Class activities for Wednesday, April 25

Spelling: We learned that the common spellings for the /or/ sound is or and ore. The unit 10 worksheets are available here.

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

Reading: Students received their new Literature Circles books and then planned their readnig assignments for the next Literature Circles cycle.

Writing: Students worked on their “I-search” PowerPoint presentations. This project will be presented on Tuesday, May 1.

Math: Students learned how to convert a remainder into a fraction. Homework is to complete Journal pp. 156-158.

Science: None today due to final preparations for Kids’ Inquiry Conference.

Social Studies: We played Jeopardy using the questions students wrote from yesterday’s assignment.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellows: 6 magnets
  • Oranges: 2 magnets
  • Reds: 1 magnet

Ask your student what kind of choices they made.


  • Would you like to be a moderator for KIC? We are looking for parents will to moderate student presentations for Kids’ Inquiry Conference on April 27. The moderators will introduce students and start the discussion after the presentation by asking questions and asking for student questions. Contact me if you are interested.
  • Thank you, volunteers! Come to our Volunteer Appreciation Lunch on Thursday, May 3, from 11:20-1:20 in the McGrath library. RSVP here by Wednesday, April 25.
  • Juice Volunteers for Friday, May 4: Joshua W. and Alex S. Click here for a list of volunteers.
  • Thank you to the nine chaperones who have volunteered for the Mackinaw trip. At this point, we have no more availability for additional chaperones. Spaces may open up as the trip gets closer.
  • 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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