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Copy of 2nd Grade Newsnotes

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Where teacher-family partnerships contribute to academic success for our students!

         August 28th - Septemeber 2

Monday  Welcome Back Ice Cream Social @ 5:30 
Tuesday  no school 
Wednesday  First day of school!  
Thursday  "Getting to know you" see message below 
Friday  From summer to school inventories 


What We Are Working On:



  • Getting to know what our reading level and choosing a book for silent reading.
  • MrsK is reading "My Father's Dragon by Ruth Styles GannettOur "One School, One Read" choice will be aligned with the "Classics," those stories that have stood the test of time and are a must experiencefor all readers.
  • This week we are alphabetizing, practicing letter formation, and getting to know each other. 


Language Arts/Spelling:

  • Spelling will begin on Tuesday, September 9th. We will be practicing the Sitton spelling method in class using beginning sight words as a review.
  • Various journal entries (first day letter home, personal reading strengths, fall poem). 



  • This week will be quick reviews (ordering, sequencing, 1 digit + 1 digit timings, and skip counting by 2.



  • classroom
  • school grounds
  • classroom rules
  • classroom meetings
  • personal "school" interests 

Upcoming dates:

We will be sharing our "All about me bags." Ask your students about my sharing.

Include pictures, a collection item, anything that represents their family, and 

whatever is their interests (favorite book), etc. As soon as their bag is ready send it 

to school. We will be sharing one-two a day for the first full week of school!

Home Practice:

  • Reading at home for 15-20 minutes every night Sunday-Thursday
  • Math at home: practice basic addition 0 + 3 = 3. Timed practice will

           begin on Tuesday, September 9th.  

  1. Thank you PTSO for our new playground! What fun!
  2. Scholastic Book Orders: Browse titles at home and then go online to order.

 Class Code: R87CR  


24-7 at home skill practice:


*Logins= student: FnameL/lunch# (KimS/2017)


Please contact me at any point, 

MrsK (Kim) Shealy


Phone: 360.225.7366


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