Curriculum Night - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


PPT – Curriculum Night PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 7f6171-ZmRhN


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation

Curriculum Night


Welcome Curriculum Night Second Grade – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:51
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 21
Provided by: LucaT152
Learn more at:


Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Curriculum Night

  • Curriculum Night
  • Second Grade

  • Joann Robisheaux
  • Glenda Gonzalez
  • Charla Stansbury
  • Kathleen Martello
  • Jessica Wicke
  • Karen Springer
  • Megan Engels
  • Teresa Hall
  • Beth Amaro
  • Marilyn Gonzales

Procedures in Our Room
  • What comes home daily?
  • The Conduct Card
  • Planner
  • Homework Folder

Procedures in Our Room
  • What else comes home?
  • On Monday, I will send home a Take Home Reader
    (THR), a Reading Worksheet, and Word Study
    practice. Your child should complete these and
    return on Friday. Thursday night your child will
    illustrate their poem. You can respond to your
    childs letter on Friday. Fluency word cards will
    come home in a baggie to study for tests.
  • On Tuesday, the Tuesday Folder comes home. This
    has graded work, work that I have looked over,
    and flyers from the school.
  • Homework is given on Mondays for Reading and for
    math. Always read the planner for any changes in

9 Week Grading Periods.
  • Please sign and return progress reports. The
    first one will go home Sept. 23rd.
  • Please sign and return report cards. The first
    one goes home Oct. 24th.
  • This lets the teachers know you have seen your
    childs grades.
  • If you have questions or concerns, please
  • email or call me.

Important Information
  • Lunch Money
  • If sending money to school, put it in an envelope
    or baggie with
  • The students name
  • The teachers name
  • What the money is for
  • Change of transportation send a note or call
    the school before 300 pm. It can not be changed
    without documentation.
  • IDs- Students should be wearing these daily. If
    they are lost, they cost 2.00 to replace the ID,
    and 1.00 to replace the lanyard.
  • For safety reasons, students are required to wear
    the provided break-away lanyard. Students who are
    not wearing IDs daily will receive one warning,
    after that they will receive a conduct mark for
    organization. This is KISD policy.

Important Information
  • Change of Phone Number If you change your phone
    number during the school year, please update both
    the front office and the teachers.
  • Rainy Day Plans- If you want your child to go
    home a different way when it rains, please make
    sure you have let the teacher know. Keep this
    information updated as well.
  • Birthdays-If you send birthday treats, please let
    us know in advance and send napkins? No party
    invitations may be handed out at school.

Language Arts
  • Reading
  • Read Alouds and Shared Reading
  • Readers Workshop
  • Language
  • Writing Workshop
  • Focus Poetry
  • Word Work
  • Handwriting
  • Manuscript
  • Cursive

Reading/Writing Workshop
  • What is Reading Workshop?
  • ? Teaches skills and strategies that are
  • necessary for all readers/writers
  • ? Gives students the time to read just
  • right books to practice strategies/write about
    topics that interest the student
  • ? Provides time for one-on-one and small
  • group teaching

Reading/Writing Workshop
  • What are the components of Reading/Writing
  • ? Minilesson- teacher teaches a short
  • lesson on a reading/writing skill
  • ? Independent Reading/writing- students practice
  • the reading skill
  • ? Share- students share how they used
  • the reading skill in their reading that day
    and they share their writing

Reading/Writing Workshop
  • Instruction is differentiated during the
  • Independent reading/writing portion of
  • Reading/Writing workshop through
  • ? Reading/Writing Conferences- teachers teach
  • one student a reading skill that meets the
    students needs
  • ? Guided Reading/Writing/Strategy Lessons
  • teach a small group of students reading/writing
    skills that meet the needs of the group

Word Work
  • Parent Resources
  • Check out for many resources
  • - overview Word Study PowerPoint presentation
  • - word banks (with the focus of the week and
    assessment dates)
  • - letter tiles that can be printed to
    practice building words at home
  • - research articles
  • Just click on the parent page and then the Word
    Study tab.

Math-First 9 Weeks
  • Numeracy up to 500
  • Place Value up to 500
  • Odd and Even numbers
  • Graphing, using pictographs and bar graphs.
  • Reading a thermometer
  • Number lines
  • Patterns
  • Using strategies Act it Out and Look for a
    Pattern to solve problems
  • Building problem solving skills and stamina
  • Writing about our math thinking.

Math-Looking Ahead
  • Addition and Subtraction to 18
  • Money, counting money
  • Reading clocks to the 5 minute interval
  • Addition and Subtraction with regrouping
  • Geometry, Measurements, Fractions
  • Numeracy up to 1200

Math-Fact Fluency
  • Fact Fluency (the new fast facts)
  • Why? To help students develop fluency and
    automaticity of basic facts
  • What will it look like?
  • Meaningful practice
  • Students will have a variety of practice
    opportunities (games, activities, and connections
    to literature) that will cover the facts learned
    in class
  • Fact Checks
  • Cover a specific strategy learned in the
  • Used to guide instruction
  • End of 9-weeks Assessment
  • Will cover all of the facts learned in that

Science-First 9 Weeks
  • Healthy habits
  • Preventing the spread of germs
  • Body systems
  • Visiting the science lab

Social Studies-First 9 Weeks
  • Identifying ways to be a good citizen
  • Understanding, identifying, and creating maps.
  • Create timelines and understand use vocabulary to
    learn about the past, present and future.
  • Learn about national holidays such as Veterans
    Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and

Social Studies-Looking Ahead
  • History
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Government
  • Citizenship
  • Culture

  • I plan to start meeting with all parents later in
    September for yearly conferences. However, please
    feel free to contact me anytime
  • send a note, email, or call.
  • Dont forget to scan before you go?
  • Or, find my information on the Schmalz website.

Thanks for Coming!
  • By working together, we can assure each
    childs success.
  • It will be a fabulous year!