Monthly Archives: September 2011

What? Milk and Cookies?

Yes, your ears did, in fact, perk up like a bunch of kittens who spied a mouse, as I explained that we would be making our Mystery Reader welcome by offering milk and cookies after the reading. Good for you! … Continue reading

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Hurray for Homework!

We are excited to begin with our homework packets this week.  Each week we will have fluency practice with the poem of the week, 10 spelling words, math practice, fun stories, research projects and more.  Homework is a great time … Continue reading

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The Universal Language: MDLL (Music, Dance, Laughter and Love)

http://www.kideos.com/video/wheres-matt We have begun our journey in the classroom exploring different countries around the world through a wonderful book called Children Just Like Me, and a website called CultureGrams. In our research we have learned that there are so many different … Continue reading

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We are Makers!

We are excited to have jumped into our first Maker project: making LED Pop Up Cards. We are exploring what it means to be an engineer as we plan, design and make our own light-up greeting cards.  We learned the … Continue reading

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It’s a Book

  There are so many places to practice your reading: cereal boxes, traffic signs, your iPod (or iPad), house numbers, your list of chores, computer games, instructions for your new lego set.  This week I want you to be focused … Continue reading

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On the Road With Mrs. Amri

  We have had a great first week of school.  We learned each other’s names, talked about our favorite things, shared some special facts about ourselves, played math games, learned some new songs, reviewed our reading strategies, and today we … Continue reading

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Welcome to Second Grade!

Second grade is a wonderful place at Stafford School, and I am thrilled to to have you all in my classroom!  The beginning of the school year is always a time of excitement around seeing our old friends, meeting and … Continue reading

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