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Grade 2/3: Ms. Jones

November 22, 2022

Room 208 – Grades 2 and 3

Welcome back to a new school year!  My name is Melanie Jones and I am excited to be teaching your child this year.  This year room 208 also welcomes a teacher candidate, Corinne Guico from the University of Winnipeg.  I look forward to learning together and watching your child grow as they gain knowledge and confidence throughout the year.  Below is a brief overview on this year's program:

English Language Arts:

Students will be participating in lessons and activities in reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and representing.  These will include:

  • Reading: read aloud, Read to Me framework, shared reading, comprehension strategies and independent reading
  • Writing:  word study, six traits of writing, journals, interactive writing and conferences
  • Listening:  whole class read aloud
  • Speaking:  sharing circle, sharing work and group discussions
  • Viewing:  learning to use books, pictures and videos for learning
  • Representing:  responding to literature and recording their thoughts using art, journals, and graphic organizers


Students will develop an understanding of science concepts in the following units:

  • Properties of Solids, Liquids and Gases
  • Forces that Attract or Repel
  • Growth and Change in Plants
  • Air and Water in the Environment

Social Studies:

Students will develop an understanding of communities.  The units of study include:

  • Exploring an Ancient Society
  • Communities of the World
  • Connecting with Canadians


Throughout the year students will be exposed to the following math strands:

  • Number
  • Patterns and Relations
  • Shape and Space
  • Statistics and Probability

Instructions will take place in whole group and small groups.  Lessons will include hands-on activities, math journals, problem solving, games and mental math strategies.

Classroom expectations:

  • Treat everyone in the school with respect.
  • Be friends with everyone and respect them for who they are. 
  • Respect the school and keep it clean. 
  • Listen to all adults in the school 
  • We will try out best to raise our hand if we have something to share with others.



Please contact me anytime if you have any questions or concerns you would like to discuss.  I can be contacted at the school at (204) 589-4313 or by email at

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