This Week in Mrs. Freeland’s Class Grade 2 Week 36 5/7/18-5/11/18
Important Dates 5/7-5/8 Voluntary oral presentations begin (must have visual aid) 5/9 Visual aid due 5/9-5/11 Oral presentations continue and conclude (all students must be ready by 5/9) 5/18 May poem and Fourth Quarter book logs due *5/25 Possible last day of school. party from 11:00 to 12:00, early release either way 5/29 Possible make – up day, full day *5/30 Possible last day of school, party from 11:00 to 12:00, early release. * The party and awards will only happen on the true last day of school. We will all be notified when that complication gets worked out.
Spalding/Spelling We will test on 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 the month we have a test over all 70 phonograms.
Reading/Book Reports This week we will read The First American in Orbit. We will do a reading and vocabulary test on Thursday. The grades for this week's test will also count as a science and social studies grade. Please go over the vocabulary words with your child.
Language For the rest of the year we will be working on writing and other language concepts.
Math We will work on unit cost, scale on a map, and adding positive and negative numbers and coordinate planes.
Science We will be doing activities centered on chicks and eggs.
Social Studies We will continue our unit entitled A World of Many People. The test will be on Tuesday, May 15th.