Daily Homework

Quote of the Day:
Always
Believe That
Something 
Wonderful
Is About 
To Happen
 
Good morning,
Welcome to day 2 of remote learning. Yesterday was great and I loved getting pictures from you showing me your work. Keep up the good work and know that I am always proud of each and everyone of you. I miss our Break Time song during snack and see so many of you dancing along to it. 
 
Todays Assignments are as follows:
 
1. Math- 14.2 do all of Independent Practice and all of the Homework.
2. Handwriting- do the next page in your book.
3. Fundations- do one page of the Unit 11 packet and also do a page from the second packet
4. Reading- read for 20 minutes and complete a box from your "Choice Board." Also use the Think Track Page to answer and record answers in your Reading Notebook.
5. Social and Emotional Learning- complete an activity today from the packet that was sent home. 
6. Science-  Plants- complete one worksheet page today.
 
Let me know if you have any questions. Please be patient while we navigate through these uncharted waters together. 
Wishing you all the best.
 
Mr. Foley
 
 
Quote of the Day:
Let Your Smile
Change The
World
But Don't Let The 
World Change
Your Smile

 
Good morning,
Welcome to day 3 of remote learning. I'm so proud of all the children with the work they are handing in and the effort they are putting into it. Keep up the good work and know that I am always proud of each and everyone of you. Keep doing all the amazing things you're doing! I miss you all!
 
Todays Assignments are as follows:
 
1. Math- 14.3 do all of Independent Practice and all of the Homework.
2. Handwriting- do the next page in your book.
3. Fundations- do one page of the Unit 11 packet and also do a page from the second packet
4. Reading- read for 20 minutes and complete a box from your "Choice Board." Also use the Think Track Page to answer and record answers in your Reading Notebook.
5. Social and Emotional Learning- complete an activity today from the packet that was sent home. 
6. Science-  Plants- complete one worksheet page today.
 
Let me know if you have any questions. Please be patient while we navigate through these uncharted waters together. 
Wishing you all the best.
 
Mr. Foley
 
 
Quote of the Day:
Make your life a
masterpiece; imagine no
limitations on what you
can be, have or do.
     "Brian Tracy"

 
Good morning,
Welcome to day 4 of remote learning. It's Friday we made it through week 1. Keep doing all the amazing work you have been doing and sending me notes on how you're doing. I continue to be amazed on how well all of you are doing. I'm so proud of all you. Keep up the good work and know that I am always proud of each and everyone of you. Keep doing all the amazing things you're doing! I miss you all!
 
Todays Assignments are as follows:
 
1. Math- 14.4 do all of Independent Practice and all of the Homework.
2. Handwriting- do the next page in your book.
3. Fundations- do one page of the Unit 11 packet and also do a page from the second packet
4. Reading- read for 20 minutes and complete a box from your "Choice Board." Also use the Think Track Page to answer and record answers in your Reading Notebook.
5. Social and Emotional Learning- complete an activity today from the packet that was sent home. 
6. Science-  Plants- complete one worksheet page today.
 
Have a great weekend and I'll see you all here on Monday!  Continue to be awesome!
 
Let me know if you have any questions. Please be patient while we navigate through these uncharted waters together. 
Wishing you all the best.
 
Mr. Foley
 
 
Quote of the Day:
No Matter
How You Feel.
Get Up, Dress
Up, Show Up
And Never 
Give Up.

 
Good morning,
Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a good weekend and was able to get outside and do something safely.
Welcome to day 5 of remote learning. It's our second week of remote learning. Keep doing all the amazing work you have been doing and sending me notes on how you're doing. I'm so proud of all you  and know that I am always proud of each and everyone of you.
 
Todays Assignments are as follows:
 
1. Math- 14.5 do all of Independent Practice and all of the Homework. Don't forget to go on Xtra Math, Reflex, or Freckle to practice fluency and other math skills. I will be checking in daily to see how they are doing. 
2. Handwriting- do the next page in your book.
3. Fundations- do one page of the Unit 11 packet and also do a page from the second packet
4. Reading- read for 20 minutes and complete a box from your "Choice Board." Also use the Think Track Page to answer and record answers in your Reading Notebook.
5. Social and Emotional Learning- complete an activity today from the packet that was sent home. 
6. Science-  Plants- complete one worksheet page today.
 
