Class activities for Monday, May 14

Spelling: We reviewed irregular verbs:

  • sell/sold
  • build/built
  • keep/kept
  • stick/stuck
  • see/saw

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

Reading: Students read Literature Circles plays to work on oral reading fluency.

Writing: We learned about how to use fragments to create a poem. Here is a fragment poem we wrote together:

Bus Ride to Mackinac

Kids talking
Children playing
People waiting
Watching movies
Playing card games
Bus bumping
Sun rising
Excitement growing
Bridge appearing
People cheering!

Students also continued to work on their poems. A collection of poems will be due into portfolios on Monday, May 21.

Math: We reviewed how to convert between improper fractions and mixed numbers. We also practiced adding and subtracting mixed numbers. Homework is to finish Journal P12-7. Here is the Khan Academy skill for adding and subtracting mixed numbers.

Science: We started to learn about requirements for life. We made a list of requirements and will test them using plants this week.

Social Studies: We started to learn about why it is important to have a government and laws.


Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 7
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 7

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


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

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