May 30th - June 3rd

Check Out What Is Going On In 2nd Grade!

Upcoming Dates

May 30: Memorial Day - No School

June 2: Last Day of School - Early Release at 12:50!

Tech Ed Missions Camp

For those of you looking for summer enrichment opportunities for your children, check out

This camp will be at Valley Ranch Elementary this summer. Jodi Schleter and other educators will be facilitating. Feel free to email for more information. Space is limited and is filling up fast.

Garden of the Stars Opportunity

This summer you could be a BIG help to VRE! If you are interested in keeping our Garden of the Stars beautiful all summer, please donate your time and help us water. All you need to do is sign up at the following link:

Instructions will be emailed to you before your scheduled time. Thank you in advance for your help!

VRE Garden of the Stars

2nd grade harvested radish from the garden last week and were able to sample it! Remember that you can help water our garden this summer to help our plants stay alive and healthy. :)


My Very Own PBL:

  • Driving Question: Learners will come up with their own driving question
  • Learners presented their PBL! We loved seeing the creative presentations and the research they found!

English Language Arts & Reading

Second graders will be learning about...

· Read aloud: Review Comprehension Skills

· Writing: My Very Own PBL

· Grammar: Grammar Talks

· Spelling: Sight Words, High Frequency Words, & Suffixes


Second graders will be visualizing fractions and deciding how to divide things into equal parts to one eighth.


2nd grade scientists are exploring which materials build a stable system. They will learn how to combine materials that when put together can do things that they cannot do by themselves, such as building a tower

a bridge and justify the selection of those materials based on their physical properties.

Social Studies

Second graders will be learning about...

  • Reviewing Geography, Landforms, Map Building, Climate, Agriculture, Symbols, Traditions, and Government as they begin the Create My Own Country project!
  • Learners are presenting their countries!