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Math and Science in 2nd Grade!

MATH Our Second Grade Mathematicians love practicing their learning through math centers. They use teamwork, good sportsmanship, and communication along with our math skills.   SCIENCE Our 2nd Grade Scientists  planted seeds as a part of our Science unit on Plants.  They will give the plants what they need to survive and soon, we will […]

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Our 2nd Graders Love Writing!!!

Our 2nd graders are proud authors and illustrators of all kinds of books!  Taking advantage of the nice weather and outdoor school areas, we write and share with our classmates.   We continue to follow the Writing Process, and the skills we learn in Writer’s Workshop, to create our books!       Come check […]

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Students in Ms. Bright’s class collected rocks from different areas of the school and they took notes on their rocks.  The next day, they compared their  findings. Their goal was to see if rocks were the same or different from different parts of campus. Second graders love Science, especially when they can explore and discover […]

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We hope that you all had a wonderful and relaxing Winter Break!!! It’s been cold here in Austin, but that hasn’t stopped us teachers from planning some exciting things for the spring semester! Our students have been working really hard on our PBL and will be the proud authors of our Travis Heights Elementary Tour […]

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Thanksgiving Feast in Ms. Johnson’s Class

   Our Thanksgiving Feast was a huge success.  We made place mats and we all contributed, in some way, to make a healthy and delicious vegetable soup.  We also had extra snacks and desserts. We all shared what we were thankful for and enjoyed our time with one another, as we continue to build a […]

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Our 2nd Grade Field trip to Urban Roots

Second grade visited Urban Roots, the only farm-based youth leadership organization in Austin.  Urban Roots sits on 3.5 acres in East Austin.                Our students took a tour of the farm and learned more about: How food is grown Conservation Bees and insects Healthy food choices They were even able to taste some of […]

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Second Grade News

We can’t believe it’s already November!  The days are getting colder and our 2nd graders are learning more and more every day and having fun discovering new things together! Field Trip We will be having our first Field Trip at Urban Roots, a sustainable farm in East Austin.  Our 2nd Graders will be engaged in […]

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What are we learning in Second Grade?

Our second graders are off to a great start this year!  They are a super energetic group of kiddos and are always excited to learn new things.  It’s already been a busy year for our students as they continue to grow and learn emotionally and academically.  We all have fun while learning more and more […]

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