Class activities for Thursday, September 30

Spelling: Today was a continued preview of upcoming spelling words.

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

Reading: Students received their new Literature Circles books and we planned the number of pages each group will read per day. Here are the books for this cycle:

  • The Great Gilly Hopkins
  • Tuck Everlasting
  • The View from Saturday
  • Horrible Harry and the Dead Letters
  • Charlotte’s Web
  • Keeper of the Doves

Writing: We reviewed prewriting conferences and how to give and receive questions and ideas about a writing topic. Students also completed their prewriting conferences today.

    A personal narrative is due Friday, October 15. Students should be ready to start drafting tomorrow.

    Math: Students completed a math test over these ideas:

    • Prime and composite numbers
    • Square numbers and exponents
    • Factors and prime factorization

    Science: We reviewed how our body systems are crucial to keep us healthy, and how people who ingest drugs (alcohol, tobacco and other drugs) can overwhelm their body’s systems designed to remove toxins. We talked about how important it is for students to make good choices to keep their body systems and their bodies healthy.

    Social Studies: We learned about how the geography of American Indians affected their lives and what they recorded for their history.

    Behavior Update:

    • Yellow magnets: 0
    • Orange magnets: 0
    • Red magnets: 0
    • STAR Awards: 0
    • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 0

    Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet. Need help with SnapGrades?


    Our Mission:
    Every student in Room 130 leaves improved and prepared for 6th grade.

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