Class activities for Thursday, February 21

Spelling: None today.

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 making inferences and summarizing as reading strategies.

Writing: Students started to draft their persuasive letter.

Our current writing project is a persusive essay in the form of a letter. Each student will select an issue facing our country and will share their ideas on how to improve the issue. This persuasive letter is due Wednesday, February 27.

Find more information about this project. Here is a planning checklist. Possible topics can be researched at these websites:

Math: We practiced making equivalent fractions today. Homework is Journal P9-1.

Science: We reviewed yesterday’s MiniQuiz about our recent science experiments.

Social Studies: Students read and wrote notes about the original English colonies. Homework is to finish the reading notes on notebook pp. 40-41 if not finished in class.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 1
  • Orange magnets1
  • Red magnets0
  • STAR Awards0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 8): 0

Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade online to see if your student moved their magnet.


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

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