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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

Second Grade’s Specials Schedule

     Tuesday- Art 9:05-9:50

      Wednesday- Mass 8:20 &

                          Father Marc 1:35

                Thursday-  Handwriting 9:50-10:35

Friday– Computer 9:05-9:50

              Italian 9:50-10:35

           Gym 12:50-1:35

2nd Grade: Week of 12/10-12/13

Posted on December 8, 2019

Week at a Glance:

ELA– a) Superkids: Use Memory Words to encode that many words that have a short -u sound are not spelled with -u, encode that synonyms are words that have the same meaning and encode that antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. 

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

Math– Chapter 4: Draw quick pictures and record 2-digit addition using the standard algorithm, record 2-digit addition using the standard algorithm and practice 2-digit addition with and without regrouping.

Science– Chapter 2: Animals Grow and Change

S.S.- 

Religion- Discuss Advent

Chapter 11 : To show that Jesus invites us to celebrate God’s forgiveness, to present that Jesus shares God’s forgiveness and peace in the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation, to introduce an examination of conscience and to describe some of the ways to God we are sorry for our sins. 

Tentative Homework:

Monday: 

No School

Tuesday: 

Spelling: sentences #1-10

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log

Math: “Model and Record 2-Digit Addition” worksheet

*Math Ch.4 Quiz next Tuesday

Wednesday:

Spelling: ABC order 

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log

Science: “What Are Some Animal Life Cycles?” worksheet

Math: “2-Digit Addition” worksheet 

*Religion Test next Wednesday 

Thursday:

Spelling: 3x each and study. Test tomorroW

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

ELA: “Synonyms and Antonyms” worksheet 

Math: “Practice 2-Digit Addition” worksheet

Friday:

Study for Math. Ch.4 Quiz on Tuesday

Study for Religion. Test on Wednesday 

Tentative Test Schedule:

Friday 12/13: Spelling Test 

News/Reminders:

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

**Bring headphones in for Computer**

12/9- School Closed: Feast of Immaculate Conception/ 7pm Holiday Vendor Sale

12/10: 2nd Grade report conferences 2:30pm-6pm

12/11: Children’s Vendor Sale

12/12: $2.00 Dress Down 

12/13: OLG Parish Tree Lighting 

2nd Grade: Week of 12/2-12/6

Posted on November 29, 2019

Week at a Glance:

ELA– a) Superkids: encode that homonyms are words that sound alike but have different meanings and often different spellings, encode that some homonyms sound the same and are spelled the same but have different meanings, complete questions based on stories in the reader and encode that -oi and -oy makes a pig sound. 

           b) Vocabulary Unit 4

Math– Chapter 4: find a sum by breaking apart a 1-digit addend to make a 2-digit addenda a multiple of 10, use compensation to develop flexible thinking for 2-digit addition, apply place value concepts when using a break-apart strategy and model 2-digit addition with regrouping.

Science– Chapter 2 Animals Grow and Change: Introduce new vocabulary and describe how animals are alike and different. 

S.S.- Chapter 1: Review and complete Ch.1 Test 

Religion- Discuss Reconciliation and review the “Act of Contrition”

Tentative Homework:

Monday: 

Vocabulary: complete pgs. 44 and 45 in workbook

Math: “Break Apart Ones to Add” worksheet

S.S.: Study. Test tomorrow 

Tuesday: 

Vocabulary: complete pg. 46 in workbook

ELA: “Homonyms” worksheet

Math: “Use Compensation” worksheet

Wednesday:

Vocabulary: complete pgs. 48 and 49

Science: “Classify” worksheet

Math: “Break Apart Addends as Tens and Ones” worksheet

Thursday:

Vocabulary: Study. Test tomorrow

ELA: “Oi and Oy Sound” worksheet

Math: “Model Regrouping for Addition” worksheet

Friday:

No Homework 

Tentative Test Schedule:

Tuesday 12/3:  S.S. Ch. 1 Test 

Friday 12/6: Vocabulary Unit 4 Test 

News/Reminders:

