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Welcome to 2nd Grade

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Your Super Second Grade Teachers are Ms. Guidi, Mr. Thomson, and Ms. Webster.  They can be found in the halls of Spirit Way, in Rooms 11-13.

Second Grade is a year filled with beautiful creations and descriptive writing.  Your children will continue their science education with visits to The Gardens at Heather Farms. 

And, of course, the field trip that draws more fathers than mother chaperones, is our annual trip to ATT Park. 

Below you will find standard policies regarding homework.  You will be notified of class field trips as they are scheduled.  You can also check the website calendar to verify upcoming event dates and times.

Weekly Homework

Homework will be given everyday in a homework folder and is expected to be returned in the folder the following day.  Nightly homework is given to instill the lifeskill of responsibility in each 2nd grader.  Below is a list of assignments given each day.

  • Monday:  Spelling words sent home, Reading, Math Facts practice, PDF time
  • Tuesday:  Tic Tac Toe Spelling
  • Wednesday:  Reading, Math Facts practice, spelling words practice, PDF time
  • Thursday:  Reading, Math Facts practice, spelling words, practice, PDF time
  • Friday:  "Take a Peek at My Week", Rheem ROCK's and Reading Log

Students are to Practice Rheem ROCKS (math facts) at least 3 times during the week and read every night.  This practice is recorded on their Reading/Math logs.

Monthly Themes

Every month, our Second Graders celebrate themes.  Their school work is reflected in these themes.

August/September All About Me, Red/WhiteBlue Day, Apples
October Spiders, Pumpkins 
November Bats, Fall, Thanksgiving
December Holidays Around the World, Family Traditions
January Martin Luther King, Jr., Winter
February Fairy Tales, Famous Americans, 101 Dalmatian Day
March Geography, Baseball, Ponds
April Ponds, Sea Mammals
May/June Marine Mammals

Parent's Guide to Student Success

This guide provides an overview of what your child will learn by the end of 2nd grade in mathematics and English language arts/literacy.

Greg Thomson
Room 13
377-4128

gthomson@moraga.k12.ca.us

Angela Guidi
Room 12
377-4127

aguidi@moraga.k12.ca.us

Kristin Webster
Room 11
377-4126
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kwebster@moraga.k12.ca.us