3.9: March 31-April 4

Volunteer Opportunities
• Drivers needed for our April 8 Field Trip to the Japanese Garden.
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Important Dates:
4.7 OAKS Testing: Math, 1:30-3:00
4.7 MAC Attack Sponsor Forms Due
4.8 Field trip: Japanese Garden, Depart 9:30, return 11:30 (drivers wanted)
4.10 MAC Attack Run
4.11 No school- End of 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)
4.22 Earth Day Plant Pick Up, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
4.23 Glass Art with Kurumi Conley
4.23 Fourth/Fifth Grade Musical: Ring Out the Bells of Freedom, 6:30 p.m.
5.6 Taiko residency begins, part 2
5.6 OAKS testing: Science, 1:30-3:00
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This week in…

Science
Permaculture-
• What’s in our soil? Soil Food Web (Bacteria and Fungi)
• Humus (Homemade N P K)
• Pest control by design

にほんご
• Kaiwa-
一:すみせん、えいごがわかりますか。
二:すみません、にほんごがわかりますか。
三:おはようございます。
四:すみません、あなたは、にほんじんですか。
五:すみません、すみません。
六:こんにちは。
• 上を向いてあるこう
• Kanji 71-80:
百 文 木 本 名 目 立 力 林 六
See Independent practice page for links

Math
Unit: Fractions, decimals, and percentages
• Multiplying decimals to hundredths
• Building a deck, multiplication of decimal and concrete models
• Multiplying decimals dominos game
• Dividing decimals using money and menus
• Math 24: Decimals and Fractions

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Humanities
Native American History-
• John Smith and the colonists
• Chesapeake Bay and the Powhatan 
• Tobacco
• Trends in England

Reading

Johnny Tremain
Chapter 5: The Boston Observer
Chapter 6: Salt-Water Tea
Chapter 7: The Fiddler’s Bill

Ring Out The Bells of Freedom Script 

Writing
• Read 2039’s to second grade buddies
• Pechakucha projects (20 slides, 20 seconds per slide) Finish slides 1-5.