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January Newsletter

posted Jan 26, 2017, 7:19 AM by Kathleen Aucella   [ updated Jan 26, 2017, 7:22 AM ]

What We're Learning


Math - We are almost done with Unit 5   which focuses on 2 digit subtraction. The class will take their test early next week.


Reader's Workshop - We started a new unit on Fluency. The kids are working on ways to improve their reading, so that it sounds smooth.


Writer's Workshop – The kids are learning about Persuasive writing.  They will be writing letters to persuade their audience to feel the same way they do on a topic.


Social Studies - We will begin our unit on mapping skills, continents, oceans, rivers and mountain ranges next week.  


Science – We finished our unit on Pebbles, Sand, and Silt. The kids loved the hands on experiments! The next unit will be Matter.


Upcoming Events


1/16 No School – Martin Luther King Day

1/17 Half Day - Professional Development

1/27 Bingo Night – HOD

1/30 Kick off of the BEAR Reading Incentive



Teacher Tips

Addition and Subtraction practice 

This is a great link for students. It lets them practice addition and subtraction fact. 


http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/adding_math_second_2nd_grade.htm

Grade Two Games 

http://www.brooklyn.ctschool.net/elementary/games2.html  



Happy New Year!

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