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  1. BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT 2012 Grade 2

  2. Partnership in your child’s learning • Homework/Communication Folder • Grade 2 Newsletter • Family Letters to support Math program • Second grade website • Conference opportunities by appointment • Report card conferences in December and March • Monthly PFO Meetings • Family School Events • Volunteer Opportunities

  3. Common Core State Standards • Close reading – change from a mile wide inch deep practice • Complex texts • Informational texts shift 50/50 balance • Student ownership of their thinking • Text dependent questions- evidence based responses • Shared research and writing projects • Academic vocabulary emphasis • Grammar and conventions • Cultivate student independence

  4. Literacy • Balanced Literacy Approach • Word work • Phonics/Word Patterns • Phonemic awareness • Vocabulary • Grammar • Readers Workshop • Read Aloud • Shared Reading • Guided reading • Independent/Partner reading/written response • Comprehension Strategies • Close reading • Writers Workshop • Writing Process • Analyzing text structures in a variety of genres • Study and model proficient writing • Independent Writing/ Writer’s Notebooks

  5. Literacy Units of Study • Foundations Study • Narrative • Informational • Author Study • Poetry

  6. Math • Mental Math • Whole Group Lesson • Partner/Independent Practice • Math Games • Readiness and Enrichment • Daily Assessment (RSA) • Math Boxes • Unit Progress Checks/Open Response Tasks • Everyday Math Game Website • www.everydaymathonline.com

  7. Science • Changes/Properties of Matter- Physical Science • Students will be able to recognize and describe the differences in the physical properties of solids, liquids and gases. • Plants and Soils- Earth and Life Science • Students will be able to explore and describe life cycles of flowering plants, and the effects of light and water on seed germination. • Students will be able to sort different soils by properties and their capacity to retain water to support the growth of plants

  8. Social Studies Citizenship • Stillmeadow’s Bill of Rights Current Events • www.timeforkids.com Politics • Election Day Government • Meet the Mayor Maps and Places • City of Stamford Biography • People who’ve changed history

  9. Citizenship Student Expectations Best Effort

  10. Field Trips • Bartlett Arboreteum • City of Stamford Bus Tour • Earth Day Picnic • Stamford Museum and Nature Center

  11. Important Dates • Citizenship Award Assemblies • Principal Award Assemblies • Halloween Hop • Literacy Day • Family Math Night

  12. Thank you for coming!!! • Best Wishes for a wonderful second grade experience!!!!!