Mrs. Kerker's Second Grade

Specialist Schedule
Monday - PE
Tuesday - PE, Art
Wednesday - Art
Thursday - CLC
Friday - Music
*Please have your child wear tennis shoes on P.E. days

*20 min. of reading 5x a week
*Practice spelling words
*Practice addition and subtraction math facts
(Have your child teach you Addition and Subtraction Top-It with a deck of playing cards.)

*Spelling Words and Reading Log go home on Monday.  The Reading Log needs to be returned the following Monday.

Educational Links for extra practice at home:

to our Students of the Month showing all of the CRES traits (caring, respect, responsibility, engaged, and safe):
*Emma Kallio
*Gavin Lee

Week of October 22nd-25th
Spelling Words
1. trunk
2. squall
3. blank
4. chunk
5. shrink
6. string
7. champ
8. both 
9. talk
10. walk
*Spelling tests will be each Friday

Text: Review of Snowshoe Hare and Trouble at the Sandbox
Comprehension: Review Character Traits, Key Details, Character Point of View, Sequencing
Phonics: Blends, closed/open syllables, bonus letter spelling rule -ll, -ff

We are continuing to work on a unit on Basic Addition, which includes skills such as creating fact families, identifying odd and even numbers, doubles facts, and the doubles plus one strategy.

We are working on writing a narrative paragraph.  We are reviewing conventions such as punctuation at the end of sentences, capital letters at the beginning, and spaces between words.

    Behavior Expectations
                        We are...
C - Caring
R - Respectful, Responsible
E - Engaged
S - Safe
Animation of Rocket blue and red by danjiro

Friday Folders
All papers will go home on Friday.  Please help your child to remember to return their Friday Folder each week. Thank you!

Upcoming Events
*Early Release - Wednesdays @ 1:45pm
*Jog-A-Thon - October 22nd-26th
*No School - October 26th, Inservice Day
*Halloween Party - October 31st (details coming soon)
*Conferences - Week of Oct. 29th-Nov. 2nd, Noon Release (please sign up for your child's conference on Skyward)  Thank you!

Scholastic Book Club Orders
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