Abc’s of second grade


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Abc’s of second grade

  1. 1. Welcome to our classroom!<br />Mrs. Conlin<br />Room 7 – ext 407<br />
  2. 2. Meet our VIP’s!<br />Principal<br />Mr. Barkman<br />Secretary<br />Mrs. Edwards<br />
  3. 3. A Friendly Face At Shanksville<br />Mr. Adam Wilfong<br /> Our Guidance Counselor<br />Phone 267-4649<br />Ext. 217<br />
  4. 4. ABC’s of Second Grade<br />
  5. 5. A is for…<br />Attendance-written excuse when your child returns.<br />Agenda - initial each night<br /><ul><li>Abbreviations</li></ul>Sp-spelling<br />Rd-reading<br />H.W.-homework<br />P.-page<br />Eng.-English<br />
  6. 6. B is for…<br />Book orders - Once every other month<br />Place order slip and money in an envelope with your child’s name on.<br />Order on line.<br />Birthday treats -always welcomed!<br />
  7. 7. C is for…<br />Communication<br />Write to me in agenda or note.<br />Call me at school<br />E-mail me at--<br /><br />
  8. 8. D is for…<br />Discipline - Social Contract <br />Refer to social contract<br />First verbal warning and discussing appropriate behavior needed.<br />Second 5 minutes off recess<br />Third calling home.<br />Fourth talking to Mr. Barkman.<br />
  9. 9. E is for…<br />Emergency information<br />Keep up to date<br />Call office to make updates<br />Please inform me if a family pet is ill or dies.<br />Please inform me if a family member is ill.<br />These can affect behavior in the classroom.<br />
  10. 10. F is for…<br />Folders – <br />Students write in agenda each morning <br />Homework is packed for the evening<br />Check both and clean out folder<br />Field Trip<br />Spring play<br />Living Treasures Zoo.<br />
  11. 11. G is for…<br />Grades - 10% grading scale<br />Four nine week periods<br />Grades are updated and posted on website<br /><ul><li>Guided Reading Groups</li></ul>Small groups<br />Once/twice a week<br />On reading level of child<br />
  12. 12. H is for…<br />Homework - Monday-Friday<br />Helps review and practice skills.<br />No more than 20-30 minutes each night.<br />Check together next day<br />Give time during day to work and ask for help.<br />Handwriting<br />Printing<br />Cursive<br />
  13. 13. I is for…<br />Important information<br />Make sure your child knows to give me all notes for the office.<br />Independent Reading<br />Chapter books in room or bring one from home to read when work is complete.<br />SSR<br />
  14. 14. J is for…<br />Job well done<br />Celebrate their successes each night as you review their folder.<br />
  15. 15. K is for…<br />Kindness <br />Learn about being kind to others and ourselves every day. <br />Bullying program.<br />Shanksville has a zero tolerance policy for bullying.<br />
  16. 16. L is for…<br />Library<br />Books<br />Students responsible for returning each week.<br />Lunch<br />Free/reduced lunches<br />Come and eat with your child<br />
  17. 17. M is for…<br />Money<br />Envelope with name on<br />Lunch/milk drink deposit slips<br />Medications<br />Nurse will distribute all medications <br />Cough drops on my desk<br />Bottled water is allowed as long as it is not a toy.<br />
  18. 18. N is for…<br />Notes and Newsletter<br />I will keep you informed on any new activities, changes or concerns.<br />Needs<br />Classroom supplies<br />Tissues<br />Hand sanitizer, etc.<br />
  19. 19. O is for…<br />Opportunities to help<br />PALS program<br />
  20. 20. P is for…<br />PTSA<br />Field trips<br />Room supplies<br />Parties<br /><ul><li>Phonics
  21. 21. Slingerland
  22. 22. Consonant Clusters
  23. 23. Blends
  24. 24. Vowel Combinations
  25. 25. Phonogram Chart </li></li></ul><li>Q is for…<br />Questions<br />ASK me anything that is not clear.<br />?<br />
  26. 26. R is for…<br />Reading<br />Reading book goes home twice a week for homework<br />Mini books to be read to you then signed.<br />Red Heart Words-also know as red flag words.<br />Reading Rerun Books-poems<br />Recess<br /> Water <br />
  27. 27. S is for…<br />Spelling<br />Wednesday - pre-test<br />Friday-final<br />100% on Wednesday no test on Friday<br />Social Studies<br />Science<br />Shoeboxes<br />
  28. 28. T is for…<br />Title 1 services <br />Mrs. Noble<br />Title 1 Aide<br />Work with small group.<br />Testing-<br />Dibels<br />Thank you <br />Thank you for all you do.<br />Your participation will help your child have a successful year.<br />
  29. 29. U is for…<br />Unique<br />Each student is unique.<br />I strive to respect that uniqueness.<br />
  30. 30. V is for…<br />Volunteers<br />All volunteers must sign in at the office.<br />
  31. 31. W is for…<br />Workstations<br />Independent work<br />Websites<br />Teacher website.<br />Check your child’s agenda for any websites that I think are beneficial. <br />
  32. 32. X is for…<br />My eXperience<br />B.S. from UPJ<br />Early Childhood Certification from Pitt main campus<br />Masters from Gannon<br />Four years in second grade<br />Nine years in first grade<br />Long term work in fifth grade<br />Substitute work<br />Teacher’s Aide<br />Wife and mother<br />Husband-Bill<br />Daughter-Jessica<br />My three dogs!<br />
  33. 33. Y and Z are for…<br />This will be a wonderful Year and it will Zoom by! <br />
  34. 34. Abbie<br />Daisy<br /> My Therapy Dogs! <br />Barkley<br />
  35. 35. Thank you for coming.<br />Any questions?<br />