Class 2A

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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!

-For any transportation changes for your child, please send in a note or call the school office. Thank you kindly!

Flexible Instruction Day – Thurs. 12/15/22

Dear Parents, 

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)



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