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Grade 2 Newsletter: Feb 11th to Feb 14th


For the coming week…



  • School will be CLOSED on Feb 24th.
  • Sports Day will be Feb. 28th for Grades 2. Students in 2DO should wear a yellow t-shirt that day, 2BC should wear a purple t-shirt, and 2KG should wear a green t-shirt.
  • International Day is on Friday, March 8, 2019, from 2pm to 8pm.
  • Mark this date in your calendar! The Grade 1 and 2 Musical will be March 19th at 8h30 in the MPH. Parents and grandparents invited.
  • Thank you to those of you who have send in earbuds or headphones for our Edmentum program. If you haven’t had a chance to send them in, please try to get them this week. Nothing expensive!
  • ASAs continue this week. This session’s ASAs will run until the end of April.


Important Links


  • The link to our art, music and PE teacher blog is here.
  • The link to our counsellor blog is here.
  • Please follow the links to see you daily specialist and class schedule:

Gr. 2DO

Gr. 2BC

Gr. 2KG



This week in Readers’ Workshop, Becoming Experts, Reading Non-fiction:

Sunday NO SCHOOL Students can practice the reading skills using RAZkids, library books, class book shopping books or other books they have at home. Please allow your child to choose what to read as it promotes enjoyment of reading which will help them become life-long readers.
Monday Personalized learning with their individual reading groups.
Tuesday Students will learn to use context to build knowledge of unknown words.
Wednesday Personalized learning with their individual reading groups.
Thursday Students will team up with partners to build keywords together.


This week in Writers’ Workshop, Lab Reports:

Sunday NO SCHOOL Students can practice creating their own properly sequenced lab-reports for a simple experiment at home.
Monday Chose a new experiment to publish and review all the important steps and procedures of a lab report.
Tuesday Students will edit their lab reports to precise language and domain specific vocabulary.
Wednesday Continue with the editing.
Thursday Present their published lab report.

Students can continue using IXL Language Skills to support literacy and on text feature skills IXL w.1.



Link to Everyday Math Support for Parents Please visit this site to support Math learning.

Monday Students will use Edmentum practicing skills at their level. Grade 2, Unit 4 games:
Tuesday Review Unit 4 in class. Please review the two Unit 4 pre-assessments with your child.
Wednesday Unit 4 Summative Assessment
Thursday Introduction to open number line.


Unit of Inquiry

In UOI, students will continue conducting experiments in our Matter unit. Last week the students experienced  non-reversible matter change in our classrooms. Students will continue to use measurement, lab reports and non-fiction reading and have one more experiment to help them understand how the world around them works.



For 2DO, email is and Instagram @mrs.oclasstimes

For 2KG, email is and Instagram @kaveri_gour

For 2BC, email is and Instagram @brenda.cinque.52


List of websites/apps that can be accessed for home learning:


  • A PreK-3 database for reading and research. Our subscription includes PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Science.


      • username: studentuasd and password uasd1234


  • For students in Grades 1-5. This database includes thousands of easy-to-read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, engaging games and activities.


    • username: studentuasd and password uasd1234


Further reading regarding homework:

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