Friday, October 3, 2014

Peek At The Week

We had another great week in second grade! I can’t believe it’s October!
Here are some of the things we have been working on:

In Math:

·        Read the story Two of Everything  and created our own book of magic pot problems. Everything that goes into the pot gets doubled!
·        Played games Roll and Double, Double It, Double Arrays, Rolling 3 numbers
·        Added numbers with two numbers and discussed order
·        Learned about near doubles
·        Added numbers with 3 numbers to decide which to add first looking at tens, doubles, and near doubles first
In Fundations and Reading
·        Learned the word chunk
·        Practiced our trick words using gel boards
·        Played a game called Desk Pop to practice spelling words
·        Read “The Story” in Frog and Toad Are Friends and practiced sequencing
·        Read Lucky books and took our Unit 2 test
In Science:
·        Read Growing Frogs  which reviews the life cycle and is a personal narrative
·        Played Jeopardy to review for our test
·        Took our amphibian test (They did so great!)
·        Mr. Muscleman came and taught us pumpkin science. It was cool!

In Writing:
·        Finished our class book for our personal narratives on the first day
·        Began discussing an individual topic for our next personal narrative
·        Did noun activities for review
Enjoy your weekend! Fall has definitely arrived!
-Mrs. Farrand :)