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1 Mrs. Kensinger ROOM 33 PowerPoint Presentation at 6:30pm 2nd GRADEMrs. KensingerROOM 33PowerPoint Presentation at 6:30pm
2 Home/School Communication Working together will help our students to succeed. If you or your student have any questions, please feel free to contact me.ing is a great way to communicate with me quickly. I may not be able to respond immediately, but I will get back to you as soon as possible.You may also send things in with your student in their folder. Students should check their folders daily for mail and communication. However, things can get lost in the shuffle between home, bus, and school. If there is anything important or confidential, please or call me.
3 SCHOOL RULES Take care of yourself Take care of others Take care of your school
4 CLASS RULES The Golden Rule Treat others as you would like to be treatedListen quietly, make eye contact, and be respectful when someone is speakingRespect yourself and othersKeep hands and feet to yourselfBe cooperative and considerate when working in groupsUse your mannersPlease, Thank You, Your Welcome, Excuse Me, May I
5 Classroom ManagementI believe in Dan Gartrell’s “Guidance Based Approach”By creating a proper and positive relationship between student and teacher, management will be successful.Classroom management is adjustable to meet the needs of the students in this class.To create a positive environment, I focus on praise and positive rewards.
6 Positive RewardsWhole Class- When the whole class cooperates and behaves appropriately, we add marbles to a jar. Results in, class rewards such as movies, lunch in classroom, pajama day, etc…Group Rewards- New teams work together each month to receive rewards- extra recess, lunch in the classroomIndividual- Behavior CalendarPrize boxPhone calls homePositive notesStickers
7 What Will My Child Learn? Reading Street :Comprehensive Reading Program= reading, writing, spelling, phonics, grammar, and handwriting along with 21st century skillsMath:Everyday Math- time, money, addition/subtraction, multiplication, measurement, data analysis, word problems, probability
8 What Will My Child Learn? Science: FOSS- weather, insects, and balance & motionSocial Studies- Harcourt and Junior AchievementSocial- Emotional SkillsSecond Step Curriculum- school wideSSIS- Social Skills Intervention System( pilot program)
9 Reading ***HOMEWORK NIGHTLY*** Students will be expected to complete readings at home for 15 minutes and working up from thereIf reading is an issue at home, please contact me so that we may work something out!Reading skills will be taught to the whole class.Differentiated Instruction- Students work in homogenous groupings according to reading level during Reading Groups to get the most out of instruction.
11 Spelling Each week students receive a spelling list Spelling lists correlate to the phonics instruction your child receives each week.Nightly reading homework, usually, involves practicing spelling words on a worksheet, but can also take the form of a comprehension or writing skill
12 Math **HOMEWORK NIGHTLY** Numbers and Counting Operations and ComputationData and ChanceGeometryMeasurementReference FramesEstimationPatterns and Functions
13 Social Studies TOPICS PA UNIT Communities Citizenship and Government People and Their EnvironmentMany Kinds of People
14 Science TOPICS **Highlights** Weather Insects Balance and Motion Lancaster Science Center Field TripButterflies in the spring!
15 Field Trips Fall Spring- walking field trips Lancaster Science Center Hershey FirehouseSpring- walking field tripsHershey TheatreHershey TrolleyHershey Museum
16 Volunteer Opportunities Math Stations--- Day 4Math Explorations- 1 per UnitReading – Buddy ReadingClass PartiesField TripsClassroom Helper- Copying, Laminating, Bulletin Boards, Creating Stations
17 Take Home Folders Your child will bring home a folder each night Please initial Reading Chart and review Behavior CalendarYour child is responsible for the contents of his/her folder, including:HomeworkCommunicationCleaning it out
18 THANK YOU!!Thank you for helping me make this a successful year. I look forward to working with all of you and your amazing children!!