Class activities for Tuesday, April 13

Spelling: None today due to extra time with math and writing.

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

Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles; some groups worked on questioning as a reading strategy.

Writing: Students started to collect research for their I-Search projects. View our I-Search 2010 Research website. Here are more details about the I-Search project.

Math: Students were introduced to the Partial Products method of multiplication. Here’s a video tutorial:

Homework is to finish Journal pp. 125.

Science: We started a new unit to learn about life. Today, we made a life minibook and brainstormed what animals and humans need for life:

  • water
  • heat/shelter
  • food/energy
  • air/oxygen

Social Studies: We started to learn about economics today. We made a minibook and started reviewing what our government is and does.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 2
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 4

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


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

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