1) Unpacking, labeling and organizing our supplies. Each table worked as a team to decide who would collect items and how they would organize supplies. These second graders talked cooperatively and kindly to one another. Here are the four table teams showing how they made their art boxes fit in one drawer like a puzzle.
3) We had 3 read-alouds: We practiced the strategy "Check for Understanding when we read First Day Jitters. Ask your child about the surprise ending! We then read The Kissing Hand and discussed Story Elements. Then I shared one of my favorite books, Leonardo The Terrible Monster, which leads to our first homework assignment of the year (See Below!)
1) Favorite Book - bring in your favorite book.
2) All About Me Bag- bring 5 items in a ziplock bag to share with the class.