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Same Scene, Multiple Perspectives

In grade 2 this week we focused on three different books written by one author; we read and discussed the Weird series by Erin Frankel.  The three books are important in that they not only focus on a single situation of bullying … Continue reading

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How Far Can You Jump?

We are starting a new math unit in Grade 2 called How Far Can You Jump?  Students are measuring lengths and distances and solving measurement story problems.  We will work with a variety of measurement units, including nonstandard ones like … Continue reading

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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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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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