March 18th, 2009
Spelling: Today we reviewed compound words.
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. Students will present their projects on Friday.
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 started a unit on multiplication by practicing extended math facts (2*3=6, so 20*3=60). Homework is to finish Journal pp. 112-114 and Puzzle page 1, if not done in class.
Science: Students completed an experiment to model the usage of an overloaded circuit or broken wire.
Social Studies: None today due to library.
- Yellow magnets: 1
- Orange magnets: 0
- Red magnets: 0
- STAR Awards: 0
- Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 8
- Hours with no yellow magnets (record: 58): 2
- Days with no orange magnets (record: 39; previous score: 7): 2
Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.