3.2: February 3-7

Volunteer Opportunities

Various berry shrubs and mulberry tree for Winterhaven's Food Forest

Various berry shrubs and a mulberry tree for Winterhaven’s Food Forest.

Important Dates
2.18 Presidents Day- No School
2.28 Garden work party 3:00-5:00 p.m.
3.5  Field Trip- Arlene Schnitzer, Portland Youth Philharmonic

This week in…
Math
Pascal’s Triangle
Probability

• Collecting data then creating circle and bar graphs
• creating probability games using dice and playing cards
• making game instructions sheet and theoretical probability model to go with game
Green Team- Math measurement project work time. Asking then answering important questions. Presenting data collected in order to gain support.

Humanities
Reading
Socratic Seminar #5
Text: About Revenge- Francis Bacon

Watson’s Go to Birmingham- 1963
Chapter 11: Babo Brazil Meets the Shiek
Chapter 12: That Dog Won’t Hunt No More
Chapter 13: I Meet Winnie’s Evil Twin Brother, the Wool Pooh
Chapter 14: Every Bird and Bug in Birmingham Stops and Wonders
Chapter 15: The World-Famous Watson Pet Hospital

Writing
Writing trait focus: sentence fluency and organization.
• Plant Biographies: review paragraphs 1-4, writing a strong, interesting conclusion.
Paragraph 1: strong lead and thesis statement
Paragraph 2: Plant Needs
Paragraph 3: Plant Yields
Paragraph 4: Plant Propagation
Paragraph 5: Conclusion
Bibliography
We will begin reading aloud our plant biographies on Thursday

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. Planting berry shrubs and native plants. Begin planting seeds in classroom

にほんご
– kanji (11-20)
 休       
– reading ue wo muite arukou in hiragana (ひらがな)
– conversation dialogues from listening lab, Dialogues 1 and 2 review, 3 and 4 new.