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 This week we are in unit 2.5 with, "Beetles" along with some other poems as our stories of the week.  Some of the skills this week we will be learning about are rereading, main topic and key details, possessive nouns, multiple-meaning words, and the suffixes of -less, and  -ful. 

Please see vocabulary and spelling words below. No test on that this week.

The homework will be back to the same schedule as usual. Please check it each night for your child. 

Also, this week in math we will be continuing in chapter 4; we are looking at the chapter test early next week . Please check for nightly homework.

Please consider donating to our classroom basket "Turkey Trimmings". So far we have received very little to make a basket. For your donation you will receive PI time. All proceeds benefit our school.

The behavior plan is currently posted below. Please see attached document. We use a clip chart in school each day. The students are able to move up or down on the chart depending on choices made during the day. If your child receives a 4 or above in their agenda for the day, they had a good/excellent or outstanding day. If your child receives a 3 or lower in their agenda, he/she was not making the best of choices in class. Please check the agenda each night to keep yourself updated about how your child is behaving in school. Your help with reminders at home is much appreciated. 

Please remember that each Friday we will have a coldread reading test and spelling test. Also, on every other Friday we will do a selection (a test on the story of the week and the weeks vocab words) reading test. When your child's reading text book comes home on Wednesday night to read the story and complete a worksheet, that will be the week the test is on. Also, if you look closely at the study guides sent home, they are on weeks 2 and 4 in each unit. Lastly, I am going to post when we have the selection test on the website. I usually do not post the coldread and spelling test as those never change; always on Friday for the entire year. 

All papers should include a name, date and student's number in the upper right hand corner. On notebook paper students should be doing a proper heading that includes a name, date, assignment, subject and number. This is the order it should follow and should be written starting on the first line (not the margin) of the left hand side. Holes should be on the left as well. I know this seems very detailed but, for the most part children are doing a great job with it and also it is a school wide used heading. Thank you for your help with this. 

Always be sure to check this binder each night for papers and behavior communication and homework. 

Some important dates: report cards: book-o-ween 10/31, Basket Auction 11/9

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Thank you for all your support,          

Mrs.  D'Alessandro

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. 
 Nelson Mandela


PDF documents
2nd grade parent night, Expectations -
Behavior plan -
Book-o-ween -
Buffalo Basket items needed -
October Newsletter -
parent night, common core -
study guide for the week of Oct. 13, 2014 -
study guide for the week of Oct. 20, 2014 -

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First day of school




HW spelling 3 times each and math sheet
spelling words of the week

vocab match and math sheet

cold read (passage with questions), math sheet

study spelling/vocab words, math sheet

all about me poster due
spelling and reading test today



spelling words of the week
math sheet, spelling 3 times each

math sheet, vocab match

math sheet, read "Big Red Lollipop"

math sheet, study spelling/vocab




spelling words of the week
HW spelling 3 times each, math sheet

HW, study science and math sheets for test tomorrow

HW coldread, math sheet

HW study spelling, math sheet




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