March 24th, 2009
Spelling: None today.
Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Fridays.
Reading: Today, students chose a section of their Literature Circles book to read to the class as a monologue. Students practiced reading their monologue with good speed, tone and volume.
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 continued to multiply with the distributive property: 54 x 25 = (50+4) x (20 + 5). Homework is to finish Journal p. 116 and StudyLink 5.2.
Science: Students worked on a melodrama about weather safety. The melodramas will be performed tomorrow.
Social Studies: We learned about the Huron Indians, who were famous for growing corn and trading with the French fur traders. Homework is to finish review worksheet pp. 7 and 9.
- Yellow magnets: 2
- Orange magnets: 0
- Red magnets: 0
- STAR Awards: 0
- Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 2
- Hours with no yellow magnets (record: 58): 2
- Days with no orange magnets (record: 39; previous score: 7): 7
Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.