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     Mrs. Ellen Grohowski                                                         
     Grade 2                                 
    Room 105
   
 
 
Welcome to 2nd Grade!   
 
                                   A Peek at The Week
                                                                 February 23 - 27
 
 Read Across America Day is Friday, February 27 ~ Please bring in a Dr. Seuss book (or another book of your choice) to read for our school - wide reading chain. Students may wear their pajamas and bring a small stuffed animal if they'd like.

 
Math: We are learning how to subtract three-digit numbers.  We will begin by regrouping in the tens place.  Next, we will regroup in the hundreds place.  Then we will regroup in both the tens and hundreds place.
 
 *Please continue to practice your addition and subtraction facts each night.*

 Spelling/Phonics
  
We will learn a new diphthong [ou] and [ow] Our test will be Wednesday, 2/25.
The red words are the contractions haven't and they'd.
Reading: 
 
In our Guided Reading Groups we will read books about animals.  As we read, we will learn about using non - fiction text features to help with comprehension. We will also use context clues to help us figure out the meaning of words.
 
Science:  We are learning about animals.  We will learn about animal groups, animal adaptations, and animal life cycles. This week we will compare and contrast mammals and birds.
 
We are researching animals and will be writing animal reports this week as well.