Class activities for Monday, December 17

Spelling: None today due to extra time with writing.

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

Reading: Two groups performed their Literature Circles plays today.

Writing: Our next writing project was introduced today, a Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook. Students will write a fiction adventure story with choices that the reader can make. Each choice can change how the story turns out.  Students will publish their adventure as a website at See below for more details.

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

This project is due Wednesday, January 23. Students should be prewriting to gather ideas at this point.

Math: We practiced estimating quotients of large numbers and dividing using calculators. Homework is to finish Journal P5-7.

Science: We finished learning about how living creatures survive over time, how catastrophes are involved in making fossils and extinctions, and how animals use traits to survive.

Social Studies: Today, we reviewed the impacts of the explorers we’ve learned about, and tried to order the explorers by importance. Homework is to finish notebook pp. 31-32.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 3
  • Orange magnets: 1
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 8): 4

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


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

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