Class activities for Friday, April 28

Spelling: We reviewed homophones today and finding homophones in several proverbs.

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

Reading: Today was a reading skills practice day.

Writing: We learned about animating bulleted lists on a slide so that the audience doesn’t read ahead.

Students also worked on editing and publishing today. Students will share their research as a digital presentation during our I-Search Conference on May 9 (new date). Homework is to finish slides for their presentation. Students were asked to include at least 7 slides in their presentation.

Math: None today due to the Talent Show. Homework is to practice math for at least 15 minutes using MobyMax Math or Khan Academy.

Recent skills we’ve worked on:

Science: Today was the second session of the Jet Toy Challenge. Last week, students built a chassis. Today, they used tubes and balloons to create a “jet” engine. Students tested different diameters of tubes and different weights of cars to see which combination made their car travel the farthest.

Social Studies: None today.

Notes:

  • Grand Blanc offers a summer school step up program for language arts and math. The courses are offered during the morning in June. Find more information and registration forms here.
  • 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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