Ask your second grader:

  • What was the author’s purpose for writing the story, A Picnic in October?
  • What are some other reasons authors write?
  • What is a pronoun? What is a reflexive pronoun? Can you give an example?
  • How does adding the prefix “im” change the meaning of the word “possible”? What about “in” in the word “indestructible”?
  • How do you use decomposition to solve the problem 758-346? How do you set up the vertical algorithm for this problem?
  • What is regrouping?

Upcoming events:

  • We enjoyed meeting with many of you on Tuesday at conferences. We appreciate your support!
  • There will be no school on Monday, November 12th.
  • Progress reports go home on Thursday, November 15th.
  • Second grade Grandparent Lunch is on Thursday, November 15th during our regular lunch time (10:30-11:00).
  • Thanksgiving break is November 21st-23rd.
  • Our field trip to TPAC is Wednesday, November 28th. Students need to wear their 2018-19 field trip t-shirt and bring a lunch from home. We will be eating in our classrooms when we return to school.

Upcoming Skills:

  • ELA:  apostrophes (contractions and possessives), words with ai and ay, infer character traits
  • Writing focus:  friendly letters
  • Math: addition and subtraction with regrouping
  • Social Studies:  History and Time; Landmarks, Timelines

Have a wonderful weekend!

The 2nd Grade Team