2ND & 3RD GRADE
For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders, and he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Bible — Matthew and Luke (The birth of Christ)
Composer Study — 1st term Composer is George Frideric Handel.
Literature — We are finishing Little House in the Big Woods
Spelling/Phonics — High Frequency Word List 2. All single letter phonograms and ph, sh, ch, ck, qu, th, qu, er, ir, ar, ur, wor, wh, wr, au, ai, ea, es, ed, ou, ow, aw, ey, ay, tch, igh, dge and ear. Spelling Rules 1-4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 18, 26, 30, and silent E rules.
Picture Study — Fra Angelico is our 1st term artist.
Poetry — 1st term Poetry will be over Children’s Anthology of Poetry and Christina Rossetti.
Second Grade Math — Multiplication and Division.
Third Grade Math — Addition and subtraction (continuation); sum and difference; add ones, tens, hundreds and thousands; two-step word problems; multiplication and division; word problems; multiplying ones, tens and hundreds; quotient and remainder; dividing hundreds, tens and ones.
Handwork — We will paint a wooden nutcracker and make ornaments.
History / Read Aloud — George Washington’s Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation.
Art — Second and Third Grade will be working on a large nutcracker piece that will be finished in acrylic paint.
Spanish — I write on the Board / Escribo en la pizarra (Series). I count / Cuento (Series). "Los Numeros” (Song). “Dichosa Tierra Proclamad” (Hymn). “Noche de Paz” (Hymn)
Music — “Joy To The World”, “Silent Night”, Quarter Note, Quarter Rest, Rhythm patterns
Physical Conditioning — Second and Third Grade will play Follow the Leader, Simon Says, and Duck, Duck, Goose.
Nature Study — We will learn about Cone Bearing Evergreens and about the 11 Illinois Hibernating animals.
Recitation — God’s Covenant with Noah, Genesis 9:7-17, The Full Armor of God, Ephesians 6:13-17 and Matthew 1:18-25
Science — We will learn about hares, rabbits, rodents, the red squirrel, whales and dolphins.
Tales and Fables — The Devoted Friend by Oscar Wilde
Friday, December 4th - All School Lunch (CANCELLED)
Thursday, December 17th - Christmas Candlelight Service 5:30 p.m.
Friday, December 18th - Early Release at 11:00 a.m., Teacher In-Service
Monday, December 21st - Friday, January 1st - No School, Christmas Break
Monday, January 4th - No School, Teacher In-Service
Tuesday, January 5th - School Resumes