Ms. Picchietti - Second Grade 209

Thanksgiving – For Students

Dear 2nd Graders, Please use these two websites to help compare and contrast yourself to a Wampanoag child or a Pilgrim child. Ms. Picchietti The First Thanksgiving – Scholastic Thanksgiving Interactive – Plimoth Plantation  

Quarter 1 Highlights!

The students in Room 209 have been busy! Here are our quarter one highlights: Math There are many ways to solve addition and subtraction equations. How to pick the most efficient strategy for each problem. Knowing some facts can help you solve others. Use place value to find the values of numbers and describe numbers in different […]

Quarter 3 Highlights!!

The students in Room 209 have been busy! Here are our quarter three highlights: Math Students identified and described various 2 and 3-dementional shapes. Define face, vertex/vertices, side, surface, angle, and edge; as well as label these on shapes. Collect data in a survey and record that data in a tally chart. Interpret data in picture graphs and […]

Columbian Exposition (For Students)

Interactive World’s Fair map! Chicago History Museum – World’s Fairs  Chicago World’s Fair – US History    

Earth Day (for students)

Fun Facts on Earth Day Earth Day 22 April SoftSchool Facts Earth Day  Duckster    

Here are our Quarter 2 highlights!

Math There are many ways to solve subtraction equations. How to pick the most efficient strategy for each problem. Knowing some facts can help you solve others. How to use the value of coins and bills to find the total value of a collection of money. How to read times on an analog and digital […]

Valentine’s Day Exchange!

Opening Valentine’s is so much fun! Lots of smiles on February 14th!

Pebbles, Sand and Silt – Rock Sorting Time

We started our new Science Unit: Pebbles, Sand and Silt, by sorting rocks by properties. Students did careful observations, and recorded what they saw!

Art Time with Mr. Eller!

We love art time with Mr. Eller! Especially when we get to use Oil Pastels to create drawings of early Chicago. Students’ drawings included the Chicago River and Fort Dearborn!

For Students (Native American Internet Hunt!)

If your group is researching the Nez Perce tribe, click here. If your group is researching the Hopi tribe, click here. If your group is researching the Pawnee tribe, click here. Have fun!!