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Curriculum Night Mrs. Thom Second grade Cottage 2 Welcome! Please take a minute to write your child a note.
All About Me 5 kids 3 grandkids 2 foster children currently Teaching for 17 years Triple certified Love books (duh) Love teaching ahhh Love kids ………
ABC’s of Second Grade Look there for most information If you need another packet, check my website I will upload it in the next few days. Communicate, communicate, communicate
Homework Everyone’s favorite Homework sheets will go home Friday and be due on Thursday. Math homework will go home on the day we complete the lesson. Challenge homework…..?
Classroom Expectations Be respectful Be kind READ Don’t get discouraged Keep trying
Classroom Management Have you Lost your Marbles! Positive Praise If a student needs more than one reminder Remove, repair, rejoin
Daily Schedule still changing 8:40 Entry and Calendar 9:10 Math 9:45 Specialists 10:30 Reading 11:45 Lunch 12:10 Recess 12:30 Writing 2:00 Recess 2:15 Science, Social Studies, Health, Theme, Art
Core State Standards The State of Washington has adopted the National Core State Standards. You can visit: https://www.k12.wa.us/corestandards/ https://www.k12.wa.us/corestandards/
Math – Math Expressions UNIT 1- Additin and Subtraction within 20 UNIT 2 – Addition within 200 UNIT 3 – Length and Shapes UNIT 4 - Subtract 2-Digit Numbers UNIT 5 – Time, Graphs, and Word Problems UNIT 6 – 3-Digit Addition and Subtraction UNIT 7 – Arrays, Equal Shares, and Adding or Subtracting Lengths
Benchmark Reading A Balanced Approach to Reading Shared Reading, Guided Reading, Independent Reading, Read-A-Loud We test with IRR throughout the year to assess reading level State Reading test = beginning of year IRR
Benchmark Writing Students will learn the writing process. Students will write a longer pieces. Students will use capital letters correctly. Students will learn to use correct grammar in simple sentences. Student will learn different writing genres including narratives, expository writing, argumentative writing, and letters.
Science – Foss kits Air and Weather EARTH SCIENCE Balance and Motion PHYSICAL SCIENCE Life Cycle of Butterflies LIFE SCIENCE
Themes – Social Studies CommunityCitizenship Bothell History
Field Trips Museum of Flight? Pacific Science Center Cinderella
Conference Schedule October 6, 7, 9 and 10 Focus: Information gathering and goal setting February 5 and 6 Teacher determines students who would benefit from additional parent/teacher conference PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU SIGN UP FOR A CONFERENCE TONIGHT
New Reporting Practice Quarter/Semester end dates: Quarter 1 (Q1) ends November 3 Progress Report Semester 1 (S1) ends January 23 Report Card Quarter 3 (Q3) ends April 7 Progress Report Semester 2 (S2) ends June 17 Report Card
Grade 2 Quarter Progress Reports
Grade 2 Semester Report Card, p. 1 Same Behaviors That Promote Learning General Comments
Grade 2 Semester Report Card, p. 2 ELA Comments Math Comments Growth
Extra’s Please join PTSA They are SOOO supportive of the classroom and teachers Be sure to check your child’s backpack each night Help with reading and homework as necessary
Classroom needs We have snack time every day after Specialists We all have the same snack Please donate for the snack cupboard: crackers, Cereal, chips, fruit snacks, pretzels, cookies, etc. NO NUTS Cups for our drinking water.
Questions??? Drive carefully and have a Great Year.