Second Grade News

Rasor Elementary - Plano, Texas

May 9, 2016

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STAAR Assessments Monday - Wednesday for 3rd and 5th grades

With the STAAR assessments Monday - Wednesday, we will not be able to have any visitors for lunch or throughout each of these three days. Thank you for understanding. We want to provide the students with the best testing environment.
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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.


MathMay 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.

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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.

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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

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