Grade 2A









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March 2018

We have been very busy this month and its only half way done.

We celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday for a whole week.
Monday was Fox in Socks Day and we all wore funny socks.
Tuesday was Crazy Hat Day and our class was very creative.
Wednesday was Wacky Wednesday and we wore mismatched, inside out, and backwards clothing.
Thursday was Teacher Swap and I was with the Pre-K 1 Class. Mrs. Becker came to our class. Each teacher read a Dr. Seuss book and did a craft.
Friday was Oh The Places You’ll Go Day and we wore t-shirts to our favorite colleges. We also had a door contest and we came in 2nd Place.

This week we had the Winter Carnival. We had a wonderful time playing games, getting our face painted, and we danced with the DJ. All in all it was a great day!

In reading we are doing the unit on Our Changing world. We are discussing the authors purpose and different genres.

In Grammar we just finished adjectives and we reviewed nouns and verbs. We did a cute writing activity to go with the Dr. Seuss theme. What would you do if you had a Thing 1 or Thing 2?

In Social Studies we are learning about laws and our government.

Science we are doing life cycles and fossils.

In Religion we are finishing up the chapters leading to the Sacrament of Reconciliation. This Saturday our class will be receiving the sacrament for the first time. Please pray for us.

Tomorrow March 16th is Report Card Day. I am looking forward to meeting the parents and discussing the children’s progress.

January 2018

Baby it is cold outside!!

I hope you had a Merry Christmas and your New Year is happy and healthy!

Winter is upon us and we are embracing it. In Grammar we wrote about life in a snow globe. The children made their own snow globe and they put their pictures in it.

In Reading we continue to discuss the author’s purpose and genres in the stories we read about different ways to be creative.

In Social Studies we are learning about our rights and responsibilities. We are also discussing how we can be a good citizen.

In Science we are discussing Plants and Animals.

We are preparing for the Sacrament of Reconciliation in Religion.

Catholic Schools Week Begins on Sunday January 28th at the 10:00 Mass.
Open House is from 11:00-12:30.

January 30th is Special Person’s Day

January 31st is Open House from 9-11:00

February 1st is Student Appreciation Day

February 2nd is 12:00 dismissal

November 2017

Hello Autumn!!!!!!

Autumn is a wonderful time of the year. The leaves are turning colors and are falling off the beautiful trees. 2A is working so hard and they are learning so much!

In Reading we are reading so many wonderful stories. We continue to discuss the author’s purpose and genres. In this unit we are learning the importance of team work.

In Grammar we are writing some wonderful stories, poems, and are learning about nouns. WE are also
learning how to make them plural.

This month in Social Studies we are discussing maps and locating the continents and oceans. We will also be discussing The First Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims.

Science is so much fun. In this unit we will be discussing plants and animals.

In Religion we are celebrating the Gift of the Holy Spirit and the ways that the Holy Spirit can help us.

The Christmas Show is quickly approaching. The required costume for Second Grade is a Christmas “ugly” sweater with black pants.

Important Dates
November 17th Dismissal at 12:00 pm
November 18th First Communion Retreat
November 23rd and 24th Thanksgiving Recess – No School
November 27th Christmas Show Ticket Sales
December 1st Report Card Day
December 8th Feast Of Immaculate Conception- No School
December 15th Christmas Show

-Tina Preiss









Welcome to 2017-2018 school year and Class 2A!

I am Mrs. Preiss and I am so excited to have your children in my class this year! We are going to do so many fun things and we will learn a lot too. I hope you had a wonderful summer and I can’t wait to meet you at the Open House.

Here are a few dates for you to remember:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Parent Meeting
Friday, September 22, 2017 – Class Photos
Friday, September 29, 2017 Individual Photos – 12:00 dismissal