Trail Blazer News
Trail Blazer of the Week: Stephen!
Clara: What is your favorite color?
Clara: What is your favorite animal?
Stephen: Snakes and other reptiles.
Clara: What is your favorite movie?
Stephen: Star Wars.
Clara: What is your favorite specialist?
Clara: Who is your favorite teacher?
Stephen: Mrs. Morris.
Clara: What is your favorite book?
Stephen: The second Harry Potter.
Enjoying smoothies with the wheatgrass and sprouts we grew on top of our water garden!
Future UNC Basketball Player
Career Fair Fun!
Brody found Papa Echo!
Wish List: Items that we currently need.
Sat., Mar. 19th: Spring Grounds Work Day
Thurs., Mar. 24th: Family Voices/Community Outreach - Grant Center, 5:30-7:00 pm
Friday, March 25th - Fri., Apr. 1: Spring Break.
Thu., Apr. 7th: PTO Meeting 6 pmat the Burton Street Community Center- (only Thurs. meeting)
Mon., Apr. 18th: Last Day of Spring After School Arts
Mon., Apr. 18th: Individual and Group Picture Day
We would LOVE to have you read to us! Please follow this link to sign-up!
What We are Learning
Reading: We are currently focusing on fairy tales from diverse cultures.
RL.2.2 - Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Writing: We are working on a folktale writing unit. Students using their knowledge of story elements found in fables and fairy tales to create their own story.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Fundations: We will begin Unit 13 on Monday. We are focusing on double vowel syllable
- RF.2.3 Know and apply grade -level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding.
- RF.2.3. Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes.
- RF.2.3. Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one syllable words.
Math: We are focusing on composing arrays from rows and columns, and counting to find the total number of objects.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.OA.C.4: Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns; write an equation to express the total as a sum of equal addends.
Science: We will continue Dr. Bob's Sound School next week. The kids are really enjoying the curriculum!
- 2.P.1 Understand the relationship between sound and vibrating objects.
Social Studies: Students will learn about different cultures within our community.
- 2.C.1 Understand how various cultures influence communities.