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We have learned a lot in second grade! What is your favorite thing that you have learned this year?

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SHAPING it up in Second Grade!

We have learned so much about shapes the past week! Here are some pics of our class building cubes, creating shapes with geo boards, and exploring with tangrams.

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What Do You Know About Plants?

Check out this little video of our plant knowledge! The second graders worked together to write the last song… we have learned so much about plants! Enjoy!

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Jane Goodall Webinar

Our class had a great opportunity to watch Jane Goodall during a live on-line webinar. It was fun to see the famous chimpanzee scientist! Happy Learning!

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Second Grade Botanists

We are having SO much fun in science this week! We are learning about the life cycle of plants. There are so many fascinating facts about plants! We dissected seeds and learned about the different parts of a seed. Yesterday … Continue reading

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MoNeY- It all makes CENTS!

Welcome back! I hope you all had a wonderful spring break. I had a great time reading, hiking, and playing with my little daughter but I am excited to be back in the classroom! We are starting our unit on … Continue reading

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Second Grade Scientists Share Their Learning about the Water Cycle!

Today in class we watched a short video clip on the water cycle. What did you learn about the water cycle? Share your learning with me in the comments below!! Tell me at least one thing you learned in a complete … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patricks Day!

Looks like the leprechaun paid a visit to our class this morning! We also had a fun time working more on our online slideshows on BiteSlide. It’s safe to say we have some tech savvy kids! 🙂   Thanks again … Continue reading

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BiteSlides are AWESOME!

Today in class we started working on making our very own slideshows about the seasons! And they look incredible so far! Here is an example of what we are making… I am so grateful for the awesome technology we have … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day tomorrow! We had fun learning about diameters and circles in class today. We learned that pi is a number that is related to the circumference and the diameter, and that the number Pi has an infinite amount … Continue reading

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