3.5: February 24-28

Volunteer Opportunities

From "Hurricane on the Bayou"

From “Hurricane on the Bayou” -IMAX

Important Dates:
2.28 Garden work party 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3.5  Field Trip- Arlene Schnitzer, Portland Youth Philharmonic (11:30), Depart Winterhaven at 10:45, Transportation by Tri-met.
*Donations for bus fee and field trip permission slips accepted this week
3.19 Two hour late start, school begins at 10:45 (tardy bell)
3.24-3.38 Spring Break
4.8 Field trip: Japanese Garden, Depart 9:30, return 11:30 (drivers wanted)
4.11 No school- End go quarter teacher planning day
4.16 Two hour late start, school begins at 10:45 (tardy bell)
4.23 Fourth/Fifth Grade Musical: Ring Out the Bells of Freedom, 6:30 p.m.

This week in…

• Working with Pascal’s Triangle
• The Dragon’s Lair Problem, parts 1 and two
fractions, decimals, and percentages
• Fraction of an Hour story problems
Socratic Seminar: Watershed Wisdom of the Beaver
• ladder of inference activity
• connection circle presentations

Johnny Tremain
Chapter 1: Up And About
Chapter 2: The Pride of Your Power

• Read plant biographies aloud to class
• Prepare/revise in computer lab for reading of “2039”

Video: Hurricane on the Bayou
Concepts: levee system, topography mapping, sedimentation, brackish environments, hurricanes

Permaculture- food forest garden
• Zone 1 plantings
• companion planting on all five areas
• Continue work on path and aesthetics
• Determining next steps

• dialogs 1-4: see Japanese page (pink handout)
• Kanji 31-40     十   女  小    森