January 15th, 2019
Spelling: We practiced when to use apostrophes and when not to.
Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due Fridays.
Reading: Students completed STAR Reading tests today.
Writing: Students continued to draft their adventure story, with the goal being to write at least a new scene each day.
This Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook project is due Wednesday, January 23. Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Students should write at least one or two new scenes each day in order to finish on time.
Choose Your Own Adventure Resources
- Here are some good student examples:
- Look through the Underground Railroad Interactive History Adventure book (hint: search for “the end” to see some of the endings of the book).
- Look at some examples of different kinds of endings in a Choose Your Own Adventure Story.
- Play Zork, or Oregon Trail.
- Find a complete list of resources here.
Math: We practiced multi-digit division today, such as 96 / 12. Our average class progress is still 59%. We haven’t been making much progress the last few days, but we have a goal of 97% by January 25. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.
Science: We read more about the details of the water shortage in our project city.
Social Studies: Students worked on a digital review and quiz about the Pilgrims and Puritans today.
Character Strength: We are learning about optimism this week.
- Is your student doing a Daily Homework Time?
Here’sa sample schedule and more ideas to get started.
- Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
- The second marking period ends on January 25.
- View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.
All students in Room 130 will do their best and get ready for 6th grade.