Continue to be awesome!
 
Let me know if you have any questions. Please be patient while we navigate through these uncharted waters together. 
Wishing you all the best.
***Please take pictures of the completed work and send it to me on a daily basis so we can continue to monitor their daily progress. 
 
Mr. Foley
 
 
Quote of the Day:
Our Greatest 
Glory Is Not In
Never Falling, But
In Rising, Every
Time We Fall
"Confucius"

 
Good morning,
Welcome to day 6 (Tuesday) of remote learning.  Keep doing all the amazing work you have been doing and sending me notes on how you're doing. I'm so proud of all you and know that I am always proud of each and everyone of you.
 
Todays Assignments are as follows:
 
1. Math- 14.6 do all of Independent Practice and all of the Homework. Don't forget to go on Xtra Math, Reflex, or Freckle to practice fluency and other math skills. I will be checking in daily to see how they are doing. 
2. Handwriting- do the next page in your book.
3. Fundations- do one page of the Unit 11 packet and also do a page from the second packet
4. Reading- read for 20 minutes and complete a box from your "Choice Board." Also use the Think Track Page to answer and record answers in your Reading Notebook.
5. Social and Emotional Learning- complete an activity today from the packet that was sent home. 
6. Science-  Plants- complete one worksheet page today.
 
Continue to be awesome!
 
Let me know if you have any questions. Please be patient while we navigate through these uncharted waters together. 
Wishing you all the best.
***Please take pictures of the completed work and send it to me on a daily basis so we can continue to monitor their daily progress. 
 
Mr. Foley
 
 
Quote of the Day:
Why Fit In
When you
Were born to
Stand Out?
"Dr. Seuss"

 
Good morning,
Welcome to day 7 (Wednesday) of remote learning.  Keep doing all the amazing work you have been doing and sending me notes on how you're doing. I'm so proud of all you!
 
Todays Assignments are as follows:
 
1. Math- Please do page 839 on Fluency Practice Activity and page 840 on Vocabulary Review. Don't forget to go on Xtra Math, Reflex, or Freckle to practice fluency and other math skills. I will be checking in daily to see how they are doing. 
2. Handwriting- do the next page in your book.
3. Fundations- do one page of the Unit 11 packet and also do a page from the second packet. 
4. Reading- read for 20 minutes and complete a box from your "Choice Board." Also use the Think Track Page to answer and record answers in your Reading Notebook.
5. Social and Emotional Learning- complete an activity today from the packet that was sent home. 
6. Science-  Plants- complete one worksheet page today.
 
Continue to be awesome!
 
Let me know if you have any questions. Please be patient while we navigate through these uncharted waters together. 
Wishing you all the best.
***Please take pictures of the completed work and send it to me on a daily basis so we can continue to monitor their daily progress. 
 
Mr. Foley
 
 
Quote of the Day:
You Were
Made
To Be
AWESOME
"Kid President"
 
Good morning,
Welcome to day 8 (Thursday) of remote learning. Almost to the weekend. 1 more day!  Keep doing all the amazing work you have been doing and sending me notes on how you're doing. I'm so proud of all you!
 
***If by chance you have finished any of the assignments please go over to the Special Area Teacher's pages and do some of the activities they have there. 
***You may also go on the Links page and try any one of those activities.
 
Todays Assignments are as follows:
1. Math- For math, students should be working on the "Reteaching" pages of "Topic 14: Graphs and Data." (Both pages)Don't forget to go on Xtra Math, Reflex, or Freckle to practice fluency and other math skills. I will be checking in daily to see how they are doing. 
2. Handwriting- do the next page in your book.
3. Fundations- do one page of the Unit 11 packet and also do a page from the second packet. 
4. Reading- read for 20 minutes and complete a box from your "Choice Board." Also use the Think Track Page to answer and record answers in your Reading Notebook.
5. Social and Emotional Learning- complete an activity today from the packet that was sent home. 
6. Science-  Plants- complete one worksheet page today.
 
Continue to be awesome!
 
