Monday, May 18

We made it to the last three days of 2nd grade! I loved seeing many of you on Friday. Let’s have some virtual fun this week!

Monday, May 18: We will have our Kids Choice Awards Ceremony at 11:30 am on Zoom. Students are welcome to dress up if they would like to. For the Seesaw activity, students can complete a Memory Book of the school year.

Tuesday, May 19: 2nd grade will have a Zoom to celebrate the school year at 10:00 am. Wear your class t-shirt at the Zoom for fun! The Seesaw activity will be a summer activity with a Flat Stanley for the teacher and the student.

Wednesday, May 20: Since it is the LAST day of school, we will have a Zoom at 11:30 am to celebrate the year with our class! Students will discuss their Seesaw activities for the week, including the Summer Bucket List.

Monday, May 11

This week, we are:

Reading: reviewing 2nd grade reading skills such as retelling main events of a story, describing characters, and compare and contrast.

Writing: writing a reflection of IB Learner Profile Traits from the entire school year.

Math: reviewing numerous 2nd grade math skills such as place value.

Important Information:

Monday Zoom: Today, we will meet at 11:30 am to share about Field Day and Mother’s Day.

Wednesday Zoom: 11:30 am for Wellness Wednesday sharing and activity!

Thursday Zoom: Join us for a lunchtime read-aloud at 11:30 am! There will be no Zoom on Friday due to Student Materials Pick Up.

Student Materials Pick Up: On Friday, May 15th, 2nd grade teachers will be handing out student materials 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the back of the school near the ASP entrance. Be sure to place a sign in your car with student name, grade, and teacher name.

Virtual Field Day

Tomorrow is Teasley’s Virtual Field Day! Have fun trying out these activities at home tomorrow! We will try some out during our Zoom tomorrow as well! Add your results to the Open Teasley Scorecard or email your results to either coach: sarah.andretta@cobbk12.org eric.homansky@cobbk12.org

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Monday, May 4

This week, we are:

Reading: comparing and contrasting the main points of two informational texts.

Writing: writing an opinion writing piece with reasons and examples.

Math: reviewing numerous 2nd grade math skills such as place value.

Important Information:

Monday Zoom: Today, we will meet “outside” at 11:30 am for sharing time!

Wednesday Zoom: 11:30 am for Wellness Wednesday sharing and activity!

Friday Zoom: 11:30 am for Lunchtime Read-Aloud!

Student Materials Pick Up: On Friday, May 15th, 2nd grade teachers will be handing out student materials 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the back of the school near the ASP entrance. Be sure to place a sign in your car with name, grade, and teacher name.

Wednesday, April 29

Intent Forms:

As Teasley prepares for the upcoming school year, we must have accurate information on file for your student and family. We need your help ensuring that the information on file is correct, and to determine how many Teasley students will be returning for the 2020-2021 school year. Please click the link below and complete the form for EACH of your students. If your student is looping with their current teacher to the next grade level, we still need you to complete this form. This form must be completed for each student individually. Also, for your child to be placed on a class roster for the 2020-2021 school year at Teasley Elementary, you must provide an updated lease, if your lease has expired or will expire before August 3, 2020. You must provide an updated lease and current utility bill prior to the first day of school. If any of these required documents are not received, your child WILL NOT be on a roster for the 2020-2021 school year. If you have moved outside of the Teasley Elementary attendance zone, and would like to remain, you must complete the Continuation of Enrollment form online at cobbk12.org. There will be a separate email with a separate form to complete for all 5th grade students. If you have a child who is also in 5th grade, please be on the lookout for that email as well. Please have these forms completed and submitted no later than May 11th. Please email any lease and utility information to joy.warren@cobbk12.org. Thank you for your continued support during these digital learning days!

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Thursday Zoom: Tomorrow, we will have our lunchtime read-aloud Zoom at 11:30 am instead of on Friday. I will read a book about animals in the jungle! The link will be sent out tomorrow morning.

Monday, April 27

This week, we are:

Reading: comparing and contrasting the main points of two informational texts.

Writing: writing an informational piece comparing and contrasting two animal life cycles from two different animal categories. Students are continuing the writing they began last week.

Math: making equal groups of objects and using repeated addition to find the total as a sum of equal addends. This standards prepares students for multiplication in 3rd grade.

