Second Grade Weekly Update

Looking Ahead:

I hope to see many of you at the Gala tomorrow! It is our biggest fundraiser and an evening full of fun. Thank you to all the families that are able to come and support our wonderful school!

We will be celebrating Valentine’s Day in class on Tuesday, 2/13. Valentine’s Day falls on Wednesday, 2/14, which is also Ash Wednesday. A letter went home last week with all the students names, if your child would like to write their classmates names on the cards.

Now that we are finishing up the unit on fossils and we have visited the museum, it is time for their Dinosaur Report. Please help your child choose their top three choices. This paper is due back to me on Thursday, 2/15. I will assign their dinosaur based on their top three choices. I would like each student to research a different dinosaur. Once I have assigned their dinosaur, the report guidelines will be sent home.

Due to the short weeks coming up, we will have our spelling and Journey’s language arts test on Wednesday, 2/21.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at

What we will be covering this week:

  • Religion: Ch. 17-We Celebrate the Liturgy of the Word
  • Math: Ch. 5-Regroup Tens as Ones, Estimate Differences and Rewrite 2-digit Subtraction
  • Reading: My Name is Gabriela
  • Language Arts: The Verb Be, Suffixes -y and -ful, changing y to i
  • Spelling/Phonics: Long e sound for y
  • Social Studies:  Unit 3: Ways of Living: Core Lesson 1 and 2-Families/Ancestors and Sharing Cultures
  • Science: Continue Earth Long Ago: Fossils

Upcoming Tests:

  • Religion Test: Monday, 2/12
  • Math: Check Your Progress Ch. 5 Lessons 1-6: Tuesday, 2/13
  • Spelling Test: Wednesday, 2/21
  • Language Arts Test: Wednesday, 2/21
  • Religion Test: Monday, 2/12

Dates and Reminders:

  • Tuesday, 2/13: Valentine’s Day Class Celebration
  • Wednesday, 2/14: Ash Wednesday, Mass at 8:00AM
  • Thursday, 2/15: Team Day-Students may wear jeans and spirit shirt
  • Friday, 2/16: No School for Students
  • Monday, 2/19: No School-Presidents’ Day
  • Friday, 2/23: Jump Rope for Heart
  • Wednesday, 2/28: Half Day: 12 PM Dismissal