April 14th, 2009
Spelling: We reviewed the use of an apostrophe to show ownership and in contractions, and we learned that possessive pronouns do not use apostrophes to show ownership.
Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Fridays.
Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles; some groups worked on chunking as a reading strategy.
Visit our research website and see what students are working on. This digital presentation is due Wednesday, April 29 and will be presented Friday, May 1.
Math: We worked on estimating products today. Homework is to finish Journal pp. 122-124 if not finished in class.
Science: We reviewed for tomorrow’s science test about electricity, electrical safety, and weather safety.
Social Studies: We continued learning about European explorers and working on an alphabet soup organizer. This will be due on Thursday.
- Yellow magnets: 1
- Orange magnets: 0
- Red magnets: 0
- STAR Awards: 0
- Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 1
- Hours with no yellow magnets (record: 58): 0
- Days with no orange magnets (record: 39; previous score: 7): 16
Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.