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Welcome!  My name is Mandy Price and I teach second grade in Room 8 at Calahan Community Charter in Northridge, California.  I started teaching in 1988 and all my years have been at Calahan!  I have taught first, second, third, and fifth grades and student taught kindergarten and fourth grades.  I love second grade best!  I am married with two children.  I love hiking and going to the beach.

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Mrs. Mandy Price, Second Grade

Room 8

Calahan Olympics

Awesome April

Happy 100th Day of School! Projects of 1,000 Objects

December 2017 Candy Houses

November 2017 Skirball Museum Noah's Ark Field Trip

Hide A Turkey! November

Happy Halloween from Room 8!

September: Teddy Bear Day in Room 8

September: Gummy Bear STEM Challenge Build It!

Aweseome August in Room 8!

Second Day of Second Grade

Current Units

Benchmark Reading, Unit 7:  Investigating the Past (Social Studies, History and Culture)   

 

Week 2:  

 

Story:  "Primary Sources"

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Spelling test on Wednesday, 4/18.  adding endings to words (one syllable short vowel word, double the last letter and add the ending; ends with e, drop the e and add the ending.)

 

Please let me know if you need another spelling list.

 

 

Math:  Telling time to five minute intervals.

 

 

 

Past Units:  Stragegies for addition and subtraction (review of first grade addition and subtraction), skip counting, repeated addition and arrays, two digit addition with and without regrouping, two digit subtraction with and without regrouping. place value of numbers to 1,000; addition of three digit numbers with and without regrouping, subtraction of three digit numbers with and without regrouping, money, graphing and data analysis, 

Social Studies: Investigating the past.  How does understanding the past shape how we live in the present or future?  Primary sources.

 

Past units: Government, Consumers and Producers, Consumer Cycle (how apples and bananas get from field to the market), personal history and heritage, heritage box, heritage folder, traditions, STEAM challenge (making toys out of newspaper)

Science:  plants, seed dispersal

 

Past units: Apple trees through the seasons, bears and bear habitats, physical science, states of matter (solid, liquid, and gas), human body (skeleton), life cycle of pumpkins, plants and animals in their habitats, cranberries sink and float, engineering challenges, using small objects to build larger things in different ways, simple machines, work, force, biomes (ocean, rainforest, forest, desert, grassland)

 

Health:   Respectful Ways of Communicating with Others

 

Past units:  All About Me, Ways to Manage Stress

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Teacher Read Aloud

Current Read Aloud:  Robert and the Computer Hogs

 

Past Read Aloud: Horrible Harry in Room 2B, Junie B. Jones and her Big Fat Mouth, Gooney Bird Greene, Magic Treehouse, Dinosaurs After Dark,  Geronimo Stilton and the Temple of the Ruby Fire

Looking for a good book?

Mrs. Price suggests:

 

Geronimo Stilton series

 

Junie B. Jones series

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Magic Tree House series

 

Any books by Beverly Cleary

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Horrible Harry series

 

 

Bailey School Kids series

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Harry Potter series

 

Any biography

Room 8 Wish List

-Kleenex tissues

--Colored card stock paper

--Gift cards to Costco, Target or Walmart for photo developing