Class activities for Monday, February 22

Spelling: None today.

Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due on Friday.

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

Writing: Students started prewriting their persuasive letter about an idea to improve our school or community. Today, students were planning the details of their idea, why it is a good idea, and what core democratic values would serve as proof that their idea is worth considering. Homework is to finish prewriting about these ideas for at least 15 minutes.

This persuasive letter project (more details here and here’s a checklist) about an idea to improve our school or community is due Friday, March 4.

Math: We practiced two-digit multiplication using the standard method today in class at 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: None today due to our musical rehearsal.

Social Studies: None today due to our musical rehearsal.


  • The 4th Grade Musical is Thursday. Students need to meet in our class at 6:15 pm, wearing something nice in black or white.
  • Spring Conferences are March 8-10. View or edit or conference time here.
  • 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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