May 15th, 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 questioning.
Writing: We started a unit on poetry today by talking about the three ingredients of a poem: music, emotion and imagery. Not all poems have all three, but every poem has at least one. A collection of poems will be due into portfolios on Friday, June 1.
Math: We finished working on the equivalent fractions chart (pp. 356-357). Homework is to finish Journal p. 205 and StudyLink 7.6.
Science: Students started working on their Space Fashion Show script. Students will work on their scripts tomorrow and Thursday, and the fashion show will be Friday afternoon. Students will need to make a costume at home. Click here for more information.
- Yellows: 2 magnets
- Oranges: 0 magnets
- Reds: 0 magnets
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