Spelling Words, Book Orders, and Homework!

Happy October! Our spelling words this week focus on the short and long “o” sounds.

Pattern words: bone, cone, pop, fox, box, not, note, hop, hope, mop

Sight words: play, blue, see, down, said

Last week, we introduced weekly spelling homework. Students each have a Spelling Menu in their home folders that explains the directions for each activity and also tells how to earn all 5 points in spelling homework each week. Students are to complete 5 points worth of activities each week with their new list (written in their planners). Spelling homework is always due on Friday. Students have homework every day Monday-Thursday. Please make sure to check your child’s planner and home folder to help him or her keep track of completing ALL homework assignments.

Today students took home a book order form for the month of October. Please send in the order form and money no later than Thursday, October 5th if you are interested in purchasing any books.

Have a great week!

Spelling Words and Reading Bags

This week, we are focusing on reviewing long and short a sounds. Here are our spelling words for the week. Students also have them written in their planners.

pattern words: mad, made, tap, tape, cap, cape, man, mane, pan, pane

sight words: after, take, fast, as, ask

**Also, we are ordering reading bags so that students can take books home to read and return them to school. If your child has a reading bag from last year, please send it in with your child so that it can be used again. If you would like to purchase a new reading bag, please send in $6 by tomorrow to place the order.

Enjoy the week!


Every Monday, students will write new spelling words in their planners. We will be taking a spelling test on these words every Friday. Our spelling words will follow a different pattern each week and will be posted on this blog for reference. Students will have 10 pattern words and 5 sight words each week. This week, we will be reviewing our short vowel sounds for e, o, and u.

Pattern words: hot, jet, pet, tub, dog, met, log, wet, rub, pot

Sight words: the, go, we, and, you

Welcome to 2nd grade!

Welcome back to school! I’m so excited for the new year. We’ve had a wonderful start to the school year these past two days. A note was sent home with students with important information about our school and our class this year, as well as a recommended supply list. If you are able to donate any of the items at the bottom of the list to our classroom- such as Kleenex, hand soap, hand sanitizer, or Clorox wipes- it would be greatly appreciated!

Please feel free to send a healthy snack with your child each day as well as a water bottle (WATER ONLY PLEASE). It is essential that students are able to focus throughout the morning until our lunch time at 12:30.

Next week, students will begin bringing their planners home along with their home folder every day. Please make sure to check your child’s planner and folder each day for important notes and any homework that may be assigned. Students are also expected to read for 20-25 minutes each day at home in addition to homework that will be given.

Our specials schedule this year is as follows:

Monday- Media

Tuesday- Music

Wednesday- Science Enrichment

Thursday- Music & Library Checkout (every other week)


I am looking forward to a fun and productive year with your child! Feel free to email me with any questions you may have. Class news and updates will be posted on our blog weekly.

A note will be sent home next week about our school’s Open House. It will be held on Thursday, September 14th from 6:00-7:30 pm.

-Mrs. Sareini

End of the Year

Dear Parents,

We are in the final weeks of 2nd grade! We will have our last Social Studies test on

Thursday, June 8th. I will send home the study guide on Monday.

All school library books are due Friday.

All reading bag books are due by Friday.

I have to express how important it is that your child reads all summer long.

Weekly trips to the library are a good idea. Library summer reading programs for

everyone, adults included, begin Monday, June 19 and conclude on Saturday, July 28.

Read or listen to books, attend programs and be eligible for weekly prize drawings.

Detailed information will be available on the website by early June, or call 313-943-2330.


Students could continue to use MyOn, Frontrow, and Prodigy for reading and math. The links to these websites are on my iBlog.


Thank you for all of your support this year!

Mrs. Sareini