Class activities for Tuesday, May 8

Spelling: Students completed the unit 10 spelling test today. The unit 10 worksheets will be due tomorrow. The unit 11 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 determining importance and questioning.  

Writing: Students continued writing for our class newspaper project about our fourth grade year, focusing on completing an interview or a survey.

Math: Students took a MiniQuiz over fractions of sets problems (1/3 of 9) and then we continued dividing shapes into fractional parts using pattern blocks. Homework is to finish Journal p. 198.

Science: We learned that 100 earths would fit across the sun, and that the sun is very far from the earth, across our school’s soccer field if the sun was a beachball and the earth the size of paper from a hole punch.

Social Studies: We took notes about Americans coming to Michigan in our minibooks and then learned about who Michigan’s pioneers were and how they came.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellows: 5 magnets
  • Oranges: 0 magnets
  • Reds: 0 magnets

Ask your student what kind of choices they made.


  • 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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