Articles by: Grade 2

Grade 2W Spiders and Technology

Grade 2W Spiders and Technology

What an amazing day we had as boys rushed into the classroom with spiders in tightly shut (thank goodness!!) jars.     We had all sorts of amazing spiders ready to be observed under magnifying glasses.    We had laptops and ipads for groups to lable and research spiders.This was such a natural and facinating addition to the lesson for[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 Grade 2
Spotlight Day

Spotlight Day

The Grade Two classes have been focussing on one child per week and highlighting that child on their special day. We call this day their Spotlight Day!! We invite the family (including the dog or any other pet) to the class for the first half hour where we hear why their child is special and unique. It is always such[Read More…]

by May 24, 2012 Grade 2
Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day

What a lovely day we had last Thursday when our grandparents came to school for a visit. We were so excited to share a short message and song with them in the hall before they joined us in our classes. Our grandparents then came into our classrooms and signed our books. Finally our grandparents had a lovely and tasty tea[Read More…]

by May 23, 2012 Grade 2
Our Beautiful Mother’s Day Cards!

Our Beautiful Mother’s Day Cards!

Last week was Mother’s Day and the Grade Two learners really enjoyed designing and making some beautiful cards for their Super Mom’s!! It was so lovely to hear all the reasons that make their mom a SUPER MOM! We hope that all the mothers felt very special and blessed this past Sunday. We thank you for all your love, support[Read More…]

by May 15, 2012 Grade 2
Scaredy Witch by Connor Dalton (2Raven)

Scaredy Witch by Connor Dalton (2Raven)

Scaredy Witch is about a witch who doesn’t like ghosts. When she goes outside to get her broom, she returns with her cat to find a ghost. She gets scared and chases it out with her broom. She finds an owl and she says: “Come on, lets go inside!” The owl then hoots. I got a Clay Animation for my birthday[Read More…]

by May 15, 2012 Grade 2
PJ PARTY!!!

PJ PARTY!!!

What excitement there was as pink princesses and super spidermen flooded the passage on their way to the much anticipated pajama party! Such treats lay ahead for these energy-charged Grade Two’s. Duster hockey, musical bumps, pass the parcel and beetle drive were some of the games enjoyed! We finally settled down back in our own classrooms to end the night[Read More…]

by May 9, 2012 Grade 2
SABC look out, SVBC is here!

SABC look out, SVBC is here!

Our learners tried their hand at being a News Reader this week.  Fresh with impressions from their hike to Muizenberg cave, they set about making up a broadcast for their co-operative group.  Each child contributed their own piece of news and then it was put together to make a news item.  The Reporter from each group was responsible for reading[Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 2
Cave building – the final product!

Cave building – the final product!

After our day of intense cave building we wanted to show off some of our final creations.   If you would like to see some of these creations up close…..visit our Grade Two hallways or classes to see how creative and clever your child has been! Or for more photos, click here!      What teamwork!        [Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 2
Cave Building – work in progress!

Cave Building – work in progress!

The Grade Two’s have been learning about caves and their inhabitants. We absolutely loved our cave outing and were all fired up to apply what we had seen and learnt! Now the time had come for us to design and create caves in our co-op groups. What excitement there was as each learner brought in the materials needed to build[Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 2
Hiking to Muizenberg Caves

Hiking to Muizenberg Caves

We ordered in a beautiful day for our Funscapes outing to the Muizenberg caves! We were stopped in our tracks on many an occasion to investigate beautiful spiders and intricate webs. Mr Raven, our fantastic guide, pointed out many interesting flowers and secret walkways that we followed. Eventually, after a long walk, we got to the amazing cave! How exciting[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Grade 2