Class activities for Tuesday, April 28

Spelling: We looked for common spelling patterns for the /or/ sound (or, ore) and also noticed that r following a vowel makes a new sound.

Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Fridays.

Reading: Students practiced reading plays from their magazines to share their magazines with the class later in the week.

Writing: Students continued to work on their digital presentation using Docs (

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. Family members are invited to attend our I-Search Conference in the small gym, from 10:30 am until 11:50 am.

Math: Students completed a three-problem MiniQuiz about multiplication and practiced rounding large numbers. Homework is finish Journal pp. 140 and 142. We will have a test over multiplication on Friday.

Science: We graded yesterday’s homework and reviewed the mass and gravity of the moon. We also watched a video clip of an experiment done on the moon of dropping a hammer and feather at the same time. One the moon, both of those objects landed at the same time.

Social Studies: None today.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 2
  • Orange magnets: 2
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 7
  • Hours with no yellow magnets (record: 58): 0
  • Days with no orange magnets (record: 39; previous score: 3): 0

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


  • Our Mackinac Trip is May 8. Here is how our class is doing with fundraising and donations:
    • Full paid: 15 students
    • Mostly paid: 6 students
    • Partially paid: 2 students
    • No payments: 4 students

As shown to the right, our class still has about $700 to reach our goal. We are currently accepting final donations.

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