Elementary Second Grade Parent Night Presentation

Elementary school


2nd Grade Parent Night

Welcome to Second Grade

staff standing in the shape of 50

50th Anniversary


Schedule Information

Daily Schedule
  • 6 day rotation
Specials
  • Art, Library, Gym, Music, REACH, Computers
  • No Spanish
Intervention Block
  • 2 times throughout the day that children can be pulled for extra help on Math or Reading
  • Children will be split between 2nd grade & intervention staff


Reading/Language Arts
Lead21
  • Differentiated Readers
  • Intensive, Strategic, Benchmark, Advanced
What is Fluency?
  • Weekly Fluency Reads
Read with Understanding
  • Skills practiced at home
Spelling


Learning Targets 
  • Independent vs. Instructional Levels


Math
Math goals for the year
  • Enjoy math                                                                                          
  • Develop computational fluency
  • Reason mathematically and develop problem solving skills
  • Find more than one way to solve a problems
  • Communicate their ideas orally and on paper
friendly ruler with math symbols and the word math

Investigations
  • Minute Math
  • Classroom Routines
    • Provides practice with concepts and skills
  • Math Workshop and Activity
    • Provides students with repeated experience with the concepts being learned
    • Helps students develop independence and take responsibility for their learning
  • Math Discussions
    • Communicate and discuss math ideas



Writing
Reading - Writing connection
Writer's Workshop
Variety of genres including personal narratives, stories, reports, biographies, expository paragraphs, descriptive paragraphs, fables, beginning poetry, directions, persuasive posters, friendly letters and messages
2 children writing at their desks


Science and Social Studies Theme Highlights
With the use of FOSS Kits
  • New Plants
  • Air and Weather
  • Solids, Liquids, and Gasses
With the use of Lead21
  • Roles (at home, in school, and the community)
  • Community Life
  • Now & Then
  • Growing Up
  • Local Leaders
  • Physical Feats
Routines and Materials

Science is explored through the use of FOSS Kits
  • Foss Kits provide a hands on experimental experience
  • Units will take place during the benchmarks weeks of Lead21
Social Studies
  • Throughout the school year with Lead21
  • Responsive Classroom community building
  • Classroom experiences


Technology Tools

Promethean Boards

Computer lab

Student stations

Home



Compass

compass learning login screen


Lead 21

Lead21 login page



Communication
Weekly Classroom Newsletter

Teacher Webpage

Notes for after school plans

Email

Phone call
    Urgent during the day, call office

Conferences
    October 22nd and 24th



Building Resources
 
For Parents
 
Parent Night
 
PreK Charter
 
Teacher Webpages
Office
PreK
Kindergarten
First Grade
Second Grade
Specials