Category Archives: Grade 2 Ms. Haimeck 2016-2017

Second Grade Update 1/25/17

2017 is off to a great start in second grade! We hope everyone enjoyed the great performance Monday morning at the Winter Concert.

Our new units of study are in full swing and our new Lower Lab Values curriculum has made for some great conversations revolving around respect. The children are working hard, working together, and making new discoveries.

Here’s what we’re working on now…

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Second Grade Update 12/14/16

We are so excited about the many projects and surprises we’re working on with your children!  We look forward to celebrating this work with you next Thursday (12/22) at 8:30am.  Thank you to everyone who is pitching in to make this celebration spectacular! One last request from you: we would greatly appreciate donations of winter themed wrapping paper or bows (for a special surprise).  No need to buy anything, only if you have extra around.

Here’s what we’re working on now…


We’ve started our new fiction unit by discussing all the ways authors play with language, including the use of alliteration, comparisons, and repetition.   We’re also introducing the Summary System, where the children will be using post-its to help guide their retell.  In the coming weeks, the students will be challenged to self-reflect on their personal reading needs, and will be put in reading clubs to work on their goals. Continue reading Second Grade Update 12/14/16