Class activities for Friday, September 16

Spelling: None today. You can view or download the yearly spelling list here.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 12-14 were due today.

Reading: Students performed skits on how to use our class library correctly.

Writing: Students continued to draft their personal narrative today. The first piece of writing, a personal narrative about a memory or event, is due into portfolios on Friday, September 23.

Math: None today due to art.

Science: We started to learn about scientific data today by watching Science Court. Students worked in groups to analyze the first part of the court case.

Social Studies:

Today was the observance of Constitution Day. To learn about the freedoms our Constitution gives to us, we watched some SchoolHouse Rock video clips about why are country doesn’t have kings, how we started the Revolution, and the Preamble to the Constitution.

We learned and sang the Preamble to the Constitution:

We the people
In order to form a more perfect union,
Establish justice, insure domestic tranquility,
Provide for the common defense,
Promote the general welfare and
Secure the blessings of liberty
To ourselves and our posterity
Do ordain and establish this Constitution
For the United States of America.

Here’s the song:

the-preamble.mp3

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 0
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 1
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: ?): 3

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

Notes:

  • The McGrath Fun Run is October 6. Money pledges and donations are due October 3.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 5th grade.

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