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Welcome to 2nd Grade!

Welcome to 2nd Grade!

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Welcome to 2nd Grade!

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  1. Welcome to 2nd Grade!

  2. Welcome to Second Grade! • Welcome to 2nd Grade in Ms. Groce’s Class!

  3. All AboutMs. Groce My background: • Houston, TX • BA in Early Childhood Education from the University of Houston • Master’s Degree in School Counseling from the University of Houston, August 2011 My experience: • This is my 7th year teaching

  4. My Goals • Students’ Social and Academic Success • Student and Parent Communication • Let’s HAVE FUN!

  5. Arrival & Dismissal • School hours are 8:00 a.m. – 3:20 p.m. • TARDY at 8:05 a.m. • If there is ever a change in how your child is going home, please send a note! • Any walker or biker in K-2 must be accompanied by an older sibling or adult • Absences – All students who miss a day of school are required to return with a written explanation of the absences within 48 hours.

  6. Communication • My email address (resend/call after 36 hrs.) cortney.groce@humble.k12.tx.us • My phone number (281) 641-3431 • Humble ISD Website http://www.humble.k12.tx.us/ • Fall Creek Website: Humble - Fall Creek – Teacher Websites – Groce, Cortney

  7. Red Take Home Folders • Distributed EVERY DAY • Please look through the folder with your child EVERY DAY • Things to look for – HOMEWORK, Reading Log, Calendar, Cardinal Creed, Conduct Form (Tuesdays) • Tuesday Folder - Important information from District, School, PTO, or Faculty and Staff

  8. Student Expectations at Home • Students complete homework packet • Read EVERY NIGHT! (Complete Reading Log in homework packet) • Place all homework materials and important forms in the red take home folder each night and return to school the following day.

  9. Classroom Community • Our school is a community. In our community, we have rules to help us get along with each other. • Our Cardinal Creed (school AND classroom rules) are: • Be Safe • Be Respectful • Be Responsible

  10. Discipline Plan • Behavior Chart • Classroom • consequences • Class incentives

  11. C.A.T.C.H. Break • Coordinated Approach to Child Health • We will have a snack break each morning in the classroom. • Please send nutritious snacks such as fruit, crackers, cheese, etc… • Water bottles with a sport top are also encouraged.

  12. Birthday Treats • Treats will be passed out at recess. • Store bought cupcake, cookies, or any other pre-cut items may be passed out. • Fall Creek Policy – No Treat Bags. • If you have party invitations you would like given out, we can only pass them out if there is one for each classmate.

  13. Lunch in the Cafeteria • You are welcome to have lunch with your child in the cafeteria (Our lunch time is 11:20-11:55-a.m.) • We have special tables for parents and their child on the stage in the cafeteria. (Student/Parents only) • Please remember to sign in at the front office. • Monthly menus can be downloaded on Fall Creek’s Website • Cafeteria Prices: Breakfast - $1.30, Milk 40 cents, Lunch - $2.00, Meal Ticket for a week $10.00 • Snack accounts for ice cream may be “frozen” at parents’ discretion.

  14. Class Subjects • The subjects we cover during second grade are: • Reading • Written Composition • Grammar/Capitalization/Punctuation/Handwriting • Spelling/Word Study • Math • Science/Health/Social Studies • Music, Art, PE, Computer Lab, Library

  15. Daily Schedule • 8:05-10:00 a.m. : Literacy Instruction (Reading Lesson, Just Right Reading, Reading workshop/Workstations, Interactive Read aloud (C.A.T.C.H. Break) • 10:00- Math • 11:15- Everyday editing • 11:25 a.m. -12:15 p.m.: Lunch/Recess • 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.: Writer’s Workshop • 1:15 – 2:05 p.m.: Specials • 2:05-2:30- Word study • 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.: Science, Social Studies, Health • 3:20 p.m.: Dismissal

  16. Specials Schedule • A- Music • B- Computer/ Art • C- P.E • D- Computer • E- Library • F- P.E

  17. Reading Balanced literacy approach: • Read-Alouds • Poetry • Just Right Reading • Shared Reading • Guided Reading Groups • Reading Workshop

  18. Written Composition Writer’s Workshop held daily that incorporates: • The writing process • Writing exercises • Written responses • Everyday editing • Handwriting

  19. Spelling/Word Study Phonetic principles for spelling words areworked on and high frequency words will be emphasized • Spelling lists usually come home every other Monday • List will show phonetic PATTERN (CVC),(CVVC) • Test will be given at the end of two weeks • The test will look for application of the phonetic principles being studied

  20. Math • Investigations • Word problems • Logical thinking • Math processes and reasoning • Memorization of basic addition facts with sums to 18

  21. Science/Health/Social Studies • The Scientific Process • Seasons, matter, weather, living things, and our environment • Social Studies- How things work together (communities, citizenship, government, natural resources, and economics)

  22. Tutoring • A phone call will be made informing you when tutoring is necessary. • Tutoring begins promptly at 7:25 a.m. in the classroom. (Reading – Mondays and Wednesdays, Math – Tuesdays) • TBA

  23. Questions

  24. Traveling the Road to Success! 2012-2013