Mrs. Kerker's Second Grade

Specialist Schedule
Monday - Art
Tuesday - CLC
Wednesday - PE, Art
Thursday - Music
Friday - PE
*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:

Students of the Month
Congratulations to Jasmine Schatz and Max Belov for being our January students of the month.  They are students who are very responsible at school.  We are proud of you!

Our STEM Project: Creating and Making Elf Traps

Week of February 20th-February 23rd
Spelling Words
1. cook
2. wood
3. book
4. push
5. stood 
6. July
7. pull
8. hood
9. full
10. shook
11. brook
12. put
*Spelling tests will be each Friday

Phonics: Vowel Patterns oo and u
Story: Life Cycle of a Pumpkin
Genre: Expository Text
Comprehension: Sequencing

Adding Three-Digit Numbers with Regrouping - We are learning multiple strategies to help us add together two 3-digit numbers, such as counting on, base-10 addition, making ten, doubles, using number lines, and using number grids.

We will be writing informational paragraphs about George Washington in honor of President's Day.  Our paragraphs will include a topic sentence, 3-5 details or facts, and a closing sentence.

    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
*March 2nd - Read Across America Day 8:30-9:20am  (Grandparents are invited in to read with students and enjoy green eggs and ham!)
*March 9th - Carnival 6:00pm

In Need
We are currently running low on snacks and would love any donations you could send in.  Thank you!!

Our class has a "Sports" themed raffle basket for the carnival this year.  We would appreciate any sports items you could donate.  Thank you!!

Scholastic Book Club Orders
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