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Class 2B

Welcome to Mr. Dicker’s 2B Class Page!

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“We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song!”

– Saint Augustine

Alleluia, Christ is risen! Easter blessings to you and your families! May the risen Christ fill your hearts with joy!

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.

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

Scholastic Book Club:  Class Code PHZBX.  Order online or send in check (payable to Scholastic Books) with order form. The May Book Order will be due on Friday 5/17.

 

Specials Schedule:

Monday: Gym

Tuesday: Art

Wednesday: Library, Spanish

Thursday: Computer

Friday: Health (Aug.-Jan.), Music 

  

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

*Practice rapid recall of math facts each night: Addition and Subtraction up to 20*

Monday

Rel. – 

Math – 

Spell. – 

Practice Vocabulary Words.

Library book due tomorrow.

Tuesday

Rel. – p. 163-164

Math – p. 151

Spell. – p. 124 & Pretest Tomorrow

Practice Vocabulary Words.

Field Trip Tomorrow. Wear gym uniform. Pack a bag lunch.

Wednesday

Rel. – Study for Unit 4 Test

Math – p. 262

Spell. – Study Words; Test Tomorrow

Practice Vocabulary Words.

Sign Test Folder.

Thursday

Rel. –

Math – p. 155

Spell. –

Grammar –

Practice Vocabulary Words.

No Hot Lunch Tomorrow.

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

Have a great week! God bless! 

Mr. Dicker 🙂

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