Class activities for Thursday, February 28 and Friday, February 29

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Spelling: Yesterday, students added the th suffix to number words (forty to fortieth). Today students practiced their spelling words.

Cursive: No new cursive assignment this week.

Reading: Yesterday was a reading day and today was a discussion day in Literature Circles.

Writing: Yesterday and today were editing days. Today we talked about keeping a balance between general and specific information. A piece of fiction is due Monday, March 3.

Math: Yesterday, students took a math test over these concepts:

  • metric measurement
  • decimal addition and subtraction
  • comparing and ordering decimals
  • metric unit conversion

Science: Students worked on shadow puppet plays yesterday; none today.

Social Studies: None yesterday; today we started exploring a website focused on the Underground Railroad.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 2
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Current Hours with No Orange Magnets: 16

Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.


  • Read-a-Thon next Friday! This is the last organized fundraiser before our Mackinac trip.
  • View grades, assignments, attendance and even the report card at SnapGrades.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • This week’s juice volunteers (full list): Christian and Zach P. Thanks for your generosity!

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