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     Welcome to 2nd Grade

    Mrs. Smith Class Page

    Room -P3

     

    dlsmith@jacksonsd.org

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    Hello! My name is Mrs. Smith and I will be your child's second grade teacher this year!  Second grade is going to be an exciting year for both you and your child!  During the pandemic, things will be different....but we will be creating a new normal and making new kind of fun memories! Our focus will be on getting to know each other and all of the new routines that come with the new school year.  
     
    I will use this page as a form of communication until our Google Classroom is up and running and everyone is logged on.  I'm looking forward to working with your children this year.  Please reach out if you need anything.   dlsmith@jacksonsd.org
     
     
    Important Dates – The Jacket Journal

    In Person Days: 9:05-1:35

     
    Group 1- last name begins with A-K
    Attends school in-person on Mondays, Wednesdays and alternating Fridays and works remotely the other days.
     
     
    Group 2- last name begins with L-Z
    Attends school in-person on Tuesdays, Thursdays and alternating Fridays and works remotely the other days.

     

    * Tuesday, September 8th- First Day of School:

    (Group 2 In-Person Group 1- Remote)

      

     

     

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    Class Page: Our class page will be updated daily with any important information that is happening in our classroom and announcements that pertain to our class, school, and community. This is one form of communication that is used throughout the year. This website can also be used to access digital resources, tools and remote learning expectations.

    Google Classroom: Our google classroom is where assignments and lessons will be posted throughout the year and where students will submit their assignments.

    Google Meet: Google Meetings will be held each remote learning day. The link to access the google meet will be found in the google classroom. Please review google meet expectations.

     

    Remote Learning Parent Survey - Jackson Roosevelt Elementary

     

    Virtual Learning

    On the days that your child is not in school, they will be expected to log into Google Classroom for attendance and to complete on-line assignments.  We will also have Google Meets to check in and review work at the end of the day. 

     

     

    Chromebooks:

    Chromebooks have been provided to each student for use at home and in school for the duration of the 2020-2021 school year. Please remember to bring your chromebooks to school each day and charge every night so they are accessible for in person and remote learning.

     

     

    Lunch: 

    Lunches may be purchased, but is recommended to bring a bagged lunch.

    If purchasing a lunch it is strongly suggested to deposit money on your student lunch account. 

    We encourage each child to bring in a labeled water bottle each day.

    *There will be no snack or food of any kind in the classroom*

     

     

     

    School Supplies:

    We have provided everything your child needs to have a successful year in 2nd grade. If you would like to bring in a small pencil case to keep inside their desks please make sure it is labeled with their name on it. It is also recommended to have an extra mask or 2 kept in your child's backpack incase one gets misplaced or dirty. Please remember that it is mandatory that children wear masks all day. 

     

    Library / Amazon.com Library Wish List

    Here are some items needed, if you like to donate to the class:  Thank you !!!

    -dry erase markers

    -paper towels

    -zip lock bags

    -disinfectant wipes

     

     

     

    The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched- they must be felt with the heart.     

    -  Helen Keller

     

    Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

    -Helen Keller

     

     

     

     Please email me at dlsmith@jacksonsd.org if you have any questions at all and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

     

    Directions to log into Pearson Envision Math 

    Sign into your childs Google e-mail account.

    Username is their student id# @jacksonsd.org

    Password is initials and student id# (For example, Dana Smith would be ds123456)

    If you don't know their student id# - please feel free to e-mail me or Mr. Autenrieth

    dlsmith@jacksonsd.org / rpautenrieth@jacksonsd.org

     

     

     

     

    Google Meet

    We are pleased to be able to use technology (Google Meet) to stay connected during Remote Learning. Please remember that all the Acceptable Use for Technology expectations you signed remain in place, as do our Code of Conduct expectations. We will be able to continue to communicate as long as everyone remembers these expectations.  You are welcome to be present during the call. Students are reminded to keep the microphone muted during discussion times unless asked to unmute and participate. We will post the link to join our Google Meet in our Google Classroom before the meeting. Please click on the link.


     Some extensions you may want to add before meeting:

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-meet-grid-view/bjkegbgpfgpikgkfidhcihhiflbjgfic

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/nod-reactions-for-google/oikgofeboedgfkaacpfepbfmgdalabej

    We look forward to connecting with your child through Google Meet!

