Weekly Updates

Welcome to Mrs. Mazzoni's Page
 
Important Upcoming Dates:
Tuesday, February 25th: Mardi Gras- Your child may wear a purple, yellow, or green polo to celebrate!
Wednesday, February 26th: Field Trip to the Denver Art Museum- You child must be dressed in Formal Uniform
 
Week of February 18th:

Important Upcoming dates:

 

February 19th (tomorrow) - Library

February 20th - Spirit Day - ChickFilA

February 24th - Last Day of Trimester 2

February 25th - Mardi Gras

February 26th - Second grade field trip to the Denver Art Museum

February 28th - Report cards will be available on Infinite Campus


Reading

Fundations Unit 6: Students will continue learning how to combine closed and v-e syllable words (vowel-consonant-e).


Writing

Students will finish their animal research paper. These will be displayed on the wall of the second grade hallway.

 

Math

Students in my math class will continue chapter 5. This chapter focuses on multiplication and skip counting 2's, 5's, and 10's.


History

Students will learn about ancient Greece.

 

** Please turn in permission slip and money for our trip to the Denver Art Museum.**

 

 

Week of February 10th:
 

Important Upcoming dates:

February 12th - Library

February 11th, 12th, 13th - AM CogAT Test

February 12th - Read4Funds Pledges Due

February 13th - Valentines’ Exchange 2:15 - 3:15

February 14th - No School - Professional Development Day

February 17th - No School - Presidents’ Day

February 24th - Last Day of Trimester 2

February 25 - Mardi Gras


Valentine’s Day On Thursday, February 13 our homeroom will be having a Valentine exchange. Please help your child decorate a Valentine’s Day box or bag for our friendly Valentine’s Day box/bag contest. Also, send you child with 25 valentines for students in our homeroom. Please write To: “My Friend.” This makes the passing out process much easier for the students. The valentine exchange will start at 2.


Reading

Fundations Unit 6: Students will learn how to combine closed and v-e syllable words (vowel-consonant-e).


Writing

Students will begin writing the third paragraph (where they live) of their animal research paper and continue gathering resources with the goal of writing 2+ paragraphs.


Math

Students in my math class will begin chapter 5-Multiplication this week. This chapter focuses on skip counting 2s, 5s, and 10s.


Science/History

Science - We will wrap up our Soil, Sand, Silt unit this week. Please send your child with their Pet Rock and completed interview questionnaire by Wednesday so they will have time to present to the class.

 

** Last week’s Friday folder will be coming home this Thursday and will contain a permission slip for our field trip on February 26 to the Denver Art Museum. If you’re interested in chaperoning please email me.**
 
DRESS DOWN DAY- Wednesday, February 5th!!!!
 
 
 
Week of January 27th

Dear Parents,


I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Please read to the bottom to learn about a fun science homework project!


Wednesday, January 29th- Formal Uniform Day and Read 4 Fun Assembly


Important Upcoming dates:


  • February 4th - Formal Uniform Day

  • February 7th - 100th Day of School Celebration!
  • February 14th - No School - Professional Development Day

  • February 17th - No School - Presidents' Day

  • February 24th - Last Day of Trimester 2

  • February 25 - Mardi Gras


Valentine’s Day On Thursday, February 13 our homeroom will be having a Valentine exchange. Please help your child decorate a Valentine’s Day box or bag for our friendly Valentine’s Day box/bag contest. Also, send you child with 25 valentines for students in our homeroom. Please write To: “My Friend.” This makes the passing out process much easier for the students. The valentine exchange will start at 2.


Reading

Fundations Unit 6: Students will learn how to combine closed and v-e syllable words (vowel-consonant-e).


Writing

Students will continue learning about nonfiction. They will begin writing their animal research paper and continue gathering resources with the goal of writing 2+ paragraphs.


Math

Students in my math class will continue chapter 4. This chapter focuses on adding and subtracting using bar models.


Science-- We are beginning our unit on Pebbles, Sand, and Silt. I have assigned my students the job of creating a "pet rock" at home. Please have your child ready to present their pet rock to the class on Monday, February 10th. Your child may use pipe cleaners, googly eyes, yarn, paint etc to create their rock. I will be emailing home a questionnaire for your child to complete at home to aid in our classroom interview. This is designed to be fun and creative. Please let me know if you have any questions.
 
 
Looking ahead:
 
FEBRUARY:

February 4- Formal Uniform Day

February 14- No School - Professional Development Day

February 17-No School- President’s Day

February 24th- Last Day of Trimester 2

February 25- Mardi Gras

 

MARCH:

Dr. Seuss' BIRTHDAY is March 2 and we are excited to celebrate! We have some fun themed days planned for the week of March 2 - March 6.
 
Monday, March 2 - "I Can Read with my Eyes Shut" - Wear a shirt that you can read with regular uniform bottoms (navy blue or khaki).

Tuesday, March 3 "Fox in Socks" - Wear crazy socks with Formal uniform. 

