Grade 2 News 1/26/2017                 Language     In reading, we are becoming more adept at reading our nonfiction texts.  Students are asking lots of questions are sharing what they have learned with each other.   We are introducing our next opportunity for scientific writing by building a simple catapult to...

We had a great day celebrating the 100th Day of School today! In Grade 1, we made 100th Day hats; rolled dice to count to 100; drew 100 things; counted by 1s, 5s, and 10s to 100; sang a 100th Day song; and read 100th...

We had a great day celebrating the 100th Day of School today! The elementary school gathered for a Fabulous Friday Assembly, where Mr. Craig & Mr. Ken led us through 100 actions in sets of 10. Then we took a special 100th Day photo on...

Grade 2 News 1/26/2017                 Language     In reading, we are becoming more adept at reading our nonfiction texts.  Students are asking lots of questions are sharing what they have learned with each other.   We are introducing our next opportunity for scientific writing by building a simple catapult to...

Language   Last week we began a more in-depth study of words, the way words are put together, spelling, and grammar.  We started with a review of compound words. This week we talked about synonyms. In reading, we are becoming more adept at reading our nonfiction texts....

Language   Last week we began a more in-depth study of words, the way words are put together, spelling, and grammar.  We started with a review of compound words. This week we talked about synonyms. In reading, we are becoming more adept at reading our nonfiction texts....

Hello Parents! The LES classes have finished another great week in Physical and Health Education. I continue to be impressed with the students' desire to become healthier, active people. Below are a few highlights from this week: PE - The students worked to acquire skills and concepts related...

In reading this week, we held a "book talk" on the book Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel. We analyzed the characters-- thinking about their actions and feelings-- and looked for a message about friendship from the author. In writing, students continued to work on adding strong reasons to support...

To begin our new social studies unit on maps and globes, students explored a variety of different maps and globes in the classroom. Students noticed things like colors, pictures, and labels. We discussed similarities and differences between maps and globes, making a class Venn diagram....

Grade 2 News 1/12/2017 We’re Back… Grade 2 came back after a nice long break and were ready to get right to work. We had a very smooth return to school. We began the week with some reminders about classroom rules, roles, and responsibilities. We ended the week...