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Second Grade Newsletter January 14-18

Reading
“Schools Around the World”
Comprehension Strategy/Skill: Main Idea/Detail, Compare/Contrast/ Visualize
The reading test will be next week.
Grammar/Writing
-Informative Writing- Introductions, headings, transitions
-Adjectives, Adverbs
Spelling Pattern
Bossy r pattern with ir
Red Words- which, once, own
Spelling test on Friday. Tic-tac-toe boards due Friday.
Science/ Social Studies:
Needs of Plants, Martin Luther King Jr.
Math
-Strategies for subtracting two digit numbers
 
Homework
Practice math facts, complete 3 activities on the tic-tac-toe board (Friday), learn vocabulary words
Reminders
-Please remember that if we have snow on Fridays, all students will be going outside for snow play day. Please make sure your child is dressed for it.
-"Super Blood Wolf Moon" Jan 20
For more information about the total lunar eclipse and free downloadable animations on eclipses, see the following website:
http://space.rice.edu/eclipse/
Calendar of Events
January
15- PTO 6:00 p.m.
21- No school (Martin Luther King Jr.
birthday)
23- 3-hour early dismissal (This day will be moved if we have a snow day)