Friday, November 8, 2013

Peek at the Week

This morning we had a Veterans Day assembly to honor those who have and are currently still serving. 2nd graders stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance-they did a great job!

Room 206 also earned 5 extra minutes twice this week for great behavior J

Here are some of things we have been working on:

In Math:
  • Continued working on skip counting skills
  • Used models to represent numbers
  • Used Arrays to add
  • Took Topic 4 test—they all did excellent !

In Reading:
  • Started Unit 5 FUNdations
  • Introduced how to divide closed syllables with multisyllabic words
  • Practiced Trick Words
  • Reading groups started to read Lionel and Amelia and A Friend Like Ed, two stories about friendship
  • Continued reading The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

In Science:
  • Read the book, Tess’s Trees
  • Finished our changing tree project
  • Created the parts of a tree using a paper plate
  • Discussed how trees grow using a diagram

In Writing:
  • Students finished their dog research final project
  • Created a class book of the students 8 steps on “How to Take Care of a Dog” with partners
  • Brainstormed animals for their individual “How To” book, Cats was the winner
  • Rough draft of materials and steps needed to care for a cat

Reminder: No School on Monday and Tuesday. Enjoy your extra long weekend!

Miss Santullo J