Class activities for Thursday, February 18

Spelling: We reviewed suffixes, homographs (words with the same spelling, but different sounds or meanings) and irregular verbs today (run/ran, go/went, catch/caught).

Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due on Fridays.

Reading: Today was a discussion day in Literature Circles.

Writing: None on Thursdays due to technology.

In writing, we have been reviewing Core Democratic Values. The  next piece of writing is a persuasive letter about an idea to improve our school or community. Here is more information about this project. The persuasive letter will be due Friday, March 5.

Math: We continued to practice metric measurement and estimation. Homework is to finish Journal p. 102.

Science: We wrote notes in our minibooks about electrical safety. We also completed an experiment that modeled using a broken cord or an overloaded circuit.

Social Studies: We wrote notes in our minibooks about well-known features of the Midwest.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 1
  • 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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