Peek at the Week-January 10th

SPELLING-We are continuing with Unit 13 this week. This unit continues to focus on the open syllable (a syllable that ends in a vowel). This vowel is very proud and can run a long way and therefore says its name or a long sound.  This weeks words are:

  1. represent
  2. silent
  3. moment
  4. create
  5. even
  6. locate
  7. event
  8. notice
  9. their
  10. there

We are also talking about homophones-word that sound the same but have different meanings and differnt spellings.  The words: their and there are difficult to use correctly for 2nd graders.

MATH-We started the geometry unit last week. You might have noticed that we are doing the lessons out of order this time. The 2nd quarter assessment is going to fall in the middle of the unit. There are a few geometry items on this test and we wanted to cover them first so the children can be ready for the report card test next week. We will start reviewing for the 2nd quarter test next week.

EARLY RELEASE-Wednesday is an Early Release Day. Children will be dismissed at 1:30.

FIELD TRIP-Thursday, January 14th we will be going to the Troy Historical Museum. Please wear your gray 2nd grade t-shirt and bring a brown bag lunch with disposable items in it. Also please dress for the weather, we will be traveling between buildings.

BOOK ORDERS-January book orders went home last week and are due back Friday. Please send in your form and money by Friday if you would like to purchase books. You can also order online with a credit card. Just go to:

http://www2.scholastic.com  

 Go to the parents tab at the top of the page and scroll to the book club orders section. You will have to register and log in. You will also have to enter a class activation code to ensure order come to me. The code is:GZBP8

Everytime you order online the class recieves a book for the classroom.

RECESS-Please remember to dress for the weather. The children go outside twice a day for 20 minutes. Winter coats, boots, hats and mittens are a must when it is in the 20’s.