2Mu News

Week of 12/8/14

Hello 2Mu Parents and Guardians!

Here is a look into what happened in our learning community this week!

Writer's Workshop:
  • Finished writing up our lab reports
  • Learned to organize our data in the form of graphs and charts
  • Wrote conclusions using scientific "expert" words

Reader's Workshop:

  • Read and worked with the folktale, How Chipmunk Got His Strips to learn more about characters and their character traits
  • To deepen our comprehension skills, we learned how to summarize story details
  • During Phonics we learned words with -ed and -ing endings
  • As part of our Grammar lessons, we worked present time verbs
  • We also learned more about synonyms


  • Worked with temperature in Fahrenheit and Celsius
  • Solved problems to determine change in temperature
  • Learned how to estimate

Social Studies:

  • Read the Egyptian version of Cinderella and Cinder Edna.


  • In computers, we completed the Hour of Code where students learned to write code like computer programmers

Math Centers

Holiday Shop

Students had to cut out pictures of toys, give them a price, and stamp out the amount of coins they would use to pay for the item.

2Mu won the Barnes & Noble poster contest for the entire school!

Looking forward to our pretzel party compliments of the PTA.
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Sharing character traits from a story

Have a great weekend!