2.3: December 8-12

Important Dates:

12.17 Two-hour late opening, school starts at 10:45 a.m.
12.22 Winter Break begins
Raphael House Donations accepted this week and next
Raphael House pdf
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This week in…
Reading/Writing
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (five staves)
• Stave Three: The Second of the Three Spirits
• Stave Four: The Last of the Three Spirits
Biography of a Plant research (five parts)
• Part One: Introduction- lead, thesis statement
• Part Two: Topic One-Plant needs
• Part Three: Topic Two-Plant yields
• Part Four: Topic Three-Interesting facts
• Part Five: Conclusion
As discussed in class over the past three weeks, a minimum of two books from the Multnomah County Library or other sources should be brought to school and used in class.
Authors Chair
• Students read aloud of their 2039 stories
Math
Multiplication, Division, and Fractions
• Making Fractions
• Adding Fractions
• Subtracting Fractions
• The Licorice and Trail Mix Problems
• Quilt Block Fractions (Geo-boards)

Science
Ecology
• Interdependence in nature- Salmon, blue butterfly, ants, beavers and wolves
• Permaculture- decomposers:bacteria, fungi,nematodes, arthropods, and worms
• plant needs and yields discussion
にほんご

reading & writing
おおきなかぶ pages 6-7
singing
うえをむいてあるこう
vocabulary
numbers 1-999
phone numbers
months, days of the week