Melody Rice                                  
mrice@falconridgecharter.org











EXPECTATIONS:

Click here to know what your child should 
be able to do starting 2nd grade!



Order from Scholastic use code NB4LF to order online anytime!

WEEKLY VIRTUE:  Caring - to show kindness and concern for others.


2nd Grade Hall of Fame:

The following students have passed off these categories for our 2nd grade Hall of Fame!  Wow!  Aren't they awesome?!  Great job guys and gals!  
(Remember students must first pass off 40 addition 3x before they can move on to the remaining categories.)

40 Addition:
  • Benjamin 
  • Logan
  • Addie
  • Tyson W.
  • Charlotte
  • JR
  • Joey
  • Kyndall
  • McKenna
  • Oakley
40 Subtraction:
  • Benjamin
  • Tyson W.
  • Logan
  • Kyndall
40 Multiplication:
  • Benjamin
40 Division:

  • Tyson W.
  • Benjamin
  • Oakley
  • JR
  • Logan

  • Benjamin

  • Benjamin
  • Tyson W.
  • Logan 
  • Oakley
  • JR
  • Charlotte
  • Susie
Contractions A:
  • Benjamin
  • Addie
  • Tyson W.
  • JR
  • Oakley
  • Susie
  • Charlotte
  • Joey
  • Cadence
  • Savannah
  • Logan
  • Spencer
  • Kyndall
  • Isabel
  • Kellen
Contractions B:
  • Oakley
  • Tyson W.
  • Benjamin
  • Charlotte
  • Susie
  • JR
  • Cadence
  • Joey
  • Savannah
  • Spencer
  • Kyndall
  • Addie
  • Kellen


WEEKLY FOCUS:

Please click on the link below to access the weekly focus of what we are learning in 2nd grade.  The most current week will always be at the top of this list:

Week 24 - Feb. 26 - Mar. 2nd
Week 23 - Feb. 12 - 16th
Week 22 - Feb. 5th - 9th
Week 21 - Jan. 29th - Feb. 2nd
Week 20 - Jan. 22nd - 26th
Week 19 - Jan. 16th - 19th
Week 18 - Jan. 8th - 12th
Week 17 - Jan. 2nd - Jan. 5th
Week 16 - Dec. 11th - 15th
Week 15 - Dec. 4th - Dec. 8th
Week 14 - Nov. 27th - Dec. 1st
Week 13 - Nov. 13th - 17th
Week 12 - Nov. 6th - 10th
Week 11 - Oct. 30th - Nov. 3rd
Week 10 - Oct. 23rd - 27th 
Week 9 - Oct. 16th - 20th
Week 8 - Oct. 2nd - 6th
Week 7 - Sept. 25th - 29th
Week 6 - Sept. 18th - 22nd
Week 5 - Sept. 11th - 15th
Week 4 - Sept. 5th - 8th
Week 3 - Aug. 28th - Sept. 1st
Week 2 - Aug. 22nd - 25th

                    


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Feb. 17th-25th - Winter Break no school.  If the kids get bored....have them log on to any of the websites we've been using.  They LOVE the prodigy website!  You can find the links below.  It's a great way to give them some educational tech time.  :)
Mar. 16th - Spring Festival 6:00 - 8:30PM.  We still need prize donations!  If you are interested in sending in prize donations you can send in any small items/treats with your child.  
Mar. 22nd- Roaring Readers form due no later than this day.


HOMEWORK:

Please keep in mind that anything that comes home in your child's homework folder is additional support they will need to finish and return to school.  As always, spelling studying is optional but encouraged.  Your child's spelling list will go home each Monday in his/her homework folder.

Week of Feb. 26th - Mar. 2nd
Due Friday, Mar. 2nd: 
  1. Read Works Assignments:  enter class code EC5RW5, select your name, and type the password 1234.  Don't forget to click SUBMIT once finished with everything:
    1. Read story titled: President's Day is Here!
    2. Answer the comprehension questions then click SUBMIT.
  2. Nightly Reading -  20 min. from your assigned book bag book.  Don't forget to sign the bookmark!  
  3. Study spelling and vocabulary (optional).
  4. Fluency passages (for select students only).
Week of Feb. 12th - 16th
Due Friday, Feb. 16th: 
  1. Read Works Assignments:  enter class code EC5RW5, select your name, and type the password 1234.  Don't forget to click SUBMIT once finished with everything:
    1. Read story titled: Valentine's day and Chocolate: A Love Story
    2. Answer the comprehension questions then click SUBMIT.
  2. Complete the math packet in your homework folder. 
  3. Nightly Reading -  20 min. from your assigned book bag book.  Don't forget to sign the bookmark!  
  4. Study spelling and vocabulary (optional).
  5. Fluency passages (for select students only).

CHALLENGE(S):

How many words can you spell using only the letters from the word VALENTINE?  Write your words down on a paper and turn them in OR type them up using your awesome typing skills and email them to me!  The student who comes up with the MOST words will earn a special prize.  :)  Good Luck!


LINKS:

IXL (Select students ONLY for this website.  Parents have been emailed with their child's login information if your child has access to this program.)
Read Works - Enter the classroom code EC5RW5, find your name and click on it, enter the password 1234Please do NOT change the password.

Scholastic    (use code NB4LF to order online anytime!)

CLASSROOM GOAL(S):

BEHAVIOR GOAL:  To stay CALM and show patience.
We have been practicing what calm looks like, sounds like, and how to act to remain calm in the classroom.  We are trying to have each student remain calm in a variety of situations throughout our school day.  

READING GOAL:  To have everyone in our class meet our Winter reading fluency goal of 77wpm.  For those already passed this goal expressionpacing, and phrasing are areas we are focusing on.  This week we will be learning about PRONUNCIATION.  

Reading Fluency:  
Fall Goal (September): 54wpm
Winter Goal (January): 77wpm
Spring Goal (April): 92wpm
FRPCS Spring Goal (May): 111wpm

MATH GOAL:  To have the majority of our class pass off 2nd grade Addition facts at least once!  The goal for 2nd grade is 40 addition facts in a minute.....3X!


 Birthday Schedule:

 Month Celebration Date
Aug./Sept.  Friday, Sept. 29th
 Oct.Tuesday, Oct. 31st 
 Nov.Friday, Nov. 17th 
 Dec. Friday, Dec. 15th
Jan.  Friday, Jan. 26th
Feb. Wednesday, Feb. 14th 
 Mar.Friday, Mar. 23rd 
Apr. Friday, Apr. 27th 
 May/June/July Friday, May 18th

2nd grade birthday celebrations will be held on the above dates from 1:45 - 2:00.  If you choose to bring treats, please have them at school by Noon.  Please remember to bring the same treat/item for each student.  Treats will need to be pre-cut and/or wrapped.  Please do not send anything that will need to be eaten with utensils/plates/bowls/etc.  NO cake or cupcakes will be allowed.  
 
 
PTO:

The PTO is back up and running!   We really appreciate all the hard work our PTO does for us so if you can find time in your busy schedule to step up and volunteer I know we (as a school) would be very excited!  Visit their website: PTO or email the PTO at PTO.FRC@gmail.com