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Welcome to Mrs. Martocci’s 2nd Grade! :

  • All students must have 5 sharpened pencils every day. 
  • Please sign and return all graded tests.

  • Mission money ($1 or more) will be collected on the first Monday of each month.  Please put your donation in an envelope with your child’s name and mission money written on the outside of the envelope.  Thank you, in advance, for your generosity.

  • Scholastic book orders Class Code is JRWGY 

 

  • Monday, November 25 we will celebrate Thanksgiving with pie day – Cost $5 – Please send the form in as soon as possible.

 

  • 12:30 dismissal Wednesday November 27 for Thanksgiving recess – School Closed Thursday 11/28 and Friday 11/29 – May you have a Blessed Thanksgiving!

 

  • Thursday, 12/5 report card distribution from 1:00-4:00 P.M. and again from 5:00 PM – 7:00 P.M. – 

 

  • **Hold the date – December 10, 2019 **  Time:  6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.- Students from grades 1-4 will be participating in a school fundraiser performance called  Christmas Around the World.  All students must participate.  Students will be provided with costumes for the show.  They can wear Christmas colored clothing (green, white, or red)  NO  jeans please.

 

  • Please practice your play part everyday and bring the card to school each day.  Do NOT leave it at home.

 

  • Box Tops for Education – Please send in your box tops (please make sure they are not expired)  They can be placed in baggies 25 or 50 in a bag – labeled with the quantity.  Please download the new app. to your phone so that we can instantly earn money for the school.  

 

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Week of November 18, 2019

Monday

Read and write summary

Spelling words in alphabetical order (flute, tune, dune, use, June, mule, duke, bugle, music, fuse)

Vocabulary words in alphabetical order (powerful, allowed, invented, instrument, products, design)

Comprehension/Vocabulary test tomorrow on One Grain of  Rice

Practice pg. 103

Grammar test on nouns – Thursday (common nouns, proper nouns, regular and irregular plural nouns)

Science test on Animals Ch. 2 Wednesday 

 

Tuesday

No writing homework today

Spelling quiz Friday

Spelling 5x’s each and sentences due Friday

Vocabulary definition and sentences due Friday

Science test tomorrow Ch. 2

Math pg. 158

 

Wednesday

Read and write summary

Gym tomorrow

Practice pg. 104

Grammar test tomorrow on nouns

Math – pg. 162

Thursday

Read and write summary

Spelling quiz tomorrow

Spelling and vocabulary words due tomorrow

Math- pg. 166

Social Studies – pg. 76 Thinking About Words 1-8 answers in notebook

 

Friday

Read and write summary

Comprehension/Vocab. test Tuesday on African American Inventors

Practice pg. 113

Math -pg. 170

Social Studies pg. 76 Thinking About Ideas 1-5 answers in notebook

 

 

Week of November 11, 2019    

 

Monday  – School Closed

Tuesday

Read and write summary

Spelling words in alphabetical order (most, soap, toe, goes, mow, bowl, toast, grow, foam, told)

Vocabulary words in alphabetical order  (collectors, store, clever, reward, double, amount)

Math – wkbk pg. 142 – test tomorrow on Ch. 3

Religion – tentative test Ch. 8 Monday -Canceled

Wednesday

Read and write summary

Practice pg. 92

Spelling 5x’s each and sentences – due Monday

Spelling quiz Monday

Vocabulary definition and sentences due Monday

 

Thursday

Read and write summary

Practice pg.96

Math – wkbk pg. 148

Science pg. 80 -Vocabulary ( in social studies notebook)

Science Ch. 2 test Wednesday 11/20

 

Friday

Read and write summary

Math – wkbk pg. 152 and review addition facts

Practice pg. 102

Spelling quiz Monday

Spelling and vocabulary words due Monday

Comprehension/Vocabulary test Tuesday on One Grain of Rice

Science Ch. 2 test Wednesday 11/20

Grammar test on common,  proper nouns, plural nouns regular and irregular – Thursday 11/21

Social Studies pg. 57 1-2 in notebook

 

 

Week of November 4, 2019

 

Monday

Read and write summary

November book report will be due Tuesday 11/12 – Read a book on a fall theme.  Students will fold construction paper into a tri-fold.

On the cover page should be the book title, author, genre, students name, and a picture scene from the book.  Inside cover write beginning on top and write a few sentences of what happened in the beginning of the story draw a picture as well.  Then on the next fold write middle – write what happened in the middle of the book and draw a picture. On the last fold, write end and write what happened at the end of the story – draw a picture.  On the back cover, draw between 1 to 5 stars showing if you liked or disliked the book.  Write why you liked or disliked the book under the stars.

