Mrs. Heinlein

"Elementary School community is an environment of excellence in teaching and learning where students reach high academic standards and learn to be self-motivated, well-rounded citizens.” 


Welcome to

Mrs. Heinlein’s

2nd Grade Class Webpage

Welcome to 1st grade! As an alumni of Edgemere Elementary, it is great to be back in the community. I graduated from Towson University in 2009 with a bachelor in Early Childhood Education. I am also certified in Special Education and I am currently earning credits to get my masters in Human Resources and Instructional Technology. This is my 13th year teaching; I spent 4 years in Kindergarten here at Edgemere, 3 years in 2nd grade, 3 years in first, and 3 years back in 2nd! I enjoy spending time with my husband and dog Bandit, reading, and anything to do with Disney.  

"If you can dream it, you can do it!"--Walt Disney

9:10-9:20-Morning Meeting
11:30-12:05-Reading Small Groups
1:30-2:00-Number Corner
3:45-Pack Up

Specials Schedule
*Monday specials will change with each quarter
(2nd quarter-gym, 3rd quarter-art, 4th quarter-library)

Classroom Rules & Expectations
In our class, we follow the Edgemere Elementary Pride:
            Persist with all tasks
                                      Respect my teachers, peers, and myself
Interact kindly
       Do my best always
       Enjoy our diversity
    We have a behavior chart in the classroom and every student has their own clip. They have the chance to move up and down the levels. Each night, I will color the dates block on the Monthly calendar the color your child was on at the end of the day. Please sign the calendar every night. As a class we can earn cubes to get a class prize! These are the different behavior levels:

Follow how your child is doing on Class Dojo:
*5-6 points-excellent day!
*4 points (expectation)-good day
*3 or less point-teacher will contact you.

Here is what to come in the 1st Quarter



Unit 1-MyView Unit 1-You are Here- Students will answer the question "How do different places affect us?" They will talk with others about how different places affect us by reading realistic fiction and understanding elements. Throughout the unit, students will use language to make connections between reading and writing. As well as, plan, draft, and publish writing. 
Weekly Questions:
*What can we understand about a place when we look at it closely?
*How can people improve their neighborhoods?
How does living in a community help people?
*How do different places make us feel?
*How can a new place help us change and grow?


Unit 1- Figure the FactsAs an entry into the study of mathematics in second grade, Unit 1 works toward the establishment of classroom norms around mathematical inquiry and discourse. The mathematical focus rests primarily on the development of number sense, operations, and fact fluency to 20. Important mathematical models including the number rack, bead strings, and the number line are introduced during the unit, and students are expected to become proficient at using strategies that emerge from these models.



Link to the BPCS Parent Webpage-

Link to our Facebook Page-

Link to check your child’s progress- BCPSOne

Here's to a great year! Please refer to your child's take home folder every night. If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at [email protected] or call the school at 410-887-7507.