2.8: January 21-24

Volunteer Opportunities

Important Dates
1.22 Two Hour Late Opening
1.23 PTSA Variety Show 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.
1.28 Teacher Planning Day- No School
2.18 Presidents Day- No School

Nature in repair mode. One permaculture principle asks us to understand and work with succession.

Nature in repair mode. One permaculture principle asks us to understand and work with succession.

This week in…
Math
Multiplication, Division and Fractions
• Egg carton fractions
• Name the fraction
• Fraction story problems
Green Team- Math measurement group presentations continued
Humanities
Reading
Socratic Seminar #3
Text: The American Dream by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Watson’s Go to Birmingham- 1963
Chapter 6: Swedish Cremes and Welfare Cheese
Chapter 7: Every Chihuahua in America Lines Up to Take a Bite out of Byron
Chapter 8: The Ultra-Glide!
Chapter 9: The Watson’s Go to Birmingham- 1963

Writing
• Practicing to read aloud our 2038 stories
• Plant biographies, strong lead and thesis statement
• Positive Change Ice-berg posters using behavior over time graphs, connection circles, causal loops and ladder of inference to articulate mental models.

Science
Permaculture- work in native plant, bug, and bird garden. Building top soil and planning for Spring planting. Maintenance on pathways in food forest, mapping our five work areas, needs assessment. Designing garden guilds for synergetic effect.

にほんご
– kanji (1-10)
右 下 雨 花 日 貝 王 一 音 円

– reading ue wo muite arukou in hiragana (ひらがな)
– conversation dialogues from listening lab