Second Grade News
Rasor Elementary Plano, Texas
October 13, 2015
Upcoming Important Dates
Monday, October 12th - Students Holiday and Parent/Teacher Conference Day
Wednesday, October 14th - Plano Senior High School Homecoming Parade @ 6:00 - Pep Rally after the Parade in the PSHS gym - GO WILDCATS!
Friday, October 16th - Nine Weeks Assembly and Read to a Million Kick-off
Friday, October 16th - PSHS Homecoming Game
October 19th - 23rd - Book Fair Week
Wednesday, October 21st - Fall Picture Day
Thursday, October 22 - Literacy Night - Camp Read-A-Lot @ 6:00
October 26th - 30th - Red Ribbon Week - more information coming
Friday, October 31st - Red Ribbon Week Parade - 8:00 am - 2nd Grade Box Cars - more information below
Homework for the week of October 12th - 16th
Your child's homework is posted in your child's ROCKET folder. Homework will be given to the students on Friday and then it is due by the following Friday.
Homework for this upcoming week is as follows:
- Reading – at least 20 minutes nightly - initial in the box each day your child reads for at least 20 minutes. Also, remember to have them fillout their reading log.
- Reading Fluency Passage - your child is to read the passage three times for one minute. Read the passage once and time for one minute. Count the number of words read correctly. Practice passage and then read a second time and time for one minute. Count the number of words read in one minute. Practice passage again and then read for the third time and count the number of words read in one minute.
- Math – October Monthly Math Booklet - Days 12-15
Spelling - Your child needs to complete 2 activities that follow the spelling pattern and Dolch words for the week. The spelling pattern is words with the silent "e"
Learn 2 Earn - Motivate reading and writing to develop lifelong learners
Student online reading log. Your child has been set up with your teacher classroom. Once they receive their login, they will be able to go on log in their minutes. They are also able to leave message and answer questions. They get to earn coins for reading and writing about their books their have read.
News in Second Grade
PUMPKIN BOOK CHARACTERS
2nd Grade Classloom Parent/Teacher Communication
Remember to check your child's folder each night. When we send home completed work, it is put in the back pocket (stay at home) and when we have notes from the office or us, we usually put them in the front pocket so that you see them when you open the folder. Even though the pocket says "Bring back to school," we do not want them back unless it is something that you are to fill out and return to school.
Learning Through Technology
BEDTIME MATH - a new math site and a great resource
Last week it was reported in the Journal of Science that the use of the App over the course of a year improved children's math skills by as much as three months more than their counterparts. http://bedtimemath.org/
The Leader in Me
Developing Leaders One Child at a Time
To Live, to Love, to Learn, to Leave a Legacy
Seven Habits of Happy Kids
What are the 7 Habits:
- Be Proactive
- Begin with the End in Mind
- Put First Things First
- Think Win-Win
- Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
- Sharpen the Saw
Second Grade Mission Statement
•Be a leader by being
•Engaged in learning
•Always doing our best
•Always being polite
•Doing the right thing by realizing that
•Every habit is important in
•Reaching our GOALS and becoming a Leader