Spelling-This week we are reviewing concepts taught so far this year. Short vowel words, complex beginnings and endings, long vowel using silent e,
Math-We will begin reviewing for unit 3 test on Friday. Look for review sheet to come home on Tuesday. Concepts that will be covered on the test are:
1. frames and arrows with 2 rules
2. making change
3. basic subtraction 0-18
4. Time- both reading a clock and putting hands on a clock
5. place value-ones, tens and hundreds place. Being able to read base 10 blocks-flats, rods and cubes.
6. Showing money in 2 different ways using Q,D,N and P
Social Studies-Today we started our celebrations around the world unit. We will cover holiday traditions from all around the world. On 12-15 we will have a large celebration in the gym with the whole 2nd grade. Look for a sign up sheet to come home soon!!
Polar Express Celebration on Friday, December 17th in the afternoon. We will take a ride on the Polar Express and listen to the famous story, make a craft, drink hot chocolate and eat yummy cookies!!!
Early Release Day- Thursday, December 2nd. Children will be released at 1:30.
Tuesday afternoon we had the opportunity to meet a 2nd grade class from Startzville Elem. in Texas! We shared our disguised turkeys and a few of our fantasy stories. We also had a chance to ask them some questions about their community. Believe it or not it’s in the 80’s in Texas right now! I am very jealous.
Today we had our second grade feast. Everyone brought in a vegetable to put in our turkey soup! It was delicious!!!! We also had stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn bread, pumpkin muffins and last but not least pumpkin pie!!!
Thank you to all the families that donated food to make our feast possible!!! And a big thank you to the mom’s and grandma’s that helped serve us!!
With the holidays quickly approaching consider ordering your Christmas gifts thru the Amazon link on the side. Our classroom with recieve a percentage of your purchase for classroom supplies and books.
Today we read The Biggest Leaf Pile. All the autumn leaves want to be on top of the biggest leaf pile. But when a big bear jumps on the pile, the leaves learn an important lesson about friendship.
Click below to listen to the story
the biggest leaf pile
Every Wednesday morning my mom “grandma” or Mrs. Barker comes in to help the children with projects. Today the children made fact family turkeys to hang in the hall. They love going out in the hall and working with her!!
A big thank you to Mrs. Sant for coming in and running the school store. The children were very excited to spend their Eagle Bucks!! One of the favorite purchases today was buying gum and being able to chew it in the afternoon.
Tomorrow we will be watching a thirty minute online field trip to meet a Pilgrim and a Wampanoag—straight from Plimoth Plantation.
The children are very excited to see how life was in 1621. and learn about the trials and triumphs of pilgrim life.
Last week we read the story The Plump and Perky Turkey. The children worked really hard and decorated “hid” their own turkey. Next week we are going to participate in a long distance learning experience with a 2nd grade classroom in Texas. We will be sharing our turkey’s with eachother and sharing stories written about them.
Take a peek at all our turkeys!!
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