Class activities for Monday, October 14

Spelling: None today.

Cursive: Cursive workbook pp. 28-30 are due Friday.

Reading: Today was our first Literature Circles reading day. Each student received a text at their level to read with a group of students. Today they started reading their books silently and writing down in a notebook.

Writing: None today due to our technology time.

The third and last piece of the marking period is a slightly fictionalized personal narrative, due Friday, November 1. Your student should be prewriting at this time.

Math: We reviewed for tomorrow’s math test about multiplication and division. A practice test can be found on p. 34 in the math book.

Science: Students completed an experiment to test how the force of magnet changes over distance. Homework is to finish the “Breaking the Force” experiment if not done in class.

Social Studies: We reviewed scarcity, making choices, and opportunity cost today.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 3
  • Orange magnets: 3
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: TBD): 6

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 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 Hawaiian Beach Bash Halloween Party is on Thursday, October 31, from 10-12:30. Add your name to our guest list or volunteer to help here.

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

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