Letters to Parents

November 8, 2019

posted Nov 7, 2019, 11:50 AM by Shela Brockmann


Dear Parents,                                                        

Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

millions                    choices                     drift                           simple          

weaker                     wrapped                   disgusting                decide

               

  Our story this week will be Jellies: The Life of a Jellyfish

 

Spelling: contractions

I’m                  don’t              isn’t                can’t               we’ll               it’s                   I’ve

didn’t             you’re            that’s             wasn’t           you’ve           us                    them

Grammar:    verbs- present, past, and future

Writing:   persuasive

Math:    use related facts to make two-digit fact families, take apart numbers to make a ten to subtract, use models to regroup and find differences.

Religion:  We celebrate the different seasons of the Church Year

Health:  proper care of eyes, teeth, ears, taking care of our bodies

Social Studies:  Native Americans  -different kinds of communities, people and societies have the same basic needs, contrast the way of life of families around the world.

November 1, 2019

posted Nov 1, 2019, 4:50 AM by Shela Brockmann

Dear Parents,                                                  

Our story this week will be How Chipmunk Got His Stripes.

Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

tunnel                       curled                        height                       direction

toward                      healed                       brag                           tease

 

  

Spelling words:                                                                                                                Liked                 using              riding             chased           spilled            making          mixed

Closed            hoping           baked                        hiding                        standing        asked        sleeping

Grammar:       verbs in the present

Writing:   writing instructions

Math:  Quick draw to add, two-digit fact families, take apart tens to subtract.

Religion:  We celebrate the Gift of the Holy Spirit in the Sacrament of Confirmation and are strengthened.  Fire reminds us of the Holy Spirit.  Generally the Archbishop confirms us by anointing with Sacred Chrism. 

Social Studies:

Identifying the seven continents and starting on landforms.

 

October 25, 2019

posted Oct 28, 2019, 12:03 PM by Shela Brockmann

Second Grade Newsletter                  

Family mass is Sunday at 11:00.  Our Fall Festival will be on Thursday afternoon during school.  No costumes are needed.

            Our story this week will be Lesson 8  Super Storms.

Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

beware                damage               bend                    flash

pounding             prevent               reach                   equal

 

 

 

 

Spelling words:  consonant digraphs th, sh, wh, ch, tch

dish                than               chest             such              thin                 push               shine

chase             white             while              these              flash               which             then  

Grammar:    What is a verb?

Writing:    writing workshop

Math:  rewrite two-digit addition, add three and four two-digit numbers, make a model

Religion:  7 Sacraments 1. Baptism- we become members of the church

  2. Reconciliation-we admit our wrongdoing, say (and mean) I’m sorry, Make-up   3.  Holy Eucharist- when we receive God’s body and blood 4. Confirmation- we are old enough to say I believe and follow Jesus  5. Matrimony- marriage  6. Holy Orders- Commit your life to God   7.  Anointing of the sick- before death

Social Studies:  Locate and identify landforms (plateaus, islands, hills, mountains, valleys)

October 11, 2019

posted Oct 10, 2019, 12:24 PM by Shela Brockmann


Dear Parents,                  

Family Mass is Sunday at 11:00 in the church.  Please try to join. 

Our story this week will be Animals Building Homes.

           

Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

shaped                branches             pond          beaks                  

deepest               break                   hang           winding

 


Spelling words
:  common final blends nd, ng, nk, nt, ft, xt, mp

next                end                 camp              sank               sing                 drink              hunt

stand              long                stamp                        pond              bring              jump              left

Grammar:    more plural nouns

Writing:   informative writing

Math:  repeated addition with arrays, even and odd numbers, sums of equal numbers,

Religion:  We belong to the Church, we celebrate by praying and worshiping, the
Church gives us seven special signs called sacraments that bring us closer to God    

Science:  What are animal needs, Some kinds of animals, How do body coverings help animals, life cycles

Social Studies:  Needs, wants and choices, food producers, consumers, challenges

October 3, 2019

posted Oct 3, 2019, 8:08 AM by Shela Brockmann


Dear Parents,

            Please return the Walk-a-thon pledge sheet along with any money that has been collected.

Our story this week will be Teacher’s Pets.

Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

wonderful           noises                  quiet                    sprinkled

share                   noticed                bursting               suddenly

 

 

 

Spelling words:  consonant blends r, s, l

Spin                clap                grade             swim              place              last                  test

Skin                drag               glide               just                 stage              slip                  drive

Grammar:    singular and plural nouns

Writing:  writing a true story

Math:  skip count on a hundred chart, find a pattern to solve a problem, repeated addition

Religion:  Jesus gathered many followers to be his disciples, Jesus died and rose to new life, Jesus promised to send the Holy Spirit, the Holy Spirit helps the Church to grow. 

Health: Continue to work on communication Identify a variety of healthy snacks-

Social Studies:  Citizens follow rules and laws, Our government and government around the world, Governments working together


Second Grade Newsletter September 30, 2019

posted Sep 30, 2019, 12:07 PM by Shela Brockmann


Dear Parents,

            Please return the Walk-a-thon pledge sheet along with any money that has been collected.

