Mrs. Campisi's Second Grade Class

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November 10, 2017: Newsletter

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Congratulations to Selah Howell and Joe Jones for being awesome Star Students last week and this week!  We loved learning about them:)  Happy Birthday wishes go to Summer Leclair!  Thank you so much to the kind volunteers who provided donations and time for our Harvest Centers and our Book Buddy Feast…our class appreciates you!
Upcoming Events:

November 15:  Ford’s Friends and Family Thanksgiving Feast:  10:35-11:20.

November 20-24:  Thanksgiving holidays:  No school!

December 18:  2nd Grade Holiday Party:  9:15-10:15

December 20:  Ford Talent Show:  8:15

What have we been learning?
READING:  For the past few weeks our focus has been reading nonfiction text and finding text evidence to answer comprehension questions related to key ideas in informational stories:  Who?  What?  When?  Where?  What?  How?  We have been noticing how authors organize nonfiction writing by main ideas and details.  This will direct us in our informational writing!  Please encourage your child to use our fabulous Cobb Digital Library as a resource to MANY books and databases of information.  At home, simply click on the link on Ford’s web page.  Your child’s username is their 365 one:  [email protected]  Passwords are the ones they use at school.  Students should know these.  Next week, students will be choosing a topic to research.  This research will be used to write an informational story.  We will be using CDL and our Learning Commons books!
PHONICS/SPELLING:  This week’s spelling pattern focused on the “Bossy R” patterns of /er/, /ir/, and /ur/.  Next week we continue R-controlled vowels:  long vowel A:  /air/, /are/, and /ear/.  Students are expected to use these and previously taught patterns in everyday writing as well as grade level sight words.
GRAMMAR:  Now that we know what pronouns are, we have learned what reflexive pronouns are and what they modify.  This week we studied root/base words and how they can be changed with prefixes and suffixes.  We are using the root word and prefixes/suffixes to determine the meaning of words.
WRITING:  We are learning how author’s organize informational writing:  with main ideas and supporting details.  Students have chosen an informational book and are creating an organizer to write about the information read before writing a story.  Next week students will be choosing their own topic to research!  They are excited about this!
MATH:  Students LOVED learning about all the ways numbers can be added and subtracted to 100 with many strategies!  Now that they are comfortable with strategies, we are using them to solve one step word problems within 20 and also to 100.  We are using the model drawing approach to organize our problem solving.  Next week we move on to 2 step word problems:  addition and subtraction.  Check out a great web resource for your child to practice model drawing and problem solving.  You can find it in the web link page on this blog under Math:  Thinking Blocks!
SOCIAL STUDIES:  We kicked off our unit studying Georgia’s native Americans: the Creek and Cherokee.  Our class is loving learning about where the Creek lived in Georgia and the resources they used from Georgia’s rivers to build homes, gardens, and villages.  Next week students will recreate a Creek village on a map!  Next week we will also dive into the biography of the Creek chief, Tomochichi, and his role in the founding of Georgia!
STEM:  After learning about Force:  Pushes and Pulls, we had a great time designing in last week’s STEM challenge:  designing a device that could change the speed and direction of an object!  Check out your child’s “sailcar” in their Seesaw portfolio.  A QR code was given at conferences and an email was sent this week to help you access Seesaw.  Simply follow the directions to download the app and see all the awesome creativity and problem solving going on in our class!  We also LOVED learning about pushes and pulls through creating homemade catapults and doing some “pumpkin chucking” in class.  Students were introduced to centimeters and meters to measure distance.

I hope your families have a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I am SO THANKFUL for you and your wonderful children!!

Turkey Gobbling

 

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October 27, 2017: Newsletter

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Thank you SO much for those of you who donated to our Ford Foundation campaign so far!  The students were SO excited that our class is in first place in second grade…way to go!!   Don’t forget…the campaign goes though Monday, October 30, 2017.  10% of our individual class funds will come back to our classroom this year in the form of educational resources!  We will ALL benefit from the technology upgrades in our Learning Commons.
Congratulations to Caroline Perkins and Dallas Curry for being awesome Star Students last week and this week!  We loved learning about them:)  Next week we look forward to learning more about Selah Howell!

Congratulations to our PTA Reflections participants and winners!!  It was so nice to see the pride coming from them.  I could not be more proud of our creative kids!  We will have several students moving on to the Tom Mathis Council level…good luck!

