March 20th, 2009
Spelling: Today was a spelling test and skill test over compound words.
Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Fridays; today’s assignment will be due Monday due to the test.
Reading: Today, four Literature Circles groups presented projects to share their books with the class. The remaining projects will be presented on Monday.
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: None today due to the Read-a-Thon.
Science: None today due to the Read-a-Thon.
Social Studies: We took notes in our minibooks about the Three Fires people of Michigan.
- Yellow magnets: 0
- Orange magnets: 0
- Red magnets: 0
- STAR Awards: 3
- Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 8
- Hours with no yellow magnets (record: 58): 12
- Days with no orange magnets (record: 39; previous score: 7): 5
Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.