Let me know if you have any questions. Please be patient while we navigate through these uncharted waters together. Wishing you all the best.
***Please take pictures of the completed work and send it to me on a daily basis so we can continue to monitor their daily progress. 
 
Mr. Foley
 
 
Quote of the Day:
Life has 2 rules:
1. Never quit
2. Always remember rule #1
"author unknown"
 
Good morning Families,
Todays Assignments are as follows:
Day 1
 
1. Math- 14.1 do all of Independent Practice and all of the Homework.
2. Handwriting- do the next page in your book.
3. Fundations- do one page of the Unit 11 packet and also do a page from the second packet
4. Reading- read for 20 minutes and complete a box from your "Choice Board." Also use the Think Track Page to answer and record answers in your Reading Notebook.
5. Social and Emotional Learning- complete an activity today from the packet that was sent home. 
6. Science-  Plants- complete one worksheet page today.
 
Let me know if you have any questions. Please be patient while we navigate through these uncharted waters together. 
Wishing you all the best.
 
Mr. Foley
 
 

Quote of the Day:

Do

The Right

Thing

Even When

No One

Is Looking

 

3/30/-4/3/20

 

Good morning,

Thank you parents! You have all been amazing during this journey. As we move forward, the second grade teachers felt it would best to give you a pacing guide for the week so your child can complete the weekly assignments at his/her own pace.  Please send me all assignments when it is completed.  Please do not wait until the end of the week to submit your child’s work.

 

Here is a list of the work that is due by FRIDAY, 4/3. You may choose to figure out a daily pacing guide that works best for you at home. Please continue to send one picture as you complete the work.

 

Math- 15.1 through 15.4. Don't forget to go on Xtra Math, Reflex, or Freckle to practice fluency and other math skills. I will be checking in daily to see how they are doing. 

 

Handwriting- 10 pages total for the week

 

Fundations:  Complete Fundations packet #12. Please go to my webpage.  Go to the "Fundations Lesson Materials & Videos" tab.  View the vowel sound videos and print out the #12 packet.  If you do not have a printer, please do the written work on a piece of paper or in a notebook.

You may also go to the Fundations page on my site for any extra help you might need.

Here are some helpful videos to learn the new vowel teams. Please watch them all by Friday:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THqvyyRA_so

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdZS94SZ1sw

 

https://youtu.be/OdWkgYQnFcw

 

https://youtu.be/Hbt0Thvs1GE

 

Reading- You should read daily with your child for 20 minutes a day. They should have responded by writing in their Reading Notebook to what he/she has read by using the 'THINK TRACK PAGE'. 

 When you are done reading, please have your child respond in a written way. PLEASE PICK ONE WAY to respond daily. 

This can be:

  • Using the daily choice board
  • A reading notebook
  • 5 Essential Elements of a Story
  • Book Report

Read Works- the children should have completed all three stories by the end of the week.

  1. Dino News
  2. Adventures in Africa
  3. Bobby Gets A Doggy

Science- Please watch the following Doug video: “How does hand sanitizer kill germs?” 

https://mysteryscience.com/mini-lessons/germs-sanitizer

When you are done watching, on a piece of paper please write or draw two things that you learned.

 

Social and Emotional Learning:   Please complete two activities for the week.  I also have a tab "Social Emotional Learning" on my webpage.

When you are done watching, on a piece of paper please write or draw two things you learned.

 

***Please take ONE picture of all the completed work on a table and email/Bloomz it on a daily basis so I can continue to monitor their daily progress.***

 

***Specials: Please visit the special area teacher’s webpage on the day of our special:

Monday:Music              Tuesday:Gym                     Wednesday: Art and Gym                          Thursday: Library          Friday: Computers

 

***Although this is the week’s worth of work, please take pictures of the completed work and email it to me as you complete it daily so I can continue to monitor your child’s daily progress often.***

 

 

 

Dear Parents,

First off I just want to say you have been AMAZING! Thank you all who have been sending in all of your child’s work.  Please make sure to hold on to all of your child’s work to hand in once we get back to school so that we have a hard copy as well.

As of now, your child should have completed and submitted:

Math-All of topic 14

Handwriting- Five more pages

Fundations-All Fundations packet #11. All of the phonics pages packet

Reading-Your child should have read daily for 20 minutes a day. They should have responded to what he/she has read by using the "THINK TRACK PAGE" and record your answers in your Reader’s Response Notebook.In addition, he/ she should havecompleted and colored one box on the daily choice board after completing the reading for five more days.

