Homework
Tues., Nov. 13
ELA: read!!!
Math: page 52 (finish classwork) & page 53 (There is a homework helper page in the hw folder.
Social: reread the Veteran magazine & complete page 4
Religion (finish p 78 if you were absent last week)
END OF FIRST QUARTER
Friday, Nov. 9
ELA: read / Finish classwork: Spelling p 38 & 39; Yellow bk p 34, 35, 36
Math: Lesson 9 p 49 & 50; also review earlier Mod 3 lessons--test later
next week.
Thurs. Nov. 8
ELA: read & finish classwork (if needed) pages 31, 32, 33, 34
Math: Lesson 8 pages 43, 44 (counting $100's, $10's, and $1's)
Homework helper page is in hw folder.
Science: handout (animal tracks) Students are to guess.
NOTE: Tomorrow (Friday, Nov. 9) is a 1/2 day for students.
ALSO: There are two pull-over school sweaters in the room that no one seems to claim. One is a "youth small" and the other a "youth medium." Let me know if they belong to your son.
Wed., Nov. 7
ELA: read
Math: pages 37 & 38 (Last math test has been return & in hw folder.)
Religion: finish classwork: 74 & 74 fill ins
Tues., Nov. 6
ELA: read
Math: page 31 and page 35
Mon. Nov 5
ELA: Read
Math: complete the 2 counting charts; review lessons 1 to 5.
Religion: Read (or reread) pages 68, 69, 70. (There are fill-ins on 69 & 70.)
Also students brought home their Chapter 3 & 4 test.
Many students got all correct. Any student who didn't
do well, will get a chance to improve the grade later in the week.
(SOCIAL: If you didn't look up your facts on the Statue--complete it tonight.)
NOTE: This coming Friday is a half day for students, & next
Monday there is no school in observance of Veterans' Day.
Thurs., Nov. 1 (May the Saints smile upon you on this All Saints' Day!)
ELA: read
Math: pages 25, 26 & finish cutting up the numbers on pages 17 & 19.
Put them in a baggy or envelope to keep them organized.
Science: finish classwork pages 42 through 46 (Most finished
earlier in the week.)
Social: Look up 3 facts about the Statue of Liberty (Write notes in your notebook or on loose leaf.)
NOTE:
No school tomorrow -- teacher conference day.
11/2 is All Souls' Day
Wed., Oct. 31
Happy Halloween!!! No homework. (Tomorrow is a holy day and students will be attending mass.)
Tues., Oct. 30
ELA: read
Math: p 11 & 12 (These pages were started in class.)
Mon. Oct 29
ELA: read
Math: Module 3 pages 7 & 8 (There is a homework helper page.)
Religion: Review Chapters 3 & 4 for test tomorrow. Students must know
the key words well enough to do a "word-match" or "fill in the
blank." Review the chapter review page @ end of each chapter.
Send in a Baptism picture. (If you don't have one,
put a note in the assignment book.)
Fri., Oct. 26
ELA: read; finish classwork in wkb pages 42 & 45
Math: Mod 3; pages 4 & 5 (Most of this work was finished during class.)
Students should finish or revise, if needed, their work.
Religion: Reread chapters 3 & 4 & handout pages "My Journey with God" &
"Baptism". (Test on Tues)
Also, students should bring in a picture from their Baptism.
(Picture due Tuesday.)
Thurs., Oct. 25
ELA: read
Science: read magazine "Dog Saves" and complete page 4
Religion: Handout (p 33 & 34) read & color page 33, fill in page 34.
(no math hw tonight)
Wed., Oct. 24 - No hw
Tues., Oct. 23
ELA: read; finish classwork in workbook p 38 & 39
Math: Review Mod 2 - test tomorrow (Wed.) Students should review
their classwork/homework, exit tickets, handouts (stapled in wkb)
or in math folder.
Mon., Oct 22
ELA: Read
Math: Review Module 2 - test Wed. (Go over the workbook and
practice measuring and answering word problems.)
Religion: Read pages 58, 59, 60
NOTE: Class pictures are Thursday, 10/25. Students should plan to
wear the school uniforms & carry in their gym uniform.
Fri., Oct. 19
ELA: Read & finish drawing the picture that goes with your scary story.
Finish classwork: yellow book page 28
Math: finish pages 41 and 44. Also some students need to check the
measurements on page 42 (last night's hw).
FYI: End-of-Module test scheduled for next Wed., 10/24.
NOTE: Progress update is in your child's hw folder. This is just a "snap
shot" of where (grade-wise) your son/daughter is at as of 10/11.
