Welcome to 2nd Grade!
Mrs. Shea has been teaching for nine years at St. Christopher's School. She has taught first, second, and fifth grade. Mrs. Shea is a graduate of Kellenberg Memorial High School and St. Joseph’s College. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Child Study with a concentration in English, and her Master's degree in Literacy and Cognition. Mrs. Shea holds five New York State teaching certifications in areas of General and Special Education, as well as Literacy. In addition, Mrs. Shea has earned her Basic Theology Certificate from the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
WEEK OF 3/6/17
Plural Endings -s and -es
Inflectional Endings -ed and -ing
Continue Penguin Unit Vocabulary (hatch, chick, brood pouch/patch, colony, rookery, creches, huddle, junior, krill, waddle, toboggan, porpoising, Antarctica)
Continue Geometry Unit - Three-Dimensional Shapes and Equal Parts
Review Addition with Regrouping
Father O'Brien will be teaching our class every Monday afternoon.
Continue Lent Unit - discuss Lenten customs of fasting and sacrifice
Kindergarten - Grade 2 Mass on Wednesday 9:00 am
Continue Penguin Unit - discuss dangers to penguins, what penguins eat, labeling body parts of penguins, identify continents where penguins live
Landforms / Bodies of Water
(mountain, hill, valley, plain, island, peninsula, volcano, river, ocean, lake, pond, glacier)
Tues., 3/7: Jump Rope for Heart
Wed., 3/8: Violin
Kindergarten - Grade 2 Mass 9:00 am
Thurs., 3/9: Brownies
4 - Student work demonstrates a thorough and consistent understanding of grade level standards and objectives. Student completes work independently and integrates learned concepts and skills.
3 - Student work demonstrates an understanding of grade level standards and objectives. Student completes work satisfactorily and applies expected skills to work.
2 - Student work demonstrates partial understanding of grade level standards and objectives. Student exhibits inconsistent understanding and application of concepts and skills.
1 - Student work demonstrates minimal understanding of grade level standards and objectives; evidences very limited organizational, reasoning and critical thinking skills; completing independent tasks only with assistance, struggles with grade level standards and objectives producing less than expected work.
Monday: Gym (with Mrs. Beihoff) 9:28-10:08
Tuesday: Art (with Mrs. Moore) 1:01-1:41
Wednesday: Music (with Mrs. Williams) 1:01-1:41
Thursday: Computer (with Mrs. Piazza) 10:52-11:32
Gym (with Mrs. Beihoff) 12:17-12:57
Friday: Library (with Mrs. Hissong) 10:10-10:50*
*We will now go to Library on Friday mornings.
LUNCH and RECESS 11:34-12:14
Second Grade Computer Games
Second Grade Activities
Provides free math worksheets, free math games, grammar quizzes and free phonics worksheets and games.
Includes a variety of games and activities.
Second Grade Math Skills Practice
This website is great for practicing with word families and spelling patterns.
short and long vowel practice and high frequency word review
See 'N Spell
This website allows you to choose the specific phonics area that you want to focus on. There are games for blends, long & short vowels, digraphs and more.
Includes a variety of spelling activities to practice our weekly words.
Phonics games and interactive online books.
This game shows how to break apart words into chunks of sound. This game also helps with spelling.
This website has our reading and math series. Practice those Animated Math Models with Curious George and decodable readers! Username/password information was given out at our first report card conference.