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1 Welcome to Curriculum Night Mrs. V allillo Kindergarten Second Grade Curriculum Night Mrs. V allillo & Mrs. Welch

2 About Mrs. V allillo  BA, Elementary Education  Arizona State University  MA, Early Childhood  Northern Arizona University  8 th year teaching  Enjoys reading, snowboarding, spending time with family  Married to Mike, 20 month old Addison, and Grayson due any day!

3 About Mrs. Welch  BA in Elementary Education from U of A.  MA in Elementary Education from NAU.  Taught for 8 years, Mom for 9 years to Natalie (9) and Jack (6).  Love to read, eat, watch college sports, go to the movies and spend time with my family.

4 Schedule Of Our Day

5 Reading Foundations Range of Reading and Text Complexity Reading Informational Text Reading Literature  Phonics and Word Recognition  Fluency  Read text with purpose and understanding  Read orally with accuracy, rate, and expression on successive readings  Use context to self-correct word recognition  Key Ideas and Details  Ask and answer questions  Craft and Structure  Know and use various text features  Integration of Knowledge and Ideas  Describe and compare specific points the author makes in a text  Measure and compare objects with different lengths using appropriate tools  Tell and write time using analog and digital clocks  Solve word problems with money  Read and comprehend literature and informational texts in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently with scaffolding as necessary specified  Key Ideas & Details  Describe how characters respond to events  Craft and Structure  Describe the overall structure of a story  Integration of Knowledge and Ideas  Demonstrate understanding of literary elements

6 Vocabulary Acquisition and Usage Research to Build & Present Knowledge Text Types and Purposes Production & Distribution of Writing  Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown words and phrases  Prefixes/suffixes  Compound words  Glossaries/ dictionaries  Shades of meaning (e.g. toss, throw, hurl)  Write opinion pieces  Write informative and explanatory texts  Write narratives  Participate in shared research and writing projects  Gather information from sources to answer a question  Produce writing with development and organization appropriate to the task and purpose

7 Conventions Speaking & Listening  Grammar  Collective nouns  Plural nouns  Past tense of verbs  Adjectives and adverbs  Writing  Capitalization  Punctuation  Spelling  Comprehension and Collaboration  Participate in collaborative conversations  Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas  Tell a story or recount an experience with facts and descriptive details

8 Social Studies National symbols and holidays People and events of the past American and World History Geography Economics Civics and Government

9 Science Inquiry Process Solids, Liquids, and Gases Life Cycles Important People and Contributions Weather and Clouds Body Systems Health Education

10 Number and Operations in Base Ten Geometry Operations and Algebraic Thinking Measurement and Data  Read, write, compose, and compare numbers to 1,000  Count within 1,000; skip count by 5’s, 10’s, and 100’s  Fluently add and subtract within 100 and add four 2 digit numbers  Add and subtract within 1,000 and mentally add or subtract 10/100 more/less  Use addition and subtraction facts within 100 to solve 1 and 2 step word problems  Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies  Write equations to express objects in a rectangular array  Measure and compare objects with different lengths using appropriate tools  Tell and write time using analog and digital clocks  Solve word problems with money  Draw shapes with specified attributes  Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, and four equal shares Whole & small group instruction Activities and games Hands on lessons Independent practice Assessment

11 Writing Writing Ideas Thank You Notes Summaries Friendly Letters Expository Text Poems Journals Narratives Literature Response

12 Writing Process PrewritingDraftingEditing RevisingPublishingReflecting

13 Thinking Maps We are a thinking maps school and you will see thinking maps related to all content areas of learning. There is a link on our website where you can learn more about the thinking processes that are the basis of Thinking Maps. Your children will be able to name, tell you how to use, and draw all 8 thinking maps by the end of the year.

14 Specials Days 1 and 4 Day 2 Day 3 and 6 Day 5 Wear tennis shoes. Extra learning opportunities (i.e. art activity or computer lab) Get ready to sing. Check out new library books. Specials are a fun part of our day.

15 3 Ring Binders  Communication tool from school to home daily  Check the orange folder nightly (return to school, keep at home)  Transportation notes, lunch money, etc.  Tabs for each subject  Homework: place completed homework here, due Fridays  Calendar: specials calendar  Reading: high frequency words 1-200  Math: hundreds chart, number words  S.S./Science: will change with what we are focusing on

16 Reading Log High Frequency Words (HFW) Small Books go Home Reading Strategies  The goal is to read 20 minutes per night.  It is filled out Monday through Thursday by your child.  It is signed weekly by a parent.  A guided reading book will go home nightly.  Please return books daily.  Lost books are $6 each.  Use this sheet as a reference to help your child.  Take time each week to practice these words with your child.  They must be recognized instantly, by “sight” to support reading fluency.  HFW are the most often used words in reading and writing.

17 Student Progress  Progress reports are sent home every 4 ½ weeks  Report cards sent home every 9 weeks  Students will receive indicators in math, reading, and writing:  AG (Above Grade Level)  OG (On Grade Level)  BG (Below Grade Level)

18 2nd Grade Grading System  Meets Standard (MS)  80-100%  Progressing (P)  70-79%  Area of Concern (AC)  69% and below

19 Second Grade Websites  Second Grade Website Second Grade Website  Homework and Reading Log : posted on Friday and due the following Friday  Newsletters posted on Friday  Parent and Student Handbook  Important Dates (Birthday Book Club)  Parent Links

20 Housekeeping  Attendance  Transportation  Tax Credits  Library/Harcourt Forms  Lunch Money   T-Shirts  Conferences: August 28 th and 29 th  Enrichment  JA, Art Masterpiece, Computer Lab  Volunteers  Forms, Sign up genius, PTO Liaison

21 Responsible Thinking Process Teaches respect for others by fostering responsible thinking  This process helps teach students to think responsibly and to be responsible for their own behavior.  RTP helps to create a classroom environment that maximizes the time spent on teaching and learning.  Through a series of questions, the teacher asks the student to evaluate his/her actions, and make a responsible choice about behavior.

22 Responsible Thinking Process What are you doing? What are the rules? What happens when you break rules? Is that what you want to happen? What do you want to do now? What will happen if you disrupt again?

23 Meeting new friends… Add pictures here

24 Thank you for coming! We are really excited to share in your child’s educational experience this school year.

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