With Summer just around the corner, the question many parents ask is “How can I help my child prepare for Grade 2”. Here are some simple ideas for promoting reading and numeracy at home.
Today in art, we learned a new technique called stippling. We looked at a variety of pictures made using only dots of colour.
Then, we used a variety of images (including some of our favourite characters) to create our own stipple art.
Here we are, dotting away…
…and here are some of our finished products!
Today, we finished reading “Little Green”. We read the book without looking at the pictures and made one final inference about what Little Green might be. Can you try to guess, using your schema and these clues from the text?
Then, we read the book and got to see the pictures. We learned that Little Green is a hummingbird! Did you guess correctly? Logan and Aubrey did!
Today we learned about the difference between digital and analogue clocks.
Here are the finished products!
This week we are continuing to practise inferencing with a book called “Little Green”.
We know that to infer, we must use our schemas and look for clues in a text. So, before we began reading the book, we activated our schemas about things that are “little” and “green”.
Today we only read the first few pages of the book, then students were asked to infer what Little Green might be. Here are some of their ideas: