Class activities for Thursday, September 13

Spelling: We reviewed rules for capital letters today.

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

Reading: We continued to read our shared reading book, Esperanza Rising.

Writing: Students worked on drafting for their current piece of writing.  The first piece of writing, a personal narrative, will be due on Friday, September 21.

Math: We reviewed fractions and decimals today. Students also learned how to convert a fraction into a decimal by dividing. For example, the fraction 3/5 is 3 divided by 5. Standard division can be used to divide to arrive at a decimal answer. Math book p. 8 has a review of converting fractions into decimals.

Homework is to finish Journal P1-2.

Science: We reviewed matter and energy today, ideas we learned in fourth grade.

Social Studies: None today due to a scheduled math skills time.

Constitution Day is Monday, September 17. Learn why are country doesn’t have kings, how we started the Revolution, and the Preamble to the Constitution.

Here’s the Preamble to the Constitution:

We the people
In order to form a more perfect union,
Establish justice, insure domestic tranquility,
Provide for the common defense,
Promote the general welfare and
Secure the blessings of liberty
To ourselves and our posterity
Do ordain and establish this Constitution
For the United States of America.

Here’s the song:

The Preamble of the Constitution

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 2
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 8): 5

Coming soon: Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at ParentVue to see if your student moved their magnet.


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

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