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December Newsletter

posted Dec 5, 2016, 12:47 PM by Kathleen Aucella   [ updated Dec 5, 2016, 1:02 PM ]
What We're Learning!

Math - We are working on Unit 4 in Go Math. This unit teaches the students addition strategies using two digit and three digit numbers.


Reader's Workshop - The class continues to focus on Non-Fiction for the rest of this month.  The kids are learning all about the elements that make up a Non-Fiction book and main idea.


Writer's Workshop – The kids are working on Non-Fiction writing. They are researching an animal to that they chose.  The kids will be using books and various websites to find information about their animal with the end project being a poster.  They also have been doing some Holiday writing.


Social Studies - The next unit will include mapping skills, continents, and oceans.  


ScienceWe continue to learn about Pebbles, Sand, & Silt. The class has been investigating the properties of different rocks and doing experiments with sand & silt. The kids love the hands on experiments!

*Ask your child to tell you how they grow

knowledge while reading Non-Fiction books.



Upcoming Events

Friday – 12/23 ½ Day

School Sing-a-Long and Class Holiday Party which will be a Party in a Box - details to come.



Teacher Tips


Sight Words

http://www.sightwordswithsamson.com/sw/sight_words.asp

Second Grade Math Practice

http://www.ixl.com/math/grade/second


Thank you for your donations made to the food Pantry! 

We sent 430 canned goods to the Norfolk Food Pantry in November! 


I would also like to thank you for your generous donations made to our

 Hat & Mitten Tree and the Holiday Giving Project!

Our class raised $105! 



Happy Holidays!

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