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Writing, Reading & Questioning Like Scientists

Students in second grade are reading, writing and experimenting to learn more about force and motion!  During science the students are conducting experiments to answer questions like whether a car goes further on carpet or rugs, and what pushes and pulls are necessary to make our school … Continue reading

Posted in English Language Arts, Science

Countries of Origin Fair

Today’s Country of Origin Fair in second grade was amazing!  Students have spent the past several weeks reading books and articles online to learn more about immigration and the many different people who have immigrated to the United States from many different … Continue reading

Posted in English Language Arts, Social Studies

Quabbin Trip

The kindergarten, first and second grade classes went on a field trip to the Quabbin Reservoir today to help restock the water with rainbow trout.  Students worked together to deliver the young trout to the clean and fresh water in buckets and then watched … Continue reading

Posted in Life in Second Grade, Science

Country of Origin Research

Students in grade 2 are researching to learn more about some of their countries of origin.  After a conversation with families, each student chose one country to focus their research and learning on.  Ms. Lobenstine and Ms. Lee in the Learning … Continue reading

Posted in English Language Arts, Social Studies

Learning Targets and Success Criteria

Here are our grade 2 learning targets and success criteria for the week of April 2nd…

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We are SO flexible in grade 2!

I can’t even begin to tell you how proud I am of the second grade students!  We talk and read a lot in grade 2 about being flexible and open to change but it is a really hard skill to … Continue reading

Posted in Life in Second Grade

Goodbye Rocks

If your child’s backpack seems a little heavier than normal this afternoon it’s probably because they are coming home with their desk rock collections.  Today in class students sifted and categorized various rocks according to size and properties.  They have also almost completed … Continue reading

Posted in Science