Parent Letter


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Week of January 22, 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Our story in reading this week will be “Mr. Tanen's Tie Trouble.” Please listen to your child read this story each night. Reading the same story each night helps build fluency and accuracy. There will be a vocabulary and comprehension test on Friday.

Spelling List

running rubbed

clapped missed

stopped grabbed

hopping mixed

batted going

selling wrapped

pinned swelling

cutting Kansas

sitting Topeka

Homework Hint: Sort spelling words by the “ed” or “ing” word ending.

Vocabulary List



account – something people keep their money in at the bank

budget – a list of ways you plan to spend money

chuckled – laughed gently

disappointed – filled with a sad feeling

fund – an amount of money saved for a special purpose

received – got, was given

repeated – did something again

staring – looking hard at something

Homework Hint: Have children make sentences with the vocabulary words.

Thanks for all your help,

Second Grade Teachers