Storytown Grade 2 Lesson 20 Homework
Friday, March 9 (Day C)
Math:
 Do p.753754 #19 odds
 Students have received a PSSA prep packet. Some days students will receive homework from the packet and other days we will work on the problems in class.
 *Students have permission to use calculators:)
 Each day at lunch recess peer math help is available for students who might need extra practice on math concepts. Students who voluntarily sign up to be either a mentor or mentee, will earn a privilege ticket. Mrs. Ochs encourages student selfawareness when assessing needs; however, as a parent if you see that your child is struggling with a particular math concept, please encourage him/her to take advantage of this program.
 PRACTICE BASIC FACTS–multiplication and division (you can use regular playing cards:))
Reading:
Spelling:
 Study the Lesson 22 list to prepare for the test Friday.
 The Lesson 22 homework is due by Friday
Social Studies:
 PA Government is our unit of study.
INFORMATION:
 An envelope addressed to each student’s guardian has been sent home today concerning the upcoming PSSA testing. Students were instructed to place it in their homework folder.
 Our next Book Exchange is Tuesday, March 20.
 The next instrument lessons with Ms. Almoney are on Tuesday, March 20.
 The Talent Show will be held on March 16 at 6:00 pm.
 For those students signed up for the Talent Show: 3/12 to 3/15 – Mandatory talent show practice after school until 5 p.m. in the gym
 For any students interested in participating in the Conestoga Science Expo on April 26 from 2:153:15, registration forms must be handed in by Friday, March 30.
 Mary Poppins – Musical at the high school.The dates will be March 2,3,9,10 (All shows are 7:30 p.m.)
Thursday, March 8 (Day B)
Math:
 Do p.747748 #16
 Students have received a PSSA prep packet. Some days students will receive homework from the packet and other days we will work on the problems in class.
 *Students have permission to use calculators:)
 Each day at lunch recess peer math help is available for students who might need extra practice on math concepts. Students who voluntarily sign up to be either a mentor or mentee, will earn a privilege ticket. Mrs. Ochs encourages student selfawareness when assessing needs; however, as a parent if you see that your child is struggling with a particular math concept, please encourage him/her to take advantage of this program.
 PRACTICE BASIC FACTS–multiplication and division (you can use regular playing cards:))
Reading:
Spelling:
 Study the Lesson 21 list to prepare for the test Friday.
 The Lesson 21 homework is due by Friday
Social Studies:
 PA Government is our unit of study.
 Today 4G learned the difference between capital and capitol, then took a video tour of our state capitol building.
INFORMATION:
 Sign & return WWE & WR by Friday
 Our next Book Exchange is Tuesday, March 20.
 The next instrument lessons with Ms. Almoney are on Tuesday, March 20.
 The Talent Show will be held on March 16 at 6:00 pm.
 For any students interested in participating in the Conestoga Science Expo on April 26 from 2:153:15, registration forms must be handed in by Friday, March 30.
 Mary Poppins – Musical at the high school.The dates will be March 2,3,9,10 (All shows are 7:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, March 6 (Day A)
Math:
 Do p.740 #1317 (MUST show strategy)
 Students have received a PSSA prep packet. Some days students will receive homework from the packet and other days we will work on the problems in class.
 *Students have permission to use calculators:)
 Each day at lunch recess peer math help is available for students who might need extra practice on math concepts. Students who voluntarily sign up to be either a mentor or mentee, will earn a privilege ticket. Mrs. Ochs encourages student selfawareness when assessing needs; however, as a parent if you see that your child is struggling with a particular math concept, please encourage him/her to take advantage of this program.
 PRACTICE BASIC FACTS–multiplication and division (you can use regular playing cards:))
Reading:
Spelling:
 Study the Lesson 21 list to prepare for the test Friday.
 The Lesson 21 homework is due by Friday
Social Studies:
 PA Government is our unit of study. Currently we are learning about the three branches of government, both federal and state.
INFORMATION:
 Sign & return WWE & WR by Friday
 Our next Book Exchange is Wednesday, March 7.
 The next instrument lessons with Ms. Almoney are on Wednesday, March 7.
 The Talent Show will be held on March 16 at 6:00 pm.
