Samuel Everitt Elementary School Back to School Night

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Samuel Everitt Elementary School Back to School Night. Thank you for coming! Please add your name to the Sign-in sheet. 2 nd Grade Class Schedule. Homework Policies. Homework to be turned in the following day Please sign/initial y our childs agenda book each night Expect: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Samuel Everitt Elementary SchoolBack to School NightThank you for coming!Please add your nameto theSign-in sheet

  • 2nd Grade Class Schedule

    TimesDay 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 58:50 9:00Attendance & AnnouncementsAttendance & AnnouncementsAttendance & AnnouncementsAttendance & AnnouncementsAttendance & Announcements9:00 9:15Morning MeetingMorning MeetingMorning MeetingMorning MeetingMorning Meeting9:15 10:15MathMathMathMathMath10:15 10:20SnackSnackSnackSnackSnack10:20 11:20Reading Language ArtsReading Language ArtsReading Language ArtsReading Language ArtsReading Language Arts11:20 12:20Recess/LunchRecess/LunchRecess/LunchRecess/LunchRecess/Lunch12:20 1:30Writers WorkshopWriters WorkshopWriters WorkshopWriters WorkshopWriters Workshop1:30 - 2:15Science / Social StudiesScience / Social StudiesScience / Social StudiesScience / Social StudiesScience / Social Studies2:15 3:05B-GymK-MusicA-ArtB-LibraryK-ArtA-MusicB-MusicK-GymA-LibraryB-ComputerK-ComputerA-ComputerB-ArtK-LibraryA-Gym

  • Homework PoliciesHomework to be turned in the following dayPlease sign/initial your childs agenda book each nightExpect: Reading and Language Arts-Superkids Backpack Page Monday Thursday-Reading nightlyMath-Math fact practice-Homework page 2-4 times a week after a lesson has been completed

  • Parent ResponsibilitiesSign and check assignment book nightlyCheck to make sure your childs homework is done neatly and correctlyReturn any forms or paperwork sent homeEncourage your child to read independently for at least 10-20 minutes each night and practice Math facts dailySend in an absence note the day after your child is absent from schoolKeep me informed of any problems or concerns that would effect your childs school day.REMEMBER:Parents + Teacher = Successful student

  • Math Math in Focus Math series based on principles of Singapore Math.Basic (Pictorial)ConcreteAbstractExtensive use of manipulatives to enhance student understanding of concepts and processes. DreamboxOnline program to supplement instructionPassword to allow access at home will be provided

  • Language Arts/ReadingSuperkidsProgram developed by Pleasant Rowland (American Girls author). Designed exclusively for young, developing readers (Kindergarten thru 2nd grade)Emphasis on:FluencyPhonicsComprehensionEncoding-Non-Fiction SUPER magazine

  • RAZ Kids~ Program designed to allow students to read at their levels. ~ Hundreds of eBooks on a variety of subjects with quizzes to check for comprehension~ Available for use in school and at home

  • Writers WorkshopAfternoon block of Language Arts timeFocus on development of writing skillsSentence structureVivid languageTypes of writing (Personal Narrative, Persuasive, Poetry, and Informational)Students will be making books and developing their own personal writers notebookIncludes cursive writing (to begin mid-year)

  • Science & Social StudiesScienceFOSS Science kits utilizing hands-on observation and experimentation to foster skills and interest in Science Units: Insects & Soils

    Social StudiesUnits: Constitution & Government Our Community Early Settlers and First AmericansNatural Resources & LandformsValleys, lakes, mountains, islands, volcanos, oceans, rivers, etc.Home Project Diorama or Poster (second half of year)

  • SpecialsAll classes will have the following Specials:Art, Computers, Gym, Library, and Music.***Gym*** sneakers must be worn to participateIn the interest of safety NO jewelry is permitted

    TeacherDay 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5BakerGymLibraryMusicLabArtKerperMusicArtGymLabLibraryArnerArtMusicLibraryLabGym

  • Standardized Assessments This YearMAP Taken by students on computers3 tests given in October, January, and MayDibels Taken by students in primary grades K-2Tests fluency rate, segmenting of words, recognition of letter sounds, and nonsense word fluency Given in September, January, and MayDRALeveled reading test given in grades 1 through 5Tests fluency rate and comprehensionGiven in October, February and May Words Their Way Spelling Inventory Test Tests spelling strategies Given September & FebruaryWriting AssessmentsResponding to grade level appropriate promptsGiven October, January and May

  • And finally, a few last tidbits . . . November Conferences Before and after school the week before ThanksgivingAs well as the week of ThanksgivingRequest forms will be sent home in early November2nd Grade FestivitiesHalloween Party and paradeStudents change AFTER lunch NO costumes to be worn to schoolWinter Break Party: last student day before breakValentines Day Party: Ice Cream Social Field DayField TripSchool Play: Tearing Down the White HouseFamily Fun Day:school-wide, last full day of school


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