I sent home a conference note to let you know of your time-if you haven't received it, please let me know!
Since we are reading a story about teamwork in baseball, the students can wear baseball caps and shirts/jerseys of their favorite team.
Next week we will be doing a character study that entails some pumpkin fun! We will not have a new spelling list or reading story. We will review past spelling words with some fun activities.
Next week our class we will be pirates!! We will be working on the "ar" sound! Arrgh!
Butterbraid forms have been sent out and are due Oct. 24th. Pickup for butterbraids will be Nov. 16.
Swimming for second grade is coming up. Our dates for October are:
Monday, Oct. 17
Monday, Oct. 24
Later dates in spring:
Monday, March 12
Monday, March 16
Monday, April 2
Next Friday will be Johnny Appleseed Day! We will be making applesauce on Fridays, so please bring in some apples by next Wednesday. We will be reading several trade books on Johnny Appleseed instead of doing a story in our reading books. We will also have a list of spelling words related to apples.
Also, Maps testing starts next Monday, Sept. 19. Make sure your child gets plenty of rest the night before! Our Maps schedule:
Sept. 19 Monday 8:40 Reading Test 1
Sept. 20 Tuesday 1:40 Reading Test 2
Sept. 23 Friday 9:55 Math Test 1
Sept. 27 Tuesday 9:55 Math Test 2
Don't forget-School Pictures are tomorrow. Book orders are due Friday! You can order online or turn in the order form to me!
The first week and a half of school has gone so fast! We've had a great start to this year!
Our class has been busy organizing their own classroom library. We finished most of it on Friday. The students and I first sorted all of the class books into fiction and nonfiction categories. After we completed that task, they helped sort them into sub-categories. We put alike books into book tubs and labeled them, such as "weather", "animal characters", "people and places", etc. They each got to color a label for the book tubs. This has been a great activity for them so they can all the books we have in our classroom, as well as to take ownership of the class library!
We have delved into our math curriculum with place value; that can be a challenging math concept. The students have been working on their writing packet. I have been reading Arthur books to the class, while the students have been been doing related Arthur activities. We dove into our science book this week and will continue to more on several lessons next week.
We were quite the busy class! Just to let you know, school pictures will be on Thursday, Sept. 8th. Forms should be going home soon!