7:35-7:45 Greet Class 7:45-7:55 Announcements, Morning Work 7:55-8:25 Handwriting, D.E.A.R. Time & Small Group Pull-out 8:25-8:55 Whole Group Reading 8:55-9:15 Grammar & Spelling 9:15-9:40 Guided Reading Groups, Centers 9:45-10:00 Recess 10:00 -10:05 Restroom/Water Break 10:05-10:30 Guided Reading Groups & Literacy Centers 10:30-10:50 Writer’s Workshop & Author’s Chair 10:55-11:25 Lunch 11:25-11:35 Restroom/Water Break 11:35-11:55 Continue Writer’s Workshop & Author’s Chair 11:55-12:25 Social Studies/Science 12:30-1:35 Math, Target Math Wall 1:40-2:25 Specials: Day 1: P.E, Day 2: Music, Day 3: P.E., Day 4: Computer, Day 5: P.E., Day 6: Art 2:30-2:45 Pack it up/Read Aloud (Chapter Book) 2:45 Dismiss Students ~Snacks & Water Bottle- You may bring a healthy snack from home and a water bottle with a top to keep at your desk. ~Conference/Planning Time: 1:40-2:25 (Tuesday is our team planning day during conference time.)
Behavior Calendar – Check daily & initial Homework : READ 15-20 Minutes Daily Students are responsible for turning in homework page stapled to Newsletter each Friday. Students will present their weekly Reader’s Response Journal each Friday. Practice Math Facts (No Documentation needs to be turned in) Practice Spelling Words (No Documentation needs to be turned in) Graded Papers: If grade is below a 70, Please Sign and Return If grade is above a 70, Please Keep (to display on fridge)
General Promotion Requirements 70% end-of-year average in reading and in math work on grade level in math read and comprehend unseen text at an ending 2nd grade level fluency expectation is 10 times your child’s age (Ex. Age 7X10 =70wpm)by the end of second grade demonstrate most of the 2nd grade TEKS in reading, language arts, and math
Students must sit in the hallway assigned by their teacher. Student may NOT arrive before 7 a.m., as teachers are not on duty to supervise them. Students must practice math facts, read a book, or study spelling words each morning before the bell. Students can only leave with permission. All electronic game devices must be left at home.
Walk Ask permission before leaving your chair Sit properly in chair Talk quietly Touch only your food- NO SHARING PLEASE!(Students’ behavior is monitored and recorded daily)
Play only in designated areas. Use equipment safely and appropriately. Leave objects where you found them. Avoid unnecessary physical contact- No tag!
Kuentz School Rules Y.E.L.PYour choices are your own.Everyone shows respect.Listen and follow directions.Position yourself for success.
Classroom Management Outstanding = (Your child will choose a reward) Making Good Choices= (Extra Sticker) Ready to Learn= (Keep sticker in binder) Think About It= (Walk 3 Minutes at recess) Loss of Privilege=(Walk 6 minutes at recess and fill out “Think Sheet”) Parent Contact =(Walk all of recess and fill out “Think Sheet” and “Parent Contact Sheet”) If your child gets to parent contact I will dial your number and your child will talk to you about the situation
Every Friday a newsletter will be sent home containing homework assignments, spelling words, and a brief description of curriculum in each subject. Visit my webpage at www.nisd.net for a new copy of the newsletter, information about me, our daily schedule, upcoming events, and some fun websites for your children.
Report cards will be issued every nine weeks. Your child will receive a numerical grade for Reading and Math. Reading levels this year will correlate with new NISD expectations that match our new reading adoption and testing materials. Your child will receive a letter grade in all other subjects. E-Excellent S-Satisfactory N- Needs Improvement U-Unsatisfactory
Birthday Celebrations Invitations for birthday parties may be distributed at school if all boys, all girls, or all students are invited. To celebrate student birthdays, parents may bring store bought cookies, cupcakes, donuts, or packaged snacks.
Attendance is a priority! Any student who arrives after 7:45 will be counted tardy and issued a slip by the office. Any student who arrives after 9:00 will be counted absent unless they have a note from a physician. If a child is sent home before 9am they are considered absent. Any student that is absent for 3 consecutive days must provide a statement from a health clinic or physician verifying the illness. Vacations are UNEXCUSED absences, even if a note is sent in. Personal illness, doctor appointments, family emergencies or a death in the family are EXCUSED absences. Children absent from school must provide the teacher with a note upon their return including the current date and date of absence, child’s name, reason and parent signature.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions, comments or concerns. My conference time is from 1:40-2:25. I will try to respond to any phone calls, notes or emails at that time. E-mail- Vanessa.Hawley@nisd.net Phone - 397-8050 Ext. 3153 FYI: Tuesday is our team planning day during conference time. (**please call the front office before 2:00 regarding any changes in transportation**)