Simply Second

Week of February 15

Curriculum Connections

Reader's Workshop - Fluency and Comprehension

Writer's Workshop-How to organize writing expository writing: Main Idea, supporting it with details, using persuasive language, revising writing

Students will be working on planning an expository writing (writing which makes a statement or gives your opinion) and factual details to support the statement or opinion.

Math - Place Value to 1200, Junior Achievement

Science -Natural Resources -Water

Social Studies- Free Enterprise-Natural Resources and Goods, Production sequence

How decisions of leaders in our community effect goods and services of our community.

Early Dismissal & Student Led Conferences

Remember to pick up your child promptly at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, February 17 and 18th so that teachers can eat their lunch before conferences begin. Please arrive promptly for your scheduled conference.

Valentines

Valentines Celebration

Thanks to all of you who prepared behind the scenes and in the classroom during our Valentine party. Our students always enjoy celebrating friendships with their classmates.

Play It Safe

As a part of our health education at Dove Elementary, a program regarding personal safety issues is presented each year. This year our program will take place on February 26th. Parents who do not wish their children to participate can opt out of the program by completing the form sent home and returning it to school prior to the 26th. If the form is not completed and returned , your child will participate in the program.

Should you have questions, you may contact Mrs. Golden, our school counselor.



Classroom Needs

Thanks to all of you who have donated the needed items to your child's classroom.

Watch for future needs in our newsletter.

Mrs. Mery's Multicultural Language and Art Expressions (McLAE)

K-5th grade students may participate in the Take Care of Texas Art Contest.

Entries must be postmarked on or before March 2, 2016.

15 winners will receive one Samsung tablet each and thhe Grand Prize winner will receive a Samsung laptop.

Login to enter: http://goo.gl/jTl5jJ

Note to participants: Do not forget to include the theme in your artwork:

"TAKE CARE OF TEXAS, IT'S THE ONLY ONE WE'VE GOT"!

Looking Ahead


February 17 Teacher led conferences 11:45 a.m. Early Dismissal

February 18th-Student Led Conferences 11:45 a.m. Early Dismissal

February 19- Jump Rope for Heart during Specials

February 24- Progress Report available

February 26-Play It Safe

March 3- Student-led Conferences/Open House- 5:00-6:30