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NEWS FLASH: Classroom Assistanceletter

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The week of Feb. 4-8, I LOVE to Read Month

Mon., Feb. 4- Media. Happy Birthday Frankee S.

Tues., Feb. 5- Music. 4-6 PM Creativity Helps Hunger Soup Night, Main Gym.

Wed., Feb. 6- Gym. Roller skating in gym. Happy 1/2 Birthday Evan C. (Aug. 3).

Thurs., Feb. 7- Art.

Fri., Feb. 8 -Gym. Roller skating in gym. All school hallway read.

Assistance and Announcements

Roller Skating-On Wednesday and Friday of this week your child will be roller skating in gym. He or she will need:

  • TWO pairs of LONG socks (for blister prevention)
  • To know his or her shoe size
  • A helmet (if available)
  • Pads (if available)
  • We ask that students DO NOT bring in their own skates 

Valentines- Our class will celebrate Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 14th. Students may bring valentines to give to their classmates. Valentines are optional, but students that choose to give valentines should make them for ALL of their classmates. Students should also decorate a container at home to hold their valentines. Please do not send valentines or containers to school until Thursday, Feb. 14th. Thank you!

Mystery Readers-Look for a note this week for the opportunity to sign up to be a Mystery Reader in our class during the month of February.

Valentine’s Day Party Volunteers Needed- On Thursday, February 14th ALL second graders look forward to celebrating Valentine’s Day together. WE’D LOVE YOUR HELP!  Volunteers will set up games, activities, and crafts “carnival style” in the second grade classrooms and second grade hallway. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the party, please return the pink form sent home with your child or call/email Mrs. Clark. We are looking for activities that allow students to “roam” around. A few ideas from past years include: face painting, pin the heart, musical hearts, bowling, bingo, and stack the candy hearts.

What we are learning in 2nd grade...

Reading- This week we will read a nonfiction text called A Home on the Prairie. Students will generate questions about the text before, during, and after reading to deepen understanding and gain information.

Math- This week in math we will continue to learn about 3D shapes. Students will build and name common 2D and 3D shapes. They will count faces, edges, and vertices of 3D shapes. We will also learn about symmetry and practice finding lines of symmetry.

Spelling- Our spelling pattern this week is words with prefixes un-, re-, pre-, dis-