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April14

~*The Pitzer Post*~

April 17-21, 2017

In this weekly post, you will find information about the academic content and special events happening in the upcoming week. 

Literacy (Reading & Writing)

Click the link to view our upcoming theme skills!
Theme 14 (week two)
Phonics Words:  babies, candies, cherries, flies, supplies, hold, have, memories, trophies
Vocab Words:  provide, obtain, wages
Grammar Skill: Adjectives and Adverbs

Math

We’ve spent this week reviewing our skills for adding 3 digit numbers. This is an important concept that 2nd grade students are expected to master before heading to 3rd grade.  We’ve done some fun activities to help us practice this skill.  Next week we’ll head on to reviewing subtracting and bar models. This will also be another great way to reinforce addition and subtraction of 3 digit numbers

Cursive

Week 12 Uppercase Letters are: Y, Z, Q, and X!

As soon as your child learns the uppercase letter that starts their name, they can begin writing their name in cursive in class!!  When you leave a comment on this post, you can tell us something you noticed, something you are proud of or something you are still struggling with.  Don’t forget to leave a comment so we know that you completed your homework.  I loved the comments that have detail (specifics) AND followed the rules of writing!

Pitzer Poetry Café

Friday, April 28, 2017 is Poetry Café Day in second grade!  Information came home last week to fill you in on all of the poetic fun!  Grandparents and or parents are more than welcome to join us for all or part of the day as we discover so many different ways to write, read, listen to and enjoy poetry.  Please let me know if you plan on attending by filling out the  bottom part of the form.

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 17, 2017 

  • No School!

Tuesday, April 18, 2016

  • Lunch: Nachos
  • “provide” note card comes home, due Wednesday
  • Watch Cursive Week 12 Video, comment and practice  (due Wednesday)

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

  • Lunch: Hot Dog
  • “obtain” and “wages” note cards come home, due Wednesday
  • Watch Cursive Week 12 Video and comment by today
  • Board of Education Meeting 7pm
    • DGS students will be presenting!!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

  • Lunch: Chicken and Noodles
  • Phonics Practice Paper (front and back), due tomorrow

Friday, April 21, 2017

  • Lunch: Cheese Pizza
  • Progress Reports Issued
  • Theme 14 Test

Celebrating Our Greatness!

  • 11 weeks of cursive under our belts…2 week left!
  • Comparing and contrasting vocabulary pictures for a vocabulary discussion by using TodaysMeet
  • Exploring PublishYourDeisgn – Lego Builder to turn writer’s workshop into a makerspace
  • Building our poem with virtual Legos
  • Students cashing in on their poetic quest prizes and earning bonus points!
  • Reviewing addition and basic facts in math to prove mastery
  • Improving our fact fluency accuracy to 96% for both addition and subtraction
  • 10 Seussville Citizens leveled on the Super Improver wall
  • Collaborating with our friends during our makerspace writer’s workshop
  • Using Google Forms to evaluate the Lego Builder tool
  • Laughing at where Mr. Wright put eyes on the pile of mulch becusae it reminded us of a pretty hysterical emoji

Second Grade in Pictures

 

19 Comments to

“The Pitzer Post!”

  1. April 15th, 2017 at 7:42 pm      Reply Mommy B Says:

    I liked spelling Mrs. Zarko. The z was hard but the q is easy and the q looks like a 2.


  2. April 16th, 2017 at 6:45 pm      Reply Madison Says:

    I like this week because we’ve learned one letter that looks like the two it is so cool.


  3. April 18th, 2017 at 3:42 pm      Reply Evan Says:

    I liked the letter Q in cursive because it looks like a 2.


  4. April 18th, 2017 at 4:08 pm      Reply Ava Says:

    The x was my favorite letter in this episode it is a first letter in a guys name in a show.


  5. April 18th, 2017 at 5:40 pm      Reply Jayden Says:

    I like cursive this week because it was fun writing Z.


  6. April 18th, 2017 at 5:48 pm      Reply Ashawnesty Says:

    Z is awesome when you write it in cursive.


  7. April 18th, 2017 at 6:42 pm      Reply Ashawnesty Says:

    My dad loves to play football.


  8. April 18th, 2017 at 6:47 pm      Reply Alex R Says:

    The letter q looks like a 2 and the z looks like a h.


  9. April 18th, 2017 at 7:16 pm      Reply Alex b Says:

    I like the x because it was easy.


  10. April 18th, 2017 at 7:25 pm      Reply Griffin Says:

    The z was my favorite because its Seussy.


  11. April 18th, 2017 at 7:31 pm      Reply Sanjana Says:

    The S is the easiest leter this week becuas it is like a fancee two.


  12. April 18th, 2017 at 10:10 pm      Reply Vivien Says:

    I like the z because it really wacky.


  13. April 18th, 2017 at 10:25 pm      Reply Amy Stahl Says:

    The cursive was great, but the Z was hard because there was a lot of bumps.


  14. April 19th, 2017 at 6:34 am      Reply Max Says:

    Q is like 2 and x is fun!


  15. April 19th, 2017 at 6:53 am      Reply Emersyn Says:

    The easiest letter was Y. My favorite letter was Q because it looks like a 2. The Q reminds me of how Mrs. Pitzer writes her 2s.


  16. April 19th, 2017 at 9:04 pm      Reply Eli Says:

    Those letters are awesome because I think those letters are the easiest ones we’ve done.


  17. April 20th, 2017 at 7:04 am      Reply Audrey Says:

    My favorite letter is the Y.


  18. April 27th, 2017 at 4:32 pm      Reply Kaitlyn Says:

    I liked the Z because its weird.


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