Class 2A


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


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

               Noon Dismissal.

               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. 


Specials Schedule: 

Monday: Gym 

Tuesday: Music & Art


Thursday: Computers

Friday: Library


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

Ask me...

- 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:



Action Verbs: 

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.

Present-Tense Verbs:

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).


Upcoming Homework:

*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.


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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