Class activities for Thursday, February 26

Spelling: None today.

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

Reading: Students continued to audition for parts for our class reader’s theatre play, The Legend of Lightning Larry.

Writing: Students worked on editing conferences and editing today. A finished essay should contain these parts:

  1. Introduction describing a public policy problem in America (vaccines, fighting ISIS, body cameras for police officers, healthy foods for schools, etc.).
  2. Their opinion about a solution to the problem.
  3. Some kind of data to support their opinion.
  4. At least one core democratic value to support their opinion.
  5. A conclusion restating their data and opinion.

A persuasive Letter to the Editor (guidelines) about a public policy issue facing the US will be due Friday, February 27.

Resources:

Math: We continued to practice multiplying decimals today. We’ll be reviewing this and dividing decimals over the next several days. Here are some skills we’ve been working on lately or will begin soon:

Homework is to practice math for 15 minutes or more using MobyMax or Khan Academy, and to work on MobyMax FactMaster for 5 minutes.

Science: None today due to 5th grade musical practice.

Social Studies: None today due to 5th grade musical practice.

Notes:

  • The 5th Grade Musical is tonight at 7:30 pm. Students should meet in the classroom at 7:15 pm.
  • Spring conferences are March 10-12. View or edit your time here. 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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