Class activities for Monday, April 8

Spelling: Students started making Words to Learn lists from words missed on the last spelling test.

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

Reading: Students started projects to share their last Literature Circles book with the class.

Writing: Students worked on their I-Search research project by collecting information about their topic. This informational project will be due Friday, April 26, when students present their findings during our I-Search Conference. Students should be researching their presentation topic at this point.

Math: We practiced subtracting mixed numbers. Homework is to finish Journal P10-5.

Science: We started a new unit and experiment about measuring speed.

Social Studies: None today due to our math skills practice time.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 0
  • Orange magnets0
  • Red magnets0
  • STAR Awards0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 8): 0

Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade online to see if your student moved their magnet.


  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance online.
  • Fifth Grade Camp is April 18-19, 2013. The cost is $100 per student. A camp parent meeting is Thursday, April 11 at 6 pm at McGrath.
  • GRASP is a 9-week mail correspondence summer learning program for reading and/or math. Cost is less than $60 for both. Registration ends April 15. Learn more here.
  • Thinking of summer school or summer enrichment? Learn more here.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 6th grade.

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