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Class: 2nd – Mrs. Angelo

Cathy Angelo

Cathy Angelo

AA from College of the Sequoias
BA from CA State University Fresno
California State Clear Teaching Credential
ACSI Educator Certification

Second Grade Teacher

Overview:

I am so blessed to be a part of the teaching staff at Immanuel Schools. This year I will be celebrating my 25th school year and I am excited to see what God does in the lives and hearts of this group of second graders. Every year I look forward to learning new things and getting to know the students I see each day. I love teaching and I am thrilled that God chose me for this place! Over the years I have been blessed to work with students of all ages. Prior to teaching at Immanuel, I taught 5th grade for a number of years and then moved to 3rd grade. I left the classroom for a couple of years to help manage the process of accreditation while at the same time teaching Technology to students from Kindergarten to 6th grade. This is my sixth year at Immanuel Schools, where before moving into Second Grade, I taught 3rd, 6th and Technology K-6. I am looking forward to this, my second full year in Second Grade!

I just celebrated 45 years of marriage to my husband, Bruce. We have two grown children, and I love being Grammy to four adorable grandchildren. Our children/grandchildren live away so we connect via social media, texts, e-mails, and our trips to the Pacific Northwest.

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13

Topics to be covered:

READING

  • Set a reading goal with Century Book Club
  • Read second-grade- text for fun or for information
  • Read second-grade text fluently at a normal speed and with feeling
  • Use context clues to help recognize a word
  • Sharpen decoding skills
  • Be able to answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions
  • Read and comprehend grade-level literature
  • Read with stamina

WRITING

  • Use correct sentence structure when writing (capital, complete thought, punctuation)
  • Write personal narratives, opinion/persuasive essays, informative/expository pieces
  • Use the writing process: prewriting, first draft, revising and editing, and producing a final copy
  • Writer’s workshop, journal writing, letter writing

MATH

  • Number operations in base tens
  • Explore three digit numbers
  • Even and odd numbers
  • Place value to 1000
  • Expanded form
  • Two and three digit addition and subtraction
  • Working with money
  • Time to the hour and half hour
  • Measurement using inches, feet, centimeters, and meters
  • Reasoning with shapes and their attributes
  • Represent and solve problems

SCIENCE

  • Dinosaurs from a Biblical point of view
  • Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils
  • Plant and Animal Life Cycles
  • Simple Machines

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Mapping skills, people, places, and environments
  • Famous people who made a difference
  • People who supply our goods and services
  • Families today and in the past

BIBLE

  • From Creation to the Kings
  • Jesus’ birth, death, and resurrection
  • Bible Scripture memorization