January 14th, 2009
Spelling: We reviewed the two famous spelling patterns for the /ou/ sound: ou, ow.
Cursive: Cursive pp. 60, 61, and 63 are available and Friday.
Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles. Some groups worked on inferring as a reading strategy.
Writing: Mrs. Houser presented a lesson today on understanding the purpose of writing, and developing the setting using details.
Today was a revising day for the students’ next piece of fiction, due January 23.
Math: We reviewed open sentences. Homework is to complete StudyLink 3.10, which is a review of number sentences and open sentences.
Science: We reviewed our experiment from yesterday about induced magnetism, temporary magnets, and how a magnet’s for can go through thin materials.
Social Studies: None due to library.
- Yellow magnets: 1
- Orange magnets: 0
- Red magnets: 0
- STAR Awards: 0
- Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 4
- Hours with no yellow magnets (record: 31): 2
- Days with no orange magnets (record: 39): 9
Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.