October 29

Happy Birthday!

                   

Red Ribbon Week: red shirts, team shirts, hats and crazy socks.

                           

Library visit

                          

 

        

         

 

                                            

 Fall Craft Day: Fruit cup candy corn, spider cookies, Jack O’ Lantern toss, Halloween sight word bingo, pin the nose on the Jack O’ Lantern, and “at” family bat hats made for a fun morning. Thank you for all your contributions and a special thanks to our parent volunteers.

Important Dates:

  • Wednesday November 1- library
  • Thursday November 2- Art Barn field trip (look for information coming home on Monday)
  • Friday November 3- All Pro Dads 7 am, School tour 8:15
  • Tuesday November 7th- student holiday, teacher workday
  • Friday November 10th- Tiger Trot!
  • Tuesday November 14th- Kindergarten Thanksgiving Lunch– please be sure to RSVP, you do not want to miss this! We will eat from 12:50-1:30, please let me know if you do not have an RSVP form.

What we are studying this week:

ELA:

  • Reading- story structure: character, setting, problem, solution using books about farms
  • Sight Words: for, get, come, each, find
  • Phonics: beginning and ending Ss, also short a word families, Show and tell: Ss or  short a

Math:

  • Counting to 100- assessment this Friday
  • Comparing objects using measurable objects: including measuring our own pumpkins!

Social Studies:

  • American symbols: Statue of Liberty, Bald Eagle
  • Begin practicing your address with your student: street, city, state, country

Writing:

  • Informational writing: finish our pumpkin life cycle books

 

 

 

October 23

Red Ribbon Week!

  • Monday: Wear a red shirt and standard attire pants to celebrate living a healthy lifestyle.
  • Tuesday: Wear a hat or cap as a symbol of your intention to make positive choices for yourself.
  • Wednesday: Wear your favorite team shirt to show you support teamwork and cooperation.
  • Thursday: Wear mismatched or crazy socks to show others you are making choices that will move you forward in life. Students are challenged to put away their devices and get outside to play.
  • Friday: Wear a super hero shirt or cape to show you are strong and will resist bad choices. Students are encouraged to do something nice for a friend or family member.

Important dates:

  • Library: Wednesday October 25
  • Friday October 27: PTA dress down day- bring a dollar to wear something other than standard attire/super hero cape or shirt.
  • Friday October 27: Show and tell: Mm, short a, rhyming with the “am” word family
  • Friday November 3: All pro dads and School tour

What we are studying:

It’s pumpkin week!

ELA: 

  • Reading- sequencing using pumpkin life cycle
  • Phonics- initial Mm, “am” words family
  • sight words: call, are, this, down, look

Math:

  • counting to 100
  • describing objects using measurable attributes ie. length, height, weight. we will beusing real pumpkins for a part of this!

Writing: 

  • Informational writing: the life cycle of a pumpkin

Science:

  • Pumpkins: sink/float, using our 5 senses to describe, pumpkin life cycle

 

 

October 19

Cobb Digital Library Home Access Update:

The Cobb Digital Library login has changed! The login credentials are now the same as your child’s Office 365 login.

www.mackinvia.com AND O365:
Username: First.Last@students.cobbk12.org
Password: Computer / Network password

 

The Biblionasium/Destiny login credentials have NOT changed. Students will still use their student number and computer / network password to access these databases.

 

Good Day Teasley Parents,

We are gearing up for our annual Veteran’s Day Celebration.  Our fabulous 2nd Graders will entertain us with song, dance and spoken word as we honor those who have served our country.  All are welcome to attend our celebration November 2nd at 6:30 in the Teasley Gym.

 

We would love to recognize moms, dads, grandparents, aunts and uncles, neighbors and family friends who have served in any branch of the military at our program.  If you know of anyone who would be a great honoree, please have them to sign up using the Google Link below.  We are hoping for a great turn out.  It will be an honor to see and shake hands of all who have served.

 

Deadline for honorees is November 1st.

Thank you so much for spreading the word about our program and we hope that you will join us.

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1cY4YazlrLKnUq1wEQiboGlWcNpNWiRkd2I0oKeMft4c/edit?uiv=1

Regards,

Roxanne Mungin

Ed. S.

Teasley Music Specialist

October 16

Hispanic Heritage Day

                

                                       

 

Our class display about Uruguay and some fun in Senora Vega’s photo booth.

                                                                                                           

                                                              

                                                    

                                            

We visited the countries of Cuba, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, and Argentina. Our own Jaydence got to dance with Senora Vega during the assembly and we enjoyed Mrs. Hogan’s dancing.

 

Important Dates:

  • Conference week- early dismissal 10-16 – 10/20 -dismiss at 12:30
  • Book fair visit: Tuesday October 17. You may visit the book fair before or after your conference during school hours.
  • Thursday October 19- Bella’s spirit night- 5:00- 8:00 pm
  • Friday October 20- show and tell- letters V,W,X, Y, Z
  • Career Day Friday October 20
  • Thursday October 26- Kindergarten fall craft day (feel free to join us from 8:30-9:30)
  • Thursday November 2- Art Barn Field trip. Parents are welcome to come with us but need to drive separately and pay the entry fee of  $11.00. Please email me if you would like to join us this is a fun trip!

What we are learning:

ELA: 

  • sight words- call, down, are, this, look
  • letters-  Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy, Zz (these are also the letters for show and tell on Friday.
  • Informational texts: bats and spiders

Writing:

  • Informational writing about bats and spiders, also practice with spacing and upper and lower case letters

Math:

  • Counting to 100

Science:

  • Compare and contrast the day and night sky  (perfect for studying bats!)

