Lead21 Group Placement
The students started their assessment for Lead21 during our reading block today. The students will finish their assessment tomorrow so that I can gain a clearer understanding of their reading abilities. The students have done a great job so far with their assessment making sure to do their best.
Students were sent home with their spelling notebooks and unit 1 spelling list. At the beginning of the week, the students will sort the words based on the spelling rule for the week. My expectation is for the students to practice sorting the weekly words based on the spelling rule. At the end of the week, the students will be tested on spelling the words correctly AND identifying the correct spelling rule for the week. I will always place the word sort on the Spelling Corner page of our classroom blog for the students to use as a resource. This week, the students will be tested on long and short a words. The students sorted the words today during class time and discussed why each word followed the spelling rule. It is the responsibility of the students to make sure their spelling notebook is brought home every Monday and returned by the following Monday.
We are fortunate to have received new math materials and books this year. The students walked through all of the resources today and were very excited for the new math curriculum. The students have received a notebook with student resources and a notebook for our first chapter. The students will have the opportunity to write in these notebooks and gain a deeper understanding of the materials through all of the online math coach tutorials. I have not shown the students the online version yet; however, they will receive their own log in as soon as I am given the go ahead to start.
Daily Code (MT Notebook)
Part of the fourth grade MT standards is learning about the history of our state. The students started their notebooks today by identifying what they already know about the great state of Montana. The assignment notebook code for tonight is for the students to identify one idea they wrote in their notebook. Please then write the student's idea somewhere on today's planner page so that your student can be paid tomorrow. I hope you all have a great night and I look forward to another wonderful day of learning!