Class activities for Thursday, January 21

Spelling:  None today due to finishing the writing prompt started in class yesterday.

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

Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles. Some groups worked on using context clues to solve unknown words.

Writing: None today due to technology.

The next piece of writing will be a fiction piece, due Monday, January 25. Students should be editing or publishing by now.

Math: None today due to the Career Fair.

Science: We reviewed our last science experiment about creating an electrical circuit with a bulb, battery and wire, and took notes in our minibooks. We also took a magnified look at the components of an incandescent light bulb.

Social Studies: None today due to the Career Fair.

We learned about the following careers today:

  • Engineering;
  • Veterinary medicine;
  • Attorney;
  • Police;
  • Nursing/Teaching;
  • Author/Pastor

Special thanks to Pastor Dean Stewart, pastor of Mayfair Bible Church, for presenting an extra session to our class about being an author of children’s books. We also appreciate that he gave a copy of his books to lucky students in our class!

Here are some photos of the Career Fair:

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 0
  • 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.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • 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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