nd2 Grade News Mrs. Ealy’s Class May 25, 2012 Letter from Mrs. Ealy Next Week’s SpecialsDear Parents, Tuesday – Art I hope everyone who came to the carnival had agreat time! It was a wonderful turn out and I was happy Wednesday – Music and Computersto see so many students from our class! Thursday – Music and P.E. (Wear Sneakers) This week was our last week of library. Mrs.Reger will be doing inventory of all the books during the Friday – P.E. (Wear Sneakers)rest of the school year. If you have any library books stillat home please send them in. Thank you Next Friday, June 1st will be field day. Our classwill be paired up and walking around with Ms. What We’re Learning About!Gogowski’s kindergarteners. There will be a total of 11 Math – This week we took our Unit 11 math test. They will be returnedstations along with a DJ and a tug o’ war at the end of the to students next week. We also took the district math assessment.day! Ms. A has done an amazing job planning this event Everyone did a very good job on it! We also started Unit 12 in our mathand has even gotten shirts donated. Our team color will journals. Unit 12 is all review on concepts we have already learnedbe gray. Please be sure to send your child to school with throughout the year. There will be no Unit 12 test.tennis shoes, sunscreen on, and water. It is also crazyhair/hat day, so a hat would be perfect to keep the sun out Reading – During reader’s workshop this week we finished up theof our eyes! reading assessments for the end of the year. Students have also been Today was the last day of weekend writing. The working very hard on using test taking strategies when reading to helpstudents did a great job on this assignment. It was really with the MEAP next year.wonderful to see the improvements they made each week! Writing – This week students finished their realistic fiction stories. Many students have not turned in their white t- Thank you to everyone who has offered to type their child’s story atshirts for tie dying next week. Please start sending them home! This is a HUGE help We will be putting these stories togetherin! If you are unable to get a white t-shirt at this time, next week in class.please let me know Science/Social Studies – This week we finished our plant unit in Lots of notes were sent home last Friday about the science. We will still be observing our plants that our growing in theend of the school year. Please read through the upcoming classroom until the end of the year. We also started our social studiesevents and dates to remember. As a reminder, our end of unit on how communities change over time. We looked at books tothe year party is on June 7th, starting at 12:00 and lastinguntil about 3:00. I hope to see everyone there! Upcoming Events and Dates to Remember There will be no school on Monday in celebration May 28 Memorial Day – No Schoolof Memorial Day. Enjoy your three day weekend! May 30 T-shirts for tie dying due! If you have any questions, please feel free to May 30 Pizza Party for the Scroll Club!contact me. Remember you can reach me by our folder, May 30 Realistic Fiction Typing Due!by email, or by phone. May 31 Tie Dying T-shirts! June 1 Field Day Sincerely, June 1 Spirit Day – Crazy Hair/Hat Day Mrs. Ealy June 7 Authors Tea and End of the Year Party at 12:00. June 8 Last Day of School!