Week 4, Quarter 1 August 29 - September 2

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A note from Your Second Grade Teachers

Some friendly daily reminders:

  • Parents, please read and sign agenda daily. Also, sign Behavior chart if there is a note on the back of the calendar.
  • Scholars read 20 minutes daily, record in Reading Log, parents initial daily. Students can earn up to 10pts weekly towards their Reading grade.
  • If your scholar is going to be absent from school, please email absence@greatheartswesternhills.org . Also, if you have a doctor's note or a written excuse, please send that in or email the teacher and attendance office too. 
The 2nd Grade Specials BLOG:

Music (Burciaga) - https://ghwhmusick2.blogspot.com/ 


This week in Spalding, we are beginning our words list and studying phonograms!
Singapore Math

This week scholars will review unit 1 content to prepare for the cumulative unit test on Friday.


In Literature this week we are closing on The Boxcar Children and beginning on Sarah, Plain and Tall.

Poetry / Sayings

Poetry we are going to continue and practice the third stanza of our poem "The Year" At the end of the week (Thursday and Friday)we will recite the poem aloud in class.  

Please have your scholar practice at home! Your scholar will recite either September 1st or 2nd.

*Scholars have two weeks to completely memorize their poems. Poems are graded as ELA test grades, therefore, recitation practice should occur every homework day. 

Saying Introduce:

“Don’t’ Cry Over Spilled Milk.”

Grammar/ Writing

Grammar : This week in grammar, we are reviewing proper nouns and learning about different types of verbs!

Writing : This week in writing, we are working on handwriting, letter formation, reading comprehension, and dictation. We are reading passages from Mr. Piggle-Wiggle.


In History, Scholars will be reviewing content learned in our Ancient India unit to prepare for the test on Friday .Flash cards will go home on Monday night please ensure that your scholar is reviewing their flash cards every night. 


In science will begin our exploration of land and water.

Virtue of the Month


We accept obligations related to our own good and the good of others, and we act on those obligations in a manner suitable to their timely and satisfactory fulfillment. We are willingly accountable for what we do and say, and we seek to learn from our mistakes.

Own your actions.


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