Archives for Introduction

Welcome Back!

This blog has been updated and will be used as an interactive communication tool between myself, the classroom teacher; the students of Room 2002 and YOU, the parents! Be on the look-out for: * "Ask your child about..." statements * Journalist stories from your children * Announcements or upcoming events * Photos of your kids in action * Explanations of learning activities in the classroom A post Read full article »

NEWSFLASH***Grade Two Begins to Blog***NEWSFLASH

Welcome to Mrs. Patterson's NEW blog site. We will be using this blog to communicate in emergency situations. Stay tuned . . . Read full article »

Literacy

Literacy this year will involve: Thinking like an author, book clubs, genre studies, creating or maintaining a passion for reading, reading responses, developing effective communication skills, planning presentations, using appropriate resources, developing interesting vocabulary, enriching voice, finding purpose within reading and writing, and integrating IT skills.

Numeracy

Numeracy this year will revolve around: Core concepts from Investigations and Erma Andersen, Marcy Cook critical thinking and exploratory games, inquiry-based projects and integrating IT skills.

Units of Inquiry

Our units this year will include: Learning to Learn Together: Creating a Classroom Community, Media Literacy, Migration, Child Rights and Thinking Like a Scientist.