|Mrs. Mills' Class||
We are down to the last 3 days up here at BPE!! It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. I would like to thank each and everyone of you for your constant support this year. We have a very special class full of hard-working, helpful, bright students, .and that all starts with you! Your attitudes about education have inspired theirs and shows them how to take charge of their own educational journey.... and they are all going places! I am so proud of all their hard work and progress over the year! I am very blessed to be teaching 2nd grade at BPE. THANK YOU!
Let's go down in style. Tomorrow morning join us for CAMP BOBCAT as we celebrate our fantastic 2nd (now 3rd) graders!!
We are winding things down up here in Rm. 408. This week we will wrap up our geometry unit in math. The students will be creating their own polygons and solid figures with all types of hands-on manipulatives at the end of the week. Look for the Topic 13 practice test to come home soon. We will be starting to talk about scarcity and trade in Social Studies which will coincide with personal financial literacy in math. The students will be learning about goods and services as well as cost and benefit. In science, we continue to work on our Keynotes portraying the diary of a butterfly. Our 6 caterpillars have transformed into their chrysalises and we are just waiting for our painted lady butterflies to emerge! In Language Arts we will be starting our last novel of the year, Horrible Harry Moves up to Third Grade. We are also in the middle of creating our very own Mo Willems pigeons stories. Thank you for helping with that at home! Save the date, our end of year party is the morning of May 23rd...... CAMP BOBCAT!
That's all for now!
I know I've been saying this all year, but this time I mean it.... WHERE HAS THE TIME GONE?!?! We are down to the last weeks of school, and we are still working hard! We start our unit on geometry in math today. After this, we only have personal financial literacy. In science, we began keeping a diary of both our caterpillars and meal worms. This is a bit icky, but a very cool, hands-on unit that the kiddos love!! In language arts we will write our persuasive essays this week on sharks vs. dolphins and finish our chapter books as well. Looking forward to MAY MADNESS on Friday!! More details to come soon.
Hope you all are enjoying this beautiful spring weather! That's all for now.
Dear Parents, April 24, 2017
Happy Monday! What AMAZING weather we are having! I hope you all got outside and enjoyed it yesterday! I might have to change up the lesson plans to help get us outside more this week :)
Don't forget our Field Trip on Wednesday. Please send a disposable lunch and dress your student accordingly. We will be outside most of the morning! Feel free to meet us at the Pecan Grove picnic area for lunch!
This week we will wrap up our non-fiction book Sharks! with a persuasive essay comparing sharks and dolphins. I know the kiddos will enjoy it! We are reviewing prepositions and adverbs, and we will talk about similes and metaphors this week too. Reading groups are a bit mixed up this week. I have all of the boys reading a Marvin Redpost book and have divided the girls into 2 groups. We should finish the year with a few (slightly difficult) whole group novels, readying them for 3rd grade. In math we will move onto division (aka repeated subtraction) and should finish this topic at the end of the week.
Please be mindful to read my email reminders and to pay attention to upcoming dates...this time of year is so busy and flies by!!
For those of you who are interested, you can follow our 2nd grade class on Instagram this year!! The account is private account so only those that I allow to "follow" it will have access to the pictures. . Search for mrs._mills on your Instagram and request to follow us today!!
7:55-10:00 Language Arts
9:35 Snack/Read Aloud
A Day: art--Smith
B Day: music--Hatch
C Day: pe-- Pate
Library: Monday 8:30-9:00
Phone: 512-732-9200 Ext. 26417
Conference Time: M/TH/F 12:45-1:20
May 1- Library Day
May 4- Teacher Treasure Day
May 5-May Madness!!
May 8- NO library
May 8-10th- STARR testing
May 12- Last library day
May 14- Happy Mother's Day!
May 15- NO SCHOOL!
May 23- EOY party!
May 24- 5th grade talent show
May 25-Last Day of School- HALF DAY!