 For any students interested in participating in the Conestoga Science Expo on April 26 from 2:153:15, registration forms must be handed in by Friday, March 30.
 Mary Poppins – Musical at the high school.The dates will be March 2,3,9,10 (All shows are 7:30 p.m.)
Monday, March 5 (Day D)
Math:
 Do PSSA packet p.128129 #410
 Students have received a PSSA prep packet. Some days students will receive homework from the packet and other days we will work on the problems in class.
 *Students have permission to use calculators:)
 Each day at lunch recess peer math help is available for students who might need extra practice on math concepts. Students who voluntarily sign up to be either a mentor or mentee, will earn a privilege ticket. Mrs. Ochs encourages student selfawareness when assessing needs; however, as a parent if you see that your child is struggling with a particular math concept, please encourage him/her to take advantage of this program.
 PRACTICE BASIC FACTS–multiplication and division (you can use regular playing cards:))
Reading:
Spelling:
 Study the Lesson 21 list to prepare for the test Friday.
 The Lesson 21 homework is due by Friday
Social Studies:
 PA Government is our unit of study. Currently we are learning about the three branches of government, both federal and state.
 Today 4G simulated our state General Assembly by voting on vetoed bills and calculating if both the Senate and House of Representatives had the 2/3 vote needed to override the governor’s (teacher’s) veto.
INFORMATION:
 Sign & return WWE & WR by Friday
 Our next Book Exchange is Wednesday, March 7.
 The next instrument lessons with Ms. Almoney are on Wednesday, March 7.
 The Talent Show will be held on March 16 at 6:00 pm.
 Mary Poppins – Musical at the high school.The dates will be March 2,3,9,10 (All shows are 7:30 p.m.)
Friday, March 2 (Day C)
Math:
 Do p.733–734 #112 odds only
 Students have received a PSSA prep packet. Some days students will receive homework from the packet and other days we will work on the problems in class.
 *Students have permission to use calculators:)
 Each day at lunch recess peer math help is available for students who might need extra practice on math concepts. Students who voluntarily sign up to be either a mentor or mentee, will earn a privilege ticket. Mrs. Ochs encourages student selfawareness when assessing needs; however, as a parent if you see that your child is struggling with a particular math concept, please encourage him/her to take advantage of this program.
 PRACTICE BASIC FACTS–multiplication and division (you can use regular playing cards:))
Reading:
 Read for pleasure
 Study Lesson 3 vocabulary for a test on Monday
Spelling:
 Study the Lesson 21 list to prepare for the test Friday.
 The Lesson 21 homework is due by Friday
Social Studies:
 PA Government is our unit of study. Currently we are learning about the three branches of government, both federal and state.
 Students completed a half sheet three branches of PA government. They are to use it to prepare for the quiz on: Friday (4O) and Monday (4G)
INFORMATION:
 Our next Book Exchange is Wednesday, March 7.
 The next instrument lessons with Ms. Almoney are on Wednesday, March 7.
 The deadline for song/act submission for the Talent Show is March 1. The pink form was sent home in this week’s WWE. The Talent Show will be held on March 16 at 6:00 pm.
 Mary Poppins – Musical at the high school.The dates will be March 2,3,9,10 (All shows are 7:30 p.m. with the exception of adding a matinee on the 3rd which will be at 2:00.)
Thursday, March 1 (Day B)
Math:
 Do p.727–728 #19
 Students have received a PSSA prep packet. Some days students will receive homework from the packet and other days we will work on the problems in class.
 *Students have permission to use calculators:)
 Each day at lunch recess peer math help is available for students who might need extra practice on math concepts. Students who voluntarily sign up to be either a mentor or mentee, will earn a privilege ticket. Mrs. Ochs encourages student selfawareness when assessing needs; however, as a parent if you see that your child is struggling with a particular math concept, please encourage him/her to take advantage of this program.
 PRACTICE BASIC FACTS–multiplication and division (you can use regular playing cards:))
Reading:
 Read for pleasure
 Study Lesson 3 vocabulary for a test on Monday
Spelling:
 Study the Lesson 20 list to prepare for the test Friday.
 The Lesson 20 homework is due by Friday
Social Studies:
 PA Government is our unit of study. Currently we are learning about the three branches of government, both federal and state.
