Book Fair Closing Earlier on Friday

The Book Fair will close earlier than planned for pack up on Friday. It will be open for final purchases between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM!

We have thoroughly enjoyed seeing our families before and after the Thanksgiving lunches and look forward to seeing you again at the Spring Fair. Thank you for your support!

Ms. Crosby and Ms. Hogan

Monday, November 12

Thank you for all the support during our fundraiser and the Tiger Trot!

This week, we are:

Math: measuring objects in centimeters and inches as well as comparing the two units of measurement. This will prepare us to solve word problems with measurement soon!

Writing: organizing writing with transitions. Some students will able to revise and edit informational writing later this week!

Reading: describing the connections between a series of historical events with texts about Mary Musgrove for our IB Unit.

Language Arts: spelling oi/oy vowel dipthong words: point, broil, boy, joint, spoil, toy, enjoy, oyster, poison, and play (sight word). We will also explore root words this week.

IB Central Idea: Relationships impact outcomes. We will explore how Mary Musgrove, Tomochichi, and James Oglethorpe collaborated in early Georgia.

Important Information:

Thanksgiving Feast: Our class will have the Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday 12:40-1:20 pm. Please bring payments to the lunch for guest meals. We can’t wait to feast with our awesome families!

Progress Reports: On Friday, students demonstrating limited progress (1) on any report card standard for the 2nd Quarter will receive a Progress Report. Please sign and return after Thanksgiving Break.

Scholastic Book Fair: The Book Fair is here until Friday! Students can purchase books at the Book Fair 7:20-7:50 am or during the school day WITH parents. Students may go during the school day on their own 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

Tomorrow is the Tiger Trot!

Parents,

The Teasley Tiger Trot is tomorrow! Thank you to all our families who have been working hard to raise funds for our school. We truly appreciate your support!

There is only one day left in the program. That makes tonight THE LAST NIGHT FOR PLEDGING before the Teasley Tiger Trot.

Would you consider reaching out to one or two more sponsors tonight?

If you have any questions, please let me know. We hope to see you and your family tomorrow at the big event!

Have a wonderful day! 

P.S. It’s not too late to register your child on funrun.com! To sign up, search for your school or use our school registration code: 149197

WE ARE INCREDIBLE 2ND GRADERS!

Monday, November 5

This week, we are:

Math: fluently adding and subtracting within 100 using place value understanding (Base 10, Expanded Form, and Numberline).  We did a check-in on Friday. This will be assessed again this Friday. Students can practice strategies at home with math workbooks. We will do other check-ins throughout the week. These will be for feedback, not always graded.

Also, we will begin measuring objects in inches and feet. We will work on this measurement unit for two weeks.

Writing: concluding our informational topics and writing a first draft with all writing elements.

Reading: asking and answering questions with nonfiction texts. This will be assessed again on Friday. We will introduce logical connections in informational texts later this week.

Language Arts: exploring root words. Our spelling words of the week follow the schwa R-controlled pattern: hair, bear, flare, pair, wear, repair, cherry, barely, need, and off. 

Social Studies: describing how Cherokee and Creek American Indians used the land in Georgia. We will finish this unit with a summative task on Wednesday. We will begin a new IB unit on Thursday!

Unit of Inquiry: Living things adapt in their environment. Stay tuned for our new unit on Thursday!

Important Information

Tiger Trot: On Friday, students will run the Tiger Trot during our specials time! Our class is in 3rd place for money raised in the school! Yay! Keep gathering those pledges for the Teasley Sport Court!

Boosterthon Challenge: Tonight’s Nightly Challenge is the Double The Fun Challenge Any student who gets a pledge of ANY amount today or tomorrow, can wear a Crazy Socks to school on Wednesday! AND The class (Teacher gets to do the honors) with the most new pledges tonight will get a chance to PIE our Principal or Coach Homansky in the face Wednesday on the a.m. news!!!

Thanksgiving Feast: Our Thanksgiving Feast will take place on Thursday, November 15. Students received the yellow invitation and RSVP form today. RSVP’s are due THIS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH! While other grade levels have their feasts, we will have sack lunches in the classroom on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Donations for DG/Pearls: Our Teasley Distinguished Gentlemen and PEARLS students need your help! They will be assembling care packages to distribute to those in need as a community service project. They are asking for donations of items to include in these care packages. Please consider signing up to donate one or a few of these items. A box in the lobby will be available to collect the donations. Thank you in advance for your support!! We will be accepting these donations until November 7th.

No School Tomorrow: Due to the 4 day school week, the Dojo points goal for the week is 40 points.

Fundraiser Day 3

Fundraiser Day 2

Parents,

Our class is having a great time learning all about how to solve problems using character! Make sure to check in with your student today to see what they’ve been learning through MindSpark Mystery Lab!

I wanted to give you an update on our class’s progress! Our class has reached $10 on our Pledge O Meter. We think we can make it even further to help our school!

Will you help us by reaching out to one or two more sponsors tonight?

If you haven’t yet registered your student on funrun.com, don’t worry, there’s still time to do it! Plus, once you’re registered, you’ll find lots of fun, easy ways to reach out to sponsors like our Easy Emailer, Facebook Share button, or even the Student Star Video!

