Class activities for Thursday, December 17

Spelling:  We practiced adding prefixes to base words and remembered that adding prefixes onto words does not change the spelling of the base word.

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

Reading: The remaining students performed their monologues,  reading their selection with good tone, speed and volume.

Writing: Students worked on publishing 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 a concert by the Neithercut Honors Choir.

Science: Students completed an experiment to test different metals to see which ones were magnetic. Students discovered that magnets are attracted to iron, steel, nickel and cobalt.

Social Studies: Students completed a test 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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