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HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT: 
Helping Children Grow in Faith, Knowledge and Service

2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR THEME: 
Life in Jesus bears the fruit of the Spirit.

BASED ON GOD'S WORD FROM GALATIANS 5:22-23:
"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law."

DOLCH SIGHT WORD LIST (SAVE)

 

Memory and Religion

Bible Words to Remember:

April 18 - Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:38

April 20 - Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 2 Corinthians 5:17

April 25 - But thanks be to God, who in Christ...through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of Him everywhere. 2 Corinthians 2:14

April 27 - [Jesus said,] "Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation." Mark 16:15

May 2 - See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God. 1 John 3:1

May 4 - And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good. Romans 8:28

May 9 - [John] said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!" John 1:29

May 11 - For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11

May 16 - God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation. Acts 10:34-35

May 18 - Faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ. Romans 10:17

May 23 - Jesus Christ...is the true God and eternal life. 1 John 5:20

May 25 - [The Son of God] appeared to take away sins, and in Him there is no sin. 1 John 3:5

May 30 - Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

June 1 - Let the children come to Me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Mark 10:14


 

One in Christ™. Bible Words to Remember © 2011 Concordia Publishing House. Reproduced by permission. Scripture: ESV®.

 

Language Arts

Story: "Carousel"
BY:  Pat Cummings

Key Vocabulary:

angry: to feel very upset about something

fussed: talked in an unhappy way; complained

groaned: made a deep moaning sound

grumbled: talked in an angry way about something that is not pleasing

grumpily: in a grouchy way

promised: said he or she would do something

 

 

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Spelling: Family Time: Spelling Review

Pretest - Wednesday, April 19

Final Test - Friday, April 21

1. better

2. isn't

3. happy

4. clapped

5. sister

6. I'll

7. lady

8. stopped

9. sitting

10. brother

11. I'm

12. baby

13. getting

14. mother

15. you're

16. puppy

17. hugging

18. I've

19. silly

20. it's

Challenge Words

1. other

2. they're

3. wouldn't

4. angry

5. jogging

 

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Math, Social Studies, Science

MATH: This week, we will be learning several new concepts. We will be looking at getting information from graphs. We are also getting more in-depth with time. We are learning how to read a clock to the minute. This seems very simple to us as adults, but it is proving to be quite difficult with many second grade students. It would be helpful if you would occasionally quiz them on the time when there is no digital clock present. They need to work on this both inside and outside of class time. We will be showing amounts of money using quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies. Having them pay for items at the store is helpful with this. Have them count out the amount of money needed to pay for a small item. Finally, we will be looking at parallel lines and line segments.

SOCIAL STUDIES: Unit 4 has had us looking at many different topics in regards to our country. We have studied the past. Along with this, we are reading "Little House in the Big Woods" by Laura Ingalls Wilder. We have looked at the first North Americans, the Native Americans. We learned about the colonies and settlers that came to America to live. We have studied Independence and the Declaration of Independence. The American Revolution was discussed. We have also looked at some of the people that were leaders in our freedom. We have discussed how to read a time line. Some key components in our freedom have also been discussed, such as voting. We have looked at our American Heritage and Symbols of our country. A few memorials and monuments were also looked at. Finally, we are looking at heroes and holidays and ways in which we celebrate those holidays. We will be wrapping up the chapter this week and have a test over it early next week. We covered a lot of ground in this chapter, so it is important for the students to study what they have learned. 

 

SCIENCE: In science, we are studying the relationship between the Sun and the Earth. We are learning about how the Earth rotates on its axis and revolves around the Sun. We are learning about what causes day and night. Another important topic that we are studying is the seasons. We are learning why there are different seasons and what causes them. We will be having a test on chapter 7 early next week.

NOTES

SNACK PROVIDERS:

I ask that when it is your week to provide snack that you please send in all 5 days of snack by Monday. If that is not possible, I understand. Having everything on Monday makes everything more time efficient. There are 13 students that eat snack every morning at 9:45 am. If snack is not provided, I may not have anything to give them at that time. By 9:45 am, they are all hungry and asking for snack, even if they do get a breakfast. If there is no snack provided, they may not get anything to eat until lunch. They have trouble concentrating on anything else if they are hungry. Thank you in advance for all of your help and cooperation with the snack and snack schedule. 

The entire week of:

April 17th: Emilie

April 24th: Hope

May 1st: Seamus

May 8th: Natalya

May 15th: Brady

May 22nd: Aaliyah

May 29th: Bernard

June 5th: Brendon

 

 


 

 

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