A second book reportpage should have been completed

A second Readworks reading passage and comprehension questions should be completed and submitted.

Social and Emotional Learning- 5 activities which is one for each day.

Science-Plants- Five more of the plant worksheets should be completed

***Please take pictures of the completed work and email it on a daily basis so we can continue to monitor their daily progress.***

 

If you are missing any part of the packet, all the worksheets are posted on my webpage for your convenience.

 

 

Dear Parents,

Thank you all who have been sending in all of your child’s work.  Please make sure to hold on to all of your child’s work to hand in once we get back to school so that we have a hard copy as well..

As of now, your child should have completed and submitted:

Math-Lesson 14.1- 14.4 

Handwriting- 4 pages

Fundations Fundations packet #11. They should have four pages done in the Fundations packet as well as four pages in the vowel sound packet.

Reading-Your child should have read daily for 20 minutes a day. They should have responded to what he/she has read by using the "THINK TRACK PAGE" and record your answers in their Reading Notebook. In addition, he/ she should have completed and colored one box on the daily choice board after completing the reading for four days. 

One book report page should have been completed 

One Readworks reading passage and comprehension questions should be completed and submitted.

Social and Emotional Learning- 4 activities (one for each day).

Science-Plants- Four of the plant worksheets should be completed for the week.

If you haven't done so already, please take pictures of the completed work and email it on a daily basis so we can continue to monitor their daily progress.***

 

*If you are ahead of the class, in any subject please take the day to work on  Xtra Math, Reflex Math and reading on EPIC! while the class catches up. It would also be a good day to check the resources found on the right hand side of my class page.**

Please reach out with questions. :-)

Quote of the Day
"It's Up To
You How Far
You'll Go.
If You Don't Try,
You'll Never
Know"
Merlin, The Sword and the Stone
 

Dear Families, 

I sincerely hope that you are all feeling and doing well during this most unusual time.  Please follow the Weekly Plans I posted yesterday on both my web page and Bloomz. I will be viewing, tracking, and providing feedback on student work and will be checking my e-mail and Bloomz incoming messages.  Once again, please know that you may reach me during this time via my school e-mail at jfoley@howell.k12.nj.us or via Bloomz.  Thank you immensely for your support and patience!  Stay well!!

 

Peaceful and Calm Wishes,

Mr. Foley

Quote of the Day
To The Word You May
Be One Person,
But To One Person You
May Be The World.
Dr. Seuss
 

Dear Families, 

Happy April Fool's Day. To try something fun, pull a joke or prank on the kids to lighten the mood. 

Please continue to follow the Weekly Plans I posted yesterday on both my web page and Bloomz. I will be viewing, tracking, and providing feedback on student work and will be checking my e-mail and Bloomz incoming messages.  Once again, please know that you may reach me during this time via my school e-mail at jfoley@howell.k12.nj.us or via Bloomz.  Thank you immensely for your support and patience!  Stay well!!

 

Peaceful and Calm Wishes,

Mr. Foley

Quote of the Day
"Education is
The Most Powerful
Weapon
Which You Can Use
To Change
The World"
Nelson Mandela
 

Dear Families, 

Happy Thursday! Friday Junior

Please continue to follow the Weekly Plans I posted earlier in the week on both my web page and Bloomz. I will be viewing, tracking, and providing feedback on student work and will be checking my e-mail and Bloomz incoming messages.  Once again, please know that you may reach me during this time via my school e-mail at jfoley@howell.k12.nj.us or via Bloomz.  Thank you immensely for your support and patience!  Stay well!!

 

Peaceful and Calm Wishes,

Mr. Foley

Quote of the Day
A Day 
Without 
Laughter
Is A
A Day
Wasted
 

Dear Families, 

Happy Friday! Almost over.

Please continue to follow the Weekly Plans I posted earlier in the week on both my web page and Bloomz. I will be viewing, tracking, and providing feedback on student work and will be checking my e-mail and Bloomz incoming messages.  Once again, please know that you may reach me during this time via my school e-mail at jfoley@howell.k12.nj.us or via Bloomz.  Thank you immensely for your support and patience!  Stay well!!

