contributes to its dispersal
  • Religion – beginning our chapter on forgiveness, including the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Upcoming Important Dates/Events –
– Thursday, Feb. 7th –
100th Day of School!
– Monday, Feb. 11th –
Free Dress February Birthdays
– Thursday, Feb. 14th – Valentine’s Day (Students may bring 25 valentines with their name on them; please do not address to specific students)
– Monday, Feb. 18th – President’s Day Holiday- No school

With gratitude,
Catherine Suer

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