week of December 21

Week of December 21, 2015

Reading- We will continue using non-fiction text to learn how to make predictions, clarify what we have read, create questions based on what we read and summarize our findings. We will also take short quizzes using these stories, learning how to answer questions straight from the story.

Writing- We will complete our Non-Fiction writing unit. Students will publish their writing and assess their work. They will assess their friend’s work as well.

Math- The students will continue learning about money. They will learn the values of all coins and bills and be able to add up the amounts as well as learn to make change.

Social Studies- In Social Studies, we will continue to learn about the different landforms on each continent.

Science- We will continue learning about the Earth’s surface. We will distinguish rocks, sand and soil and learn about fossils as well. Spelling Words

None this week 🙂

I will be on Jury Duty again on Monday. It should be the last day as we will be deliberating. I will be able to check my email, and will be in contact with the substitute teacher. Anything that is extremely important regarding your child, please call the school.

Please be sure to check your child’s take home folder each night for important notices

Holiday cards can be sent in from Dec. 7th to Dec. 22nd

Important Dates!
* Cookie decorating party- Dec. 22nd
* 2nd Grade Hip Hop Performance- Dec. 23rd