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Mrs. Ellen Grohowski
Welcome to 2nd Grade!
It was so nice to see so many of you at the Fun Fair on Saturday. Thank you to all who helped make it such a success!!
Our class came in 2nd place for the amount of money collected for Pennies for Patients!! We will receive an ice cream party! Thank you for your generosity to this worthy cause.
A Peek at This Week ~ March 10-14
-Our Main story this week is The Rooster Who Went to His Uncle's Wedding. It is a folk tale.
We will learn about the plot of a story.
Sight Words to practice: able, early, own, story, thoughts
Story Words: wedding, grazing, growl, gobbled, feathers, dismay, kernel, brook, banquet
-Our spelling skill this week is words with [oo]. The [oo] can make two different sounds, like in boo and look. Remember to practice reading and spelling words with oo. Listen to see if you can tell which sound the oo makes. Our test will be on Tuesday, March 11.
- In Math this week we will solve word problems that give us too much information, choose an appropriate method for subtracting, and review subtracting concepts. There will be a Chapter Test on Thursday.
-Remember to practice your global address. Your global address is your home address, plus your country, continent, and planet, as well. We will have a quiz on Tuesday.
-In Science we will begin learning about animals. We will learn about classifying animals and animal adaptations. In our reading groups we will read books about animals and animal adaptations as well. The first 2 animal groups we will learn about are mammals and birds.
- Spring photos will be taken on Tuesday.
-We will visit the Book Fair on Monday to buy our books.
St. Patrick's Day is Monday 3/17. If you'd like to make a leprechaun trap at home, bring it to school by Friday, 3/14. Maybe this year we'll catch a leprechaun!