Wednesday, March 4 - "Wacky Wednesday" - Wear wacky clothes that are mismatched or backwards.

Thursday, March 5 - "Cat in the Hat" - Wear stripes (shirts, pants, and/or socks).

Friday, March 6 - "Sleep Book" - Wear pajamas.
 
 
January 20th Updates:

Just a reminder that I will be placing our Scholastic order on Friday, January 24th. Our class code is RFZTK

Wednesday: Library

Wednesday: Spirit Day (may wear blue and/or green or uniform)

Friday: Chinese New Year Celebration (may wear red or uniform)


Valentine’s Day On Thursday, February 13 our homeroom will be having a Valentine exchange. Please help your child decorate a Valentine’s Day box or bag for our friendly Valentine’s Day box/bag contest! Also, send you child with 25 valentines for students in our homeroom. Please write To: “My Friend.” This makes the passing out process much easier for the students.


Reading

Fundations Unit 6: Students will learn how to combine closed and v-e syllable words (vowel-consonant-e).


Writing

Students will continue learning about nonfiction. They will also start preparing for writing a research paper. They will learn how to gather resources with the goal of writing 2+ paragraphs.


Math

Students in my math class will continue chapter 4. This chapter focuses on adding and subtracting using bar models.


Science

This unit will focus on Pebble, Sand, and Silt.

 
 
January 13th Updates:

January 21st- Deadline to order the Chinese New Year Lunch from My Kid’s Lunch

 
 
Spelling words:
right
together
lunches
write
kit
kite
stack
stake
disruptive
lifetime
 
January 6th Updates:
 
WELCOME BACK!
Tuesday, January 7th-FORMAL UNIFORM DAY
Wednesday-Library
Mystery Reader   (please note the new time)
 
 
 
December 23rd Updates:
 
December 23rd-January 3rd-Christmas Break!
See you again on Monday, January 6th!!
Please see side bar for your child's Winter Break Packet.
Tuesday, January 7th-Formal Uniform Day
 
 
 
Week of December 16th

Spirit Week:

 

Monday: Red/Green Day

Tuesday: Holiday Hat Day (students wear their regular uniform and can wear a fun holiday hat)

Wednesday: Ugly Sweater

Thursday: PJ Day

Friday: Free Dress

 

Reading

Fundations Unit 5: Students will learn how to apply the phonemic skills of multisyllabic words and suffixes: -ful, -ment, -ness, -less, able, -en, -ish.

**Students will not have new spelling words this week.**

 

Writing

Students will be learning about poetry. This week we will focus on alliteration and hyperbole. Students will learn about alliteration and shape poems.They will also write a story about what Christmas means to them.

 

 

Math

Students in my math class will be reviewing all of the concepts they have learned in chapters 1-4. As well as starting chapter 6.

 

Science

This week students will be conducting experiments that focus on solids, liquids, and gases. Tuesday is Science Exploration Day! Your child will have the opportunity to create their own volcano, make their own oobleck (and they get to keep it), and make and enjoy their own root beer floats

 

Social Studies

Second grade will focus on Diwali and the Festival of Lights, India's biggest and most important holiday of the year. The festival gets its name from the row of clay lamps that Indians light outside their homes. This festival is as important to Hindus as the Christmas holiday is to Christians.

 

Look for a Winter Break packet in your child's Friday folder that can be turned in on Monday, January 6th for a prize!

 

Let me know if you have any questions!

 
 
 
 
Week of December 9th Updates:
 
 

Science Exploration Day Sign-Up

 

Reading

Students will learn how to apply the phonemic skills of multisyllabic words and suffixes: -ful, -ment, -ness, -less, able, -en, -ish.

 

Writing

Students will be spending the next two weeks learning about poetry. This week we will focus on similes and metaphors and starting to write our own poems.

 

Math

Students in my math class will be working on division.

 

Science

This week students will be conducting experiments that focus on solids, liquids, and gases.

 

Social Studies

Second grade will focus on Diwali and the Festival of Lights, India's biggest and most important holiday of the year. The festival gets its name from the row of clay lamps that Indians light outside their homes. This festival is as important to Hindus as the Christmas holiday is to Christians.

 

Let me know if you have any questions!

 

 

Second grade is hosting an incredible Science Exploration Day on Tuesday, December 17th! Your child will have the opportunity to create their own volcano, make their own oobleck (and they get to keep it), and make and enjoy their own root beer floats. We are asking for a donation of $5 per child to cover the cost of the supplies. Please send your child in with their money no later than Friday, December 13th. We will also need several volunteers for this event. You will be receiving a sign-up genius for this soon. 
 
Social Studies
Second grade will focus on Diwali and the Festival of Lights, India's biggest and most important holiday of the year. The festival gets its name from the row of clay lamps that Indians light outside their homes. This festival is as important to Hindus as the Christmas holiday is to Christians.
 
Please consider helping out in the following areas if you are interested:
 

 

 
 
 
Thank you in advance for your dedication and commitment!