Weekly Overview October 16, 2017

Good Morning.

Hope everyone looked over their child’s progress report.  Everyone seems to be doing their best and enjoying school!  Let me know if you have any questions!  Thanks

Please remember your $85.00 classroom fee!

Also, it’s not too late to turn in your Taffy Apple form today!!!  Many, many thanks for all who did!!!

Thanks for the snacks coming in!  All children are enjoying!

Our field trip is set for October 31st!  to the Children’s Farm!!  Should be a lot of fun!!

Language Arts:  Over the next few weeks will be focus our reading and discussions around Folktales and Fables.  What can your child tell you so far about Folktales?

We will also start to do activities around Native American and the different cultures they have represented in the United States.  We will have some extra activities in November, too.

Homework:  Your child will have their weekly vocabulary/writing assignment with them today, that is due Thursday!

Thanks for your help in this.

Math:  The Unit 1 math assessment went home last week.  Please look over it with your child, and practice anything that you think needs extra attention.  Thanks.  The Homelinks (homework sheets) have finally arrived!!  Your child will have the yearly overview from the unit with them today.  Keep it and it will help you see where we are each week/Unit.  There are about 10-12 lessons in each unit.  You can check the overview and follow along with our math program.

Homework:  So now your child will be taking home a homelinks sheet each Monday through Thursday, and completing one each night, and returning it the next day.  We go over it quickly, your child will put a smilie face on it (this shows that I have seen it) and it will be returned each night.  Thanks for your help in this homework.  If the homework is too challenging, work on a few of the problem for 5 to 10 minutes.  If your child can do more, turn the paper over and make some more challenging problems for your child to complete.  Their “home schooling”!!  Thanks

Science:  We are still working in our solids and liquids unit.  What can your child tell you? And did you play the memory game with the liquid vocabulary words?

Social Studies:  We will continue to work in our Second Steps program encouraging community building and those life-long skills that go along with that.  We  will also be going into our Unit on Native Americans.  More information to follow.

Thanks for all you do.  Our 2nd grade room is working nicely together and we are reading and writing a lot each day:)!!!

Have a great week!!!

Thanks

Jean Clement

 

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