Class 2B

 

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

 

Notices and Reminders: 

  • Olympic Re-Registration Race: Please return your 2018-2019 Re-Registration Form as soon as possible. 2B wants to win the GOLD!! 
  • HELPING THE HUNGRY AND HOMELESS Food Drive 2018: 2B is asked to donate tuna and baked beans for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry during the weeks of Jan. 28-Feb. 9. Thank you for your generous spirit in giving to others in great need!!
  • Monday 1/22 - Make-up Reconciliation Second Parent Session at 7 pm in Msgr. Gobitas Meeting Room.
  • Tuesday 1/23 - Make-up Reconciliation Second Parent Session at 7 pm in Msgr. Gobitas Meeting Room.
  • Thursday 1/25 - Mass at 8:15 am in IHM Chapel. All are welcome :)
  • Sunday 1/28 - Friday 2/2 - CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK!!
  • Sunday 1/28 - CSW Opening Mass at Church 10:30 am. Open House at School 12-2 pm. Spaghetti Dinner in FFH 1-5 pm. 
  • Monday 1/29 - Religion Bee at 8:15 am. 
  • Tuesday 1/30 - Open House 9:00-11:00 am.
  • Wednesday 1/31 - Dance Marathon. Green & Gold Dress Down Day. $1 or more for St. Vincent de Paul Society.
  • Thursday 2/1 - Open House 5:00-6:30 pm.
  • Friday 2/2 - CSW Closing Mass at 8:15 am in IHM Chapel. NOON DISMISSAL. 
  • 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. January order will be due on Wed. 1/24. 

 

Specials Schedule:

Monday: Gym

Tuesday: Music, Art

Wednesday: Spanish

Thursday: Computer

Friday: Health (Aug.-Jan.), Library 

 

What We Are Learning This Week:

 

Religion  

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.

 

 

Math  

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

 

 

Reading

Unit 3 Week 4 (Test on Thurs. 1/25)

Weekly Concept: Weather Alert

Essential Question: How does weather affect us?

Comprehension Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions

Comprehension Skill: Main Idea and Key Details 

Genre: Expository Text 

Vocabulary Strategy: Antonyms 

Phonics: Long e (e, ee, ea, ie, y, ey, e_e)

 

Unit 3 Week 5

Weekly Concept: Express Yourself

Essential Question: How do you express yourself? 

Comprehension Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions

Comprehension Skill: Main Idea and Key Details 

Genre: Expository Text 

Vocabulary Strategy: Prefixes 

Phonics: Long u (u_e, ew, ue, u)

 

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 3 Week 4 (Pretest on Wed. 1/24 & Test on Thurs. 1/25)

Words with Long e:

we, bee, need, queen, mean, leaf, thief, chief, pony, keys 

Review Words:

grow, toe

High-Frequency Words:

after, every, special 

 

Unit 3 Week 5

Words with Long u:

cute, cube, fumes, music, unit, menu, few, pew, fuel, cues

Review Words:

pony, queen

High-Frequency Words:

began, come, give 

 

 

Grammar

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: Sara watches the clouds.

Present-Tense Verbs:

  • Tense of a verb tells when the action takes place.
  • Present-tense verbs tell about actions that happen now
  • Example: Kelly jumps in a puddle. 

Past- and Future-Tense Verbs:

  • Past-tense verbs tell about actions that already happened.
  • Regular past-tense 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).

The Verb Have:

  • The verb have has two forms in the present tense.
  • Use has when the subject is singular.
  • When the subject is plural or I or you, use the form have.
  • The past tense of have is had.

 

 

Homework

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

 

Monday

Rel. - p. 113

Math - p. 81-82

Spell. - p. 68

Practice Vocabulary Words.

 

 

Tuesday

Rel. - p. 114-115

Math - p. 83

Spell. - p. 69; Pretest Tomorrow 

Practice Vocabulary Words. 

Scholastic Book Order due Tomorrow. 

 

 

Wednesday 

Rel. - Study Ch. 15

Math - p. 85

Spell. - Study Words; Test Tomorrow 

Practice Vocabulary Words. 

Sign Test Folder. 

Library Book due Thursday. 

 

 

Thursday

Rel. - Practice Steps of Reconciliation

Math - p. 86

Grammar - p. 70; Study the Verb Have 

 

 

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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