Notices and Dates to Remember:
As the Winter season continues, 2A asks that you donate any extra tissues, paper towels, hand sanitizer, and Clorox wipes. Thank you in advance!
Olympic Re-Registration Race: Please return your 2017-2018 Re-Registration Form ASAP. 2A is looking to win the Gold!
This Week ...
Monday, January 22 - Make-up Second Parent Session. 7 p.m. in MSgr. Gobitas Meeting Room.
Tuesday, January 23 - Make-up Second Parent Session. 7 p.m. in Msgr. Gobitas Meeting Room.
Friday, January 26 - St. Jane Adult Social. 7:00 P.M. to 12:00 AM at blue grillhouse
Saturday, January 27 - Phantoms Ice Hockey Game. St. Jane Spirit Night - Hope to see you there :)
Sunday, January 28 - Catholic Schools Week Kick Off.
10:30 a.m. Mass followed by Open House from 12-2.
Band Concert 1:00 p.m. Spaghetti Dinner 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Scholastic Book Fair 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Looking Ahead ...
Tuesday, January 30 - Open House. 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, January 31 - Proud to Be a Janer Day! N.U.T.! Wear your green and gold - Show your school spirit!
No Homework Tonight!
February 1 - Open House. 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Scholastic Book Fair 4:00 tp 6:00 p.m.
February 2 - Mass. 8:15 a.m. in IHM Chapel
Roller Skating at Bushkill Park (4-6 p.m.)
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.
Tuesday: Music & Art
What We Are Learning This Week:
Chapter 15: Jesus Promised the Gift of Himself
Ask me ...
- to tell you the story of the loaves and fishes.
- what the living bread is.
- to tell you about the faith of the apostles and how they believed in Jesus.
- to explain to you the two forms Jesus comes to us in.
- to explain to you that the bread and wine are really Jesus.
- to tell you the three other names of Holy Communion.
- to tell you what the bread really is.
- to tell you what the wine really is.
Chapter 7: Money
- to name each coin (front and back).
- to tell you tell you the value of each coin.
- to give you the value of a group of coins.
- to write the value of a group of coins using the cent sign and the dollar sign.
- to compare money to determine if you have enough.
- to calculate the change of an item.
- to add and subtract money.
- to solve problems involving money.
- to explain how the decimal point helps to read money amounts.
Practice addition and subtraction facts up to 20.
Log on to FirstInMath to practice your facts and earn stickers!
Unit 3 Week 4 Spelling Pre-Test will be on Wednesday (1/24)
Unit 3 Week 4 Spelling Test will be on Thursday (1/25)
Unit 3 Week 4 Reading Test will be on Thursday (1/25)
Unit 3 Week 4: Weather Alert!
How does weather affect us?
Structural Analysis: Contractions with 's, 're, 'll, 've
Oral Vocabulary: reflect, gloomy, rises, pleasant, predict
High-Frequency Words: before, every, would, after, hear, few, special, old, hurt, first
Vocabulary: damage, dangerous, destroy, event, harsh, prevent, warning, weather
Long e: e, ee, ea, ie, y, ey
we, bee, need, queen, mean, leaf, thief, chief, pony, keys, grow, toe, after, every, special
Check out the Reading Wonders Website:
An action verb tells what someone or something is doing.
To find the verb in a sentence, ask "What is the person or thing doing?"
Example: Jimmy reads his book.
Tense of a verb tells when the action takes place.
Present-tense verbs tell about actions that happen now.
Example: Tina ran to her bus stop.
Past- and Future-Tense Verbs:
Past-tense verbs tell about actions that already happened.
Regular past-tenst verbs end in -ed (Example: jumped).
Future-tense verbs tell about an action that will happen in the future.
The word will goes before a future-tense verb (Example: will jump).
*Practice rapid recall of math facts each night: addition and subtraction up to 20.
*Read a new book!
Religion: p. 113
Math: p. 82
Spelling: p. 68
Grammar Review WS; Verbs Quiz tomorrow
Religion: p. 114
Math: p. 83
Spelling: p. 69; Pre-Test Tomorrow
Religion: p. 115
Math: p. 85
Spelling: Test Tomorrow
Study Vocabulary Words.
Sign test folder.
Religion: p. 116; Study for Chapter 15 Quiz
Math: p. 86
Library Books due tomorrow.
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
NCTM Illuminations Math Interactives
FirstInMath (log in, reinforce and enhance math skills and concepts)