Class activities for Wednesday, May 3

Spelling: None today due to the late start.

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

Reading: None today due to the late start.

Writing: We continued to work on poetry today. We learned that another ingredient of a poem is music. A musical poem is one that has a beat, a rhythm, a rhyme, or some repeating words. Some musical poems have the same number of syllables for each line. and visual details. We also talked about using line breaks so that just one idea is on a line, rather than other forms of writing the write from edge to edge. A collection of poems will be due on Friday, May 19.

A collection of poems will be due on Friday, May 19.

To finish our information project, our I-Search Conference will on May 9.

Homework is to work on poems for 15 minutes.

Math: We worked on adding and subtraction of mixed numbers today. Homework is to practice math for at least 15 minutes using MobyMax Math or Khan Academy.

Recent skills we’ve worked on:

Science: We drew moon phase diagrams and used a simulation to see that moon phases are caused by the revolution of the moon around the earth. Here is the simulation we used. Homework is to finish analysis questions 1-5 on p. 47 if not finished in class.

Social Studies: We read about how the Revolutionary War ended with the Brittish army surrendering after being trapped by the American army and French warships.


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