Comprehension/Vocabulary test on A Tall Tale tomorrow

Math – wkbk pg. 128 – test on Ch. 3 next week Wednesday 11/13

Religion Ch. 5 test Thursday

Tuesday

Read for book tri-fold

Math – wkbk pg.132

Wednesday

Gym tomorrow

Read for book tri-fold

Math -wkbk pgs.  137

Religion test Ch. 5 tomorrow

 

Thursday

Read for book report tri-fold – Due Tuesday 

Math – wkbk pg. 138

Complete grammar worksheet handout

Practice your play part and bring to class on Tuesday

School closed tomorrow and Monday

 

 

 

Week of October 28, 2019

 

Monday

Read and write a summary

Spelling words (light, sight, mind, cry, tie, high, wild, dry, try, lie) in alphabetical order

Vocabulary words (state, landmark, independent, symbol, government) in alphabetical order

Comprehension/Vocabulary test on Dona Flor tomorrow

Practice pg. 80

Math – wkbk pg. 114

Religion – Ch. 4 test Wednesday

**Look up the name of the saint you were named after and make a web with the picture or name of your saint in the middle and information on lines of the web.  This is due Friday. Should be done on construction paper.  It will be presented and graded.

(No reading and writing will be given again until Friday so that this can be completed)

Tuesday

Spelling 5 x’s each and sentences – due Monday

Vocabulary – definition and sentences due Monday

Spelling quiz Friday

Practice pg. 82

Math -workbook pg.118

Religion test tomorrow on Ch. 4

Pumpkin painting tomorrow if you paid

Wednesday

Gym tomorrow

Practice pg. 84

Math – workbook pg. 122 – Review all concepts learned this week

No after school tomorrow

Thursday

HAPPY HALLOWEEN – NO HOMEWORK

Spelling quiz tomorrow

12:30 dismissal tomorrow

Religion:  Saint web due tomorrow

Friday

Read and write summary

Spelling and Vocabulary words due Monday

Comprehesion/Vocabulary test on A Tall Tale -Tuesday

Math – Review writing in standard form, expanded form, recognizing greater than, less than, and equal to.   Tentative Ch. 3 test Thursday

Week of October  21, 2019

Monday – Communion meeting tonight 6:45 P.M. in church

Read and write summary

Spelling words in alphabetical order (need, baby, we, queen, eat, leaf, he, mean, seek, pony)

Vocabulary words in alphabetical order (respected, commotion, rattled, shivering, tangle, advice)

Grammar test on subject and predicate Wednesday

Comprehension/Vocabulary test tomorrow on Babu’s Song 

Math – Ch. 2 test Thursday 10/25

Scholastic order due tomorrow if ordering books.

Religion – In your religion notebook tell about the following :  Baptism date? Church of baptism? Who were your Godparents?  How did you celebrate?

Science test Friday Ch. 1

Tuesday

Read and write summary

Grammar test tomorrow

Spelling 5x’s each and sentences due Friday – Spelling quiz Friday

Vocabulary definition and sentence due Friday

Math -pgs. 103-104

Wednesday

Read and write summary

Practice pg. 74

Math pg. 108 – test tomorrow

Class picture tomorrow wear full uniform

Thursday

No writing h/w

Spelling quiz tomorrow

Practice pg. 76

Spelling and vocabulary words due tomorrow

Math – practice addition/subtraction facts 

Science test on Ch. 1 tomorrow

Religion Ch. 4 test Monday

Individual pictures tomorrow – dress up or wear uniform

Friday

Read and write summary

Comprehension/Vocabulary test on Dona Flor Tuesday

Practice pgs. 78 and 79

Math – Practice math facts (subtraction/addition) on Mathletics

Religion – Ch. 4 test Monday 10/28

 

 

Week of October 14, 2019

 

Tuesday

Read & write summary

Spelling words (jay, may, wait, sail, train, hay, main, tail, pay, stay) in alphabetical order

Spelling quiz will be on Monday NOT Friday

Vocabulary words (exclaimed, concern, vendors, figure, collection)

Grammar test on identifying subject and predicate of a sentence will be on 10/23

Math – pg. 86

Religion – Ch. 3 test tomorrow

Social Studies – pg. 36 Using skills 1-5 in notebook – Friday Unit 1 test -all key vocabulary(urban, suburban, rural, community, ancestor, tradition, history, treasure, relatives, neighborhood)   calendar skill, and comparing skill.