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

**Bring headphones in for Computer**

12/5- 12:30pm dismissal

12/6- 8:30 Mass: Student Council Inductions

12/7- 11am First Reconcilation 

12/9- School Closed: Feast of Immaculate Conception/ 7pm Holiday Vendor Sale

12/10: 2nd Grade report conferences 

12/11: Children’s Vendor Sale

12/13: OLG Parish Tree Lighting 

2nd Grade: Week of 11/25-11/27

Posted on November 24, 2019

Week at a Glance:

ELA– a) Superkids: encode that if a word ends in -y change -y to -i to add an ending. Encode that -aw, -aul, -al and -all usually sound like a crow and complete word puzzle based on memory words.

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

Math– Chapter 3: solve problems involving equal groups by using the strategy act it out, write equations usually repeated addition facts to find the total of the number of obvjects in arrays, review and complete chapter test. 

Science– 

S.S.- Chapter 1: Review Chapter

Religion- 

Tentative Homework:

Monday: 

ELA: “Change y to i” worksheet

Math: “Arrays” worksheet

Tuesday: 

ELA: “Aw & Au” worksheet

Math: Study. Test tomorrow 

*S.S. Ch.3 test next Tuesday 

Wednesday:

S.S.: Study for Ch.1 test.

Thursday:

School Closed- Happy Thanksgiving 

Friday:

School Closed

Tentative Test Schedule:

Wednesday 11/27: Math Ch.3 Test 

News/Reminders:

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

**Bring headphones in for Computer**

11/25: 1:15pm Thanksgiving Feast (in our classroom) 

11/26: Cheesecake Delivery 

11/27: 12:30 pm Dismissal/ No Afterschool 

11/28-11/29: School Closed-Happy Thanksgiving! 

12/5- 12:30pm dismissal

12/6- 8:30 Mass: Student Council Inductions

12/7- 11am First Reconcilation 

12/9- School Closed: Feast of Immaculate Conception/ 7pm Holiday Vendor Sale

12/10: 2nd Grade report conferences 

12/11: Children’s Vendor Sale

2nd Grade: Week of 11/18-11/22

Posted on November 17, 2019

Week at a Glance:

ELA– a) Superkids: complete questions based on stories in the reader, encode that memory words with -or, -ear, -ar have the -er sound, encode that when a verb ends in -ed that usually tells you that the action happened in the past, remember when a base word has a vowel followed by one consonant; double the consonant and adding the ending. 

           b) Grammar: Personal Pronouns

Math– Chapter 3: Write equations to represent and solve a variety of addition and subtraction situations and complete chapter review packet. 

Science– 

S.S.- Chapter 1: Identify people’s basic needs, recognize that people can’t always get what they want and explore how a community expresses its history and diversity through art. 

Religion- Chapter 4: Review and complete Ch.4 test 

Tentative Homework:

Monday: 

Grammar: Personal Pronouns worksheet

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log

S.S.: “Go Shopping” worksheet

Tuesday: 

Grammar: Personal Pronouns worksheet

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log

Math: “Use Equations to Represent Problems” worksheet

Wednesday:

Grammar: Personal Pronouns worksheet

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log

Math: start studying Lessons 3.1-3.6

*Math Ch.3 test next Wednesday 

Thursday:

Grammar: Study. Test tomorrow

Reading: read for 20 minutes and log 

Math: continue studying Lessons 3.7-3.11

Friday:

Study for Math Ch.3. Test Wednesday 

Tentative Test Schedule:

Friday 11/22: Grammar: Personal Pronouns Test

News/Reminders:

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

**Bring headphones in for Computer**

11/19: $2.00 Dress Down 

11/21: $2.00 Camo Dress Down

11/25: 1:15pm Thanksgiving Feast (in our classroom) 

11/27: 12:30 pm Dismissal/ No Afterschool 

11/28-11/19: School Closed-Happy Thanksgiving! 

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