Second-2-None: Week of 12-2

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In Religion this week, we learned that the Church has its own seasons of the year. We discussed what happens during the various seasons, looking especially close at Advent, which began this past Sunday.

In Language Arts, we continue to look at how to classify sentences and the various parts of speech. Within Phonics, we are identifying what blends are and finding them in words. Our new story in reading is a short chapter book on the life of Theodore Roosevelt. We’ve learned about his early life, as well as his beginning in politics. As we read, we are learning to find key information and using that to write chapter summaries.

We’ve begun chapter 5 of Math. We’ve been breaking apart to subtract. Next week has us writing the problems vertically and subtracting with and without regrouping. We’ll finish this chapter before Christmas break and start the next chapter upon our return.

Social Studies has been fun while learning about different landforms and bodies of water. We’ve discussed how different places have different characteristics and how we use that to identify the landform or body of water.