February 20-23, 2018

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Hope you had a wonderful holiday!

We will be working on:

MATH: Math review on fractions and geometric figures. Math Test Thursday!

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IXL: Q.1  Match digital clocks and times. Q.4 Read clocks and write times: hour and half hour.

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SELF SELECTED READING:
We will start our great adventure book with Flat Stanley and then continue with a project.

GUIDED READING AND ART: Students will continue to read about the life of Pablo Picasso and do an Art project connected to our Math unit on Geometry.

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WRITING: Daily Oral Language (DOL). The writing process. Use of quotation marks .

WORKING WITH WORDS: Practice with the list of the word wall words and Fry’s List. Spelling test Friday!

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IXL: A.4 Complete the poem with a word that rhymes. L.1 Which book title goes with the picture?

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RAZ KIDS – Our school has acquire the subscription for our  second graders to have access to an online guided reading program with interactive e books, downloadable books, and reading quizzes through Kids A-Z, Learning A-Z’s website. Today you will be receiving the passwords with a note. Please fill out a form and send it back to me.

Thanks and enjoy your week!

Ms. Elena Borjas

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February 12-16, 2018

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Hope you enjoyed the weekend!

 GUIDED READING AND WRITING: Elements of poetry. Alliteration, repetition, rhythm, rhyme, imagery, onomatopoeia.

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SELF SELECTED READING: Build fluency in reading to allow students to read and enjoy text that is appropriate to their own independent reading level and to build confidence in students as readers.

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WORKING WITH WORDS: Letter sound relationships to decode and spell words Word Wall Words and Fry words. Spelling test Friday!

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IXL Language Arts Skills:

Q.1 Use action verbs.

Q.3 Identify helping verbs.

 

MATH: Estimating fractions, fractions of a set.

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IXL Math Skills: 

W.5      Fractions of a group.

W.12    Fraction models equivalent to whole                   numbers.

SOCIAL STUDIES:     Map keys and landforms.
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VALENTINE’S DAY CELEBRATION: We will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on February 14th.  Don´t pack a snack. Feel free to send Valentine’s with your child.  (8 students).

Please  let me know if you would like to come and participate with our students in any Valentine’s Day activity.

BAKE SALE – The Senior class will have a bake sale on Tuesday, February 14 to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

HOLIDAY: Remember next Monday is President’s Day Weekend.

Thanks,

Mrs.Elena

February 5-9, 2018

We  are off to a new week of learning and fun!

GUIDED READING AND WRITING

We will read The Great Fuzz Frenzy by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel and write from an object´s point of view. Review of key facts and information in a text.

 

SELF SELECTED READING: Independent reading and conferencing.

WORKING WITH WORDS: Word Wall Words and Fry words. Spelling test Friday!

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X.2  Choose the synonym.

X.5  Choose the antonym

MATH: Equivalent fractions.

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FRACTIONS

W.4 Which shape illustrates the fraction?

W.5 Fractions of a group.

SOCIAL STUDIES: Reading a map.

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ART: Valentine’s Day Project and use of geometric figures for a project.

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WEEKLY NEWS
                                            

Important Dates Coming Up:

February 16   Progress Reports Go home*

February 14   Valentine’s Day Celebration

February 19   President’s Day Weekend

*Progress Reports will be sent home on Friday, February 16th.  Conferences are on a need-to-meet basis. If you would like to schedule a conference, please let me know. 

SENIORS BAKE SALE – The Seniors will be having their traditional Valentine’s Day Bake Sale. We will let you know once we have the date. They will be selling delicious treats during snack and lunch. Students may also begin to preorder roses, candy grams, and love notes. The seniors have the preorder forms and they will be handing them out to all students.

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WOLVES´S NATIONAL  EVENT COMING UP
Ivanna López will be representing the Second Grade Class at La Ceiba – Spelling Bee. We wish her all the best!

VALENTINE’S DAY CELEBRATION: We will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on February 14th.  Feel free to send Valentine’s with your child.  (8 students).

Please let me know if you would like to come and participate with our students in any Valentine’s Day activity.

Mrs. Mara Vallecillo has graciously signed in for this activity. We will let you know as soon as we coordinate for this day.

Thanks,

Mrs. Elena Borjas

January 29-February 2, 2018

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Ready for a week of learning and fun?

We will be working on:

MATH: We will finish our Geometry Unit and start fractions.

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IXL: W.2 Halves, thirds and fourths. W.3 Identify the fraction.

LANGUAGE ARTS:

SELF SELECTED READING: We will start our great adventure book with our read aloud Flat Stanley and then continue with a written project. Students will read to verify information and use explicit details from the text to justify their reasoning.

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WRITING: Daily Oral Language (DOL). The writing process. Use of Possessive Pronouns.

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WORKING WITH WORDS: Practice with the list of the word wall words and Fry’s List. Spelling test Friday!

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IXL: N.7 Identify possessive pronouns. N.8 Use possessive pronouns.

SOCIAL STUDIES: Use of a map and globe. Cardinal directions.

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Finally, our awaited presentation is coming. Our Second Graders will be presenting about their favorite character at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday 31, 2018.

