# Mrs. Cathy Reed 2 nd Grade Room 225 2013-2014 A Little Bit About Me…  This is my 17 th year teaching and my 9 th year at Crooked Billet.  I’m married.

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Mrs. Cathy Reed 2 nd Grade Room 225 2013-2014

A Little Bit About Me…  This is my 17 th year teaching and my 9 th year at Crooked Billet.  I’m married and have a six year old son named Aidan and five year old twins, Will and Cate.  I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading, shopping, technology, playing word games, and traveling.

Our Class Schedule  8:40-9:00 Morning Business and Morning Work  9:00-10:00 Math  10:00-10:05 Snack Break  10:05-11:05 Guided Reading/ Centers  11:05-11:25 Shared Reading  11:25-11:45 Working with Words

Schedule Continued  11:45-12:30 Recess and Lunch  12:30-1:15 Science/Social Studies  1:15-1:45 Writing  1:45-2:15 Copy homework, AR, SSR  2:15-3:00 Special  3:00-3:15 Pack up, behavior charts, and stamps

Assessments  DRA: Developmental Reading Assessment  District Writing Assessment  Trimester Reading Tests  Spelling Tests  End of Story Tests  Math Unit Tests and Quizzes  Daily Math Grade  Science Experiments  Projects Assessments are not limited to those listed here!

Grading Rubric  4 =Above Grade Level  3 =On Grade Level  2 =Approaching Grade Level  1 =Below Grade Level *All number/percentage grades are converted as follows: 100%-95%=4 94%-80%=3 79%-70%= 269% or lower=1

2 nd Grade Behavior Policy On the first day of school, the students and I agreed to classroom rules. They include:  Raise your hand and wait to be called on.  Keep hands and feet to yourself.  Listen and follow directions.  Work quietly so as not to disturb others.  Be polite and respectful.  Do your best at all times.

Consequences and Rewards  Ticket System/Hot Air Balloons  Stamp Books  Bingo  Daily, weekly, and monthly rewards  Monthly Movie  Catching Compliments  Table Points  Line Competition  Student/Parent of the Week  Bucket Filler

Homework  Monday-Thursday  Reading Record: Mondays-Read AR book or any other book and complete one page of their choice in Reading Comprehension Book or complete Retelling Rubric  Math: Home Links/Monthly Calendars/Fact Triangles/First in Math  Spelling: Flash cards on Monday, Vocabulary on Tuesday, Spelling book page or practice sheet on Wednesday, test on Friday **Spellingcity.com  Thursday: Game Night  Friday: Weekly Reflection Book  Reminders  Please check and initial one box

Other Important Items:  Pretzels on Wednesdays  Daily Snack  Lunch Money  Projects  Trips  Change in dismissal plan-Notes Please  Test packets  Wednesday envelopes  Photographing/video taping children  Class web site  Sign up for December conference, Friday movies, and Volunteers

THANK YOU FOR COMING!  Feel free to call me at the school anytime. I will get back to you ASAP. You may also send me notes in your child’s homework book.  You may also email me, too: creed@hatboro-horsham.org creed@hatboro-horsham.org  Don’t forget to leave your child a note!

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