Class activities for Wednesday, April 14

Spelling: We reviewed the list of contractions we made earlier. Here are the lists we made:

Visit our Flickr page to see notes we added to the images about the contractions we left off. Click each image and move your mouse cursor over the images to see the notes.

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

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

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

  1. Week 1: Collect research
  2. Week 2: Select research, plan presentation, start draft of presentation
  3. Week 3: Finalize presentation, present at our I-Search Conference

Math: Students continued to use the Partial Products method of multiplication. Here’s a video tutorialHomework is to a 10-problem multiplication worksheet.

Science: None due to library.

    Social Studies: We read Ox-Cart Man and looked at how his family exhanged good and services for money.

    Behavior Update:

    • Yellow magnets: 2
    • 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?


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

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