Madison Crossing Elementary

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Welcome Message

Welcome to second grade!  You will find our weekly newsletter below which includes skills, homework and important announcements.


Weekly News

August 29-September 2

*Please read the "special notes" at the bottom of the newsletter.


Theme: Mississippi


Shared Reading:  Me on the Map 

Vocabulary: map - a drawing of the Earth's surface

                     house - a building that people live in

                     street - a public road

                     country - any region or land area

                     town - a place that is larger than a village and smaller than a city

Spelling words: cub, cube, hid, hide, hop, hope, hat, make help, with

Language: Introduce common and proper nouns; review four types of sentences

Phonics: short and long vowels                                                   

Math:  addition facts; related addition and subtraction; greater than, less than, and equal to


Monday- Math sheet; Reading sheet; Review spelling and vocabulary words daily

Tuesday – Math sheet; PE tomorrow **Return Signed papers**

Wednesday - Vocabulary assessment tomorrow

Thursday - Spelling test tomorrow; math sheet; Library tomorrow

Special notes and reminders:

·      NO SCHOOL Monday, September 5th for Labor Day.

·      Fundraiser money and forms are due by Friday, September 9th.

·      If you have any old magazines that the children could cut pictures from, please send them to school.  Please take the time to look through the magazines carefully to make sure there are no inappropriate pictures or advertisements. 

·      We are talking about Mississippi products and famous people from Mississippi.  Help your child find a picture (magazine, internet, etc.) of a product made/grown in Mississippi, a famous person from Mississippi, or famous places in Mississippi.  We will need the pictures by Thursday, September 10th.    (Examples:  cotton, soybeans, catfish, watermelon, eggs, Viking, Nissan, Oprah Winfrey, Jimmy Buffet, Brett Favre, Conway Twitty, Elvis Presley’s house, etc.)  Please do not limit the pictures to the ones listed.  The wider the variety we have, the better!     

·      Fall pictures will be September 14th.