Welcome to Ms. Ellen's 2nd/3rd Grade Class



Class Expectations



Class Schedule

8:00-8:15

Morning Work

Combination of grade specific English Language Arts and Math practice


8:15-9:10

Specials

M-Spanish, T-Art, W-Computer, Th-Music and Library, F-PE


9:10-9:30

Snack and Story

Class book read aloud


9:30-10:30

Math (split)

Combination of guided lesson, independent/partner work, partner math games

**2nd grade--currently working on addition skills and strategies for finding sums and differences within 100

**3rd grade--currently working on building a foundation and understanding of multiplication using equal groups and accurate equations


10:30-11:30

Writing Workshop

Combination of whole group lesson, individual and small group conferences, goal setting, independent work time, and closing shares

**We are currently writing personal narratives and focusing on small, meaningful moments


11:30-12:40

Lunch

Recess


12:40-1:30

Reading Workshop

Combination of whole group lesson, individual and small group conferences, goal setting, and independent reading in self selected books


1:30-1:50

Word work, spelling, and grammar

**When students work with differentiated word sorts, word patterns, and high frequency (popcorn) words they need to know

**Rotations between small group work with me and working in partnerships within their assigned groups


1:50-2:10

Snack and story


2:10-2:40

Social Studies

Our current study is of wolves

Proceeding units: Native Americans, Space, Water, Community