Amber Strange
2nd Grade Teacher
423-623-3811 ext. 302

Courses Taught:

Second Grade General Education


Welcome to my page!

This is my 16th year teaching at Newport Grammar School. I attended Newport Grammar as a child and I'm so proud to be a teacher here! My husband's name is Mark.  I have three children, Kylie, Carson, and Brookelyn.  I also have three step-children, Elizabeth, Alex, and Keelie.  We have one dog named Noel.  


B.S. K-8 education from University of Tennessee

Master's degree - Elementary Education University of Tennessee 

Weekly News Letter week 11/30-12/4

Spelling Words:


tie, dry, wild, lie, try, cry, sight, light, hay, those, begin, mind, high, 

apart, steak, 


Bonus: bundle


Vocabulary Words: 

bundle, spattered, scramble, lantern, 

hibernate, lopsided


Stories of the Week:


 “Anansi Goes Fishing.” and “ Night Tree”


main idea, textual evidence, contractions



We will be adding two and three 2-digit numbers with regrouping . Time Test- Subtraction

 Social Studies/Science:

plants, trees, traditions

** Please continue working on word folders in you have not already read all words. Students are awarded a medal when they’ve read all their words. We check the words as often as we are able throughout the week. It is not always possible to do everyone's lists daily.

If you wish to review the stories at home, they can be found on YouTube.  Please check out our google classroom. 

Technology: Students are working on Prodigy, Epic Books, and IXL. 


Please check your child's ASPEN account for any posted grades given in the classroom.  Log in information was sent home at the beginning of the year. 

Welcome to Mrs. Strange's 2nd grade class!


Weekly Homework

Monday- language and math timed page

Tuesday-Math sheet

Wednesday- spelling words and 3 sentences

Thursday-Grammar sheet 

Friday- No Homework 



Important Upcoming Events


  • December 2nd- Progress Reports 

  • December 10th- Benchmark testing (Aimsweb) 

  • December 18th- 10am Dismissal 

  • December 21st-January 3rd- Winter Break 


Sample News Posts

Homework Hotline 615-298-6636
Wish List Items:


popice freezer pops

colored copy paper

paper towels


treasure box items


Summer Reading

Second Grade Summer Reading Program

Second Grade Summer Reading Program

Attend 2 online activities (Stokely Memorial Library) offers. Write down the activities and the dates attended.

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.