This Week in Mrs. Freeland’s Class Grade 2 Week 2 8/21/17-8/25/17
Important Dates 8/24 Fund raiser packets sent home 8/30 Curriculum Night 6:15, Come one come all! I’d love to see someone from each family. 9/1 Spirt Day 9/4 Labor Day, no school 9/6 Fundraiser packets due 9/13 Progress Reports 9/20 Picture Day 9/22 Staff development, early release at 12:15 9/28 Family Fun Night 9/29 September book report and poem due Spalding/Spelling This week we will start testing on 40 words, 30 new words and 10 review words every week. On Thursdays we will have a pretest. Those who get 100% on the pretest will not have to take the Friday test. We will also test on 30 phonograms on Fridays. On the first Friday of every month, we will test on 70 phonograms. Reading/Book Reports This week we will read How America Was Discovered. We will work on answering a question in a full sentence restating the question. We will do the reading test and a vocabulary test together on Thursday. After this week the open-book reading tests and the vocabulary tests will be done independently.
Language We will work on nouns and noun plurals, past tense verbs, adjectives, and types of sentences Math We will work on measuring to the nearest inch, properties of a rectangle, length and width, putting two-digit number in order, and even and odd. Science We will continue our unit entitled Animals Grow and Change. Social Studies We will begin our first social studies unit later. I will keep you posted via this newsletter. Other This class is off to a great start. They follow directions well and quickly. They are also very good about hallway and line behavior.