Mrs. Kennedy's Classroom

Where kids become scholars...

Week of February 1st

Important Classroom Dates

February 3rd - Progress Reports

February 12th - Popcorn Day

February 15th - No School, President's Day

February 16th - TN Ready Testing (ELA, Math, & Social Studies Part I)

February 23rd - Spring Pictures

March 1st - No School - (Presidential Primary)

March 10th - Report Cards

March 25th - April 1st - Good Friday and Spring Break - No School

April 7th - Early Dismissal

What We Are Learning

For Quick resources click on the links, for additional resources visit my webpage section, "weekly resources"

  • Math -Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers
  • Reading - Text Structure
  • Writing - RAFT - POW TIDE - RIDE Strategies for writing multi-paragraph essays, focusing on matching text evidence and Revision
  • Social Studies - Revolutionary War
  • Science - Moon Phases

Noteworthy News


Click this link to access MOBY MAX, a great program that will help strengthen weak areas!


This is the website for our weekly homework codes. Students seem to love the competition and doing homework online. Encourage students to work until they get 100% on the quiz for extra practice and extra class points!

Vocabulary Words

Social Studies Newspaper Week 10 Vocabulary Words

colony: a land or settlement owned and ruled by a different country

state: a region within a country

flog: to beat, as a punishment

laureate: someone who has won an award or honor

rivalry: competition

stocks: wooden frames where a person was secured by the neck and wrists

trades: jobs or careers

market economy: an economy in which government has little or no involvement; resources are used to provide goods and services according to supply and demand.


  • Sign your student's agenda each night
  • Use Class Dojo to communicate with Mrs. Kennedy
  • If students want to improve assessment grades, they can sign up in class for a re-take to take the assessment again in the 9 weeks.
  • If students have not passed of multiplication facts, they will be working on those during part of recess/LOP


Reading Homework - Read 15-20 minutes Monday - Thursday. Parents please write the name of the book they read and the time in their agenda with your initials.


The students are doing wonderful in completing their homework on the website quizizz. They have proven to be motivated and doing well on the content! Each night there will be 1-2 required quizizz's to complete and additional bonus quizizz's for extra points.

Quizizz codes will be written in agendas and sent on Dojo as well!

Please simply send a note if students can not access the internet; they will be excused or given time in the morning to complete.

Assessments This Week

  • Writing to a Prompt
  • Compare and Contrast and Text Structure