Mr. Judge's 2nd Grade Telegraph!!

9/15/14...Vol. 2

Greetings and Happy Dot Day!!

The cooler weather was a nice relief this weekend! I hope everyone is well and ready for another WONDERFUL WEEK of learning in Ray Land!! Don't forget Monday, September 15th is Dot Day!! We will be reading the "Dot-Day" book, along with various other activities! Please wear clothing that is 'Dot' like :~)
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What's Happening This Week...

This week the class will be focusing on many exciting topics. In science/social studies, the focus will be on the water cycle and measuring temperature. For math, the class will be using their number racks and creating number lines to help solve story problems. In writing, the class will practice the 5 Steps of Editing, along with organizing short stories. For spelling/phonics, long vowels -ee and -ea, along with -ing endings. In reading, the class will discuss Author's Purpose and Story Structure.


For more info on our curriculum, or for more practice at home, please visit the 2nd Grade website, attached below!

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Books are Beautiful!

I'm not sure if you are aware, but the class has been fully-funded for a grant book project I requested! At the end of the summer I signed up for a project through donorschoose.org to assist the classroom with new books to enhance our classroom library and Guided Reading library. As of last week, the project was fully funded by many gracious donors. Please assist by reading and filling out the attached release form. This will assist with meeting the requirements of the class receving these awesome books. I will also send home on Monday (in the red folders) ahard copy of the form. Please return these forms ASAP (thank you)!
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Special Alerts!!!

Please note 12 PM dismissal Wednesday, please plan accordingly! There will be a sack-lunch form going home Monday that needs to be filled out and returned no later than Tuesday!!!
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Volunteers!

We will have a meeting this week for those interested in volunteering in the classroom. First of all, THANK YOU for offering!! Let's meet Thursday ( 9/18) during the class' specialist time from 2-2:30. We can discuss schedules and the variety of ways to help out in the classroom!
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See What We're Up To!!!

Please follow us on Twitter @scottjudge07 and #ReaganRays


Also, don't forget to visit the 2nd Grade website!

Thank You!!!

For all those who contributed to the class supplies (baby wipes) last week, THANK YOU!! I am VERY grateful for everyone's help and support! If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to e-mail, or call the school (512) 570-7200. I hope everyone has an AMAZING week ahead!!


Smiles, SCOTT :~)