Teacher Info

Teacher Jennifer Elia - Second Grade

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Erinís Law 2018-2019
We are required by Erin's Law to provide lessons on sexual abuse and prevention education. During the weeks of November 12th and January 27th, Grand Prairie Elementary School Social Workers will be teaching a lesson during your studentís art class about the "Think First and Stay Safe" program. The lesson in November will cover the concepts of "Using My Built In Computer: Staying Healthy and Safe." The lesson in January will cover "Laws Help Protect Me: Kids Have Rights Too!" and "Listening to My Instincts: No Secrets".

Should your child have any questions, you may refer to the handout that will be provided to them on the day of the lesson. If you have additional questions feel free to contact a School Social Worker Ė Morgan Bilthuis, Nichole Reiser, and Sarah Altobelli.

Due to privacy laws, we ask that you only take pictures of your own child when you are here at school. Please respect the privacy of those families that wish not to have their children photographed. We realize that capturing those memories are important and we truly appreciate your cooperation and understanding of this policy.

3rd Quarter Reading Standards
RL 2.2- I can recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures and determine their meaning, lesson or moral.

RL 2.3- I can describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

RL 2.9- I can compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story.

RI 2.4- I can determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to grade 2.

RI 2.6- I can identify the main idea or purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

RI 2.8- I can describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

RI 2.9- I can compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.

Reading: This week we are working on main idea and author's purpose. Also, we started Same Book Partners...the kids are absolutely loving reading a book with their partner during readers' workshop.
Please ask your child what book they are reading, who there partner is, and what important details are happening in the story.

Math: We are having a lot of fun with Module 6!! We are learning about the foundations of multiplication and divisiion.Thank you for all your hard work at home. Please continue to go on zearn and xtra math at home.

We are still on Module 6, please be sure to go on Zearn.

Writing: Wow!! We have written some great opinion letters about our favorite book and our favorite characters. We are excited to share these letters with our 1st grade friends in Mrs. Bertucci's class!!

Science: We are learning about states of matter this week. We are also very excited to have Mrs. Jackiw come in and do an amazing science experiment with the class.

Research: We are researching famous African Americans this month. We will be using various websites including Pebble Go and resources from the library.

Field Trip to Pilcher Park--- Thanks for returning the field trip forms.


This week in class

E Day
PE 10:45-11:15
Book Fair--Feel free to shop with your child today

R Day
PE 10:45-11:15
FSP Book Fair Family Night 5:30-8:00

T Day
PE 10:45-11:15
Pilcher Park Field Trip

I Day
Wear Green
Special Olympics Hot Lunch
Awesome science experiment with Mrs. Jackiw

G Day
End of 3rd quarter


Important Dates

Early Release 11:20

Wacky Wednesday..All School Dress Up for Dr. Seuss.


Downloads List

Eureka Directions [9/3/2018]
words their way parent letter [8/24/2017]
WordstheirWayresearch_11_12_2013_12_45_26_PM.pdf [8/24/2017]


Cool Links

Challenge Club

Epic Reading Site


Eureka Parent tip sheets Lessons 4-7

Holidays aroud the world 1

Holidays around the world 2


Pebble Go


xtra math--