Thurs., Oct. 18
ELA: read
Math: page 42 and page 45 (There is also a HW helper page in hw folder.)
Students also need to check their neck, wrist, head measurements.
(Tuesday's hw.) They need help getting their own measurements.
Social: handout (both sides)
NOTE: Tomorrow is a dress down day for the students who attended (in uniform) the Columbus Day Parade. The students know who they are.
Tues., Oct. 16
ELA: read
Math: Complete measurement handout page, measuring wrist, neck, head.
Students need to use a meter tape. (They made one in class.)
Workbook pages 35 & 36. (The word problems on p. 36 are difficult,
but students should try and answer as best they can.)
NOTE: Class trip is tomorrow (Wednesday). Check the handout,
distributed yesterday, about details.
Mon., Oct. 15
ELA: Read.
Religion: Reread pages 50 & 51 and complete page 54 # 1 to 8.
Social: Finish classwork on handout. (One side only-- about solving a problem. You don't need to do the map page.)
NOTE: 1) The Yonkers' Fire Department and their "smoke house" visited the school today. The students learned about what to do in a real fire and how to prevent fires. A big "thank you" goes to the fire fighters who were here today.
2) Look in the homework folder for information on the class trip .
Fri., Oct 12
ELA: Read the (2nd) biography given out in class today.
Math: Review Module 2 Lessons 1 to 7 for a quiz on Monday. Students should practice measuing.
NOTE: This coming Wednesday (10/17) is our class trip to the NY Botanical Gardens. All 2nd grade students are going and 3 parents will accompany us. Additional info (about bringing a "brown bag lunch" and wearing your gym uniform) will be sent home on Monday. (I can't wait!!!!)
Thurs., Oct. 11
ELA: Read
Math: Review your workbook practices Mod. 2, Lessons 1 to 7. There will be a quiz on Monday.
Religion: Chapter 3 - Add the 5 key words & definition to your notebook. (We started this in class
on Wednesday. Reread pages 46 to 49.
NOTE: Tomorrow (Friday) is a half day for students (dismissed @ noon) . It is also a
"sports" dress down day for $2.
Wed., Oct 10
ELA: reread biography (Several students did know much about their person today.) or read your independent book if your carefully read the biography last week.
Math: Lesson 7 pages 31 & 32.
Please have students staple the hw helper page in their workbook @ lesson 7 hw page. (Students should also have the hw helper L-6 & handout I copied yesterday stapled in their workbook.)
Science: Students should review the vocabulary words in their notebooks.
Tues., Oct 9
ELA: read; yellow book p 16 (Finish sentences started in class.)
Math: Cut 4 strips (I indicated, w/ yellow marker, where to cut. Do not connect the strips;
we will do in class. Students to put the 4 strips in hw folder.
Workbook page 26 #4 -- Students need to show the math sentence
similar to what we did in class--SEE HANDOUT; page 23 word problem #5 (Some
students finished this in class.)
NOTE: We corrected hw page 23 #3 & #5. I copied this page & all students have it,
together with a "homework helper" page, in their workbook @ p 26.
Extra info: This coming Friday, 10/12, is a half day & also a dress down day (for $2).
Fri. Oct. 5
ELA: Read the biography* I handed out; Yellow book -- finish classwork: p 9, 11, 12
Math: Module 2 Lesson 6 -- page 25 and page 26 #3 & 5 (skip 4)
(* FYI: The biography is part of social studies work.)
NOTE: All students have returned their permission slip & $ for the class trip on the 17th.
Thurs., Oct 4
ELA: read
Math: page 19 & 20
(Module 1 test is in student's hw folder. Because the tests were returned from Mr. Vicario late in the afternoon, I did not go over the test with students. I will review various problems & strategies tomorrow. However, all the tests have corrections directly on the test. Students often got partial credit if the strategy was correct, but answer wrong; or correct answer but wrong strategy.)
Religion: There is a religion test tomorrow on Chapters 1 & 2 & what we covered in class.
Wed., Oct 3
ELA: read (Be ready to tell about your book tomorrow.) & yellow bk p 6 (sentences)
Math: page 15, 16
NOTE:
There are still 5 students who have not returned the class trip permission slip & $. Both are
due by Friday.
Tues., Oct 2
ELA: read (Students should be reading for 20 min. each night.)
Math: Module 2, Lesson 3; pages 10 & 11 (Students need to use their cm rulers.)
Religion: page 42 (Ch 2 review page)
Science classwork: A few students need to finish cutting out their colored bean.
