Class activities for Wednesday, January 20

Spelling:  None today due to watching Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

Cursive: Cursive worksheet pp. 57-59 are available and due Friday.

Reading: Today was a discussion day in Literature Circles. Some groups worked on visualizing as a reading strategy.

Writing: We talked today about varying sentence beginnings so that sentences aren’t all starting with the same word over and over.

Students also started editing conferences with a partner. The next piece of writing will be a fiction piece, due Monday, January 25. Students should be editing by now.

Math: None today due to completing a writing prompt for the McGrath Writing Committee.

Science: None today due to library.

Social Studies: Students finished the geography challenge, started last week, about regions, elevation, rainfall and population maps.

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?


  • The second marking period ends Friday, January 29.
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  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at SnapGrades.

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

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