Friday, October 7, 2016

Peek At The Week

We had another great week of learning in second grade!
Here are some of the things we have been working on:

In Math: 

·   Reviewed for Topic 1 with a reteaching page
·  Took our Topic 1 test
·        Learned and practiced even and odd numbers
·       Learned new games called Even/Odd Smackdown and Tens in the Pool
·       Practiced ST Math              

In Fundations and Reading:
·        Learned about new glued sounds
·        Practiced trick words using gel boards-they love them!
·        Used Ipads for Dictation practice
·        Practiced dictation in our composition books
·        Practiced skill sheets
·        Practiced alphabet aerobics-have your child show you!
·        Took our Unit 2 test and played a game called Desk Pop

·        My reading group continued reading Frog and Toad are Friends

In Science:
·        Reviewed for our amphibian test by playing Jeopardy
·        Took our amphibian test (They did an amazing job!)
·        Began talking about trees for our next Science unit and how they are useful

In Social Studies:

·        Learned about author Kevin Henkes life and work as an author/illustrator

·        Miss F came in and did a lesson on kindness and how we should treat other people

In Writing:
·        Finished our personal narratives about the first day of school
·       Practiced marking adjectives, nouns, and verbs
·       Learned about antonyms (We sing Anto, Oppo, Antonyms are Opposites)
No school on Monday, so enjoy the long weekend!

-Mrs. Farrand :)

Miss F discussing Kindness

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