 

Wednesday

Read and write summary

Gym tomorrow

Practice pg. 59

Math – pg. 90

Spelling 5x’s each and sentences due MONDAY

Vocabulary definition and sentences due MONDaY

Science –  Page 50 Vocabulary review 1-6 in notebook.   Ch. 1 test moved to Friday 10/25  

 

Thursday

Read and write summary

Practice – pg. 60

Social Studies Unit 1 test tomorrow

Science  – pg. 51 Science skills questions 7-10

Math – pg. 94

Friday

Read and write summary

Spelling quiz Monday

Spelling and Vocabulary words due Monday

Practice pg. 67

Comprehension/Vocabulary test Tuesday on Babu’s Song

Grammar test on subject and predicate Wednesday 10/23

Math – pg.98 – Ch. 2 test Thursday 10/24- tentative

Science – Ch. 1 test Friday 10/25

Mandatory Communion Meeting Monday at 6:45 P.M. in the Church

 

 

Week of October 7, 2019

Monday

Book web is due Thursday 10/10 on Christopher Columbus

Vocabulary words (patient, practiced, favorite, wrinkled, settled, cuddle) in alphabetical order

Spelling words (dog, fox, lock, nose, poke, home, rope, pot, box, cone) in alphabetical order

Comprehension/Vocabulary test tomorrow on Meet Rosina

Practice pg. 36

 

Tuesday

Practice pg. 46

Spelling 5x’s each and sentences due Friday

Spelling quiz Friday

Vocabulary definition and sentences due Friday

Math – wkbk pg. 72

Social Studies – pg. 34 Thinking About Words #1-7

Wednesday

Book report web due tomorrow

Practice pg. 49

Math – pg. 76

Gym tomorrow

Religion – Ch. 3 test 10/16

S.S. test on Unit 1  Friday 10/18

 

Thursday

Read and write summary

Practice pg. 53

Vocabulary and Spelling words are due tomorrow

Spelling quiz tomorrow

Math – pg. 80

 

Friday

No school Monday – Columbus Day observed

Parade tomorrow along 18th Avenue (Notice went home)

Read and write summary

Comprehension/Vocabulary test on My Name is Yoon Tuesday

Practice pg. 55

Social Studies -Thinking About Ideas pg. 34 1-6.  Test Friday 10/18 on Unit 1

Religion – Ch. 3 test on Wednesday 10/16

Science – Ch. 1 test -tentative Wednesday 10/23

 

 

Week of September 30, 2019

 

Monday

Reading – Find a book on Christopher Columbus and read this week – Students will create a character web on information they learned about him.  This will be the October book report due on October 10.  On construction paper draw/cut out a picture of Columbus then draw lines (like a web) and give key details about his life that was interesting.  Students will be show in class what is expected.  Book title, author, genre and students name must be on their work.

Spelling words (hike, did, rip, pipe, side, fin, mix, line, five, pick ) in alphabetical order

Vocabulary words (cultures, deaf, signing, relatives, celebrate) in alphabetical order

Comprehension/Vocabulary test tomorrow on Family Farms Then and Now

Social Studies – Textbook page 21 questions 1 & 2 in notebook

Science quiz on Ch. 1 lesson 1 Wednesday (key vocabulary -leaves, oxygen, stem, minerals, roots, pollen, flower)

Religion – Ch. 2 test Thursday

Tuesday

Read for the book report web

Practice pg. 31

Spelling words 5x’s each and sentences due Friday – quiz Friday

Vocabulary words definition and sentences due Friday

Science quiz tomorrow

Math – workbook pg. 56

Wednesday

Read for book web

Practice pg. 34

Math -wkbk pg. 60

Religion – Ch. 2 test tomorrow

Gym tomorrow

Thursday

Read for book web

Spelling and Vocabulary words are due tomorrow

Spelling quiz tomorrow

12:30 dismissal tomorrow- no lunch needed

Math – wkbk pg. 64

 

Friday

Read for book web

Practice pg 45

Math – wkbk pg. 68

 

 

Week of September 23, 2019

Monday

Read 15 minutes and write a summary

Comprehension/Vocabulary test on Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea tomorrow

Spelling words (cape, bake, mad, bag, rake, ate, back, cap, ham, made) in alphabetical order

Vocabulary words ( machines, harvest, regrow, irrigate, crops ) in alphabetical order

Practice pg. 22

Grammar test on sentences Thursday (statement, command, question, exclamation)  Proper punctuation and identifying the sentences.

