October 30th, 2007
Spelling: We reviewed spelling patterns for the /k/ sound: ck, c, k, qu, ch. A spelling test over Unit 2 will on Thursday. Spelling patterns for the /k/ sound will be the skill tested.
Cursive: Cursive pages 32-34 are available and due on Friday.
Reading: Students received new Literature Circles groups. These are the books we are reading:
- A Bad Beginning
- Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
- The Orange Outlaw
- Tuck Everlasting
- The Westing Game
- The Secret School
Writing: None today due to a double helping of reading! Students should be editing their piece of writing, which is due on November 2.
Math: Students played Data Top It to practice data landmarks: minimum, maximum, range, and mode.
Science: None today due to art.
Social Studies: Students worked on labeling and coloring a map of US regions. Homework is to finish labeling the states and coloring each region.
- Yellow magnets: 4
- Orange magnets: 0
- Red magnets: 0
- STAR Awards: 2
Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.