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Mrs. Harrison’s Kindergarten Class Welcome, students!
Welcome to Second Grade! I will introduce you to kindergarten and to our classroom. If you have any questions during my presentation, please raise your hand and wait to be called on.
All About Me My background I grew up in Ankeny, Iowa. I attended University of Northern Iowa and I have two bachelors degrees. My experience I’ve been teaching for 12 years. I have also taught third grade, second grade, and first grade.
My Family My husband Jordan My children son, Cole Our pets dog, Molly Cats, Xander, Dani, and Tawny Xander Cole TawnyMollyDani
My Goals To give you the academic and social skills you need to progress to first grade. To provide a supportive and fun classroom environment. To help you make new friends and discover new interests.
Class Subjects The subjects we cover during second grade are: Reading Writing Math Science Social Studies
Reading We will focus on phonics and reading. We will use picture books, decodable books, and magazines.
Writing We will learn how to write a fluent sentence We will journal daily.
Math We will focus on adding and subtracting We will also focus on geometry and measurement.
Science We will focus on life cycles, stellar objects, and seasons.
Social Studies We will focus on history, holidays, and communities.
Classroom Community Our classroom is a community. In our community, we have rules to help us get along with each other. Our class rules are: Be respectful and responsible. Be organized and follow directions. Be on time. Be prepared.
Homework I will assign about 10 minutes of homework every night. Please read to your child each night. You will get homework daily. The homework is due the following day. If you have some troubles I will give you an extension but you must speak with me.
Tardiness School starts at 9:00 A.M. If you aren’t in the classroom by the time the second bell rings, please check in at the school office before coming to class. If you are tardy four times, the school will contact your parents.