Mrs. Bloomfield's Second Grade Stars Blog

Meet Mrs. Bloomfield

Hi Second Grade Families! My name is Anne Bloomfield and I am thrilled to be your child’s 2nd grade teacher!! For now it’s virtual but hopefully sometime in the future we will be able to attend Oasis in person. Here is a little bit of information about me!!I was born in Connecticut, but grew up in Massachusetts (Go Red Sox!!). After college, I moved to California and worked as a teacher in the Corona Norco School District for 9 years and the Beaumont Unified School District for...

August 26, 2020 Read more

Math at Home

March 23, 2020 Dear Bighorn Parents, Attached is a list of math that can be done at home to reinforce previously learned math skills. These are just ideas to sneak a little more math into your at home classroom. Second Grade Math At Home Counting and Numbers Flip over 3 playing cards. Create the largest number you can. The person with the greatest number wins that round. Compare the numbers using >,< or =. Practice skip counting by 5’s, 10’s or 100’s to 1,000! Use cards or dice to...

March 22, 2020 Read more

Week 28 in Second Grade

                                                                                                      March 23, 2020 Dear Bighorn Parents, As this blog is written, we are truly at a loss for words. Miss Garcia and myself sincerely hope all our families are doing well during this most unusual time. Because information is changing frequently, the purpose of this blog is to touch base with our families. Plus, it just feels normal to send out a...

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Week 27 in Second Grade

                                                                  March 9, 2020 Dear Parents, It’s the week before Spring Break, the students (and teachers too) are very excited about having a week off! Miss Garcia and myself hope everyone has a restful and safe vacation. Mark Your Calendar…The students in Mrs. Bloomfield’s class have enjoyed participating in Music with Mrs. Barton over the 3rd quarter. Friends and Family are invited to Room 17’s Musical...

March 6, 2020 Read more

Week 26 in Second Grade

March 2, 2020 Dear Second Grade Families, It’s hard to believe it’s March!! Where did February go?? Last Friday was a great day filled with many fantastic conferences. A big thank you to all the parents that were able to come in. Some conferences are scheduled for next week and Miss Garcia and myself are excited to meet with you. If you have not scheduled your conference please contact us, we want to complete all conferences before Spring Break. Math We will finish up our measurement unit...

March 1, 2020 Read more

Week 25 in Second Grade

February 24, 2020 Dear Bighorn Parents, Last Thursday marked the end of the 2nd Trimester!! With the end of the Trimester comes 2nd Trimester Parent/Teacher Conferences, the primary day for conferences is Friday, February 28th, but there are some conferences that will take place the following week. If you have not signed up for a conference, please be sure to sign up this week. If the days or times do not work with your schedule but sure to contact your child’s teacher (Garcia or Bloomfield)...

February 22, 2020 Read more

Week 24 in Second Grade

February 18, 2020 Dear Parents, Between Valentine’s Day and the long weekend for President’s Day, Miss Garcia and I hope everyone had a sweet weekend!! Math Second Grade Mathematicians are busy working on measuring. This unit began last week and continue this week and the following week. This week students will work on measuring using the metric system. We will be learning about meters and centimeters as units of measurement. Students will practice estimating and measuring classroom...

February 16, 2020 Read more

Week 23 in Second Grade

February 10, 2020 Dear Parents, Happy Valentine’s Week!! As has been mentioned in a prior blog, since Valentine’s Day is not on a school day, we will not be having a party. Students may bring in Valentines to give to their classmates. We will take some time on Thursday afternoon to distribute Valentines for students to enjoy at home on Friday! Also remember that this coming weekend is President’s Day. There will be no school on Monday, February 17th. Our 2nd Trimester Parent Teacher...

February 9, 2020 Read more

Week 22 in Second Grade

February 3, 2020 Dear Bighorn Families, Miss Garcia and myself can’t believe we just changed the calendar pieces from January to February!! How can we be done with the first calendar month of the year??? Math In math, 2nd grade students have been working very hard using branching method to add with renaming within 100 and 1,000. This week students will focus on subtracting using the branching method to subtract with renaming within 100 and 1,000. This work involves a lot of decomposing...

February 2, 2020 Read more

Week 21 in Second Grade!!

January 27, 2020 Dear Bighorn Families, It’s the 21st week in 2nd grade! We are at the end of January, it’s hard to believe how quickly this year is going. Math We will continue working on addition and subtraction within 100 and 1,000 with renaming for this week. For the last 2 weeks we have been using the partial sum and partial difference, this week students will be using the branching strategy to add and subtract within 100 and 1,000 with regrouping. Our work on this strategy will We are...

January 26, 2020 Read more