Class activities for Thursday, January 8

Spelling: We reviewed the Unit 5 spelling worksheets today.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 57-59 are available and due Monday.

Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles. Students also received their STAR reading level from December. We took another STAR reading test today; the class average reading level dropped from the December score:

See all our progress in our Data Center.

Writing: None today due to technology. Students completed a STAR reading test and worked on a digital inspirational poster.

A piece of fiction is due January 23; students should be drafting at this point.

Math: We learned that parentheses in a number sentence indicate what to solve first. Homework is to finish Journal pp. 68-69.

Science: Students located objects in the room that contained iron or steel. They also noticed that magnets pull together or push apart when placed near each other.

Social Studies: We reviewed Michigan’s weather and climate and took notes in our minibooks.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 2
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 5
  • Hours with no yellow magnets (record: 31): 0
  • Days with no orange magnets (record: 39): 6

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


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