Mrs. Domyancic's 2nd Grade

Please send in boats for Cargo Contest 2/19.
  Read the note for the boat guidelines.
Please bring in a Dr. Seuss book to use for our author study.
Unit 4 Math Test on Tuesday 2/19
Open House Monday February 25th 6:30-7:30 pm
Keep singing songs for the music show!

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

WORD STUDY:   High Frequency Words:
                  February Words
     between  dark   just  most  stay  want

SKILLS  for the week: suffixes for words that end in y, 3 sounds of ed

ELA:  Nadia's Hands a book that will teach a tradition in the Indian culture.  We will discuss perspective and how it changes in a book, main idea, and details.  At the end of the week we will learn more about the incredible writing of Dr. Seuss.  Please bring in a Dr. Seuss book.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO SIGN READING HOMEWORK. The homework will be given at the beginning of the week and is due by Friday.  This is a chance for you to interact with your child with reading...listen to fluency, discuss comprehension, see how they do written response, and hear their decoding skills.  This counts as part of the nightly reading.  I believe that this assignment helps us partner together with their learning.  Thanks for your support.  

 
MATH:    Module 4 Addition/Subtraction up to 200 and Word Problems up to 100. 
On Tuesday, we will take Unit 4 math test.  On Wednesday, we will go over the test in class and ask students to make corrections on the test, have it signed, and bring it back the next day.  We will begin Unit 5 ADDITION/SUBTRACTION UP TO 1000.  We will continue to work on Dreambox and Reflex Math in school.  You are welcome to use these resources at home as well.

 Keep learning those addition/subtraction facts.  We will be using these a lot in this unit to solve our problems.  Kids are making progress learning their facts...great job 2J!

SOCIAL STUDIES/SCIENCE: We will start our cargo contest on Tuesday.  It will take a few days to test each boat.  Vocabulary: sink, float, buoyancy, cargo, and capacity.

Writing:  Parts of Speech  and   Cursive
We will review meaning of nouns, verbs, and adjectives.  Also, we will start teaching cursive!  We have district workbooks we will be using.  We will start with the lower case letters.  Also, we will do another opinion writing piece... In my opinion it is tough to be a kid.  

READ ALOUD:  Mavin Redpost and the Flying Birthday Cake?
 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
  • Conferences February 28th...these conferences are optional.  I sent notes home regarding these conferences.
  • Reading Programs are optional.  If you wish, I will be doing the monthly Pizza Hut.  All reading minutes can count for every program.
  • VOLUNTEERS!                                   Monday or Wednesday from 12-1:00 Reading with students one-one or in a small group.     OR                                         Fridays 9:20-10:20 Math Stations work with a small group to do a math game.                                                                          If you would like to come and help click on the sidebar and sign up using Sign Up Genius.  I am also open to anyone who would like to come in and help with clerical work...copying/bulletin boards/etc.  Just let me know when you have an hour.
 DATES
  • No School  Feb. 18th President's Day
  • Feb. 25th Open House 6:30-7:30 pm
  • Feb. 28th  No School P/T Conferences by request
  • No School  Mar. 1st Institute Day
  • Mar. 13th Second Grade  Musical 6:30 pm
  • Mar. 15th End of 3rd Quarter
  • Mar. 25th-Apr. 1st  Spring Break
  • No School Apr. 2nd School Improvement Day
  • No School Apr. 19th Local Holiday
  • No School May 27th  Memorial Day