2-4 | Mrs. Magarie

                     

  
Congratulations to my second graders in receiving their Sacrament of Reconciliation!!!
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What's New This Week:
Reading/ELA
:  Our main reading selection this week is a humorous fiction called, "Officer Buckles and Gloria".  Our secondary reading selection is an article called, "Safety at Home". 
Skills we will work on:
Comprehension - Cause & Effect; Humor
Grammar - Abbreviations
Phonics/Spelling - Compound Words
Writing - Non-Fiction (finishing up writing about Helen Keller) 

Habitat Book Report:  We have been very busy working on our habitat project and the children enjoy learning from each other.  All dioramas & Boom Report flip books need should be completed by Jan. 23rd.  We are also working on a large mural depicting our habitats.

Religion:
We have been practicing the 'Act of Contrition' and preparing for our Sacrament of Reconciliation which will take place this Tuesday, Jan. 15th in the afternoon.  All parents & family members are invited.. Hope to see you there!

Math: We are learning how to regroup when adding two digit addends,  On strategy is using the 'break apart strategy'. Another strategy is to rewrite the 2-digit numbers in 'tens' & 'ones'. Other Strategies will be taught and used to help us easily add two digit addends.

Social Studies: We are on Studies Weekly #13 which covers more map skills.  We will look more into reading World maps and locating different habitats throughout the world. 

Have a great week!!

Mrs. Magarie
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"We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today". 

by Stacia Tauscher