March 16th, 2009
Spelling: None today due to a writing minilesson about stopping run-on sentences.
Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Fridays.
Reading: Today Literature Circles groups worked on a project to share their book with the class.
Writing: Students continued to work on their novel being written and typed at docs.mrhowd.com. Ask your student what their word count goal is and how many words they have written so far. This piece is due March 27. Click here for further details. Visit our Novel blog to check on the latest word counts.
Math: We reviewed our latest math MiniQuiz today and practiced for tomorrow’s math test over these concepts:
- decimal addition and subtraction
- putting decimals in order
- metric measurement
- metric unit conversion
- number stories
Science: We reviewed electrical safety today. Homework is to finish the Etch-a-Sketch organizer on safety.
Social Studies: We read about the Hopewell Mound Builder people of Michigan and took notes in our minibooks.
- Yellow magnets: 3
- Orange magnets: 1
- Red magnets: 0
- STAR Awards: 0
- Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 5
- Hours with no yellow magnets (record: 58): 3
- Days with no orange magnets (record: 39; previous score: 7): 0
Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.