Class activities for Friday, February 9

Spelling: None today due to working on a school-wide writing prompt. The unit 7 worksheets are available here.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 60-62 were reviewed today.

Reading: None today due to the school-wide writing prompt.

Writing: We talked about another type of lead called a talking lead. This lead is created when the writer begins with some dialogue. A piece of writing was due today. The next piece of writing is due March 2.    

Math: Today was Math Skills, and students also completed a review MiniQuiz over metric measurement and unit conversion (meters to centimeters, millimeters to meters).  

Science Inquiry: Students investigated their testable questions in Science Inquiry. Most students focused on flight, electricity, ramps and rollers, and magnets.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellows: 1 magnet
  • Oranges: 0 magnets
  • Reds: 0 magnets

Ask your student what kind of choices they made.

The Weekly Wrap (our week in 60 seconds):

  • Spelling: suffixes and irregular verbs
  • Cursive: worksheet pp. 60-62
  • Reading: Literature Circles groups, WEB and Esperanza Rising 
  • Writing: Learned about snapshot and talking leads, writing piece due this week 
  • Math: Review of metric measurement, conversion and decimal addition/subtraction 
  • Science: Different colors can combine to make white light
  • Social Studies: Three Fires Indians of Michigan and the Huron Indians

 Notes:mac fundraising2.jpg

  • Candle pick-up Monday, February 12, from 4-7 pm in the small gym. 
  • Feb Factor Valentine’s party next Wednesday from 2-4 pm! 
  • Juice Volunteers: We are at the end of our volunteer list, so we’ll be creating a new list this week. 
  • Upcoming Events: New writing piece due (March 2); 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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