Sunday, October 14, 2018

October 15 - 19

REMINDERS
*School is closed Monday 10/15 for Data Day.

*Please continue to reinforce school and classroom rules with your children to ensure that they are focused.

*Freckle assignments have been given; please logon and complete. Class codes are on the left.

THIS WEEK IN CLASS . . .
*Test will be given this week on Pearson Realize for both 2nd and 3rd grade. 

2nd Grade 

3rd Grade

4th Grade

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

October 8 - 12


REMINDERS
*Hispanic Heritage presentation for 2nd grade is on Friday 10/12; parents are welcomed to join us at 9:00 AM in the school's lunchroom. 

*Please reinforce classroom rules nightly with your child to ensure that they maintain focus throughout the day and complete class assignments on time.


*To keep things organized and accessible to parents at all times, to the left of my blog are the following:


  1. Direct links to ALL vocabulary words. These links will stay posted at all times. Please note that students are to copy vocabulary words into the notebooks for homework when they are not finished in class.
  2. Freckle class codes; students will be given assignments beginning this week for homework and are to be completed on the night they are assigned.
  3. Scholastics Book Club class code for parents who wish to order their child books directly online.
THIS WEEK IN CLASS . . .
2nd Grade takes their first grammar test; explores ways in which we can honor Mary and the saints as good disciples of Jesus, begins to learn about maps; and continues to learn about plants. 

3rd Grade continues to read The Case of the Gasping Garbage; learns how to combine sentences and correct run-on sentences; and explores the parable of The Sower. 

4th Grade explores the meaning of keeping the Lord's Day holy.

HOMEWORK
Wednesday 10-10
2nd Grade:

*All test were handed back today; please check your child's folders, sign them and return tomorrow.

*Reading vocabulary are to be copied into the notebook; on the left side of my blog at the top is the link for the vocabulary click on it and scroll down for today's words.

*Reading log is to be completed for today; if students wish to complete for yesterday they may do so for an extra 2 points.

*Complete assignment on Freckle about Geography. Class code is on the left side of the blog.


3rd Grade:
*Reading log is to be completed for today; if students wish to complete for yesterday they may do so for an extra 2 points.

*Copy reading vocabulary into notebook (the link is on the left of the blog, click on it and scroll down to today's words) and then complete all classwork on RWJ pp. 26 & 27 use the links below to refer back to the reading.

*Complete skill practice on Freckle. Class code is on the left side of the blog.

Thursday 10-11
2nd Grade:
*Children are to come dressed up nicely tomorrow for their Hispanic Heritage music presentation; NO JEANS & NO SNEAKERS - Parents are welcomed to join us @ 9:00 AM sharp in the auditorium.

*Reading log is to be completed for today

*Voyages test tomorrow, go over everything on sentences & sentence challenge 

3rd Grade:
*Reading log is to be completed for today

*Vocabulary quizzes sent home today, please check and sign them; return to me tomorrow.

4rd Grade:
*Finish coping chapter 11 vocabulary words in the notebook

Monday, October 1, 2018

October 1st - 5th

Reminders

*CLASS PICTURE DAY - WEDNESDAY 10/03. Parents, please make sure your child is in full uniform for the pictures. All students are to come in nicely groomed and ready to smile :)

*Mass for St. Francis of Assisi on Thursday at 9:00 AM; parents are welcomed to join us. Students may bring in pets to be blessed, but all pets must return home after Mass.



*2nd grade test this week in social studies, science, and religion


*3rd grade test this week in religion

*4th grade test this week in religion

Homework
Monday 10/01
2nd Grade:
*Weekly reading logs were sent home today. Students are to begin reading every night for 30 mins and log it on the handout given. Parents MUST sign it. A weekly homework grade will be given; in order to receive full credit, everything on the log must be filled out and reading must be done every night. 

*Study for tomorrow's social studies test; chapter 1.

*Complete the top and bottom of p. 14 in Reader's and Writer's Journal from today's lesson. Click here to view p. 16 of Trouble at the Sandbox


3rd Grade:
*Weekly reading logs were sent home today. Students are to begin reading every night for 30 mins and log it on the handout given. Parents MUST sign it. A weekly homework grade will be given; in order to receive full credit, everything on the log must be filled out and reading must be done every night.

