Welcome to 2nd Grade!
Class 2A – Ms. Erica Berkheimer
Welcome to 2nd Grade: Class 2A!
My name is Ms. Berkheimer and I am very excited to work with you and your families this 2022-2023 school year!
Important School Information:
Monday, January 30: NUT Day – Green and Gold Spirit Day! No Homework.
Tuesday, January 31: Vocation Talk with Fr. Mark and Sister Angeline Grades K-3 at 9:15 – 10:00; Scholastic Book Fair 10:00 – 1:00; Family Rosary at 6:30 P.M. in the Chapel
Wednesday, February 1: Multicultural Pot Luck Celebration in the Cafeteria at 6:00 P.M.
Friday, February 3: Mass at 8:15 A.M. in the Chapel; 12:00 Noon Dismissal; No Extended Care
Tuesday, February 14: Sing For America Auditions
Friday, February 17: Pretzel Day
Monday, February 20: President’s Day – No School
Tuesday – Friday, February 21-24: Hawk Walk Letter Writing Week
Wednesday, February 22: Ash Wednesday Mass at 8:15 A.M. in the Chapel
Saturday, February 25: Sing For America Production 2:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M.
Thursday, March 2: Read Across America Day
*Thank you so very much for all of the 2A Classroom Donations – tissues, sanitizing wipes! We greatly appreciate that.
AMAZON WISH LIST FOR 2A: Thank you so much for your kind and generous Class 2A Amazon Wishlist donations to the classroom!
Week of January 30th – February 3rd:
*Religion = Special Seasons – First Reconciliation Preparation – Packet, Prayers; Catholic School’s Week Activities
*Math = Chapter 7, 9 – Compare Money; Add Money; Make Change; One Dollar; 100th Day of School Activities
*Reading = Skills and Activities: Unit 4 Week 1; Story/Genre (Expository Text): “Rain Forests”; Essential Question: What Makes Different Parts of the World Different?; Phonics: Silent Letters: wr, kn, gn, mb, sc; Vocabulary: Prefixes; Word Work: Sound Segmentation; Blending Words – Silent Letters: wr, kn, gn, mb, sc; Comprehension Skill/Strategy: Main Topic, Key Details, Expository Text, Reread, Prefixes/Suffixes, Compound Words; Pronunciation, Model/Practice Fluency, Phrasing, Intonation, and Expression; Weekly Reading, Phonics, Grammar Tests
*English/Language Arts = Skills and Activities: Unit 4 Week 1: Spelling: Silent Letters: wr, kn, gn, mb, sc Spelling Test = ___; Grammar: Linking Verbs; Capitalization of Proper Nouns; Writing: Opinion Letter Writing, Informative and Expository Text Writing, Story Response Writing, Writing Fluency, Topic Sentence, Concluding Statement, Facts; Handwriting: Cursive Letter Writing.
*Science = Rain Forest Poster
*Social Studies = Flat Stanley Chapter Book Activity; Alaska
-Please sign and return the Homework Book each day and the 2nd Grade Test Packets each week!
Flexible Instruction Day – Thurs. 12/15/22
In the event of future, inclement weather and a Flexible Instruction Day, please complete the next Flexible Instruction Day Packet and return it to school on our next school day!
The Office Hours will be via school email from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. and 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. If you have any questions completing the Flexible Instruction Day Packets, please do not hesitate to send an email at any time throughout the day.
Please keep the Flexible Instruction Day Packets #2-5 for future inclement weather days, but please return the Test Packet in the yellow test folder within two days or at your earliest convenience. Thank you again!
Ms. Erica Berkheimer
Special Schedule: Class 2A
Monday = GYM
Tuesday = LIBRARY
Wednesday = SPANISH & MUSIC
Thursday = HEALTH (Beginning Trimester #2-3)
Friday = ART & COMPUTERS
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
*Class 2A Zoom link is:
*Looking forward to a great school year! Many blessings to you and your families!
Ms. Erica Berkheimer
2nd Grade Teacher – Class 2A
St. Jane Frances De Chantal School