Class activities for Wednesday, December 16

Spelling:  We learned common spelling patterns for the /j/ sound: j, gy, gi, ge, dge.

Cursive: Cursive worksheet pp. 51-53 are available and due on Monday.

Reading: Half of the class performed their monologues,  reading their selection with good tone, speed and volume. The rest of the class will present tomorrow.

Writing: We looked at a few examples of snapshot leads, which are leads that begin a story by describing what a character or setting looks like.

Students also continued to edit or publish today. The next piece of writing will be a fiction piece, due Friday, December 18. Students should be editing or publishing by now.

Math: None today due to Student Council officer election speeches and voting.

Science: None today due to library.

Social Studies: We played a game to review for a Social Studies test tomorrow. The test will be over these ideas:

  • The automobile industry;
  • Unions and the Sit Down Strike
  • Assembly lines
  • Protecting our natural resources
  • Timelines

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 0
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 6

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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