Class 2A

 Welcome to Miss. Harry's 2A Class Page!

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Notices and Dates to Remember:

  • Second Grade Crayola Field Trip. Information was sent home last week about our field trip on May 16. PLease return the permission slip and payment as soon as possible. Thank you :)

Thursday 4/19 : Mass at 8:15 A.M. in IHM Chapel

Friday 4/20 : Hawk Walk!! This is a full day of school. Please pack a lunch today.

Monday 4/23 : First Communion Practice 6:00 - 7:30 P.M. at St. Jane Church (Hartley Ave). Students recieving at the 9:30 A.M. Mass must attend. Girls should wear their dress shoes to practice. 

Tuesday 4/24 : First Communion Practice 6:00 - 7:30 P.M. at St. Jane Church (Hartley Ave). Students recieving at the 12:00 Noon Mass must attend. Girls should wear their dress shoes to practice. 

Wednesday 2/25 Mid-Trimester progress Reports.

Saturday 4/28 : First Holy Communion 9:30 A.M. and 12:00 Noon.

Thursday 5/3 : Mass and May Crowning with Bishop Schlert. Please see the letting in this week's test folder for more info.


Other Communication Notes: 

Please do not hesitate to email me with any questions or concerns. I will get back to you ASAP, but please note the school policy of allowing a grace period of 24 hours to respond.

SJF Communication Folder:  Please refer to the Weekly Communication Folder for additional school information.

Scholastic Book Club:  Class Code RD697. Order online or send in check (payable to Scholastic Books) with order form. 


Specials Schedule: 

Monday: Gym 

Tuesday: Music & Art


Thursday: Computers

Friday: Library


What We Are Learning This Week:


Chapter 21: We Receive the Bread of Life

Ask me ...

- to tell you the name of the prayer we say before Holy Communion to ask for forgiveness.

- to tell you what we say when we offer each other the Sign of Peace.

- to tell you what we call Jesus when we ask for forgiveness before Communion.

- to explain what the Roman soldier said when Jesus was coming to his house.  What do we say?

- to tell you how long one should fast before receiving Holy Communion.

- to tell you what the priest says when we receive Holy Communion.

- to tell you our response when we receive Holy Communion.

- to tell you what we do and say after we receive Communion.



Chapter 11: Measurement

Ask me ...

- to estimate and measure length and height in inches, feet, and yards.

- to measure lengths to the nearest half inch.

- to choose inches, feet, or yards as the most appropriate unit of measure.

- to find differences in length.

- to solve word problems about length using drawings and writing number sentences.

- to estimate and measure length and height in centimeters and meters.

- to estimate and find the area of a figure in square units.

- to divide a rectangle into square units and count the total units to find the area.

-to use a map and drawings to solve two-step problems


Practice addition and subtraction facts up to 20.

Log on to FirstInMath to practice your facts and earn stickers!



Unit 5 Week 4 (Test on Thurs. 4/19)

Weekly Concept: Preserving Our Earth

Essential Question: How can we protect the Earth?

Comprehension Strategy: Make, Confirm, Revise Predictions

Comprehension Skill: Problem and Solution 

Genre: Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Homophones

Phonics: Variant Vowel /ô/ (a, aw, au, augh, al, ough)


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Unit 5 Week 4 (Pre-Test on Wed. 4/18 & Test on Thurs. 4/19)

Words with Varient Vowels /o/:

ball, amall, paw, jaw, pause, sauce, taught, chalk, walk, sought

Review Words:

new, fruit

High-Frequency Words:

city, own, read



Irregular Verbs:

  • Irregular verbs do not add -ed to form the past tense.
  • Students should be familiar with the following irregular verbs: go (went), do (did), see (saw), say (said), tell (told), come (came), run (ran), hide (hid), give (gave), sing (sang) & sit (sat) 


  • contraction is a short form of two words.
  • An apostrophe shows where one or more letters have been left out.
  • Example: is not = isn't



*Practice rapid recall of math facts each night: addition and subtraction up to 20.

*Read a new book!


Religion: pg. 158

Math: p. 144

Spelling: p. 117

Grammar: pg. 

Practice Vocabulary Words. 



Religion: Study Ch 21

Math: p. 260

Spelling: p. 119; Pre-Test Tomorrow

Grammar: pg. 

Practice Vocabulary Words.



Religion: p. 

Math: p. 261

Spelling: Test Tomorrow

Practice Vocabulary Words.

Sign Test Folder.

Library Book due Thursday.




Math: p. 148


Grammar: p. 

Practice Vocabulary Words.


Helpful Links

Religion: LoyolaPress     Grade 2 Religion Resources

ABCya! Second Grade Games and Apps   Math, Language Arts, Reading, and more

Sadlier-Oxford Math   Grade 2 Practice Skills, Math Minutes

Glencoe McGraw-Hill Math Virtual Manipulatives

NCTM Illuminations  Math Interactives

FirstInMath (log in, reinforce and enhance math skills and concepts)

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