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Class 2A

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

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“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless”
                                     -Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta                                    

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.  Our first book order for the year will be due on Wednesday 9/25. A flyer will be coming home soon 🙂

Notices and Reminders: 

  • We are still waiting for our Spelling and Grammar books to arrive. We are going to try something new this week and make a Spelling packet with all five Spelling pages for the week stapled together. Please return the packet to school each day.
  • Wednesday 9/18 – Boy Scout Assembly – may wear scout uniform
  • Thursday 9/19 – Pretzel Day. Please see the Communication Folder if you would like to order pretzels for your child this year.
  • Monday, 9/23 HSA Meeting 7:00 PM – Hope to see you there!
  • Thursday 9/26 – Mass at 8:15 AM in the IHM Chapel – All Are Welcome! 😊

What We Are Learning This Week:

Religion –

Ch. 3 – Jesus Lives in His Church

Ask me …

– to tell you what Jesus gives us at Baptism.

– to tell you when we become members of the Church.

– to explain that Faith helps us believe in God.

– to define a sacrament.

– to tell you who made the promise for us at Baptism to help us live like a good Christian.

– to tell you the symbols of Baptism and what they are used for (hint: water, white robe, candle).

– to tell you who the head of the Church is.

– to tell you who the leaders of the Church are.

– to tell you who Jesus sent to live in us and to help us.

Math – 

Place Value (Test on Thursday 9/19)

Ask me …

– to read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals and number names.

– to tell you that 10 tens equals 1 hundred, 20 tens equals 2 hundreds, etc.

– to identify the value of each digit in a three-digit number.

– to write any three-digit number in expanded form.

– to skip count by 5s, 10s, and 100s within 1000.

– to compare two three-digit numbers based on the meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits.

– to use the less than, equal to, and greater than symbols (<, = , >) when comparing three-digit numbers.

Practice addition and subtraction facts up to 20.

First in Math:  Click here and log in to practice your math facts and earn stickers! Who will be our next player of the day???

Reading –  

Unit 1 Week 3

Weekly Concept: Pets Are Our Friends

Essential Question: How can a pet be an important friend?

Comprehension Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions

Comprehension Skill: Setting, Characters, Events

Genre: Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

Phonics: Words with Two-Letter Blends

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

Spelling – (If your child gets a 100% on the Spelling Pretest, he/she will not have to take the test on Friday – I will put a star next to Spelling homework in the homework copybook)

Unit 1 Week 3 (Pretest on Thurs. 9/19, Test on Fri. 9/20)

Words with Two-Letter Blends:

grass, trips, crack, still, west, mask, clap, plans, milk, belt

Review Words:

fog, tub

High-Frequency Words:

by, he, she

Grammar –  

Subjects:

  • subject tells who or what the sentence is about.
  • The subject is often at the beginning of a sentence.
  • Example: The cat is white.

Homework:  

***Practice rapid recall of addition and subtraction facts to 20 each night!  ALSO:  Practice memorizing up to the 5 times tables!

   Monday :  

Rel. –  p. 19

Math – p. 103

Spell. – p. 12

Practice Vocabulary Words.

   Tuesday :

Rel. –  p. 20-21

Math –  p. 104

Spell. –  p. 13

Practice Vocabulary Words.

   Wednesday:

Rel. – p.  22

Math – Finish review worksheet & study for test

Spell. – p. 14 & Pretest Tomorrow

Practice Vocabulary Words.

   Thursday:

Rel. – Study for Ch. 3 Test

Math – Play First in Math

Spell. – Study Words & Test Tomorrow

Grammar – p.  14

Practice Vocabulary Words.

God Bless,

Mrs. Kelton 💖

Specials Schedule: 

Monday: Gym

Tuesday: Computers

Wednesday:  Music & Spanish

Thursday:  Library

Health (January- June)

Friday:  Art

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/