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Welcome to Mrs. Marsey’s Second Grade Class!



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Readers Workshop:  NO Talking!   by Andrew Clements

Focus Question:  How do we communicate with others?  Is talking always necessary?

Skills:  Perspective, Tracking Your Thinking, Character Traits, Main/Minor Problems, Making Predictions, Text Evidence, Inferences, Character Evolution and Relationships

Vocabulary:  independence, commotion, vandalism, intercepted, tolerance, stereotypes

Writing:  Journaling, Perspective writing, descriptive paragraph


Math:Fractions and Geometry

This unit focuses on developing a general understanding of basic geometric figures, (vertices, sides, angles, edges, faces, 3-D figures), area/perimeter/symmetry, partitioning shapes into equal shares, representing halves, thirds, fourths (rectangles and circles) and beyond, comparing fractions, and understanding arrays.


*NWEA Math Wednesday, May 25th*

Social Studies:  Writing the Story of the Past

The focus of this unit is learning about the past using artifacts and documents.  What can you learn?  What can’t you learn?

Vocabulary:  primary source, artifact, document,

Students will need to assemble a “Bio Bag” (brown bag) to represent themselves using artifacts and documents.  If another student inspects your bag, what information will they learn about you after inspecting your artifacts and documents?  What can’t they learn?








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  • A Day – Technology
  • B Day – Wellness
  • C Day – Spanish
  • D Day – Gym
  • E Day – Music
  • F Day – Art

Thank you for remembering to please

  • Label your child’s sweaters and sweatshirts
  • Send a snack each day
  • Sign your child’s agenda each day

Peanut-Free Birthday Treats

  • Fruit
  • Pepperidge Farm Goldfish
  • Juice popsicles
  • Prepackaged Rice Krispie Treats
  • Fruit Roll-Ups
  • Pop Tarts (any flavor but peanut butter)
  • Dannon Gogurt
  • Original Chips Ahoy (blue package)
  • Oreos (regular and Golden)
  • Pretzel Boys soft pretzels

Thank you for bringing birthday treats only from this list.

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