## 3.1: February 2-6

ATTENTION!!! Volunteers wanted for Wednesdays field trip
need at least 2 more, but the more the merrier
Transport by tri-met

Depart at 9:00 a.m.
Return by 11:30 a.m.

Important dates…

2.4 Portland Youth Philharmonic Orchestra Field Trip
Depart from Winterhaven at 9:00 a.m. via Tri-met
2.10 Japan on the Road visits our classroom 8:45-12:00
2.16 Presidents Day- No School
2.18 Late Opening

This week in…

Humanities
Watson’s Go to Birmingham, 1963
Movie
Martin Luther King Jr.
Letter From Birmingham Jail
Students will have the opportunity to read their letters, or a part of their letter to classmates

-Writing
Pechakucha: 20 in 20 (20 slides, 20 seconds per slide)
• Using our ice-berg models to organize our pechakucha
• Following the causal loop guidelines for solving problems

Science
Permaculture
• planning for the calendar year
• preparing for Spring garden beds with sustainable production for cafeteria during the months; April, May, and June.
Goals for Spring 2015
• sustainable production of greens, herbs and vegetables for the cafeteria
• increase spring and fall yields from fruit vines, trees, and bushes by examining plant needs such as sun light, soil pH, companion plants.
• create a seasonal food mandala for Winterhaven’s garden and learn how to provide food during winter months.
Systems Habit: Understanding the “big picture”

-Systems Thinking: student led activity The Day They Parachuted Cats On Borneo
Systems tools: BOTG’s and connection circle
Systems archetype: Fixes that Backfire

Math

StraightAce Online
Understanding the place value system
1. place value
2. Multiplication by powers of ten
3. Multiplying decimals by powers of ten
4. Dividing by powers of ten
5. Writing and naming decimals to thousandths
6. Comparing decimals

Fraction Concepts:

1. multiplying and dividing fractions
2. adding and subtracting fractions (borrowing and carrying over when necessary)
3. Fraction and decimal conversions
4. MATH 24- whole numbers, fractions, and decimals

Example w/ fraction
4, 1, 1/3, 2
1. 4 x 2 = 8
2. 8 x 1 = 8
3. 8 ÷ 1/3 = 24
Example with decimal
11, 5, 2, .4
1. 11 x 2 =22
2. .4 x 5 =2
3. 22 + 2 = 24
Try the next one
1, 5, 10, .5
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Friday’s Quiz
Katakana 2.5

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