Class activities for Friday, April 23

Spelling: None today due to getting new seats.

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

Reading: Students practiced plays to share their Literature Circles magazines with the class.

Writing: Students worked on their I-Search presentations  using Google Docs (

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 completed a multiplication MiniQuiz. We also talked about the standard method of multiplication.

Science: We looked at our plant tests on Day 7 and compared to our Day 0 images. We noticed these things:

  • Excess heat = plants were less healthy
  • No heat = plants were less healthy
  • No air = inconclusive
  • No water = plants were less healthy
  • No light = plants were less healthy
  • No soil = plants were less healthy

Social Studies: None on Fridays.

Behavior Update:

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

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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