3.6: February 29-March 4

Fifth Grade Plant Sale
Order Form PDF (page1page2)
Information Sheet PDF (page 1)

-Payment to Winterhaven School, turn in to office
-Orders accepted on or before March 18
-Plants delivered on Earth Day, April 22

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Important Dates
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
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4.7 MAC Attack Fun Run
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
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5.4 Japanese Garden Field Trip- 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Drivers Wanted… Depart 9:30, return 12:00 
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
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This week in…

MATH
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.
Individual and mixed games probability.
• Rolling the Dice

• Black Jack- 52 cards
• Coin Flip
• Spinner

Module 4: Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions
Objectives-
Lesson 20:Objective:  Convert mixed unit measurements, and solve multi-step word problems.
Lesson 21:Objective:  Explain the size of the product, and relate fraction and decimal equivalence to multiplying a fraction by 1.
Lesson 22:Objective:  Compare the size of the product to the size of the factors.
Lesson 23:Objective: Compare the size of the product to the size of the factors.

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Japanese Dialogue Practice
1. Dialogue page 39 pdf
おれは だれのですか。
1。ほん
2。くつ
3。かばん
4。ぼうし
5。プリン
6。ラッパ
7。ジュース
8。ボール
9。えんぴつ
2. Dialogue page 33 pdf
これは なんですか

review page 33 for Fridays quiz
れんしゅう
1。かさ
2。すいか
3。ねこ
4。ねこ
5。えんぴつ
6。ノート
7。でんわ
8。くつ
9。かき
10。ピアノ

SYSTEMS THINKING

• 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
pre-writing process

READING
Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963

WRITING
Past, present, and future scenario’s for 2041 Earth Day Play

SCIENCE
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

• Building plant guilds and synergy