Class activities for Tuesday, January 3

Spelling: We practiced common patterns for the /oi/ sound: oi, oy. We that the oi pattern is more common.

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

Reading: None today due to extra time with a science experiment.

Writing: Students worked on prewriting their next writing project, a Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook. Students will write a fiction adventure story with choices that the reader can make. Each choice can change how the story turns out. Students will publish their adventure as a website at Google Sites. See below for more details.

This project is due Tuesday, January 24. Students should be prewriting their characters, the plot, the problem to be solved, and the places of the story. Some ideas and resources are below:

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Find a complete list of resources here.

Homework is to work on writing for at least 15 minutes. Your student should be prewriting and planning at this point.

Math: We practiced using 100-grid models to place the decimal in decimal multiplication. Homework is to practice math for at least 15 minutes using MobyMax Math or Khan Academy.

Here are some Khan Academy topics your students might have missing:

Science: We completed two experiments about the muscular system. One was about what happens when muscles are overused. Another experiment was about voluntary and involuntary muscles. Homework is to finish the experiment notes started in class.

Social Studies: We started a new topic today about life in the English colonies and learned a little about the life of Ben Franklin.


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

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