April 26 Update

April 26th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, This week, students worked on research for their summative assessment. They are learning how to summarize information and put it in their own words. The classes are continue to gather ideas on how writers publish feature articles to prepare for writing their own articles. Students are continuing to take action to save Read More »

April 18 Update

April 18th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We have had so much fun this week investigating different animals and plants in the rainforest! We are looking forward to sharing these projects with you the week of May 6 during student led conferences. Your child(ren)’s teacher sent an email yesterday with the schedule. Please confirm your child(ren)’s time as soon Read More »

April 12 Update

April 12th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We are very excited to go to the Wild Life Film Festival on Monday! We are still missing a few permission slips so please bring those Monday morning! There are many great films about ecosystems, which support our current unit of inquiry exploring how our actions may change the fauna and flora in Read More »

April 5 Update

April 5th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We had a great week back from Spring Break! Students got to explore the insectarium, learning about how bugs play an important role in ecosystems. Back in the classroom, students compared the jobs they do at home to what different animals do to help ecosystems. In Greenough Park, students learned how to Read More »

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 »

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