"Memory Work is spoken to the teacher and due each week on Wednesday and Friday. It is graded with a +, /, or - depending on how fluently and accurately it is said. Most of the time Memory Work comes from Luther's Small Catechism. Once a month the children learn a stanza or two of the Hymn of the Month. Other times the children recite Scripture.
Memory Work is very important. It's important primarily because it "hides God's Word in our hearts". It's also great training for learning good study skills. Also I give very little homework in second grade so my expectation is that it be done well and on time.
MEMORY WORK FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 14th:
Due on Wednesday, November 16th:
...but defend him, speak well of him, and explain everything in the kindest way.
Due on Friday, November 18th:
The Ninth Commandment
You shall not covet your neighbor's house.
FAITH CLASS FOR THE WEEK OF
Monday: One in Christ: David Helps Mephibosheth (2 Samuel 9)
God shows His love for us by showing mercy and love to all people and by using us to share His love with others.
Activity: David Helps Mephibosheth
Tuesday: Discipline With Purpose: Cooperation (Luke 5:7)
Criteria for Cooperation:
Wednesday: Chapel led by 3rd Grade
Thursday: One in Christ: Solomon's Prayer
(I Kings) God shows His love for us by lavishing us with His grace and blessings, oftentimes even more than we ask for. We are expecially thankful for the knowledge of salvation.
Activity: True Wisdom is Knowing and Doing God's Will
Friday: Catechism: The Sixth Commandment; God's Yes
The children will discuss and illustrate God's Yes in the 6th Commandment.