Class activities for Tuesday, January 8

Spelling: None today.

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

Reading: We read a fantasy story about how students had to be resourceful to get out of a video game they were trapped in. Students also practiced reading skills using MobyMax Reading.

Writing: We continued to prewrite for our Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook. Today, students used a tool called Bubbl.us. It allowed them to create bubbles of ideas and link them together to make a mind map. Students use the bubbles to plan the scenes of their story and the choices the reader can make.

This project is due Wednesday, January 23.  Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Students should finish their Bubbl.us mind map showing the events and choices of their story.

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: We practiced multiplying decimals today, such as 0.6 x 0.3. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We talked about our next science topic today and took a pre-reading quiz about water shortages.

Social Studies: We started our next lesson about how and why Pilgrims travelled to the New World to settle here.

Character Strength: We are learning about perseverance this week. 

Notes:

  • Tomorrow is a late start day. School starts at 11 am.
  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework TimeHere’s a sample schedule and more ideas to get started.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • 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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