Class activities for Monday, May 23

Spelling: Today was a preview of upcoming spelling words.

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 summarizing and determining importance as reading strategies.

Writing: We started our final project of the year, a compare and contrast research project called Find It, Decide It. Students will be working with a partner to research a decision, compare and contrast two choices, and to make a decision based on research. Students should try to select their final topic idea tonight. The Find It, Decide It project is due Friday, June 3.

Math: We practiced writing decimals from words, pictures, and number lines using Khan Academy today. Homework is to level up on the first four decimal skills in Khan Academy.

Science: We continued to learn about how adaptations help animals survive. Today, we learned about what special traits polar bears have that help them survive in the arctic.

Social Studies: We worked on geography skills using MobyMax Social Studies today. Many students were continuing to learn about natural resources or human geography today.

Notes:

  • Looking for a way to motivate your student to read at home? Try Don’t Break the Chain. It’s a simple way to building reading habits.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • Visit our Links page: keep track of all the websites we use for learning, or try something new.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at ParentVue or StudentVue.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 5th grade.

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