Class activities for Thursday, February 20

Spelling: We reviewed the idea that some sounds are spelled differently.

Cursive: Cursive workbook pp. 72-74 are due Friday.

Reading: Students received new Literature Circles magazines today.

Writing: Students finalized their persuasive essay topics, started prewriting using a checklist, and surveyed the class to collect data. We talked about including these parts in the letter, a paragraph for each:

  1. Introduction explaining the idea and why it is helpful
  2. Prove how the idea matches a core democratic value
  3. Use some data to support the idea
  4. Restate the idea again and why it should be selected

The persuasive letter project (more details here) is due Friday, February 28. Homework is continue drafting this letter about an idea that would improve our school or community.

Math: None today due to extra time with writing.

Science: We finished reviewing our last matter and energy test today.

Social Studies: None today due to viewing the 5th grade music program.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 0
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 9): 0
  • Hours with no magnets (Last time: 22): 60

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

Multiplication Madness



We need to keep practicing our multiplication facts!


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

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