Ms. Carrig’s Class Chronicle Second Grade News We are learning...

Ms. Carrig’s Class Chronicle
Issue 2
Second Grade News
October 2015
Hot off the Husky Press…
We are learning...
Study Guides
During the month of October we will conclude
our unit on biomes and learn about map skills.
Math skills will focus on place value, rounding,
and greater than and less than. Any additional
support and help you can give your child with
these skills is always appreciated. As we look
ahead to November, we look forward to double
digit addition and subtraction, and problem
solving. We will also do our study of Native
Americans and learn about scientific
Please note that all second grade study guides
will now be posted on the Hutchison Farm
Website. Go to “Teams” -> “Second Grade”->
“Study Guides.” A hard copy will be sent with
your child. However, should it be misplaced, you
can now access it online.
I am looking forward to meeting with all of you
at our upcoming conferences. You should
receive a conference reminder from me soon
and don’t forget to mark our calendar and
Here’s the Scoop!
Reminder that all students need to have
mastered their addition and subtraction facts
to and from 8 by the end of this quarter.
Please help your child by practicing with them.
Remember to focus on strategies such as
doubles, making 10, adding 0, and doubles plus
one (near doubles). Students also need to be
memorizing their doubles facts through ten.
Please assist them by reviewing them each
This and That…
Please be sure that your child has sneakers
for school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and
Fridays as we have P.E. on these days. Also,
we have library books due each Friday.
What Can You Do to Help?
Many of you signed up to volunteer this
year. Thanks so much for your show of support! If you
indicated that you’d like to come on weekly or monthly
basis, you should soon receive an email from me about
helping in the classroom and a volunteer calendar will
come out each month. I hope to get a schedule running
by the end of the month! We do have some moms that
have stepped up to be “Room Moms” this year so you will
be hearing from them regarding class parties throughout
the year. I do so look forward to working with many of
you this year!
Oct. 2nd – Interims sent home
Oct. 12th – Columbus Day (no school)
Oct. 15th – Picture Day
Oct. 26th – 30th – Scholastic Book Fair
Oct. 30th – End of 1st Quarter