Class activities for Thursday, May 2

Spelling: None today.

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

Reading: Today was a reading day in Literature Circles. Students read an informational text about Mars and wrote notes.

Writing: We learned about adding music to poems using alliteration (same beginning sounds) or with onomatopoeia (words like splash, bam, whoosh). Students also continued working on their poem collection.

A collection of poems will be due Sunday, May 19. Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes.

Math: We started a district math test today. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: Students wrote a scientific explanation about why a food coloring mixture on a piece of paper separated when water was added.

Social Studies: Students worked on a digital review and quiz about the start of the American Revolution.

Character Strength: We are learning about purpose this week.


  • 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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