Class activities for Tuesday, February 9

Spelling: None today.

Cursive: Cursive pages 52-54 are available and due on Thursday.

Reading: Students received magazines today to practice informational reading.

Writing: Students worked on revising their essays today. Homework is to work on writing for at least 15 minutes.

A literary essay will be due Tuesday, February 16; here’s a sample essay and here’s an example essay we wrote together. Students should be finished with their draft by now and revising.

Math: We practiced multiplying two-digit numbers using arrays, and then students worked on the skill at Khan Academy. Here are some skills we’ve been working on lately:

Homework is to practice MobyMax Math or Khan Academy for at least 15 minutes.

Science: Students worked on a district science test today.

Social Studies: We started a new topic on government today. We talked today about the types of questions scientists ask about government: Why do we have a government? How is it organized? What is the purpose? What would happen if we had no government?


  • Our Feb Factor Valentine’s party is Thursday, February 11 from 9-noon. Here’s our volunteer list. We still need a few volunteers to help with serving food and games.
  • The Mackinac trip page has been updated with behavior expectations: students that have three or more office referrals starting in the third marking period may lose the privilege to attend the trip.
  • Looking for a way to motivate your student to read at home? Try Don’t Break the Chain. It’s a simple way to building reading habits.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • Visit our Links page: keep track of all the websites we use for learning, or try something new.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at ParentVue or StudentVue.

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

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