|2nd||November 05 2017||Homeroom||
This quarter will be filled with all sorts of amazing learning!
In Religion, we will be preparing for First Reconciliation. Our retreat is scheduled for Wednesday, December 6th. Please let me know if you are available that morning to help!
In Reading, we continue to work on core reading skills, such as Inferencing, Cause and Effect, Problem and Solution, and analyzing texts on a deeper level. We will read a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles, many that go along with the upcoming holidays!
In Math, we are continuing to learn about Place Value. We are working on skip counting by 3s, and will begin two- and three-digit addition soon!
In Science, we continue study matter, focusing on changes in phases. We will also begin study Geology.
In Social Studies, we continue to develop our mapping skills, and will also learn about the history of our country.
|2nd||September 09 2017||Homeroom||
Welcome to 2nd Grade!
I am so excited to begin a new year with your children. We will learn, discover, and grow in God's love this year! Here are a few highlights of the curriculum this quarter:
In Religion, we will learn about saints, prayer, and the sacrament of Baptism.
Saxon Phonics is a rigorous and thorough phonics instruction program. We will become better readers and writers this year!
Our Journeys Reading series includes many stories, both fiction and non-fiction.
Step Up to Writing was new to us last year, and we will learn to write quality paragraphs this quarter.
My Math is the math series we will use, along with Simple Solutions for spiral review. We will focus on number sense and addition strategies this quarter
Nancy Larson science will have us experimenting with matter.
In Social Studies we will learn about being good citizens and how to read maps.: