What's New In C2

~ March 19 to April 6 ~

Curriculum Corner

Literacy

Currently, our C2 learners have been working on:

RI.2.3 Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.


Coming up:

POETRY!

Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song. This will be a 3-4 week long study, including:

I. Introduction to Poetry

II. Figurative Language & Mental Imagery

III. Types of Poetry

Read interactive stories at home with your child!

Book Flix

username: chenangoes password: bookflix

Tumble Books

username: crosby password: books

Cursive

Cursive- We are more than halfway through the year! If you would like to assist your learner with additional practice, please do not hesitate to utilize some of the resources below.

Resources for Home

Math

We are finishing up our study on time and money. Looking ahead, we will be focusing on the following skills listed below through whole group, small group, and number talks!


Standards we are working on:

2.MD.1 - Choosing and using the appropriate measurement tools (ruler, yardstick, meter stick, measuring tape)

2.MD.2 - Accurately measuring to the nearest inch and centimeter

2.MD.3 - Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.


Other things to practice:

Fact Fluency- Use flash cards, Front Row, or you can ask your child various single digit math facts

Money- Knowing the value of each coin, learning to add them up

Time- To the nearest 5 minutes

Regrouping - Knowing when to borrow from the tens place and carry (Addition and Subtraction).

Below you will find some parent tips to support 2nd grade math and some FUN ideas you can do as a family.

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The BarnWhites Family

Davis Family

Field Experience

On Wednesday, April 4, the Davis family took a field trip to extend their learning on their project "Hospitals, Doctors, and Dentists." We were fortunate to visit Life South Blood Center and Kingry Orthodontics!
https://youtu.be/gmWqRFNZ0dw

Lee Family

Franklin Family

Moore Family

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All about Honey Bees...

We have sent it off and are waiting to receive our PUBLISHED book back! We can hardly wait!

Steindorff Family

Congrats Sophie and Isabella for reading 100 books!

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Mark Your Calendar!

April 10 - Tshirt contest submissions due

April 12 - Kindergarten Kickoff (Open house for incoming kindergarteners), C2 Vision Screening

April 13 - Field trip to Davis Theater "Charlotte's Web" ($14), plant fundraiser due

April 20 - McWane Center money due ($37), Patriot Games

April 24 - PTSA Meeting

May 1 to 3 - Book Fair

May 10 - Field trip to McWane Center

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Order your PRES yearbook!

PRES Yearbooks will be for sale online until April 17th. Click here to go to the Total Image page where you can purchase yours today! Don’t miss your opportunity to own the first PRES Yearbook!

Nancy's Italian Ice on Wednesdays!

Don't forget - Pike Road C6 students will be selling Nancy's Italian Ice! There will be one flavor of the week, and students must bring $2 on Tuesday to have one waiting for them on Wednesday afternoons at 2:00!

PTSA Popcorn Fridays

In case you didn't hear! This is the 1st Friday of every month! You can send in $2 for popcorn and $3 for popcorn and a juice if you haven't already bought it for the rest of the year.

Lead Learner Wishlist

Throughout the year, our classes will be doing a variety of activities that will require or be enhanced by certain materials. Some families ask how they help from time to time. Below each lead learner has listed items that would be used for classroom activities and projects. Thank you!


Mrs. Barner - Erasers

Mrs. Davis - recess toys, snacks
http://a.co/e4A773p

Mrs. Franklin -http://a.co/3ZBnxQD

Miss Lee - http://a.co/hLoZLNt

Mrs. Moore - https://amzn.com/w/IEF5B4GF3FJ

Mrs. Steindorff - Recess toys, Lysol spray

https://amzn.com/w/3TULHQCAK3N9W

Miss Whiten - https://amzn.com/w/1QO630RUM8FET

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Important Information

School Operating Hours

School Start Time: 8 AM

School End Time: 3 PM


Community 2 "Specials" Block:

12:29 - 1:14


Community 2 Lunch Block

Barner/Whiten: 11:05 - 11:30

Davis/Moore: 11:09 - 11:34

Steindorff/Lee: 11:13 - 11:38

Franklin: 11:17 - 11:42


**Breakfast $2.00

**Lunch $3.50