Class activities for Monday, May 7

Spelling: We reviewed homophones (their, there, they’re, theirs, there’s) today. We will have a spelling test tomorrow. The unit 10 worksheets are available here.

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

Reading: Today was a discussion day in Literature Circles. Some groups worked on inferring. 

Writing: Students continued writing for our class newspaper project about our fourth grade year.

Math: We reviewed fractions of sets problems (1/2 of 12 is 6, 2/3 of 15 is 10) and started dividing shapes into fractional parts using pattern blocks. Homework is to finish Math Boxes 7.3.

Science: We learned that the moon is a gray rocky ball, cold at night, hot during the day, airless, waterless, has low gravity, has mountains, valleys and plains, and has no life. Homework is to completed Investigation Review pp. 41-42.

Social Studies: None today due to technology.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellows: 2 magnets
  • Oranges: 0 magnets
  • Reds: 0 magnets

Ask your student what kind of choices they made.

Notes:

  • Juice Volunteers for Friday, May 18: Erica and DeMario. 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.
  • Our class calendar can be viewed here.  

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