Monthly Newsletter

September

Friendly Reminders:

         09/04 – No School: Labor Day

         09/07 – Curriculum Night for grades 3, 4 and 5

         09/12 – Field Trip to the Arboretum

         09/14 – Curriculum Night for grades H5, K, 1 and 2

         09/19 – PTO at 5:30

 

Language Arts:

         We will be starting a new literacy curriculum this year. It is called Benchmark Advance. This month we will be learning the routines of the second grade guided reading structure as well as the structure of our new curriculum. We will also be giving the Fountas & Pinnell reading tests to determine reading levels.

 

Math:

We will begin our first unit in Math, focusing on number sense and place value. We also will be talking about and practicing the expectations of guided math in second grade.

        

Science:

         We will begin our unit on insects and life cycles. We will be learning about the characteristics of an insect, learn about the life cycle of a monarch butterfly and begin observing our monarch larva.

 

Social Studies:

         We will begin learning about our government and what it means to be a citizen of our country.

 

Writing:

         We will begin by practicing our handwriting and learning how to edit our work. Then we will begin writing a personal narrative.