Class activities for Monday, January 30

Spelling: We practiced common spelling patterns for soft syllable endings with the /er/ sound: writer, dollar, color.

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

Reading: Today was a reading skills and AR practice day with a guest teacher.

Writing: Students checked out a book from the library to write a literary essay about (here’s our  example essay). A literary essay will be due Friday, February 10. Homework is to work on prewriting the essay for at least 15 minutes.

Math: We practiced dividing whole numbers and showing the remainder as a decimal. Homework is to practice math for at least 15 minutes using MobyMax Math or Khan Academy.

Science: We learned about the nervous system today. Homework is to finish the brain note pages started in class.

Social Studies: Students finished learning about daily colonial life with a guest teacher. Homework is to finish reading pp. 114-119 and writing notes. Students also worked on digital assessments in class, and we’ll have more time tomorrow to finish this.

Notes:

  • Our class will be performing a class play in March. Here are the after school class practice and performance times. Hopefully getting the schedule early will allow everyone to work out scheduling conflicts.
  • Middle school course request sheets are due February 14.
  • 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.

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

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