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Class 2A

Welcome to Mrs. Kelton’s 2A Class Page!

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Happy Advent – Come, Lord Jesus, Come and be Born in Our Hearts!

SJF Communication Folder:  Please refer to the Weekly Communication Folder for additional school information.

Scholastic Book Club:  Class Code GTNWX. Order online or send in check (payable to Scholastic Books) with order form.

                                         December Book Orders due Tuesday 12/11

Notices and Reminders: 

  • Wednesday 12/12 – Free Dress Down Day for 2A- Thank you to all who took the Parent Survey for Middle States!                                                                         – Mrs. Field’s Cookie Dough Pick-up in FFH
  • Friday 12/14 – Christmas Concert at St. Jane Church on Hartley Avenue – 6:30 pm – Children need to arrive by 6:15 in their “Sunday Best” 
  • Thursday 12/20 – Vocations Mass with Bishop Schlert at 8:15 am in the IHM Chapel – All Are Welcome😊
  • Friday 12/21 – 11:00 Dismissal – Christmas Sweater Dress Down Day
  • Please email me with any questions or concerns (class2a@stjaneschool.com)

What We Are Learning This Week:

Religion –  Chapter 12:  We Meet Jesus in the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Ask me…

– to tell you who gave us the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

– to tell you who acts in Jesus’ place in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

– to tell you what the steps of the Sacrament of Reconciliation are.

– to explain what penance is.

– to tell you how the Holy Spirit helps in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

– to explain who forgives our sins.

– to define pardon, confess.

Math – Subtraction of three-digit numbers with and without regrouping

Ask me …

– to subtract three-digit numbers with and without regrouping.

– to subtract three-digit numbers regrouping tens as ones.

– to subtract three-digit numbers regrouping hundreds as tens.

– to use pictures to model hundreds as tens in subtraction.

– to subtract three-digit numbers regrouping twice.

– to use addition to check subtraction.

– to count back by 1s, 10s, and 100s.

– to continue patterns and explain patterns.

First in MathLog in to practice your math facts and earn stickers! Who will be our next player of the day???

Reading – Unit 3, Week 3

Weekly Concept: Ways People Help

Essential Question: How can people help out their community?

Comprehension Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions

Comprehension Skill: Author’s Purpose

Genre: Narrative Nonfiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Synonyms

Phonics: Long o (o, oa, ow, oe)

ConnectEd: Log in to read the weekly stories, play fun games, and practice reading skills.

Spelling – Unit 3, Week 3

Words with Long o:

told, most, float, coat, toast, grow, mow, show, Joe, toe

Review Words:

light, mind

High-Frequency Words:

only, our, who

Grammar –

Past- and Future-Tense Verbs:

  • Past-tense verbs tell about actions that already happened.
  • Regular past-tense verbs end in -ed (Example: jumped).
  • Future-tense verbs tell about an action that will happen in the future.
  • The word will goes before a future-tense verb (Example: will jump).

Homework:  Week of December 10th

***Practice rapid recall of addition and subtraction facts to 20 each night!

   Monday

  • Religion – p. 91-92
  • Math – p. 116
  • Spelling – p. 62
  • Library Book Due
  • Practice reading vocabulary words

   Tuesday

  • Religion – reread p. 91-92
  • Math – p. 117
  • Spelling – p. 63
  • Practice reading vocabulary words

   Wednesday

  • Religion – p. 93
  • Math – p. 118
  • Spelling – p. 64
  • Practice reading vocabulary words

   Thursday

  • Religion –
  • Math – p. 119
  • Spelling – Study for test
  • Grammar – p. 64
  • Practice reading vocabulary words

Specials Schedule: 

Monday: Gym

Tuesday: Art

Wednesday:  Library & Spanish

Thursday: Computers

Friday:  Health (August-January) &  Music

Helpful Links

Religion: LoyolaPress     Grade 2 Religion Resources

ABCya! Second Grade Games and Apps   Math, Language Arts, Reading, and more

Sadlier-Oxford Math   Grade 2 Practice Skills, Math Minutes

Glencoe McGraw-Hill Math Virtual Manipulatives

NCTM Illuminations  Math Interactives

FirstInMath (log in, reinforce and enhance math skills and concepts)

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