Class activities for Tuesday, January 12

Spelling:  Students worked on a crossword puzzle today to practice common /j/ spelling patterns (j,ge, dge, ge, gi, gy). This will be the skill on tomorrow’s spelling test.

Cursive: Cursive worksheet pp. 54-56 are available and due tomorrow.

Reading: Today was a discussion day for Literature Circles.

Writing: Students continued to work on their drafts. The next piece of writing will be a fiction piece, due Friday, January 22. Students should be nearing the end of their draft by now.

Math: We reviewed for tomorrow’s math test, which will be over these ideas:

  • Multiplication/division facts
  • Number sentences (true/false, open sentences, using parentheses)
  • Number stories
  • Logic problems

Science: Students read about magnetism, north and south poles, the earth as a magnet, and how magnets act when they get near each other. Homework is to finish the Magnet Investigation Review that was started in class.

Social Studies: We learned about latitude, longitude and different kinds of maps. Students practiced these skills by using maps to locate various states in the US.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 1
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 1

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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