Mrs. Hofmann's Second Grade

Mrs. Hofmann's Second Grade

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

It's amazing how quickly the month of November has flown by! We had a great time last Tuesday learning about the history of the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving as part of our Social Studies standards on past and present. The kids rotated to each of the second grade classrooms to learn about a different aspect of the Pilgrims' lives and then compared their lives with ours today.

Our "Pilgrims"showing off their Family Turkeys!
The kids were also very excited to begin our first Science unit in November on fossils. We even had our first science experiment where we attempted to remove chocolate chips (fossils) from a cookie (rock). The kids learned how scientists use the scientific method when conducting experiments, and got to use the same process with our chocolate chip experiment.

Kennedy and Olivia are working hard to remove their chocolate chips.

Austin and Moira are also working hard to see how many chocolate chips they can remove from their cookies.

We welcomed Auggie's mom as a November Mystery Reader!

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Halloween Party

Thank you parents for our wonderful Halloween party last Friday! The kids had such a great time. A special thank you to Jamie Kemp and Tracy Gulker for organizing our amazing party and to all of the parents who sent in items and volunteered their time! Here are some pictures from our fun afternoon!