It’s been a great week! And the coming weeks will be even better!
A few important announcements:
We will be having our class (only) Learning Celebration on November 10th starting at 2pm. I will be out on the 12th (when the rest of the school is having their Learning Celebrations. Families are invited to come into our classroom to see some of the projects and work that we have been working on. The students will have the opportunity to show off the classroom, our rotations, and their work. It is a fun thing!
We will have no school on Thursday, November 11th to observe Veterans Day.
November 12th is the Cultural Fair. If you would like to set up a booth that celebrates a culture, please contact Mrs. Laramie.
November 17th is the Noetic Math Contest. This will be done in class. For more information please visit https://www.noetic-learning.com/mathcontest/index.jsp
November 24th is our Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and it is also a ½ day!
Our kiddos have been working so hard learning songs in music! They will be having a vocal concert on December 15th at Mission Church (4450 E Elliot Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234). 2nd grade students will need to arrive at 4:30pm and the show begins at 5pm. The fee is $10 per family Please pay online here
The dress code for the concert is black bottoms (skirt, pants, leggings, etc.), a white blouse or nice top, and the child’s choice of winter/holiday accessories (festive bows, scarves, ties, necklaces, or hats.)
Please remember to check your child’s green, Thursday folder. Today it has finished and unfinished work in it. (the unfinished work is from this week and last week).
We will be doing some fun projects starting with “contraction surgery” on Friday!
In ELA: we are reviewing how to code words, finding key details in a nonfiction text, headings, captions, dictionary work, contractions, compound words, diphthongs and digraphs and possessive singular and plural nouns.
In math: we are working on mental math strategies, double digit addition and subtraction, early fraction work and measuring tools.
In writing we are doing research and finding 3 facts and a WOW about a topic of their choice! We are also adding details to make the sentence/thought more interesting
In social studies: We will begin our Indigenous People study next week as it is the start of Native American Heritage month!
In science: We are exploring maps and globes and continuing our student-lead rock study!
Thank you for trusting me with your student! I love being their teacher!