March 17th, 2009
Spelling: Today we reviewed consonant blends (cl, st, str, pt).
Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Fridays.
Reading: Today Literature Circles groups continued to work on their projects to share their books 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: Students completed a math test today over these concepts:
- decimal addition and subtraction
- putting decimals in order
- metric measurement
- metric unit conversion
- number stories
Science: We reviewed electrical safety and took notes in our minibooks.
Social Studies: We read about the Three Fires people of Michigan and sang songs about them.
- Yellow magnets: 2
- Orange magnets: 0
- Red magnets: 0
- STAR Awards: 0
- Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 7
- Hours with no yellow magnets (record: 58): 6
- Days with no orange magnets (record: 39; previous score: 7): 1
Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.