We had a very fun packed week! Parents do you want to know what we did? For math we have started the 3rd module in Eureka math (yay!) We are halfway to finish all the modules! We started to find equivalent fractions! I love fractions! We also learned how to add fractions with number lines and area models!
For science we had an assessment on what we have learned so far about plants and ecosystems. Hopefully we all got great marks! We have also started the assignment we did when we first started science! We call it our Living Systems Post Assessment!
For ELA, we got back to our main idea sheets! We also presented our Donors Choose Rational in front of our class! We had to vote for 5 people’s items we thought would be beneficial for our classroom!
For gym, we played Danger Island- it was a game that includes cooperation among other students that we haven’t worked together with! It was very fun!
On Tuesday morning, sadly we couldn’t wait outside so instead we fifth graders waited in the auditorium. You want to know what happened? Well, let me tell you, there was a rat loose on the floor of the auditorium! Mr.Slomski was brave and caught the rat! It was amazing!
On the same day we also had an amazing 5th grade orchestra performance! They played many songs that were beautiful! We also had a chorus performance on Friday! They sang many songs that we all know! Including a “Million Dreams” that was sung by 6th graders! Let’s give a round of applause for all the hard work they all put in!
Oh! Parents a very big reminder that report cards are going home on Monday! I hope everyone will get good grades and will do better on the next report card!
We had a very fun week!
Thanks for reading,
Gauthami S. and Drishti J.
We had a very short but fun last week! Parents do you wonder what we did in that short week? Last week we had 2 snow days! Can you believe that! We got a long Thanksgiving weekend! On the second snow day we had an ALD. Alongside that fun weekend, we even got a party on Wednesday for removing all the paper clips! Hooray!(this was our second party!)
For math, we got our Module 2 tests back! We kept on improving our measurement unit skills and had a small measurement check-in.
For ELA, we were making our Donors choose questionnaire/format.
For science, we did 2 amazing lab investigations! The first one was trying to break the wheat seeds’ dormancy. The second one was trying to The yeasts’ dormancy. We also used cookies to do that!( but we didn’t eat them though) Last week we also had a science check-in too!
Sadly, we couldn’t have art or gym. So we started the week off by music. Then we had library, and finally gym! On Friday, we had a half day.
Oh! And don’t forget…
Mr. G slept out on the plaza on Thursday night! We all got to wear pajamas on Friday!! On our way from the bus we saw Mr. G sleeping in his little tent! Now, you’re probably wondering why would he sleep outside in the cold, well let me tell you why: we bought in over 3000 pounds for the food pantry. A lot right! Don’t you think we had a lot of fun stuff packed in this short the three-day-school-week!
So parents, I hope you had as much fun reading this as we had writing this! So parents thanks for reading this hope you had a good Thanksgiving and a merry upcoming Christmas
Drishti and Gauthami ( :
In art, we worked on drawing shoes that were made entirely out of lines.
In math, we worked on lesson 24 which was estimating decimal division.
In science, we worked on food chains and webs for a woods ecosystem.
In ELA, we finished our book club books so we started coming up with themes for our book club books
In PE, we did fitness corners to help with all body strength and pinball to help with our throwing
In math, we did more estimating decimal division.
In science, we started the marine food chains and webs.
In ELA, we continued to come up with themes and we also started ranking averts in our book club stories.
In music, we played mountain dulcimers and discovered songs on them.
In math, we started actually solving decimal division problems.
In science, we continued learning about marine food chains and webs.
In ELA, we continued to learn about themes and ranking.
In library we found keywords for things that have to do with oil spills.
In math we had a quiz and then did our study guide.
In science we read things in FOSS and then drew aquatic animals into our notebooks.
In ELA we got new book club books and learned about the main idea.
In PE we did pinball again and we won.
In math we did lesson 28 in our eureka books.
In science we made red wiggles habitats.