Our story this week will be Teacher’s Pets.

Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

wonderful           noises                  quiet                    sprinkled

share                   noticed                bursting               suddenly

 

 

 

Spelling words:  consonant blends r, s, l

Spin                clap                grade             swim              place              last                  test

Skin                drag               glide               just                 stage              slip                  drive

Grammar:    singular and plural nouns

Writing:  writing a true story

Math:  skip count on a hundred chart, find a pattern to solve a problem, repeated addition

Religion:  Jesus gathered many followers to be his disciples, Jesus died and rose to new life, Jesus promised to send the Holy Spirit, the Holy Spirit helps the Church to grow. 

Health: Continue to work on communication Identify a variety of healthy snacks-

Social Studies:  Citizens follow rules and laws, Our government and government around the world, Governments working together

September 17, 2019

posted Sep 17, 2019, 5:13 AM by Shela Brockmann

Second Grade Newsletter

Dear Parents,                                                               

            Our  story this week will be Dogs. 

Spelling words:  long a, long I

cake               mine               plate               size                 ate                  grape             prize

Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

hairy                    mammals            litter                    stayed       

canned                chews                  clipped                coat

Ch               ews            clipped       coat

wipe               race                line                 pile                 rake                gave               bike

 

 

 

Grammar:    different types of sentences

Math:  write a number sentence to solve a problem, count back to find the difference, use double facts to find the difference

Religion:  Recognize ways the Holy Spirit helps us, identify ways to help the church grow, grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Health:  Write in a journal healthy ways to effectively communicate, trusted adults at home and at school, 

September 11, 2019

posted Sep 6, 2019, 10:42 AM by Shela Brockmann   [ updated Sep 11, 2019, 11:16 AM ]

Due to the extreme heat, school will not be in session on Thursday and Friday- September 12 or 13.  Our spelling and reading test will be on Monday. 


Dear Parents,

            We gotten off to a great start with the exception of so many forgetting to finish their vocabulary sentences for Wednesday morning.  Please make sure it is in their folder.  On Tuesday September 10 many of our classmates will be going to Operation School Bell- Make sure they are at school on time.

            Our  story this week will be My Family. 

Spelling words: short vowels o,u,e      

wet                 job                  hug                 rest                 spot                mud               left    

help                plum              nut                  net                  hot                  get                  not 


Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

remembered                porch                   crown                            spend        

stuck                             visit                      cousin                            piano

 

Grammar:    recognizing a sentence and using the correct article (a, an)

Math: vocabulary words are add, addend, count on, doubles, sum, partners to 10

Religion:  Jesus heals the blind man, Jesus gathers his twelve apostles, we are the church, Jesus invites us to follow him, making the sign of the cross,

Health:  Describe how to communicate in healthy ways, explain how to be caring for others

Social Studies:  families, timelines, Angel Island

August 29,2019

posted Aug 29, 2019, 11:48 AM by Shela Brockmann   [ updated Sep 5, 2019, 11:18 AM ]


            Meet the teacher night is tonight from 7:00-9:00.  As a quick reference we will be having homework every day except Friday.  A new parent letter will be coming home Friday with a new list of spelling and vocabulary words.  Math will be every night and vocabulary sentences will be due on Wednesday.  Spelling words should be studied throughout the week.                                  

            Our story this week will be Henry and Mudge. 

Spelling words:

sad             dig             jam            glad           list             win

flat             if                 fix               rip              kit              mask

 

Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

collars      straight             floppy                weighed            big             drooled             dog            curly                   row           stood

Grammar:    A sentence with subject and predicates

Math: vocabulary words are add, addend, count on, doubles, sum, difference

Religion:  Praise the three persons in the Blessed Trinity

Health-Identify appropriate ways to express and deal with feelings, why it is wrong to tease and bully others, healthy relationships.


Second Grade Newsletter

September 6, 2019

Dear Parents,

            We gotten off to a great start with the exception of so many forgetting to finish their vocabulary sentences for Wednesday morning.  Please make sure it is in their folder.  On Tuesday September 10 many of our classmates will be going Operation School Bell- Make sure they are at school on time.

            Our  story this week will be My Family. 

Spelling words: short vowels o,u,e      

wet                 job                  hug                 rest                 sjpot               mud               left     

Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

remembered                porch                   crown                            spend        

stuck                             visit                      cousin                            piano

 

help                plum              nut                  net                  hot                  get                  not

Vocabulary words: Write each word in a sentence –due on Wednesday

remembered                       porch             crown                                    spend

stuck                                      Visit                cousin                        piano

 

Grammar:    recognizing a sentence and using the correct article (a, an)

Math: vocabulary words are add, addend, count on, doubles, sum, partners to 10

Religion:  Jesus heals the blind man, Jesus gathers his twelve apostles, we are the church, Jesus invites us to follow him, making the sign of the cross,

Health:  Describe how to communicate in healthy ways, explain how to be caring for others

Social Studies:  families, timelines, Angel Island

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