Ms. Short's Second Grade

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May 12, 2014: Word Clouds

Last week, we went into our book basket books on a word hunt for contractions. Then we typed them in an app called Word Cloud. To take a look at our word clouds, click on “weebly” below to get to our classroom weebly.

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May 12, 2014: Spelling~Unit 25

This week we are working on Unit 25 in Spelling. Your child should have brought home their pretest today, please make sure they study for the test on Friday. Spelling homework should have also come home today and is due back to school by Friday. This week’s skill is working with the suffixes s, es, and ing. If you would like to play a game to practice this week’s skill, just click on the picture below.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS ARE:   should, home, big, give, air, different

May 10, 2014: Book Treasure Book

This week we read Super Supper for our book treasure book. Yesterday, your child should have brought home a retelling sheet, their envelope and a little snake. This is a great book for sequencing events. Students can retell the order that the snake ate the animals. Sorry, I couldn’t find a recording or video of the book…..so, you’re on your own this week! Don’t forget, if you would like to leave your retelling here, just click on comment and don’t forget to write “blog” on your retelling sheet. Retelling sheets are due by Tuesday.

May 8, 2014: Area & Perimeter Song

May 8, 2014: Perimeter Song

May 8, 2014: Earn 10 Eagle Bucks

Watch this video about plant parts. Leave a comment here and name 4 parts of a plant and I will give you ten Eagle Bucks tomorrow!!

May 7, 2014: Spelling~Unit 24

This week we are working on Unit 24 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their spelling preview. Please make sure that your child studies these 6 words that will be on the test on Friday. Spelling homework should have also come home today, and is due back to school by Friday. This week’s skill is working with long vowel sounds. If you would like to play a game and practice this week’s skill, just click on the picture below.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS ARE: every, found, still, between, name, could

May 4, 2014: Book Treasure Book

On Friday,  I read the story Stephanie’s Ponytail by Robert Munch. Stephanie likes to have her own look. So when her classmates begin copying her ponytail, she finds increasingly outrageous ways to wear her hair until she outsmarts the copycats. Your child should have brought home a retelling sheet, their envelope and a ponytail holder as their book treasure. Don’t forget, you can do your retelling right here on the blog. Just click on “comments” at the bottom of this post. If you do your retelling here, just write “blog” on the retelling sheet and bring it back to school by Tuesday. Click on the book below to listen to the story on Robesrt Munch’s web site.

April 28, 2014: Mad Lib App

Today, students reviewed parts of speech using an app called Mad Libs. Students added words, parts of speech, to premade stories. If you would like to read our silly stories, just click on the link below to get to or classroom weebly. There is a pause button in the top left corner of each story. You can press the pause button to stop the slide show, so that you can read each story.

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April 28, 2014: Spelling~Unit 23

This week we are working on Unit 23 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their spelling pretest. Please help your child study these 6 words that will be on the test on Friday. Your child should have also brought home their spelling homework. This week’s skills is working with plurals and the rules for s, es, and ies. Please remember that spelling homework is due back to school by Friday. If you would like to practice this week’s skill, just click on the picture below to play a game.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS ARE:  great, tell, men, say, small, around