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    Hello Porter Parents! Still missing all my friends and my classroom. Don't forget about the Flipgrid for my class to post videos to keep in touch with myself and their classmates. The Flipcode is: notesformiller This week I'd love to meet with everyone on Tuesday and Thursday morning at 10:30. I'm going to send the Zoom code and password Tuesday and Thursday morning to help everyone log into the app.  I hope to see some smiling faces! The activities for this week are the same as last week. If your child has completed ALL of the assignments and you are looking for more work, check out some of the learning apps and games on my webpage. A new calendar will be sent out for the week after spring break. Remember, everything right now is OPTIONAL. :)  Activities for this week! PWCS has compiled a recommended schedule as well as other learning opportunities that you can do at home during this time. You can see these resources HERE The chicks are back! See them here! Here are a few extra things for you! Drawing with Mo Willems Scholastic Prodigy Math EPIC Study Island How to Access Clever How to use Kahoot at home! How to use Flipgrid See you all soon!
    Posted by milleraa  On Mar 29, 2020 at 3:04 PM
      
    Hello Porter Parents! Missing my friends this past week! I hope everyone is staying safe and getting some family time in! Don't forget about the Flipgrid for my class to post videos to keep in touch with myself and their classmates. The Flipcode is: notesformiller I have created a ZOOM account. You can download the app or go to the website on a desktop or laptop computer. I wanted to give it a try tomorrow, March 23rd at 10:30 am to see everyone and have a read aloud. It may take some work to log onto ZOOM and get everything working, but if you'd like to have your student join me for a read aloud here is the link: Zoom Read Aloud The meeting ID is: 753 635 8003 I hope to see some smiling faces! I have created a new document to guide you through some optional daily activities for this week. Hopefully everything is working correctly! If you have any questions let me know! Activities for this week! PWCS has compiled a recommended schedule as well as other learning opportunities that you can do at home during this time. You can see these resources HERE! The chicks are back! See them here! Here are a few extra things for you! Drawing with Mo Willems Scholastic Prodigy Math EPIC Study Island How to Access Clever How to use Kahoot at home! How to use Flipgrid See you all soon!
    Posted by milleraa  On Mar 22, 2020 at 1:19 PM
      
    Happy Monday, Porter Parents! I have created a document to guide you through some daily activities for this week. Hopefully everything is working correctly! If you have any questions let me know! The language arts and geography study guides are also a great resource during this time. Both tests will be rescheduled when we return to school. I have created a Flipgrid for my class to post videos to keep in touch with myself and their classmates. The Flipcode is: notesformiller Here is the document for this week! ​​Again, please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions.  Drawing with Mo Willems!
    Posted by milleraa  On Mar 16, 2020 at 10:55 AM
      
    Good morning Porter Parents! As we navigate this time together, I hope to provide you with as many resources and activities as I can to help support you in this process of virtual learning over the next few weeks. As I receive more guidance from the county, I will keep you up to date with my ideas for at home learning. For now, please read with your children and begin working on the reading assignments I have provided yesterday. Please continue to check my webpage for links and updates as well. I hope to send out further instruction on Monday. Let me know if you have any questions.  Here is a daily reading and writing calendar that have several great ideas for things to do each day as well as some other resources that could be used at home.  Reading Calendar- March and April Writing Calendars- March and April Scholastic Prodigy Math Mystery Science Breakout EDU BrainPop Book Creator Discovery Education EPIC Spelling City Study Island IXL, Moby Max, and Freckle are great resources and can be accessed through Clever.  How to Access Clever Video How to Access Clever Instructions How to use Flipgrid Video How to use Kahoot at home
    Posted by milleraa  On Mar 14, 2020 at 11:04 AM
      
    Happy Friday Porter Parents! Parents, please continue to check my web page, Class Dojo, and Remind frequently for updates. Also, check your child’s backpack as I am sending home resources for Monday and Tuesday and beyond if needed. Please see the study guides for geography and language arts on my web page. Just as a reminder, here is how to access Clever from home. You need to use Clever in order to access IXL, Moby Max, and MyOn.  Access Clever from home video! How to access Clever from home directions. Study Guides: Geography Study Guide Language Arts Study Guide Reading work: Merlin's Missions, Socks, and The Chalk Box Kid have received new questions today to complete as usual. If your child was absent from school today, here are the choice boards for next weeks questions.  Merlin's Missions Chapter 8 Questions Socks Chapter 2 Questions The Chalk Box Kid Chapter 8 and 9 The Story of Chocolate, Old Bones, and Brown Bears groups received new nonfiction books today to read and work on. If your child was absent today, here are the directions for the nonfiction projects. Students who were absent today can pick any nonfiction book to complete the project. Brown Bears Brown Bears Seesaw Old Bones Old Bones Seesaw The Story of Chocolate The Story of Chocolate Seesaw Flipgrid: Here is a review video of how to access Flipgrid! Next weeks standards: Here is what we are learning next week!
    Posted by milleraa  On Mar 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM
      
    Happy Wednesday Porter Parents! Here is a copy of the Language Arts Study guide for next Tuesday. Unfortunately, we are experiencing technical difficulties with our copiers this week and I am not sure when I will be able to copy the study guide in time. You can find online resources on my webpage under useful links-reading-language arts III folder. Attached you can also find some resources that you can print out and complete at home to prepare for the test.  Thank you for your patience! 2nd Grade Language Arts III Study Guide.docx Ask and answer questions Main Idea Nonfiction Text Features
    Posted by milleraa  On Mar 11, 2020 at 8:55 AM
      
    Happy March Porter Parents! We have been super busy here in room 105 these past few weeks! Whew! Here is what we are learning next week! Click here to find out what's going on at Porter! We kicked off our 2020 Pennies for Patients program today! Students will be coming home with their own collection bag and a flyer explaining all of the exciting Hero Gear items that students can receive by collecting money in their bag.  This year, we are also encouraging students to set up an online page to receive donations, so that our school can make our biggest impact ever for the Mission of LLS.  Join our Porter Squad by clicking on the link below.  Porter Pennies for Patients
    Posted by milleraa  On Mar 05, 2020 at 12:11 PM