Math – workbook pgs. 37-38

 

Tuesday

Read and write summary

Practice pg. 24

Vocabulary definition and sentences due Friday

Spelling 5 x’s each and sentences due Friday

Math – wkbk pg. 42

 

Wednesday

Read and write summary

Gym tomorrow

Grammar test tomorrow on writing and identifying sentences

Practice pg. 28

Math – wkbk pg. 46  – Test on Ch. 1 Monday 9/30

 

Thursday

Read and write summary

Spelling words due and quiz tomorrow

Vocabulary words due tomorrow

Math – wkbk pgs. 49-50

 

Friday

Read and write summary

Practice book pg. 33

Math – Ch. 1 test Monday 9/30

Religion Ch. 2 test Thursday 10/3

Comprehension/Vocabulary test Tuesday on Family Farms Then and Now -10/1

Science – Answer questions on pg. 27 1-3  – Tentative quiz on Wednesday 10/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week of 9/16/19

Monday

Read for 15 minutes and write about the characters, setting and plot(beginning, middle, end of story)

Spelling words in alphabetical order (went, bun, tell, hut, pet, tug, not, job, fog, tub)

Vocabulary words in alphabetical order (share, enjoyed, wonderful, thinning, delighted, company)

Comprehension/Vocabulary test tomorrow on David’s New Friends

Social Studies – Draw and write about a tradition you and your family have. Be prepared to share with the class. To be done on loose-leaf or construction paper.

Math – workbook pg. 26

Art homework is due tomorrow

Tuesday
Reading and writing

Spelling words write 5 x’s each and sentence for each due Friday
Spelling quiz Friday

Vocabulary words – write definition and sentences due Friday

Practice book pg. 12

Math – Write addition double facts to 1-10 in notebook (eg.1+ 1=, 2+2= ….10+10=)

Scholastic book order due tomorrow.

Religion – test on Ch. 1 Friday

Wednesday
Reading and writing

Gym tomorrow

Practice pg. 16

Math – Write doubles + 1 facts in your notebook up to 10 (e.g. 1+1=2
1+2=3
2+2=4
2+3=5)

Thursday
Read and write
Spelling and Vocabulary words due tomorrow
Spelling quiz tomorrow

Math – Write facts that make 10 in your notebook(1+9= 2+8= etc.)

Religion – test tomorrow on Ch. 1

Friday
Read and write

Comprehension/Vocabulary test on Tuesday – Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour Tea

Math – workbook pg. 32 – Tentative test on Ch. 1 9/30

Social Studies – Make a family tree on construction paper or cardstock paper. Include great-grandparents, grandparents and immediate family.

Week of September 9, 2019

Monday
Meeting – Thursday 9/12 at 7 P.M. – This year’s expectation and curriculum will be discussed.

Read 15 minutes and write about your favorite character and the setting of the book – always write title and author of the book. Write 3-5 sentences in the writing notebook.

Spelling write words in alphabetical order (has, sat, wag, had, bad, fix, six, him, will, if) in the spelling notebook
Vocabulary – write words in alphabetical order (whisper, different, groan, excited, carefully)

Math – workbook pg.6

Art supplies are due tomorrow(see on website).

Tuesday

Read for 15 minutes and write about what happened in the beginning, middle and end of the story.

Spelling words – 5x’s each and a sentence for each due Friday. Spelling quiz Friday

Vocabulary words – definition and sentences due Friday

Math – workbook pg.10

Wednesday

Gym tomorrow so wear gym uniform and sneakers

Read and write summary

Math – workbook pg. 14

Meeting tomorrow night

Thursday

Read and write summary
Spelling and vocabulary words are due tomorrow
Spelling quiz tomorrow

Math – workbook pg. 18

Friday

Take your child to church on Sunday – bring bulletin on Monday

Read and write summary

Comprehension/Vocabulary test Tuesday on the story David’s New Friends

Math – workbook pg. 22

Summer Assignment and Fall Supply List

Posted on June 21, 2019

Summer Assignment for incoming 2nd grade September 2019: Read any chapter book of your choice this summer. On looseleaf, write the title, author, and genre of the book you read. Tell me the setting (where/when) the story takes place, what the story is about (at least 5 sentences), and what you like or don’t like about the story. Make a colorful cover on construction paper depicting a scene from the book. Bring to school the first day of class in September.
Completion of Education City summer challenge (see above information)

September Supply list:

1 soft pencil case containing 5 sharpened pencils, 1 eraser, 1 scissor, 2 glue sticks, and small glue bottle, 1 box colored pencils, 1 box of crayons, 1 pack of markers.
1 cm/in ruler
1 pack of looseleaf placed in a thin flexible binder to keep in school
1 pack construction paper to keep in school and one for home
1 pack of 3×5 index cards
clear contact paper to keep at home – all soft workbooks must be covered as distributed.
3 large stretchable book covers
3 folders
9 marble notebooks
2 boxes of tissues
1 pack of baby wipes
1 bottle of hand sanitizer
1 roll of paper towel
3×3 post-it sticky notes
1 pack of colored dry eraser markers(mulit-colored pack)

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