Class activities for Monday, April 20

Spelling: Students completed a spelling test and skill test over irregular verbs.

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 questioning as a reading strategy.

Writing: Students were shown how to start a digital presentation using MrHowd.com Docs (docs.mrhowd.com). They also started to organize their information into a plan to use for their presentation.

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 reviewed the partial products method of multiplication and started a miniquiz over this concept. The lattice method of multiplication was also introduced. Homework is to finish Journal pp. 130.

Science: Students completed an experiment today about the size of the moon compared to the earth. Homework is to finish the experiment worksheet and questions.

Social Studies: We reviewed French Explorers, took notes in our minibooks, and watched a two video clips about Father Marquette and the fur trade.

Behavior Update:

  • 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): 20

Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet.

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