Class activities for Wednesday, October 7

Spelling:  Students received the Unit 2 spelling worksheet today. Students can download current and future spelling worksheets from the spelling page.

Cursive: Cursive worksheet pp. 35-37 are available and due Friday.

Reading: None today due to the late start.

Writing: None today due to the late start.

The next piece of writing, a personal narrative, will be due Friday, October 16. Students should be nearing the completion of their draft and be ready to start revising for the rest of this week.

Math: We practiced equivalent names for numbers (e.g., 5+2 = 10, 20-10=10, 5*2=10). Homework is to finish Journal pp. 29-30. The geometry test will be tomorrow, and will be about these ideas:

  • Polygons (rules, names of common polygons)
  • Types of triangles
  • Rays, lines, line segments
  • 3D figures, including names and how to count vertices, edges and faces

Here is a study guide for the test, and here is the answer key for the study guide.

Science: None today due to library.

Social Studies: Students took a test over the underground railroad.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 0
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 2
  • Magnets moved this week: 3

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


  • Would you like to volunteer for a class event? Download and print a volunteer information form (PDF).
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at SnapGrades.
  • Tentative plans are being made for our Halloween party, which will be a Hawaiian Beach Bash! It looks like our party will be Friday, October 30 from 9:30 am until around noon. We will need some help coordinating food and donations. Would anyone like to help coordinate that? Just contact me and I can give you further information.

Our Mission:
Every student in Room 130 leaves improved and prepared for 5th grade.

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