Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fall Celebrations

In many countries around the world people celebrate The Harvest season. Some countries celebrate Halloween by dressing in costume and going door-to-door after dark to gather candy from friends and neighbors.  They put a lit candle in a carved out … Continue reading

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Yard Sale

This week we are reading Yard Sale written by Eve Bunting and illustrated by Lauren Castillo. Who doesn’t love a yard sale? Well, the main character in this story has a different feeling about her yard sale. Have you sold … Continue reading

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Twenty Yawns

This week we are reading the book Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley, illustrated by Lauren Castillo. We all love the feeling of settling into bed and relaxing before falling asleep. The main character in the story sleeps with her special … Continue reading

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Geology Rocks!

We have been learning all about rocks and minerals as we begin our study of Geology. We enjoyed the field trip to the Rice Rock Museum last week to see the wonderful collection of rocks. This museum is one of the biggest in the … Continue reading

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The Reader

This week we are looking at the book The Reader written by Amy Hest and illustrated by Lauren Castillo. We are excited to do this together each week with our Global Read Aloud friends. Here we are during our Skype call with Mrs. Debertin’s … Continue reading

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Our Community: The Peace Project 2016

            In second grade we learn that communities work together to fulfill their wants and needs. They work together not only to help their local community, but also the world community. This year the second … Continue reading

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The Trouble Maker by Lauren Castillo

This week we are joining our Global Read Aloud friends in reading Lauren Castillo’s The Trouble Maker. In the story the boy meets up with a raccoon while playing in his backyard. Add your thoughts to our Padlet. If you … Continue reading

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Nana In The City: Let’s Share Our Thinking

Created with Padlet Our Global Read Aloud friends in North Carolina came up with this great Padlet to talk about the problem in the story Nana in the City by Lauren Castillo. As readers we know that we are always … Continue reading

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The Global Read Aloud 2016

We are excited to connect with other classrooms around the USA to share our love of reading great books in The Global Read Aloud 2016. This year we are reading the books by the author and illustrator Lauren Castillo. Last … Continue reading

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