Mrs. Qureshi

Welcome to Mrs. Qureshi's Classroom

Amanda QureshiAmanda Qureshi
1st/2nd Grade Teacher
610-983-4080 ext. 194
amanda.qureshi@rak12.org


Exciting News:

Miss Elaina Ann Qureshi was born on February 12th!  While Mrs. Qureshi is away on maternity leave, Ms. Amy Guarino will be teaching in her classroom.

Amy GuarinoAmy Guarino
2nd Grade LTS
610-983-4080, ext. 194
amy.guarino@rak12.org

Miss Guarino has been teaching in a kindergarten classroom at RA since 2016.


Important Dates/Reminders:

  • Mon. 5/21 Talent Show 9:30am-11am
  • Tues. Transition Day 2:30-3:15pm
  • Thurs. 5/24 Field Day!
  • Fri. 5/25 Half Day; House Cup Ceremony
  • Mon. 5/28 No School
  • Tues. 5/29 $1 Dress Down Day
  • Tues 5/29-Fri. 6/1 MAP testing
  • Fri. 6/1 Spirit Wear dress day
  • Fri. 6/8 EOY Party; Nutcracker Auditions 3:30pm
  • Mon. 6/11 EOT Trip to Colonial Theater
  • Tues. 6/12 Father's Day Celebration
  • Thurs. 6/14 Last Day of School; EOT Awards Assembly from 8:30am-9:15am and Red Shirt Ceremony form 9:15am-10:15am

-On Tues. May 22 1st and 2nd grade are able to buy ice cream in the cafeteria (price: $1)

-Colonial Theater Permission slip-please make sure to send in with your child.

-Field Day!! Please remember that field day is this Thurs. 5/24. Sign up here if you plan on attending. If you need another look at the class flyer please see:Field Day Information 2018

-On Tues. we are having our switch day in the afternoon. The students will have the opportunity to meet all of the third grade teachers for next year.

-Our Shakespeare EOY party will be Fri. June 8th. Please see flyer for more information: EOY Picnic Flyer

-Red Shirt Ceremony-taken place on the last day of school, Thurs. 6/14. Our awards assembly for the 3rd trimester is from 8:30-9:15am, with the Red Shirt Ceremony from 9:15-10:15am. Please send in a labeled Red Shirt for the Ceremony. If they do not have a red shirt please feel free to send in any red shirt. Please make sure it is labeled.
        If you plan on attending our Red Shirt or Awards Assembly that day please RSVP here

-Father's Day Celebration- is Tuesday June 12th from 2:40-3:15pm. If you plan on attending please sign up here so we can pre-print your visitor's badge.


Classroom Wishlist:

  • hand soap
  • tissues
  • dry erase markers
  • pencils

Thank you to those who have been donating!


English Language Arts

This Week in ELA: 

Unit 5, Week 2

Students will read "Carl the Complainer"

Spelling words: preheat, unsafe, rerun, disappear, unlock, discolor, rewind, unpack, unplug, regroup, preschool, disagree


Homework

  • Reading Log
  • 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.

​ELA General:

Students will bring their ELA bag, orange folder, and agenda back and forth to school each day. Their homework will be a reading log each night. I would like them to read for 10-20 minutes per night. Please write the date, title, and sign that they did indeed read.

Math

This week in Math:

  • Current Topic- Unit 12 Measuring Length

  • Test Date: Wed. 5/16

  • Homework:

  • Mon- none
  • Tues-13.2
  • Wed-13.3
  • Thurs-none
  • Fri-none

Math General:

Homework assignments will be listed on our website and in your child's agenda each day. Each night, students will have the option to complete math homework online OR to do the worksheet sent home.

**If you would like to see the teaching videos, workbook pages, etc. for each lesson for extra support, please do the following:

  1. Log into math website
  2. Click the box for second grade math
  3. Select the unit/topic we are on
  4. Select the lesson we are on (this corresponds with their homework)
  5. I usually post the homework on Friday for the following week if they would like to start it over the weekend and make the weeknights a little less hectic!

Science/Social Studies

This week in Science/Social Studies:

Mon-Water cycle
Tues.- switch day
Wed-Describing weather
Thurs.-field day!
Fri.-early dismissal

Interactive Science, Math and ELA:

Helpful/Fun Websites: