Class activities for Monday, May 16

Spelling: Today was a preview of upcoming spelling words.

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

Reading: Today was a discussion day in Literature Circles.

Writing: We talked about using line breaks to create white space in poems.

Students also continued to work on their poetry today. A collection of poems is due into portfolios on Monday, May 23.

Math: We reviewed multiplying fractions using area models and multiplication formulas. Homework is to complete Journal pp. 268-271.

Science: None today due to an extra Social Studies time.

Social Studies: We learned about several laws passed by Great Britain that angered the colonists:

  • Proclamation of 1763: colonists couldn’t move beyond the Appalachian Mountains
  • Quartering Act: colonists had to feed and house soldiers
  • Stamp Act: colonists had to pay taxes on printed papers.

Homework is to finish Notebook p. 56 if not done in class.

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?


  • 5th Grade Camp is June 9-10. Costs are $110 and payments  are now being collected. Learn more about camp here.
  • View or edit the spring “Paper and Coffeejuice volunteer list.
  • View our class calendar.
  • Check grades, assignments, and attendance at SnapGrades.

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

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