Monday, December 4, 2017

Week of December 4th

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Congratulations to all of the 2nd's graders on a beautiful first Reconciliation weekend.  We are so proud of all the students and thankful to have been a part of the journey. 

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*Reconciliation reflection ~ How did it go?
*Learn about the season of Advent
*Advent Prayer Service
*Reflect on how to share our time, talents and treasures
*Prepare a kindness prayer chain for the classroom

*Weekly time tests continue
*Estimating costs when given $1.00 to spend
*Ballpark estimates (rounding to the nearest 10)
*Begin double digit addition

*Read to Self, Read to Someone, Word Work & Listen to Reading
*Mini Lesson: Adverbs; all parts of speech review

*Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah study
*Identify important characteristics of each
*Identify fun traditions for each
*Compare to our celebration of Christmas

*Write a pet story either real or made-up
*Add adjectives to make writing more interesting
*Sheila Rae the Brave
*Create a character to write a story about
*Fun activity for Christmas: Elf Application