Ms. Williams’s Newsletter We hope to see you Thursday night at “Heard’s Meet the Teacher Night” to We have been learning A LOT already hear more about what your student will and this is just the beginning! We are be learning about this year and how you continuing to work on place value, and can help them at home. rounding. We will soon begin multiplication. We have had our 2nd In an effort to keep you informed on weekly spelling test. In addition to the your child’s work, a weekly homework spelling words the students will be planner will be sent home every night working on Fry Words. At the end of (and is to stay in the homework folder second grade students should know until collected on Fridays). Please make 400. We are shooting for 500 before sure that your student fills out the Christmas break. Please work with your “Title, List, Activity and #” section each children on these words. night and that you initial it nightly. We are learning all about Rocks, Minerals A weekly behavior report will go home and Fossils. The students have their first on Fridays . Please review this with your class project – a brochure. Please child and encourage them to either encourage your student to keep the work harder on their behavior or praise project information in a safe place so them for all of their good behavior.. they can easily find the rubric – to make Thank you for your support to make this sure they are working hard to get all 4’s. a great school year for your student. In an effort to make homework more manageable for all of us there will be a few changes. That nights homework will be on the right side of the homework folder, completed work should be moved to the left. There will be Math ,English Language Arts and Spelling homework every night. Students will have a laminated sheet in their folders (these are not to be removed, we will be using them throughout the year) that they will use for spelling homework. They will choose one of the activities each night for spelling work, a total of 4 per week. Friday I will remove all of the homework, including the laminated sheet. Please encourage your student to complete their homework each night so it doesn’t pileup. It will be taken for a grade.