Second Grade
    Second grade teachers are looking forward to the upcoming school year.  We would like to inform you of some important information about second grade.

Second Grade Teachers - Click on the Teacher's Name to access email or class website.  

Jessica Emery
Ashley Griffin
Sandra Gladding
Amanda Hanes
Susan Herring 
Amanda Stalnaker
 


Homework: 

     Homework will be given daily (except on Fridays).  Your child will write their homework in their agendas every day.  Please make sure to check your child’s agenda nightly for homework assignments.
    A weekly homework log will be given. The homework log will remain in their homework folder.
    On Tuesdays and Thursdays, students will also complete a nightly math sheet reviewing the skills that your child has learned.
    Here is a weekly homework schedule:

Monday - Reading: Choose a book. Read for 10 minutes. Write a short summary about what you read (1-2 sentences). Make sure to include the title of the book.
Word Study: Cut and sort words.
Math: Practice and write 5 addition and subtraction facts.
Science/Social Studies: Study your study guide.
Tuesday -
Reading: Choose a book. Read for 10 minutes.
Word Study: Sort and write words.
Math: Practice and write 5 addition and subtraction facts.
Science/Social Studies: Study your study guide.
Wednesday - Reading: Choose a book. Read for 10 minutes. Write a short summary about what you read (1-2 sentences). Make sure to include the title of the book.
Word Study: Sort words.
Math: Practice and write 5 addition and subtraction facts.
Science/Social Studies: Study your study guide.
Thursday -
Reading: Choose a book. Read for 10 minutes.
Word Study: Sort and write words.  Practice for spelling test.
Math: Practice and write 5 addition and subtraction facts.
Science/Social Studies: Study your study guide.
Friday - None

Homework Binders:

    Your child will have a homework binder in which he/she keeps their homework assignments, homework sheets, study guides, work he/she has done for the day, and any important information and notes from school.  Please make sure to check your child’s homework binder daily for important information.


Weekly Folders:

    Each week your child will receive a weekly folder that contains your child’s graded work for the week.  It will be sent home every Monday.  Inside the folder will be two forms to be signed.  The first will be signed by you and your child, showing that he/she has presented their work to you.  The second form is one from the teacher.  Please be sure that both forms are signed weekly.  Please return folders to school by Wednesday

Agendas:

    This year, your child will be using an agenda to keep track of homework and important events happening at school.  Please check and initial your child’s agenda nightly.

Newsletters:

    Each week, your child will receive a newsletter that goes over important events happening at school, upcoming quizzes and tests, and information about what is being taught in all subjects (language arts, math, science, and social studies).

Snack:     

    
Your child will have a designated snack time each day.  Your child can bring in a small snack and water (no juices or sodas please). 



Study Guides
 

    
There will be study guides sent home per unit in math, science, and social studies.  Study guides are used to review important material for the units.  Students are responsible for knowing the information on that study guide.  Students will not use their study guides on the tests.  

Reading Quizzes 

    
Students will have a reading quiz weekly.  Students are able to use their reading books during their quiz to prove their answers.  It is an open book quiz.