March 9 to 13

Friday, March 6, 2015

Parents, Please note the students have been given a new research project due now until April 3rd.  Please make sure your child is able to find at least two sources to read about a famous female scientist or artist.  If you did not see the rubric and planning sheet in the take home folder last week please let us know right away.

We are still in need of consistent contributions to our Warrior store and for daily snacks.  If you have not donated yet please consider doing so this week.  We also need paper towels still.

Please help you child master all of the single digit addition AND subtraction by including a daily rote practice with their other math home assignments.

This week students in grades 3 through 12, across Chicago, are being asked to take the PARCC Exam. We (2nd Grade team teachers) encourage you to educate yourself about this exam and share your feedback about it at future LSC and PTA meetings.

Our next field trip is March 18th to the Shedd Aquarium. There will be no fee for this trip.

This weeks assignments:
Monday: Read, Math Link,Choose writing prompt and think about it (plan)
Tuesday: Read, Math Link,Choose writing prompt and write a draft
Wednesday: Read, Math Link, Revise your writing
Thursday: Read, Math Link, Edit your writing
Friday: Read, Math Link, Submit your writing to the teacher

Writing Choices:
Choice 1: Persuasive Writing:  Think of another student whom you think does well in school.  Write about two different qualities you have observed in that students and explain why you think these qualities make a good student.
Choice 2: Persuasive Writing:  Think of a strategy for adding many numbers together.  Write a description of your strategy and explain why you think your strategy is the best approach.