NEVER BE STRESSED ABOUT THE HOMEWORK.... YOUR CHILD MIGHT HAVE A BALLET PROGRAM, KARATE TEST, OR DINNER WITH GRANDMA....ETC.
PLEASE JUST WRITE A NOTE AND YOUR CHILD CAN MAKE IT UP:)
PLEASE DON'T PROCRASTINATE ON THE PROJECTS... KIDS WILL GET STRESSED OUT LATER AND NOT WANT TO DO IT.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR CLASS NINA WOULD KNOW.. HER DAUGHTER WAS IN MY CLASS LAST YEAR:)
Room mom Nina Beral.... Thanks for volunteering for our class and our school.
Mondays Spelling dictation is given in class (Sentences with the words are read aloud and students must write them )... look over all the mistakes,but be more aware of errors of the spelling words.
Practiced missed spelling words on dictation practice paper (This paper will be sent in backpacks on Monday nights) Again....Look for spelling errors and punctuation errors, but be more mindful of the spelling words included in the sentences. Have your child study the missed spelling words for the Friday quiz.
English-grammar page or two
math workbook page
Make vocabulary flash cards for words of the week. (know all meanings of the words as well as synonyms and antonyms if there are any.)THERE ARE USUALLY 5 EACH WEEK FOR FIVE WEEKS THEN THEY HAVE A COMPREHENSIVE FINAL FOR THE UNIT IN THE 6TH WEEK OF A UNIT. Keep these vocabulary flash cards together in a ziplock and or on a metal ring.
20 minutes of reading (Fill in reading log) DAILY
and Math workbook page
Fill in reading log 20 minutes
Write an entry in your journal about your weekend or use one of the prompts provided in the back of their home journal. You should have lots of great memories that you thought of in class today.
1.)Do Mandatory Treasures Journal Entry
(This entry is listed under the Spelling, grammar, Vocabulary, and Journal Prompts)
2.)and Research Inquiry Online use this tab
McMillian McGraw Hill
tap on 2nd grade Book One and tap on story for the week (Ex: Unit 1 Davids new Friends (our first story)
then tap on Research Inquiry..(Ex: aquarium animals )..(If for some reason the site isn't working and you can't load the page try your phone or... no problem.. write a note that you couldn't access it:)
math workbook page
Alphabetize spelling words(The easiest way is to make one column of the alphabet a to z and put the words under their correct letter. (words are listed on Spelling, Grammar, Vocabulary and journal prompts tab) Each week has a different list. Please train the kids to know how to place words of the same letters in order (EX: 1.) read and 2.) ready, 3.) recess Students have to look at the third letter and have had a hard time the first week of school.
Fill in Reading log 20 minutes
Math workbook page
Write spelling sentences. One sentence for each word on your colored list. (underline or highlight each spelling word)
Study for spelling test. Study only the words that were missed on Mondays dictation pre-test.
Study grammar concepts for the week , and for vocabulary for quiz on Friday.
Fill in reading log 20 minutes (reading log due on Fridays)
Fridays: OPTIONAL:Reading 20 min. work on spelling ABC order, spelling sentences, make vocabulary cards for words, journal, or research inquiry EARLY.
The rewards are GREAT FOR DOING IT EARLY!
Sat: Reading 20 min.
Practice skills online at Website Resources tap on link below (this site has activities in spelling and vocabulary for every story in every unit in Treasures.
MCMILLIAN MCGRAW HILL
Play spelling an vocabulary games for current story online
Sunday: Reading 20 min. Look to see if you can put time into an independent project.
make sure you click on 2nd grade Book one then the story we are on for the week:)
Have your child practice concepts that come home for homework before Friday's Assessment. Look it over with them to see how thorough it is. Some papers have been completed incorrectly or for instance little things like:subjects or predicates underlined instead of circled. Reinforce reading and following directions on the top of the pages. Homework is just a follow up to what we do in class.