2nd Grade


4th Quarter Progress Reports will be distributed Friday, May 17th, please review, sign and return on Monday 22, 2017.

End of year testing is quickly approaching. DIBELS Reading assessment - May 8- June 2. NWEA Reading and Math testing May 15- June 16th. Reach Performance Tasks (Math & Reading) testing May 15th –June 16th. Please make sure your child is getting a good nights rest in preparation for testing.

The CFD Smoke House program will be visiting our school Wednesday May 24th to teach students about fire and smoke safety.

Spring Assembly will be on Thursday May 25th. There will be two different performance times (9:30 am and 1:30 pm). You will be notified of your child’s performance time.

No school on Monday, May 29th - Memorial Day holiday.

Students must continue to read at least 20 minutes daily and record their reading on a log provided by the teacher. Student must turn it in completed and signed by an adult at the end of each month. The more students read, the more they will improve.

Students must continue learning the addition and subtraction facts. They must be able to answer 23 facts in 1 minute. We are currently working on the subtraction facts.

Reading tests and Spelling tests are given every Friday please make sure your child reads the story of the week at home, reviews their vocabulary words & studies their weekly spelling words in preparation for the exams. Friday’s are not a good day to be absent.

Please continue to review, sign and return red folders on Monday with your child.

Homework and important school events/reminders are recorded by students in their Twain assignment books. Please make sure to read and sign your child’s book daily.

Please make sure your child is getting a good night’s rest and practicing healthy habits to help prevent any sickness and spreading of germs in the classroom.

Please try to schedule your child’s appointments as best as you can after school or on days of non-instruction to prevent your child from losing precious instructional minutes.


Second Grade Teachers


Mark Twain Elementary School

5134 South Lotus Avenue
Chicago, IL 60638
Tel: (773) 535-2290
Fax: (773) 535-2248

Laura Paull, Principal
Mary Ann Correa, Asst. Principal
Jennifer Crall, Asst. Principal

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