 

Perfect Attendance

Congratulations to the following students who had PERFECT ATTENDANCE (0 absences and 0 tardies) for the 1st Quarter:

Tomiwa

Penelope

Noah G

 

Thank you, parents, for getting your child to school on time every day!  Your child is allowed to dress down this Wednesday, October 11th and will receive a Chick-fil-A coupon for a free ice cream.  The count for the 2nd quarter is on and we would love to have at least half the class receive perfect attendance.

October 8

           Happy Birthday!

Thanks for sharing the puppy that you were puppy-sitting.

Party Animals!!!

 

  

We got to see venomous and poisonous and all kinds of fun animals at our Part Animals- in school field trip. Tree frog, snake, chinchilla, jungle cockroach (supposedly they are cleaner than ours!), Blue tongue skenk, 25 year old turtle, Tiger Salamander, largest (and most deadly- he stayed in a container) species of frog “Fat Back”, tarantula (and his exoskeleton- thank you Brooks for carrying), leopard gecko, dwarf rabbit, and an Iguana from Cuba!

Celebrating Fall Break with a Popsicle party on the playground.

 

Mrs. Rabinovich’s 2nd grade class came to share their narrative stories with us. They are very good writers.

 

Collaboratively creating the South Atlantic Ocean along the coast of Uruguay.


Important dates:

  • October 9- turn in Uruguay animal

  • 10/11- Library to check out books

  • The book fair is coming! It will be held in the Media Center during conference week.Visit the fair with your student or shop online.Read more information on the Library Blog: http://www.cobblearning.net/teasleylibrary/

  • We will visit the library for a preview time Friday October 13. We will go on October 17 to actually shop (please feel free to shop with your child before or after your conference also).

  • Early release dates- 12:30- October 12, and October 16-20.

  • Please sign up for a conference date if you have not yet.

          http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4fabab23a5f85-fall

          

ELA:

  • Reading:This week we will be learning how to retell a story using important sequence of events

  • Phonics: r, Ss, Tt, U, – letter sound and correct formation; rhyming words; number of words in a sentence

  • Sight words:review list A

Math:

  • Counting to 100

  • Counting strategies, counting to answer “how many?”

  • Analyze 3 D shapes: be able to compare and contrast shapes: edges, vertices, and faces, sort and count

  • Classify objects into given categories and count the objects. (ex. Group by shape or color and then count how many objects are in the group.

Writing:

  • We are beginning our Unit of Informational Writing.

Social Studies:

    Christopher Columbus, Comparing now and long ago, comparing a map and a globe

    vocabulary

  • Now, long ago

  • Before, after

  • Today, tomorrow, yesterday

  • First, last, next

  • Day, week, month, year

  • Past, present, future

 

 


 

Fall Conference Sign Up

Here is the link to sign up for Fall conferences. If you do not have a sign up genius account you will need to create one (its free).

Please let me know if you have any trouble with this.

Thank you!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4fabab23a5f85-fall

 

 

 

October 1

Important Information:

  • Parents – Our annual Career Day is coming up on Friday, October 20.  If you or someone you know can volunteer to present at Career Day please complete the attached form by Friday, October 6.  We look forward to having many of you participate.  If you have questions, please contact one of our school counselors!

           https://goo.gl/forms/mlNS3ROKXuoxGi4I2

  • Ms. Comegys and I would love to come watch our students activities this fall. If your student is involved in a sport or other activity and you would like to share their schedule with us we will try to attend one.

  • Extra such as chips and ice cream are available when your student buys lunch, for an extra charge. I can not tell your student not to buy something extra, if there is money on their account they can purchase what they want. You are able to contact the lunchroom manager and ask an alert to be placed on their accoun- for example that they are onlt allowed to buy and extra item on Fridays (when ice cream is generally available) or that they are not allowed any extras.

  • Please look out for an email tomorrow afternoon regarding sign ups for Fall Conference Week. I will also post a link on this blog.

Upcoming Dates:

  • Wednesday October 4: library

  • Thursday October 5: Prospective parent coffee in the Media Center at 8:15 am

  • Friday October 6: All Pro Dad’s at 7am

  • Friday October 6: Grub Burger Spirit Night at 5 pm.

  • Thursday October 12: early release

  • Thursday October 12: Publix Math Night

What we are learning:

ELA:

  • Reading: We are going to be studying characters for the next 3 weeks. What can you learn about a character by what he/she says, does, thinks, or feels?
  • Phonics: Oo, Pp, Qq, and adding Rr- review  letter sound and correct formation; rhyming words; number of words in a sentence
  • Sight words: you, an, can, no, am,

Math:

  • Counting to 100
  • Counting strategies, counting to answer “how many?”
  • Analyze 3 D shapes: be able to compare and contrast shapes: edges, vertices, and faces.
  • Classify objects into given categories and count the objects. (ex. Group by shape or color and then count how many objects are in the group.

Writing:

  • Continuing to learn about narrative writing: drawing, labeling, writing sentences

Science:

  • Motion: students will name the type of motion and sort objects according to how they move (back and forth, zig zag, round and round, fast and slow. Also push, pull, and roll common objects (such as 3 d shapes) and describe their motion.

Social Studies:

  • We are learning about Uruguay as part of Teasleys’ Hispanic Heritage Celebration.