Class activities for Tuesday, March 24

Spelling: Today was a preview of upcoming spelling words.

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

Reading: Today we practiced our class play.

Writing: Students continued to work on the draft of their fiction novel project or to start revising.

Each student has a daily writing goal of 150-400 words. The novel project is due Friday, March 27. Students should be nearing the end of their draft and be ready to start revising soon. Check StudentVue for your student’s progress.

Math: Today we practiced making equivalent fractions

Here are recent skills that should be finished:

It would be helpful for students to continue working on these skills at home if they haven’t had enough time in class to master them.

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: We finished learning about Newton’s laws of motion. Homework is to finish analysis questions 1-5 on p. 36.

Social Studies: None today due to making posters for our class play.


  • Our next play practice is Wednesday, March 25 from 4-5. This is a dress rehearsal; students please wear your costume.
  • Our class play, The Legend of Lightning Larry, will be on March 31. Here is the practice schedule. Our shows are at 10 am, 10:30 am, and 6:30 pm. Students please arrive at 5:30 on the night of 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.
  • Fifth Grade Camp is May 7-8, 2015. Costs are $100 and payments are being accepted through May.

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

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