Class 2A

Welcome to 2nd Grade!

Class 2A – Ms. Erica Berkheimer

*Monday, August 28, 2023: First Day of School! Welcome Back!

Welcome to 2nd Grade: Class 2A!

Dear Parents! My name is Ms. Erica Berkheimer and I am very excited to work with you and your families this 2023-2024 school year! 


-Cover all books and workbooks with clear contact paper, as they are sent home this week.

-Kindly send in 1 snack and a water bottle daily for your child!

-Every student needs headphones or earbuds to be kept in school.

-For any transportation changes for your child, please send in a note or call the Main Office.

-Return any important school paperwork and forms to the St. Jane School Main Office.

-Remember to check the Homework Book and Homework Folder daily, throughout the school year. Also, please sign the Homework Book and empty out the Homework Folder each night.

-Please check our Class 2A school webpage weekly for important school information. Thank you so much!

Important School Information:

Thursday, September 28: Safety Town Presentation at 8:00 A.M. in the Gym

Friday, September 29 Mass at 8:15 A.M. in the Chapel

Thursday, October 5: School Picture Day in the Gym – Pre-K to 8th Grade. Please wear the St. Jane School Uniform.

Friday, October 6: Mass at 8:15 A.M. in the Chapel

Monday, October 9: No School

Wednesday, October 11: Middle of 1st Trimester – Progress Reports emailed home to families

Friday, October 13: Living Rosary at 8:15 A.M. in the Chapel; Pretzel Day

Thursday, October 19: Barnes and Noble Night!

Friday, October 20: Noon Dismissal; Trunk or Treat

Monday, October 23: Parent-Teacher Conferences beginning at 2:30 P.M.

Tuesday, October 24: Parent-Teacher Conferences beginning at 4:30 P.M.

Friday, October 27: 40 Hours begins

Wednesday, November 1: All Saints Day


AMAZON WISH LIST FOR 2A: Thank you so very much for your kind and generous Class 2A Amazon Wishlist donations to the classroom!

Week of September 25th-29th:

*Religion = Jesus Helps Us Hear God’s Word; Unit 1 Review; Ch. 4 (Unit 1) Religion Test Fri. 9/29/23.

*Math = Round To The Nearest Ten; Round To The Nearest Hundred; Odd/Even Numbers Rounding Review; Chapter Test: Rounding Odd and Even Numbers Test – Thurs. 9/28/23; Add Ones and Tens

*Reading = Skills and Activities: Story: Unit 1 Week 4 – Help! A Story About Friendship; Genre: Realistic Fiction; Essential Question: How Do Friends Depend on Each Other? Phonics: Short A, Long A, A_E; Vocabulary: Inflectional Endings -ed, -ing; Prefixes; Word Work: Phoneme blending, building, sound categorization and segmentation of  Short Aa, Long Aa, A_E Words; Comprehension Skill/Strategy: Model/Practice Fluency, Accuracy, Intonation, Rate, Expression; Weekly Reading, Phonics, Grammar, Spelling Tests

*English/Language Arts = Skills and Activities: Spelling: Words with Short Aa, Long Aa, A_E; Spelling Test Fri. 9/29/23; Grammar: Subjects and Predicates; Quotation Marks and Dialogue; Writing: Realistic Fiction; Handwriting: review and practice writing alphabet letters and numbers

*Science = Qualities of a Good Friend; Friendship Story Writing; Family Tradition’s Food Poster

*Social Studies = Dependable Person Kindness Award List; Family, Traditions, Culture; Flat Stanley Activities


Special Schedule: Class 2A

Monday = MUSIC

Tuesday = GYM & LIBRARY

Wednesday = ART

Thursday = SPANISH

Friday = NONE


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

NCTM Illuminations  Math Interactives


*Class 2A Zoom link is:

Meeting ID: 889 925 5509

Passcode: class2a


*Class 2A Contact Information:

*To contact Ms. Berkheimer at St. Jane’s School:

-Please call the School Main Office: 610-253-8442

[email protected]


*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