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2nd Grade Spelling List

2nd Grade Spelling Words List

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Spelling Review 14

New Words:
get, through, back, much, go
Review Words:
they, have, what, there, which, been, now, little, called, to, that, he, for, was, with, his, at, had, said, do, will, so, two, him, see, first
Extra Words:
These words will be posted on the board as a resource.
Dad, friends, got, help, home, wanted, work

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What’s Happening In Mrs. Barlow’s Class?

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Weekly Learning… November 17th to November 21st

I will be at a training from Tuesday afternoon through Friday.  We will have our Spelling Test on Monday the 24th.

My substitute will be Mrs. Babb.  I have talked with the students about their expectations of being an awesome champ!  I know they can be great helpers to our substitute while I am gone.

Reading:  We will be learning about Thanksgiving!  They will make a fact book about they information they learn during the week.  We will review main idea and locating facts.

Word Work:  Antonyms and Synonyms

Spelling:  New Words:
get, through, back, much, go
Review Words:
they, have, what, there, which, been, now, little, called, to, that, he, for, was, with, his, at, had, said, do, will, so, two, him, see, first
Extra Words:
These words will be posted on the board as a resource.
Dad, friends, got, help, home, wanted, work
The test will be on Monday.

Math:  We will continue learning about place value and regrouping with addition.

Writing:  They will continue their Turkey stories and create a Thankful acrostic poem.

Homework:  Addition Computation and Coin review – due Friday
Spelling – Write a sentence with each word – due Friday.
Read each night and initial.
Each thing completed and turned in will earn them an extra ticket!

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Weekly learning… November 10th

EARLY RELEASE THIS TUESDAY AT 11:00 FOR THE PRIMARY STUDENTS!

Reading:  Continue applying their understanding of the main idea of a story or passage.

Phonics:  bossy r – or, er, ir, ur, ar
Apply understanding of bossy r part in reading and writing.

Spelling:  Review 13
New Words:  called, just, where, most, know
Review Words:  there, your, out, then than, little, after, the, of, to, is, for, are, they, one, all, we, can, will, time, no, now, way, find
Extra Words:  come, four, here, hiding, look, out, place, us

Writing:  Fiction Writing
The students will read Thanksgiving stories.  They will create a story element graphic organizer to create their own fiction story or adaptation of Turkey Trouble or The Plump, Perky Turkey.  We want the students to begin using “lively language” or “million dollar words” to paint a picture of the events happening in their stories.  They will use the writing process to complete a published story.

Math:  Continue understanding place value in order to understand addition with regrouping.
Problem solving with all concepts learned.

Social Studies:  They will learn about the first Thanksgiving.

Class chapter book:  Magic Tree House – Thanksgiving on Thursday
We read a chapter a day and discuss vocabulary and all comprehension strategies and concepts learned.  (inferencing, vocabulary, main idea, supporting details, connections to self, text, world, author’s purpose)

Homework:
Spelling Words – practice a word a night.  Write a sentence with the word and practice revising and editing.  (This will help them with the dictation part of the spelling review.)  They can receive a ticket when they complete this and turn it in on Friday.  Spelling Test will be on Friday.

Math:  Two math pages for review – due Friday.  They get a ticket when they return their homework.

Read each night and get your reading log signed.  The get a ticket for each night that they read.

I also try and put a question about what we are learning in their planner.  If the students answer it they can get an extra ticket.

EARLY RELEASE THIS TUESDAY AT 11:00 FOR THE PRIMARY STUDENTS!

 

 

 

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Weekly Learning: November 3, 2014

Reading:  Main Idea
The students will learn about the main idea and the details that lead up to the main idea.

Math:  Place Value to the thousands place

Spelling:  Spelling Words:
New Words:  long, little, very, after, words
Review Words:  with, there, about, many, first, people, down, the, a, in, you, that, are, from, or, one, then, many, could, make, its, made, use
Extra Words:
Please make sure they can read these words.  The will be posted on the board for them to use as a resource.
big, choose, good, letters, story, write

Phonics:  Consonant Digraphs
th, sh, ph, wh, ch

Writing:  How to…
How to Catch a Turkey using the writing process.  We will use this piece of writing to write a fiction story next week.

Social Studies:  Native Americans

Homework:
Practice a new spelling word each night and we will have the test on Friday.
Math Homework:  Two pages due on Friday
Reading:  Read each night and get your reading log initialed for a ticket.
Fluency:  Read the poem and work on fluency, phrasing, and expression.

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Halloween Readers’ Theater

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How to carve a pumpkin! Hands on sequencing lesson!

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Red Ribbon Week and Science Rotations!

Say NO to drugs!

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Meet our Pumpkin Characters!

Be sure to scroll all the way through to the end.  The students were filmed telling us about their character and their traits.  We hope you enjoy!

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Spelling Test Change and Report Card Information

FYI!

We will not have a spelling test this Friday.  We will continue to work on the same words from this week  and have that test on November 7, 2014.

Report cards will be sent out tomorrow.  Please sign them and return them by Friday.  Thanks!                                                         

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Kate learned…

Look to the future!  Don’t do drugs!

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Tomorrow is crazy sock and/or hair day.  It’s crazy to do drugs!  You can use color in your hair and fix it crazy!

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Red Ribbon Week Day 2 Picture

Use your head!  Don’t do drugs!

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Wear a college day shirt, White Oak shirt, or NFL team shirt tomorrow!  Look to the future!  Say no to drugs!

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