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February Newsletter

posted Mar 23, 2017, 7:07 AM by Kathleen Aucella   [ updated Mar 23, 2017, 7:28 AM ]

What We're Learning


Math - We just finished a unit on subtraction. The children learned many new strategies for subtracting multi digit numbers. We will begin our unit on 3-Digit Addition and Subtraction this week.  We continue to focus on strategies for subtracting and adding 3 digit numbers.  Please have you child continue to practice their math facts at home!


Reading The kids have been learning how to think more deeply about the text they are reading. The focus was paying attention to figurative language Please remember to send the book bags back to school on Thursday, unless they go home on a Tuesday.  Then the bags come back on Friday.


WritingThe class finished their persuasive letters. The children worked very hard and the letters are great! We are starting our paragraph unit this week. The kids will write many paragraphs about different topics.


Social Studies - The class is learning about mapping skills, continents & oceans this month, as well as some famous presidents.


Science – We will start a unit on Matter (solids, liquids, & gases) later this month.


Events


2/6 – 100th Day – Second graders are invited to dress up like they are 100 years old.  I’ve attached to a sheet with some dress up ideas.

2/14 – Valentine’s Day Class Party

2/17 – Ice Skating Trip

2/20 - 2/24 – Mid-Winter Break – Enjoy!



Teacher Recommended Links


Addition Flash Cards

http://www.aplusmath.com/Flashcards/addition.html

Subtraction Flash Cards

http://www.aplusmath.com/Flashcards/subtraction.html

  

Typing Practice

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/levels



Happy Valentine’s Day!

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