Class activities for Friday, May 2

Spelling: We practiced changing words into other words, noticing how the spelling changed.

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

Reading: Today was a discussion day in Literature Circles.

Writing: Today we learned that a metaphor can be used to compare two things and create imagery (school is a pinball game, my house is a jungle, my heart is a river).

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: Students took part in Math Skills today.

Science: We learned about some of the features of the moon:

  • Is a gray rocky ball;
  • Has mountains, valleys and plains;
  • Has bowl-shaped craters

Social Studies: None on Fridays.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 3
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Current Hours with No Orange Magnets: 5

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): Coltin and Terence. 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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