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WOLVES´ NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS COMING UP

ABSH LANGUAGE ARTS FESTIVAL – Ivanna López will represent  2nd Grade.
February 10th in La Ceiba Bilingual School (La Ceiba).

Thanks,

Ms. Elena Borjas

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 22-26, 2018

We continue to work at full rhythm!

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GUIDED READING AND WRITING

We are almost there! Our second graders have been working hard learning to type and use Google Docs. We invite our parents to join us for our Favorite Character Presentations next Wednesday, January 31st at 8:30 a.m.

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** Please make sure your child brings their electronic device for the following week on a daily basis since much of the information for this unit is being researched from different internet websites and then typed in Google Docs. Ms.Marisela will also be using it for their Spanish class.

SELF SELECTED READING: Continue our basic conference procedure. Ask children to read two-three pages from a chosen book to assess their reading level.

WORKING WITH WORDS: Different  exercises to locate words in a dictionary. Spelling test Friday. Use of contractions.

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IXL Language Arts Skills:

T.3 Form contractions with “not”.

T.4 Use pronoun-verb contractions.

Geometry

MATH: Geometry unit. Identifying solid figures (cone, cube, cylinder, pyramid, rectangular prism, sphere) and count their flat surfaces, vertices, and edges).

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 IXL Math Skills: 

U.3 Count vertices, edges, and faces.

U.4 Compare vertices, edges, and faces.

Extra Practice: Enclosed please find another website for extra practice.

https://www.mathplayground.com/ASB_Kangaroo_Hop.html

BREAKING

EARLY DISMISSAL: This Friday, January 26 is an early dismissal day (AM Schedule) at 11:45 a.m. Teachers have Professional Development.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE: To make-up for the days we missed during December we will be working as follows:5f12ff_383be94f92d343f1854dfb1966b29c8emv2

We have projected 4 early release days for the second semester according to our school calendar.  They will now become full school days.  They are February 23, March 23, April 27 and May 23.  This was approved by the Board on January 12, 2018.  Please adjust your calendars.  As mentioned, we are also  prepared with virtual lesson plans.

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PICTURE DAY

This week, Merlin Pictures will be taking our 2017-2018 Yearbook Pictures. Once the pictures have been taken, they will be sending order forms for parents to fill out. Please take note that the Second Grade Schedule is for Wednesday 24th from 11:40-12:25 p.m. Please take note not to send children in white or green shirts.

Thanks,

Mrs.Elena Borjas

 

 

 

 

January 15-19, 2018

We are ready on track again…….

This week we will continue  working on:

MATH: US$ coins and bills.

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GUIDED READING:

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Nonfiction reading and writing by using Google Slides. Our second graders are typing the information they researched about a famous person they admire. They will be presenting their project to the students and parents. More information will follow for next week.

 

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WORKING WITH WORDS: We will start using our dictionary skills. Working with our word wall.  ** Please make sure your child brings their electronic device for the following weeks on a daily basis since much of the information for this unit will be researched from different internet websites. Ms. Marisela Urquía (Spanish Teacher) is also asking the students to please make sure they bring the device on Friday. 

SELF SELECTED READING: Continue our basic conference procedure. Ask children to read two-three pages from a chosen book to assess their reading level.

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IXL Language Arts Skills:

W.3. Order alphabetically based on first 3 letters.

W.4  Use guide words

 MATH: Wrap our unit on money. Students will be allowed to bring toys on Thursday 19 to have a make believe store to use money and learn to give and receive change.

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 IXL Math Skills: 

P.6  Equivalent amounts of money – up to $1.00.

P.8  Comparing groups of coin.

SCIENCE: Concept of reversible and irreversible changes.

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Dear Parents: We are cordially requesting that you join us for our Second General Assembly for Parents. The purpose of this assembly is informational and no resolutions are proposed for assembly approval.  The date is Saturday, January 20, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. @ the School’s Cafeteria.

Best regards,

Secretary General of the Board of Directors ASEDUCADI

Thanks,

Mrs.Elena

January 8 -12, 2018

 

We hope you had a wonderful long holiday break! We are with our batteries recharged to continue our next semester in school!

Here we are ready for a week of learning and fun!

We will be working on:

MATH: Money: Identifying, adding and subtracting pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollar and dollar bills.

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IXL: P.1 Names and values of common coins. P.3 Count money- Pennies, nickels, and dimes only.

 

LANGUAGE ARTS:

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WORKING WITH WORDS: Practice with the list of the word wall words and Fry’s List. Spelling test Friday!

 

GUIDED READING AND WRITING:  

We will start to wrap up our unit on nonfiction texts by reading, writing and typing our biographies and autobiographies. We will be using Google docs and slides.

** Please make sure your child brings their electronic device for the following weeks on a daily basis since much of the information is going to be typed by the students. 

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IXL:  S.2 Identify the time-order words. S.3 Put the sentences in order.

 

 

 

Science: Continue with properties of matter.

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Friday is an early dismissal (11:45 a.m.) and we will follow  PM schedule.  Report Cards will be issued this day, and the afternoon is set aside for conferences. If you did not receive a notice, but would like to meet with a teacher, please contact the school to set an appointment for the afternoon of that day.

There will be no school next Monday, January 15, for the Martin Luther King holiday.

Enjoy your week!

Ms. Elena

 

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