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


Week of 11-13-17

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Happy Week before Thanksgiving Break!!

Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: This week week students are 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 working on their own animal/insect papers. They will finish their books by the end of this week and we’ll have a writing celebration on Friday.

Math-This week we are working on solving word problems, but with measurement. For example: Sam is 78 in tall. Jack is 58 in tall. How much taller is Sam than Jack?

Spelling: This week we are working on the  -r controlled sound:

blare

hair

bear

flare

pair

wear

repair

cherry

barely

important

left

together

took

Science-This week we are learning about pushes, pulls and gravity. Ask your child about how a pinball machine demonstrates pushes and pulls.

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

Important Announcements/Dates

  • Thank you to everyone who donated for our new field. Our class was in 5th place out of 43 classes! That is the highest my class has placed since I’ve been working at Teasley, so thank you!
  • Our Thanksgiving Luncheon is November 16th at 12:30.
  • Progress reports go home on Thursday for those students who are making 1’s in academic areas. All important student work will go home with students on Thursday as well.
  • Today I sent home information about two field trips we are going on next month. Please sign both sides and return to me as soon as possible.

Week of 11-8-17

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Hope everyone enjoys their day off tomorrow!

Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: This week we are still working on how to ask and answer questions using non-fiction text.This is the last week we will be working on this and we will have a test on Friday.

Writing: This week we are still working on an informational research paper as a class. Students are finishing their Walking Sticks paper, and will start writing about their own animal on Wednesday.

Math-This week we are learning about measurement and how to measure objects inches and centimeters.

Spelling: This week we are working on the  -r controlled sound. These are the following words for this week-

Learn

Girl

Turn

Heard

Twirl

Churn

Person

Dirty

Turnip

Because

Another

Head

Thought

Social Studies: This week we are learning about Sequoyah and his contributions to Georgia. Ask your child what Sequoyah is most famous for.

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

Important Announcements/Dates:

  • Nov. 7th- No School
  • The Tiger Trot is coming November 10th!! Please register you child and donate anything that you can. Anything helps towards a new field!! If everyone in our class makes a donation I will give the class a pizza party on Friday!!
  • Our Thanksgiving Luncheon is November 16th at 12:30. If you haven’t made a reservation please do so by Wednesday.

Week of 10-30-17

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This is what we are learning this week:

Reading: This week we are still working on how to ask and answer questions using non-fiction text. They will have a mid-check assessment today.

Writing: This week we are still working on an informational research paper as a class. We are researching an insect called a Walking Stick. They are working on adding a closing, table of contents and a glossary to their books this week.

Math-This week we are wrapping up addition and subtraction and moving on to measurement.

Spelling: This week we are working on the  -or sound. These are the following words for this week-

Score

Fort

Horn

Shore

Short

Thorn

Before

Forest

Hornet

Don’t

Never

Second

Next

Social Studies: This week we completing our lessons on the Creeks and Cherokee Native Americans, and moving on to learn specifically about a Native American name Sequoyah and his impact in Georgia.

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

Important Announcements/Dates:

  • Veteran’s Day Celebration!- November 2nd all second grade classes will honor those who have served our county. The performance will be at Teasley at 6:30 pm.
  • The Tiger Trot is coming November 10th!! Please look at the attached video and help us raise money for our new field! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDwjhjGL84Y&feature=youtu.be

2nd grade Performance Reminder!

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Good Day Teasley Parents,

We are gearing up for our annual Veteran’s Day Celebration.  Our fabulous students 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

 


Week of 110-23-17

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This is what we are learning this week:

Reading: This week we are learning how to ask and answer questions using non-fiction text.

Writing: This week we are working on an informational research paper as a class. We are researching an insect called a Walking Stick. They will be learning how to write an introduction, subtopics, and a closing.

Math-This week we are still working on adding and subtracting within 100 using Base Ten form and Expanded form.

Spelling: These are the following words for this week-

smart

scar

shark

star

spark

market

garlic

party

away

idea

left

until

Social Studies: This week we are learning about the Creeks and Cherokee Native Americans that lived in Georgia.  Students will learn how they used natural resources to build towns and materials to survive, clothing, and how they worked with each other to build Georgia.

Math-Worksheet and Moby Max, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Moby Max  *Remember Moby Max is extra credit work*

Important Announcements/Dates:

  • This Week is Red Ribbon week:
  1. Tuesday-Students can wear hats
  2. Wednesday-Students can wear their favorite team shirt
  3. Thursday- Students can wear crazy socks
  4. Friday-Students can wear a superhero shirt or cape
  • Veteran’s Day Celebration!- November 2nd all second grade classes will honor those who have served our county. The performance will be at Teasley at 6:30 pm.

Week of 10-16-17

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Happy Conference Week!

This is what we are learning this week:

Reading: This week we are learning about different elements in a poem.

Writing: This week we will finish our How to Make Applesauce book.

Math-This week we are working on adding and subtracting within 100 using Base Ten form and Expanded form.

Spelling: These are the following words for this week-

Bright

Brightly

Pie

Lightning

Sigh

Tighten

High

Flight

Lie

Idea

Later

Social Studies: With it being an early release week, we we resume social studies next week.

Homework: Math-Worksheet and Moby Max, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Moby Max  *Remember Moby Max is extra credit work*

Important Announcements/Dates:

  • The book fair is finally here! Visit the fair with your student or shop online.Read more information on the Library Blog: http://www.cobblearning.net/teasleylibrary/
  • 10-20- Career Day- If you would like to sign up, please use thee following link attached https://goo.gl/forms/mlNS3ROKXuoxGi4I2
  • Veteran’s Day Celebration!- November 2nd all second grade classes will honor those who have served our county. The performance will be at Teasley at 6:30 pm.

Week of 10-9-17

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Hello! First I would like to thank everyone who contributed to my birthday. I really appreciate your birthday wishes and gifts! Today is the start of quarter 2. This is what we are learning this week:

Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading: This week we are learning about different elements in a poem.

Writing: This quarter we will be writing informational papers. Fun Fun Fun:)  Students will be introduced to informational writing by doing”How to” papers. This week that will write a paper on how to make applesauce, and we will actually make some in the classroom.

Math-This week we are working on solving word problems within 100 using base ten blocks and expanded form.

Spelling: These are the following words for this week-

Dream

Feel

Yield

Cream

Wheel

Field

Greedy

increase

Relief

Always

Sometimes

Put

Play

Social Studies: This week we continuing to learn about different jobs in government such as the Mayor, Governor, and the President.

Homework: Math-Worksheet and Moby Max, Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Moby Max  *Remember Moby Max is extra credit work*

Important Announcements/Dates:

  • Thank you to all the parents who have already signed up for conference week. If you have not done so yet. Please sign up before Wednesday.
  • 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/

  • 10-20- Career Day- If you would like to sign up, please use thee following link attached https://goo.gl/forms/mlNS3ROKXuoxGi4I2