Upcoming Events:

October 31:  2nd grade Harvest Centers (THANK YOU to all who have donated and offered to help!) and Foundation fundraising day:  Wear a COSTUME to school for $2.00!  Please wear school appropriate costumes:  no masks or accessories, please!

November 3:  Ford Bingo Night 

November 7:  Teacher Work Day:  No school

November 9:  Ford STEM Night 6-7:30

November 13:  Book Buddy Feast

November 15:  Ford’s Friends and Family Thanksgiving Feast:  10:35-11:20.  Please RSVP asap!!

What have we been learning?

READING:  Last week we focused on reading poetry and learning about rhyme, alliteration, and regular beat.  This week, our focus has been reading nonfiction text and finding text evidence to answer comprehension questions related to key ideas in informational stories:  Who?  What?  When?  Where?  What?  How?  All students have been practicing our newest Daily Five Station:  Listen to Reading using Raz Kids and other listening stations within the classroom.
PHONICS/SPELLING:  This week’s spelling pattern focused on the “Bossy R” pattern of /ar/. Next week we continue R-controlled vowels:  /or/.  Students are expected to use these and previously taught patterns in everyday writing as well as grade level sight words.
GRAMMAR:  Now that we know what nouns are:  singular, plural (as well as collective), we are learning about what PRONOUNS are.  Students learned about commonly used pronouns this week.  They had a great time creating their own monster and monster stories based on several monster themed children’s’ books!  Students applied as many pronouns possible within their silly stories!  Next week we will learn about reflexive pronouns.
WRITING:  We learned all about the Cobb Digital Library and its valuable researching resources this week!  We have explored these before, but now students know how to access web pages and popular databases through CDL.  We will use these resources after students make their “hot topic” lists as a premise for our informational writing!  I encourage families to use this approach at home through the Ford website as we do not support Google searches for research here at school.  We start our research next week!
Weekly, our class has been enjoying creative writing in Daily Five.  We have had a blast reading the silly tales of the season students are creating as well as sentence starting stories and friendly letters to others!
MATH:  We are knee deep in addition and subtraction math strategies of 2 digit numbers to 100.  Students learned four different ways to add 2-digit numbers last week.  This week, students learned how to subtract 2 digit numbers using Whole-Part-Part, Hundreds Board, and Number Line.  Next week we will learn about solving one step word problems (+/-) to 20 using learned strategies.  Students are picking up on these strategies well!  Because each one appeals to the learning styles of different students, they are encouraged to use the strategy that works best for them when solving problems.
SOCIAL STUDIES:  We have wrapped up our study of the founder of Georgia, James Oglethorpe.  We learned about his character traits and contributions to our state.  Students LOVED putting together a timeline of his life.  With partners, they depicted a portion of his timeline in a drawn picture and again in the form of a Lego build.  We enjoyed walking through our “James Oglethorpe Timeline Museum” on Monday.

SCIENCE:  We kicked off our unit about FORCE this week.  We are concentrating on pushes and pulls.  Students loved sorting pushes and pulls and exploring hands on magnet stations in class.  Next week we plan to design devices that will change the speed and direction of an object in STEM!  Be looking for it in your child’s Seesaw journal!

This week our class experienced 2 wonderful speakers:  a nuclear pharmacist who told us all about her career and how she uses Science, Math and Technology.  We learned so much about not only medications and how they are made, but also the different types of pharmacists there are…amazing!  We also learned from author, Brian Lies.  He is famous for his “Bat” books!  His great message was about working hard to develop talent and following your dreams as well as the work it takes to be an author and illustrator!  You can learn more about Brian Lies at his website!

THANK YOU so very much for supporting our school!  Have a great weekend!

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October 25, 2017: Big Head Campaign!!

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The Big Head Ford Foundation annual campaign is in full race mode!!  Please consider a kind donation to support our learning here at school!  Click HERE to donate online, or simply send your donation with your child to school.  Thank you!!

 

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October 12, 2017: Newsletter

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What a fabulous week!  Congratulations to Jonah Hurley, our star student last week and Alex McGinnis, our star student this week.  Happy Birthday wishes go to Alex McGinnis and Nash Jarl!  Thanks to those parents who encouraged the PTA Reflections program.  It was nice to see the students’ pride as they turned in their entries!  We also appreciate those families that donated to our class basket for the Fall Festival raffle…what a fun basket!

Important reminders:
Oct. 16-20:  Conference week/Early dismissal:  12:15!
Oct.  31:  Students may come to school in costume (Ford Foundation donation)  for our fall harvest centers.  Thanks to those of you who will sign up to help or donate!  More info is coming your way thanks to our fabulous Room Mom, Mrs. Pipia!

What have we been learning?
READING:  Our focus has been reading text and locating context clues to determine unknown vocabulary.  This is an ESSENTIAL skill to practice to grow as a reader!  Now that Quarter 2 is upon us, we are DIVING into NONFICTION resources!  I am encouraging all students to find great nonfiction books as they check out from the library or read from Raz Kids.
PHONICS/SPELLING:  Last week we focused on long vowel O spelled -oa, -ow, and -oe.  This week we focused on long E digraphs spelled      -ee, -ea, and -ie.  Students studied, located, and worked on spelling words with this pattern.  Next week we will explore long I digraphs spelled -igh and -ie.  Students are responsible for applying all high frequency words as well as learned spelling patterns in everyday writing!
WRITING:  We have wrapped up our first quarter standard of narrative writing.  Next week we will be practicing letter writing skills as we write thank you letters to our soldiers.  These will be mailed to our soldiers here and abroad! After, we look forward to an introduction to informational writing!
MATH:  Last week we practiced skip counting and counting money: pennies, nickels, and dimes when given information in word problems.  We then moved into learning addition strategies!  Students have learned 3 strategies so far for adding 2 digit numbers to 100:  number line, expanded addition, and part-part-whole.  Next week we will introduce partial sums and using a hundreds board to add.  Students have been taught that there are MANY ways to get to the correct answer in Math!  Our class is very excited about learning all the ways.  Thanks for your support at home!
S.T.E.M.:  What a fabulous trip to Tellus we had!  Students enjoyed learning about Matter in a hands on way.  Thanks to all who could come and share in that experience with us!  We wrapped up our unit on Matter this week by working with a partner to explore how matter changes.  Students used the Engineer Design Process to create an insulator to keep our beloved Tacky the Penguin ice cube from melting!  Check out your student’s awesome collaboration and project on their Seesaw account (I will give you the access form at conferences)!  We will be using Seesaw, a student digital portfolio, as we do all of our STEM and Social Studies projects!   The partner groups worked very hard!
SOCIAL STUDIES:  We are starting to learn about the founder of the colony of Georgia, James Oglethorpe.  We will learn how Oglethorpe’s contributions shaped the state we live in today!  We are integrating our non-fiction reading as we read James Oglethorpe’s biography along with other resources and explore the timeline of his life.

Thanks for supporting our learning here at school!  I look forward to sharing your child’s progress with you next week at conferences!

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September 22, 2017: Newsletter

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We had another fabulous week in second grade!  Congratulations to Nino Pipia, our star student this week!  We enjoyed getting to know Nino:) We look forward to getting to know Jonah Hurley, our star student after the break!  Thank you so much to our wonderful Earth parents who taught a great lesson about pollinators, plants, and seeds.  This integrated nicely with our study of plants and Monarchs!  Check out our important reminders below as well as what is going on in our great class!

Reminders:  

October 5:  Tellus Museum Field Trip:  If you are a chaperone, an information sheet is coming home on Monday.  Please read it to find out the procedures and needs for our trip.  Thanks so much for taking the time to help our class.  It is a great trip!

October 5:  PTA Reflections entries are due!  This is a fun activity to complete over the break if it is not done yet!  Scroll down to see the Ford Reflections website for rules and all necessary forms needed for entries! Have a great time using your imagination and creativity!

October 6:  End of the first 9 weeks

October 12:  Early Release Day:  12:30

October 13:  Ford Fall Festival:  Come and join in this fun evening!   Thanks so much for all that have donated to our silent auction class basket and for our awesome room mom for putting it together!

October 17-21:  Parent/Teacher Conference Week:  Be on the look out for a conference request that will come home on Monday, October 2nd.   The teachers have worked in advance to make sure siblings are scheduled consecutively.  Thanks for responding and returning these forms promptly!  You will receive your child’s report card at our conference.

October 23-27:  Ford Foundation Campaign

October 31:  2nd Grade Harvest Centers:   Students may dress in costume!  Be on the look out for ways to help!

 

In the Classroom…

READING:  Our standards for the past two weeks have focused on Comprehension Strategies:  Character Response:  How characters respond to major events or challenges and Context Clues:  Determining the meaning of unknown words in text (building vocabulary and comprehension).  Students have been applying these skills during Daily Five and in guided reading.  After the break, students will be given a reading assessment to determine current comprehension levels (Lexile).  Students were given their RAZ KIDS log in information this week with a parent letter.  They glued it into their agenda.  This is a great program to promote reading at your child’s individual reading level!

WRITING:  We have learned the steps that great writers take when completing a piece of writing.  Students have been using graphic organizers to plan their personal narrative stories, write rough drafts, edit and revise with guidance, and publish!

GRAMMAR:  After a review of plural noun rules last week, we learned about collective nouns this week.  Check out our Collective Noun Quilt in the hallway at school!

SPELLING/PHONICS:  Our pattern this week introduced long vowel digraphs:  long A spelled -ai, -ay, -ey, and -eigh.   Students glued their current lists in agendas today (Unit 5).  Our next pattern will focus on long O spelled -oe, -ow, and -oa.    Thanks for encouraging the study of these patterns at home as we learn and apply them here at school.  Current lists are published weekly on our Spelling City class page located in the bookmarks section of this blog.

MATH:  Students have been introduced to money and skip counting.  They have been taught to use skip counting to count pennies, nickels, and dimes.   We are working hard to solve word problems that involve money.  We will continue to count money each week from now on with our weekly wages.

SCIENCE:  We dove into MATTER this week in Science!  Our focus is the three stages of matter and the properties that describe them.  Next week we will learn how matter changes from one state to another.  We are looking forward to our field trip to Tellus museum where we will be taught with some great hands on lessons involving matter!

STEM:  We started tracking the Monarch butterflies’ journey south as they leave Canada and migrate to Mexico!  Students were so excited to hatch the Monarchs in our classroom last week.  We released a male and female into our backyard habitat together.  This week we colored paper Monarchs to  participate in a “symbolic migration” where children will make paper Monarchs and send them to students in Mexico, hoping to hear back from them!  Check out the Journey North website this week to track with us!  Next week we will discuss our first STEM project using the Engineer Design Process related to MATTER and how it changes!

I hope you and your children have a great FALL BREAK!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2017-2018 PTA Reflections contest

September12

For ALL information and OFFICIAL RULES for each category, please visit the  Ford Reflections website!  

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September 8, 2017: Newsletter

September8

We had another busy and funfilled week of learning!  Congratulations to our star student from last week, Madison Krol!  We loved learning more about Madison.  Next week we can’t wait to learn more about Nino Pipia.  Congratulations Nino!  Happy birthday wishes go to Nino Pipia and Sofia Xavier!

Parents, next week I plan to introduced the PTA Reflections program to students.  I highly encourage ALL my students to create an entry for this contest!  It is a fabulous way to express creativity and for your child to get recognized for using their imagination!  Students may enter as many times as they wish and in as many different categories as they wish.  During the past 2 years we had many students from our class get recognized at the local school level and at the council level.  Several students moved on to state level, and one of my students moved on to NATIONAL level!!  The students had a great sense of pride for entering.  ALL ENTRIES ARE DUE BY OCTOBER 5th (a great project for Fall break!).  I know our class will be motivated to enter and share their talents!!  Fliers will come home on Monday.

Calendar reminders:

9/14:  Wear red, white, and blue for National Anthem Day!

9/19:  Early dismissal at 2:00 (buses), 2:15 (car riders)

9/25-9/29:  Fall Break:  No school

This week and last week we learned…

READING:  Cafe strategies included:  Comprehension:  Recognizing Literary Elements and Retelling Stories:  Characters, Setting, Plot.  We learned this through understanding what we find at the beginning, middle, and the end of fiction stories.  Students applied these concepts to listened stories as well as individually read ones.  Comprehension:  Character Response:  What are characters’ traits, and how do they respond to major challenges?   After reading at home, please ask your child about these concepts!  This will help to reinforce comprehension skills.

PHONICS/SPELLING:  Students completed Phonics Units 1-3 by learning long vowel patterns in open syllables:  vowels by themselves and using -y and -w.  .  This week we learned about plural spelling rules.  We will continue this study into next week as well.  Our next spelling test is Thursday, September 14 over Unit 20.  These patterns as well as high frequency words should be applied in everyday writing.

GRAMMAR:  We continue our exploration of NOUNS:  singular, plural, irregular and collective.  Students should be applying the capitalization and spelling rules for these nouns in everyday writing!

WRITING:  We continue to choose topics that students have generated from their “hearts” to write personal narratives.  Students now know how to develop a plan on an organizer that mimics what we have learned in our comprehension strategy of main idea and supporting details.  Writers are selecting a topic, planning a story with a clear beginning, middle, and end.

MATH:  PLACE VALUE, place value, place value!!!  This has been our standard focus for the past few weeks.  Students have learned how ones, tens, and hundreds work together to determine place value in numbers.  We have worked on regrouping from the ones place to the tens place and on to the hundreds place.  Last week we learned about the three ways to write a number:  standard form, expanded form, and written form (number names).  This week we continued writing and recognizing numbers three ways.   Next week I will introduce PAYING students for completing their classroom jobs.  This will serve as an introduction to counting money (pennies, nickels, and dimes) and skip counting.  I hope they will carry our conversations home about saving and counting coins at home!  We will start “saving” and counting our wages next week!

SOCIAL STUDIES:  This week’s focus was on rules and laws and their purpose.  This standard fit nicely as students visited the Cobb Safety Village and found out how these laws and rules keep us safe!  We also have been studying our 3 branches of government:  local, state, and national.  Students are learning about our leaders at each level:  President Donald Trump, Governor Nathan Deal, and Mayor Tommy Allegood and their work places!

STEM/SCIENCE:  After kicking off a great start to this year’s PBL about saving the Monarch population, we tracked our first observation through the Journey North website.  We are excited to see the migration habits as the Monarchs travel south to Mexico.  Students are very excited to observe the 2 Monarch chrysalides we have right now in our classroom.  We are hoping to see Monarchs in a few short days!

Next week we kick off our science study of Matter!

Have a fabulous weekend!!

 

 

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August 25, 2017: Newsletter

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We had a great week!  Congratulations to our first Star Student, Lauren Welborn!   We loved learning all about Lauren this week!

Here are a few reminders:

*We will visit the Learning Commons (Media Center) on Thursdays for technology lessons and check in/out.  Students may check out books for 2 weeks at a time or renew them on Destiny in the Cobb Digital Library.  Our media specialist, Mrs. Trammell, showed students how to do this this week.  Sometimes, students have time to return books in the mornings if they get here in time to return.  We use every minute of our mornings!

*Birthdays:  You are welcome to bring class treats for your child’s birthday!  You will need to be able to come to school during our lunch hour (11:27-11:57) to pass them out.  If you are not, please make sure they are something easy, like cookies, that your child can distribute.  It is VERY important that you do not send any products containing peanuts, tree nuts, or manufactured in a facility that has peanuts or tree nuts.  PLEASE take time to look at labels carefully!  We want to respect all of our students.  Thank yo

Check out what we learned for the past 2 weeks…

READING:  CAFE (Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding Vocabulary)  strategies included a review of previous strategies and using Visualization and Asking Questions to comprehend text. We are learning the Key Ideas in a story:  (High Five) Who?  What?  When? Where?  Why?.  This week we learned about which of these questions readers ask at the Beginning, Middle, and End of a story to comprehend.  Children should be able to tell you these answers after reading books at home to practice comprehension.

SPELLING:  Our spelling and phonics patterns have been cvc (short vowel words) and cvce (long vowel words spelled with silent e).  We have had our first two spelling tests.  Students are expected to sort words by their sounds on the weekly spelling test.  This is a skill built into the grade along with dictation (listening) and grammar.  As your child studies their list, encourage understanding of the phonics and vocabulary as well.  Students should also be applying learned spelling patterns and high frequency words consistently in everyday writing.

LANGUAGE ARTS:  Our grammar focus has been about nouns:  common vs. proper.  Next week we will learn about singular vs. plural nouns, spelling rules for each, and collective nouns!

MATH:  After a review of 1 digit addition and subtraction strategies, place value to 1000 continues to be a focus.  This week we learned place value vocabulary, trading ones for tens and tens for hundreds, breaking down hundreds to tens and ones, learning the values of digits, and working on base ten model drawings.  Students were given math assessments to determine instructional levels.

SOCIAL STUDIES:  Last week we learned about the 5 regions of Georgia and the resources they offer.  This week we learned about the 3 major rivers in Georgia:  Chattahoochee, Flint, and Savannah.   We are almost finished with our culminating activity of creating maps of Georgia with its regions, resources, rivers, map key, and cities.  The students are amazing me with their great map skills!  Next week we are looking forward to learning about rules and laws leading into our study of government!

