Class activities for Monday, October 3

Spelling: Students completed a spelling and skill test today.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 18-20 are available and due Friday.

Reading: Students received new Literature Circles today. During Literature Circles, students read books with a good group, and write notes in their Literature Circles notebooks. On alternating days, students share their responses with their group. Today was a reading day in Literature Circles.

Writing: We talked about focusing on a theme by sticking to just one important topic in a piece of writing.

A personal narrative is due into portfolios on Friday, October 14. Students should be drafting at this point.

Math: Students completed a MiniQuiz today about multiplication properties. Homework is to finish Math Book p. 15, 10-15.

Science: Students completed a MiniQuiz today about data collection and analysis. Students also completed an experiment about what objects are magnetic. Homework is to finish the Magnetic Properties experiment.

The Energy Fair (more details here) is Friday, October 7.

Social Studies: We started learning about the market economy of the United States.

Behavior Update:

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

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


  • The McGrath Fun Run is October 6. Money pledges and donations were 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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