May 8th, 2007
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.
- 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.