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Science in November

We have been learning about force, motion and engineers. We studied different objects that spin, roll and slide. Then we used the design process to build a car that could roll down a ramp and roll when we exhibited force. Now we are building on our knowledge by making mazes both for marbles and for […]

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Jumps of Ten to Subtract

Math in November

Over the next few weeks 2nd Grade mathematicians be adding up to four 2-digit numbers using various strategies, subtract 2-digit numbers using various strategies, and to close out the month, they will represent and solve addition and subtraction word problems with unknowns. Here are some examples of Dreambox Activities that support the skills:

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Math in October

In math this month, the students continue to explore numbers through 1,200. Using our work in previous weeks with Base-10 blocks, quick draws of 2, 3 and 4-digit numbers, place value charts and number lines we are now comparing and ordering 3 and 4-digit numbers. Here are a few examples of 2nd grade math and […]

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2nd Grade PBL

Second grade has launched the annual End-of-Year PBL; a 1-page newspaper produced by pairs of students whose aim it is to dispel misconceptions any first graders might have about what really happens in 2nd grade. It’s called The 2nd Grade Times. They have started out learning about different types of text:  procedural, narrative, expository and satire.  […]

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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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