Class activities for Monday, May 11

Spelling: We reviewed the there homophones, which will be the skill test for tomorrow’s spelling test.

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

Reading: Students received new Literature Circles books today and completed a narrative reading test.

Writing: We talked using a metaphor in a poem: the cafeteria is a zoo, school is a pinball game. Students continued to work on poetry. Our next portfolio piece will be a collection of poems, due Friday, May 22.

Math: Students continued to practice the partial-quotients method of division. Homework is to finish a division practice worksheet started in class.

Science: We practiced making food chains and webs by playing food chain rummy. Homework is to finish Investigation Review p. 43.

Social Studies: We graded review worksheets and took notes in our minibooks. A test over the French and British in Michigan will be tomorrow.

Behavior Update:

  • 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): 3
  • Days with no orange magnets (record: 39; previous score: 3): 3

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


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