Friday News Roundup

Mrs. Morey's Second Grade Classroom

Week of 4/1/16

Dates & Reminders

  • 4/4 - 4/8 Spring Break
  • 4/13 Science Fair Projects due
  • 4/14 Science & Art Fair at 5:30 p.m.
  • 4/18 Star Student - Divya
  • 4/21 Book Oscars 12:45 - 2:15 p.m.
  • 4/22 Last day of Box Top submissions
  • 4/22 Earth Day Litter-less lunch
  • 4/22 School Dance & Silent Auction at 6:00 p.m.
  • 4/25 Star Student - Cambria
  • 4/29 PLPs go home

Flat Stanley

We are starting our Flat Stanley project over spring break. Please try to take a quick photo of your child with their Flat Stanley and email it to me. We plan to glue this photos to their journal entry they will complete over break. The journal entry may be embellished or creative! The students can turn in their journal entry when they return to school after break. Thanks for your help!
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What did we learn this week?

Math: Students continued with math rotations.


Social Studies: Students continued learning about Animal Welfare. Students continued working on their iMovie commercials.


Science: Students learned how Earth materials (cobbles, pebbles, gravel, sand and silt) are found in other building materials. They performed a scavenger hunt around the school grounds to find various materials.


Literacy: Students worked on finding playful and creative language in text. This included idioms, similes, metaphors, alliteration, and repetition.


Writing: Students continued writing letters about their reading. They began to publish their letters.

Salmon Release

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What's Ahead?

Math: Students will continue with math rotations, Rocket Math (fact fluency practice), Number of the Day problems, and Number Talks.


Social Studies: Students will continue working on their public service announcement for our service learning project.


Science: Students will learn how people use rocks as a natural resource to construct objects and useful materials. Students will also begin observing sandpaper and compare it to real sand.


Literacy: Students will begin learning how to run a literature circle.


Writing: Students will begin writing their book nominations for the Book Oscars.