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BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT 2012. Grade 2. Partnership in your childs learning. Homework/Communication Folder Grade 2 Newsletter Family Letters to support Math program Second grade website Conference opportunities by appointment - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Partnership in your childs learningHomework/Communication FolderGrade 2 NewsletterFamily Letters to support Math programSecond grade websiteConference opportunities by appointment Report card conferences in December and MarchMonthly PFO MeetingsFamily School EventsVolunteer Opportunities

  • TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday8:00-8:30Morning workMorning workMorning workMorning workMorning work8:30-10:00Readers WorkshopReaders WorkshopReaders WorkshopReaders WorkshopReaders Workshop

    10:00-10:15Snack/ BR breakSnack/ BR breakSnack/ BR breakSnack/ BR breakSnack/ BR break10:20-11:10SpecialSpecialSpecialSpecialSpecial

    11:15-11:45Writers WorkshopWriters WorkshopWriters WorkshopWriters WorkshopWriters Workshop

    11:45-12:10RecessRecessRecessRecessRecess12:15-12:35Lunch LunchLunchLunch Lunch

    12:40-12:50Science/SSScience/SSScience/SSScience/SSScience/SS12:50-2:15MathMath MathMath Math

  • Common Core State StandardsClose reading change from a mile wide inch deep practiceComplex texts Informational texts shift 50/50 balanceStudent ownership of their thinkingText dependent questions- evidence based responsesShared research and writing projectsAcademic vocabulary emphasisGrammar and conventionsCultivate student independence

  • Balanced Literacy Approach

    Word workPhonics/Word PatternsPhonemic awarenessVocabularyGrammar

    Readers WorkshopRead AloudShared ReadingGuided readingIndependent/Partner reading/written responseComprehension StrategiesClose reading

    Writers WorkshopWriting ProcessAnalyzing text structures in a variety of genresStudy and model proficient writingIndependent Writing/ Writers Notebooks

  • Literacy Units of StudyFoundations StudyNarrativeInformational Author StudyPoetry

  • Mental MathWhole Group LessonPartner/Independent PracticeMath GamesReadiness and EnrichmentDaily Assessment (RSA)Math BoxesUnit Progress Checks/Open Response Tasks

    Everyday Math Game

  • Changes/Properties of Matter- Physical ScienceStudents will be able to recognize and describe the differences in the physical properties of solids, liquids and gases.

    Plants and Soils- Earth and Life ScienceStudents 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

  • CitizenshipStillmeadows Bill of RightsCurrent Eventswww.timeforkids.comPoliticsElection DayGovernmentMeet the MayorMaps and PlacesCity of Stamford BiographyPeople whove changed history

  • CitizenshipBest Effort

  • Bartlett ArboreteumCity of Stamford Bus TourEarth Day PicnicStamford Museum and Nature Center

  • Citizenship Award AssembliesPrincipal Award AssembliesHalloween HopLiteracy DayFamily Math Night

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