Class activities for Friday, January 18

Spelling: None today due to Eagle Time.

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

Reading: Today was a reading skills practice day using MobyMax Reading Stories.

Writing: Students continued to draft their adventure story, with the goal being to write at least a new scene each day.

This Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook project is due Wednesday, January 23.  Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Your student should be nearing at least 10 pages on their website and should be done with their draft this weekend.

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: Students completed a STAR Math test today.

Science: We reviewed what we learned in chapter 1 of our topic and looked ahead to our next experiment.

Social Studies: We started to work on a leader lesson about being proactive and being in charge of our own actions, attitudes and moods.

Character Strength: We are learning about optimism this week. 

Notes:

  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework TimeHere’s a sample schedule and more ideas to get started.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • The second marking period ends on January 25.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 6th grade.

Class activities for Thursday, January 17

Spelling: Today was the McGrath Spelling Bee. Congratulations to our class representatives, James and Donald, who made it all the way to the last four participants. And Donald was the 5th grade champion!

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

Reading: None today due to a health and nutrition lesson.

Writing: Students continued to draft their adventure story, with the goal being to write at least a new scene each day.

This Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook project is due Wednesday, January 23.  Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Your student should be nearing at least 10 pages on their website.

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: We practiced multi-digit division today, such as 5296 / 31. Our average class progress is 66%, but many students are behind that amount. We have a goal of 97% by January 25. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We wrote a letter to our project city, East Ferris, about why they have a water shortage.

Social Studies: Students worked on a digital review and quiz about the Pilgrims and Puritans today and we started to learn about French settlements. Homework is to finish the digital review and quiz if not done in class.

Character Strength: We are learning about optimism this week. 

Notes:

  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework TimeHere’s a sample schedule and more ideas to get started.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • The second marking period ends on January 25.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 6th grade.

Class activities for Tuesday, January 15

Spelling: We practiced when to use apostrophes and when not to.

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

Reading: Students completed STAR Reading tests today.

Writing: Students continued to draft their adventure story, with the goal being to write at least a new scene each day.

This Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook project is due Wednesday, January 23.  Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Students should write at least one or two new scenes each day in order to finish on time.

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: We practiced multi-digit division today, such as 96 / 12. Our average class progress is still 59%. We haven’t been making much progress the last few days, but we have a goal of 97% by January 25. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We read more about the details of the water shortage in our project city.

Social Studies: Students worked on a digital review and quiz about the Pilgrims and Puritans today.

Character Strength: We are learning about optimism this week. 

Notes:

  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework TimeHere’s a sample schedule and more ideas to get started.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • The second marking period ends on January 25.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 6th grade.

Class activities for Monday, January 14

Spelling: We used this time to work on our Leadership Notebook today.

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

Reading: We read expository passages today about how butterflies and moths use wing patterns to survive, and also about patterns in rocks.

Writing: Students continued to draft their adventure story. We talked about making sure each scene is long enough to have some talking, action, and visual details.

This Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook project is due Wednesday, January 23.  Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Students should write at least one or two new scenes each day in order to finish on time.

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: We practiced estimating division problems today. Our average class progress is 59%, with a goal of 97% by January 25. Some students are very behind. Ask your student to show you their progress. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We read more about how people can cause water shortages by polluting water, overuse, or overpopulating drought-prone areas.

Social Studies: We finished reading about the Pilgrims and Puritans today..

Character Strength: We are learning about optimism this week. 

Notes:

  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework TimeHere’s a sample schedule and more ideas to get started.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • The second marking period ends on January 25.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 6th grade.

The greatest danger

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Originally posted 2016-03-26 08:21:19. Republished by Blog Post Promoter