Category Archives: English Language Arts

Dear Sixth Grade Self…

Two events that focus on the future occurred in second grade today.  First, students visited Ms. Cannon in grade 3 to take a peak at their new classroom and to get to know their new teacher a little better.  After … Continue reading

Posted in English Language Arts, Life in Second Grade

Learning Targets and Success Criteria

Here are our grade 2 learning targets and success criteria for the week of May 30th…

Posted in English Language Arts, Math

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

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

Poetry Walk

Second grade students brought some love and color to our school hallway during this snowy week by sharing poems they wrote.  Parents, teachers and students left complimentary post-it notes for the poets’ hard work and the hallway ended up looking like a cheerful … Continue reading

Posted in English Language Arts, Life in Second Grade

Big Thoughts In Small Packages

During writing workshop students in second grade are experimenting with a different way to express their thinking- through poetry!  During this writing unit students are working together to deepen their understanding of poetry by studying mentor poems and writing/editing/rewriting lots and lots … Continue reading

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