 Students completed a half sheet three branches of PA government. They are to use it to prepare for the quiz on: Friday (4O) and Monday (4G)
INFORMATION:
 Sign & return WWE & WR by Friday
 Our next Book Exchange is Wednesday, March 7.
 The next instrument lessons with Ms. Almoney are on Wednesday, March 7.
 On Friday, March 2, Dress as you favorite book character to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
 The deadline for song/act submission for the Talent Show is March 1. The pink form was sent home in this week’s WWE. The Talent Show will be held on March 16 at 6:00 pm.
 Mary Poppins – Musical at the high school.The dates will be March 2,3,9,10 (All shows are 7:30 p.m. with the exception of adding a matinee on the 3rd which will be at 2:00.)
Wednesday, February 28 (Day A)
Math:
 Do p.719–720 #114 evens only
 Students have received a PSSA prep packet. Some days students will receive homework from the packet and other days we will work on the problems in class.
 *Students have permission to use calculators:)
 Each day at lunch recess peer math help is available for students who might need extra practice on math concepts. Students who voluntarily sign up to be either a mentor or mentee, will earn a privilege ticket. Mrs. Ochs encourages student selfawareness when assessing needs; however, as a parent if you see that your child is struggling with a particular math concept, please encourage him/her to take advantage of this program.
 PRACTICE BASIC FACTS–multiplication and division (you can use regular playing cards:))
Reading:
 Read for pleasure
 Study Lesson 3 vocabulary for a test next week.
Spelling:
 Study the Lesson 20 list to prepare for the test Friday.
 The Lesson 20 homework is due by Friday
INFORMATION:
 Sign & return WWE & WR by Friday
 Our next Book Exchange is Wednesday, March 7.
 The next instrument lessons with Ms. Almoney are on Wednesday, March 7.
 On Friday, March 2, Dress as you favorite book character to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
 The deadline for song/act submission for the Talent Show is March 1. The pink form was sent home in this week’s WWE. The Talent Show will be held on March 16 at 6:00 pm.
 Mary Poppins – Musical at the high school.The dates will be March 2,3,9,10 (All shows are 7:30 p.m. with the exception of adding a matinee on the 3rd which will be at 2:00.)
Tuesday, February 27 (Day D)
Math:
 Do p.713–714 #19
 Students have received a PSSA prep packet. Some days students will receive homework from the packet and other days we will work on the problems in class.
 *Students have permission to use calculators:)
 Each day at lunch recess peer math help is available for students who might need extra practice on math concepts. Students who voluntarily sign up to be either a mentor or mentee, will earn a privilege ticket. Mrs. Ochs encourages student selfawareness when assessing needs; however, as a parent if you see that your child is struggling with a particular math concept, please encourage him/her to take advantage of this program.
 PRACTICE BASIC FACTS–multiplication and division (you can use regular playing cards:))
Reading:
 Read for pleasure
 Study Lesson 3 vocabulary for a test next week.
Spelling:
 Study the Lesson 20 list to prepare for the test Friday.
 The Lesson 20 homework is due by Friday
INFORMATION:
 Sign & return WWE & WR by Friday
 Our next Book Exchange is Wednesday, March 7.
 The next instrument lessons with Ms. Almoney are on Wednesday, March 7.
 On Friday, March 2, Dress as you favorite book character to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
 Mary Poppins – Musical at the high school.The dates will be March 2,3,9,10 (All shows are 7:30 p.m. with the exception of adding a matinee on the 3rd which will be at 2:00.)There will also be an elementary age social event as well. This will be “A Supercalisocial”. It will be on February 24, from 1:30 to 4:00.This will include stations of activities to better introduce the little kids to theater and our productions (They’ll make mini kites and other related crafts, have snacks in “Mr. and Mrs. Banks’ house” (on the set), we’ll demonstrate how we are making our characters fly into the sky. We will also share some of the magical tricks that will happen during the show, have a singalong, teach some of our dance steps (lots of tapping in this show!) and basically give them a back stage tour of the process of live theater.
Monday, February 26 (Day C)
Math:
 Do p.707708 odds only
 Students have received a PSSA prep packet. Some days students will receive homework from the packet and other days we will work on the problems in class.
