Class activities for Monday, January 6

Spelling: None today.

Cursive: Cursive pp. 45-47 are available and are due Friday.

Reading: We started a new topic and read a realistic fiction story about helping our communities.

Writing: Today, students continued to prewrite their Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook using again to planning their story and where choices will happen.

In this project, students will write a fiction adventure story with choices that the reader can make. Each choice can change how the story turns out. Students will publish their adventure as a website at Google Sites. See below for more details. Homework on weekdays is to work on writing for 15 minutes. Students should finish their prewriting map to they are ready to begin drafting tomorrow.

This project is due Wednesday, January 22. Some ideas and resources are below:

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: We used MobyMax Math to practice multiplication again today. Elven students are finished with the one-digit multiplication lesson, meaning that 17 students are not finished yet. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We used a model to show how an organism uses light to see an object and then uses its memories to recognize what to do with the object.

Social Studies: We reviewed our rights and responsibilities as Americans.

Character Strength: We are learning about optimism this week.


  • Wednesday is a late start day; school begins at 11 am.
  • Family Math and Science Night is January 30 from 5:30-7:00 pm. Lots of fun experiments, math games, and free hot dogs! Please come!
  • Is your student doing a Daily Homework Time? Here’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 5th grade.

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