Class activities for Monday, May 8

Spelling: None today.

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

Reading: None today due to working on a class technology project.

Writing: We talked about repeating words to add music to a poem. Students also worked on their poetry again today. A collection of poems will be due on Friday, May 19.

To finish our information project, our I-Search Conference will be on May 9 from 1:30-2:30. Here is the schedule. Family members are welcome to attend.

Homework is to work on poems for 15 minutes.

Math: We worked on multipling fractions and whole numbers today. Homework is to practice math for at least 15 minutes using MobyMax Math or Khan Academy.

Recent skills that should be finished:

Science: We reviewed our recent experiments about moon phases and tides. We also learned that tides are caused by the moon’s gravity pulling on the ocean water and the earth. Here is a video that explains more:

Social Studies: Students started a test about the Revolutionary War.


  • Our I-Search Conference is tomorrow, May 9 from 1:30-2:30. Here is the schedule. Family members are welcome to attend.
  • 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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