So much is going to be happening between now and the end of the month..it's hard to believe we are headed into the final few weeks of 2nd grade!
Garden Project/Salsa Celebration:
Wednesday, May 23rd-Parent volunteers needed for chopping garden veggies in the afternoon. If you can help please e-mail me for details.
Friday, May 25th-Salsa Celebration-2:30-3:30-all are invited to attend this special event. Students will present individual garden poster projects, group technology projects, a grade level timeline project, and serve the salsa and pico de gallo they have planted, grown, harvested, chopped and made. Come join us for this amazing celebration of learning!
Camp Learned A Lot - Next week we will begin Camp Learned A Lot! This is a fun couple of weeks in 2nd grade! Students will need to bring a flashlight from home (labeled with their name) by Monday, May 14th.
What are we learning this week:
Reading - Students will be analyzing procedural text. Students will have a major grade on Friday, May 11th.
Writing - Students will be working on the writing portion of their garden project.
Spelling words - city, sail, nice, cell, price, cent, call, kitten, cable, basket, face, police, cupcake, place, second, once
Math - We will review for the money test on Monday...Test on Tuesday, May 8th. I posted the review in Google Classroom. On Wednesday, students will begin learning about multiplication strategies (repeated addition, arrays and equal groups).
Science - Students will begin putting together their garden projects and creating their technology project.
Social Studies - Students will continue to study the continents and oceans. Students will take a test on Friday, May 11th.
Tuesday, May 8th - Math: Money and financial literacy test
Friday, May 11- Social Studies: continents and oceans test
Friday, May 11 - Procedural Text
Monday, May 21- 2nd Grade Math Spring Benchmark Test
A few reminders from the school....
STAAR test: Students in grades 3, 4, and 5, will have an opportunity to show all that they’ve learned this year as they take a variety of STAAR tests.
May 14th, 2018: 3rd, 4th Math, 5th retest
May 15th, 2018: 3rd, 4th Reading
May 16th, 2018: 5th Science STAAR
Due to the security of this testing process, all parents (Kinder through 5thgrade), will eat lunch with their children on other dates. Volunteers are also asked to reschedule their time. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter. Here at Creekside Forest, we have the most amazing parents who provide their time and care to volunteer and make our school a nurturing environment.
Field Day: Parents,
We really need field day volunteers for both Thursday, May 17th & Friday, May 18th. Please follow the link below and sign up to help!
Have a great week!
Social Studies - Students will be assigned an inventor and research the person and invention. Students will use the information they research to complete their inventor research project (note taking sheet and inventor illustration). This project will be taken for a major grade.
Have a great week!
CAMPUS CLOSED TO VISITORS DURING STAAR TESTING
STAAR is around the corner, and we are all working together as a team to encourage our
students because we know that they are all stars! On April 10th and April 11th, we will have our first round of STAAR testing for this school year. On Tuesday, April 10th, our fourth graders will be taking STAAR Writing, and our fifth graders will be taking STAAR Math. The following day, April 11th, our fifth graders will be taking the STAAR Reading.
Due to the security of this testing process, all parents (Kinder through 5th grade), will eat lunch with their children on other dates. Volunteers are also asked to reschedule their time. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter. Here at Creekside Forest, we have the most amazing parents who provide their time and care to volunteer and make our school a nurturing environment.
Just a few test-taking tips: