Class activities for Tuesday, January 16

Spelling: None today.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 42-44 are available and due tomorrow. Cursive pp. 45-47 are available and are due Friday.

Reading: We read a realistic fiction story about helping during Hurricane Katrina.

Writing: Students worked on their Google Site gamebook again today, trying to write a new scene.

Our current writing project is a Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook. Students are writing a fiction adventure story with choices that the reader can make. Each choice can change how the story turns out. Students will publish their adventure as a website at Google Sites. See below for more details. Homework is to work on writing for 15 minutes, trying to complete one or two pages/scenes a day.

This project is due Tuesday, January 23. Some ideas and resources are below:

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Find a complete list of resources here.

Math: We practiced multiplying using the partial products method to break apart large numbers. Homework is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Here are some recent skills your student should have completed by now:

 

Science: We wrote notes about the differences between states of matter. We also started testing how states of matter can change to other states.

Social Studies: We read a book called “Ox-Cart Man” about a family that had to use resources to help provide for their needs. Students wrote notes about economic ideas in the book.

Character Strength: We are learning about hope and optimism this week.

Notes:

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

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