Update for the week of November 4 2019
This week was a great week at Mill Pond. It was the first week completely in November. On Tuesday we had a holiday for voting. And on Monday the 11 we will have a holiday for Veterans Day. How great is that? Veterans Day is for honoring veterans that have served our country. Now for what we learned. In science we learned about systems (simple systems, complex systems and subsystems) and about Claim, Evidence & reasoning. In math we learned about fantastic tape-diagrams, measurement, and dividing by using mental math. In English language arts (ELA) we learned about good reading responses and to pay attention by knowing that you have write after. We also started book clubs that include books about inclusiveness- The book clubs are so much fun. There was a food drive which is still going on and if our school beats the school record Mr.G (our principal) will sleep outside on the school plaza on a December night in his PJ’s -how cool is that? (There will be a pajama day at school.) To make it better our Panther team is having a competition If our class brings in 50 items in total then Mrs.Kewriga will let us wear PJ’s on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. (Canned foods are a hit because they weigh more than other items.) Thanks! Check the weekly update next week for more great news and don’t forget to hit the thumbs up button bye until next time.
Thanks For Reading!
This week we had a lot of things going on! In science we learned how mosquitoes are the deadliest animal and a lot of small animals are deadlier than bigger animals, and we created a model to create our own prairie environment! In math we learned how to multiply a whole number with a decimal.(it was a lot of numbers) and we took our topics A, B, and C quizzes on Thursday. In ELA we were learning about inclusiveness and on Wednesday we had 2 people with disabilities come in to talk to us! On Thursday we were doing claims and evidence on flexible seating.
Also on Thursday we had Cocoa Cafe! This was the best week ever!
Monday: In art we were working on our Day of The Dead masks.We had our first day of science. Mrs. Buffone showed us the classroom and it was really fun. In math we came along lesson five in Module 2. We learned how to multiply 2 by 2 numbers using an area module. In E.L.A. we had a party because the paperclip chain reached the ground. We had refreshments and we watched Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. We stopped half way because we didn’t have time. (She was a bad egg).
Tuesday: In P.E. we started doing 4 on 4 soccer games on the upper field. The previous week we had done skills and we showed the skills off. In math we did 2 digit by 2 digit multiplication with the area model and standard algorithm. We learned how to drop the zero to do times 2 -digit in the standard algorithm. In E.L.a. We finished Willy Wonka the movie we started yesterday at our party. Then we started finding flexible seating to put on donors choose.
Wednesday: We had a substitute. In music we finished our Halloween songs and played them on glockenspiels. Math. We did lesson 7. We are doing 3 digit times 3 digit multiplication with area models and standard algorithm. E.L.A. We worked on our rationale for our favorite flexible seating piece to try to get them on donors choose.
Thursday: In library we learned about good websites and how we know they are useful. In math we did lesson 9 Module 2. We learned how to multiply 3 by 2 numbers and 4 by 3 numbers. In science, we learned about the deadliest animals in the world. In E.L.A. we turned our rationales into an opinion and reasons.
Friday: It was a half day so we had an Assembly about Mill pond, and what we do. In E.L.A. we did kindness poems. Mrs.Kewriga gave groups words and they made poems about them.
THANK YOU FOR READING THE WEEKLY UPDATE!!!!!
By: Mohamed and Will
What did we do this week?
Do you wonder what we did all this week? Well here is what we did. On Monday we had no school, but on Tuesday we had school and this is what we did, we did our voting for our class rep… and guess who won, it was Catherine! Congratulations!!! On Wednesday we did voting for our class co. rep and guess who won… Mohamed! Congratulations!!! On Thursday in Math, we started to do the order of operations. On Friday we Skyped an author named Jo Mach.
Here are some pictures:
Thank you for listening! Have a good weekend (:
Love Drishti <3
At school in math we did some multiplication in decimals and one of the math problems for lesson 12 is 2.1 x 3 so you would need to figure out the problem and put down how you solved it. In lesson 13 we were doing division with decimals and one of the problems from a is 1.6/4=___ so you would figure it out and put the answer down.
In social studies we have just finished up chapter 4 and it was basically about when Spain comes to America and thought it was Asia. But at some point a guy named Amerigo figured out that it was not Asia so they named it America. We also do something called Quizlet and it is supposed to make it so that we are better at knowing the facts.
In ELA we are doing something called a refrain poem yesterday about flexible seating. And it is a poem that repeats a word three times and on the last stanza so that is what we did in ELA.
So see you later when I type for the weekly updater.
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