Second Graders began Unit 6 in Everyday Math this week. The beginning lessons review strategies for solving addition and subtraction number stories using a diagram. There are three different types of diagrams presented that help students organize their information. In this unit, students are expected to enter the known quanity or identify the quanity unknown. They choose the operation needed, solve, and write the number model.
In the classroom and on the playground, students are bringing Cooper Village to Life. Second Graders teamed up this week to discuss ideas and collabrate with their classmates. Students even used their imagination to role play different scenarios in Cooper Village during recess.
Students also learned about 4 major natural disasters that could affect our village: fires, floods, tornados, and hurricanes. Our imaginations soared and hands were flying in all directions. The topics definitely inspired a lot of great questions!
Just about everyone is familiar with the definition of a compliment. A compliment is an expression of praise or admiration. Although students give and receive bits of praise daily, this week Second Graders discussed giving and receiving meaningful compliments. They expressed the sentimental feeling one gets when receiving a geniune compliment. They also realized compliments weren’t just for the receipents, but for them as well. Students discovered that taking time to admire their classmates best qualities built strong relationships and nurtured friendships.
Friday, February 9th Bake Sale – 2:15-2:45
Wednesday, February 14th Valentine’s Concert – 1:30
Friday, February 16th February Break-No School
Monday, February 19th February Break-No School
TBA Cooper Village Presentation