The Crow's Nest
Mrs. Crow's Second Grade
2nd Grade VAULT Nominations Now Open!
If you would like to nominate your child to be tested for the VAULT program, you can pick up a form in the VAES office. If you can't make it to the office, just contact your child's teacher and she will be glad to pick up one for you and send it home with your learner.
In your conversations at home this week, can you help us reinforce the meaning of "deposit" and "withdrawal"? We are working with this rich academic language in order to build financial literacy in our little learners! Thank you!
This is a great foldable found online that might help you with kid-friendly definitions.
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
Week of February 22nd - 1st - 4th Grade Quarterly Tests
Thursday, March 3rd - Open House
WHAT ARE WE LEARNING THIS WEEK?
READING: researching and teaching others about famous African Americans.
MATH: adding three-digit numbers.
SOCIAL STUDIES: U.S. history--Westward Expansion and Civil War.
WRITER'S WORKSHOP: writing to persuade.
How can you help your reader at home? Check out this infographic for examples.
One strategy we might use to add three-digit numbers is decomposing them and writing them in expanded form. Then, it makes it a bit easier to add them. Here's an example so you can see what strategy your learner might be using.
Get ready to have your socks knocked off! We're beginning to write persuasive letters to you, our parents. We'll have them displayed at Open House, complete with a model, so make plans now to come!