Stellar Second Graders
Mrs. Coffey, Mrs. Mayo, & Ms. Zerbel
- special numbers (3 and 7)
- talking animals
- evil characters
- good characters
- "Once upon a time..."
Valentine's Day Info - Read Carefully
Valentine's Day is coming up on Wednesday, February 14th from 2:30 - 3:30! We wanted to let you know that we do a whole grade party similar to the Christmas and Halloween party.
Students are asked to bring in a decorated box between Tuesday, February 5th - Thursday, February 7th. It should be a shoebox size or larger. It should have an opening slot big enough for cards to fit through. Please make sure their name is written in large letters (first and last name).
Students are asked to create 48 valentines (since we are a double class). Please have your child sign the card, but leave the To: blank. This year, due to the new policies, please prepare non-food, non-candy valentines.
Students will pass out valentines in groups each day. (We can't have all 49 kids at the same time.) Please have your child bring his/her valentines on the following day:
#1-10 Thursday, February 7th
#11-20 Friday, February 8th
#21-30 Monday, February 11th
#31-40 Tuesday, February 12th
#41-51 Wednesday, February 13th
Students are welcome to write cards for specialist teachers and staff, including, but not limited to Mrs. Nikolic, Mrs. Crocker, Mr. Mosley, Mrs. Kostreva, Mrs. Sweet, Mrs. Delapaz, Mrs. Applebaum, and/or Mrs. Langer.
Students are asked to bring in a decorated box on Tuesday, February 12th. It should be a shoebox size or larger. It should have an opening slot big enough for cards to fit through. Please make sure their name is written in large letters (first and last name).
Students are asked to create 24 valentines on Wednesday, February 13th. Please have your child sign the card, but leave the To: blank. This year, due to the new policies, please prepare non-food, non-candy valentines.
Students are welcome to write cards for specialist teachers and staff, including, but not limited to Mrs. Nikolic, Mrs. Crocker, Mr. Mosley, Mrs. Kostreva, Mrs. Sweet, Mrs. Delapaz, and/or Mrs. Burtch.
Happy Birthday January Kids!
Math Homework Log
Home Usage Expectations:
- The only person that should be playing on your child's account is your child. This is the only way DreamBox can assess their understanding of math concepts. Please refrain from helping your child get the right answer. The more DreamBox thinks they understand, the harder it will get for them. To understand their "just right" level, we have to let them work through their mistakes!
-Plan on at least 20 minutes for each session.
-Students can always play longer than minimum minutes.
-Each time your child uses Dreambox, please mark it on the monthly calendar. So, if your child plays for 20 minutes on Monday, 1/14, you will mark "20" in the 14th box of January. Please sign the log and turn in the log on February 1st.
Please let your child's homeroom teacher know if you have any questions or concerns. DreamBox is a great tool to grow our mathematicians brains, and your help and support at home will only make them stronger!
Reading Home Log & Fairy Tale Challenge
January reading logs are due on February 1st. We will keep track of reading minutes on the "Pizza Hut" Book-It program calendar. Even if you don't want the Book-It! coupon, please fill out that calendar. (It will save us from having multiple reading logs.) Remember to put your child's name on the form by having them "sign" the signature line.
Keep going with the Fairy Tale Challenge. I love hearing all about the books that the children are reading. So exciting! As a reminder, we are challenging students to read as many fairy tales as possible at home. Look at the library, online, and in your own book collections. There are many different versions of the same story. Any version from any culture is acceptable. These books can count towards the Book It! reading log as well. In library, students will be encouraged to check out fairy tale books. This is due on Monday, February 4, 2019.