What Do Snowmen Do At Night?

Have you ever wondered what snowmen do while you are asleep at night?  After reading several of these books in class,  the boys and girls made their own snowmen over break.  They had to show their snowman doing something while everyone was sleeping.  As you can see, we have snowmen jumping rope, sledding, having snowball fights,  going to the beach, and lots of other fun activities!  They are all displayed in our hallway.  If you get a chance, be sure to stop by and check them out!

 

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It is hard to believe that the school is half over!!!

We are currently studying about the Revolutionary War in Social Studies and will have guest speakers coming to talk to the classes about the Revolutionary War.

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In Science we are learning about the water cycle. The students created their own water cycles using a plastic bag, a plastic cup, ice, and a sunny window! The students observed over a couple of hours to a few days what the water did within the water cycle and my predictions about what would happen. They noticed that the ice melted, the water evaporated, then condensed on the inside of the bag, and finally some of the condensation was returned to the cup.

Next week we will begin reading “Chasing Lincoln’s Killer”. It is the book written based on the 12 day hunt for Lincoln’s killer and gives a lot of facts about the night it all happened. Please be sure to ask your students about who else was supposed to have died that night. They will also learn that John Wilkes Booth did not act alone! Many people were involved and helped him.

In Math, we are looking at how to interpret data and ways to organize that data into easily read tables and graphs!

 

In less than 5 months, you will have a middle school student! Enjoy the time with your student and please encourage them now to take on more responsibilities. Have a blessed day!

 

 

welcome to 2nd grade

Hello!  My name is Jessica LeBrun.  I teach second grade at Evangelical School.

We work very hard in second grade.  I have high expectations for each one of my students, and I try my best to equip them with the tools they need to be successful.

Please enjoy scrolling through the posts below.  They are just a small example of the wonderful things we do in our class.

 

Counting Money

We just finished a chapter in math about money.  Each student was asked to bring in random coins totaling between 40 cents and one dollar.  Then they partnered up and practiced counting each other’s coins.  This was great practice, and the students really enjoyed it!

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Safety Tips

We read the story Officer Buckle and Gloria.  In the story, Officer Buckle is always coming up with safety tips to help keep the students at Napville School safe.  Each student then made up their own safety tip and wrote a persuasive essay persuading you to follow their safety tip.

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Christmas is almost here!

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Jesus is our greatest gift!

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Cinquain Poem ornaments

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Each student had to choose between an artificial (fake) Christmas tree or a real Christmas tree. Then they had to write a persuasive essay as to why you should buy the kind of Christmas tree they chose.

 

                                          The year 2018 is here! It’s good to be back. We have a lot of math to learn still.

Algebra 1- Starting Slope! The fun has begun.

Pre-Algebra- We are starting Chapter 5- Fraction.

Math 2- We begin Chapter 6 which is Percents.

We will be utilizing technology and projects to help us understand and use our math!

Happy New Year Evangelical Families!

I hope everyone had a beautiful and blessed Christmas! I know the kiddos were just dying to come back to school and learn more about computers! ;)

All students will begin the new year with review of what has been gone over the last 2 quarters. Then I will move on to preparing students for coding. As well as coding, students will be learning about ABCmouse.com, Google Sheets, and Google Slides.

 

Websites to be used:

Google, ABCmouse.com, Kodable.com, Hourofcode.com.

K-2nd will be using Kodable.com to begin their coding adventure.

3rd-5th will be using hourofcode.com, Google Classroom