2nd Grade News

April 23, 2018

Thank you for your support of the St. James Crusader Gala Dinner and Auction on Saturday, April 21.  We offer a prayer of thanksgiving for all of the guests who attended, the bidders who bid electronically, and the volunteers who assisted with the auction.  We are thankful to have the opportunity to "Catch God's Blessings".

Spring pictures were sent home March 30.  If your family would like to purchase some or all of the pictures, please send in your payment.  If your family does not want to purchase pictures, please return the envelope of pictures.  Thank you!

AR Shell We Read? Quiz Count:  746 AR Quizzes . . . I'm Good Stuff!  You're Good Stuff!

STAR Student of the Week:  Lincoln Shipley

Dates for your Calendar:

Saturday, April 28:  Second Grade Movie Event, "Duck, Duck, Goose".  Look for more information and final details coming home this week!

Thursday, May 3:  Tippecanoe County Public Library Author/Illustrator Visit with Salina Yoon.  We will leave St. James at 12:30 and return at approximately 2:30.  We will need at least one adult chaperone to walk with us to the library.  A permission slip was sent home last week.

Friday, May 18:  A Columbian Park Zoo field trip has been planned for this date for students in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade.  Chaperones/Drivers will be needed.  Please keep your eyes peeled for information coming home soon.

Wednesday, May 23:  Last Day of School.  Chaperones/Drivers will be needed in the afternoon for going to Get Air.  Please keep your eyes peeled for information coming home soon.

Please remember to check the home binder, ClassDojo chart, and sign the student planner nightly.  Please don't hesitate to email, call, or stop in the classroom if you have any questions. 

Topics for the Week:
Memory: Students will have a fill-in-the-blank memory quiz on Wednesday and Friday.
Wednesday Quiz:  Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.  Isaiah 41:10
Friday Quiz:  But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be My witnesses.  Acts 1:8

Religion:  Jesus Appears to His Disciples; The Ascension

Reading: A Birthday Basket for Tia (story) pg. 434-447
Amazing Words: celebration, custom, tradition, create, inspect, angle, brilliant, snapshot
Vocabulary:  aunt, bank, basket, collects, favorite, present

Spelling:  The second graders will have a pre-test on Monday and a post-test on Friday.  The spelling words are words with final syllables (tion, ture, ion):  mixture, nation, section, future, picture, action, caution, station, fixture, motion, nature, feature.  The challenge words are:  collects, favorite, present.

Grammar:  Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

Writing: Invitation Letter

Handwriting:  Evaluation of Capital Cursive T, F, B, P, R; Writing Capital Cursive Letters G, S, I, Q, Z

Math: Chapter 10 Data; Test Thursday; Chapter 11 Geometry and Fraction Concepts

Science:  Air and Weather:  Wind Speed, Pinwheels, Wind Vanes, Kites, Weather Graphs

In His Hands,
Mrs. Arden