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Originally posted 2016-07-16 08:18:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Class activities for Friday, January 17

Spelling: None today.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 48-50 are available and were due today.

Reading: We learned about the Civil Rights movement and Martin Luther King Jr. during this time and also started reading a little about this time of history.

Writing: Students worked on editing their Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook.

Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Students should be revising by adding new details, or editing at this point.

This project is due Wednesday, January 22. Some ideas and resources are below:

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: Today was our last class work day to work on two-digit multiplication in MobyMax Math. We’ll try to finish up two-digit multiplication in Khan Academy next week. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: Students pairs explained the vision models they made yesterday to another group of students. Homework is to finish notebook p. 89 if not done in class.

Social Studies: We used this time to learn about Martin Luther King Jr.

Character Strength: We are learning about prudence this week.

Notes:

  • No school on Monday, January 20 and 27.
  • Family Math and Science Night is January 30 from 5:30-7:00 pm. Lots of fun experiments, math games, and free hot dogs! Please come!
  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework Time? Here’s a sample schedule and more ideas to get started.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.

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

Class activities for Thursday, January 16

Spelling: We started practicing common spelling patterns for the /s/ sound.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 48-50 are available and are due Friday.

Reading: We used this time to work on building a model in science.

Writing: Students worked on revising their Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook. The goal is to write a new page every day, with a minimum of seven pages for this project. If a student writes one page at school and home each day, they will end up with 14 pages!

Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Students should be finished with their Google Site adventure story and should have at least seven pages completed by now. Each page should have a mix of talking, action, and visual details.

This project is due Wednesday, January 22. Some ideas and resources are below:

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: Some students were again working on finishing two-digit multiplication in MobyMax Math, and others were working on other topics. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: Students worked with partners to make a model of how different types of eyes see in bright light and low light.

Here’s what the students came up with:

Vision Models

10 new photos added to shared album

Social Studies: None today due to extra science.

Character Strength: We are learning about prudence this week.

Notes:

  • No school on Monday January 30 and 27.
  • Family Math and Science Night is January 30 from 5:30-7:00 pm. Lots of fun experiments, math games, and free hot dogs! Please come!
  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework Time? Here’s a sample schedule and more ideas to get started.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.

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

Class activities for Wednesday, January 15

Spelling: Today was a preview of upcoming spelling words.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 48-50 are available and are due Friday.

Reading: We read a biography about someone that protested coal mining that caused pollution.

Writing: We looked at more scenes from adventure stories to notice how the endings were written and how the scenes were balanced with talking, action, and visual details.

Students continued drafting their Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook. The goal is to write a new page every day, with a minimum of seven pages for this project. If a student writes one page at school and home each day, they will end up with 14 pages!

Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Students should be drafting their Google Site adventure story and should have at least seven pages completed by now.

This project is due Wednesday, January 22. Some ideas and resources are below:

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: Some students were working on finishing two-digit multiplication in MobyMax Math, and other were working on other topics. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: Today was a health and nutrition lesson.

Social Studies: We wrote more notes about writes being taken away and started looking at home to improve the government of a fictional country.

Character Strength: We are learning about prudence this week.

Notes:

  • No school on Monday January 30 and 27.
  • Family Math and Science Night is January 30 from 5:30-7:00 pm. Lots of fun experiments, math games, and free hot dogs! Please come!
  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework Time? Here’s a sample schedule and more ideas to get started.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.

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

Class activities for Tuesday, January 14

Spelling: None today.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 48-50 are available and are due Friday.

Reading: Students completed a STAR Reading test today.

Writing: We looked at more scenes from adventure stories to notice how the endings were written and how the scenes were balanced with talking, action, and visual details.

Students continued drafting their Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook. The goal is to write a new page every day, with a minimum of seven pages for this project. If a student writes one page at school and home each day, they will end up with 14 pages!

Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Students should be drafting their Google Site adventure story and should have at least six pages completed by now.

This project is due Wednesday, January 22. Some ideas and resources are below:

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: None today due to art. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: None today due to extra social studies.

Social Studies: We wrote a summary of the Bill of Rights. We also read about some fictional scenarios and determined which rights were being taken away.

Character Strength: We are learning about prudence this week.

Notes:

  • Family Math and Science Night is January 30 from 5:30-7:00 pm. Lots of fun experiments, math games, and free hot dogs! Please come!
  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework Time? Here’s a sample schedule and more ideas to get started.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.

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