     

     

    Please remember to JOIN our class GOOGLE CLASSROOM


    Be sure to also join the special teachers classrooms:

    MUSIC MR. MORGAN      + vgex2qg

     

    ART MRS. MARTINEZ      +jujysq1

     

    LIBRARY MS. PALME         +btmaz3g

     

    COMPUTERS   MR. AUTENREITH       +ghxbwnh

     

    PHYS. ED (GYM) MR. HAMDI       +3uan6s4

     

     

     

     

     

     

    scholastic learn at home freebies:  www.scholastic.com/learnathome

     

    EPIC- https://www.getepic.com/students

    Many companies have kindly offered free subscriptions to their programs and one of them is EPIC, which is an online library that provides us access to over 35,000 eBooks, Learning Videos, Quizzes, and more for K-5 students. This is awesome for our students to provide access to new books on their grade level (since I'm sure we're already in need of some new books to read)!

     

    Scholastic News Weekly Magazines

     

    • Students have access to current and previous Scholastic News Magazines. Please click on the link above, click login, I am a student, and use the code to login.
    • Students can explore any magazine, and watch videos, learn vocabulary cards, and play games that go along with it!

     

     

     

    Students can log into student.freckle.com.  Freckle will notify me as to who logged in and of student's progress.

    Class code: I sent everyone their code on Dojo

    Raz-Kids and Headsprout- https://www.learninga-z.com/site/lp2/covid19?fbclid=IwAR19zDV2foWC6U2PTc_kge55uHLsXBXQ9B-McQ5rR_3Cp53RVmh4zg4F5T8

    • Raz-Kids and Headsprout are offering the chance to create free parent accounts.
    • Click on the link above. Then scroll down to the bottom to where it says Raz-Kids or Headsprout and click "Start Subscription."
    • For the question "Are you signing up for a classroom or home?" click "family or home." Then click "new customer."
    • Fill in your name, zip code, email, occupation and the rest of the information it asks for, then create a username.
    • An email will be sent asking you to confirm your account and then it should bring you to the Raz-Kids home screen.
    • If you click Resources, you can explore leveled books or series, and there is also an assessment section as well. The process is the same for Headsprout.

    Xtra Math- Fast Facts Practice for Addition and Subtraction

     

     

     

     


    Be sure to connect to Class Dojo.
     

    Report Cards:    Please be sure you are ready to access your child’s report card on the district portal website.  Also, please remember that if your Portal log-in does not work, please try the “Forgot My Password” link above BEFORE contacting support, as most issues will be resolved through that feature.  Please note that the “Forgot Password” link will work only with parents who have an e-mail as their login ID.  For questions or problems with your login ID’s or password (or if you do not have them), please send an email to portalsupport@jacksonsd.org and include your name and phone number, as well as your child’s name, school, grade, student ID number and the problem you are experiencing and we will respond to you as quickly as possible.

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    I believe that a great parent-teacher relationship is necessary for a successful school year. My main general classroom communication is Class Dojo, google classroom and the Class PageI hope that you will visit Them often to learn what is happening in our room. I update often with weekly with information on the skills and strategies that we are working on in class. Other announcements that pertain to our class will also be posted on our class page, google classroon and Class Dojo!

    Thank you. 

     

     

     

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    *Remember - You can access to the Envision Math series online.  The link to your child's textbook and other helpful EnVision resources.  Your child's username is your child's lunch number/ ID # - and the password is: their first name02.  For example: Mary02  

                                         

    Be sure to log into class Dojo for updates and your childs daily progress!!!  It's a great way to stay in touch with what is happening in room P3.  

     

    EnVision Math Login Instructions for Students:

    New this school year, students will use their district Google account credentials to log into Pearson EnVision Math.  You will no longer use a username or password to access your Math resources and class assignments. 

    Please find our login instructions below:

     

    1.  Log into your district Google account (or Gmail)
    2. Your email is studentID@jacksonsd.org
    3. If this is your first time logging into Gmail, your password is welcome#jsd. 
    4. Open a new tab and go to your school website (e.g. switlik.jacksonsd.org)
    5. At the top of the page, go to “FOR PARENTS & STUDENTS”
    6. Click on “Envision Math Login” 
    7. You will be taken to the Pearson envision website and will be automatically signed in.
    8. Click Pearson Realize on the right side and you’re ready to get your math on!

     

     

     
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    The PTN is always looking for volunteers, please contact Samantha Marley orPTN.switlik@gmail.com if you wish to help out.