3.9: April 6-9

Important Information Please Read…..

SmarterBalanced Testing Schedule:
MATH
4.23-4.24 SmarterBalanced math practice tests 9:00-10:30 a.m.
4.27-5.1 Smarter Balanced math assessment 9:00-10:30 a.m.
LANGUAGE ARTS
5.4-5.5 SmarterBalanced language arts practice tests 9:00-10:30 a.m.
5.11-5.15 SmarterBalanced language arts assessment 9:00-10:30 a.m.
SmarterBalanced Information from PPS (including practice tests, no password required)
PPS Opt out form (pdf)
*Opt our forms must be completed and turned in at least two weeks before testing begins, in our case no later than Monday, April 13. Please call or e-mail with any questions. -Mr. Thompson

Important Dates
4.7 MAC ATTACK Sponsor sheets due
4.9 MAC ATTACK Run
4.10 Teacher Planning Day- No School
4.14 Field Trip to the Japanese Gardens, Depart at 9:30- Return at 12:00. Drivers Wanted!
Vehicle Qualification Form
Volunteer Background Check

4.15 Late Opening
4.22 Fifth Grade Earth Day Play- The Lorax Returns (In school performance only, 10:00 a.m. start time, Invite your family)
4.22 Earth Day- Plants delivered to Winterhaven for pick up (1:00- 3:30)
4.24 Glass Art with Karumi Conley
4.24 MAC ATTACK Money Due
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はなみ 花見 at Winterhaven

はなみ 花見 at Winterhaven

This week in…

にほんご 日本語

Kanji Quiz 3.6 Thursday, April 9
3.6: 先 早 草 足 村 大 男 竹 中 虫
practice quiz

Hiragana  Kanji  English
あし       足     foot
むし       虫     bug, insect
さき       先     before
くさ       草     grass
なか       中     middle
むら       村     village
たけ       竹     bamboo
おとこ     男     man
おお(きい)大    big
はや(い) 早     fast

Math
Computer-based Math:StraightAce Topics

  • Comparing Factors and Products
  • Solving Problems with Fraction and Mixed Numbers Multiplication
  • Comparing Fractional Factors and Products
  • Checking Reasonableness of Problems with Mixed Numbers
  • Multiplying by Numbers Greater Than 1
  • Multiplying by Fractions Less than 1
  • Multiplication by 1

All operations with decimals review
Problem Solving with fractions and decimals

Writing
The Lorax Returns– Individual Narrative
Suggested Outline
Part 1: The Seed (a new beginning)
Part 2: The Transition (Old thinking to new thinking)
Part 3: The Regeneration/Restoration Process
Part 4: The Sustainable Society of South Stitch

Drama
Daily Preparation with Ms. Anderson
Lines, Costumes, Songs, Music, Acting, Lighting and Stage