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Field Day

Field day was an amazing experience!  Our class was full of great sports and enthusiastic teammates.  Thanks so much, Mr. Carra, for a wonderful day!   Advertisements

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Cursive Time!

A much anticipated and very, very exciting time in first/second grade is finally here!  Today students traded in their manuscript handwriting practice books for something way more big-kid… CURSIVE!  First/second grade students were very excited to practice making multiple “magic c’s” and the letter … Continue reading

Posted in English Language Arts

Poetry Walk

Last Thursday was a beautiful morning for our first/second grade poetry walk!  Our class celebrated the culmination of our poetry reading and writing unit with a peaceful, guided tour around the school grounds.  Students picked 2-4 of their favorite poems … Continue reading

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Special Visitors

We had some very special visitors in first/second grade on Friday.  The students were thrilled to see them and welcomed them with open arms.  Ask your child for more details.

Posted in Life in Second Grade

Our seeds have sprouted!

The radish seeds we placed in our root viewers on Monday have already sprouted!  We noticed something quite mysterious, however.  The sprouts are “L” shaped instead of “l” shaped.  Ask your child why that might be…

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Do plants eat dirt?

First/second grade students have been busy this week in science learning even more about plant adaptations.  On Monday, students worked together to answer the question, “Do plants eat dirt?”  They learned about the importance of water (which is taken in by … Continue reading

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We Reorganized Our Classroom Library!

We are very fortunate that we have lots and lots of great books in our first/second grade classroom library.  For most of the school year, about half of our fiction books have been organized by category (Funny Books, Holiday Books…) … Continue reading

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