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Friday, 4 March 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016

Fantastic and Fabulous Friday!!!

Wishing all of the Grade 2’s and their families a wonderful, fun, and relaxing holiday!! Miss. Jaskolka will miss all of you!!

Homework over the holiday:

1. Flat Stanley Project due March 21

2. Two digit addition and subtraction (St. Patrick’s day themed)

3. Cursive pg. 84-85

We began the day with a fun house game of musical chairs and then a dance party!! Here are some videos of us having so much fun:





We then had our Spelling test.

Then students finished presenting their Family Trees:









We also have some action stars!!!!

Krina did a mini presentation about the doll she got from Ireland:


Manny showed us the journal he will be using to record information about India’s culture. Great action Manny! Can’t wait to hear about everything that you learned!! :


After first recess and lunch, students had Music.

Karina also taught us more about her name! :


When students returned we began an art project for Art’s Night. We are learning about “fractured” art.

After second recess and lunch, we found out our Leprechaun name and then wrote a wanted poster for ourselves. This was so much fun!! Many students decided they were last seen stealing gold from Outgoing McMuffin (Ms. Jaskolka)!!

After we discussed St. Patrick’s Day and what we know about this holiday. We then learned some interesting information about St. Patrick’s Day, Ireland, and the clover.

Here are some:  In Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, people traditionally wear a small bunch of shamrocks on their jackets or hats. Children wear orange, white, and green badges, and women and girls wear green ribbons in their hair. Many cities have a St. Patrick’s Day parade.

 St. Patrick Day is on March 17 because that is the celebration day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. It is believed that he died on March 17 a very long time ago. The Irish flag is green, white, and orange. 

The green symbolizes the people of the south, and orange, the people of the north. White represents the peace that brings them together. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the highest number of leaves found on a clover is 14! Legend says that each leaf of the clover means something: the first is hope, the second for faith, the third for love, and the fourth for luck.


1.    Read for 20 minutes every night
2.    Cursive pg. 84-5
3.    Addition and Subtraction sheets
4.    Flat Stanley Project due March. 21
5.    Spelling Test Signed

6.    Have lots of fun!!!

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