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Hogan Open House

  1. 1. Mrs. Hogan’s 2nd Grade Classroom 2009-2010 Welcome
  2. 2. <ul><li>Educational Background: </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor in Elementary Ed. </li></ul><ul><li>Framingham State College </li></ul><ul><li>Masters: Tech. in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Lesley College </li></ul><ul><li>18 years teaching (Kindergarten & Grade 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Family: Chris, Emily, Cecelia, Erin & Max </li></ul>About Me
  3. 3. Philosophy <ul><li>** Each child will learn how to communicate effectively in a respectful community </li></ul><ul><li>** Each child will work to their best ability and reach their full potential </li></ul>
  4. 4. A day in the eyes of your child. Morning Routine Morning Work Morning Meeting Calender/Weather Reading Writing Lunch/Recess Afternoon Routine Read Aloud Math Science/Social Studies Dismissal Specials: Physical Ed. Media, Art, Health, Music
  5. 5. Homework Please refer to the daily homework folder that is sent home each day. Math: Everyday Math, Math Facts Spelling: Monday pretest, Friday test Reading: Daily Writing: Response for reading Science/Social Studies - occasional project
  6. 6. Morning Meeting <ul><li>Morning Meeting: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Game </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Morning Message </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weather </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Days in School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CARES - cooperation, assertion, responsibility, empathy, self control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FACTS - focus, attitude, confidence, try your best, stamina </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Language Arts <ul><li>Our reading series is Literacy By Design by Rigby. </li></ul><ul><li>Through whole class, small group and independent reading experiences, children will have the opportunity to improve their skills in comprehension, vocabulary, fluency and phonics/phonemic awareness. Texts include non-fiction and fiction. We will be utilizing the 6 + 1 traits of writing. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Reading <ul><li>Fiction/Nonfiction - Genres </li></ul><ul><li>Readability level: Developmental Reading Assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading rate, expression, comprehension, fluency </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Writing <ul><li>Narrative Writing Diamond </li></ul><ul><li>Entertaining Beginning - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>sound action, thought or question, dialogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>describe the setting - 3 senses and a thought </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Main Event - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>mix it up action, observation, thoughts/feeling, dialogue </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extended Ending - memory, feeling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As I walked away, I couldn’t help but remember… </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Math <ul><li>Math Facts - expectation is to know facts in 3 seconds or less </li></ul><ul><li>Our program, &quot;Everyday Mathematics&quot; , supports student learning through: </li></ul><ul><li>L essons based hands on activities and discussions </li></ul><ul><li>S olving problems based on everyday situations </li></ul><ul><li>P racticing basic skills daily - in school and at home </li></ul><ul><li>R evisiting concepts to ensure comprehension </li></ul><ul><li>The six content strands that are addressed in each grade level: </li></ul><ul><li>* Number and Numeration </li></ul><ul><li>* Operations and Computations </li></ul><ul><li>* Data and Chance </li></ul><ul><li>* Measurement & Reference Frames </li></ul><ul><li>* Geometry </li></ul><ul><li>* Patterns, Functions & Algebra </li></ul>
  11. 11. Social Studies <ul><li>Natural Features (geographical information is presented in maps & globes) </li></ul><ul><li>Community (producers & consumers, buyers & sellers, goods & services) </li></ul><ul><li>Boundaries of the United States, Canada & Mexico (difference of continent & country) </li></ul><ul><li>Continents and Oceans (location of all) </li></ul><ul><li>Chronological Order (related to students life, information timelines present) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Science <ul><li>Nocturnal Animals, Frogs & Toads </li></ul><ul><li>(life cycle, basic needs, habitat, adaptations) </li></ul><ul><li>Weather and Air (patterns in weather, air & wind) </li></ul><ul><li>Solids, Liquids and Gases (identifies objects, identifies properties & shape characteristics) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank you for coming