Thank you for your support of our school!

Let me know if you have questions!

-Amy Nichols

P.S. The EASIEST way to ask for pledges is simply to click the “Share on Facebook” button on your student’s pledge page. On average, sharing a pledge on Facebook increases total pledges by almost $50 with a single click!

Tuesday, October 30

Fundraising: We had an awesome Kick-Off today for the Tiger Trot! Please register your student online! There are individual and class prizes for fundraising! Tomorrow, students may wear a hat with their standard attire to celebrate the first day of the fundraiser!

Class Donations: Candy pumpkins/candy corn and toothpicks for Science activity TOMORROW! We need plastic bags for an activity on Thursday. Thanks!

Monday, October 29

This week, we are:

Math: fluently adding and subtracting within 100 using place value understanding (Base 10, Expanded Form, and Numberline).  We did a check-in on Friday. This will be assessed again this Friday. Students can practice strategies at home with math workbooks.

Writing: introducing our informational topics and building body of writing with facts and details.

Reading: asking and answering questions with nonfiction texts. This will be assessed again on Friday.

Language Arts: Using apostrophes with contractions and possessives. We will spell more r-controlled words with week: learn, girl, turn, heard, twirl, churn, person, dirty, turnip, another, because

Social Studies: describing how Cherokee and Creek American Indians used the land in Georgia. This week, we will build blueprints of American Indian homes with items from nature.

Unit of Inquiry: Living things adapt in their environment.

Important Information:

Class Wish List: Candy pumpkins and toothpicks for Wednesday’s building activity and plastic bags for Social Studies activity on Thursday/Friday.

Tiger Trot Kick-off: Tomorrow afternoon, Teasley students will attend a kick-off for the Tiger Trot! Due to this schedule change, we will have lunch earlier in the day at 10:15-10:45 am.

Tiger Trot: Students will participate in a fun run during school on Friday, November 9th! Stay tuned for more information about fundraising and our class team!

Donations for DG/Pearls: Our Teasley Distinguished Gentlemen and PEARLS students need your help! They will be assembling care packages to distribute to those in need as a community service project. They are asking for donations of items to include in these care packages. Please consider signing up to donate one or a few of these items. A box in the lobby will be available to collect the donations. Thank you in advance for your support!! We will be accepting these donations until November 7th. 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d48a8ac28a4f58-distinguished

Treats for Troops: 

Treats for Troops!!!

Our Student Council is partnering with A+ Pediatric Dentistry of

Atlanta again this year to collect candy for Operation Gratitude!

Operation Gratitude is a non-profit organization that ships care packages to our troops around the globe.

 

On Thursday and Friday, Nox. 1-2, bring in some of your extra Trick or Treating candy to share with the troops.

You can also take your candy to the Candy Buy Back Party at A+ Dentistry on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 4:00-6:00.

Holiday Assistance: Do you know someone in need of Holiday Assistance for their children?  The MUST toy shop registration is open in our area from October 29-November 3.  Please check out the following link on our Counselors’ Blog for more information:  http://www.cobblearning.net/oliver/latest-news/

Thursday, October 25

Teasley Soccer Team Escorts: Check out this opportunity to support 5th grade and the Teasley Soccer Team! Second Grade soccer escorts-wb020q

Class T-Shirts: Class t-shirts were passed out to students who ordered them!

Addition and Subtraction: We will teach and review adding and subtracting two digit numbers for one more week. Please practice at home with math workbooks. Students can bring home their math notebooks anytime they want to show your their strategies!

Monday, October 22

This week, we are:

Math: fluently adding and subtracting within 100 using place value understanding (Base 10, Expanded Form, and Numberline).  Today, we introduced subtraction with two digit numbers and the numberline strategy. Students can practice strategies at home with math workbooks.

Writing: researching a topic for an expert piece with databases on the Cobb Digital Library.

Reading: asking and answering questions with nonfiction texts. This will be assessed on Friday.

Language Arts: Using apostrophes with contractions and possessives. We will spell more r-controlled words with week: score, fort, horn, shore, short, thorn, before, forest, hornet, don’t

Social Studies: describing how Cherokee and Creek American Indians used the land in Georgia.

Unit of Inquiry: Living things adapt in their environment.

Important Information:

Red Ribbon Week: Red Ribbon Week is a time for us to focus on healthy behaviors and drug and bully free choices.   The theme is “Life is your Journey-Travel Drug Free. Red Ribbon week was started all across the United States in 1985 in honor of a United States drug enforcement officer who was harmed by people who sold drugs.  People started wearing and displaying red ribbons to show support for the fight against drugs. This month, October, is also National Bullying Prevention MonthThis week we will have special fun theme days each day to show our support and remind us of the fight against bullying and drugs as well as our decision to make healthy choices.

****Remember, You still have to wear standard school attire bottoms  (except for career dress up day)!! If you have any questions about Teasley’s celebration of Red Ribbon Week, contact the School Counselors- Mrs. S. Harris or Mrs. C. Oliver.

 

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