Monthly Archives: January 2011

Valentine’s Day Breakfast

We are inviting our dads to our Valentine’s Day Breakfast on Monday, February 14th, from 7:50-9:00 AM!  We want to invite our dads (or grandfathers or uncles) to help us celebrate this special day.  Let’s enjoy some toaster waffles, berries, … Continue reading

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Great People

We are beginning our study of the lives of great people in history.  Over the next 3 weeks we will be busy reading and talking about the lives of people that have made important contributions to our world.  We are … Continue reading

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“I Wish I Were a Guinea Pig”

We found out how powerful words can be last week when we published our “I Wish” poems.  Free verse poetry is a great way for us to express our feelings without having to make the words rhyme or have a certain … Continue reading

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Diversity Makes Our World A Beautiful Place

In the week that we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we continue to look at the power of words.  Dr. King’s message was about the importance and the beauty of diversity in our world.  His words … Continue reading

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Storytelling

No one can tell a story quite like the character Gooney Bird in Lois Lowry’s book, Gooney Bird Greene! Gooney Bird tells a great story of how she got her name.  Let’s see how we do with telling the story … Continue reading

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An Evening of Poetry and Song

We can’t wait to celebrate our reading achievements at our Evening of Poetry and Song, on Thursday, January 27th from 6:30-8:00 PM.  We will be singing songs together as a second grade community in the MPR and then going to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

It is a beautiful beginning to the year 2011.  I want to send you all a special greeting and well wishes for a wonderful year filled with joy.  New beginnings are always exciting.  I am looking forward to seeing you … Continue reading

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