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Week of December 19, 2016

 

Winter Assembly – Second grade will perform Feliz Navidad on Friday, December 23rd at 9:15am in the auditorium.  Parents are welcome to attend.  We are asking students to wear blue or black bottoms (jeans are fine).  For tops, students may wear a red, white, green, or blue top.  Girls may also wear a dress if they like,  in any of the colors we have listed.  Students may also wear sombreros, reindeer antlers, or Christmas hats on their heads.  Please do not purchase anything for this performance.

 

Pizza Party, and Charlie and The Chocolate Factory – Students have earned a pizza party this Friday, December 23rd.  I will purchase the pizza, however, we will need paper plates, and napkins.  If you would like to send either of those items in, please let me know.  Pizza will be served as a snack, and is NOT the students’ lunch.  Please still send a regular lunch to school with your child on Friday.  In the afternoon, we will watch the movie that coincides with the novel we have been reading Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.  If you do not want your child to participate in either the pizza party or viewing the movie, please let me know.

 

Math – This week students will continue working in Unit 4.  Unit 4 focuses on time and introducing adding multi-digit numbers.  Students can continue to work on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, students will finish reading the novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.  In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “How Chipmunk Got His Stripes”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: tunnel, curled, height, direction, toward, healed, brag, and tease.  Our high frequency words for the week are:  afraid, dark, for, kept, many, might, own, show, why, would.  There will NOT be a reading or vocabulary test this week.

 

Social StudiesThis week in Social Studies, we will continue learning about landforms.

 

Science – Last week, students observed how the sugar they put into water was able to recrystallize.  This week, students will wrap up our studies of liquids and solids.    

 

If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is below.

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb

 

Homework chart for the week:

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Comprehension Homework sheet #52 Fast Facts and Comprehension Homework sheet #53 Grammar, and Problem Solving Homework sheet #54 Writing, and Graphing Homework sheet # 55 Review and Vocabulary None
Vocabulary:

tunnel, curled, height, direction, toward, healed, brag, and tease

Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
High Frequency Words:

afraid, dark, for, kept, many, might, own, show, why, would

Make a note card for each word. Practice reading the cards until you can
read each word quickly and accurately.
Write the words in ABC order.  Continue to practice cards. Continue to practice cards. Continue to practice cards.
Reading Read for a minimum of 15 minutes Read for a minimum of 15 minutes Read for a minimum of 15 minutes Read for a minimum of 15 minutes Read for a minimum of 15 minutes

 

 

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