Important Information:

Monday Zoom Meeting: Today, we will have Something to Share time at our Zoom Meeting at 11:30 am! Students can show or explain something at their home or an activity they did over the weekend.

Wednesday Zoom Meeting: On Wednesday, students will share an activity or snack for Wellness Wednesday!

Thursday Zoom Meeting: We will have an animal themed Zoom at 11:30 am for lunchtime read-aloud!

Blackboard Email and ParentVue: Last week, an email was sent to Teasley parents via Blackboard containing important information and updates for Digital Learning as well as preparing for the next school year. The email also included this letter regarding Digital Learning and ParentVue. 2020 April Letter to Parents

Some Good Teasley News: During this unusual time of distance learning, we continue to hear about special moments, gestures and events happening in our community.   Teasley students, teachers, families and community helpers are standing out for the simple ways they help and show they care for others.

Coach Homansky and Senora Vega created the Teasley “Some Good News” show.  The first episode will be posted on our Facebook  page and we will post a new episode every Monday.  We will also post Good News videos throughout the week!

We would love for all of our Teasley families to be a part of this. To participate, please record a short video telling us about something good you saw.  Kindness, compassion, creativity, you name it! We would love to hear stories about community helpers you see too.  Maybe you want to make something for your mail carrier or to leave treats on your porch for the delivery person?  Plus healthcare workers of course! Or it might be something you that happed  3 weeks ago.

Families and staff can share their stories by emailing videos to teasleygoodnews@gmail.com.  If someone feels shy, you  can just take a picture and email it with the story!   Thank you for everything you do!

Monday, April 20

This week, we are:

Reading: identifying author’s purpose and the topic of an informational text. We will complete our study of this standard this week.

Writing: writing an informational piece comparing and contrasting two animal life cycles from two different animal categories. The published piece will be completed on Thursday or Friday this week.

Math: making equal groups of objects and using repeated addition to find the total as a sum of equal addends. This standards prepares students for multiplication in 3rd grade.

Important Information:

Monday Zoom Meeting: Today, we will have Something to Share time at our Zoom Meeting at 11:30 am! Students can show or explain something at their home or an activity they did over the weekend.

Wednesday Zoom Meeting: On Wednesday, students will share an activity or snack for Wellness Wednesday!

Friday Zoom Meeting: We will have a Fun in the Sun themed Lunchtime Read-Aloud! Come dressed in accessories for the theme if you’d like!

Blackboard Email and ParentVue: This morning, an email was sent to Teasley parents via Blackboard containing important information and updates for Digital Learning as well as preparing for the next school year. The email also included this letter regarding Digital Learning and ParentVue. 2020 April Letter to Parents

 

Thursday, April 16

Friday Zoom Meeting: Tomorrow, our class will have a Fun Friday Lunchtime Read-Aloud on Zoom at 11:30 am! I will read a fun book to the students while we enjoy lunch/time together.

Monday Zoom Meeting: This Monday, we will have Something to Share time at our Zoom Meeting at 11:30 am! Students can show or explain something at their home or an activity they did over the weekend.

Six Flags Reading Logs: If your family is choosing to complete the Six Flags Reading Logs, they are due tomorrow! Due to the current circumstances, families will be completing everything online and the tickets will be sent directly to families.

Monday, April 13

This week, we are:

Reading: identifying and explaining the author’s purpose (explain, describe, or answer) in informational texts.

Language Arts: understanding suffixes and using them in a sentence.

Writing: writing a narrative about how a seed becomes a plant. Even though the topic is related to science, students must tell a story in their narrative! Be creative and have fun with dialogue, thoughts, feelings, and action!

Math: partitioning shapes into halves, thirds, and fourths.

Inquiry: describing the life cycle of a frog. On Thursday, students will learn about the life cycle of a frog and complete an activity to demonstrate their understanding.

Important Information:

New Digital Learning Schedule: Per the new Cobb County School District expectations, we will assign learning activities Monday-Thursday. On Friday, students can catch up on learning activities. We will still have a Fun Friday Zoom at 11:30.

Zoom Class Meetings: We will continue to have Zooms on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:30 am.

Digital Learning and Zoom Class Meeting Expectations

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Please share with your students the expectations for Digital Learning and Zoom Class Meetings in 2nd grade. I am looking forward to feeling like we are in a routine on week three.

The next Zoom Class Meeting will be Wednesday. I will post the time on Tuesday evening and the link Wednesday morning.

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