2.4: December 15-19

Important Dates:

12.17 Two-hour late opening, school starts at 10:45 a.m.
12.22 Winter Break begins
Raphael House Donations accepted until December 18
Raphael House supplies needed list pdf
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This week in…

Reading/Writing
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (five staves)
• Stave Four: The Last of the Three Spirits
• Stave Five: The End of It
Video: A Christmas Carol
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
This week we will focus on the conclusion and bibliography.Students will revise and edit with their peers. Final draft is due on Thursday
Authors Chair
• Students read aloud their 2039 stories

Math

Multiplication, Division, and Fractions
• Geo-board Fractions
• Egg Carton Fractions
• Name that Fraction
• Combining Egg Carton Fractions
• Fraction Story Problems

Science
Ecology
• Interdependence in nature- Salmon, blue butterfly, ants, beavers and wolves
Students will demonstrate interdependence through their connection circles
• Permaculture- decomposers:bacteria, fungi,nematodes, arthropods, and worms
• plant needs and yields throughout the year discussion

にほんご
• reading & writing
おおきなかぶ pages 8-9
• singing
うえをむいてあるこう
• vocabulary
numbers 1-999
phone numbers
months, days of the week