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Welcome to Second Grade Open House!. Tara Chandler Angela Mullins Jeanette Gonzalez Jenna Rachunek Michelle Mosley Annette Bieda . Social Contracts. Established by each class The students make the rules All the students sign the contracts. Conduct .

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welcome to second grade open house

Welcome to Second Grade Open House!

Tara Chandler

Angela Mullins

Jeanette Gonzalez

Jenna Rachunek

Michelle Mosley

Annette Bieda

social contracts
Social Contracts
  • Established by each class
  • The students make the rules
  • All the students sign the contracts
conduct
Conduct
  • Each child’s daily conduct will be recorded in his or her agenda.
  • Please check your child’s conduct color each day and initial the box.
  • Green – awesome day
  • Blue- warning, noted in agenda
  • Yellow- loss of recess time
  • Orange-loss of recess time and a phone call home.
  • Red-loss of recess, a phone call home, and a write up.
communication
Communication
  • Wednesday folders will be sent home every Wednesday
  • Agendas will communicate conduct and homework assignments daily
  • Homework assignment will be located in homework folders
  • Agendas need to be signed every day
  • Our conference period is from 8:50-9:35
  • Please send notes, call, or e-mail if there are any questions or concerns!
  • Please send notes or call the front office for transportation changes or contact office prior to 2 pm
  • Do not leave transportation changes on e-mail or voicemail
parent information
Parent Information
  • As of Tuesday, September 6, 2011 students can no longer be escorted into the building by a parent.
daily instruction
Daily Instruction
  • Reading
  • Spelling/Language
  • Composition
  • Science
  • Math
  • Social Studies
reading
Reading
  • DRA, TPRI, and Running Records will be used to assess text levels.
  • DRA is NO longer included in averages
  • Lamar CISD has determined expected text levels for each nine weeks.
  • students will be keeping a reading journal that will have vocabulary, notes or strategies from that days lesson and examples. Students are allowed to take home notebook and bring them back to school
  • UNWRAP strategies will be taught starting the 2nd 9 weeks, each day and expected to be used any reading comprehension passage. A template will be given to students and placed in homework folder
accelerated reader
Accelerated Reader
  • It is a motivational reading tool for readers in grades 2-5
  • It has grade level appropriate goals for each 9 weeks set by the Librarian.
  • Readers can earn points by taking a quiz on the computer after reading an AR book.
  • Points grant them admission to participate in the AR event for that 9 weeks.
  • More information will be coming on the Library website.
  • For immediate questions contact Tiffani Smith, Librarian at [email protected]
language arts composition
Language Arts/ Composition
  • Writing is 40%
  • Oral and Written Conventions is 30%

Grammar

Handwriting

Capitalization

Punctuation

  • Spelling is 10%
  • Research is 10%
  • Oral Speaking /Listening is 10%
re teach reassessment
Re-Teach/Reassessment
  • When a child does not show mastery of a skill on that skill will be re-taught and re-assessed.
  • The highest grade that the child could receive on the re-teach or reassessment will be 70.
  • Only given one reasonable opportunity to reassess failure.
classroom connection online grade system step by step instructions listed on mcneill web page
Classroom Connection / Online Grade SystemStep by step instructions.(Listed on McNeill Web Page)
2 nd grade homework policy
2nd Grade Homework Policy
  • Reading
      • District requires reading a minimum of 80 minutes a week. Please write the title of the book in agenda and sign nightly to show 20 minutes of reading.
      • Reading homework will be sent home Monday-Thursday nights.
    • Spelling
      • Pre-Test Mondays & Spelling homework on Monday-Thursday
      • Advanced lists will be given to students who make a 90 or above.
      • TEST Friday
      • Final grade will be the higher of the two grades.
      • Spelling homework is grid in homework folder
homework
Homework
  • Math
      • Will be a review of a skill being taught
      • Monday-Thursday night
      • students will be keeping a math notebook that will have vocabulary, notes or strategies from that days lesson and examples. Students are allowed to take home notebook and bring them back to school
      • word problems will be given to students throughout the year and strategies are expected to be used
      • UNWRAP strategies and EPSE problem solving strategy will be taught each day and expected to be used on word problems. A template will be given to students and placed in homework folder

Language

      • 1 poem will be sent home to be memorized/9 weeks
      • The students will have 2 full weeks to learn the poem
      • It is a listening & a speaking grade
      • ALL HOMEWORK IS DUE DAILY!
      • It is a color change if homework is not turned in.
uniform dress
Uniform Dress
  • Shirts-Red, Navy, White, & Yellow collared shirts may be worn. Spirit shirts may also be worn any day.
  • Pants-Khaki or Navy
  • Jeans-Black or Denim
  • Jackets need to be in dress code and need to be solid colors with no decorations.
  • No colored stitching/decoration on jeans.
  • No sweatpants
  • No wheels or backless shoes.
parent volunteers
Parent Volunteers
  • We are always looking for workroom volunteers or class parents. Speak with your teacher for further information.
  • Chaperones are always welcome on Field Trips.
wish list
Wish List
  • Tara Chandler – Treasure Chest items, germ X, Clipboards, Colored expo markers, board games
  • Angela Mullins – hand sanitizer clipboards, grade appropriate books for our class library (gently used), and dry erase markers
  • Jenna Rachunek – treasure chest items, dry erase markers, small kids black socks, board games, grade appropriate books for our class library (gently used)
  • Jeanette Gonzalez – Ear Buds for iPods, Hand Sanitizer, Clipboards, Glues sticks
  • Michelle Mosley – Expo markers, Smelly stickers, iTunes gift cards for LCISD technology, Clorox wipes, Germ ex, Treasure box items, Copy paper, Ear buds for iPads and i touches, glue sticks, and clipboards
  • Annette Bieda – hand sanitizer
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Misc…
  • Students may begin to arrive at 7:00 a.m. Student supervision is not provided prior to 7 a.m. Parents, please do not bring your child to their classroom in the morning or drop them off in the back of the building.
  • Students are to go to the Gym or Cafeteria prior to 7:30 a.m.
  • Students are tardy after 7:45 a.m.
  • Dismissal time is 2:40 p.m.
  • Parents are to pick up students in the car line.
  • Please do not come to front of building, classrooms, or bus ramp.
upcoming events
Upcoming Events
  • Labor Day Holiday
    • September 5, 2011--NO SCHOOL
    • End of First Nine Weeks
        • October 21, 2011
      • Fair Day Holiday—NO SCHOOL!
        • September 23, 2011
        • Early Release/Report Card Conference
          • October 27th & 28th, 2011
school 832 223 2800
School # 832-223-2800
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