Class activities for Thursday, September 27

Spelling: We reviewed common /or/ spelling patterns and the there/their/they’re homophones.

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

Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles. Some groups worked on determining importance and making connections as reading strategies.

Writing: Today was a drafting day in writing.

The next piece of writing, a personal narrative, will be due on Friday, October 12. Students should be drafting at this point.

Math: We practiced rounding today. Homework is to finish Journal P2-2.

Science: We started a study of biology and body systems. Today, we started to learn about the skeletal system. Students used index cards to model bones. We noticed that the tube shapes were stronger than square or tent-shaped model bones. Homework is to finish the Saved By a Skeleton page if not done in class.

Social Studies: We reviewed adaptations the Inuit people made for their harsh Arctic environment. Students also worked on learning three key words for this study: migration, environment, and adaptation. Homework is to finish Notebook pp. 12 and 14 if not done in class.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 5
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 8): 14

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


  • Half day tomorrow due to Homecoming!
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • Coming soon: view grades, assignments, and attendance at ParentVue.

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

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