Class activities for Friday, October 11

Spelling: None on Fridays.

Cursive: Cursive workbook pp. 24-27 were due Friday.

Reading: Today was our reading skills practice time using MobyMax.

Writing: We talked more about proving general statements with details. A reader will believe a writer if the details prove what the story is saying. Three good kinds of details for stories are visual details, action, and talking.

The second piece of writing for the year is a personal narrative, due Monday, October 14 (new date). Your student should be editing or publishing at this time.

Math: Today was our math skills practice time using MobyMax Math and Khan Academy.

Science: We started working on a experiment to test how the force of magnet changes over distance.

Social Studies: Students practiced reading stories, looking for problems with scarcity, and brainstorming choices that could be made to solve the scarcity problems. Homework is to finish the Scarcity Chart if not finished in class.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 3
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 3
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: TBD): 14

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

Notes:

  • The Fall Partnership Fundraiser has started. Orders and money are due October 18 (new date). This fundraiser helps fund assemblies, supplies, and small field trips. We’ll have a separate fundraiser for our Mackinac trip.
  • Visit our 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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