What we are learning for the month of February
Our lists include: hard and soft c/g, sounds of oo, and sounds of ew/ou
We will begin Chapter 4 about pronouns, adjectives and descriptions.
The class is wrapping Unit 5 on contractions, ending and suffixes. The we'll move onto Unit 6 about on vowels pairs, vowel diagraphs and diphthongs.
We will finishing learning the rest of our cursive consonants.
We wrap up Chapter 6 on three digit subtraction/addition. Chapter 7 has a focus on money and time.
Theme 4 looks like this:
Setting: Where and When and Following Directions
"Mr. Putter and Tabby Write a Book"
" Annie's Gifts"
We are writing our final copies of our own “how-to articles”.
Our focus is the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation this month to prepare us for receiving this holy sacrament
on Saturday, February 16th.
Then we will move on to preparing for
our First Holy Communion.
We are beginning our unit on the three branches of Government.
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 7 years teaching at another Catholic School. This is my fourth 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.