Class 2A

Parent – Teacher Conference Sign-up – Click Here

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:

Friday, March 24: 8:15 A.M. Mass followed by Stations of the Cross (prayer)

Friday, March 31: 8:15 A.M. Mass in the Chapel

Saturday, April 1: 9:15 A.M. First Holy Communion Retreat A-L in Gym

Thursday, April 6: Holy Thursday – No School

Friday, April 7: Good Friday – No School

Monday, April 10: Easter Monday – No School

Tuesday, April 11: Snow Day – No School

Friday, April 14: 8:15 A.M. – Mass in the Chapel

Wednesday, April 19: Mid-Trimester 3 Progress Reports

Friday, April 20: 8:15 A.M. Mass in the Chapel; Pretzel Day!

Monday, April 24: Hawk Walk Spirit Week; 6:00 P.M. First Holy Communion Rehearsals

Friday, April 28: Hawk Walk!


*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 March 20th – March 24th:

*Religion = Special Seasons – First Holy Communion Preparation – Packet, Prayers = First Holy Communion Book: The Creed; First Holy Communion Book: Prayer of the Faithful; First Holy Communion Book: Liturgy of the Eucharist; First Holy Communion Book (Continued).

*Math = Chapter 6: Congruent Figures, Lines of Symmetry; Ways To Make Figures; Geometry Review; Thurs. 3/23 Ch. 6 Geometry Test; Problem Solving

*Reading = Skills and Activities: Unit 5 Week 1: Story – Grace For President; Story/Genre (Realistic Fiction): Essential Question: What Do Good Citizens Do?; Phonics: ou, ow; Vocabulary: Phrasing; Compound Words Word Work: Phoneme Reversal; Sound Segmentation; Blending Words – ou, ow; Irregular Plurals; Comprehension Skill/Strategy: Summarize, Point of View, Suffixes, Pronunciation, Model/Practice Fluency, Phrasing, Intonation, and Expression; Weekly Reading, Phonics, Grammar Tests

*English/Language Arts = Skills and Activities: Unit 5 Week 1: Spelling: Diphthongs ou, ow; Spelling Test = Fri. 3/24 Words with ou, ow; Grammar: Pronouns; Quotation Marks; Writing: Couplets; Poetry, Drama/Folk Tale, Fictional Writing/Narrative Text, Opinion Letter Writing, Informative and Expository Text Writing, Story Response Writing, Writing Fluency, Topic Sentence, Descriptive Details, Strong Concluding Statement; Handwriting: Cursive Letter Writing.

*Science = School Community Poster; Natural Event Newspaper Article

*Social Studies = Good Citizenship Qualities Poster; Flat Stanley Chapter Book Packets

-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