Have a great weekend!

 

Peaceful and Calm Wishes,

Mr. Foley

Dear Parents,

This is a short school week, just 3 days! Remember, please only work two hours each day. As always, please make sure to hold on to all of your child’s work to hand in once we get back to school so that we have a hard copy as well.

Here is a list of the work that is due by WEDNESDAY, 4/8. You may choose to figure out a daily pacing guide that works best for you at home. Please continue to send one picture as you complete the work. 

ZOOM: This week we will ZOOM on Tuesday and Thursday at 11am. I sent the invite on Thursday to our BLOOMZ page. If you can't find it please let me know and I can send it again.

Math- 

-               Shapes Bunny (Please see 'Working at Home Documents’ SHAPE BUNNY)

-               REFLEX- please get to the green light each day

-        X-tra Math- keep practicing

-        Freckle- keep practicing

Fundations- This week you will have to download the packet from my website (Please see Fundations Lesson Materials page, FUNDATIONS #12 PACKET #2) for Fundations. The whole packet will be due on Wednesday. If you can’t print the packet at home, please use a piece of paper or notebook to write the answers.

If you did not watch these videos last week, please do so this week:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THqvyyRA_so

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdZS94SZ1sw

https://youtu.be/OdWkgYQnFcw

https://youtu.be/Hbt0Thvs1GE



Reading- You should read daily with your child for 20 minutes a day. They should have responded vocally or with post-its to what he/she has read by using the 'THINK TRACK PAGE'.

When you are done reading, please have your child respond in a written way. I showed you many options last week. PLEASE PICK ONE WAY to respond daily.

This can be:

  • Using the daily choice board
  • A reading notebook
  • 5 Essential Elements of a Story
  • Book Report

 

 

Science- This week the most exciting thing is happening! Mystery Science Doug is doing a LIVE video!! If you can't make the live video, he will post it afterwards for you to view at another time. Here is the link to the LIVE video which will be TUESDAY, APRIL 7th @1:00:

 

When you are done watching, on a piece of paper please write or draw two things you learned.

 

 

***Please take ONE picture of all the completed work on a table and email/bloomz it on a daily basis so I can continue to monitor their daily progress.***

Remote Learning Week 4/20-4/24

 

Good morning,

Welcome back! I hope that you had a restful, happy, and healthy break.  As in the past,  the second grade teachers felt that it would be best to give you a pacing guide for the week so your child can complete the weekly assignments at his/her own pace. Please send me all assignments when it is completed. Please don’twait until the end of the week to submit your child’s work. Remember to hold on to all of your child’s work so I can collect the hard copy when we return to school.

 

Work to be completed for the week of 4/20-4/24/20

Math- Shapes Scavenger Hunt Worksheet.  Explore your house and find the shapes on the worksheet.

This page can be found on my webpage under the Math Topic 15 -shapes section

Lessons 15.5- 15.7  Use the vocabulary cards that are in the topic consumable pages to help you in this chapter.  You can also see some shapes posters on my webpage to help you under Topic 15 Math.

Please have your child go on one of the additional websites (X-tra Math, Reflex, Freckle) to practice their math fluency. Go on REFLEX Friday- please get to the green light on Friday. I will be checking in daily to see how they aredoing. 

Handwriting- The next 4 pages.                 

Fundations-complete Fundations packet #13. You will have to download the packet from my webpage. Go to my webpage and then go to the “ Fundations Section”tab. Print out the #13 packet.  If you do not have a printer please do the written work on a piece of paper or in a notebook.

View the vowel sound videos. I attached the links for your convenience.

Vowel teams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UW_4tTMj4w

Homophones:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnjke7WERu0

Read Aloudwith Mrs. Russo “The King Who Rained”

https://youtu.be/jLGr9aAo1Ss

Reading-Please continue to read daily with your child for 20 minutes a day. Have your child respond to what he/she has read by using the Think Track orDaily Choice Board and have him/her record their answers in their Reader’s Response Notebook.

