April 13th, 2010
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.
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:
Social Studies: We started to learn about economics today. We made a minibook and started reviewing what our government is and does.
- Yellow magnets: 2
- Orange magnets: 0
- Red magnets: 0
- STAR Awards: 0
- Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 4
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Every student in Room 130 leaves improved and prepared for 5th grade.