Route 40

Elementary School

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Working with Bees
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Working in the Garden
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Pre-K Blue Day
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Third Grade at Hickory
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Second Grade Newsletter

“Henry and Mudge”
•Strategy: Making Connections
•Skill: Sequence of Events, Narrative Elements
•We will test on this story on Thursday. Students will bring home their books to read the story.
•Planning and drafting a story
•Adding details, spelling strategies
Spelling Pattern
Words with –ed suffix
-ed can make 3 sounds- /d/, /t/, /id/
•Because of the field trip on Friday, the spelling test will be on Thursday this week. Tic-tac-toe boards will also be due on Thursday.
Social Studies:
We will learn about the importance of the Constitution of the United States of America
Practice math facts each night, complete 3 activities on the tic-tac-toe board, practice vocabulary words
•Addition Fact Strategies- Make 10, Fact Families
•On Friday, we will be going on a field trip to Oakland. We will be walking around Oakland, so make sure your child is wearing tennis shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. Your child will also need to pack a lunch for the day. I will be sending a form home to fill out if you need the school to pack a lunch for your child. Please return this by Wednesday to give the cafeteria time to prepare.
Calendar of Events
September 18- Half Day
21- Field Trip to Oakland
28- Picture Day
October 5- Spring’s Folk Festival