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Category Archives: 2nd Grade
Click on the link below to download a pdf copy of this newsletter. 3-23-15 second grade
Students are studying plants in second grade with our partnership with the Arnold Arboretum.
After a unit on persuasive letter writing, students convinced their teachers to have a twin day!
Check out our learning this week!
Students visited 826 Boston, a non-profit tutoring and writing center at the Greater Boston Bigfoot Research Institute. Scholars worked with volunteers at 826 to plan, write a publish a book with two hours! 826 volunteers supported students in idea generation, character development, and storytelling to create the beginning and middle of a shared writing story. … Continue reading
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Students enjoyed attending the performance “The Teacher from the Black Lagoon” put on by TheatreWorks at the Berklee Performance Center. The show consisted of musical renditions of several favorite children’s stories including Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse, The Teacher from the Black Lagoon, The Ant and the Grasshopper, and Grumpy Bird. Scholars loved watching the storybooks … Continue reading
K1, K2, PTC, 1st and 2nd grade BTU scholars and their families are invited to the Arnold Arboretum on Sat, June 9 from 10 am to Noon to view a year’s worth of science studies. On display will be the scholars’ journals and other work, a photo slideshow, the organisms studied, and plant material for … Continue reading
The BTU School Second Graders have been working really hard on their research of famous people. They have created Biography books. You are invited to our Publishing Party! Please come and celebrate their hard work. You can contribute to our Party if you want to, by bringing appetizers and drinks. The party will be in … Continue reading