Friday, March 21, 2014

Peek At The Week

Happy spring! What a great week we had in second grade! I am so ready for the nicer weather to come quickly!

Here are some of the things we have been working on:

In Math:
·        Began Unit 10 counting numbers up to 1,000!
·        Learned place value for hundreds, tens, and ones
·        Learned new vocabulary words- standard form (514), expanded form (500+10+4=514), and number word (five hundred fourteen)
·        Played a dinosaur game using tens and ones
·        Learned about subtracting or adding 100 or 10.
·        Finished a number crossword

In Fundations and Reading:
·        Week 1 of Unit 11 on the sounds of e
·        Read The Lad Who Went to the North Wind and Elephants
·        Played TWINGO for trick words
·        Learned 2 new words speech and heal
·        Practiced dictation

In Science:
·        Learned about 4 severe storms- tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and thunderstorms.
·        We made a cool weather cookbook to help us remember

In Writing:
·        Researched facts at the computer lab about our special continent
·        Wrote facts with our group members
·        Wrote a friendly letter to our parents about our week (Look for it in the  backpack folder!) J

We are still in need of snacks for our basket. 
Check out the fun photos! We had 2 high school students from LCA help out this week and see what second grade was like! It was fun!
Also, please send in your child’s report card folder when you have a chance! Thank you!

Enjoy your weekend! I hope it warms up!
-Mrs. Farrand J