Second Grade News
reading, we continue to read interesting stories in our Anthology. We are
excited to have the students perform their poetry presentations next week. Remember to practice and read with
expression! We continue to use the
writing process to write creatively. We
are looking forward to some special projects for Grandparents Day on April 28.
students are enjoying learning to write in cursive. We have now covered all of the lowercase
letters and have started the uppercase letters.
We will start to practice the spelling words in cursive. Please practice cursive writing as part of
nightly homework time.
Religion, we will be finishing Unit 4 – We Celebrate the Gift of
Eucharist. We have been spending our
Religion time getting ready and preparing for First Communion. Please be aware of the following dates and
First Communion Practice: April
Pictures: April 27
First Communion Times:
April 29 @ 4:30pm
April 30 @ 9:00am
April 30 @ 11:00am
We are working on Chapter 10 - Data. The students are enjoying collecting data
and making different types of graphs. Please review the following skills with
your child at home during your nightly homework time: Addition and subtraction with and without
regrouping when carrying over the ten; addition and subtraction facts through
18 and counting money. Please use homework time to continually practice
these skills. You may want to check out
this math web-site for fact review: aplusmath.com,
and funbrain.com. We
think the students may enjoy the games and review on these sites.
We will be preparing for Earth Day
by discussing ways to care for the earth and what jobs are needed to keep the
earth clean. We will also be learning about plants. Future Science topics will be insects and
Upcoming field trips:
Wednesday, May 10– Green Acres –
Mrs. Lecher (AM) and Miss Griffiths (PM)
Permission Slips and information will go home later in the month.
Remember to send in your white t-shirt for Field Day by Friday, April 7
and a clean gallon milk jug by
Wednesday, April 5.
Thank you for your support in your child’s
Carol Lecher and Morgan Griffiths