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Week of Sept. 10-14

Hi Grade Two Families! It was a wonderful first week getting to know the new Grade 2s! I have been blown away by their listening skills, their kindness and how well they play together.  They have [...]

Welcome to Grade Two!

Hi Grade Two Families! Welcome back to school! I hope you all had a wonderful, relaxing summer vacation. I am thrilled to get to know your children this year and do a whole lot of learning and [...]
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What’s Happening in Grade 2 (Jan. – Mar.)

Hi Grade Two Families! Here is what we have in store for us from now until March! If you have any ideas or expertise in any of these areas (landforms, matter, different cultures, etc.), please send me an email so we can share it with the whole class. Happy learning! 🙂

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

Reading Activity

Reading Activity is an opportunity for your child to practice their reading skills, as well as their understanding of the story, and the story elements. The students are sent home with a blue folder and a book. Students will read the book then will answer the attached activity sheet. Your child should be able to […]

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!  

December Book Bingo

Hi Grade 2 Families! In the last two weeks 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 […]

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:  BIBLE VERSE ADVENT COUNTDOWN:  We will also be reading different Bible passages every day to learn more about the Christmas story and what the Bible tells us. You […]

Card Game Friday – Card Tower

We built Card Towers on Friday! We looked at different pictures of card towers and watched this video to get some inspiration and ideas. Before we started building, we remembered what Mojo said about making mistakes and the power of yet! Once we got building, some of us found it easy, but some of us found […]

Card Game Friday – Elevator

Hi Grade Two Families, The class played Elevator last Friday! I was away so I unfortunately don’t have any photos – but I hear they enjoyed the game! I hope you do too! Happy playing!

Card Game Friday – Trash

We played Trash on Friday! It’s a quick, fun game that practices our number sense. Happy playing!

Card Game Friday – Old Maid

This week’s card game was Old Maid! However, I learned different students knew how to play the game but called it something else, like Turtle! 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 […]

Card Game Friday – Snap

Hi Grade Two Families, After a brief hiatus we were able to play Card Game Friday again this week! We played Snap. It is a similar to War but looks for pairs instead  of the order of numbers. Happy playing!

Spelling

Hi Grade 2 Families, Our Spelling program has begun! We do a “Check-In” on Tuesday to see what words they know and what don’t know so we can practice the ones they don’t know. Each student has a different spelling list to best support and help their learning. A new list will be sent our […]

Home Reading

Hello Grade 2 Families, Your child brought home his/her first home reading assignment today. 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 If your child finishes the […]

Card Game Friday – Go Fish

We played an oldie but a goodie last Friday! Go Fish! There are many variations to the game, but below is how we played it. Happy playing!

What’s Happening in Grade 2 (Sept. – Dec.)

Hi Grade 2 Families! Here’s what we’ll be learning about from September – December. If you have a special interest in any of these topics, or if it matches your line of work, and you are interested in sharing this with the class, please let me know! Love, Miss Ramirez

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

Reading Activity

Reading Activity is an opportunity for your child to practice their reading skills, as well as their understanding of the story, and the story elements. The students are sent home with a blue folder and a book. Students will read the book and then will answer the attached activity sheet. Your child should be able to complete […]