2nd Hand News
The Play and More 2018
Math activities this month have centered around the study of money. Students have been learning about coins, currency, and calculating amounts with decimal points. They have been able to create their own businesses and use hands-on experiences to understand banking, marketing, and setting prices. It's been wonderful to see their enthusiasm and "a-ha" moments as a vibrant classroom economy came to life.
2nd graders have been "traveling" to the South Pole by studying the Shackleton Expedition. Learning about this epic adventure helps them explore weather, temperature, geography, wildlife, and literature written in diary form. Students will be creating their own model of this story of perseverance in the Antarctic (including penguins) on an ice floe.
Other experiences in the past month have included the cast party, Valentine's Day, the 100th Day of School, Sports Day, Pajama Day, a Parent Project, and sharing the rhyming genius of Dr. Seuss on his birthday. Enjoy the pictures of everyone's favorite 2nd graders!
Stay warm and safe in the snow, and have a restful Spring Break.