Presentation on theme: "While You’re Waiting… Volunteer opportunities and sign-ups are on each student’s desk for your consideration. You may turn it in before you leave tonight,"— Presentation transcript:
While You’re Waiting… Volunteer opportunities and sign-ups are on each student’s desk for your consideration. You may turn it in before you leave tonight, or take it with you and send it with your child over the next few days. Please complete the Acceptable Use Policy and Student Data Confirmation Request, if copies are on your child’s desk, and leave it with me at the end of the presentation. Write your child a quick note on the next blank page of his or her morning journal!
Welcome to Curriculum Night! Mrs. Nierman’s Second Grade Class Glenridge Elementary
About Me! From St. Louis, grew up in Kirkwood Graduated from Mizzou in 2006 with a degree in elementary education Completed my Master’s Degree in special education, from Webster University in May of 2012. I got married on June 8 th Experience: 4 years in Parkway (1 st and 3 rd grade), 4th year at Glenridge (2 nd grade). Professional Development-Co-Teaching Training through SSD, Autism Conferences, Lucy Calkins Writing Conference, Teachers College Writing Institute (2 summers), Nat’l Science Teachers Association Conference, Past Member of District Literacy Committee, Current member of District PDC and Social Studies Committees, Lab Classroom Leadership Program participant
How To Contact Me: Phone: 314-854-6233 Email: email@example.com Come on in before or after school!
Our Daily Schedule 8:30 – 8:50Morning Work/Check-in 8:50-9:10Reading Mini Lessons(vocabulary & spelling imbedded) 9:10– 10:10Reading Workshop (Guided Reading, Strategy Groups, Independent Reading, Word Work) 10:10-11:10Writing Workshop (D Day-Library 10:35- 11:10) 11:10-11:50Recess 11:10-11:30/Lunch 11:30-11:50 11:50– 1:10Math 1:10-2:20Science/Social Studies (E Day-Art) 2:20-3:20Specials: A and D Days-Music & PE B, C, and E Days-PE & Spanish 3:20-3:30Pack Up 3:30Dismissal
Classroom Expectations Classroom Constitution BIST-Goals for Life High Expectations for Behavior When expectations are not met…
Other Important Issues Absences Snacks/Water (PEANUT FREE), we have snack time after math (1:10) each day. Homework Procedures Take Home Folders Book Orders ** When you place your order online, you'll help earn FREE Books for our class and you also get a $5 FREE Book Pick Coupon to use on your next online order!
Reading Workshop Mini-Lesson Guided Reading Strategy Groups Shared Reading Independent Reading LAB classroom focus for last year was bridging the gap between guided reading and Literature Study Groups/Student-Led Book Clubs
Writing Workshop Mini-Lessons Daily Independent Writing Student Conferences and Small Strategy Groups Partner Work Sharing Writing Publishing Our Writing **Each 2 nd grade classroom will invite parents to 1 writing celebration during the year! Each classroom will invite parents to a different unit in order to best utilize our space, but all classrooms will experience this wonderful opportunity!!
Language/Word Study Spelling & Language-Imbedded within all areas of the Reading and Writing Workshop! -Pretest on Monday, test on Friday for those who did not pass the pretest. Assess the transfer of spelling within daily writing. Vocabulary-Imbedded within read alouds, guided reading, and all content areas.
Mathematics Math In Focus is organized to teach fewer concepts at each level, but to teach them thoroughly. Helps students build solid conceptual understanding through a focus on problem solving. Students learn the “why” and the “how” through instruction, hands-on activities, and problem solving Practice Standards FastMath to improve fact fluency Added support through our Gifted and Math Specialists
Science Pebbles, Sand, and Silt (In the LAB!!) Plants and Animals Balance and Motion Government Physical Geography Economics Social Studies
My Philosophy of Teaching Educate the whole child Students will be effective citizens Determine the interests of students to motivate learning Meet the needs of all learners through differentiation Every child is capable of success Good character is key!
Before You Leave… Write your child a quick note on the next blank page of his or her morning journal! Please leave the Acceptable Use Policy and Student Data Confirmation request with me to turn into the office.
Thank You Thank you for coming tonight! I look forward to a wonderful year working together!