Class activities for Thursday, September 27

Spelling: We reviewed how adding suffixes onto base words changes their meaning and sometimes changes the spelling of the base word.

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

Reading: We continued to read a realistic fiction story about a scavenger hunt. We also practiced writing notes about important passages.

Writing: Students started their draft today. A personal narrative is due Friday, October 12.  Homework is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Your student should be drafting by now.

Math: Today was a math practice day shortened by a few schedule changes. Homework is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We wrote notes about how animals eat to get matter for growing and repairing their bodies.

Social Studies: We compared and contrasted American Indian structures and then practiced using a social studies website to review important ideas.

Character Strength: We are learning about teamwork this week.


  • The BioBlitz field trip is tomorrow, Friday, September 28 from 9:15-2:30. Students need a sack lunch with disposable containers. Chaperones, there are no bus seats available for chaperone rides. You’ll have to drive or carpool.
  • Chromebook insurance payments are due TODAY, September 27.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.
  • Sign up for a fall conference here.

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All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 6th grade.

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