Parent Letter


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Week of February 20, 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Our story in reading this week will be “DEX: The Heart of a Hero.” 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

horn born

story tore

fork forget

score for

store more

corn report

morning force

shore Maryland

short Annapolis

Homework Hint: Sort by “or”, “ore”

Vocabulary List



depended – counted on; relied on

exercise – activity that moves the body

gazing – looking at something fondly

hero – someone who is looked up to for doing something important or brave

overlooked – didn’t see; not noticed; looked past

sore – a feeling of pain or discomfort

sprang – jumped up quickly

studied – learned about a subject

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

Thanks for all your help,

Second Grade Teachers