3.5: February 22-26
2.17 Two-hour late opening
3.2 Dr. Seuss’ Birthday- Read Across America Celebration in Room 23
3.16 Two-hour late opening
3.18 Winterhaven Plant Sale order forms due
3.21-25 Spring Break
4.8 End of 3rd Quarter planning day- No School
4.20 Two-hour late opening
4.22 Earth Day- Fifth grade Earth Day performance followed by Winterhaven Plant Sale pick up
5.9 OAKS Science (State test)
5.16 & 5.17 SBAC Testing: Reading
5.23-5.26 SBAC Testing: Math
SBAC testing opt out form pdf
5.30 Memorial Day- No School
This week in…
Enrichment: Probability and the meaning of decimal fractions (theoretical and experimental).
Using data collected to inform decision making vs. data that ought play out to inform decision making.
• Rolling the Dice
• Black Jack- 52 cards
Module 4: Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions
Lesson 16: Solve word problems by using tape diagrams and fraction by fraction multiplication.
Lesson 17: Relate decimal and fraction multiplication.
Lesson 18: Relate decimal and fraction multiplication.
Lesson 19: Convert measures involving whole numbers, and solve multi-step word problems.
practice page 33 for Fridays test
• Positive Change Project:
Ice-berg thinking posters- Understanding the system by looking for patterns and trends, and interdependence. Tools- BOTG’s and connection circles
• The Lorax regeneration project- Small group innovation through iceberg thinking posters
• Class project- Writing a play for Earth Day
New Green Team group assignments
Systems Ecology continued…
Regeneration process- Turning dirt to soil and letting nature do all/most of the work.
Topic: Soil- abiotic and biotic properties