3.8: March 17-21

Volunteer Opportunities
• Drivers needed for our April 8 Field Trip to the Japanese Garden.
Important Dates:

3.19 Two hour late start, school begins at 10:45 (tardy bell)
3.24-3.28 Spring Break
4.7 OAKS Testing: Math, 1:30-3:00
4.8 Field trip: Japanese Garden, Depart 9:30, return 11:30 (drivers wanted)
4.11 No school- End go quarter teacher planning day
4.15 OAKS testing: Reading, 1:30-3:00
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.
5.6 OAKS testing: Science, 1:30-3:00
Portland Nursery
(Ideas for garden design to increase productivity)

Soil Food Web

Soil Food Web

This week in…

• What’s in our soil?
• Humus or Homemade N P K
• Pest control by design
Dialogs 1-4: see Japanese pages 1-4 below or pink handout
• Kaiwa
• Kanji 61-70
Unit: Fractions, decimals, and percentages
• adding and subtracting decimals
• multiplying and dividing fractions
• adding fractions, common denominators
• Math 24: Decimals and Fractions

Native American History-
• The Powhatan and Powhatan Confederacy
• John Smith and the colonists
• Chesapeake Bay
• Tobacco
Johnny Tremain
Chapter 4: The Rising Eye
Chapter 5: The Boston Observer

Ring Out The Bells of Freedom Script PDF
• Practice Your lines

• Read 2039 stories aloud to class continued
• Read 2039’s to second grade buddies
• Pechakucha projects story board, begin writing slide notes