Archive forFebruary, 2015

Needs of our Community

Yesterday, we started what turned out to be an AMAZING conversation about what we think we need for our community survive. We also discovered that people in the class had different opinions on some of the ideas and how that’s ok as long as we are kind and respect them. It was also really cool for the […]

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2P joins the Twitter World!

At Teachers Convention this last week, I went to a session with a teacher who had created a twitter account for her class. Through twitter, she has been able to connect with other students and classes all around the world! I thought this might be a cool and new tool to use to connect with […]

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Temperature Homework!

We have learned lots about temperature! How hot and cold are different, and lately, how to measure temperature…. By using a thermometer! Kids, share with your parents how to read a thermometer. Your homework for today is to find 3 different ways to measure temperature around your house. Write the different ways, as well as […]

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February Break is here!!!!!

I hope you all have a FANTASTIC break with your families! Don’t forget there is no school all next week AND Monday, February 23! Here is an idea for you to do on Family Day this Monday!

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CANstruction Project!

Today was the final day to bring in canned goods for our Food Drive for the Airdrie Food Bank! We then counted what we brought in (an amazing 133 items!) and created an inuksuk community. We then brainstormed ideas to name our community, voted and finally decided on “Polarville”. Below is a picture of our […]

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School Updates

Important Upcoming Dates: ~ Feb. 13 – Spirit Builder! Wear pink or red to school on Friday! ~ Feb. 16-23 – Winter break/Teachers Convention/Professional Development day (no school!) ~ Feb. 24 – Back to School! ~ Feb. 25 – Pink Shirt Day – Anti-bullying Awareness! Shirts are available for purchase in the SGA at 8:00 […]

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Organization

Created with Padlet Today we started talking about organization, what are things that we organize, and why we organize them. After talking with your parents about it, I wonder if there are any other things in our community (not just in our house!) that needs to be organized and why?? Think about the places that […]

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Temperature!

Today we started looking at hot and cold and what temperature is. The picture below are some of the things that we already knew before starting to learn more. Then we watched “Magic School Bus in the Arctic” to learn a little bit more about temperature and how to keep warm. In a comment below, […]

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Spelling Rule

The spelling rule that we are going to be focusing on for the next couple weeks is “i before e, except after c”. Here are the pictures of the words that the kids found around the class that follows the rule. They should be practicing spelling words with “i before e” (ex. believe), as well […]

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Class Update and Agenda

In case you hadn’t yet heard, the Grade 2 performance is no longer tomorrow evening after school due to Mrs. Jackson’s illness. She is now back and in better health, but the performance has been moved to March 5 to allow more time for practice. On that note, if your child has a speaking part, […]

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