## Tuesday, May 16, 2017

### Terrific Tuesday

This morning, the students worked on their keyboarding skills using Typing Club.  Then we began our science lesson.

First, we reviewed the different types of rocks.  Then we made model rocks.  Finally, we played a Kahoot to learn more about rocks and minerals.

Next, we switched for math and took a Go Noodle brain break.  Next, we completed a warm up using parallel and perpendicular lines, and we reviewed last night's homework.  Then, we began our rotations.

During the small group lesson, we identified and drew lines of symmetry.  During math with a partner, the students played Multiplication War to increase their basic fact fluency.  Finally, during the technology rotation, the students watched a Learn Zillion lesson about identifying lines of symmetry, and took notes in their math journals.  Those who finished early, played a game called Symmetry Shoot, to practice identifying lines of symmetry.

For HOMEWORK, the students need to complete a Line of Symmetry worksheet, which was passed out in class, and is linked to GC - Holman's Homework.

After math, the students enjoyed lunch and outdoor recess.  Then they went to PE.

When we returned to class we began our literacy block.  First, I demonstrated how to complete the planning guide for our Genius Hour project.  After that, the students worked independently on the following tasks, while I met with a couple of children about their Genius Hour projects, and met with guided reading groups.

First, the children finished the smile and metaphor task from yesterday.  Next, those who hadn't done so, finished the Genius Hour KWH chart and uploaded it to Trello.  After that, they worked on a culminating activity for Shiloh, using the chart that is in GC - Reading.

Pink/Blue:  We shared the unknown words, and meanings, that they identified for homework.  Then we practiced identifying and determining the meaning of a domain specific word, in group together.  For HOMEWORK the children need to read pages 6 and 7 and identify, and define, 2 domain specific words.

Orange:  We shared the unknown words, and meanings, that they identified for homework.  Then we practiced identifying and determining the meaning of a domain specific word, in group together.  For HOMEWORK the children need to read pages 8 and 9 and identify, and define, 2 domain specific words.

Green:   We shared the unknown words, and meanings, that they identified for homework.  Then we practiced identifying and determining the meaning of a domain specific word, in group together.  For HOMEWORK the children need to read pages 8 and 9 and identify, and define, 2 domain specific words.

HOMEWORK is posted on GC - Holman's Homework.