Sunday, October 2, 2016

Peek At The Week

We had another great week of learning in second grade! Your children are working so hard and I am very proud to be their teacher!
Here are some of the things we have been working on:

In Math: 

·      Fact Families/Related Facts
·        Making a ten to subtract 
·        Practiced addition and subtraction facts
·        Solved word problems
·       Worked on constructing arguments to prove and explain answers
·       Practiced ST Math              

In Fundations and Reading:
·        Learned about bonus letters f, l, s and sometimes z
·        Practiced trick words using gel boards-they love them!
·        Learned and discussed the words stall and toss for vocabulary
·        Practiced dictation using the white boards
·        Practiced skill sheets
·        Practiced alphabet aerobics-have your child show you!
·        My reading group creating a reading glyph and started reading Frog and Toad are Friends
In Science:
·        Read a packet on Frogs and practiced TTQA (Turning the Question Around)
·        Learned about the life cycle of a frog through a read aloud, Brain Pop Jr. and made a wheel
·        Read The Frog Principal and Fun Facts about Salamanders
·        Read leaf litter and salamanders in Scholastic Magazine
·        A study guide went home for our test next Thursday

In Writing:
·        Learned about adjectives using songs and our morning message
·       Used puzzles and partners to find some in the picture
·       Wrote our middles and ends to finish our personal narratives- They were great!

·    Met our 5th grade buddies and read together
Stay dry and enjoy your weekend!
-Mrs. Farrand :)

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Adjective Puzzle Partners