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Class 2A

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

Thank you for all the cards, gifts and goodies for Valentine’s Day!  Mrs. Sahl and I felt the love!💕💕💕

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.

                                        February Book Orders due Friday, Feb. 22nd

Notices and Reminders: 

  • Hawk Walk 2019: Thank you everyone!  2A is at 100%!!! 🙌
  • Monday, 2/18 – School Closed for Presidents Day😊
  • Tuesday 2/19 – Religion Bee – 8:15 AM – Good Luck Luke and Josh!
  • Thursday, 2/21 – Mass – 8:15 AM in the IHM Chapel – All Are Welcome!
  • Please email me with any questions or concerns (class2a@stjaneschool.com)

What We Are Learning This Week:

Religion – Chapter 17:  Jesus Invites Us

Ask me …

– to tell you what the Mass is a celebration of.

– to tell you what genuflect means.

– to explain why we genuflect before taking our place at Mass.

– to tell you what the altar is.

– to explain what happens at the beginning of Mass (I should be able to tell you the order of the Introductory Rites of the Mass).

– to tell you what we do at Mass.

– to tell you the special roles that some people do at Mass.

– to tell you the prayer we say at Mass to ask God’s forgiveness.

– to tell you what prayer we say at Mass to praise God.

– to tell you what “Amen” means when the priest prays and asks God to help us.

Math – Chapter 7:  Time (Test on Friday, 2/22)

Ask me …

– to skip count by fives and tell you why that helps in telling time.

– to tell you the difference between an analog and digital clock.

– to tell time to the hour and half hour.

– to tell time in five minute intervals.

– to tell time using: o’clock, thirty, half past, minutes before, minutes after, quarter to, quarter after.

– to identify activities in my daily life that happen in the a.m. and those that happen in the p.m.

– to tell what time it will be when given a length of time.

– to solve problems involving time.

– to give the elapsed time for an event.

– to draw the hands of a clock for a certain time.

– to distinguish between Noon and Midnight.

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

Reading – Unit 4, Week 3 (Test on Wednesday, 2/20)

Weekly Concept: Our Culture Makes Us Special

Essential Question: How are kids around the world different?

Comprehension Strategy: Visualize

Comprehension Skill: Compare and Contrast

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Similes

Phonics: r-Controlled Vowels (or, ore, oar, ar)

Unit 4 Week 4 (Test Next Week)

Weekly Concept: Folktales About Nature

Essential Question: How can we understand nature?

Comprehension Strategy: Visualize

Comprehension Skill: Theme

Genre: Drama

Vocabulary Strategy: Root Words

Phonics: Words with r-Controlled Vowels (eer, ere, ear)

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

Spelling – Unit 4, Week 3(Pretest Tues. 2/19 & Test Wed. 2/20)

Words with r-Controlled Vowels:

port, north, more, store, oar, roar, board, part, start, park

Review Words:

first, hurt

High-Frequency Words:

ago, carry, people

Unit 4 Week 4 (Test Next Week)

Words with r-Controlled Vowels:

deer, cheers, steer, here, jeer, near, ear, dear, clear, spear

Review Words:

store, north

High-Frequency Words:

again, house, inside

Grammar –

Irregular Verbs:

  • Irregular verbs do not add -ed to form the past tense.
  • Students should be familiar with the following irregular verbs: go (went), do (did), see (saw), say (said), tell (told), come (came), run (ran), hide (hid), give (gave), sing (sang) & sit (sat)

Homework:  Week of February 19th

***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 –
  • Math – p. 93
  • Spelling – Study for test
  • Grammar – p. 89
  • Library Book Due
  • Practice reading vocabulary words

   Wednesday  

  • Religion –  p. 127
  • Math –  p. 94
  • Spelling –
  • Practice reading vocabulary words

   Thursday 

  • Religion – p. 128-129
  • Math – worksheet and study for test
  • Spelling –  p. 92
  • 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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