# Welcome !

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## Welcome !

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2. Tonight’s Agenda • Introductions • Our typical day • Homework and communication • Questions or comments • PLEASE sign up for a conference timein November!

3. Daily Schedule • 9:00 – 9:10 Arrival • 9:10-9:30 Morning Routine and Work • 9:30 – 9:45 Morning Meeting • 9:45 – 11:30 – Language Arts • 11:30 – 12:30– Recess and Lunch • 12:30 – 12:45- Read Aloud • 12:45 – 1:30 Math • 1:30 – 2:15 – Science/SS • 2:15 – 2:30 Recess • 2:30 - 2:45 Snack and Pack • 2:50 – 3:30Specials • Monday –Computer • Tuesday –Gym • Wednesday -Art • Thursday - Music • Friday –Library • 3:30 – Dismissal Procedures

4. Responsive Classroom • The Social Curriculum is as important as the academic curriculum. • Teachers model and demonstrate social skills and use specific positive teacher language. • Rules and logical consequences. • Yardsticks by Chip Wood (in your folder.)

6. Writing • Journeys Writing Program • Personal Narrative, Informational, Persuasive • Writing Workshop • Writing Process- Prewriting ,firstdraft, revising ,editing, publishing • Word Study • Modeling • Handwriting

7. Math • Pearson enVision Math • Technology to support students and parents. • Hands-on, student-centered • Homework book (based on daily work) • Enrichment activities in class and through Pearson website and Untangling the Math Web • Common Core

8. Science • Balancing and Weighing • Discover that balance is affected by the amount of weight, position of the weight and the position of the fulcrum • Weighing objects in standard units • The weight of an object is not determined by its size • Solids and Liquids • Observe and describe the properties of solids and liquids and recognize the differences • Combine and separate solids • Observe and describe what happens when solids and liquids mix with water • Insects and Butterflies • Develop a curiosity, interest and respect for insects • Observe similarities and differences in the stages of some insects • Observe the behaviors of insects in their life cycles • Provide for the needs of insects: mealworms, milkweed bugs, butterflies

9. Social Studies About My Community • Big books • Nystrom Kit • Time for Kids readers • Constitution Day • Earth Day

10. Computer Class • Typing program at home • Tie to academics at school • Passwords – new this year

11. Homework and Communication … • Communication is important! • Email • sdurkin@crsd.org • Voice Message • 215-944-2430 • Visit our class Web site! • Homework: 20 minutes for 2nd grade • Read, read, read! Log and math practice page • Missed homework policy … • In the case of absence, work sent home at your request.

12. Scholastic Book Orders: online • Some reminders: • Reply to your child’s letter and leave it on his/her desk. • Please fill out index card. • Sign up for aconference time! Thank you for attending tonight! We are looking forward to a wonderful year with your children!