Class activities for Wednesday, March 5

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Spelling: None today due to completing the Student Satisfaction Survey.

Yesterday’s homework was to address an envelope to someone (anyone) from the student, and this will be due tomorrow.

Cursive: We have now reviewed the upper and lowercase cursive alphabet. Now for practice, the weekly cursive assignment will be to write ten cursive sentences of at least seven words each.

Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles; some groups worked on summarizing and synthesizing.

Writing: Today we took notes about the Core Democratic Values of patriotism and truth.

The next piece of writing, a persuasive Take-a-Stand piece, is due Thursday, March 20.

Math: Students played “multiplication wrestling” to practice multiplying using the distributive property (see the Student Reference Book under Multiplication Wrestling and Distributive Property for more information). Here is a quick example of this method:

is to complete Journal pp. 116-117.

Science: We reviewed the Light Investigation Review worksheet.

Social Studies: We learned about how songs were used as coded messages for the Underground Railroad.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 6
  • Orange magnets: 1
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Current Hours with No Orange Magnets: 1

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


  • Read-a-Thon this Friday, March 7! This is the last organized fundraiser before our Mackinac trip.
  • March is Reading Month. Class goal: 100 books (not just picture books) by March 28!
  • 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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One Response to “Class activities for Wednesday, March 5”

  1. william Says:

    it must have been fun to earn money for our field trip to Mackinac island

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