Daily Archives: October 12, 2018

2nd grade news

2nd grade news

Math

In math we continue solving word problems, this week the students solved problems with missing information or with unnecessary information. They also revised classifying objects and finding the common area on Venn diagrams.

Science

In science we talked about how technology is used in everyday life. We also went on a nature walk to the forest to observe what happens with trees in autumn and revise types of trees.

Language Arts

In LA we learned about common and proper nouns. We read realistic fiction text “Vegetable Soup” and drew conclusions based on the story clues. We also read nonfiction text “They really are giant!”

1st grade news

1st grade news

Math

In math we used objects and a chart of 10 boxes to learn a strategy of adding above 10, where the 1st step is to complete to 10. We also learnt to compare numbers and write signs: <, >, = Finally the students started to use the number line.

Language Arts

In LA we continued our Jolly Phonics Review and added sounds Y, X, CH, SH, TH. We learned about blends and digraphs and practiced writing words with them. We reviewed our magic e words as well.

Science

In Science we began our next unit about technology and discussed how engineers do their jobs.