Class activities for Friday, January 29

Spelling:  We reviewed suffixes by removing suffixes from words. This skill will be tested on Tuesday’s spelling test.

Cursive: Cursive worksheet pp. 61, 62, and 64 were due today.

Reading: Two additional groups performed their Literature Circles  plays today. The final two groups will present on Tuesday. Students also completed an informational reading test today.

Writing: Students continued to draft their Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook, due Friday, February 12. Students will publish their adventure as a website at sites.mrhowd.com.

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: We practiced estimating with decimals. For example, the sum of 5.2 miles and 3.8 miles is about 9 miles (5+4=9). Homework is to complete Journal pp. 86-87 about estimating with decimals.

Science: We reviewed conductors, insulators and electromagnets and wrote notes in our minibooks.

Social Studies: We reviewed regions and map skills today. There will be a test over this subject on Tuesday.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 2
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 5

Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet. Need help with SnapGrades?

Notes:

  • The second marking period ends today, 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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