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Mrs. Walper's Knights

February 27, 2012

 

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: Dr. Suess, aurthor study

Writing:  Informational writing

Math: Measurement

*Please continue to review basic math facts at home.

Social Studies: Presidents

Lifeskill:  Friendship

Spelling words: 

Red: cities, fries, boxes, mixes, bikes, wishes, kisses, cookies, copies, ages, peaches

Purple: beaches, dishes, bodies, peaches, marches, boxes, knives, babies, stories, brushes, families

Brown:  colonies, families, gestures, jungles, stitches, enemies, patches, abilities, cherries, countries, injuries

Class Info:

  • Thanks for all of the donations for the fun math centers we are doing.
  • We are doing an in school Science project each student needs 1 piece of poster board.  Please send in a poster board as soon as possible.   
  • Yellow shirts are still on sale for $12.00 – They are approved for spirit wear on Fridays
  • Art t-shirts on sale for $10.00
  • 3/1 New school open house  5:00- Come find out how car line will work, where our new classroom is, and just to look at the beautiful new school.
  • 3/2  Spelling and Math test
  • Please let me know if you know anyone that would like to play in our 1st annual golf tournament.  It is $400.00 for a four person team and $120.00 for an individual golfer.  
  • Have a great weekJ 

 

 

 

 

What’s Up in 2nd Grade

Week of: February 21, 2012

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: Inference Skills

Writing:  Informational writing

Math: Measurement

*Please continue to review basic math facts at home.

Science: shadow

Lifeskill:  Friendship

Spelling words:  red: sing, sink, land, camp, kind, king, hand, sent, bend, string

Purple: thing, chimp, pants, think, stamp, skunk, bending, string, longest, bent, escape

Brown:  moment, escape, counting, handshake, kingdom, clanging, blanket, fainting, thankful, meaning, dumpling

Class Info:

  • We are doing an in school Science project each student needs 1 piece of poster board.  Please send in by Friday
  • Yellow shirts are still on sale for $12.00 – They are approved for spirit wear on Fridays
  • Art t-shirts on sale for $10.00
  • 2/20 NO SCHOOL
  • 2/22 shadows quiz
  • 2/22  Science fair judging
  • 2/23 students to view Science fair projects
  • 2/23 Sky assessment, Science fair awards ceremony 5-6 pm
  • 2/23 SPARKLES night 5-8
  • 2/24 Spelling and Math test
  • We still need Fruit loops and Lucky Charms 2 boxes each
  • Have a great weekJ 

 

 

 

 

 

What’s Up in 2nd Grade

Week of: February 13, 2012

Mrs. Walper’s Class

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: Inference Skills

Writing:  Organizational writing

Math: Measurement

*Please continue to review basic math facts at home.

Science: shadow

Lifeskill:  Friendship

Spelling words:  red: part, park, dark, farm, warm, far, car, hard, are, yard, smart

Purple: start, charm, charge, arcade, smart, alarm, shark, party, carpet, artist, department

Brown:  artistic, department, particular, Arkansas, remark, archive, Arizona, artifact, enlarge, bookmark, transparent

Class Info:

  • Yellow shirts are still on sale for $12.00 - These are to honor coach on his birthday!
  • Art t-shirts on sale for $10.00
  • 2/14Monday-Valentine’s Day exchange
  • 2/16 Thursday- Celebration of Coach’s Birthday – Wear yellow shirts with jeans and crocs if you have them!
  • 2/17 chick fil a biscuits and Radio Disney in morning, and spelling test
  • 2/20 NO SCHOOL
  • 2/22 shadows quiz
  • 2/23 sky test
  • Have a great weekJ 

 

 

 

 

What’s Up in 2nd Grade

Week of: February 6, 2012

Mrs. Walper’s Class

 

 

 

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: Fables

Writing:  Narratives

Math: Solid figures

*Please continue to review basic math facts at home.

