Amanda Holt
2nd grade teacher
423-623-3811 x301

Courses Taught:

Second grade General Education 



Welcome to my page!

This is my 13th year teaching second grade at Newport Grammar School. I attended Newport Grammar as a child and I'm so proud to teacher here!


B.S. K-6 education from East Tennessee State University

Master's degree -Curriculum & Instruction from Lincoln Memorial University 

Google Certification Level 1 | NYSCATE

What are learning this week?

Week of 11/30- 12/4

Reading/Grammar - main idea, textual evidence, contractions. Our story this week is “Night Tree.” 

Vocabulary-  bundle, spattered, scramble, lantern, hibernate, lopsided 


Math- We will be adding two and three 2-digit numbers with regrouping . Time Test problems will be subtracting 1 

by 1. 


 Spelling words- tie, dry, wild, lie, try, cry, sight, light, hay, those, begin, mind, high, apart, steak 


Supply List & Summer Reading

Backpack (Rolling backpacks are against school policy.)

Ear buds or a pair of headphones

Boxes of Tissue

 Small Ziploc bags (Boys)

Large Ziploc bags (Girls)

Water Bottle

Wish List

Bags of Small Individually Wrapped Candies 

Juice Boxes

Popice Popsicles

Colored Copy Paper



Summer Reading Program

Read 15 picture books or 5 chapter books this summer and keep a reading log. Reading log must be in student's handwriting.


Choose 3 books and write a paragraph of the book summary and draw a picture.

Give the list of activities and reading log to your second grade teacher.

Important Upcoming Events

December 2nd- Progress Reports 

December 10th- Benchmark testing (Aimsweb) 

December 21st-January 3rd- Winter Break 


Weekly Homework


Monday-  Read “Anansi Goes Fishing.” Students will be required to take and AR test on the story on Friday. 

Tuesday- Math sheet

Wednesday-5 Spelling sentences

Thursday- Language sheet 

*Spelling test, Math timed test, and Reading test will be on Friday.

Homework Hotline 615-298-6636

Students grades can be checked at the following website: