Posted by Jenna Jackson on 9/28/2016

We've been busy in 2nd grade!!

Picture Day---Thursday, September 29

Frield Trip--- Friday, September 30  (9:00-12:30 walking trip) Kids will want to wear comfortable shoes and possibly a rain jacket! Thanks for your help with this!

Reading and ELA:

In our ELA Units we have been working on:

  • Central Message and providing evidence

  • Character Traits

  • Recounting Stories

  • Theme


  • Completing our personal narratives this week! We have been working hard on creating stories about "overcoming obstacles"

  • We've learned about the writing process and have met with our "writing partners" to revise and edit our work.


  • We continue to work on complex number stories! (Addition, Subtraction, Missing parts, Extra information, Not-Enough information etc.)Our FIRST unit test will be Thursday of next week. We will review in class and kids will bring this home to be reviewed as well. Continue to practice addition and subtraction at home as well as EXPLAINING thinking as shown on the homework and remembering. :)

Social Studies:

  • Community and government have been the focus leading up to our field trip this Friday!

  • Local, state, and national government

  • Laws, rules

  • Roles of leaders and citizens in communities

Next week we will begin our science unit on Pebbles, Sand, and Silt! :) Please be on the look out for our Parent Letter to come home with your child explainging this unit. 


Please remember to check your child's boomerang binder each night for home-fun, important information, notes, and also guided reading folders! Thanks!





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