September 14th, 2009
Dear Parents and Students,
Fast Facts went home in the backpacks yesterday. Please have your child complete the packet by Friday. There’s a page for every day of the week (Mon.-Thurs.). Hopefully, this packet acts as a review and can quicken up some addition and subtraction (alternating weeks) skills. My hope is that this packet takes a short amount of time in order to still read daily and practice spelling (at least 3 times a week). Please check over some of the problems just to make sure your child is completing them accurately and not working too fast.
|Thank you, thank you, Parents, for checking the agendas and purple folders on a daily basis! I appreciate your effort and time to sign the agenda, check for homework, and clean it out. You are awesome!! I am currently working on a classroom website and will let you know when it is complete!|
We have been doing somewhat better on our talking in the classroom, but are still working on it! Please check your child’s agenda for their “color” of the day. Green means they did not pull any cards, yellow means they did pull one after a couple of warnings and red means their day wasn’t so great. L We will start writing our color level on Tuesday in our agendas.
Canned Food Drive is still going on until Friday! Don’t forget to bring a can of food for the food drive! Thank you so much to everyone that has brought canned food. We are one of the leaders in teh school. Keep it going!
Reading Minutes: Is everyone recording their reading minutes EVERY night in their reading logs!? I hope so, I would love for our class to be the TOP class of 2nd grade for reading minutes! Let me know if you need a new log.
Snacks: We are out of classroom snacks! If your child forgets their snack, they will not have a snack for the day! Please help them remember each morning. Thank you.
What’s going on in the classroom?
Math: Problem Solving Strategies
Reading: Be ready to listen to your child read Wilson Sate Alone on Wednesday night.
Please sign/return the Story of the Week sheet the following day. Our reading test, which covers vocabulary and comprehension for each story, will be given on Friday.
Reading Skill: Character Feelings
Writing: Brainstorming ideas; Treasure Book; 4 Star Sentences (capital letters, lower case letters throughout, punctuation, and appropriate spacing).
Spelling: Our spelling pattern for this week are
-at and –ate words.
Social Science: Government, Frogs and Toads
Classroom Wish List: hand sanitizer, classroom snacks, wrapped candy, paper plates
Check Your Calendars
9/18 Mid Quarter Reports come home
10/1 Arbor Creek Fun Run
10/16 No School; Teacher Prep Day
10/21 & 10/22 Conferences
Email me with any concerns: