Week of 2-12-18

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Happy Monday!

Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: Students are still working on  how to compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story. Here are some words students will learn to use when comparing and contrasting in their writing. This week we are reading two different version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and two different versions of Cinderella.

Writing: This week students are starting their second opinion writing piece. This piece will be about why another student in our class deserves an award. Each student will choose what award they will give another student (best friend, funnest, best in math etc.). This should be a good piece!

Math-This week we are moving on to one and two step word problems within 100. We will still review adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers this week as well.

Spelling: This week we are working on plural words

Spices

Acorns

Apples

Dishes

Classes

Watches

Ponies

Cities

Girls

Need

Should

Soon

Those

 

Social Studies: Students are still learning Jackie Robinson and his contributions to Georgia and America.

Homework: Math-Worksheet, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Study words.

Important Announcements:

Feb. 14-Black history research is due

Feb. 27th- Bio Bottle is due

Feb. 14-We will have a Valentine Exchange party. We will decorate bags at school and students should bring treats for each student in the class. We have 22 students. Below are the names of each student:

Eric
Ry
Mary Harper
Trinity
Ella
Breyani
Joseph
Savion
Jordan
Jahkaii
Cal
Myla
Milan
Brady
Sophia

Pranay
Ma’khari
Ja’sean
Azariah
Jorydn
Landon
Ricardo

If you have any questions, just let me know!


Week of 2-5-18

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Happy Monday!

Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: Students are learning how to compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story. Here are some words students will learn to use when comparing and contrasting in their writing. 

Writing: This week students will finish their first opinion writing. This week they are focusing on adding adjectives and making corrections.

Math-Today we are reviewing adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers using base-ten blocks and expanded form, and students will take a test on this tomorrow. The rest of the week we will work on word problems within 100.

Spelling: This week we are working on contractions

She’s

It’s

You’re

Weren’t

Won’t

Didn’t

You’ve

They’ve

We’ve

Again

Thought

Letter

Need

Social Studies: Students are still learning Jackie Robinson and his contributions to Georgia and America.

Homework: Math-Worksheet, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Study words.

Important Announcements:

Feb. 7th- Black history person (students were to choose 3 people they would like to research for their project) is due

Feb. 14-Black history research is due

Feb. 27th- Bio Bottle is due

Feb. 14-We will have a Valentine Exchange party. We will decorate bags at school and students should bring treats for each student in the class. We have 22 students. Below are the names of each student:

Eric
Ry
Mary Harper
Trinity
Ella
Breyani
Joseph
Savion
Jordan
Jahkaii
Cal
Myla
Milan
Brady
Sophia

Pranay
Ma’khari
Ja’sean
Azariah
Jorydn
Landon
Ricardo

If you have any questions, just let me know!

Have a great week!

 


Week 1-29-18

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Happy Monday!

Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: Students are learning how to recount events and characters from a fable and folktales. They also have to be able to identify the moral or lesson in a story.

Writing: This week students started working on their first opinion draft. We are focusing on stating good reasons for our opnion and adding adjectives.

Math-This week we are working on adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers using base-ten blocks and expanded form.

Spelling: This week we are working on closed, open and hyphenated compound words

Softball

Someone

Nighttime

Cherry pie

Fire drill

High school

Good-bye

Part-time

Ice-skater

Asked

Face

Large

Watched

 

 

Social Studies: Students are still learning about  dental hygiene. Students are learning why it’s important to keep our teeth clean and what can happened if we don’t.

Homework: Math-Worksheet, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Study words.

 


Week of 1-22-18

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Hello! I hope everyone enjoyed their unexpected winter break:)

Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: Students are reviewing how to ask and answer questions while reading fiction text. On Thursday we will start discussing fables and folktales.

Writing: This week we are working on opinion writing.

Math-This week we are working on adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers using base-ten blocks and expanded form.

Spelling (The words are the same as last week):

Puddle

Saddle

Bottle

Table

Noble

Bridle

Purple

Marble

Turtle

Along

Never

Second

Social Studies: This week we are finishing  up our Martin Luther King unit. On Wednesday we will start our health unit on dental hygiene.

Homework: Math-Worksheet, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Study words.

Important Announcements:

Bingo Night- January 26th at 6:15 


Week of 1-8-18

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Hello! Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: Students are reviewing how to ask and answer questions while reading fiction text.

Writing: This week we are reviewing how to write complete sentences, and tomorrow we will begin our opinion unit.

Math-This week we are working on up to four 2-digit numbers and two 3-digit numbers. We will be working on this for 2 weeks.

Spelling:

claw

small

boss

draw

stall

gloss

salty

bossy

jigsaw

head

last

really

under

Social Studies: This week we are learning about Martin Luther King Jr.

Homework: Math-Worksheet, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Study words.

Perfect Attendance: Students who received a dress down day pass are allowed to dress down tomorrow January 11th. 


Important Announcements

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Happy New Year!!

Here are a few important announcements:

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Coming to school every day on-time is a key ingredient to student success. As we jump into the 2nd half of our school year, the Teasley Attendance Team wants to reward those students who come to school on time every day. Students who have perfect attendance at the end of the third 9 weeks, ending on Wednesday, March 14th, will receive a free dress down day, a surprise treat, and a brag tag for their bookbag. Furthermore, those students who have perfect attendance for the entire school year will have the opportunity to participate in a end of year celebration during the last week of school. Thank you so much for your support with getting your student to school on time every day. Here are the following students who had perfect attendance during the 2nd 9 weeks:

Eric

Ryland

Jordyn

Azariah

Jahkaii

Sophia

Ma’Khari

Congrats!

Report Cards: Report cards are being sent home today. Along with the report cards will be students Math Inventory and Reading Inventory scores. Please read over this to be aware of your child’s performance  in each area at this point in the year.

Next Week: We will start back with spelling words and homework (exciting right?). Although I don’t give spelling homework, please make sure your child is practicing everyday. Just a reminder that homework and behavior logs need to be signed every night. Information about next week’s learning content will be updated by Monday.

Have a great weekend!


Week of 12-11-17

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Hello! I hope everyone enjoyed the snow!

Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: This week students are learning how to identify an author’s point and reasoning in an informational text.

Writing: This week we are doing another How-To writing activity. Students will be teaching each other how to do something they are experts at such as riding a bike, dancing, make a bracelet etc.

Math-This week we reviewing  1 and 2 step word problems within 100, addition and subtraction strategies and measurement.

Spelling: No spelling words for this week:)

Science-This week we are learning about good and services.

Homework: Math-Worksheet, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids).

Important Announcements/Dates

  • Giving Market- We will go to the Giving Market as a class on Friday at 12:30
  • Holiday Party- Our class party is Tuesday Dec. 19th from 9-10:30. If you would like to donate snacks to our class party just let me know!
  • December 19th and 20th are half-days

Week of 12-4-17

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Hello! Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: This week students are learning how to identify an author’s point and reasoning in an informational text.

Writing: This week students are finishing up their autobiographies. They have really enjoyed writing about themselves:)

Math-This week we are working on solving 2 step word problems within 100. For example: Pranay has 88 pencils. He gave Mary Harper 23 pencils. Then he gave 15 to Joseph. How many does he have left?

Spelling: This week we are working on the  -ou, -ow sound

down

shout

mouth

town

sprout

surround

powder

outside

head

last

don’t

school

 

Science-This week we are learning about good and services.

Homework: Math-Worksheet, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Study words.

Important Announcements/Dates

  • Field Trip Information-Tomorrow we are going to the Fire Safety Village. Please have students were their second grade t-shirts if they bought one. If not, they can wear standard attire with comfortable shoes. We will also eat lunch at the site, so if your child does not want a sack lunch from school, please pack their lunch. 
  • Wednesday we are going to see the Nutcracker. Students are aloud to dress up for the performance. If they do not want to dress up, they need to wear standard attire. 
  • Tuesday 12-5-17: Barnes & Noble Night

Week of 11-27-17

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Welcome back! I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving break!

Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: This week students are still learning how to make connections with non-fiction text. We’re talking about how to make text to self, text to text and text to world connections.

Writing: This week students are writing autobiographies. They are going to write all about their family background, hobbies and interests and fun facts about themselves.

Math-This week we are working on solving 1 step word problems within 100. For example: Cal has 88 pencils. He gave Milan 23 pencils. How many pencils does he have left?

Spelling: This week we are working on the  -oi, oy spelling pattern:

point

broil

boy

joint

spoil

toy

enjoy

poison

enjoy

poison

oyster

both

left

plant

play

*tip-Most words with -oi are usually within the word, while -oy usually comes at the end of a word.

Science-This week we are finishing up learning about pushes, pulls and gravity.

Homework: Math-Worksheet, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Study words.

Important Announcements/Dates

  • Tuesday, 11/28 –Smyrna Tree Lighting Treble Tones performance (7:05-7:25pm). Event is 5-8pm. Head to the Teasley Spirit Night at Zoe’s Kitchen on Cobb Parkway before or after the Tree Lighting or pick up dinner if your family is busy and needs a delicious dinner to take home! Make sure you mention the Teasley fundraiser when you order.
  • Field trip forms are due this week. Our field trips are next week December 5th (Fire Safety Village) and December 6th (The Nutcracker Ballet)
  • Talent show forms are due Wednesday instead of today if your child wants to participate.

Operation Christmas Child!

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Operation Christmas Child collects shoeboxes filled with gifts and delivers them to children in need around the world.  Every one of these boxes is an opportunity to show love and kindness.  Please help us fill 2 shoeboxes, one for a girl and one for a boy, with small items such as toys, dress up items, sports toys, school supplies and anything else that  you think a 5 year old to 9 year old would enjoy!  Please no liquids or food!  Please send in your items by this Friday, November 17th