Class activities for Tuesday, February 3

Spelling: We reviewed compound words and learned common spelling patterns for the /k/ sound.

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

Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles; some groups worked on making connections as a reading strategy.

Writing: Students worked on drafting their essay today. Homework is to finish the draft essay today and be ready to revise tomorrow.

Here’s a sample that we started writing a literary essay together.

A literary essay will be due Friday, February 6.

Math: We practiced dividing with two-digit divisors today. Students also practiced division using Khan Academy. Here are some skills we’ve been working on lately:

Homework is to practice math for 15 minutes or more using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We discussed last week’s experiments. Students also completed a MiniQuiz about investigations 5-8.

Social Studies: We started to learn about the similarities and differences between the New England, Middle, and Southern colonial regions.


  • Tomorrow is a late start day. School starts for students at 11:00 am.
  • Third marking period report cards are available at StudentVue.
  • Middle school course request sheets are due February 13.
  • Our class will be performing a play in March, The Legend of Lightning Larry. All students will have a part and will need to be at some after school practices and the performance.
  • Visit our Links page: keep track of all the websites we use for learning, or try something new.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, report cards, behavior, assignments, and attendance online.

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

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