Grade 2 - Kari Pennington
Instructor: Mrs. Pennington   

2nd Grade Morning Class Prayer

The sun is rising in the sky,
thank you God that you and I
can be together for this day.
Guide me as I work and play.

Our before lunch prayer can be found in the front of the student planner:

Bless us, O Lord, and these your gifts, which we are about to receive from your goodness, through Christ Our Lord, Amen.

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August 14th- 18th
Phonics and Spelling:
Lesson 1: Short and Long Vowels
Lesson 2: Review of Vowels
Lesson 3:Consonants
Lesson 4: The Rule vc

The first spelling list will go home on Friday, August 18th. The first spelling homeworks will be due Thursday, August 24th when we take our first spelling test.

We will continue reviewing basic addition facts this week. We will focus on the commutative property, doubles/near doubles, and fact patterns.

Students will begin taking timed tests. Students will have 1 minute and 30 seconds to complete 25 math problems. Each student will begin with addition 1's. If he/she completes the 25 problems and they are all correct he/she will move up to the next test. Students will continue working on each level until it is mastered.

We will also complete A.M. Remember each student must complete 10 math objectives in A.M. each 9 weeks.

English: We will be reviewing alphabetical order and will begin on the types of sentences.

Reading: Our story will come from our basal reader this week Three Up a Tree. Vocabulary words will come home in their red folder on Monday to study. Students will be expected to match the correct vocabulary word to the definition and use each word correctly in a sentence. Students will have a comprehension test and a vocabulary test on Friday. Skill: Inference

Science: In science, we will be learning about the eclipse that will be taking place on August 21st.

Social Studies: We will begin learning how to complete our state of the week.

Dates to Remember:
August 12th:10:00 Protection of Children
August 19th: 4:00 Protection of Children, 5:00 Back to School Picnic
August 25th: Denim Day for Hernando Social Services
September 2-5: Labor Day Holiday
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Remind Messages
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Auxiliary Schedule
Music 1:08-1:53

P.E.- Students must wear their P.E. uniforms and tennis shoes 1:08-1:53

Computer 1:08-1:53

Library 7:42-8:27

Spanish 1:08-1:53
Family Service Hours
Each family must provide 15 hours of service to the school per year. Families who do not have their hours completed by the end of the current school term will not be placed on class rolls for the coming year until the service has been completed. *The hours will be totaled at the end of each term. The form should be turned into the youngest child's homeroom teacher. Please e-mail Mrs. Pennington when you need a new form.
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