Laura Petriello

Laura Simms

Welcome Second Graders and Families!


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My name is Mrs. Simms and I will be your child's second grade teacher. I am thrilled to be working with your child this year. Second grade will be full of laughter, learning, friendships, challenges, successes and other moments to remember.

Specials Schedule

Monday: Media + Computer

Tuesday: Spanish + Gym

Wednesday: Art

Thursday: Gym

Friday: Music


 

Spelling Words for Unit 5 Week 1

Mrs. Simms


* Spelling Test will be on Friday 11/17/2017

*Please practice these words at home with your child


Upset

Bathmat

Catfish

Cabin

Mascot

Edit

Exit

Napkin

Robin

Pumpkin

Invent

Sonic

Panic

Tonic

Atlantic



Reading Corner.png Reader’s Workshop:

This week we will continue our unit about fiction. Students will learn about the author’s purpose of writing fictional stories. Also, we will continue to practice the skill of implementing a story map to make sure we understand what we have read.

Monday-Thursday: Read for 10 minutes + complete reading log.
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Writer’s Workshop:

This week students will continue their learning of a personal narrative. We will begin writing a beginning, middle, and end using a graphic organizer. Also, we will learn a new strategy called "show, don't tell" and apply it to our personal narratives.


Sight Word Practice:

Away, air, why, ask, also

Social Studies:
This week in Social Studies, students will learn about the history of Thanksgiving.