# 2nd Grade with Miss Garcia

## Week 25

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...

## Week 24

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...

## Week 23

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...

## Week 22

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## Week 21

January 26, 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...

## Week 20

January 21, 2020 Dear Bighorn Families, Miss Garcia and myself hope everyone enjoyed the four day weekend in honor of Martin Luther King Day!   Math In math, 2nd grade students have been working very hard using previously learned strategies (partial difference) renaming the ones and tens to subtract within one thousand.  This work involves a lot of decomposing of numbers and working with subtracting that results in a negative number when solving for the partial difference....

## Week 19

January 13, 2020 Dear Parents, Although we are on trimesters, this week marks the beginning of the second half of the school year.  It’s hard to believe that in 18 weeks your 2nd grader will be a 3rd grader. Time is going so fast! Miss Garcia and myself would like to thank all the family and friends that were able to come to hear the Matter Slideshows on Thursday afternoon.  We had quite a crowd and the students really appreciated the support. We are so proud of our students! ...