Launching Reading Workshop

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Is it too comfy in here??

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Back at it like ol’ pros.

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What?? You’re already teaching the class??

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Mr. Gregory is in charge.

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History of US: The First Americans

 

Studying the Mound Builders

Studying the Mound Builders

We have been reading History of US: The First Americans together as a class, and now students will be working on a social studies research project in small groups. Each group is learning about people that lived in different regions of the US: Great Plains, Pacific Northwest, Cliff Dwellers in the Southwest, People of the Longhouse/Iroquois, and the Mound builders. The project was introduced last week going over: strategies to read and discuss nonfiction, attention to text features, gathering appropriate resources, note taking, and recording sources. We have been learning the 5 strands of SS (geography, culture, civics & government, economics and history) so students are looking for these aspects of each region/people they study. We are also working on reading and learning SS through a “Social Justice lens” with the use of the Social Justice topic handout in SSNB. Ask your child what they are learning. Feel free to add to our resources with  your own or a visit to the library or good website suggestions.

 

Studying the People of the Longhouse

Studying the People of the Longhouse

why you should get a parakeet

Why you should get a parakeet

The new year

I love a new year because in summer people are gone and no ones home.at school people are there and they want to hang out.this year we are doing science labs,geometry and gcc (global children’s challenge).I can’t wait to see what we are doing this year.

Chicks!

Second grade has 6 baby chicks! I hope one is named Flame. I hope they live well all there life.         Sincerly       Gregory.