Class activities for Wednesday, May 1

Spelling: None today.

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

Reading: None today due to the late start schedule.

Writing: We reviewed the ingredients of poetry: imagery, music, and emotion. All poems have at least one of those elements. Students also worked on writing a poem with a musical beat or some emotion. A collection of poems will be due Sunday, May 19.

Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes.

Math: We practiced multiplying fraction word problems today. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We talked about how chromatography paper separated food coloring and we will write an explanation of this tomorrow.

Social Studies: We read about the battles of Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill today.

Character Strength: We are learning about purpose this week.

Notes:

  • Check out the GRASP program as an inexpensive way to give your student a reading or math boost over the summer. A final jumpstart before middle school!
  • One way to get your student ready for middle school is to have them do a Daily Homework Time of 15 minutes of math and writing every day.
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at JupiterGrades.
  • 5th Grade Camp is May 23-24. Find more information here.

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

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