Class activities for Monday, October 9

Spelling: None today.

Cursive: Cursive worksheet pp. 13-15 are available and are due Friday.

Reading: We started reading about how science creates new knowledge. We also started reading about motion. Today was a reading day in Literature Circles; students read silently and wrote notes about their reading.

Writing: Students worked on revising conferences today. A personal narrative is due Monday, October 16, and the minimum length is one page. Your student should be almost done revising by now. Homework is to work on writing for 15 minutes.

Math: We talked about drawing pictures when solving number stories. Students also worked on MobyMax Math today. Homework is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We read about the lower gravity on the moon and how it affects how astronauts move and how much they weigh.

Social Studies: We started learning about what type of government we have. We learned that our government is constitutional, a democracy, and is a republic, meaning we elect representatives.

Character Strength: We are learning about Perspective for a second week.

Notes:

  • Have you helped your student plan a Daily Homework Time? This is a daily (Monday through Thursday) time of 40 minutes for students to work on math, writing, math facts, cursive, or other homework. Maybe it’s right after school, or at 5 pm, or right after dinner. The idea is that your student is working each day on something to make them smarter. Here is a sample schedule and more ideas.
  • 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 Jupiter Ed.

Our Mission:
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 5th grade.

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