Class activities for Tuesday, April 20

Spelling: None today due to extra time with writing.

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

Reading: Today was a discussion day in Literature Circles. Students also completed a Reading Mad Minute and informational reading test.

Writing: Students used to create a web and plan their I-Search presentation. Homework is to finish their web so that everyone can begin their presentation tomorrow.

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: We reviewed the lattice method of multiplication. Homework is to complete Journal pp. 136.

Science: We went on a Life Hunt in the courtyard, looking for animal and plant life.

Social Studies: We learned that people have to make choices when they don’t have enough resources to supply their wants. We also started learning about the economy of the US, which is a market economy.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 5
  • Orange magnets: 1
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 7

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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