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Welcome to Second Grade!

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Second Grade Resources

PPT, Word, Excel Viewers [Go]
Acrobat Reader [Go]

Spelling List - long i sound

  1. sky
  2. find
  3. night
  4. high
  5. fly
  6. try
  7. light
  8. dry
  9. right
  10. mind
  11. eye
  12. buy
  13. flight
  14. reply
  15. July
  16. behind
  17. spy
  18. scales*
  19. feathers*
  20. gills*

Challenge Spelling List - long i sound

  1. tiny
  2. nightmare
  3. tightrope
  4. twice
  5. lie
  6. high
  7. sigh
  8. fright
  9. thigh
  10. child
  11. climb
  12. blind
  13. sign
  14. bind
  15. sight
  16. classify*
  17. amphibian*
  18. reptile*
  19. backbones*
  20. mammals*

Important Dates...

Mar. 31:  Math Festival
Apr.  2:  Soul Shoppe-
            Do Your Best

Apr. 4:  WRMS Readers

Apr. 14-18:  Spring Break
Apr. 25:  Field Trip-
             Alexander Play

Apr. 28-May 9th:  Ed Fund

Apr. 30:  Spirit Day-
             International Day

May 3:  International Festival

Literature Focus: Moses Goes to a Concert

Literature Focus:  Moses Goes to a Concert

Science Lab


Physical Education


Meet our classroom paras...

Mrs. Maldonado

Mrs. Maldonado

I am honored to join the Live Oak Elementary staff in providing educational support along with helping to motivate and guide student learning.

I discovered my passion for teaching after homeschooling a second grader in McCarthy, Alaska and as an English Aid at a private bilingual elementary school in Guaymas, Mexico.  I earned my BA in Behavioral Science from San Jose State University. For two years, I was a Montessori preschool teacher, working with 3-5 year olds. I then earned my MA in Education and teaching credential from University of Phoenix while working and raising my three young children.  

When I'm not working, I enjoy decorating, taking bike rides with my family and spending time with our two dogs Azzi and Khali and of course our Netherland Dwarf Bunny Coco Chanel.

Mrs. Ewy


Hello, my name is Cynthia Ewy, and I am excited to be a part of the 2nd grade team here at Live Oak.  Prior to Live Oak, I have worked in our school district in a variety of positions for the past 12 years.  Prior to that, I was a former 5th grade teacher when I lived in Houston, TX.   After starting a family and moving back to California, I was a yard duty helper, a health clerk, a 1st grade teacher, a substitute teacher, and most recently a child nutrition assistant at DVHS.

I grew up in the East Bay, attended Sacramento State, and received my multiple subject teaching credential at UC Berkeley.  I currently live in San Ramon with my husband, Russ, our 2 sons, Scott (sophomore at UCLA), Chris (senior at DVHS), and our sweet little dog, Kona.

I am happy to be a part of the Live Oak staff and I love working with all of the teachers and students here in second grade!