Week of 8/26/19

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2nd Grade

Our Day:

Brainteaser: Back to School Logic Puzzles (2).

STEM: Complete the Bat Flip Book from last week. (Tuesday Class Only)

Algebraic Thinking: Bat Math 2.

Relationships & Connections: We read Chapter 1 & 2 of our novel, The Truth about Bats

STEM: Bat-Natomy – we labeled pictures of bat anatomy.

Evaluative Thinking: Completed a Venn diagram comparing a bat wing with a human hand.


  1. Finish Chap. 1 & 2 Questions – (Chp. 1 – # 1, 2 & 4 need to be answered in complete sentences. Chap. 2 – # 1, 2, 5 & 6 needs to be answered in complete sentences.)
  2. Off the Bat Part 2 – answer questions in complete sentences. (Remember complete sentences don’t begin with “because.”)
  3. Bat Field Trip Info. was sent home today, money and permission slips need to be returned by Wed. 10/23.
  4. Get your Behavior Chart signed.
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  6. 1st Grade

Our Day:

Brainteaser: Sleds- put the 5 sleds in order based on the clues given

STEM: Map Skills – We watched BrainPop Jr. on reading maps then took the hard quiz over the movie. After the movie we worked on Map Scale some more then we used the globe and map to find names of places for all the letters in the alphabet.

Relationships & Connections: We read Chapter 2 in our book, More than a Flier and also discussed creating a personal time line for ourselves.

Talent Development: We worked on Non-Verbal skills today and played an analogy game.


  1. Finish chapter 2 questions, remember to color your picture.
  2. Create your own timeline. One event for each year you’ve been alive. (6-7 years depending on how old your child is)
  3. Get your Behavior Chart Signed.

Week of 8/19/16

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2nd Grade Tuesday and Wednesday

Our Day:

Brainteaser: 4 in a row

Relationships & Connections: Magic School Bus – Going Batty – completed 3-2-1

Algebraic Thinking: Bat Math 1

STEM: Read aloud , Shadows of the Night – create a bat flip book (Tuesday group did not get to this, we will do it in class next week)

Evaluative: SET game


  1. Read “Off the Bat”, answer questions in complete sentences
  2. Finish Bat flip book if needed – most finished this in class.(Tuesday group did not start this, we will work on it in class next week.)
  3. Get your Behavior Chart signed


1st grade Monday

Our Day:

Brainteaser: Math Puzzles (2)

Relationships & Connections: We read Chapter 1 of our novel then with a partner we answered some comprehension questions.

STEM: Map Skills – We looked at a map of the US and a map of the globe. We learned about the 7 continents and the 4 major oceans. We also learned how to read a map using a map skill. We also learned about a compass rose. Ask the students how they remember the 4 directions on the compass rose? (Never Eat Soggy Waffles!)


  1. Finish Chapter 1 questions – All the students finished their questions in class so they started their pictures, and they need to finish their pictures and color them. They also need to complete the sentence that explains why that is their favorite scene from Chapter 1.
  2. Map Scale Worksheet
  3. Get your Behavior Contract signed.

Open House Reminder:

Open House is tomorrow  morning at 7:30 am in the Professional Learning Room, not the Media Center. The Professional Learning Room is diagonal from the gym and next to the Music classroom. Can’t wait to see you all tomorrow morning!