May 11th, 2009
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.
- 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.