November 14th, 2017
Spelling: None today.
Cursive: Cursive worksheet pp. 30-32 are available and are due Friday.
Reading: We visited the book fair during our reading time today.
Writing: We reviewed adding “inner story” details about thoughts and feelings. We also reviewed adding visual details to make settings seam real.
Students also worked on drafting. Our next piece of writing is a fiction story due Monday, November 27. Your student should be drafting at this point and should be finishing their story soon. Homework is to work on writing for 15 minutes and to finish drafting.
Math: Students worked on a STAR Math test today.
Science: Students worked on their Space Fashion Show scripts again today. (more details and a sample script). The Space Fashion Show is our final project of our space unit. Students are working in groups to write a fashion show script that tells about the sun, moon, or earth (click here to find your student’s group script). One student from each group will “model” a costume of the sun, moon, or earth. The Space Fashion Show is Tuesday, November 21 at 2 pm in the small gym. Family members are invited!
Social Studies: We reviewed the powers of each branch of the government and started to write notes about each branch.
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All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 5th grade.