What we are learning the month of May/June:
We wrap up Chapter 11 on Geometry then take our End of the Year Test. The remaining time will be spent expanding on our math skills learned this year.
Our lists include: words ending with ed/ing, and prefixes re/un.
We'll finish our workbook and have end of year testing!
We will work on Chapter 7 concentrating on word study and research.
We will be perfecting our cursive writing this month to get ready for third grade
We are back in our “We Believe” workbooks for Chapters 22, 23, 24, and 25. We will focus on learning about how we are called by God, keeping prayer in our daily lives, and about the Saints and Mother Mary.
This month we will begin Theme 6 with focus skills on making inferences, cause/effect, vowel variants, punctuation review, and comprehension skills.
We will be learnig about animal facts in our research reports.
This month we will wrap up our unit about famous United States symbols that represent our country and what it stands for.
We are each selecting an animal and using a National Geographic book to write a research report about it to connect with our English curriculum.
The last day of school is June 1st- then you are officially THIRD GRADERS! WAHOOoooOoo!
About your teacher:
My name is Mrs. Julie Ridings and I will be your child’s 2nd grade teacher this year. I have a dual degree from Bloomsburg University in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. I have taught 1 year in a public school setting and 6 years teaching at another Catholic School. This is my third year teaching at Saint Joseph’s School and I look forward to teaching your child many new skills and concepts throughout this school year. My teaching methods are based on a positive learning atmosphere in the classroom with respect for faith, children and teachers.