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December Newsletter

posted Dec 13, 2019, 11:21 AM by Kathleen Aucella

What We're Learning


Math - We began Unit 4 in Go Math this week. This unit teaches the students Addition Strategies using two digit numbers. The children will be learning different strategies to use when solving addition problems. 


Reading – The unit being taught is Non-Fiction. Students are becoming experts on Non-Fiction books. They are reading a variety of texts and learning the components that differentiate Non-Fiction from Fiction.


Writing – The class is writing Non-Fiction books.  They are incorporating all the parts of a Non-Fiction book in their own books. The topics the kids have come up with are great and they are looking forward to the Expo on January 7th at 9:30!


Social Studies - The class continues to learn about Landforms.


ScienceWe continue to study Pebbles, Sand, & Silt. The class has sorted and observed the properties of sand. Coming up, the kids will be exploring clay and studying the uses of rocks.


    Upcoming Events


Thursday 12/19 – School Holiday Sing Along

Friday 12/20 – Class Holiday Party – Party in a Box 

12/23-1/1 – School Vacation



Teacher Recommended Links



Second Grade Math Practice

http://www.ixl.com/math/grade/second


Panda Research 

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/mammals/panda/  



Please remind your children to leave playing cards, jewelry, stuffed animals, or other toys at home. They can be a distraction and trading is not allowed in the classroom. 


Thank you to everyone who sent in food donations for the Norfolk Food Pantry and monetary donations for the Holiday Caring and Sharing Project! It was nice to catch up with you all at conferences. I wish you all a happy & healthy holiday season!






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