Mon., Oct. 1
ELA: read
Math: Page 6 #4; page 8
Science: finish classwork: add a picture to 5 of the plant vocabulary words in your notebook.
NOTE: When sending in your candy money, please use the "official" envelope provided.
Fri., Sept. 28
NOTE: Notice about a class trip to NYBG is in student's homework folder.
ELA: read
Math: Module 2 (Lesson 1 & 2) page 3, page 4 word problems 4 & 5; page 7.
Students brought home a centimeter cube to measure--see page 7.
The following is classwork that some students need to catch up on:
Phonics: pages 17, 18, 19
Social: Scholastic News--read and complete page 4; Read text book pages 46 to 56;
58 to 63; 64 to 67, 70 to 79.
Thurs., Sept. 27
ELA: read
Math: finish the 2 "sprints"
Science: Some students still have missing work from pages 5 to 21 (lesson 1,2,3). All pages between 5 and 28 should be completed.
Wed., Sept. 26
ELA: read
Science: Finish all workbook pages between 23 and 28 (lesson 4). Students should do their best to anwer the questions. (FYI: A few students finished all these pages on Monday and did not need to bring home the workbook today.)
Mon., Sept. 24
ELA: read; Complete the 2 pages handed out on "sentences" and "subjects".
Math: review the workbook practices in Module 1; test on Wednesday
Religion: Put a label with student's name on the front (covering w/ clear contact is optional);
reread chapter 1 and complete page 28 and page 30.
NOTE: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS ON TUESDAY, 9/25. (FYI Teachers are going to a religion conference.)
Fri., Sept. 21
Math: Finish L-3 handout page on "like units"; Review workbook pages & exit tickets. Get quiz signed; Module 1 test will be next Wednesday. (No school for students next Tuesday.)
NOTE: Our class will visit the book fair on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.
Thurs., Sept. 20
ELA: read
Math: Lesson 8, pages 27 & 28 (anticipate an end-of-module 1 test next Tuesday)
Monday's quiz will be returned tomorrow.
Wed., Sept. 19
ELA: read
Math: Lesson 7 pages 23 and 24.
NOTE: Tomorrow is gym. Second graders should know how to tie their own sneakers. Practice, at home, if needed.
Tues., Sept. 18
ELA: read
Math: Lesson 6, pages 19 & 20 (students may skip "g" and "h")
NOTE: FYI-- tomorrow afternoon students will attend the school mass.
Mon., Sept. 17
ELA: Read
(No math homework tonight.)
Friday, September 14
MATH: Students to review their hw/cw/notebook practices on lessons 1 to 5. Quiz on Monday.
NOTE: Students need to practice tying their shoes.
Thursday, September 13
ELA: read
Math: students need to review (go back over the practices in the workbook) for lessons 1 to 5 (especially 3,4,5) Students need to use strategies such as "add/subtract like units" and "make ten." The quiz on Monday will require students to solve using specific strategies.
NOTE: Because of the election polling happening in the gym today, students did not have gym. They will have gym tomorrow instead. They should wear in their gym uniform. If they forget, or it's not clean, they can wear their regular uniform and sneakers.
Wednesday, September 12
ELA: read
Math: page 15 and page 16 #3 only
NOTE: There will be a quiz on Monday on Lessons 1 to 5.
Reminder: Tomorrow (Thursday) is gym day.
Tuesday, September 11
ELA: read (15 to 20 minutes) Bring in a book for independent reading. (Or borrow from Mrs. Hall.)
Math: page 11 (work out to "make 10" -- same as done in class)
It was very nice to meet so many of the parents at last night's back-to-school. If you weren't here, I sent home a copy of my handout.
NOTE: Eight parents sent in the class money, $30. Those eight students were given their homework assignment pad today. (FYI -- The cost of the pads was $5 each.) As the money is sent in, I will distribute the assignment pads to students.
Friday, Sept. 7
No homework!!! Parents should check their child's homework folder. There are several notices from- the office. Monday is back-to-school night for 2nd grade parents.
9/5/18
Math & science workbooks need a label (name only) on the front covers. Also these workbook will last longer if you cover with clear contact paper (optional). Thursday is gym day, so students should wear in their gym uniform tomorrow.
Thursday, 9/6/18
There is an "emergency contact card" in the hw folder and a notice from Mr. Loman. Spelling and phonics workbooks need labels and, if possible, cover with contact. Labels need to be either printed using bold type or written with a thick permanent marker. (Friday's special is art.)