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.
Amen


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.

Please contact me at kpennington@shsm.org, or call the school at 662-349-0900 ext. 107
 
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December 4th- 8th
Phonics and Spelling:
Lesson 56: Ghost Letters Diagraphs: gn, kn, wr
Lesson 57: Diphthong ou, diagraph ou
Lesson 58: Diphthong ow, diagraph ow
Lesson 59: Suffixes er, est, y
Lesson 60: Assessment

Spelling List #12: spin, bump, scrap, melt, smell, quest, art, cord, brush, shock, cook, cluster, drill, fuss, champ, are, said, says, want, what

Our next test will be Thursday, December 7th. If students get all 20 words correct they are finished with spelling for the week. If the student misses any words, he/she will need to write each word 5x each Thursday night, attach it to the spelling test, and retake it on Friday. All spelling tests will need to be signed Thursday night and returned Friday. I will send each spelling list, along with notebook paper, and the tic- tac toe- board home on the Friday before the next school week. Students will need to return the homework tic –tac-toe board with written assignments attached each Thursday in red folder. This gives families a chance to choose when they can complete the assignments. So you have from Friday night-Wednesday night to complete a tic-tac-toe 3 in a row. Make sure that a parent has initialed the 3 in a row spelling activities that your child has completed. Please contact me with any questions!

Math:
We will continue shapes. This week we will continue composing/decomposing plane shapes. We will begin 3D/solid shapes.

Students will continue 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 begin antonyms at the end of the week. Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Example: cold/hot , dry/wet

Reading: We will be reading the book The Legend of the Poinsettia. We will not be taking the vocabulary/comprehension test until Wednesday, Dec. 13th. We have many activities to complete with this book. Skills: cause/effect, story elements


Social Studies: We will continue with a new state of the week.

Dates to Remember:
November 17th: Denim Day HIV/Aids Ministry; Basketball game SHS/Holy Family
Nov. 20-24: Thanksgiving Break
December 8th: Denim Day : Walls Social Service

Dec. 8 – Immaculate Conception – Mass 1:40

Dec.12 – Our Lady of Guadeloupe – Mass 1:40

December 15th: Noon Dismissal
December 19th: Last Day of 2nd 9 weeks
December 20th- January 7th: Christmas Break
Remind
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E-Mail
Parents- If I don't have your email address yet, please send it to me via my e-mail address! kpennington@shsm.org along with your child's name! Thanks :)
Auxiliary Schedule
Monday:
Music 1:08-1:53

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

Wednesday:
Computer 1:08-1:53

Thursday:
Library 7:42-8:27

Friday:
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.
Homework
No "Homework" exist(s)
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