Grade 2

May
19

Sharing the Planet

After practicing with our multiplication board we began to feel more confident about how to solve multiplication facts with a chart. This helped us to both solve the multiplication facts and identify patterns. We then had a blast creating our own multiplication board games. We are excited to play the games we all came up […]

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May
12

Happy Mother’s Day!

This week in our Literacy Block we worked on a 5 day Growth Mindset Challenge. We discussed that a fixed mindset is having a closed mind that doesn’t want to learn. However, a growth mindset is a having an open-mind that embraces challenges and sees experiences as opportunities for growth. We discussed and brainstormed how […]

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May
06

Agency in Grade 2!

Children’s Day is celebrated in Mexico on April 30th. We all wrote and illustrated on a paper foot all the happy reasons of being a child…our happy journey….may we always nurture our inner child as we continue to grow and learn in this shared journey! WOW! What a way to demonstrate agency (taking action). A […]

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Apr
28

Happy Earth Day!

We kicked off our week with Earth Day, which is celebrated around the world on April 22nd. It was perfect timing, as we are all excited about our unit focus on Earth’s changes. We were recently discussing how we “don’t fall off earth because we have a moon, which gives us gravity.”  We then worked […]

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Apr
21

How the World Works

We were all very excited to come back after our fun-filled Spring break. We loved sharing and hearing the relaxing, fun, or exciting experiences we all had. We have started our fifth unit of inquiry, How the World Works. In this unit we will focus on Earth’s changes. We unscrambled our central idea: Earth goes […]

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Apr
14

Unit Celebration: How We Express Ourselves

We wrapped up our unit of inquiry How We Express Ourselves: Story-telling with an intimate unit celebration for our parents! For this unit we chose to sing the song Brave, which speaks about raising our voices in a positive way. We “let the words fall out” with positive messages. We were courageous and presented all […]

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Mar
31

Summative…

We are reaching the end of our unit of inquiry, How We Express Ourselves, and this week we focused on wrapping up our summative projects in preparation for our upcoming unit celebration. We started by sharing with our team our individual interpretation of our respective stories.   After sharing we split up in smaller groups […]

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Mar
24

Pot of Gold!

We kicked off our week with a fun filled morning with our Grade 5 Learning Buddies doing a “green challenge” to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. We were pleasantly surprised when we found a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! Our literacy blocks are very productive. We are working on vocabulary puzzles for […]

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Mar
17

Eventful Literacy Week!

We began our literacy week with D.E.A.R (Drop Everything And Read). Throughout the week we enjoyed reading our favorite books at various times of the day! We enjoyed going to the black box theater and experiencing The History of Writing so creatively. A special shout out and thanks to Mr. Tommy Beck for sharing with […]

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Mar
10

The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

An important part of our unit is identifying the lessons that stories teach us. During our literacy block we have started a lessons book for all the stories we are reading from Tales from Within the Clouds. This week during our writing time we read a short biography about Dr. Seuss and learned more about […]

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