Category Archive for 'Daily class activities'

Class activities for Wednesday, February 20

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Spelling: Students continued to work 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 tomorrow.

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

Reading: Students practiced reading our class play script with good speed, tone, accuracy, and volume.

Writing: Students worked on revising conferences with a partner and on revising their own 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 done drafting and revising by now by making improvements.

Math: We practiced dividing problems like 5.22 / 0.11. We are nearing the end of our class work time with division. Ask your student how much tye have finished! Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We used a simulation to model how water vapor rises in the air, cools in the upper atmosphere, condenses as water drops, then falls as rain.

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

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

Notes:

  • 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.

Class activities for Tuesday, February 19

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

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.

Notes:

  • 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.

Class activities for Friday, February 15

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Spelling: None today. We’ll have a spelling test next week.

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

Reading: Students worked on a reading assessment using MobyMax.

Writing: Students worked on prewriting their literary essay today. Some also worked on prewriting conferences and began their draft. 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 done prewriting by this weekend and starting their draft.

Math: Today was a work day to we practiced more decimal division. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: None today.

Social Studies: None today.

Character Strength: We are learning about love this week.

Notes:

  • 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.

Feb Factor 2019

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Feb Factor 2019

82 new photos · Album by Christian Howd

Thanks for everyone that donated food! We had plenty! Check out the pictures above for our crazy games, cards, and lunch!

Class activities for Wednesday, February 13

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Spelling: We reviewed irregular verbs, which are verbs that cannot be made past tense by adding –ed. Examples: see/saw, go/went, tell/told. This will be the skill tested on Friday’s spelling test.

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

Reading: None today due to a class about coping strategies when dealing with emotions.

Writing: We continued writing a literary essay together using the elements of an essay. Students also selected a book to write an essay on. Here is also 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. Starting tonight, your student can begin working on their literary essay. Students should read the book those chose today, decide what the book is teaching about (the theme), and then work on some prewriting.

Math: Today we practiced more decimal division like 2.4÷ 80. Homework on weekdays is to practice math for 15 minutes using MobyMax or Khan Academy.

Science: We read a little about the phases of water and what water molecules look like.

Social Studies: We read about the New England, Middle, and Southern colonial regions. They each had their own type of climate and natural resources which influenced how the colonists lived.

Character Strength: We are learning about love this week.

Notes:

  • Our Feb Factor Valentine’s Party is Thursday, February 14 from 9-noon. See our volunteer and guest list here.
  • Middle school course request sheets are due February 14.
  • 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 schedule and 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.