Class activities for Tuesday, November 26

Spelling: We practiced the homophones there/their/they’re today.

Cursive: Cursive workbook pp. 46-48 are due Monday.

Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles. Some groups worked on identifying unknown words as a reading strategy.

Writing: We started to review the idea that a writer should create realistic sounding characters by adding talking, action, and visual details. Poor behavior choices in class misused much of our work time today. Homework is to prewrite for at least 15 minutes.

Our next piece of writing is another fiction story, due Monday, December 16. Your student should be prewriting at this time.

Math: We practiced comparing numbers by looking at the place values of the numbers. Students also practiced math skills using MobyMax today.

Science: We reviewed electrical conductors and insulators today.

Social Studies: We reviewed incentives and practiced identifying positive and negative incentives.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 2
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 9): 3
  • Hours with no magnets (Last time: 5): 3

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

Notes:

  • Our field trip to the Michigan Capitol and Historical Museum is Thursday, December 5. At this time, we have filled our chaperone spaces.
  • 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, report cards, 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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