Mrs. Winebarger's 2nd-3rd Class

3-15 to 3-19

Have a great week everyone!

Only 3 weeks until Spring Break!


I am so proud of all your hard work and bucket filling this past week! I know that with positive attitudes we can achieve so much in Second and Third Grade! Keep up the great work!



"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." - Thomas Edison

Try your best this week and never give up!

Important Reminders

2nd Grade Parents:

Your child will need an in/cm ruler for math class beginning 3-02 through the end of March. If your child will need a ruler from school, please let me know. I will have rulers in the front office for pick up.


Important Dates:

3-19 Remote Learning Day

3-22 Third quarter ends

3-23 Fourth quarter begins

3-24 Report Cards

4-02 to 4-09 Spring Break

5-26 Last Day of School/Early Dismissal


1. March 24th Report Cards

Report Cards will be printed/signed by myself and Mrs. Spears or Mrs. Cleary. There will be important papers attached to your child's report for math and reading. I will also be including part of learning packet for the 3-29 weekly packet. If you would like the report card mailed to you, please let me know. I would be happy to send it through the mail. I have also included a Spring Treat with the report card packets for each student!


Please pick up report cards between Wednesday, March 24 and Friday March 26th.


2. Wednesday, March 17th

I have an all day meeting on Wednesday. There will be no live zoom classes. All lessons and activities for 2nd/3rd grade will be posted on google classroom for the day. This is a regular school day and attendance will be taken.


3. Please be sure your child is completing all learning responsibilities daily.

This includes each zoom class, paper copy of any assignment in weekly packets and/or paper copies of any assignment posted on Google classroom, google classroom assignments, google forms, google docs, razkids, dreambox, MobyMax math fact fluency, etc.


Please also ensure that all required paper copy of assignments have been turned in for grading through class dojo messages.

Wednesday, March 17th

I have an all day meeting on Wednesday. There will be no live zoom classes. All lessons and activities for 2nd/3rd grade will be posted on google classroom for the day. This is a regular school day and attendance will be taken.

Friday, March 19th Remote Learning Day

Students will participate in learning activities at home today. It is a district and school expectation that this is a remote learning day, which means I will be taking attendance. Our school has prepared a packet of activities of your child to complete on Friday. You may pick those packets up in the office beginning on 3-15 through 3-18. Today's Smore link will be posted on google classroom later this week. Please send pictures of completed activities through class dojo messages.


According to our district for Remote Instruction ....

Students who are participating in remote learning are counted as present-off-site if they are ...

1. Engaged in completing assignments

2. On pace in participating in the Zoom classes

3. Given social emotional support

4. 2-Way Communication with the student and/or family has taken place by phone call --- meeting --- email --- dojo message --- etc…


If none of the above are true your child is counted absent.

(This is taken directly from our 2020-2021 Attendance Procedures Document)


With that said, if no work samples are turned in via class dojo messages and/or I have no communication from family on Friday, then your child will be counted absent. If you have any questions, please contact me.

Revised School Calendar

25 Day Reading Challenge

2nd Grade Learning Targets

Math:

I can add and subtract within 1000 using strategies learned in class. Concrete models or drawings, Strategies based on place value, Properties of operations, Relationship between addition and subtraction (Review Skill)


I can measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements; describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen. (New Skill)


I can measure to find how much longer one object is than another, knowing the length difference of a standard length unit. (New Skill)


I can solve addition and subtraction word problems, within 100, using lengths that are given in the same units, using equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem. (Review Skill)


I can tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m (Review Skill)


I can solve word problems using quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies within 99 cents, using cent symbol. Whole dollar amounts, using the $ symbol. (Review Skill)


Reading:

I can ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (Review Skill)


I can find the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text. (Review Skill)


I can tell how specific images contribute to and clarify a text. (New Skill)


I can know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams. (Continuing Skill)


I can write my first name in cursive handwriting. (Review Skill)


I can read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. I can read on-level grade text with purpose and understanding. (continuing Skill)


Writing:

I can write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section (New Skill)


Science:

I can summarize the life cycle of animals - Frogs (New Skills)


Zones/Health:

I can know my emotions and manage stress. (Continuing Skill)

3rd Grade Learning Targets

Math:

I can find the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths by tiling without gaps or overlaps and counting unit squares. (Review Skill)


I can relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition (New Skill)

A. Find the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths by tiling it and show that the area is the same as would be found by multiplying the side

lengths.

B. Multiply side lengths to find areas of rectangles with whole-number side lengths in the context of solving problems and represent whole-number products

as rectangular areas in mathematical reasoning.

C. Use tiles and/or arrays to illustrate and explain that the area of a rectangle can be found by partitioning it into two smaller rectangles, and that the area of

the large rectangle is the sum of the two smaller rectangles


I can solve problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, and finding an unknown side length. (New Skill)


I can solve two-step word problems using addition, subtraction, and multiplication, representing problems using equations with a symbol for the unknown number. (Continuing Review Skill)


Reading:

I can find the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea. (New Skill)


I can determine and/or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: context clues, word parts, word relationships, and reference materials. (continuing Skill)


I can recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text. (Review Skill)


I can know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. (Continuing Skills)


Writing:

I can write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

I can write lower and upper case letters in cursive.

I can write my name in cursive.


I can write opinion pieces on topics/texts supporting a point of view with reasons(Review Skill)


Science:

I can know that changes in the length/direction of an object’s shadow indicate the apparent changing position of the Sun. (New Skill)


Social Studies:

I can explain why people become entrepreneurs.

I can give examples of entrepreneurship in various regions of our state.

I can create a design for an original product based on supply and demand.



Health/Zones:

I can know my emotions and manage stress. (Continuing Skill)

Clever

1. Google Classroom 2. Brain Pop Jr. Assignments 3. Razkids 4. Dreambox

Contact Information

Daily Office Hours 10:40-11:30

You may also call the school phone between 7:30-8:30, 10:40-11:30, and 2:30-4:00 with any questions/concerns you may have during the day. If you send a dojo message or school phone message, I will respond as soon as I can.


You may contact me by the following ways:


  • school phone
  • class dojo**
  • scheduled zoom conferences


**Please remember I do not check class dojo messages before 7:30am or after 4:00pm. Thank you for respecting the posted quiet hours on class dojo.