Science: Sun, Moon, and stars

Lifeskill:  Sense of humor

 

Class Info:

  • Homework for the week: Everynight- one spelling activity, Read 20 minutes, Monday and Wednesday Language Arts worksheet.  Math:  14.3,14.4, Tuesday 14.5, Wednesday 14.6
  • 2/8 Wellstar visit
  • 2/9  Math assessment
  • 2/10 Sun, moon and stars assessmet
  • Valentine class list will be on our website and I will email them to parents tomorrow.
  • Please have your student make a box or bag to collect valentine cards in.  Please have this to the school no later than Monday, February, 13.
  • If you are willing to donate paper towels please do so.
  • My email address is cwalper@kcsma.net

Our class website is http://cwalper.educatorpages.com

 

 

 

Mrs. Walper’s Class

Week of: January 10

 

 

 

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: MLK, Jr. reader’s theater

Writing:  Response to Literature

Math: Money

Science:  Night Sky 

Lifeskill:  Initiative

 

Class Info:

  • Field trip permission slips and intent to return to KCSMA are due Friday.  Both are in your students folders today.  Permission slip is orange, and intent is green
  • Report cards will be sent home on Friday as well.
  • There will be no spelling homework this week or spelling test. 
  • The homework for this week is a Math packet.  It is due on Friday.  They also have Language Arts paper that will be due on Friday as well.  It is on the different sentence types.  
  • Monday, January 16th is a holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday!
  • Our class is in running low on Clorox wipes, pencils, erasers, and paper towels.  If anyone would like to donate some to our room, your generosity would be greatly appreciated.

If you need to reach me my email address is cwalper@kcsma.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Grade Knights

Week of: December 12, 2011

Mrs. Walper’s Class

 

 

 

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: Jan Brett Author Study

Writing: Narrative writing

Math: moneys, subtraction with regrouping, time

Spelling: No spelling until after Christmas

Social Studies/Science:  goods and service, spending, trading and scarcity

Life skill:  Responsibility/ Integrity

 

Class Info:

  • We will have a writing assignment this week for homework.  This will be a project that will be due on MONDAY, December 19th.  I will send home a hard copy tomorrow as well as have it on our website!
  • We will have Polar Express Day on Tuesday December 20th!  The students will wear their pajamas, they can bring in a blanket, and have hot chocolate and popcorn as we watch the movie!  We will also do activities with the story- if you volunteered to send in items please send in by Monday the 19th!
  • We will have our Christmas party on Wednesday, December 21 at 12:00.  More information to come!
  • 12/14 subtracting with regrouping assessment
  • 12/16 Math assessments
  • 12/16 Social Studies assessment
  • 12/19 Early Georgia written project due
  • 12/20 Polar Express day and pajamas
  • 12/21 Holiday celebration,  parents are welcome at 12:00
  • 12/22-1/10 Winter Holiday

·         If you need to reach me, my email address is cwalper@kcsma.net.

 

Have a wonderful week!J 

 

 

 

 

Week of: December 4, 2011, 2011

 

Subjects and Academic:

Reading: Jan Brett Author Study

Writing: Persuasive writing

Math: moneys, subtraction with regrouping, solid shapes

Spelling: 1 activity each night, spelling words listed on the spelling tab

Social Studies/Science:  Tomochichi, Olgethorpe, Mary Musgrove- information for SS is under the projects tab!

Life skill: Responsibility/integrity

 

Class Info:

  • We will be collecting children’s pajamas for our community service project.  Please send in a pair to help a child in need!
  • We will have Polar Express Day on Tuesday December 20th!  The students will wear their pajamas, they can bring in a blanket, and have hot chocolate  and popcorn as we watch the movie!  We will also do activities with the story-
  • We will have our Christmas party on Wednesday, December 21 at 12:00.  More information to come!
  • Social studies people test 12/9
  • Spelling test 12/9

·         If you need to reach me, my email address is cwalper@kcsma.net.

 

Have a wonderful week!

 

 

 

 

2nd Grade Knights

Week of: November 28, 2011

Mrs. Walper’s Class

 

 

 

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: Jan Brett Author Study

Writing: Persuasive writing

Math: plane shapes, subtraction with regrouping, money

Spelling: 1 activity each night

Social Studies/Science:  Force and Energy

Life skill:  Perseverance

 

Class Info:

  • We will be collecting children’s pajamas for our community service project.  Please send in a pair to help a child in need!
  • We will have Polar Express Day on Tuesday December 20th!  More information to come!
  • We will have our Christmas party on Wednesday, December 21 at 12:00.  More information to come!
  • 11/29 Science Energy presentation are due
  • 12/1 Energy test
  • 12/2 Math Post test on Chapters 8 and 13
  • 12/2 Chick-fil-a assembly and biscuits available

·         If you need to reach me, my email address is cwalper@kcsma.net.

