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Welcome to Miss Genovese’s 2nd Grade! If you have any questions, you can contact me at ngenovese@olgcahb.org. I try to check my email twice a day, once in the morning and once after school.

                  Scholastic Code: TV39L

 

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Second Grade’s Specials Schedule

                  Tuesday- Italian 8:20-9:05

                  Wednesday- Mass 8:20 &

                                            Father Marc 1:35

                  Thursday– Art 9:05-9:50

                                    Handwriting 1:35-2:20

                   Friday– Computer 9:05-9:50

                                 Gym 1:35-2:20

2nd Grade: Week of 12/10-12/14

Posted on December 9, 2018

Week at a Glance:

ELA- a) Superkids: practice words with the -aw sound,understand that homonyms are words that sound alike but have different meanings and introduce and use synonyms to complete sentences 

            b) Writing: Author’s Purpose P.I.E

            c) Spelling: arrive, clear, enormous, exactly, float, midnight, rainbow, snowstorm, weekend, whisper

Math- Take two addends to find sum and difference, recall differences for basic facts using mental strategies and find differences on a number line to develop the mental strategy of decomposing to simplify facts. 

S.S.- Identify and explain the parts of a picture graph, identify characteristics of good citizenship such as a belief in justice, truth, equality and responsibility for the common good and ordinary people who exemplify good citizenship

Science- Review for Ch.3 Test 

Religion- Understand the meaning of Advent

Tentative Homework:

Monday: 

Spelling: sentences for words #1-5

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log 

Math: a) “Relate Addition and Subraction “ worksheet 

           b) Quiz on Thursday 

S.S.: “Classroom Picture Graph” worksheet 

Tuesday:

Spelling: sentences for words #6-10

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log

Science: Study. Test tomorrow 

Math: “Practicd Subtraction Facts” worksheet 

Wednesday:

Spelling: ABC order 

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log

ELA: Synonym worksheet

Math: Study. Quiz tomorrow 

Thursday:

Spelling: 3x each and study. Test tomorrow.

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log. Due tomorrow.

S.S.: “What Did They Do?” worksheet

Friday:

Study for Ch.2 S.S. Test on Wednesday 

Tentative Test Schedule:

Wednesday 12/12: Science Ch.3 Test

Thursday 12/13: Math Quiz 

Friday 12/14: Spelling test 

News/Reminders:

Wednesdays: Mass at 8:20am & Father Marc at 1:35pm

12/16: 11am Brunch with Santa

12/17: 8:30am School Advent Mass

12/18: Children’s Vendor Sale

12/20: 10am and 7pm Christmas Show

12/21: Breakfast with Santa/ No After school/ 11am dismissal

12/24-1/1: Holiday Break 

2nd Grade: Week of 12/3-12/7

Posted on December 2, 2018

Week at a Glance:

ELA- a) Superkids: practice words with the -aw sound and understand that homonyms are words that sound alike but have different meanings. 

            b) Writing:Opinions 

            c) Vocabulary:

Math- recall sums for addition facts using the make a ten strategy, find sums for pairs of addends and find an addend when one addend and sum is given using subtracticion. 

S.S.- identify selected symbols such as state and national birds and flowers

Science- Review what we have learned so far and complete an interactive notebook on the human body. 

Religion- Review how the Holy Spirit helps us through the sacrament of Confirmation and complete Ch.5 test 

Tentative Homework:

Monday: 

Vocabulary: review words #1-5

Math: “Algebra: Make a Ten to Add” worksheet 

Religion: Study. Test tomorrow. 

Tuesday:

Vocabulary: review words #6-10

Science: worksheet

S.S.: “Patriotic Symbols” worksheet

Wednesday:

Vocabulary: Study. Test tomorrow.

