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Class activities for Friday, May 25

Spelling: We practiced common spelling patterns for the /ou/ sound.

Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Friday.

Reading: None today.

Writing: Students worked on making a decision from their research and supporting it with evidence. The Find It, Decide It project is due Friday, June 1. Homework is to finishing drafting by Tuesday with a list of five similarities, five differences, and five reasons for the decision, with sources.

Math: We started working on geometry skills today. Homework is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: Students dissected owl pellets today to discover what owls use as a source of food and energy. Most students found various rodents and two groups found the remains of a sparrow or other small bird.

Social Studies: We looked at artifacts that immigrants brought to America and analyzed why they would bring the items.

Character Strength: There are no new character strengths this year.

Notes:

  • Wear McGrath shirts or red or black for a school picture on Tuesday! Our school was third place in the country for raising money for Dimes for Diapers and ABC12 will be here to snap a photo of us!
  • End of the Year activities:
  • Have you helped your student plan a Daily Homework Time?
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View links to all the websites we use in class.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at Jupiter Ed.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 5th grade.

Class activities for Thursday, May 24

Spelling: We reviewed the idea that some words have silent letters.

Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Friday.

Reading: Today was our final STAR Reading test of the year.

Writing: Students worked on contrasting information for their Find It, Decide It research project today. The Find It, Decide It project is due Friday, June 1. Homework is to continue researching.

Math: Students used today to catch up on missing math skills or work ahead. Homework is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: None today.

Social Studies: We learned about the different people that have immigrated to Michigan and why they came.

Character Strength: There are no new character strengths this year.

Notes:

  • End of the Year activities:
    • Field Day, June 1.
    • Dairy Queen Field Trip, June 12. Family members are invited to walk with us.
    • End of the Year Potluck and Picnic, June 13. Family members are invited to lunch and to help with games.
    • Rollhaven Field Trip, June 14. Family members are invited to go with us.
  • Have you helped your student plan a Daily Homework Time?
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View links to all the websites we use in class.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at Jupiter Ed.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 5th grade.

Class activities for Wednesday, May 23

Spelling: None today.

Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Friday.

Reading: None today due to a middle school band and choir concert.

Writing: Students worked on comparing information for their Find It, Decide It research project today. The Find It, Decide It project is due Friday, June 1. Homework is to continue researching.

Math: We practiced comparing decimals and fractions. Homework is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We finished working on an experiment about bees and pollination.

Social Studies: None today due to art.

Character Strength: There are no new character strengths this year.

Notes:

  • End of the Year activities:
    • Field Day, June 1.
    • Dairy Queen Field Trip, June 12. Family members are invited to walk with us.
    • End of the Year Potluck and Picnic, June 13. Family members are invited to lunch and to help with games.
    • Rollhaven Field Trip, June 14. Family members are invited to go with us.
  • Have you helped your student plan a Daily Homework Time?
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View links to all the websites we use in class.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at Jupiter Ed.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 5th grade.

Class activities for Tuesday, May 22

Spelling: None today.

Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Friday.

Reading: We read about some famous migrations that happened in American history.

Writing: Today was a research day for the Find It, Decide It research project. Students are working with a partner to research a decision with evidence to back it up. The Find It, Decide It project is due Friday, June 1. Homework is to continue researching.

Math: We practiced writing numbers as decimals and fractions, and converting between fractions and decimals. Homework is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We watched a documentary about how pollinators and flowers work together to make much of the world’s food.

Social Studies: We learned about reasons why people in American history left their homes and moved to a new place.

Character Strength: There are no new character strengths this year.

Notes:

  • The Leader in Me Walk-a-Thon is today, May 22 from 5-7 pm. Please attend and help our school support leadership activities for next year.
  • End of the Year activities:
    • Field Day, June 1.
    • Dairy Queen Field Trip, June 12. Family members are invited to walk with us.
    • End of the Year Potluck and Picnic, June 13. Family members are invited to lunch and to help with games.
    • Rollhaven Field Trip, June 14. Family members are invited to go with us.
  • Have you helped your student plan a Daily Homework Time?
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View links to all the websites we use in class.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at Jupiter Ed.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 5th grade.