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Week of Dec. 9-13

Hi Grade Two Families, It is hard to believe we are in the second week of Advent already! 2019 is winding down very quickly, yet there is still so much to look forward to! The Grade Two’s have [...]

Week of Dec. 2-6

Hi Grade Two Families, There were feelings of nervousness and excitement leading up to the hip-hop performance on Friday as they wrote about in their Friday letters. But after the performance, there [...]

Week of Nov. 25 – 29

Hi Grade Two Families, While we were learning about growing patterns, many of the students made the connection that the patterns are like skip counting. They are right! We are going to continue to [...]

Week of Nov. 18 – 22

Hi Grade Two Families, We have an exciting week ahead with a dress up day and Mass!  Please come dressed as your favourite animal or have clothing with your favourite animal on it. Please [...]
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Card Game Friday – Rolling Stone

We played Rolling Stone on Friday. It is a fairly simple game but we were able to play with more people and try different strategies. Some would get close and then gain back all the cards. Happy playing!  

December Book Bingo

Hi Grade 2 Families! In the month of December, your child can choose to continue their usual Home Reading routine – wherein they pick a book from the classroom, read for 20 minutes, fill out the Home Reading log and bring it back to school. Alternatively, your child can choose to participate in December Book […]

Card Game Friday – Slap Jack

Hi Grade 2 Families! We played Slap Jack on Friday. The students got very excited, but were gentle when they placed their hands down. It’s an easy game but a fun one to play! We got to play with our buddies (who remember playing this in Grade 2) which was very fun for all! Happy […]

Advent in Grade 2

Hi Grade 2 Families! Here are some of the things we will be doing throughout Advent to help us prepare for the coming of Jesus: ADVENT CALENDAR:  The class came up with one way that they could prepare their hearts for Jesus. They came up with ways to help others through kind actions, or help […]

Card Game Friday – Old Maid

This week’s card game was Old Maid! It was excellent practice for their fine motor skills as they tried to hold up many of the cards while they picked out the pairs, but they were able to use different strategies to figure it out. Happy playing!

Card Game Friday – Sevens

We played Sevens on Friday to show growing numbers. The Grade 2 students persevered and kept playing even if many of the decks turned out to be incomplete. Here’s to hoping you have complete decks at home 🙂

Card Game Friday – Patterns

We played Patterns on Friday! There were some excellent and creative patterns made so it stumped some of their partners! Happy playing!

What We’re Learning (Sept. – Dec.)

We will be exploring the theme of “We are all Connected” from now until the end of December. Please read the overview below to find out more. If you have any expertise in communities, force and motion, matter, the saints, Holy Trinity, patterns, data representation or anything else you think would fit in our theme, […]

Card Game Friday – Go Fish

Hi Grade Two Families, We played Go Fish last Friday! It is a classic card game and the children did an excellent job of taking turns, developing strategies and trying their best to hold the cards in their hands. They were also challenged to pick a partner they haven’t played with yet, and everyone did […]

Home Reading

Hello Grade 2 Families, Your child will be bringing his/her first Home Reading book on Monday! Here are just a few reminders for you: Your child will bring home a reading booklet and communication booklet in the blue folder Please read for 20 minutes and record the time your child has read. They can read […]

Friday Letters

Hi Grade Two Families, Last Friday, your children wrote their first Friday Letters! Each Friday, your child will be writing a letter to you to tell you what they have learned and done in school.  Please write back to your child on the bottom or reverse side of the letter. Please return the letter to […]

Card Game Friday – Snap

Hi Grade Two Families, We played Snap this week. There was lots of laughter and excitement over who said Snap first and who was last. They were all good sports about winning and losing. Happy playing!  

Spelling

Hi Grade 2 Families, Our Spelling program has begun! Please read below to find out all about the program. TUESDAY: We do a “Check-In (pre-test)” to see what words they know and what they don’t know. These words are commonly used sight words. The words that they have difficulty spelling with will be on the […]

Card Game Friday – War

Hi Grade 2 Families! Every (or almost every) Friday, we play a card game. Sometimes we learn a new one or other times we practice one we’ve already learned.  Card Game Friday is a great way to practice many different math concepts and social skills. We usually play the games in pairs or in small […]

Grade 2 Schedule

**Please make sure your child wears their PE strip underneath their uniform, and that their gym shoes are at school when they have PE