Class activities for Wednesday, April 29

Spelling: We reviewed proper usage for these homophones: there/their/they’re/theirs/there’s.

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

Reading: Students practiced reading plays from their magazines to share with the class on Friday.

Writing: Today was the final class day to work on digital presentations using Docs (

The final digital presentation is due Thursday, April 30 by 7:00 pm. Any changes after that time may not go into effect. Our I-Search Conference is Friday, May 1; family members are invited to hear student presentations in the small gym, from 10:30 am until 11:50 am.

I also asked students to wear business casual-type clothing, no jeans, shorts or t-shirts please. Students are welcome to bring a change of clothes for after our presentations.

Math: We played a game to review for our math test on Friday, about these concepts:

  • Estimating sums and products;
  • Extended multiplication facts;
  • Comparing large numbers;
  • Multiplication (up to three digit times two digit numbers); and,
  • Multiplication number stories.

Science: We took notes in our minibooks about features of the moon compared to the earth and sun.

Social Studies: None today due to library.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 0
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 7
  • Hours with no yellow magnets (record: 58): 7
  • Days with no orange magnets (record: 39; previous score: 3): 1

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: 17 students
    • Mostly paid: 5 students
    • Partially paid: 1 students
    • No payments: 4 students

As shown to the right, our class still has about $600 to reach our goal. We are currently accepting final donations.

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