Thursday, February 4 - Field trip to Gates Foundation - (Bring a sack lunch and dress for the weather)
Wednesday, February 3 - Unity Party and Day of Play!
Friday, February 12 - Valentine's Day Party
February 15-16 - No School - President's Day Weekend (Let me know if you will be absent)
Here is a quick update from the past week:
Science: Students observed and experimented with weights and measuring. Ask your students what they know about a fulcrum.
Math: We had a guest teacher, Ms. Shaw, come in and teach a lesson about Adding to Subtract. We also learned "Add by Friendly Numbers" to our addition strategy toolbox.
Writing: Students started their own fairy tale story mountain (plot diagram). They will finish the stories this week.
Reading: Students read and were read various fairy tales. Students examined the different elements of fairy tales. Ask your student how many of them they remember!
Where the Wild Things Are: It was a wild hit! Look at these wild things (sorry about the quality)....
The week to come:
On Wednesday students will enjoy a hard earned unity party. Students voted on having extra recess, bringing a stuffie to class and hot chocolate. On top of the unity celebration, students will partake in a Day of Play. Read here to learn more about the inspiration for this event. Please bring a favorite toy or board game for students to play. We will enjoy our hot chocolate and learn the lessons from play: taking risks, cooperative problem solving skills, and using our imaginations!
Thursday we will go to the Gates Foundation as a kick off for our first project-based learning. There, we will learn about the Gates Foundation's role in global water access. More to come on this!
One of the second grade teachers at QAE. Read this blog and stay up-to-date on classroom activities.
|Ms. Thibault's 2nd Grade||