In reading we will be meeting with our books clubs one more time before starting our last round. Our focus last week was on finding the author's message. We practiced by reading The Straight Line Wonder as a read-aloud and talked with our book clubs using examples from the text to back up our ideas. When we meet with book clubs on Tuesday we will talk about the author's message in individual books, but also look for themes across the series.
We didn't have book clubs today because we got a special delivery. . . Mrs King, Mrs Hills and I applied for a grant from the HEF for flexible seating and lots of our materials came in today!! The kids were so excited to open all the boxes and see what we got for our classroom!
We can't wait to use it all tomorrow!
In math we are continuing our work with story
problems and to be honest, they are just going to get harder before we get to the test! Luckily all of this tough practice makes the test seem pretty easy. When your second grader brings home papers you will probably see some mistakes still, but not as many. We have been using math mountains to help write equations to find the answers to problems, and we will continue that work this week. This week we will add comparison bars as a way to find answers involving "more" and "fewer" quantities.