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OPEN HOUSE Welcome to Mrs. Siverson’s Second Grade Class
Class Schedule – Math – Reading – Special – Morning Recess/Go. Noodle – Lunch 11: 40 – 12: 10 – Reading Centers/Groups - (Special) – Writing – Science/Social Studies – Recess (outside when possible)
Specials Day A: Library & P. E. Day B: PE Day C: Technology & P. E. Day D: Music Day E: PE Day F: Art
How Can I Help My Child Succeed? Make sure your child gets plenty of sleep and is ready for school Read to or with your child every night Be sure to check your child planner and folder every day Make sure he/she does his/her homework Be positive about school
Homework Reading for 20 minutes Any unfinished work from the day Math sheets ? ? ? Only if I think necessary Math facts- study for 5 minutes a day until your child knows them – Spelling- study for weekly spelling test on Fridays (words will be in planner) – – q Flashcards q Reading Log
Growth Mindset • A scientific way of thinking about your own potential/self-image • Fixed or Growth • The brain as a muscle –embrace challenges to learn the unexpected and to stretch the muscle Mindfulness • Being present in the moment and letting other stuff go • Relaxing/calming • Increases ability to learn • Decreases stress and anxiety
Snack - Nut allergies - Healthy snacks only pleasepretzels, crackers, fruit, dried fruit, yogurt, cheese
Birthdays – Treats may be sent in and dropped off at the office – PEANUT/TREE NUT ALLERGIES – Celebrations will be after lunch or at the end of the day – If possible, please have everything cut, include forks and plates, may send in juice with cups – Contact me by phone or email to let me know when you are sending in the treat – Party invitations need to be given to everyone in class if handed out in school
Communication Planner § contains homework, notes from teacher § please sign planner daily showing you were aware of any homework and notes Green folder § § homework to be done finished work notes/forms to be sent in Charts, schedule, calendar Call or email at any time Class. Dojo
Mystery Guest – Sign- up dates on table – Fridays 2: 30 – 3: 00 – May be family member or friend – Bring 1 -3 books you would like to read – Send 3 clues about the guest- wait at door – Snack/Treat
Scholastic Book Clubs – Generally will be sent home every month with due date on top – May send cash or check in a sealed envelope – Can order online following directions on order – Check reading levels!
Other – IXL & Xtra. Math- can be used to practice at home (not just math) – If struggling with homework – First ask why it is so hard – Write me a note telling me your child struggled or couldn’t finish
Room Moms Sue Ann Bobeck (Sabrina) 989 -1272 Amy Lomas (Ali) 982 -2691
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Sign-Ups on Table – Parent-Teacher conference sign up – Parties- Fall Festival, Thanksgiving Rotations, Holiday Party, Valentine’s Day – Mystery Reader – Class list of contacts