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Welcome to Second Grade: Mrs. Luback’s Class

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Being a member of Class 2-1 means you are eager and ready to learn. Believe in yourself. Believe you can achieve.     If you think someone could use a friend, be one! We are a winning team!

Let’s keep the lines of communication open. Working with your child is a team effort keeping in mind that not all learning takes place in the classroom……not all teaching is done by the teacher…..and not all learning is done by the children.

To speak with me with any concerns you may write a note, call the school office and leave a message for a return call, or email me at CLuback@scgstl.org

CLASS SCHEDULE-

MONDAY:  ART  and MUSIC

TUESDAY:  GYM

WEDNESDAY:  COMPUTER

THURSDAY:  GYM and LIBRARY

FRIDAY:  MUSIC

THIS WEEK IN SECOND GRADE 

                                                                             MAY 22nd – MAY 26th                                                                                                           

READING : We will continue with UNIT 6: Traditions . We will introduce WEEK 4.  Our  story Red, White,and Blue.  The genre of this story is Narrative Non- Fiction. We will focus on our EQ: What traditions and  celebrations involve our country’s flag? CCSS  Lit.3 &5  Foundational Skills  CCSS Lit 1 Drawing Conclusions. CCSSLit.2&5. Our  writing prompt: Dialogue between 2 using quotations.WE WILL BE WORKING ON THIS STORY FOR TWO WEEKS BECAUSE THE NEXT TWO WEEKS HAVE DAYS OFF, AND OUR CLASS TRIP!  SPELLING AND VOCABULARY TESTS NEXT FRIDAY JUNE 2ND!

ELA/GRAMMAR:  This week we will continue with  homonyms and synonyms.We will also review our EQ What are quotation marks, and when do we use them?                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CCSS:Lang 2  and 4b.

PHONICS: We will introduce Abbreviations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CCSS: FS 3d/Lang 2

SPELLING:Words for the week : Mr. Mister    Mrs. Misses    St. Street    Dr. Doctor     Rd. Road    Ave. Avenue                                                                  Ms. Miss    Jan. January    Feb. February    Mar. March    Apr. April    Aug. August                                                           Sept. September    Oct. October    Nov. November    Dec. December    St. Saint                                                                 Pkwy. Parkway    Sr. Sister    Apt. Apartment                                                                                                                                                                                            CCSS: FS 3/ Lang 2

AMAZING VOCABULARY: Words for the week: freedom   flag   stars   stripes   nickname    birthday    America                                                                                               indivisible    independence    history                                                                                                                                                            CCSS: Lang. 4a/5a

MATH:  We will  complete  Topic  14  Adding and Subtracting Money  CCSS:2MD8/2NBT 1a/b ,7 and 9. TEST  TUESDAY MAY 23rd  TOPIC 14  ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION WITH MONEY. We will introduce Topic 16 Time, graphs, and using data. Continue to  go on Mathletics. Children were given there own username and password. It can be used at home for practice.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will continue Chapter 8 All About Work we will keep in mind our EQ What are some of the jobs our community has to offer?What are volunteers? What is the difference between needs,  wants, goods, and services?TEST  TUESDAY JUNE 6th. REREAD YOUR NOTES NIGHTLY!!!!!!

SCIENCE: We have  complete  our chapter on Weather and Other Earth Changes. We know  how  weather changes and the different  kinds of weather  there is. We learned a song about the water cycle and  compared different kinds of clouds and different weather conditions. Test  went well for most!

RELIGION:  We  will continue  Chapter 23 The Church Lives On .We will answer our EQ: What is Pentecost?                                     TEST CHAPTERS 17-18-19  THURSDAY  JUNE 1st CONTINUE STUDYING NIGHTLY! REREAD                                     REVIEW SHEET.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SCRIPT: We have finished all lower case letters in script. This week children will be introduce to UPPER CASE LETTERS:  /A/  /O/ /D/ /C/ /E/ and  /N/. Children will write for HW during the week words: August   October    December    Christmas   Easter and   November   in their script notebook.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              REMINDERS FOR MAY:                                                                                                              Let us continue to encourage our children to strive to do their best in this last trimester in second grade!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SPRING PICTURE $  IS PAST DUE ! RETURN PICTURES  OR SEND IN FEES! THANK YOU                                        THINK ABOUT PURCHASING A SUMMER BRIDGE WORKBOOK FOR YOUR CHILD!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MAY 25th- Ascension Thursday SCHOOL MASS 10:30  COMMUNION CHILDREN  ARE ABLE TO WEAR THEIR                          COMMUNION CLOTHES TO SCHOOL FOR MASS. IF YOU WANT YOUR CHILD TO CHANGE AFTER                        MASS PLEASE SEND IN THEIR SCHOOL UNIFORM and hanger and bag for communion clothes and                          shoes.  THANK YOU!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               May 26th- PROFESSIONAL DAY-  NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS,  TEACHERS RETREAT DAY!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  May 29th- MEMORIAL DAY!    SCHOOL IS CLOSED!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        May 31st- CLASS TRIP TO APPLE-BEE’S   THREE IN ONE TRIP—-KITCHEN TOUR—   LUNCHEON  —                                      MAD SCIENTIST SHOW TO FOLLOW AFTER LUNCH—-TRIP FEES CASH ONLY DUE BY MAY 25th.

Our story Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night  took us on a camping adventure where we explored nature, made smores                   and sat under “tents” looking at the stars. Here are some photos of the memories we made.

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