2nd Grade – Armstrong

February Newsletter

In Room 105, we are continuing to work on our sound codes – ask your student about them – and working on reading tables and graphs. We are also using different types of graphs to answer questions.

Language Arts
In Language Arts, we are still working on sound codes from Phonics International. We will be working on grammar – commas and parts of speech – and writing and editing. We continue to practice retelling and remembering what we read, which can be done at home as a part of reading homework, too!

Science/Social Studies
Science: We are discussing the life cycles of plants and the parts of a plant. We will be working on force and motion next!

Social Studies: We will be learning about local government – mayor and city council.

Math
We have started working on reading and making different types of graphs. We are working on tables and pictographs! We also worked on ordinal numbers (first, second, third etc.) Second grade is working hard on math! We will also continue to review for math NWEA coming up!

Specials:  PE/Music/Art
PE/Health – Learning about the different types of teeth and proper ways to take care of them.

Art – Drawing a calendar from memory.

Music – Identifying and clapping the rhythm of whole and half notes.

Reminders to Students and Parents
We will be having our Valentine’s Day party on Tuesday February 14. More information will be sent home regarding this soon!