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2nd - 3rd Grade

Classes and schedules for students entering 2nd or 3rd grade in Fall 2018 are as follows:
 
 
8:15 - 9:00 am 9:05 - 9:50 am 10:15 - 11:00 am 11:05 - 11:50
Reading - Ms. Peinado Writing - Ms. Peinado Math - Ms. Huerta Enrichment Choice*
 
 
 
Class Descriptions
 
Reading with Ms. Peinado
 
In this class, students will embrace elements of comprehension, oral language, vocabulary, decodable text, listening comprehension and informational test.  Student will reinforce their text-based comprehension through predicting, comparing and contrasting, summarizing, context clues and author's purpose - all skills that will help them be successful in the 2nd and 3rd grades.  Supplies needed:  one spiral notebook, and $5 for the copy of the novel, Little House in the Big Woods.

 
Writing with Ms. Peinado
 
In this class, students will reinforce their grammar, punctuation and proofreading skills.  Writing instruction will focus on sentence structure and paragraph construction using the 6+1 Writing Traits in four writing styles.  Students will learn the writing process through Writer's Workshop; prewriting, drafting, revision, editing and publishing - skills that will help them be better writers in the 2nd and 3rd grades.  Supplies needed: one spiral notebook and a two-pocket folder without prongs.
 
 
Math with Ms. Huerta
 
Let's exercise our brains and become master "MATHLETES."  This class is designed to "work out" your math skills and prepare for the upcoming school year.  Students will review their math skills from the previous school year by continuing to work on manipulatives, problem-solving and applying math skills to solve real world situations.  Supplies needed: one spiral notebook and a pencil with an eraser.
 
 
 
Enrichment Class Choices - FOR 2ND GRADE ONLY
 
 
Art with Ms. Huerta
 
This exciting mixed media art class will allow students to use various materials and techniques to explore their creativity while learning about the processes that go into each activity.  Students will use their imaginations, experiences, talents, skills and the fundamentals of art to create their own organic and original pieces.  From painting to ceramics to creating paper lanterns, students will create and personalize individual pieces to take home and share with loved ones.  Material fee $15.
 
 
Enrichment Class Choices - FOR 3RD GRADE ONLY
 
Art with Ms. Peinado
 
In this class, the students will study the elements and principles of Art as well as using different techniques and different mediums.  Students will discuss the different schools of Art, such as realism, abstract, impressionism and cubism.  Students will tap into their creative side and participate in drawing, painting, sculpting and designing.  Material fee $15.
 
 
Origami with Ms. Nunez
 
This fun course is meant to explore your child's creative side while using hands-on skills and thinking creatively.   With the use oif a single sheet or multiple sheets of paper, students will learn different origami folding techniques to create 2D and 3D objects.
 
 
Readers' Theater with Ms. Valencia
 
Building on the student's existing reading level, this fun and creative class will incorporate acting and reading comprehension.  Students will practice vocabulary, reading scripts aloud, and present a final production.
 
 
PE with Mr. Combes
 
In this class, students will develop their motor skills through various physical activities, while also working to improve their collaboration skills with their peers through objective based games.  The basics of healthy living, such as the importance of a well-balanced diet and regular exercise, will be discussed and researched.  Supplies needed: Athletic attire and a great attitude!