Class activities for Wednesday, April 30

Spelling: We continued to review the soft-syllable endings for the /er/ sound: –er, –ar, and-or.

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

Reading: Students received new Literature Circles groups reading the following books:

  • Old Yeller
  • Shiloh
  • Sounder
  • Summer of Riley
  • Because of Winn-Dixie
  • Dog Watch: Trouble in Pembrook

Writing: We started reading Love That Dog, by Sharon Creech, which is a book, written as a poem, about poetry. Students continued to work on poems in class. A collection of poems will be due into portfolios on Friday, May 16. The poems will be shared at a Poetry Slam at Border’s Book Store in June.

Math: None due to an assembly on the Great Lakes.

Science: We reviewed the Big Earth, Small Moon experiment today and learned that the earth is four times larger than the moon.

Social Studies: We learned about the American Revolution, how Michigan was used as a base by the British, and how the British refused to leave Michigan after they lost the war.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 4
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Current Hours with No Orange Magnets: 33

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


  • This week’s juice volunteers (full list): Katie and Chandler. 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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