After an extended Christmas break it was so nice to welcome all the students back into the classroom this month. It was awesome to hear all the exciting experiences they had over the break and to see their smiling faces again was incredible. It did take some time to re-establish the routines and expectations that were in place before the Christmas break, however as we progressed into the month, students started to pick up where they left off. I’m sure as we move forward into 2021, students will only continue to show improvements.
January was an action-packed month as the student’s continued studying Fictional texts. We focused on the characters within the stories and how each character is different from one another. We also looked at how these differences contributed to the overall theme of each story. In math, students started their statistics unit. Students were asked to collect information within our classroom bubble and display the information in either a pictograph or bar graph. Students gathered information on some of their favorite winter activities, foods and things to do at home. Students also got to experiment with paint in art class during the month of January. Students used common winter colours as they created their winter landscapes. In health we learned about what kind of foods are healthy and unhealthy. We also discussed the importance of exercise and how a healthy lifestyle could prolong one’s life. January was an exciting month in grade 2 at LSK and I can’t put into words how awesome it was to have all the students back in the classroom.