Presentation on theme: "Mrs. White and Miss Bianculli Grade 2"— Presentation transcript:
1 Mrs. White and Miss Bianculli Grade 2 Welcome! *Please be sure to sign in and sign up for a November conference. *While you’re waiting for us to begin, you may write a letter to your child on the paper provided Mrs. White and Miss BianculliGrade 2
2 A Little Bit About Us Montclair State Graduate Centenary College GraduateCertifications:K-5 Elementary EducationSpecial Education
3 Our Daily Schedule Bathroom Water Bottles: Students may bring a water bottle to school but it will be kept in their backpack.
4 All About Second Grade What will we be learning this year? ScienceSeasonsSimple MachinesAnimals and HabitatsStates of MatterNatural ResourcesMathNumber conceptsPlace ValueAdditionSubtraction2 digit addition2 digit subtractionData and Graphs3 digit addition andsubtractionMeasurementGeometryReading and WritingHow to become an active reader!How to become an interesting writer!Social StudiesCommunitiesThe Wild WestMap SkillsBlack HistoryCultures Around the WorldEconomics
5 Second Grade Themed Units Unit 1: SeasonsUnit 2: The Wild WestUnit 3: Animals, Habitats, and RelationshipsUnit 4: A Long Journey to FreedomUnit 5: Hand-Me-Down Tales from Around the WorldUnit 6: Economics for Kids
6 Reading and Writing Writing Reading Please encourage your child to write at home as a fun activity.Ideas:Writing lettersShopping listsStoriesPoemsJournal/ Diary writingReadingStudents are expected to read every day for a sustained period of time in school.It is extremely important to reinforce this at home.Homework: Reading Log (will be due every Friday)Students will have the option of taking one book home a night from their book buddy bag to read. IT MUST BE RETURNED THE NEXT DAY.
7 Math, Science, and Social Studies GO MATH program-Mini-lesson-Differentiation-Math CentersIntegrated Science and Social StudiesOur weekly skills are included in “A Peek at our Week” every week.Please reinforce these skills at home with your student.Ideas:Take a “book shopping” trip to the local library to find books that tie in to the topics we are learning about.Simply talk to your child about their learningCreate together!
8 Preparing for PARCC Technology, technology, technology!!! A few ideas: Type a storyType a shopping listOnline computer gamesOnline quizzes for kids
9 A Peek at our WeekA Peek at our Week is a weekly newsletter that we send home in the beginning of each week.This letter includes pertinent information about our week and what we will be learning.I also upload A Peek at our Week onto our class website every week:
10 Working Around the Room and Differentiated Instruction Reading RugRainbow RugMini RugsThe Able TableTeacher’s Group Table- This is where we work with small groups to further students understanding of particular skills or challenge students depending on their individual needs.
11 EnrichmentStarting in October, enrichment projects will be offered on a monthly basis.Enrichment projects are highly recommended as they are a great avenue to connect school and home.
12 Rules and Expectations Follow directions the FIRST TIME!! ConsequencesWarningPossible ConsequencesHomework Folder CalendarRecess detentionLoss of choice time“Yes I Can” slipPhone call home3. Disciplinary Referral
14 Homework Homework is given Monday- Thursday each week. Homework typically consists of Math and Reading**MATH BOOKS MUST BE BROUGHT BACK TO SCHOOL EVERY DAY*There may be times throughout the year when additional assignments/ projects will be given.PLEASE REVIEW ALL PAPERS IN YOUR CHILD’S HOMEWORK FOLDER EACH NIGHT.Policy: We check homework daily. If an assignment is not turned in, it is expected to be turned in by Friday. If it is not, the student will stay inside during recess on Friday to complete the missing assignments.Please help your student (as needed) while they complete their homework. Review assignments with them as they are returned.
15 Grading Math and Other Tests: 22/25 Refer to Standard Based Score SheetOther Assignments: A rubric will be used orReport Cards:Based on the Common Core Standards
16 Sign and Return Folders Please review all papers in this folder with your student.Please sign each paper and return it with your child in the designated folder.
17 Extras Scholastic: Dismissal: Orders should be placed online at www. Scholastic.com using our class code: J7XPLIf this is not possible you may send the order form along with a check to school.Dismissal:- If dismissal plans change, please send a note or call.Lunch:All lunch money should be sent to school in a baggie or envelope.
18 Birthday SnacksPlease let us know one week in advance if you plan to send in a treat to celebrate your child’s birthday.OUR CLASSROOM IS A NUT FREE ZONE
19 ConferencesPlease be sure that you have signed up for a November conference!Note cards are available for you to write down the date and time that you have chosen. Reminders will be sent home at a closer date.
20 Contacting UsPlease feel free to , write a note, or call us regarding any questions or concerns.Phone: ext: 4798