Class activities for Tuesday, May 4

Spelling: Students made their Words to Learn list from words they missed on the last spelling test. This is your student’s custom spelling list for the next test.

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 fiction reading test.

Writing: We started a unit on poetry. Today, we read a few poems and noticed that poems have these ingredients:

  • Imagery: senses or description of what things look or feel like
  • Music: a rhythm or beat that makes the poem sound sing-songy or musical
  • Emotion: a happy, sad or emotional tone

Poems do not need to have all the ingredients, but should include at least one. Students also started working on their own poems. A collection of poems is due into portfolios on Friday, May 21.

Math: Students completed a math test.

Science: None today due to extra time with writing.

Social Studies: We reviewed how supply and demand affect the price of goods and services. Homework is to finish highlighting and labeling an article about the supply and demand of video game systems.

Behavior Update:

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

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

Notes:

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

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