Class activities for Tuesday, September 16

Spelling: We practiced the idea that some words have silent letters. We’ll have a spelling test on Thursday; the spelling worksheets will be due at that time.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 18-20 are available and due Friday.

Reading: We started Literature Circles today by reading Esperanza Rising and working on writing interesting, open-ended questions (How would you feel if…? Have you ever…? Why do you think…? What would you do if…?).

Writing: Students started making a web of ideas about their first piece of writing, a personal narrative or memory that they have experienced.

The first piece of writing, a personal narrative, will be due Friday, September 26. Your student should be prewriting and planning by now.
Math: We reviewed angles and triangles today. Homework is to complete Journal p. 6.

Science: We started a unit on sound by playing a game called Drop Challenge. Groups secretly dropped various objects into a drop chamber, and the other team has to guess what item was dropped.

Social Studies: We started learning about the Southeast today. Homework is to finish the Preview Sentences of the Southeast Rivers/Water WordSplash worksheet, if not done in class.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 7
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 3
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 16
  • Hours with no orange magnets: 9

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

Notes:

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