Social Studies As a final demonstration of the students' understanding of how communities solve problems, the students worked together with a group to build something. They were able to reflect on their cooperation and problem-solving skills, and had fun along the way!
Narrative Writing Celebration After publishing their best narrative writing piece, 2A students were able to share their wonderful stories with 2B! What a fun time to celebrate all we have learned with friends!
Editing: Make writing better! This week students got to Edit their writing with Editing pens and the best tool you can have: a partner!
A BIG Mess! I am sure your students came home with quite a story on Thursday! We walked in to the classroom to find that it was a BIG mess! The students showed what it takes to work together and solve a problem.
Star Classes This year the time for Star Classes every Friday will be used to complete hands-on projects that encourage students' creativity. This week students used recycled materials and their imaginations. They are very creative!
Cooperation: This week we have been talking about our REACHES. We showed cooperation by building a tower together.
Writing Celebration This week students finished publishing their final 2nd grade writing piece! We celebrated by sharing our writing with each other and with 2B. What amazing progress we have made!
Sink or Float? Students used their understanding of properties of matter to create boats out of everyday materials. They all floated!
2nd Grade Science Fair 2nd grade students showed off their science skills this week during the Science Fair. Thank you to the parents who were able to visit us!
Moms and Muffins Thank you to all of the important women who came out to read with us this week! The students were excited to share some of their favorite books with some of their favorite people!
Math is fun! This week we started our new math unit about shapes. As a fun introduction, the students completed shape puzzles with tangrams.
2nd Grade Market 2A students spent the past 2 weeks earning classroom money and spending it on special classroom privileges. We finished this social studies unit with the 2A Market. How great it is to learn and have fun all at the same time!
Aviary We had a great time learning about habitats in the Aviary. Thank you to everyone who joined us!
Dudes and Donuts What a great turnout we had for this wonderful reading event! 2A students were so excited to read with the important men in their lives. Thank you to everyone who came out to join us!
3rd Grade Teachers This week we had a special visit from some guest teachers who came to talk to us about how to read longer books. Thank you 3B!
2 weeks of Christmas! Winter Show, Fun Friday, and a Christmas party! We had a blast celebrating in many ways!
Christmas with Tierrabaja This week 2nd grade celebrated Christmas with their buddies from Tierrabaja. They enjoyed games, a snack, and presents together. What a great way to show generosity and make new friends!
Writer's Expo After months of hard work on our informational books in English AND Spanish, 2nd grade shared their knowledge in a Writer's Expo. We had visitors from Elementary and even High School come see our work. Wow, were they impressed!
Class Book! 2A students have become true volcanologists! (volcano experts) After learning A LOT about Volcanoes, we wrote a class book. Read it on our Science page!
The Scientific Method After learning about the Scientific Method of completing experiments, 2A tried their hand at some small-scale wind and water experiements. Science is so much fun!
Colombia Maps Wow! The Colombian maps turned out great! The students learned SO much about Colombia and had fun along the way!
Non-Fiction Experts As a final demonstration of our amazing Non-Fiction skills and knowledge, 2A invited 1A to our class to teach them about non-fiction. They truly sounded like experts!