May 25th, 2006
**New grades posted**
Reading: The class attended the McGrath Talent Show during reading time.
Language Arts: Students continued to work on poems today.
The last piece of writing will be due June 2 and will be a collection of poems.
Spelling: Students worked on the Unit 13 worksheets today.
The Level Four Core Word list is an option for continued practice.
Math: The class reviewed the concepts of area (the space an object covers), perimeter (the distance around an object), slides (moving an object in a certain direction), turns (spinning an object like turning a door knob), and flips (like flipping a pancake over). Homework is to finish puzzle pages 42, 43, 51, and 52.
Science: The class learned about states of matter (solid, liquid, and gas) and the water cycle: evaporation (liquid to a gas) -> condensation (gas to a liquid) -> precipitation (condensed water falling as rain, snow, sleet or hail). Homework is to finish Investigation Review p. 85.
Social Studies: Students read about the French fur trade in Michigan, and the founding of Detroit and Fort Cadillac. Homework is to finish the review questions on pp. 87 and 93.
- New grades have been posted. Check them here.
- Visit our updated Data Center to see how the class is progressing in the areas of reading level, multiplication facts and behavior.
- HELP WANTED: Mr. Keilitz is looking for parents willing to help with Field Day, which is May 31. If you are willing to help, please fill out the form here. Thanks!