Presentation on theme: "Mrs. Shoemake’s Showtown"— Presentation transcript:
1 Mrs. Shoemake’s Showtown Welcome to 2nd Grade!Mrs. Shoemake’s Showtown
2 Basic Info: Red Daily Folder Includes:Behavior ChartReading LogAssignment PencilHomeworkWord List in SpiralPlease check daily
3 Behavior Chart Reflects child’s behavior each day Green: doing great Yellow: warning (reminded of appropriate behavior)Red: 2nd reminderBlue: 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 longRecord the date and minutes read on the R.I.O.T.log and total the minutes.Please initial next to each entryThe 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 weekAlso 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 workPlease remove the papersSign 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 LanguageSpelling 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 manuscriptVocabulary- We will be expanding our vocabulary in all subject areas using vocabulary notebooks to help usmake connections with new words
9 Writing WorkshopSecond 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 measurementIntroduce multiplication and divisionReinforced through Math games and songsOnline 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 ConservationHands-on Science using:FOSS (Full option Science System)C-ScopeUnited Streaming and Educational VideosComputer Games and Science Lab
12 Social Studies People and Communities Map Skills -Flat Stanley Project Communities ProjectMap Skills-Flat Stanley ProjectPioneersPioneer DayLandformsBiographiesBiography project
13 Computer, Library & LunchTimes Library Time: Thursdays 10:45-11:15Second Graders may check out 2 books at a timeEncourage your child to check out appropriately leveled books2 week check out period per bookPlease return every weekPlease keep books in backpack for am readingComputer Lab: Fridays 8:00-9:00Various projects relating to topics studiedStudents will use PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, etc.Lunch Time: 12:35-1:05Recess: 12:15-12:35
14 Grading & Report CardsYou will see checks, smiles, or numbers 1-3 on graded student workThe report card is skills-basedThe student is graded on a scale from 1-3.1: The student has not mastered the skill2: The student is making progress toward mastery3: 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 pretzelsOnly 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 BirthdaysDistrict 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 CelebrationThe homeroom parent will organize who brings cupcakes for that monthOnly cupcakes and water are permittedThe 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 neededEarly Release Day Conferences:October 3rd & 8thAfternoon Times AvailablePlease Sign up
18 Please Keep in Touch Communication is the key to success! Please do not hesitate to contact me through notes, , or phoneis 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