Jackson Elementary second graders had fun with the silly story, The Book With No Pictures this week! They made up their own definitions of the nonsense words and drew pictures for the book! This activity is from Being Mrs. Barnes’ TPT store. I adapted her activity sheet to add made up words from the book El libro sin dibujos for the bilingual classes. Fun!
Category: second grade
Second graders had fun discussing hair in the Jackson Library after reading the Bluebonnet book, Crown. We discussed the vocabulary and main ideas in the story; from the history of the do-rag/durag to the theme of confidence. Then we discussed confidence and what that has to do with getting a haircut. Some kids created hair-dos using Toca Hair Salon during check out.
First and second graders had fun on Digital Learning Day today in the Jackson Library! They used a new app to play a spelling game called Catchy Words. They have to find the letters in augmented reality, ‘catch’ them with an iPad, and place the letters in boxes to spell a mystery word. We watched Kirsten Hood‘s video to see how to do it. Fun!
Before the break second graders came to the Jackson Library to learn more about context clues. They used the words and pictures in The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck to determine the meaning of unknown words. At the computer station, the kids learned more about the parts of a fire truck on Sparky‘s site and we listened to videos and songs which reminded us how to call 911 and to get outside if there is a fire.
This week in the Jackson Library, second grade had fun with Aloo-ki and the Three Snow Bears. The Three Snow Bears is a Goldilocks and the Three Bears variant by Jan Brett. The kids found the story elements at the pocket chart, watched the story on video, and created their own snow bear puppet this week.
Second graders made ‘selfies’ using Seesaw and fourth graders made ‘shelfies’ using PicKids Collage here at the beginning of the year in the Jackson Library. Check out their awesome pics!
2nd Seesaw Instructions