May 21st, 2007
Spelling: We discussed ways students are influenced to use drugs in healthy and legal ways, and unhealthy and illegal ways.
The unit 11 spelling worksheets are available and can be printed from 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 discussed determining importance as a reading strategy.
Writing: None today due to technology. A collection of poems will be due into portfolios on Friday, June 1.
Math: We reviewed equivalent fractions by playing equivalent fraction rummy. Homework is to complete puzzle page 32.
Science: We started our final unit on Earth’s Water by completing an experiment about the amount of water covering the surface of the earth. Homework is to complete the Water Planet activity.
Social Studies: We started learning about the Civil War today and how Michigan was involved in helping the cause.
- Yellows: 3 magnets
- Oranges: 0 magnets
- Reds: 0 magnets
Ask your student what kind of choices they made.