Class activities for Tuesday, April 22

Spelling: None today.

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

Reading: Today students practiced reading plays from their magazines to share with the class. The plays will be presented on Friday; students are practicing reading with good voice and expression.

Writing: During this final week of work on their I-Search projects (click here for more details), students should be…

A summary of the project:

Students will research their I-Search question using print and internet sources and create a digital presentation using PowerPoint or MrHowd.com Google Docs presentation software. Students are collecting their research on our I-Search 2008 class wiki. Later, students will present their findings to other students who sign up to attend their talk. The presentation slides will be turned in to portfolios for a writing grade.

The I-Search presentation is due April 25, and will be presented Monday morning, April 28. Students should be adding information to their MrHowd.com Google Docs presentation by this time.

Math: Students were shown how to divide using the standard method of division. Homework is to complete a division worksheet. I told students they could choose to solve the problems with the standard method or partial quotients method of division.

Science: None due to library.

Social Studies: We graded the review worksheets from yesterday and students completed a test over Europeans arriving in Michigan.

Behavior Update:

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

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

Notes:

  • This week’s juice volunteers (full list): Austin and Emma. Thanks for your generosity!fundraising-4-11-08.jpg
  • View grades, assignments, attendance and even the report card at SnapGrades.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • Visit our Mackinaw Field Trip page for more information on our May 9 trip.

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