Grade 2

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Mrs. Jennifer Fleming has been working in Catholic Schools for over 20 years.  This is her eleventh year teaching 2nd grade at St. Francis Xavier.  Mrs. Fleming has her Bachelor of Arts in English from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and her Master of Arts in Elementary Education from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.  In addition, she holds her Catechetical Certification from the Diocese of Harrisburg as well as her Level II teaching certification from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Mrs. Fleming and her husband are the proud parents of four children, all of whom attend St. Francis Xavier.

Contact information:

jfleming@sfxcs-pa.org


Grade 2

February 5-9

Religion

We will be taking a test on the sacrament of Reconciliation on Thursday.  A study guide will come home on Tuesday.

Poetry Notebook

This week’s poem is “The Owl, the Snake, the Grouch, and the Children Greet the Snow”.  Please read aloud 3 times, get it signed, and return by Friday.

Fluency Homework

Fluency homework is due on Friday.

Math

This week we will begin the -5 facts.  We will begin doing 3-digit subtraction with borrowing on Tuesday.  I highly recommend doing at least part of the homework each night to make sure that you understand the concept of the day.  Please let me know if you would like extra practice sheets for your child.

Vocabulary

Unit 6 – Go to vocabularyworkshop.com for activities that go along with the words.  We will have our test next Friday.

agree

bare

famous

feast

gentle

hero

leader

notice

search

weak

Black History Month Presentations

Hopefully everyone is hard at work on their project!  Below you will find the schedule for presenting.  Your child does not need to bring their poster until the day it is due.  Please remember to practice the presentation with your child.  I suggest that you have your child make notecards.  Reading from the project paper can be difficult and makes it hard for the students to remember to make eye contact.  If your child is having a hard time with a part of the presentation, skip it!!!  I would much rather have each child speak clearly and understandably with a shorter presentation, than do a long presentation that is difficult to understand.  The students need to be learning from each other!  Please let me know if you have any questions.

Monday, February 12 – Josi, Jacob, Noah, Kalen, Kai

Tuesday, February 13 – Kaitlyn, Gage, Conor, Sean, Jayla

Wednesday, February 14 – Annabel, Grace, Kingston, Jerica

Thursday, February 15 – Juliet, Anna, William, Tyler, Morgan

Friday, February 16 – Krystina, Jocelyn, Ana, Elle, Nigel


Second Grade Wish List

  • colored copy paper 
  • cardstock of any color or pattern

Act of Contrition

O my God, I am heartily sorry

for having offended You,

and I detest all my sins because

of Your just punishment.

But most of all because they offend You,

my God, who are all good and

deserving of all my love.

I firmly resolve, with the help of Your grace,

to sin no more,

and to avoid the near occasion of sin.

Amen.