May 8, 2017
Important Dates and Special Notes
May 16 (8:30-2:00)- Field Trip to Upper Bidwell Park
Please turn in your permission slip if you haven't already
We could use one or two more parent drivers
May 18 (5:30 & 6:30)- Class Performance & Science Night
May 19- Talent Show
See school newsletter for sign up information or have your child talk to me
May 23- ACS Spring Performance (Time TBA)
May 29- No School
June 1- Turtle Bay Field Trip with 3rd grade (all day)
In need of parent drivers
Permission slips will go out in near future
June 2- Last Day of School
This week in 2nd Grade...
Science: We will continue the study of Earth Science but will shift our focus on how the Earth is changing quickly and slowly (erosion and weathering). This will be another week of hands on activities where students will make a claim and back it up with evidence.
Math: We will be wrapping up addition and subtraction of money.
Reading/Writing: We will start our third and final round of reading groups.
Oh my goodness! Your kids are working hard at home earning those stars! Even with a short week last week, they were able to meet their goal and then some! Here's what to expect this week...
Spelling/Vocabulary: The students are responding so well to the vocabulary words. It has been really helpful for them to know how to spell the words as we learn about science. There are only 5 words this week: weathering, erosion, earthquake, volcano and glacier.
Reading: 1 star for every 10 minutes of reading
Math: ST Math- try to get to 60%, 80% or even 100%! Other activities can include counting change or make up some double digit addition or subtraction with regrouping.
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