Thursday, October 31, 2013

Addition Boo Bump!

Today the students used dice to play Boo Bump! They enjoyed getting to practice their addition facts while playing a fun game.








Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Jellyfish

We have been reading the story Jellies in class this week. Today we created our own jellyfish and wrote fact and opinion statements on the tentacles.

Monsters

We created monsters for Halloween. Each student designed their own monster and then they had to use descriptive writing to describe their monster in detail.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Wheels in Motion

Jenaya won a bike during our Wheels in Motion assembly. She was nominated for her excellent behavior, her willingness to help others, and her overall character.




Citizenship Winners!

Sarah, Jenaya, and Mason were our 1st 9 weeks Citizenship winners!
 

Friday, October 18, 2013

Pumpkin Book Report Project

The students have been working hard on their pumpkin book reports all month. Today we got to hear all of the wonderful reports and see all of the character pumpkins. The students did an excellent job and I was so impressed by all of their reports.

 
Grace
Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy
Character- Ladybug Girl
 

 
Jordyn
Five Silly Monkeys
Character- Mama Monkey
 
 

 
Aarnav
Judy Moody and Stink The Holly Joliday
Character- Stink
 
 

 
Ella
Hideout
Character- Luther
 
 

 
Berkley
Charlie the Ranch Dog
Character- Charlie
 
 

 
Tristin
Abe Lincoln's Hat
Character- Abe Lincoln
 
 

 
Kennedy
Ladybug Girl
Character- Lulu
 

 
Sarah
Strega Nona
Character- Big Anthony
 
 

 
Caley
What's the Big Idea, Molly?
Character- Molly
 
 

 
Middy
Spiderman Versus Scorpian
Character- Spiderman
 
 

 
Jeneya
The Babysitter's Club
Character- Stacey
 
 

 
Matthew
Library Lion
Character- Lion
 
 

 
Anna
The Littlest Pumpkin
Character- Littlest Pumpkin
 
 

 
Dorothy
Pinkalicious
Character- Pinkalicious
 
 

 
Noah
The Curse of the Cheese Pyramid
Character- Geronimo
 
 

 
Kaleb
The Magic School Bus
Character- Ralph

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Super Storms!!

This week we read the book Super Storms. As we were reading, we discussed the main idea and identified the many details that we learned. The students really enjoyed making their own thunderstorm clouds which diplay the main idea and the many rain drops which display the details of the book!




Columbus Day

On Monday, we learned all about Columbus and his journey to America. Afterwards, the students pretended that they were Columbus, and wrote about what they would have done if they discovered America.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Thank you Mrs. Fortner!

We would like to thank Mrs. Fortner for supplying the class with this yummy snack!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Xylophone

Today the students leaned how to conduct an investigation and make predictions. During this investigation, the students made xylophones and learned how to play "Mary Had a Little Lamb."







Bubble Gum Fun!

We were learning about sequencing so we decided to write about how to blow a bubble. The students really enjoyed teaching each other how to blow a bubble. Their writing pieces turned out so cute! I am so proud of my students!


Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Sequence Wheels

Each group was able to read a story together and create their own sequence story wheels.



Our Classroom Door

This year I decided our ocean themed room should have a shark for the door!



Summer Writing

During the first week of school the students wrote about their favorite summer memory. They also created self portraits!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Second Grade Class

I am so excited about this school year! We have already done some amazing things, and I cannot wait to share them with you!

Friday, April 19, 2013

TCAP Celebration

Today we had a great time at our TCAP celebration. The students were able to sing our song in front of the entire school. That was so exciting! Here are a few pictures and a video from the event.


video

Thursday, April 4, 2013

TCAP Video

Wow! Welcome back to from Spring Break! We have been very busy reviewing for our TCAP test in three weeks, but we decided to have a little fun. I hope you enjoy our video that we created.

  video

Monday, March 18, 2013

Caterpillar Book Reports

The students have been working hard the past month on these book reports. They included predictions, main characters, problems, solutions, settings, questions, and personal responses. They turned out GREAT!!


Macy's Day Parade Balloons

We have been working hard using our Comprehension Toolkit. Last week we read Balloons over Broadway. It is a book about how the Macy's Day Parade started. As part of our toolkit we used questioning and sequencing to create our own balloons for the parade.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Field Trip

We had such a great time on the field trip yesterday. Thank you to all those parents who chaperoned. Below are some of the activities the students participated in while at the Adventure Science Museum.
 
Joseph and Tavion watching themselves on the TV.

 
Preston being the camera man for Haley, Paris, and Kayla.

 
Haley, Kayla, and Paris presenting the weather forecast.

 
Preston the camera man

 
Isaiah putting together tanagrams.



 
Jubilee, Lorelai, and Ke'osha having a blast!

 
Autumn with her friends (and twin) in front of the planetarium entrance.



 
Everyone in the planetarium.


                                 Isaiah, Ke'osha, Lorelai, and Jubliee playing with the activity table.



 
Joseph, Tavion, Jasper, and Tyler shooting some hoops.

 
Sherlin (you can see her feet), Ari, and Sa'niya looking at their insides.

 
Ari and Sherlin switched for this photo.

 
Belle, Sophia, and Autumn in front of the dinosaurs.

 
Autumn helping Sophia in her wheelchair.

 
Tavion driving a car.

 
Joseph playing the piano.

 
Ashton riding Mrs. Frizzle's bus.

 
Jubliee and Lorelai in the windtunnel. Check out that wind speed - 78 MPH.

 
Sherlin being the camera woman.

 
Ari and Sa'niya being weather women.

 
Here I am as Mrs. Frizzle!