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Class 2A

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

Alleluia! Alleluia! Wishing you all many Easter blessings!!

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.

                                        April Book Orders due Thursday, May 17th

Notices and Reminders: 

  • Friday 4/19 – Monday 4/22 – School Closed. Happy Easter!
  • Tuesday 4/23 – First Communion Practice 6:00-7:30 PM at St. Jane Church (Hartley Ave). All students receiving their First Communion must attend. Girls should wear their dress shoes for practice.
  • Wednesday 4/24 – Environment Day Field Trip. Students should wear their gym uniform and bring a bag lunch.
  • Friday 4/26 – HAWK WALK 2019!! This is a full day of school. No Hot Lunch today.
  • Saturday 4/27 – First Holy Communion. Students should meet in the Chapel at St. Jane Church (Hartley Ave) by 9:30 AM.
  • Thursday 5/2 – May Procession. Mass begins at 8:15 AM in the IHM Chapel followed by an outdoor procession. Second graders should wear their First Communion outfits to school and bring their gym uniform to change into.

What We Are Learning This Week:

Religion –

Chapter 22: We Share God’s Love with Others / Unit 4 Review

*Review the key concepts and words found in Chapters 15-22

*Study the parts of the Mass

*Our Unit Test will be on Thursday 4/25

Math –

Chapter 11:  Measurement

Ask me …

– to estimate and measure length and height in inches, feet, and yards.

– to measure lengths to the nearest half inch.

– to choose inches, feet, or yards as the most appropriate unit of measure.

– to find differences in length.

– to solve word problems about length using drawings and writing number sentences.

– to estimate and measure length and height in centimeters and meters.

– to estimate and find the area of a figure in square units.

– to divide a rectangle into square units and count the total units to find the area.

-to use a map and drawings to solve two-step problems.

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

Reading –  

Unit 5 Week 5

Weekly Concept: Rights and Rules

Essential Question: Why are rules important?

Comprehension Strategy: Make, Confirm, Revise Predictions

Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect

Genre: Expository Text

Vocabulary Strategy: Multiple Meaning Words

Phonics: Short Vowel Digraphs (ea, ou, y)

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

Spelling –

Unit 5 Week 5 (Pretest on Wed. 4/24 & Test on Thurs. 4/25)

Words with Short Vowel Digraphs (ea, ou, y):

dead, ahead, lead, thread, bread, breath, touch, trouble, gym, myth

Review Words:

small, chalk

High-Frequency Words:

instead, whole, words

Grammar –

Pronoun-Verb Agreement:

  • A present-tense action verb must agree with the subject pronoun of the sentence.
  • Add -s to present-tense action verbs with the pronouns he, she, and it
  • Do not add -s to present-tense verbs with the pronouns I, we, you, and they

Homework:  Week of April 23rd

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

   Monday 

  • Religion –
  • Math –
  • Spelling –
  • Library Book Due
  • Practice reading vocabulary words

   Tuesday  

  • Religion – p. 163-164
  • Math – p. 151
  • Spelling – p. 124 and Pretest Tomorrow
  • Library Book Due
  • Field Trip Tomorrow – Wear Gym Uniforms – Pack a Lunch
  • Practice reading vocabulary words

   Wednesday  

  • Religion – Study for Unit 4 Test
  • Math – p. 262
  • Spelling – Study for Test
  • Practice reading vocabulary words

   Thursday 

  • Religion –
  • Math – p. 155
  • Spelling –
  • Grammar –
  • No Hot Lunch Tomorrow
  • 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)

*More parent information can be found online at www.stjaneschool.com/parents/