*Students who were selected for the poetry contest, please make sure to print out and bring in a poem of your choosing.


Tuesday 10/02

2nd Grade:
*CLASS PICTURE DAY - WEDNESDAY 10/03. Parents, please make sure your child is in FULL UNIFORM for the pictures. All students are to come in nicely groomed and ready to smile :)

*Complete the reading log for to day, Tuesday; parents please make sure its being done at home and you are signing it.


3rd Grade:

*Complete the reading log for to day, Tuesday; parents please make sure its being done at home and you are signing it.



Wednesday 10/03
2nd Grade:
*Students wear their gym uniform tomorrow. We have Mass tomorrow at 9:00 AM; parents are welcomed to join. Students may bring in their pets to be blessed at Church, but ALL PETS MUST go home after.

*Complete the reading log for today, Wednesday. A reminder to parents that this is being counted as a weekly homework assignment and you must sign the back of the log. 

*Study for Religion Chps. 1 & 3 and Science Ch. 1 test on Friday 10/05 


3rd Grade:
*Complete pp. 21-22 in RWJ' from today's lesson. Use the links below to read the pages needed to answer both pages.
p. 31
p. 32
p. 34 - 35
p. 36


*Complete the reading log for today, Wednesday. A reminder to parents that you must sign the back of the log. 

*Study for Religion test on Friday 10/05 - CHAPTERS 1 & 3


4th Grade:
*Study for Religion test on Friday 10/05 


Thursday 10/04
2nd Grade:
*Complete voyages pp. 26-28

*Study for religion ch. 1 & 3 test tomorrow; study for science ch. 1 notes in notebook for test tomorrow


3rd Grade:
*Study for religion test tomorrow ch. 1 & 3


4th Grade:
*Study for religion test tomorrow ch. 3 & 4

Friday, September 28, 2018

September 24 - 28

REMINDERS
*Please make sure to check Ms. Wong's Blog daily as she is your child's math teacher; her homework assignments and any reminders for the class are posted on her blog.

* NO SCHOOL on Tuesday 9/25

* Quizzes rescheduled for the this week:

2nd grade science & reading
3rd grade reading & religion
4th grade religion

THIS WEEK ...
In 2nd grade we continue with parts of a sentence and reading Trouble at the Sandbox. We are also still focusing on communities and wrapping up on learning about plants; and in efforts to grow in our faith, we are learning about the Liturgical year.  Check out the planbook for further information

In 3rd grade we are taking our first MAP test of the year in both reading and language arts and continue to read The Case of the Gasping Garbage; and as growing disciples we discuss how Jesus teaches us about God's love. Check out the planbook for further information

In 4th grade we learn how Jesus can lead us to happiness. Check out the planbook for further information


Vocabulary Links
2nd grade reading vocabulary
2nd grade science vocabulary
2nd grade social studies vocabulary
3rd grade reading vocabulary

HOMEWORK
Monday 9/24
Grade 2:
*Complete classwork in social studies notebook; p. 17 questions A,C, & D and p. 20 # 1-10 sentences and answers written out.

Grade 3:

*Complete RWJs pp. 13-14 … you can use the pictures below if needed to help you answer the questions.






Wednesday 9/26
Grade 2:
*Parents please make sure you are checking your child's behavior chart every night and initialing.

*Check Ms. Alma's blog as the second grade has homework for music tonight.

Grade 3:
**MAP Testing continues tomorrow, please make sure to have breakfast as some students were complaining about belly aches during the test due to hunger.

Grade 4:
*Start to study the Beatitudes on p. 34


Thursday 9/27
Grade 2:
*Dress down tomorrow with $1, please ask your child if they are allowed to wear play clothes as some lost their privilege due to behavior.

*Parents please make sure you are checking your child's behavior chart every night and initialing.

*Handwriting book pp. 8-11

*Complete classwork social studies pp. 20 Remembering What you Read #1-5 in notebook & p. 21 #2

Grades 3 & 4:
*Study vocabulary words



Friday 9/28
Grade 2:
*Study for social studies test on Tuesday 10/02 and science test on Friday 10/05; grammar - types of sentences test on Thursday 10/04

Grade 3:
*Study for religion test on Friday 10/05

Grade 4:
*Study for religion test on Friday 10/05