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Download a free QR App on your smartphone and use each students clues to see if you can find your child's desk. When you find your child’s desk write a note on his or her desk, using an expo marker. Your child is going to be so surprised in the morning. Welcome to 2 nd Grade Curriculum Night
Introduction and Philosophy Mrs. Vance Teaching Experience Background Family PHILOSOPHY No one is perfect…I am NOT perfect! Everyone does their personal BEST! Learning = FUN My classroom = FAMILY Behavior should not impede the learning of others. I believe in the teachable moment!
ATTENDANCE Doors open at 7:00. Students eat breakfast and/or go to the gym. Report to Homerooms at 7:30 Tardy at 7:45 Absences: Send a written excuse on the day your child returns to school after an absence. If your child sees a physician, please obtain a note from them to send to school.
LUNCH & SNACK Lunch: Our lunchtime is 12:42-1:12. Come eat with them! Sign in at the office/leave when kids line up No outside food Snack: 10:00 Please make it healthy No red drinks.
PARTIES Class Parties: We will have two main parties: Winter Holiday & end of the year. You may send in treats for other holidays. Birthdays: Invites must be for all students if you plan on passing out in class. You may send in treats for students to have at lunch.
TRANSPORTATION Please communicate daily in student’s agenda if there are any changes. Do not rely on email changes during the day. Always notify the office.
COMMUNICATION Agendas-checked daily - BEHAVIOR Phone Calls-allow 24 hours for a returned phone call Website http://mysite.cherokee.k12.ga.us/pers onal/denna_vance/site/default.aspx http://mysite.cherokee.k12.ga.us/pers onal/denna_vance/site/default.aspx ASP money in envelope and labeled Lunch money in envelope and labeled Homework in blue folder
CURRICULUM Reading - working on fluency, comprehension, & retelling of stories. Language Arts/Writing - editing sentences for spelling, punctuation, capitalization and usage. Learning to write a story with a clear beginning, middle, and end. Genres: Narrative, Informational, Persuasive Social Studies - maps, communities, government, citizenship, economics, and Georgia. Math - addition/subtraction with regrouping, skip counting, place value, time, money, data and probability, measurement, geometry, and multiplication as repeated addition Science - matter, life cycles, space, energy, seasons and STEM units. Technology – tons of experience in different areas.
Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (on my website) https://www.georgiastandards.org/Common- Core/Pages/CCGPS-Large-Print-by-Grade-Level-K- 12.aspx https://www.georgiastandards.org/Common- Core/Pages/CCGPS-Large-Print-by-Grade-Level-K- 12.aspx
READING COUNTS AND SCOOTPAD These programs are up and running. Please encourage your child.
HOMEWORK Busy Schedules Meant as a review 15-30 minutes per night plus reading time What if I forget? YOU ARE THE TEACHER AT HOME! Let’s support each other!
GRADES Progress Reports - Every 4 weeks Report Cards - Every 9 weeks O = outstanding (90-100) S = satisfactory (80-89) N = needs improvement (70-79) U = unsatisfactory (69 and below) **Corrections** Any paper that comes home with a failing grade may be corrected with the parent, signed and sent back to school for a 70%.