Class activities for Monday, March 17

Spelling: None today due to our St. Patrick’s Day festivities, including songs and the “Wearin’ o’ the Green contest!” Watch a movie about St. Patrick’s Day

Cursive: Ten cursive sentences of at least seven words each are due Friday.

Reading: Today was a discussion day in Literature Circles; some groups worked on making connections. tights.JPG

Writing: None today due to technology.

Students are continuing to work on a Take-a-Stand piece. (Here is a full explanation of the parts 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 practiced estimating products today. Homework is to finish Journal pp. 122-124.

Science: None today due to our St. Patrick’s activities.full-class.JPG

Social Studies: We read about Michigan’s role in the Underground Railroad. Homework is to finish review worksheet p. 19.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 2
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Current Hours with No Orange Magnets: 22

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!
  • Progress reports were sent home today.
  • 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): Jadin and Hannah. Thanks for your generosity!
  • Visit our Mackinaw Field Trip page for more information on our May 9 trip.

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