Class 2B

 

Welcome to Mr. Dicker's 2B Class Page!

 

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"Accept the risen Jesus into your life. Even if you have been far away, take a small step towards him: He awaits you with open arms"

- Pope Francis

 

Notices and Reminders:  

  • Second Grade Crayola 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. Thanks :) 
  • Thursday 4/19 - Mass at 8:15 am in IHM Chapel.
  • Friday 4/20 - Hawk Walk!! This is a full day of school. Please remember to pack a lunch. Aftercare is available. 
  • Monday 4/23 - First Communion Practice 6:00-7:30 pm at St. Jane Church (Hartley Ave). Students receiving at the 9:30 am Mass must attend. Girls should wear their dress shoes to practice.
  • Tuesday 4/24 - First Communion Practice 6:00-7:30 pm at St. Jane Church (Hartley Ave). Students receiving at the 12:00 Noon Mass must attend. Girls should wear their dress shoes to practice.
  • Wednesday 4/25 - Mid-Trimester Progress Reports. 
  • Saturday 4/28 - First Holy Communion 9:30 am and 12:00 Noon. 
  • Thursday 5/3 - Mass and May Crowning with Bishop Schlert. Please see the letter in this week's test folder for more info.
  • Please email me with any questions or concerns (class2b@stjaneschool.com)

 

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

Scholastic Book Club:  Class Code PHZBX.  Order online or send in check (payable to Scholastic Books) with order form. April Book Order due on Wednesday 4/18.

 

Specials Schedule:

Monday: Gym

Tuesday: Music, Art

Wednesday: Spanish

Thursday: Computer

Friday: Health (Aug.-Jan.), Library 

 

 

What We Are Learning This Week:

 

Religion  

Chapter 21: We Receive the Bread of Life (Test on Wed. 4/18) 

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.

 

 

Math  

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 in to FirstInMath to practice your facts and earn stickers!!

 

 

Reading

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)

 

Check out the Reading Wonders website: https://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/school/k2y9

Read a good book! Practice reading with fluency, expression, and intonation. Retell what you read in sequence. Summarize what you read.

 

 

Spelling 

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

Words with Variant Vowels /ô/:

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

Review Words:

new, fruit

High-Frequency Words:

city, own, read  

 

 

Grammar

Pronouns: 

  • A pronoun takes the place of one or more nouns.
  • A pronoun must match the noun that it replaces.
  • Singular pronouns: I, he, she, it, you
  • Plural pronouns: we, you, they

Pronouns I / me & we / us:

  • The pronouns I and we can be subjects in a sentence.
  • Example: I like to work in a group.
  • The pronouns me and us can be used in the predicate part of a sentence.
  • Example: Jake asked me to help. 
  • Name yourself last when talking about yourself and another person.
  • Example: Dave and I are writing the report.

Possessive Pronouns: 

  • A possessive pronoun shows who or what owns something.
  • Singular possessive pronouns: my, your, his, her, its
  • Plural possessive pronouns: your, our, their

Contractions: 

  • A contraction is a short form of two words.
  • An apostrophe (') shows where one or more letters have been left out. 
  • Example: she is = she's  

 

 

Homework

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

 

Monday

Rel. - p. 158

Math - p. 144

Spell. - p. 117

Grammar - Worksheet & Study Pronouns 

Practice Vocabulary Words.

 

 

Tuesday

Rel. - Study Ch. 21

Math - p. 260

Spell. - p. 119; Pretest Tomorrow

Practice Vocabulary Words. 

Book Order Due Tomorrow.

 

 

Wednesday 

Rel. -  

Math - p. 261

Spell. - Study Words; Test Tomorrow

Practice Vocabulary Words.

Sign Test Folder.

Library Book due tomorrow.

 

 

Thursday

Rel. - 

Math - p. 148

Spell. -

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

 

 

Have a great week! God bless!!

Mr. Dicker :)

 

 

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