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Classroom Rules:

1.      Keep hands, feet and other objects to yourself.

2.      Kind words are to be used at all times.

3.      Follow directions the first time.

4.      Listen quietly when others are talking.

5.      Change tasks quickly and quietly.

6.    Treat all personal and classroom property with respect.

 

 

Model Student

Non-Student

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**Model Student Board:  All students start each day with their names in the middle.  If students have an excellent day they move their names over to the Model Student side.  If rules are broken then they have to move their names to the Non-Student side.  They have the opportunity to have their names moved throughout the day depending on how they are doing.  If their name is on the Model Student side 4 out of 5 days of the week they will get a Model Student Certificate the following Monday.  One recess is lost if they are on the Non-Student side at the end of the day.

**Student Stamp Card:  Individual students that continue to make good choices throughout the day can earn stamps on their Stamp Card.  Prizes are awarded for 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 stamps collected.  Stamp cards can be redeemed when filled or saved for better prizes.  These prizes are: 

 

Behavior Reward Chart  for: ___________________________

Collect 10 stamps to get a prize

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 stamps

sticker
20 stamps pencil
30 stamps prize from prize box
40 stamps 15 minutes of extra computer time
50 stamps lunch in the classroom with a friend and the teacher

HOMEWORK:  Homework will be sent home every day except Fridays.  It is always due the next day unless I have told them to work on a project that might take longer.  If it is not returned the student will loose their morning recess (unless they have a note from a parent stating why it was not returned).

 SPELLING:  Spelling words will be sent home on Monday and need to be studied throughout the week for the test on Friday (words and spelling story).  This needs to be made a priority at least twice a week at home.

 READING:  Reading is also a high priority in our class.  For your child to improve their reading it is required that they read at least 20 minutes at home EACH night.  They will have a reading log that will need to be signed each night verifying that they did their reading.  Students that donít make this a priority at home will find it hard to make the improvement needed to be ďat grade levelĒ.  

2nd grade reading levels for the year 1st Trimester benchmark
 
Level  24
 
  2nd Trimester benchmark
 
Level  28
 
  3rd Trimester benchmark
 
Level  30
 

PROGRESS REPORTS:  Progress Reports will be sent home every Monday and will need to be returned to school on Tuesday with a parentís signature (you may keep any work attached).  These will let you know how your child is doing in class regarding their behavior and homework.  I will also write notes to parents when I feel there is something specific that they need to know about.  You may also write a note to me at the bottom if you have any questions.

Daily Schedule:

8:20 Bell rings to line up -Calendar work - Journals / Daily Math & Language 12:35

Rest time / Teacher read

9:15 Language Arts Block 12:45 Math
10:00 RECESS 1:45 P.E.  or Continue Math
10:15 Literacy Centers / Reading Groups 2:00 Go over homework
11:00 Spelling / Partner Reading / Silent Reading 2:08 DISMISS
11:55 LUNCH    

WEDNESDAY: Computer Lab 10:30 - 11:30

WEDNESDAY: Library 11:20 - 11:40 (overlaps with computer lab)