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Second Grade

Welcome to our SUPER Second Grade!

We are very excited that you will be joining us this year to become SUPER Learners! Our SUPER classes will take a safari and explore animals and habitats. We will learn about communities, travel to the Moon, and look at folklore and traditions from around the world. We will work with three digit addition and subtraction, measurement, data, multiplication and division. Our SUPER Learners will also work with STEM or science, solving problems, working with experiments, and practice being engineers.
So, enjoy your Labor Day weekend! Take lots of time to read and be ready to put on your superhero capes this fall! We can't wait to fly through Second Grade with you!
Your friends,
        Mrs. Brai, Ms. DiMaio and Miss Scinto 
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Second Grade Weekly News: (We will post weekly information to keep families up to date with all that is happening with our SUPER Second Graders!)

Week of January 14, 2019 Welcome back to our first full week in the new year! 
This week we will be focusing on nonfiction texts related to how animals can survive in arctic environments.We will continue to work on midyear testing. Students will be taking the computer based NWEA assessments and read 1to1 with their teacher for the TRC/DIBELs assessments. In Math, students will be working with money and time and taking a break from adding and subtracting numbers to 100 using a variety of strategies. Students will continue working with Matter this week in Science.
UPCOMING EVENTS: January 15, 2019 Game Night (Sponsored by the PTO)
                                     January 16, 2019 Crazy Hair/Hat Day (Sponsored by the Staff-$1 for Leukemia Society)
                                     January 21, 2019~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (NO SCHOOL)
                                     January 25, 2019~Spirit Day (Sponsored by the PTO-$1 donation)
We have an early lunch schedule this year. Students will be having a short working healthy snack in the afternoon to maintain strong minds and bodies throughout the day. Snack options could include a piece of fruit or cut vegetables, crackers, or  pretzels. We will be sending home a letter with some suggestions and additional information. If you have any questions, please contact your classroom teacher. (Please do not send in any snacks with nuts or nut-butters.)
We can't wait to see all of our SUPER Second Graders on Monday morning!
                                                                             ~The Second Grade Team

Second Grade Homework: 

Second Grade January Homework Packets were sent out to start the new year. 
Students will again have a Reading Log, MatH Calendar and Family STEM Project.
Please choose one of the January STEM Family activity choices - this month we have an option to create an object that can move or create your own invention. 
If you have any questions, please contact your child's teacher.
~The Second Grade Team 

Second Grade Links and Websites to Support Learning:



Social Studies:




Grade 2 Specials Schedules:
Please wear your sneakers for P.E. Days!! Image result for sneaker clipart free
  • Monday: Music
  • Tuesday: Media
  • Wednesday: P.E.
  • Thursday: P.E.
  • Friday: Art & Media
  • Monday: No Specials
  • Tuesday: Music
  • Wednesday: P.E.
  • Thursday: Media & P.E.
  • Friday: Art & Media
  • Monday: P.E.
  • Tuesday: No Specials
  • Wednesday: Music & Media
  • Thursday: Art & Media
  • Friday: P.E.

Image result for superhero homework clipart freeNovember Homework Links:

1. Super Reading Log
2. MatH Calendar
3. STEM Family Projects
     (See attached below.)