Class activities for Thursday, May 18

Spelling: None today.

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

Reading: Students completed a STAR Reading test today.

Writing: Students worked on editing conferences today. We also talked about taking weak parts out of poems to make them sound better. A collection of poems will be due on Friday, May 19.

Homework is to work on poems for 15 minutes.

Math: Students completed a STAR Math test today. Homework is to practice math for at least 15 minutes using MobyMax Math or Khan Academy.

Science: We drew a model of the sizes of planets in our solar system. Homework is to finish the drawing and to answer the question: What did you learn about the sizes of planets from your drawing?

Social Studies: We learned about how a compromise created the two houses of our Congress and how slaves were counted as 3/5 of a person in the original Constitution.

Notes:

  • There is a Camp Information Meeting today, Thursday, at 5 pm in Room 108.
  • End of the Year Activites:
    • 5th Grade Camp is May 25-26. Find more information here.
    • Volunteer Luncheon, May 30
    • Family Walk-a-Thon, May 31
    • Field Day, June 8
    • Celebration of Life, June 12
    • 5th Grade Farewell, June 13
    • Waterpark field trip, June 14
    • 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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