Monday, April 15

This week, we are:

Math: solving one step and two step word problems with addition and subtraction within 100.

Writing: writing an imaginative narrative about visiting Saturn.

Reading: determining author’s point/purpose in a text.

Language Arts: using irregular verbs and spelling words with prefix -re (paint, pay, group, new, turn, check, repaint, repay, regroup, renew, and recheck).

IB Central Idea: Positions on Earth determine observable sky patterns. We will wrap up the unit this week!

Important Information:

Intent Forms: Please return intent forms by Tuesday, April 23.

Teacher Requests for Next Year: Teacher requests-2n4u0dw

Class Wish List: Tissues, Clorox Wipes, Lysol spray, hand sanitizer, and colored construction paper

Intent Forms

Students are receiving intent forms for the 2019-2020 school year. Even if your student is not returning to Teasley, please note on the form and return. In addition, please send in any required documents with the intent forms.

Please complete and return by April 23!

Moon Tracker

Students are encouraged to look at the moon nightly outside and/or with the Moon Tracker site!

https://www.moongiant.com/phase/today/

Monday, April 8

Welcome back!

This week, we are:

Math: Partitioning rectangles, squares, and circles into halves, thirds, and fourths. Students are off to a great start with partitioning the shapes into equal parts! We are also reviewing the concept of fractions.

Writing: writing an opinion piece about the best season of the year. Students have made incredible connections from our IB unit!

Reading: identifying main idea and key details of informational texts about space and seasons. Our class will renew/return books at the Media Center this Friday!

Language Arts: decoding and spelling words with -un prefix (fair, unfair, happy, unhappy, load, unload, afraid, unafraid, likely, and unlikely).

IB Central Idea: Positions on Earth determine observable sky patterns. We will explore moon phases and the seasons of the year this week. We need regular sized oreos for an activity on Friday!

Important Information:

Class Wish List: Oreos for Friday’s science activity, tissues, and Clorox wipes.

Mother/Son Night: Hope everyone had a great break! 
Just a friendly reminder that we need volunteers for the Mother/Son Night of Fun coming up this Friday! This is a great opportunity for dads and/or moms of girls to serve while moms and sons enjoy the night of fun. Visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4ba9a822a6ff2-motherson to sign up Thanks so much for supporting our school and giving your time to make these events a success!

Monday, March 25

This week we are:

Math: naming, drawing, and describing 3D shapes as well as partitioning shapes into equal parts. We will work on partitioning shapes next week as well.

Writing: responding to an information passage about Saturn with a compare and contrast writing piece. Today, students received their opinion writing responses from last week with feedback on how they followed 2nd grade strategies. All three writing genres will be assessed towards the end of this quarter.

Reading: identifying the main idea and key details of an informational text. We are integrating this with informational texts related to our IB Central Idea!

Language Arts: spelling words with suffixes -ly (closely, friendly, really, gloomily, happily, angrily, quietly, safely, and luckily).

IB Central Idea: Positions on Earth determine observable sky patterns. We are exploring the sun’s effect on shadows more this week!

Important Information:

Spirit Night: Tomorrow night at US Café 5-8 pm!

Rise and Shine this week: The coaches are leading a fundraiser this week! Students who want to participate in Rise and Shine this week (Tuesday and Friday for 2nd grade) should bring $1 to participate.

Class Wish List: Tissues, hand sanitizer, and Clorox wipes.

Dress Down for $1: This Friday, March 29. Happy Spring Break!

Third Quarter Report Cards

Report Cards for the Third Quarter will go home tomorrow. Please sign the outer envelope and return to school on Monday. Contact me if you have any questions!

Perfect Attendance

Congratulations to the following students for perfect attendance for the Third Quarter! They will have a Dress Down Day on Monday, March 25!

Evana Deivansankar

Lana Grimes

Charley Hutto

Uma Maiga

Alayah Saunders

Monday, March 18

I cannot believe we are beginning the final quarter of 2nd grade!

This week, we are:

Math: recognizing, drawing, and describing the attributes (number of sides, angles, and faces) of shapes. We will mostly explore 2-D shapes and jump into 3D shapes later in the week.

Writing: responding to two texts with narrative and informational writing.

Reading: asking and answering questions with nonfiction texts.

Language Arts: identifying and using capital letters with proper nouns.

IB Central Idea: Positions on Earth determine observable sky patterns. We are exploring stars, constellations, the sun, and day versus night!

Important Information:

Wish List: tissues, Clorox wipes, and flashlights (borrowed is fine) for a science activity.

Report Cards: Third Quarter report cards will go home this Friday. Please sign and return the outer envelope on Monday.

Envelopes for Mrs. Hutto: Today, students received an envelope from Mrs. Hutto. Please return by the due date and contact her if you have any questions!

Perfect Attendance Dress Down Third Quarter: Students who have perfect attendance for the third quarter will be announced soon! Their Dress Down Day will be on Monday, March 25.

Talent Show: This Friday night at 6:30 pm is the K-2 Talent Show! We have some amazing students from our class shining bright on stage!

Monday, March 11

This week, we are:

Math: reviewing and assessing 3rd quarter skills such as money word problems, comparing numbers, reading numbers based on place value, and one/two step word problems. We will check in on fact fluency this week as well for adding and subtracting within 20.

Writing: writing an opinion piece on-demand.

Reading: comparing and contrasting two texts as well as reading level assessments.

Language Arts: spelling words with suffix endings- rounder, smoother, lighter, funniest, earliest, prettiest, bigger, sadder, hottest.

IB Central Idea: Positions on Earth determine observable sky patterns. We will explore stars this week!

Important Information:

Early Release: Wednesday is early release! Please plan accordingly and bring in notes for change of transportation.

Spring Picture Day: This Friday is Picture Day! We will take a class picture. Students can dress up for this picture. Please send in forms and payments on Friday.

Report Cards: Report Cards for the 3rd quarter will go home next week.

Field Day T-Shirts: 2nd grade field day t-shirt order forms and payments are due this Thursday!

Art Show: If you were unable to attend SPECIALS NIGHT at Teasley but still would like to purchase your child’s framed artwork, it is not too late!  Please send $27 (cash only) in an envelope marked ART SHOW which includes your child’s name and their teacher.  Payments must be made by Thursday, March 14th.  We will contact you when your child’s artwork arrives at Teasley!  Any questions, please contact Caroline.Adams@cobbk12.org.  Thank you so much!!  

Field Day T-Shirts

Today, students received an order form for Field Day t-shirts. The color will be similar to our yellow class t-shirts. The 2nd grade order forms and payments are due THURSDAY, MARCH 14!

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