For our first post we wanted to share what we have been learning in grade 2! We made a list.
1. Counting forward and backwards to 100
2. Skip counting by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s to 100
3. Doubles Facts
4. Calendar – Days of the Week and Months of the Year
5. Mental Math Strategies – dot plates (number patterns), one more, one less, even and odd numbers, and counting on 3
Reading – When we read a book we are writing in our minds. Reading is thinking! The reading strategies we are focusing on are trying the first sound, stretching out sounds, chunking letters together, and looking for smaller words in bigger words. We are also working on making connections to ourselves, other texts, and the world.
Writing – We have been working on writing jokes. First we learned the questions words: who, what, where, when, why, and how. Some of our favourite jokes are:
Police stop doing that awful dance. hahaha
Gorilla me a hamburger. hahaha
And here are a few more . . .
We are so funny!
We have been learning all about different kinds of families. We used the iPads and the app Pic Collage to make family trees. Here is an example of the family tree Gio made:
Two weeks ago we received 10 iPads that are using every day. This week we made posters about our class rules when using the iPads. These are 2 examples:
*This post was created as a shared writing activity