Class activities for Friday, October 10

Spelling: We played a game to review the common spelling patterns for the /k/ sound: k, ck, ch, qu, c. This will be the skill tested on the spelling test coming on Monday.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 24-26 were reviewed Friday.

Reading: Students presented their Literature Circles projects today.

Writing: None today due to an extended time with Literature Circles projects.

Technology: Students practiced using their MrHowd.com email addresses and started Math Skills. Have your student show you their email account!

Math: Students were introduced to Math Skills today.Science: We completed the Question Search experiment today. Students traded their “weird” objects with other students. Each student had to name, describe, diagram and write questions for their unknown objects.

We’ll have a sound science test coming up on Monday. The test will assess these concepts:

  • vibrations
  • high and low pitches
  • volume
  • how to change pitch with length, speed of vibrations and tension
  • forms of energy

Social Studies: We learned that the Northeast is famous for fishing. Homework is to finish the SQ3R: Four Seasons and Fishing organizer.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 2
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 20
  • Hours with no orange magnets (record: 29): 20

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

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