Welcome to Mrs. Kirkham's Second Grade Classroom


March Learning Objectives


Reading Objectives:

I can build, blend, and write words with weekly sounds:

vowel diphthongs:suffixes: -ing, -ly 

I can ask and answer questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. 

I can use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.

I can describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

I can use appropriate grammar when writing and speaking.

Math Objectives:

I can read and analyze data with picture and bar graphs and line plots.

I can tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m.

I can solve word problems involving collections of money, including dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies. I can record the total using $ and ¢ appropriately. 

I can subtract without regrouping to get the difference.

I can subtract with regrouping to get the difference.

I can regroup ones to make a ten.

I can add 2 3-digit numbers to get the sum.

I can use different strategies to add and subtract.

I can solve one and two step story word problems.


I can write informative/explanatory texts in which I introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

I can use capital letters and correct ending punctuation when I write.

I can write with neat handwriting.

Social Studies:

I can model good character in room 206.

I can practice being a good listener and learning the classroom rules and procedures in room 206.

I can make appropriate choices that help me and my classmates learn.


Read Well Reading Groups

Data Analysis


Reading Comprehension



Make Time for Homework

In order for your child to experience great academic success, I need your help and support at home. Please…..

  1. Check your child’s backpack for the Daily Homework Folder- it is blue and made of plastic. Inside the folder will be homework and important papers.

  2. Homework is Monday thru Thursday each week.

  3. I highly encourage your child read 15 or more minutes out loud. Have them sit near you so that you so that you can monitor progress.

  4. Have your child complete all homework every day. Have them sit near you so that you can monitor progress.

  5. Initial each night.

Your child will not get homework on anything that we have not already learned about or practiced in the classroom.


Spelling Words: suffixes: -ing, -ly

1.   completely

2.   actually

3.   doing

4.   taking

5.   swimming

6.   eating

7.   slowly

8.   starting

9.   standing

10. freezing

11. leaf

12. leaves

13. important

14. nothing

15. dinner


Para que su hijo experimente un gran éxito académico, necesito su ayuda y apoyo en casa. Por favor.....

1. Revise la mochila de su hijo para la carpeta de tareas diarias-es de color azul y está hecha de plástico. Dentro de la carpeta habrá deberes y papeles importantes.

2. La tarea es de lunes a jueves cada semana.

3. Yo animo encarecidamente a su niño a leer 15 o más minutos en voz alta. Que se sienten cerca de usted para que usted pueda supervisar el progreso.

4. Que su hijo complete todos los deberes todos los días. Que se sienten cerca de usted para que pueda monitorear el progreso.

5. Inicial cada noche.

Si usted habla inglés y puede ayudar con la tarea o leer con su hijo, bueno. Si usted no sabe o habla inglés todavía puede ayudar siguiendo los pasos anteriores. Su hijo no recibirá tarea en nada que no hayamos aprendido o practicado en el aula.