Class activities for Tuesday, October 1

Spelling: Today was a spelling and skill test.

Cursive: Cursive workbook pp. 18-23 are due on Friday.

Reading: We practiced making connections as a reading strategy. We also talked about how good readers visualize a story by picturing in their mind what is happening.

Writing: Today was a drafting work day.

The second piece of writing for the year is another personal narrative, which is a personal story or memory that involves the author. It is not fictional or made-up. This personal narrative is due Friday, October 11. Your student should be drafting at this time.

Math: We reviewed multiplication and division fact families and practiced multiplication and division facts. Homework is to finish Journal P1-7.

Science: Students worked on the “Pulling Through” experiment. Homework is to finish the experiment if not done in class.

Social Studies: We continued to research economic activities and resources of Michigan. Homework is to finish boxes 1-4 of the Michigan Economy question cards.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 3
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 2
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: TBD): 4

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


  • The Fall Partnership Fundraiser has started. Orders and money are due October 11. This fundraiser helps fund assemblies, supplies, and small field trips. We’ll have a separate fundraiser for our Mackinac trip.
  • Visit our new Links page! Keep track of all the websites we use for learning, or try something new.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, behavior, assignments, and attendance online.

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

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