Back to School Night 2012 Second Grade Mrs. Lopez.

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Back to School Night 2012 Second Grade Mrs. Lopez

IB-PYP Units in 2 nd Grade Unit 1- Actions Unit 2 - Air Unit 3 - Community Unit 4 – Risk Takers Unit 5 - Adaptations Unit 6 - Culture

PYP Unit 1 Unit 1 Central Idea: The actions we chose to make have an impact on ourselves and relationships with others. Lines of Inquiry how actions impact relationships consequences of actions thinking before you act impacts outcome how perceptions affect choices

Assessment Comprehension test Vocabulary test Spelling test

Reading Test Read the story 2 times a week Complete comprehension sheet on Wednesday and correct Can use sheet on Friday Open book test

Everyday Math Spiral curriculum Concepts revisited throughout the year Home Link Workbook My Reference Book

Assessment Unit tests Math boxes Computation sheets

ST Math (Jiji) Compliments and reinforces the concepts being taught in the Everyday Math curriculum Computer lab 2 times per week At home “homework” component

Online Resources Everyday Math Online http://everydaymathonline.com Imagine It! Online http://sraimagineit.com Jiji Online http://web.stmath.com Spelling City Online www.spellingcity.com/ogden2

Homework Students are responsible for writing down homework, bringing materials home, completing homework, and turning it in on time. Please review and correct homework with your child on a daily basis. PLEASE SIGN THE PLANNER

Homework Folder Please remove TAKE HOME STAY HOME items daily Please assist your child in completing homework and making sure it is in the folder

Overview of Expectations Independent reading Responding to reading Paragraph writing and editing Addition and Subtraction facts Scientific method

The Grading System/Standards A = 100% - 93% B = 92% - 87% C = 86% - 78% D = 77% - 70% F = Below 70%

NWEA MPG/MAP Assessment Used to guide instruction 2 times a year Taken online

Special Schedule Monday-Spanish 10:25-11:15 Music 1:05-1:55 Tuesday-Spanish 9:35-10:25 Wednesday-P.E. 9:35-10:25 Thursday-Library 1:05-1:55 Friday-Spanish 9:22-10:04

Spanish 3 times a Week Visit Mr. Gimenez room 203 Red folder

Essential Agreements ( Please sign the code of conduct – page 63) Students created rules which they must follow in addition to the student code of conduct Student will write a note home when they have not followed the rules. Please sign the note and return it to school. Incentive chart

ATTENDANCE Please make sure your child is at school on time Tardiness and early dismissals disrupt the educational process Please be sure to send a note explaining your child’s absence upon their return to school Please be prompt in picking your child up each day.

Field Trips We are in the process of determining field trips for the school year. We invite all of you to join us as chaperones.

Lunch Money in envelope Can be turned in directly to the lunchroom before school

Birthdays Store bought treats only Drop off in the morning before 12:10 Monday- Thursday and before 11:30 on Friday

Reminders Please make sure your child covers all 2 textbooks (Imagine It reader and My Reference Book) Please pay \$100 supply fee online

Important Sign planner Check homework Discuss with your child when he or she is on red

Ways to Help Review and correct homework with your child Provide homework area and materials Discuss units of study Have your child read every night Read to your child Take your child to the library Practice addition and subtraction facts Review spelling and vocabulary words Communicate with your child’s teacher

My Website http://lopez205.webs.com/ Homework Important Documents Resources and links

Communication Please keep in contact with me If you would like to set up a conference, please make an appointment ahead of time jmpalmisano@cps.edu My website- http://lopez205.webs.com/http://lopez205.webs.com/ Parent Portal- monitor grades online at: http://parent.cps.k12.il.us www.ogdenschool.org

THANK YOU Thank you for attending this evening. I appreciate all of your support. You are the first and most important teacher that your child has.