S.T.E.M/SCIENCE.:  Monday we enjoyed learning about the positions of the Earth and moon in relation to the sun.  We discussed day/night and the rotation of the Earth as well as the orbit of the Earth around the sun and the moon around the Earth.  We defined what a solar eclipse was, and we enjoyed the hands on experience of the eclipse together!

Next week we will enjoy learning from a representative from Monarchs Across Georgia!  He will teach us about the life cycle of butterflies and the plants these pollinators need to survive as well as the symbolic migration we will share with students in Mexico!  Next week we will start tracking the migration route of the Monarch butterflies as they journey south from Canada to Mexico through the Journey North website.  We’ll record these findings on a map in our STEM journals.  We are looking forward to seeing how many Monarch butterflies stop by our Ford habitats to lay eggs in late September!

Have a wonderful weekend!!!!!

 

 

 

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Newsletter August 11, 2017

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WOW!  What a great week!  It was wonderful to see parents at Open House last night.  Thanks for taking time to come in and learn about our classroom.  Click  Campisi Second Grade Open House Presentation 17-18 to review my second grade Power Point if you missed or want to review.  Thank you for taking time to attend, and thank you for signing up for the many volunteer opportunities we have!  I am very blessed to have such a nice group of students and parents.   Thanks for sending your child to school prepared with supplies and for those families who chose a star to donate items for our classroom!  Very happy birthday wishes go to Darcy Austin, our first birthday student of the school year!   A few reminders:

Please turn in your class t-shirt order with $5 asap!

*  A Fall Picture Form was in your child’s red folder Thursday.  Please fill this out if you want to order a package and send back with your child on picture day, Wednesday, August 16th.  ALL children will get a picture made for the yearbook!

  • August 11:  6:30-8:30:  Ford Bingo Night
  • August 16:  Fall Pictures (all students: yearbook)

 

This week we learned…

LANGUAGE ARTS/READING:  Last week and this week we read books with cooperation and building a classroom family as the central themes.  Daily 5 CAFE Comprehension strategies included what it means to read “Good Fit” books, check for understanding, 3 ways to read a book, using visualization to comprehend, and reviewing key details in a story (who, what, when, where, why, how).

PHONICS/SPELLING:  This week’s patterns included a review of initial and final consonant blends (2 and 3 letter) and digraphs:  ch, th, sh, and wh.

*  Spelling words are in your child’s agenda for Unit 1.  Our first spelling test will be on August 17th.  Please encourage your child to find time during the week to practice their words and the spelling patterns.  Tests will be given on Thursdays along with dictation.  Check out our Spelling City website for fun ways to practice spelling words at https://www.spellingcity.com/campisiford/.

WRITING:  We have learned what great writers do and purposes for writing.  Students were asked to write a narrative with an organizer and one without an organizer as a pre-assessment to this quarter’s narrative writing.

SOCIAL STUDIES:  We kicked off the study of our state, Georgia.  We learned about it’s geography and the five regions of Georgia:  Appalachian Plateau, Ridge and Valley, Blue Ridge, Piedmont, and Coastal Plain.  We discussed our connections to well known places within each region!

MATH:  We have been reviewing basic addition facts and strategies:  Math vocabulary, counting on, counting up, doubles and doubles plus one, and making ten.  We have also been learning mental math strategies (decomposing numbers 1-9).  Please make sure your child practices addition and subtraction facts to 20!!!  Our standard is to apply them mentally and quickly.

SCIENCE:  Students set up their S.T.E.M. daily journals.   We discussed what S.T.E.M. is. Mrs. Cauffiel introduced the concept of a solar eclipse with students.  Per county policy, students in grades 3-12 will be allowed to go outside and witness the upcoming eclipse with a signed permission slip and proper eye wear.  In grade 2 we will have lessons and connect through Kennesaw Mountain High School’s one hour live broadcast via IPTV  showcasing the observatory/eclipse from 1:45 – 2:45 PM.

HEALTH:  We explored healthy vs. unhealthy food choices last week.  Please be aware that we have a “Peanut Safe” room!  Please refrain from sending in snacks with peanuts in them.

Have a super weekend!

 

 

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Open House 2nd Grade Power Point

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Campisi Second Grade Open House Presentation 17-18-1u61hj6

 

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