March 22 Update

March 22nd, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We had a fun end to the week today with the open mic assembly! There are pictures of each group under the photos tab. Math 2nd and 3rd graders are working on fractions. Over break, we encourage them to keep practicing their multiplication facts. English This week, students finished up their work Read More »

March 16 Update

March 15th, 2019

Hello 2/3 families, We had so much fun starting our new unit of inquiry this week! We started provocations, so we went to Greenough park to observe the animals and plants there. We focused on listening and looking for anything that happened in the environment.  The students collected seeds, insects, leaves… anything they thought was interesting. Read More »

March 8 Update

March 8th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Thank you for attending the poetry reading this afternoon! Students loved having the opportunity to share their English and Spanish poems with so many different people. We will have a video from this afternoons presentations posted on next week’s blog post. Thanks to Betty’s aunt, Abby, who came to Miriam’s class to Read More »

March 1 Update

March 1st, 2019

Queridos Papitos y Mamitas, We had a great week writing new types of poems and making the covers for our poetry book.  To bind the poetry books, we are looking for one volunteer per class who can help with binding. It is something you can take home Wednesday morning and do at your own convenience.  Read More »

February 22 Update

February 22nd, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Our unit continues engaging our poets in writing. Our poets are writing about things that are meaningful to them with delight and enthusiasm. This week,  we explored different types of poems and figures of speech. We wrote cinquain, haikus, acrostics, and  used personification, repetition and rhyme as figures of speech to enhance Read More »

February 15

February 15th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Thank you to all of the parent volunteers who made yesterday such a fun day for both classes. Students had fun writing and decorating acrostic poems for a variety of people at the school. Then, everyone helped deliver the acrostic poems at school and to the neighborhood. Check out the photos tab Read More »

February 8 Update

February 8th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Students had a great week rehearsing for MCT and they did a great job last night! As soon as the YouTube video of the performance is uploaded, we will send that your way. Students got in some good reading time this week, recording their minutes for I Love to Read month. Please help Read More »

February 1 Update

February 1st, 2019

Hello parents, This week we started the new unit. Here is the central idea and lines of inquiry. People can express their creativity, ideas and feelings through poetry. Identifying different kinds of poems Understanding figures of speech (simile, metaphor, imagery, etc.) and how to use descriptive language Understanding that poetry invites different perspectives and interpretations Read More »

January 25 Update

January 26th, 2019

Dear parents, This week was short but full of experiences! We had two experts this week that helped us understand the choices we can do to maintain a healthier body. On Wednesday, we had Lauren talking about our digestive system and what to do to maintain it strong and healthy. On Friday, we had Troy, Read More »

January 17 Update

January 18th, 2019

Dear families, We are finishing our unit of inquiry about the choices that we can do to make our bodies healthier. The next unit will be about poetry. For that, we would like to invite to our classes to any experts about writing who want to help with the unit. If you want to do Read More »

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