Experimenting with Landforms

We have been working with Landforms and experimenting with what rain does to the land. We tried to make a mud slide to show how grass, rocks, tress help prevent erosion.

Plump and Perky Turkey

On Friday we read a silly story-When the people of Squawk Valley find themselves without a turkey for their Thanksgiving feast, they plot a way to lure one into town: They’ll advertise for a “model” turkey to pose during an arts-and-crafts fair, and gobble the bird when they’ve finished the artwork. But they don’t plan on meeting up with Pete—a turkey so clever, he outsmarts them all!

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The Children took home a turkey outline to disguise their own turkey. Once all the turkeys are in we will share them with a class in Texas. We will be taking a virtual field trip to Texas! We can’t wait!
 

 

A Peek at the Week

SPELLING-This weeks words are: its, who, now, people, my. We will be revisiting adding endings onto root words. The rules are very difficult for 2nd grader to remember. Please practice!

READING-We are continuing our theme work on Doing the Right Thing. The children and I have been reading The Giraffe the Pelli and Me. We are focusing on how the characters are doing the right thing. On Friday Mrs. Zombo came into class to co-teach using the IPads using an app called Toontastic. The children worked on making cartoons to retell the story.

MATH-We are half way through Unit 3. Please work on place value, money and telling time with your child. 

SCIENCE-We are finishing up our Landform unit this week. Look for a review sheet to come home at the end of the week. Test is planned on Monday.

NO SCHOOL ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 6TH

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