Class activities for Friday, February 2

***A guest teacher was with us today.***

Spelling: Today students practiced putting words together to form compound words. The unit 7 worksheets are available here.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 60-62 were available this week.

Reading: Today was a discussion day in Literature Circles.

Writing: Students continued to work on their piece of writing due February 9.   

Math: Students completed a MiniQuiz about metric measurement and conversion. They also practiced decimal place value today. Homework is to complete Journal p. 108-109 if not finished in class.

Social Studies: Students presented the final two lessons to their teams for our Three Fires Indians project.  

Behavior Update:

  • Yellows: 3 magnets
  • Oranges: 0 magnets
  • Reds: 0 magnets

Ask your student what kind of choices they made.

The Weekly Wrap (our week in 60 seconds):

  • Spelling: compound words 
  • Cursive: worksheet pp. 60-62
  • Reading: New Literature Circles books, one reading and discussion day 
  • Writing: Working on leads, students continuing with piece due February 9
  • Math: Metric measurement to nearest cm and mm, metric conversion 
  • Science: Light is energy and white light is made of millions of different colors
  • Social Studies: Three Fires Indians of Michigan

Notes:mac fundraising2.jpg

  • Juice Volunteers: We are at the end of our volunteer list, so we’ll be creating a new list this week. 
  • Upcoming Events: Candle pick-up (February 4). New writing piece due (February 9); Straits of Mackinaw field trip (May 11). See the class calendar for more information.
  • We are looking for donations of medium and long cardboard tubes (have plenty of short ones, thanks!) for class projects. The tubes can be sent in any time during the year; this project will be on-going. Thanks for any help you can give!

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