Class activities for Wednesday, May 2

Spelling: Students worked on spelling packets today. The unit 10 worksheets are available here.

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

Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles. Some groups worked on connections today. We also visited the library and read Esperanza Rising.  

Writing: We began a new writing project: a class newspaper about our fourth grade year. Student partners picked an article topic and are prewriting. Students also printed out their I-Search presentation slides and turned them into their portfolios.

Math: Students received new math journals and we reviewed fractions today. Homework is to finish Journal pp. 189-192.

Science: Students completed a sound science test today.

Social Studies: None today due to extra time in the library and with writing.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellows: 3 magnets
  • Oranges: 1 magnet
  • Reds: 0 magnets

Ask your student what kind of choices they made.


  • Thank you, volunteers! Come to our Volunteer Appreciation Lunch on Thursday,Fundraising May 3, from 11:20-1:20 in the McGrath library.
  • Juice Volunteers for Friday, May 4: Joshua W. and Alex S. Click here for a list of volunteers.
  • Mackinaw Fundraising: We are at 81% and only $481 away from our goal! Thank you for your donations and past fundraising efforts. Donations are still being accepted.
  • Mackinaw Trip Update: A few spots on the bus have opened up. If you would like to attend the Mackinaw trip, let me know. The cost is $125.

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