Writing- Figurative Language with Mr. Bonito-  Watch the video. Download the Figurative Language Choice Boardfrom the “Working From Home” tab. ONLY DO 3 CHOICE BOXES THIS WEEK!  This Figurative Language Choice Board assignment will be carried through into the next 2 weeks (3 boxes each week).

Simile and Metaphor:  https://youtu.be/_YiH4IxNuhQ

Personification: https://youtu.be/SKR2LYpzdqk

Idioms.: https://youtu.be/CK3pj5iHtBo

Hyperbole: https://youtu.be/1qcowr-cTvk

Onomatopoeia: https://youtu.be/U8UaNcP054c

Onomatopoeia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBQCgjo1QTU

Social and Emotional Learning- Watch “Choose to be Kind Video”. After you have viewed the video go back to the start page and take the quiz by clicking the “Quiz Wiz” button.   

  https://watchandlearn.scholastic.com/videos/social-emotional/choose-to-be-kind.html

Science/ SS-Mystery Science video– Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. “How Old is the Earth”

https://mysteryscience.com/mini-lessons/old-earth#slide-id-6074

When you are done watching, on a piece of paper please write or draw two things you learned.

Specials:Please visit the special area teacher’s webpage on the day of our special:

Monday: Music                   Tuesday:Gym            Wednesday:Art and Gym

Thursday:Library                                      Friday:Computers

***Although this is a week’s worth of work, please take ONE picture of all the completed work on a table and email it to me on a daily basis so I can continue to monitor their daily progress.***

Remote Learning 4/27- 5/1

 

Good morning,

Thank you for all of your help and support.  Below you will see the pacing guide for the week so your child can complete the weekly assignments at his/her own pace.  Please send me all assignments when it is completed. Please don’twait until the end of the week to submit your child’s work. Remember to hold on to all of your child’s work so that I can collect the hard copy when we return to school.

Work to be completed for the week of 4/27-5/1/20

Math- Fraction Pizza (In the “Working from Home” tab on my webpage)

*Lesson 15.8

*Topic Reviews pages 907-912.

*Please have your child go on one of the additional websites (X-tra Math, Reflex, Freckle) to practice their math fluency. Go on REFLEX Friday- please get to the green light on Friday. I will be checking in daily to see how they are doing.

Handwriting- The next 4 pages                

Fundations- You will have to download the packet from my website (Please see “Fundations Section” FUNDATIONS #13 PACKET #2) If you can’t print the packet at home, please use a piece of paper or notebook to write the answers.

If you did not watch these videos last week, please do so this week:

View the vowel sound videos. I attached the links for your convenience.

Vowel teams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UW_4tTMj4w

Homophones:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnjke7WERu0

Writing- Read Aloud for figurative language-  “My Momma Likes to Say”  It is also under the “Links” tab.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjXfOmXfWi4 

Watch Mr. Bonito’s Figurative Language videos if you haven’t already done so.

Simile and Metaphor:  https://youtu.be/_YiH4IxNuhQ      Hyperbole: https://youtu.be/1qcowr-cTvk

Personification: https://youtu.be/SKR2LYpzdqk                  Idioms.: https://youtu.be/CK3pj5iHtBo

Onomatopoeia: https://youtu.be/U8UaNcP054c  or  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBQCgjo1QTU

Pick 3 more boxes from Figurative Language Choice Board from the “Working From Home” tab.

 

Reading-Please continue to read daily with your child for 20 minutes a day. Have your child respond to what he/she has read by using the Think Track orDaily Choice Board and have him/her record their answers in their Reader’s Response Notebook.

 

Social and Emotional Learning- Read the story “The Germ That Wears a Crown”  (It is in the Working At Home tab)

Science/ SS-Watch the “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle” Brain Pop Jr. and take the fun quiz. Find a recyclable to reuse.  Create something new and useful out of an item that you would have normally thrown away. Be ready to share your project at next week’s Zoom on 5/1/20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP3nkGrv2HY

Specials:Please visit the special area teacher’s webpage on the day of our special:

Monday: Music                                 Tuesday:Gym                                 Wednesday:Art & Gym                    Thursday:Library                                     Friday:Computers

***Although this is a week’s worth of work, please take ONE picture of all the completed work on a table and email it to me on a daily basis so I can continue to monitor their daily progress.***