Second Grade News
Rasor Elementary - Plano, Texas
May 9, 2016
Homework - May 9-13, 2016
Reading – at least 30 minutes nightly - initial in the box each day your child reads for at least 30 minutes. Please remember to initial your child's folder.
Math – May Math Journal - Days 6-10
Spelling - Study words and complete 2 spelling activities - the patterns are very hard this week. Please work on them every night. Break them up into sets and study one type of words each night.
High Frequency Words - practice reading and spelling the 1st and 2nd 100 Words.
Fluency Passage - Read the passage three times this week. Read it once and time if for one minute. Practice the passage and then read it a second time for one minutes. Practice and read it a third time. Hopefully, each time the words per minute have increased.
Creative Family Project
Second Graders are comparing life long ago to their lives in the present. You and your child are to be working on the family project pictured above. Below are the items that should already be completed and place on the poster board.
Week 1: April 25-29 - Family member interview - questions were sent home
Week 2: May 2-6 - Family Tree
Week 3: May 9-14 - Personal Timeline - papers were sent home on Friday
Week 4: May 16-20 - Artifact - information will be sent home this Friday
Week 5: May 23-27 - Speech Outline: will be sent home next Friday
Week 6: May 31 - Bring poster to school to present during this week
We are looking forward to seeing the final projects. If you child has sent up any items each week, we will send them home this week so that you can get the final project completed.
Upcoming Important Dates
May 9th - 11th -Monday - Wednesday - No Visitors due to STAAR testing in 3rd - 5th
Friday, May 20th - Field Day - Volunteers are welcome - sorry no visitors only volunteers will be allowed to attend Field Day
Week of May 23-26 - End of the Year Conferences - your child's teacher will be sending home information about scheduling a conference during that week.
Monday - Kirby's Conference Day
Tuesday - McCary's Conference Day
Wednesday - West's Conference Day
Thursday - Brown's Conference Day
Friday, May 27th - No School
Monday, May 30th - No School - Memorial Day
Friday, June 4th - Last Day of School, Assembly. and Class Party