Mrs. Domyancic's 2nd Grade

Tuesday 10/16 is picture retakes.
Contributions for 2nd Grade Halloween Party Auction Basket by 10/19.
Keep reading for the Owen PTA Read-a-Thon.
Friday 10/19 end of 1st Quarter...Conference sign-up open 10/15.

What's Happening This Week In 2J...

WORD STUDY:   High Frequency Words: 
time  paper  happy  why  deep  same

Skills for the week:  possessives, counting syllables, and 3 sounds of ed in words.

ELA:  Finish our Turtle Research project.  Read Each Kindness and discuss story elements, vocabulary, and author's purpose.  I will continue my guided reading groups.  In class, students use Lexia and Raz Kids as well in reading.  Both can be used at home, if you choose.
 
MATH:   We will review Module 2 test on Monday.  Please make corrections and sign it...due Tuesday.
Start Module 3 Place Value, Counting, and Comparison of Numbers to 1000.  A parent newsletter for the unit will come home on Tuesday.

Please practice math facts at least 2 times a week per assignment notebook.

SOCIAL STUDIES/SCIENCE:  GOVERNMENT    
We will learn about local, state, and country government and leaders.  Vocabulary:  governor, president, congress, law, and citizen.

Writing Workshop:  Slice of Life Writing
Students will finish their writing.  Look forward to sharing it at conferences.  I am working on correct sentence structure: capital/end marks.  Also, working to expand their sentences.

READ ALOUD:  The Year of Billy Miller  and The One and Only Stuey Lewis
 BE IN TOUCH:  Jean_Domyancic@ipsd.org  630-428-6341
 
 ANNOUNCEMENTS.  
  • Feel free to email me with any questions or concerns you may have.  Jean_Domyancic@ipsd.org
  • Take time to go to the public library and checkout some interesting, seasonal books.   This is free and fun.
  • Reading Programs are optional.  If you wish, I will be doing the monthly Pizza Hut.  There will be a Reading With Rusty program discussed this week in the LMC. All reading minutes can count for every program.
 DATES
  • End of 1st Quarter 10/19
  • Window for conference sign ups opens 10/15 and closes 10/26.  You will receive an email about this.
  • Naper Settlement Field Trip 10/23
  • PTA Halloween Party 6:30 PM 10/25