What is a G.O. Binder?
The 2nd Grade "Get Organized" Binder is a one-stop for school to
home communication. It house everything your child will nees
to stay informed about what is going on in school.
Why is it important to have a G.O. Binder?
This binder helps students establish effective organizational
skills. It will come home every day, so please look through
it to see what is going on in school from day to day and throughout
How to Use the G.O. Binder
In the back pocket, you will find a nightly reader that your
child will read to you. Please return the book to that pocket
each day, and a different book will come home the next day (unless
it is a chapter book). To reach the full 20 minutes of
reading 5 nights a week, it may be necessary to choose a book from
home to read.
Put lunch money, book fair money, field trip money and
permission slips, and other money that may need to come to school
in the School & Home
Communication section. Your will also find a
pad of sticky notes to write parent pick-up notes, bus
changes, upcoming appointments, or other quick notes.
In the next sleeve, you will find the monthly lunch calendar and
your child's behavior tracker.
In theImportant Documents section,
your will find important notes form school. Please read the
papers and only return them if necessary.
In the Keep at Home section, you will
finde graded papers and other papers that your child is bringing
home to keep. Please note that sometimes items will not
always fit in the binder, so keep a lookout for these items in your
Note: Do NOT throw away graded papers or projects
brought home. Please place papers or projects in a box or
container until the end of the trimester. We are all human
and make errors. Teachers occasionally fail to record a grade
or mark it as received for various reasons, such as papers being
stuck together. Also, students may fail to return work taken
home to complete or correct.