Class activities for Friday, November 6

Spelling:  We reviewed rules for capitalizing words:

  • For specific names of people;
  • For specific names of places.

We’ll review two more rules for capitalization next week.

    Cursive: Cursive worksheet pp. 18-20 were due today. Students also completed a cursive quiz.

    Reading: Today was a discussion day in Literature Circles. Students also completed an informational reading test.

    Writing: Today was a publishing day, and a personal narrative, slightly fictionalized, was due into portfolios. The next piece of writing will be a fiction piece.

    Math: Students completed a MiniQuiz over addition, subtraction and bar graphs, and we played a game to review for Monday’s math test over these ideas:

    • Data landmarks (minimum, maximum, range, mode, median)
    • Bar graphs
    • Addition
    • Subtraction
    • Reading and writing large numbers

    Science: Students did an experiment to measure the mass of several objects using a balance. Homework is to complete the experiment questions, if not done in class.

    Social Studies: None on Fridays.

    Behavior Update:

    • Yellow magnets: 0
    • Orange magnets: 0
    • Red magnets: 0
    • STAR Awards: 0
    • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 4

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

    Notes:

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

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