December 13th, 2016
Spelling: None today.
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 making connections as a reading strategy.
Writing: Students made revising and editing checklists by looking at weak areas on their last pieces of writing. Students used this checklist during writing today to revise and edit. worked on revising conferences today and continued to revise their own writing. Our current piece of writing, a fiction narrative, is due Friday, December 16.
Our current piece of writing, a fiction narrative, is due Friday, December 16. Homework is to work on writing for at least 15 minutes. Your student should be finished with their draft by now and editing for spelling, paragraphs, quotation marks, end marks, run-on sentences.
Math: Students worked on finishing division skills in MobyMax Math today. Homework is to practice math for at least 15 minutes using MobyMax Math or Khan Academy, preferably MobyMax if your student has unfinished division skills.
Here are some Khan Academy topics your students might have missing:
- Divide by 1-digit numbers (no remainders)
- Zeros in the dividend (no remainders)
- Zeros in the quotient (no remainders)
- Divide with remainders
- Basic multi-digit division
Science: Students worked in groups to design a creature, including what systems and organs it would need to live.
Social Studies: Students worked on the Chapter 3 test about European settlements in the New World.
- Our Fiesta Mexicana is Wednesday, December 21 from 9-noon. Family members are welcome to help out and join us. Here is our volunteer list.
- Have you set 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.