Simply Second

Week of APRIL 25 TH

Curriculum Connections

Reader's Workshop - Extend, review understanding of fluency and comprehension strategies. Monitor and adjust reading maintaining meaning in their research texts.

Writer's Workshop - Writing a friendly letter to explain.

Math - Linear Measurement, fractions

Science -interdependence of organisms and their environment, how plants meet their needs.

Social Studies- Who are our leaders and how do they lead?

Dress Code Reminder

As the weather becomes warmer please be sure that your child is dressed within the guidelines outlined in the GCISD Student Code of Conduct. The paragraph below is a summary of acceptable clothing criteria. "Shorts or skirts must be long enough to extend mid-thigh and allow students to be able to stand, sit and/or bend with modesty • Opaque or colored hosiery will not be considered pants when worn with a shirt • Shirts must cover the midriff at all times • Tank/tube tops with proper underclothing must be worn with an over blouse buttoned halfway up. • Sleeveless blouses/tops must have the outside edge of the sleeve touch the outside edge of the shoulder." Guidelines can be can be viewed in their entirety in the Student Code of Conduct on the district website. Thank you for your cooperation.

Classroom Supplies

Please check with your child to see if they are running low on supplies such as pencils.

Second Grade Field Trip to Dove Park

Second Grade will spend the day at Dove Park rotating through Science stations and playing on the playground on April 27th. Please be sure to complete both sides of the permission slip when it comes home return no later than Friday, April 22nd. No chaperones will be needed for this field trip.

Looking Ahead

April 27th - Second Grade at Dove Park

May 4th- Closed campus for STAAR testing. No visitors

May 9th - May 11th - Closed campus for STAAR testing. No visitors.

May 12th - Ci's Ci's Pizza Night

May 27th - No school. Bad Weather Make up day

May 30th - No School - Memorial Day

May 31st - Field Day

STAAR Testing

Dove will be a closed campus during the next upcoming STAAR testing days. No visitors will be allowed in the building.