Archive forSeptember, 2015

Terry Fox Run

Today we watched a video and talked a bit more about Terry Fox; one of the greatest symbols of Canada. Check out the Brainstorming of ideas that the students shared via Padlet.com Created with Padlet Check out some of the picture (via Flipagram) from the Terry Fox Run today! https://flipagram.com/f/d4pXTnniQe

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Mrs. Plett’s Video on Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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Personal Symbols

We have talked lots this week about symbols, and the kids are able to recognize many different symbols in the real world! Next week, we are going to take a more personal look at the symbols in our own lives. Over the weekend, chat as a family about your different cultures/countries/backgrounds and brainstorm some symbols that […]

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Grade 2 Artember Performance at Bert Church Theatre

All of our fabulous Grade 2s did an AMAZING job performing the Baby Beluga songs at Bert Church Theatre today! Check out the video of one of their songs!

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Symbols – What We Know

…. umm the kids of 2Plett blew my socks off today with what they already know about symbols!!! Check out all the things that they shared…. which is only the beginning! They wanted to add more!! As a family, talk about the different symbols already shared, and please add some more in a comment!! Most of these […]

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Volunteers

Thank you to those of you who have offered to help out doing the odd-job and reading volunteering in our class! If you haven’t let me know if you are interested in one or both yet and would like to help out, please send me an email and I’ll add you to the list! Even […]

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Spelling Rule – short “a”

Today we kicked off our new routine of spelling and Word Work (part of the Daily 5 program). Each week on Monday, we will look at a spelling rule. Today, we looked at the short “a” sound (making the sound “ahh”… kind of like what someone says when they are scared). We brainstormed a few words, did […]

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Pattern Challenge

Over the last few weeks, we have been learning about patterns. We have begun with repeating patterns, what type of pattern it is (AB, ABBA, ABC, etc.), finding the pattern core, naming the attribute used in the pattern, and most importantly, extending the pattern. Below is the partner challenge that we have done in class. […]

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September/October Newsletter

Please read through the newsletter for all the news and updates from Ralph McCall! The newsletter was also shared via email as well. If you did not receive the newsletter email from me, first check your junk mail in case it went there, and if it’s not there, please let me know and I will double […]

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Intro to the Prairies….

After brainstorming what we already know about the 3 Canadian communities we look at in Grade 2, now it’s time to learn a bit more. The kids took a silent vote today and the majority was to start with the Prairies. Check out the first couple videos that we watched today to see some of […]

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