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1 Mrs. Shoemake’s Showtown
Welcome to 2nd Grade! Mrs. Shoemake’s Showtown

2 Basic Info: Red Daily Folder
Includes: Behavior Chart Reading Log Assignment Pencil Homework Word List in Spiral Please check daily

3 Behavior Chart Reflects child’s behavior each day Green: doing great
Yellow: warning (reminded of appropriate behavior) Red: 2nd reminder Blue: 3rd reminder and/or severe infraction *Please do not be alarmed if your child changes his/her color to yellow, this is a warning. *I give one or more verbal warnings. If the undesired behavior continues, the student will then be instructed to change his or her color. Please initial the behavior log if your child has changed his or her color from green.

4 Reading Log Record any reading outside of school
2nd graders should read at least 15 minutes per night all year long Record the date and minutes read on the R.I.O.T.log and total the minutes. Please initial next to each entry The first 1000 minutes = GOLD MEDAL and recognition in morning assembly on the first Wednesday of every month.

5 Homework Pencil Updated weekly
Includes homework and the Phonics rules for the week Also contains 5 Words of the Week, special events, Library and Specials reminders, etc. Needs to stay in the red folder in case of changes

6 Homework Recorded on the Assignment Pencil
Unfinished class work may be sent home to complete. Assigned Mondays and is to be turned in on Thursday. Late homework will be done on Fridays during Fun Friday. Please keep homework in folder just in case we have extra time to work on it in class.

7 Tuesday Folders BLUE Folder EVERY Tuesday
Contains school notes and class work Please remove the papers Sign the sheet inside before returning it each Wednesday

8 Reading & Language Arts
Warm- Up: Daily “get in gear” activities such as, Making Words, journaling, and Daily Oral Language Spelling using phonetic patterns. In 2nd grade, we do not have a spelling list, but a spelling rule for the week. In addition there will be 5 word wall words for the week. Writer’s Workshop: Students will use the Writing Process to compose original writing pieces. Handwriting: Improving on manuscript Vocabulary- We will be expanding our vocabulary in all subject areas using vocabulary notebooks to help us make connections with new words

9 Writing Workshop Second Graders will learn the writing process and take original compositions through each step. Using literature examples, we will focus on various aspects of writing.

10 Math Graphing and probability
Focus on: Addition, subtraction (one and two digits), problem solving,time, fractions, estimation, money, and measurement Introduce multiplication and division Reinforced through Math games and songs Online textbook, games, and activities available on my website

11 Science Weather and Space Force and Motion Plants and Animals
Matter (Solids, Liquids, Gas) Natural Resources and Conservation Hands-on Science using: FOSS (Full option Science System) C-Scope United Streaming and Educational Videos Computer Games and Science Lab

12 Social Studies People and Communities Map Skills -Flat Stanley Project
Communities Project Map Skills -Flat Stanley Project Pioneers Pioneer Day Landforms Biographies Biography project

13 Computer, Library & LunchTimes
Library Time: Thursdays 10:45-11:15 Second Graders may check out 2 books at a time Encourage your child to check out appropriately leveled books 2 week check out period per book Please return every week Please keep books in backpack for am reading Computer Lab: Fridays 8:00-9:00 Various projects relating to topics studied Students will use PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, etc. Lunch Time: 12:35-1:05 Recess: 12:15-12:35

14 Grading & Report Cards You will see checks, smiles, or numbers 1-3 on graded student work The report card is skills-based The student is graded on a scale from 1-3. 1: The student has not mastered the skill 2: The student is making progress toward mastery 3: The skill is mastered *Do not be alarmed if the report card reflects 2’s in any skill.

15 Snacks Every day your child may bring a snack Healthy and nutritious
Some suggestions include yogurt, granola bars, fruit, cereal, crackers, or pretzels Only water is permitted in the classroom. Your child may bring a water bottle to keep at his/her desk. *I strongly encourage this since we are so far away from the water fountain.

16 Student Birthdays District policy states: On the last Friday of the month, the last 15 minutes of the day, the classroom will celebrate those children’s birthdays for the month in the classroom. 2:20-2:35 Celebration The homeroom parent will organize who brings cupcakes for that month Only cupcakes and water are permitted The room parent will coordinate celebrations *Birthday invitations: If your child is passing out invitations at school please make sure the whole class is invited

17 Conferences Planning Period: 9:45-10:35 October 3rd & 8th
Feel free to schedule a meeting during this time as needed Early Release Day Conferences: October 3rd & 8th Afternoon Times Available Please Sign up

18 Please Keep in Touch Communication is the key to success!
Please do not hesitate to contact me through notes, , or phone is an effective way to reach me during the day: Phone messages: Please contact Pam Thorp in office about last minute transportation changes

19 *We will be having class meetings on a regular basis.
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program *We as a school use our morning announcements and assembly to address character education through Character Counts. *We will be having class meetings on a regular basis. gf

20 Thanks for coming! Goodnight!

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