October 28th, 2016
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 skills and AR practice day.
Writing: We talked about making characters seem real by describing their behavior, showing their actions, and including dialogue.
Students also worked on revising today. Our last personal narrative will be due Monday, November 7; your student should be making changes by revising. Homework is to work on writing for at least 15 minutes.
Math: We practiced single and double-digit multiplication today. Students also worked on math skills at Khan Academy or MobyMax. Homework is to practice math for at least 15 minutes using MobyMax Math or Khan Academy.
Here are some Khan Academy topics your students should be finished with this week:
- Rounding decimals
- Adding decimals
- Subtracting decimals
- Distributive Property
- Multiplication Without Regrouping
- Multiplication With Regrouping
- Multiplying 2-Digit Numbers
Science: Students completed a science experiment about which part of a hand is more sensitive, fingers, palm, or wrist. We also practiced completing experiments while changing only one variable at a time. Homework is to finish analysis questions 1-4 on p. 24.
Social Studies: Students completed digital assessments for Lesson 2.2 about Spanish explorers. Homework is to finish the Key Ideas, Got It? and quiz if not done in class.
- Fall conferences are November 15-17. View, edit, or sign up for conferences online.
- Our class Hawaiian Beach Bash party is Friday, November 4 from 9-noon. Here’s our volunteer and guest sign up list.
- Have you set up a Daily Homework Time for your student? Consider 15 minutes of math, 15 minutes of writing, and 20 minutes of something else to make a brain smarter!
- Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
- View links to all the websites we use in class.
- View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 6th grade.