Monday, December 5, 2011

Heart Healthy Activities

On December 3, 1967, the first successful heart transplant was conducted.  It is important to keep your heart, along with the rest of your body, healthy.  Create a list of ten (10) activities that will help keep your heart healthy.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Pilgrim or Wampanoag

If you could choose to live one day as a Pilgrim or as a Wampanoag, which would you choose to be?  Explain why you would make that choice.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

The Pilgrims and the Wampanoags

On Tuesday we watched two videos about the Pilgrims and the Wampanoags.  What did you learn about each of these groups of people?

Monday, November 14, 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Friday, Nov. 4: The Fog Was So Thick That...

Finish this sentence as the first topic sentence of a paragraph.  Add at least three details about it and add an ending sentence.

The fog was so thick that...

Monday, October 31, 2011


Yesterday was Halloween.  Write about your Halloween here.  Here are some questions for you to think about while you are writing:
Did you go trick or treating?
Did you go to a party?
 Did you stay home?
Did you have trick or treaters come to your house?

"Indians in the House"

Today we read a chapter from Little House on the Prairie called, "Indians in the House".  Please share your reflections about this chapter.  Think about these questions while writing:
What was interesting?
What was funny?
What was surprising?
What do you think about this chapter?

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Quotes I like....

"Learning is a complex process through which learners constantly change their internally constructed understandings of how their worlds function."

November 1999 | Volume 57 | Number 3
The Constructivist Classroom    Pages 18-24 
The Courage to Be Constructivist
Martin G. Brooks and Jacqueline Grennon Brooks

"But being wrong is often the first step on the path to greater understanding."

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Welcome to Our Second Grade Class Blog

Welcome to our new blog page.  This page will be used for second graders to post their thoughts and ideas.  They will be able to post their thoughts by choice and they will be asked by me to post reflections about topics we are studying in the classroom.  We will all have a chance to share ideas and read about others' ideas and questions.  Happy blogging everybody!