3.7: March 7-11, 2016


Fifth Grade Plant Sale
New Leaf Greenhouse
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

Important Dates
3.16 Two-hour late opening
3.18 Winterhaven Plant Sale order forms due
3.21-25 Spring Break
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
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

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.
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
Lesson 24: Objective: Solve word problems using fraction and decimal multiplication.
Lesson 25: Objective: Divide a whole number by a unit fraction.
Lesson 26: Objective: Divide a unit fraction by a whole number.
Lesson 27: Objective: Solve problems involving fraction division.

Japanese Dialogue Practice
1.Page 41 Dialogue絵PDF
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• Positive Change Project:
Ice-berg thinking posters- Understanding the system by looking for patterns and trends, and interdependence. Tools- BOTG’s and connection circles
We will present our posters next week
• The Lorax regeneration project- Small group innovation through iceberg thinking posters
Monday- Practice group poster presentations
Tuesday & Wednesday poster presentations followed by teacher and student feedback
• Class project- Writing a play for Earth Day
pre-writing process

Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963

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

New Green Team group assignments
Systems Ecology continued…
• Wednesday work day in the garden. Groups map out areas and plan Wednesday’s work day and future work days focusing on community needs and yields in their designs.