Mr. Judge's 2nd Grade Telegraph!!

9/7/15...Vol. 2

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THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!

Thank you for EVERYONE who contributed to the class hand sanitizer supply!
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Parent night is Wednesday!!!

Please come join us as we meet to discuss curriculum, expectations and more...IT'S ALL ABOUT 2ND GRADE!

-9/9: Parent night is Wednesday (5:30-7:00). We will be meeting in the school cafeteria!

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Hello!

Well, I hope everyone is well. I hear we're supposed to be getting cooler weather (fingers crossed)!!
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COMMUNICATION IS THE KEY!!!

I am SO GLAD to have been getting messages from parents! It is one of my FIRST PRIORITIES (personally and professionally) to maintain good, positive communication. Besides email, I have been happy with the use of Class Messenger. ALSO, If you have a spouse, or another parent who HAS NOT been receiving messages, PLEASE ask them to email me so we can get them connected!


scott.judge@leanderisd.org



If you haven't joined Class Messenger yet, PLEASE take a moment to follow these quick steps:



Here is the link to sigh up:


https://my.classmessenger.com/pdf/view/JUDGE+2015-2016/Mr.+Judge+/7WJHHJ/parent_handout/?language=eng


OR,



Class name:JUDGE 2015-2016





Teacher name: Mr. Judge




Class code:7WJHHJ

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What's Happening This Week!

There is a lot of learning happening in second grade this week!! For Science/Social Studies the class will be learning about Locations on Maps, Continents, Oceans and the Water Cycle. For math, the class will work with Double Plus or Minus One, Even and Odd, comparing numbers, working on subtraction and introducing the game, "Whats the Difference?" In Language Arts we will cover Unit 2; which, their, said, if, do Phonics: ch, sh, th, wh, ph . Also in reading, Kevin Henkes: Comparing works, character traits, motivations and feelings. For writing, the focus will be on Strategies for drafting and revising by adding more details.

For more info on our curriculum, or for more practice at home, please visit the 2nd Grade website, attached below!

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A Special Treat From Mr. Jim!

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Guest Reader, Jim Sibigtroth


For years, RayLand has been treated with the storytelling of, "Mr. Jim!" Mr. Jim has been coming to Reagan for years on Tuesdays/Thursdays to share an array of storytelling styles and cultures with our students. This year, we are lucky to have Mr. Jim in our 2nd grade on Tuesday(s) at 1 PM!! The following is a message from Mr. Jim. He wanted to share a recipe that came from a recent story he read to the class. He promises that other than being present (for children's safety) that this recipe can be made entirely by your children!!!



2nd grade teachers,


When I read the story "A Song for Lena", I promised your students that I would give you a recipe for a chicken pot pie that they could easily make themselves to fix dinner for their family and win some brownie points with their moms. This is the link to the recipe on my Google drive. You can print it or just publish the link so they can access it directly.


https://goo.gl/4XsxQ7


The recipe has a shopping list with pictures from HEB and there are pictures for each step. It uses pre-made pie crusts that are already rolled out and rolled up in the package so you just unroll them and lay them in the pan. It uses a rotisserie chicken and they just let it cool, wash their hands, and tear the chicken off the bones. It tears easily so they don't need to use a knife. The whole thing takes 10 or 15 minutes and then bakes in the oven for about 50-60 minutes. It is very easy and pretty fool proof.


Thanks,

Mr Jim

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ALERTS, WHAT'S COMING UP!!!

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Interested in Helping Our Classroom?

We LOVE having volunteers!!


If you would like to come in and help the class please contact me, scott.judge@leanderisd.org ASAP!


We'd love to have you in!!

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See What We're Up To!!!

Please follow us on Twitter @scottjudge07 and #ReaganRays


Also, don't forget to visit the 2nd Grade website!

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Thank You!!!

I am VERY grateful for everyone's help and support! If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to e-mail, or call the school (512) 570-7200. I hope everyone has an AMAZING week ahead!!


Smiles, SCOTT :~)