Class activities for Tuesday, February 19

Spelling: We worked on a writing log entry for our Choose Your Own Adventure stories, logging bright spots and areas to work on. Also, we’ll have a spelling test this week.

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

Reading: We started planning our class play, which we will begin practicing next week.

Writing: Students worked on drafting their literary essay today. Here is a literary essay we started together using the elements of an essay. And here is an example essay to look at. A literary essay is due Friday, February 22.

Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Your student should be finishing their draft tonight.

Math: We practiced dividing problems like 5.22 / 0.11. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We wrote notes about phases of water and drew a diagram of water molecules in the liquid and gas phases.

Social Studies: We read about what life was like in the middle colonies.

Character Strength: We are learning about love more this week.


  • Our class is practicing and performing a play in March, called The Legend of Lightning Larry. Here is our practice schedule.
  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework Time? Here’s a sample scheduleand more ideas to get started.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • The second marking period ends today.
  • 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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