 

Have a wonderful week!J 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Grade Knights

Week of: November 14, 2011

Mrs. Walper’s Class

 

 

 

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: Language Arts Skills

Writing: Creative Writing

Math: subtraction strategies, and plane shapes

Spelling: Consonant Clusters

Social Studies/Science: Force and energy

Life skill:  Perseverance

 

Class Info:

  • Happy Birthday to Ethan on 11-15 and Jovani on 11-16
  • Thankful for Food Canned Drive:  Tuesday-2 can goods = favorite team shirt with uniform bottoms, Wednesday-3 canned goods= wacky socks with uniform bottoms, Thursday-4 can goods= favorite hat with uniform, and Friday-5 canned goods=NUT pass
  • 11/15 Quest field trip
  • 11/17 Indian Mounds field trip
  • 11/18 spelling test, Turkey disguise report due
  • 11/21-25 NO SCHOOL

·         If you need to reach me, my email address is cwalper@kcsma.net.

 

Have a wonderful week!J 2nd Grade Knights

Week of: November 7, 2011

Mrs. Walper’s Class

 

 

 

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: The Three Little Pigs Unit

Writing: Creative Writing

Math: Subtraction strategies

Spelling: 1 activity each night

Social Studies/Science:  Force and Energy

Life skill:  Perseverance

 

Class Info:

  • NO SCHOOL TOMORROW!  Please go out and vote on Tuesday!  Take your child with you so that they know how important it is to VOTE!
  • Wednesday 9th Addition test, force test  and Wellstar visit
  • Friday Spelling test!!!  There are 3 list by color.  Please make sure that they study-  They will know what color list they are on!
  • Friday we will have a comprehension test on the Three Little Pigs stories that we have been working on in class! 

·         If you need to reach me, my email address is cwalper@kcsma.net.

 

Have a wonderful week!J 

 

2nd Grade Knights

Week of October 31, 2011

Mrs. Walper’s Class

 

 

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: The Three Little Pigs

Writing: Creative writing

Phonics: Contractions

Math: Addition with regrouping 

Spelling: list and homework is on the spelling link

Social Studies/Science:  Force

Life skill:  Patience

 

Class Info:

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  • 10/31 Parade of book projects
  • 11/1 in house field trip
  • 11/3 Force Vocabulary test
  • 11/4 Chick-fil-a assembly
  • 11/4 Spelling test
  • 11/4 Fall dance
  • 11/8 No School- Election day
  • 11/9 Addition test
  • 11/9 wellstar visit

·         If you need to reach me, my email address is cwalper@kcsma.net.

 

Have a wonderful week!

 

 

 

 

2nd Grade Knights

Week of: September 24, 2011

Mrs. Walper’s Class

 

 

Subjects and Academics:

Reading: Tommie DaPaola

Writing: Narrative writing                  

Math: Charts and graphs

Phonics:  Consonant Blends

Spelling Words:  see attached

Science:  3 states of matter

Lifeskill:  PRIDE

 

Class Info:

  •   Look for the new fluency sheet in your student’s folder.  They are to read to a parent for 1 minute.  The person that they are reading to is to mark any mistakes that they make and subtract that number missed for the amount of words read.  Let me know if you have any questions.
  • Cure for cancer this week: Monday Crazy socks, .50, Tuesday wear crazy hat .50, Wednesday purple shirt and uniform bottoms .50, Thursday bring your teddy bear for .50, Friday NUT PASS $1.00-  Your child participate for the whole week for $3.00
  • Matter vocabulary words are included.  They will have a test on Wednesday October 5th.
  • 9/26: PTO meeting
  • 9/27 Parent night for Conscience discipline 9-7
  • 10/5 Matter test
  • 10/24-26:  Conference days and early release at 12:30

·         If you need to reach me, my email address is cwalper@kcsma.net.

 

 

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