Math: “Algebra: Add 3 Addends” worksheet

Science: worksheet

*ch.3 Science test next Wednesday 

Thursday:

Start studying for Science. Ch.3 test next Wednesday 

Tentative Test Schedule:

Tuesday 12/4: Ch.5 Religion Test

Tuesday 12/6: Vocabulary Test 

News/Reminders:

Wednesdays: Mass at 8:20am & Father Marc at 1:35pm

12/3: First Trimester Ends

12/4: Second Trimester Begins 

12/5: Holiday Vendor Sale at Roma View

12/6: 12pm dismissal/ Parent Teacher Conferences 

12/7: Grades 2-5 Trip- Christmas play( NO BACKPACKS) / No Afterschool 

12/8: Feast of the Immaculate Conception 

2nd Grade: Week 11/26-11/30

Posted on November 25, 2018

Week at a Glance:

ELA- a) Superkids: pattern words with -aw,-aul, -al, -all usually sound like a crow, practice memory words, homonyms are words that sound alike but have different meanings and some homonyms sound the same and are spelled the same but they have different meanings. 

            b) Writing: Opinions 

            c) Grammar: Reflexive & Empathic Pronouns and Demonstrative Pronouns 

Math- Introduce Ch.3, use doubles facts as strategy for finding sums for near doubles facts, recall sums for basic facts using properties and strategies and recall sums for addition facts using the make a ten strategy.

S.S.-  review and complete test on lessons 1-3 and identify selected symbols and patriotic symbols, such as the U.S. and state flags. 

Science- Describe the process of digestion and understand the importance of eating a balanced and healthful diet.

Religion- we celebrate the sacrament of Confirmation with special words and actions and explore the ways the Holy Spirit helps us as baptized and confirmed children of God

Tentative Homework:

Monday: 

Grammar: complete pages 31-32 on Reflexive  and Empathic Pronouns in workbook

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log

S.S.: Study. Test tomorrow 

Tuesday:

ELA: “Aw Sound” worksheet 

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log

Math:”Use Doubles Facts” worksheet

* Ch.5 Religion test next Tuesday 

Wednesday:

Grammar: “Demonstrative Pronouns” worksheet 

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log

Math:” Roll and Switch” worksheet 

Thursday:

Grammar: Study: Test Tomorrow 

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log. Due tomorrow 

Math: “Practice Addition Facts” worksheet

 Friday: 

Study for Religion Ch.5 test on Tuesday! 

Tentative Test Schedule:

Tuesday 11/27: SS Lessons 1-3 Test 

Friday 11/30: Grammar Test 

News/Reminders:

Wednesdays: Mass at 8:20am & Father Marc at 1:35pm

11/28: LNO meeting @ 7:30pm

12/1: 11am First Reconciliation 

12/3: First Trimester Ends

12/4: Second Trimester Begins 

12/5: Holiday Vendor Sale at Roma View

12/6: 12pm dismissal/ Parent Teacher Conferences 

12/7: Grades 2-5 Trip- Christmas play/ No Afterschool 

12/8: Feast of the Immaculate Conception 

2nd Grade: Week of 11/19-11/21

Posted on November 18, 2018

Week at a Glance:

ELA- a) Superkids: Words that end in “y” change to “i” to add an ending, 

            b) Writing: Opinions 

            c) Reading: finish and review the book “The Magic Finger” 

Math- Review and complete Chapter 2 test

S.S.- Describe our national government 

Science- Understand that bones and muscles work together to move the body. 

Religion- We celebrate the sacrament of Confirmation with special words and actions 

Tentative Homework:

Monday: 

ELA: -ed and -ing ending worksheet 

Math: Study! Test tomorrow 

Science: “What Do My Bones and Muscles Do?”worksheet 

Tuesday:

ELA: -er and -est ending worksheet

Science: “Observe: Muscles and Bones” worksheet

S.S.: “I am a Good Citizen” cutting ans glueing worksheet

* S.S. Lessons  1-3 Test next Tuesday 

Wednesday:

Start studying for SS Lessons 1-3. Test Tuesday 

 

          🦃 HAPPY THANKSGIVING! 🦃 

Tentative Test Schedule:

Tuesday 11/20: Math Ch. 2 Test 

Wednesday 11/21: “The Magic Finger” Quiz 

News/Reminders:

Wednesdays: Mass at 8:20am & Father Marc at 1:35pm

11/20: Second Grade Thanksgiving feast/Cheesecake Distributed 

11/21:  8:30 Mass followed by Student Council Inductions/ 12pm Dismissal 

11/22-11/23: School Closed: Thanksgiving break 

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