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...

We spent time reviewing all of our classroom rules, routines, and good habits to start off the New Year. Students also set goals for themselves to work on to make 2018 even better than 2017! The class finished our latest read-aloud book, Pippi Longstocking. Students voted...

  It has been a terrific week back after the break! The students jumped into new units with impressive focus and attention. In PE, the students began a rounding the bases unit in which they will be learning skills and strategies concerning sports with bases. This will...

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...

We kicked off a new unit in writing this week on persuasive opinion writing. Each student brought a collection of items to school. To begin our unit, students judged his/her own collection and chose a favorite item. Students wrote his/her opinion and used the word "because"...