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Rocks

In second grade we are always learning how to better read, write and think like scientists.  At the moment, we are taking a very close look at rocks and soil to see what new things we can discover about very … Continue reading

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Yoga

Grade 2 has added something new to the schedule.  After snack each Wednesday we head down to the music room for an invigorating yet peaceful 20 minutes of yoga!  Thanks so much to Grace, who leads us in this new adventure each … Continue reading

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The Book Fairy

In second grade, we have been lucky enough to get deliveries from the Book Fairy all year long!  The day we started a new reading unit on information books, she left two different books about tigers wrapped in pretty paper at our reading … Continue reading

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Lots of Choices in Grade 2

We are so fortunate to have many different spaces and places for learning in our grade 2 classroom!  Students pick new seats every 4-6 weeks based on their needs and how they think they will learn best.  They can sit … Continue reading

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Epic! and DreamBox

This week second grade students learned how to use two exciting web-based computer programs.  The first, called Epic!, offers students hundreds of free fiction and nonfiction digital books based on their age and interests.  The other, called DreamBox, is a computer-based … Continue reading

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Growing Second Grade Readers

Second grade readers are growing like beanstalks!  For the past two weeks we have been discussing, documenting and practicing different ways that the students in grade two can continue to grow into even stronger readers.  We’ve talked about… Choosing how to read … Continue reading

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