 *Students have permission to use calculators:)
 Each day at lunch recess peer math help is available for students who might need extra practice on math concepts. Students who voluntarily sign up to be either a mentor or mentee, will earn a privilege ticket. Mrs. Ochs encourages student selfawareness when assessing needs; however, as a parent if you see that your child is struggling with a particular math concept, please encourage him/her to take advantage of this program.
 PRACTICE BASIC FACTS–multiplication and division (you can use regular playing cards:))
Reading:
Spelling:
 Study the Lesson 20 list to prepare for the test Friday.
 The Lesson 20 homework is due by Friday
INFORMATION:
 Sign & return WWE & WR by Friday
 Spring Picture Day is on Tuesday, February 27.
 Our next Book Exchange is Wednesday, March 7.
 The next instrument lessons with Ms. Almoney are on Wednesday, March 7.
 On Friday, March 2, Dress as you favorite book character to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
 Mary Poppins – Musical at the high school.The dates will be March 2,3,9,10 (All shows are 7:30 p.m. with the exception of adding a matinee on the 3rd which will be at 2:00.)There will also be an elementary age social event as well. This will be “A Supercalisocial”. It will be on February 24, from 1:30 to 4:00.This will include stations of activities to better introduce the little kids to theater and our productions (They’ll make mini kites and other related crafts, have snacks in “Mr. and Mrs. Banks’ house” (on the set), we’ll demonstrate how we are making our characters fly into the sky. We will also share some of the magical tricks that will happen during the show, have a singalong, teach some of our dance steps (lots of tapping in this show!) and basically give them a back stage tour of the process of live theater.
Friday, February 22 (Day B)
Math:
 p. 701702 #115 odds only
 Students have received a PSSA prep packet. Some days students will receive homework from the packet and other days we will work on the problems in class.
 *Students have permission to use calculators:)
 Each day at lunch recess peer math help is available for students who might need extra practice on math concepts. Students who voluntarily sign up to be either a mentor or mentee, will earn a privilege ticket. Mrs. Ochs encourages student selfawareness when assessing needs; however, as a parent if you see that your child is struggling with a particular math concept, please encourage him/her to take advantage of this program.
 PRACTICE BASIC FACTS–multiplication and division (you can use regular playing cards:))
Reading:
Spelling:
 Study the Lesson 20 list to prepare for the test Friday.
 The Lesson 20 homework is due by Friday
Science:
 Students were given a green, onepage Matter Test Part Two study guide. They should use this and the physical/chemical change paper we completed in class to prepare for the test on Monday.
Social Studies:
 Map Skills/PA Regions test was sent home in the WWE.
 PA Government is the next unit of study.
INFORMATION:
 Spring Picture Day is on Tuesday, February 27.
 Our next Book Exchange is Wednesday, March 7.
 The next instrument lessons with Ms. Almoney are on Wednesday, March 7.
 On Friday, March 2, Dress as you favorite book character to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
 Mary Poppins – Musical at the high school.The dates will be March 2,3,9,10 (All shows are 7:30 p.m. with the exception of adding a matinee on the 3rd which will be at 2:00.)There will also be an elementary age social event as well. This will be “A Supercalisocial”. It will be on February 24, from 1:30 to 4:00.This will include stations of activities to better introduce the little kids to theater and our productions (They’ll make mini kites and other related crafts, have snacks in “Mr. and Mrs. Banks’ house” (on the set), we’ll demonstrate how we are making our characters fly into the sky. We will also share some of the magical tricks that will happen during the show, have a singalong, teach some of our dance steps (lots of tapping in this show!) and basically give them a back stage tour of the process of live theater.

Storytown Powerpoint Lessons
The powerpoint lessons for each theme listed below were created by various third grade teachers. The lessons coorelate with the story we are reading in our textbook. Ask your son/daughter which story he/she is reading to find out which lesson in a particular theme we are studying. These are a great resource for parents and students to review lessons at home. Isn't technology amazing!
Theme 1: School Days
Main Idea and Supporting Details (powerpoint)
Main Idea online practice game
Theme 3: As We Grow
Theme 4: Tales To Tell
Personification Powerpoint
Theme 5: A Place For All
Rags to Riches Quotations Game
Charlotte's Web  
Spiders and their Webs  
The Science Fair  
The Planets  
Voyage Across the Solar System 
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