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Open house 2010

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Open house 2010

  1. 1. Mrs. Nicholson’s Second Grade “Diving into a GREAT year!”
  2. 2. Contact Info <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  3. 3. Forms <ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Photo/Video Permission </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Homework folders are sent home daily. </li></ul><ul><li>I will check homework folders each day. You may choose to do the homework all in one night or do it nightly. </li></ul><ul><li>Please return homework folders daily. </li></ul><ul><li>Fluency passages are now coming home and should be completed nightly. </li></ul>Homework
  5. 5. Management <ul><li>Positive Reinforcement- Happy Sticks for group behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Tally marks for individual behaviors. </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive talking. </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior slips will be sent home as needed. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Reading Program <ul><li>Weekly stories—test, CRCT practice test, language skills test, and spelling test </li></ul><ul><li>Theme test—end of the theme; usually 6 stories. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fluency <ul><li>Passages sent home on Monday. </li></ul><ul><li>Fluency is done in class. </li></ul><ul><li>80/125 words per minute </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehension, speed, expression </li></ul>
  8. 8. Math <ul><li>Chapters—usually 5 days </li></ul><ul><li>I do, You do, We do </li></ul><ul><li>Centers </li></ul><ul><li>Book tests </li></ul><ul><li>Posttest </li></ul>
  9. 9. Grading Weights <ul><li>Selected Response – 40% </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple choice </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed Response – 40% </li></ul><ul><li>Short answers </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the blank </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Tasks – 20% </li></ul><ul><li>projects </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>CRCT--Spring </li></ul>Testing
  11. 11. Important things to know… <ul><li>You must send me a note or call the office if your child has a transportation change, otherwise the child will go home as usual. </li></ul><ul><li>Have your child in school every day. </li></ul><ul><li>Send excuse notes for absences. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Technology <ul><li>Smart Board </li></ul><ul><li>CPS </li></ul><ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>ELMO </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Flip Cam </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Camera </li></ul>
  13. 13. Donations <ul><li>Can Tabs </li></ul><ul><li>Box Tops for Education </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow Highlighters </li></ul><ul><li>Red Pens </li></ul><ul><li>Regular Paper towels </li></ul>
  14. 14. Questions????
  15. 15. Thank you for coming!!

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