What we're learning this week:
Math- strategies to solve adding & subtracting problems- using cubes, drawing a picture, using fingers, telling a story; word problems, more & fewer, partner games, Daily 5 math (Math by myself, Partner math, Math technology & Math with the Teacher)
Reading- S blends, L blends, R blends; Author study- Leo Lionni, comprehension questions, poetry, Daily 5 reading choices & reading groups
Writing- Finishing all about stories & sharing with 2nd grade class, comparing using describing words (science), writing using blends, word families & using quotation marks.
Science- Animals unit: observing earthworms & red worms, comparing both; Introducing insects & spiders, land & pond snails