Crew's News - Mrs. Copeland's Class

Friday, December 19, 2014

Have a wonderful holiday and have fun with the Official Santa Dance :)

The Santa Dance Official Music Video!

What are we up to? (When we return from break)

Reading - Identifying, locating, and using non-fiction text features to help us better understand what we are reading.

IXL - https://www.ixl.com/signin/indiahook

  • Dictionary Skills: 2nd grade Lang. Arts - HH.1, HH.2
  • Compound Words: 2nd grade Lang. Arts - EE.1, EE.2 and 3rd grade Lang. Arts - QQ.3


Writing -
Learning how to write like a scientist (using a hypothesis and learning the scientific method). Creating lab reports to go along with our science experiments.

Math -
Two-step word problems (no re-grouping)

IXL - https://www.ixl.com/signin/indiahook

  • Grade Level Practice: 2nd grade - Mixed Operations (L.3)
  • Need a Challenge?: Try any 3 digit addition or subtraction word problems.


**Excellent Website for Word Problem Practice - http://mrnussbaum.com/second-grade-operations-and-algebraic-thinking/


Science - Force and Motion unit

***Make sure you ask your child about their force and motion dance classes!***

Here are the videos we are using in class to help us understand force and motion. The flocabulary link has a GREAT song that we are using daily!

Attention Parents - Please note the following dates

January 15 is a 1/2 day for ALL students. They will be dismissed at 11:00. There will be no challenger on that day.


January 16 is a teacher workday - no school for students.


January 19 is a holiday for all, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday.

Important Dates

DECEMBER
  • December 21 - Jan 3 - NO SCHOOL - Christmas Break


JANUARY

  • January 5 - Return to school
  • January 6 - Box Top Collection Day and SIC meeting at 4 pm
  • January 15 - HALF DAY FOR STUDENTS - NO CHALLENGER
  • January 16 - Teacher Workday - NO SCHOOL for students
  • January 19- MLK Day - NO SCHOOL


Attention Parents - Please note the following dates

January 15 is a 1/2 day for ALL students. They will be dismissed at 11:00. There will be no challenger on that day.


January 16 is a teacher workday - no school for students.


January 19 is a holiday for all, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday.

Bricks4Kidz

Register on or before this Sunday, Dec 21st and take $5 off our...

3-Day Space Explorers Camp

at YMCA in Baxter Village

Mon-Wed, Dec 29-31

9a-12p

Boyz & Girlz ages 6-12



Visit the site below to register for the Bricks 4 Kidz program.
http://www.bricks4kidz.com/southcarolina-fortmill-charlotte/

VOLUNTEERS **You must be on this list in order to chaperone or volunteer!**

IHES is so fortunate to have wonderful parents willing to volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering, please be sure to follow the application process outlined below.


All volunteers must go through the application process to get an ID card and to be an approved volunteer. Name on volunteer card and state issued id should match.

http://www.rock-hill.k12.sc.us/community/volunteerapplication.aspx


If you are unsure whether you are on this list or not, please let me know and I will find out for you.

Breakfast with Santa

The PTO at Sunset Park will host "Breakfast with Santa" this Saturday, Dec. 20, between 8:00-10:00 at Fatz Café on Herlong Avenue. The cost will be $7/adults and $4/child. There's a rumor that Santa may bring Mrs. Claus this year, so this would also be a great photo opportunity!

Hour of Code Tutorials still available...

The Hour of Code is an introduction to computer science and programming.


To Learn More


Event Flyer

http://hourofcode.com/us


http://code.org/learn

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As always, feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns! Have a great weekend!

-Mrs. Copeland