March 13th, 2008
Spelling: Today we reviewed contractions.
Cursive: Ten cursive sentences of at least seven words each are due Friday.
Reading: Today was limited to reading our shared text, Esperanza Rising, due to a rain forest assembly by Wildlife Unlimited.
Writing: Students worked on collecting data, starting their bar graph, selecting Core Democratic Values, or starting their Take-a-Stand rough draft. Here are some example Take-a-Stand papers, both good and bad. And here is a fuller explanation of the pieces of a Take-a-Stand persuasive piece.
The next piece of writing, a persuasive Take-a-Stand piece, is due Thursday, March 20.
Math: We reviewed estimating sums today.
Science: Students made new sound minibooks and played a game in which they had to listen to identify an object dropped into a chamber by its sound.
Social Studies: None due to library.
- Yellow magnets: 1
- Orange magnets: 0
- Red magnets: 0
- STAR Awards: 0
- Current Hours with No Orange Magnets: 7
Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.
- March is Reading Month. Class goal: 100 books (limit of two “just right” picture books for each student) 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): Sean and Halie. Thanks for your generosity!
- Visit our Mackinaw Field Trip page for more information on our May 9 trip.