Class activities for Thursday, November 3

Spelling: We reviewed contractions and practiced usage for the homophones they’re, there, their.

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 inferring or questioning as reading strategies.

Writing: We talked about editing for run-on sentences. Sentences should have one or two ideas, then start a new sentence.

Students also worked on editing conferences today with a partner and worked on editing their own writing.

Our last personal narrative will be due Monday, November 7; your student should be making changes by editing. Homework is to work on writing for at least 15 minutes.

Math: None today due to extra writing time. 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 by now:

Science: None today due to extra time with social studies.

Social Studies: We wrote notes in our social studies books about the Columbian Exchange. A test over Chapter two, Age of Exploration, will be tomorrow. A practice test can be found on pp. 59-60 in the social studies book.

Notes:

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

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