Wednesday, June 27, 2012

School's out for Summer!


I miss you already!  I hope you are enjoying your summer vacation!  Come back and visit our classroom blog anytime, and leave a comment if you would like.  Also, always feel free to send me an e-mail, I would love to hear from you!

Don't forget to read over the summer, write in your summer journal (and even your new sunflower one!), and have lots and lots of fun! 

Second grade, here we come!

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Countdown... 3

We are in our final week of school.  Three more days until we are officially second graders!

This week you will be meeting your second grade teacher, preparing for summer reading and writing projects, and celebrating a fabulous year of learning!

Sunday, June 17, 2012

This Week's Homework 6/18

Happy Father's Day!

Wishing you a wonderful day with your family.  Happy Father's Day!

Ms. Platt dancing with her father.

International Day!

Thank you to everyone that participated by bringing in food.  What an exciting day it was to talk about our cultures, dress up, and eat food we may otherwise not have tried before.

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Flag Day

We created our own version of the American flag, which we decided to turn into a kite to honor the special anniversary of our flag!

We are so excited to celebrate International Day tomorrow.  We will be celebrating with our food tasting at 11:10-12:00.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Dream Big!

Click the link below to listen and watch sing "What I Am" with some familiar friends.
Dream Big!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Saturday, June 2, 2012


Get some inspiration! Listen to, and read along to some poetry on Poetry Player at Highlights for Kids

Comprehension Skills

Good readers use 
comprehension strategies and skills 
to make sure they understand what they are reading.

PIE = Persuade, Inform, Entertain

Reading Skills

Readers don't just read the words on the page, 
they think...  
they question...  
they wonder...
they make connections...

Reading Strategies

Best kids, never forget to use their 
reading strategies!


Daily Oral Language

Check out an Alice in Wonderland Brain Pop.  Every day we spend 10 minutes during our Literacy Skills to focus on sentence structure.  Learn some more writing rules and look at some fun activities that go along with the video. 

Subject-verb Agreement Brain Pop