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This Week in 2nd/3rd

Welcome back, Beta fam! We hope that you all had joyful and relaxing winter breaks. Y’all are in for an exciting quarter as we embark on our journey west. Adventure awaits!  What time is it?! MATH time! Ms.Kelly’s math group kicked off their week with a quick review of time to the nearest hour and half hour before leaping into time to the nearest minute. The kiddos warmed their brains up with a partner activity that required taking turns spinning a time and drawing the hands on the clock, partners needed to check their work before taking the next turn. …

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Kids at private school work at table together.

This Week in 2nd/3rd

Math What a week! Ms. Kelly’s math group had a math-tastic time learning about and playing games related to place value. These Betas used hundreds charts to order three and four digit numbers from least to greatest. It sure is fun to play games against your teacher – this time Ms. Kelly won! These mathletes closed out their week with subtraction word problems in the hundreds using base ten blocks and they even balanced numbers with bears – how cool is that?! Ms. Skylar’s math group focused on reviewing everything that they covered in unit 1, in preparation for their …

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students playing math games together

This Week in 2nd/3rd

Math Ms. Kelly’s math group had a blast comparing numbers in the hundreds using base ten blocks, super fun games and of course pencil and paper, too. Fluency in math is so important, so how did we practice math fluency this week? A race to 100! Ms. Kelly vs. the kiddos (Check out our Insta to see who won). The games didn’t stop there! Ms. Kelly introduced a new game called Spin to 500 that aligns perfectly with their new unit on place value, it was a hit! These Betas LOVE math and ended their week exploring number patterns with …

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Children learning about electricity together

This Week in 2nd/3rd

Math Ms. Kelly’s math group has been working so hard on their Unit One learning that they officially wrapped it up with a post assessment and are ready for Unit Two, all about Place Value! This group has really enjoyed playing math games with partners – games are such an awesome way to reinforce our learning! They ended the week with a quick pre-assessment for Unit Two. Way to go, mathematicians! Ms. Skylar’s math group worked diligently on wrapping up their unit on Place Value, post assessments coming soon! The kids in this group have been LOVING shape challenges as …

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