Mrs. Wheeles

Welcome to Mrs. Wheeles' Classroom

Pictured:  Mrs. Wheeles Kimberly WheelesPicture of the Class at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
Shakespeare Team Lead
1st/2nd Grade Teacher
Science Explorers Teacher
Room #37
610-983-4080 ext. 225     
   
kimberly.wheeles@rak12.org                                  

“In this classroom…We do second chances. We apologize. We forgive. We respect each other. We keep our promises. We never give up. We encourage one and other. We laugh often. We belong…We are a Family.”

Star Student of the Week

Congratulations to all of our students! You are all Star Students in my eyes. I miss you all SO very much and am so proud of how you have been working. Hugs to you all! 

Science/Social Studies:

What are we learning about this week?

The next two weeks we will be moving to Science, Chapter 9, Energy, Force, and Motion. In this unit, we will learn forms of energy, magnets, gravity, and simple machines. 

To support this unit, there are some brainpopjr videos that your child may enjoy:

 
Energy Sources: Energy Sources
Gravity: Gravity
Sound: Sound
Pushes and Pulls: Pushes and Pulls
Simple Machines: Simple Machines
Magnets: Magnets
***You will have to hit the top bar to that says "Request free access" if you haven't already done so.***

Classwork:

Week 1 (May 18th-May 22nd)
  • Chapter Kick Off (Optional!!!!!!)
  • Lesson 1-What are some kinds of energy?
  • Lesson 2-What is sound?
  • Lesson 3-What are motion and force?
  • Lesson 4-What are magnets?
Week 2 (May 25th-May 29th)
  • Lesson 5-What is gravity?
  • Chapter Wrap Up (When opened, students can play the memory match vocabulary game, can watch the "Investigate it" but do NOT have to write their answers), and have the option to click on the "My Reading Web" to read more about the topic (Green book=modified book, Yellow book=On level Book, Blue book=Higher Level book)
  • Chapter 9 Matter Test 


Wheeles Math:

What are we learning about this  week?
This week we will do: 
Monday-
Tuesday-14.1
Wednesday-14.2
Thursday-14.3
Friday-14.4


  • Work To Be Completed:
    Monday-
  • Tuesday-14.1 (Visual Learning, Practice, Quick Check)
  • Wednesday-14.2 (Visual Learning, Practice, Quick Check)
  • Thursday-14.3 (Visual Learning, Practice, Quick Check)
  • Friday-14.4 (Visual Learning, Practice, Quick Check)
    *Homework is available online at www.pearsonrealize.com. Your child's Pearson math username is firstinitiallastname@student.rak12.org (child's google email) and their password is Knights1!

    *Students have the option to do it online or on paper

Wheeles ELA (Reading, Writing, Spelling, Grammar):

Please be advised that homework posted on this site is for Mrs. Wheeles' 2nd Grade ELA class only. Students switch for ELA. Please make sure that you are viewing your child's ELA teacher's website.
What are we learning about this week?

For ELA this week, we will be working on the story, Horace and Morris, but mostly Delores!

Spelling Words this week: There are no spelling words while we are working on virtual instruction. 

Assignments for our normal story:
  • Monday:
    Concept Talk, Envision IT, and Sing with me videos
    Phonics Cards (Spelling cards)
    Fresh Read Passage (graded classwork)
    Tuesday:
    Textbook: Horace and Morris, but mostly Delores done orally
    Journal Short Answer (graded classwork)
    Wednesday: 
    Grammar Jammar Video
    Story Sort (Graded classwork)
    Thursday:
    Two Vocabulary Activities
    Leveled Reader
    Friday: 
    Online Comprehension and Vocabulary Assessment (Graded classwork)


Ongoing resources:
www.readingeggs.com/www.mathseeds.com
Log in and passwords for this website is Firstname.Lastname@rak12 and Knights1

www.studyisland.com
Login: firstnameinitiallastname@racs
Password: knight (lowercase K)


Things to practice at home: When your child is reading to you, stop them at the end of each page/paragraph and ask them to retell what it was about. Make sure they answer in complete sentences with details.

Homebase Important  Dates:

 

Homebase Announcements:
  • I just want to thank you all for your patience and understanding during this time. If you need any help, please don't hesitate to reach out. 

Classroom General Information

  • This month's Core Value is Wisdom.
  • I have added more dates in for the hamster. If you are interested, please sign up! To sign up for this opportunity, please visit Sign up for Hamster Sitting!

Classroom Wish List:

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