3.10: April 4-7, 2016

Important Dates:
APRIL
4.4 MAC Attack Sponsor Sheets Due
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

MAY
5.4 Japanese Garden Field Trip- 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Drivers Wanted… Depart 9:30, return 12:00
1. Fill out driver qualification form and return to Winterhaven’s office
2. Criminal Background Check Online
STATE TESTING SCHEDULE & OPT OUT FORMS
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
Unit 5: Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area
Lesson 1: 
Objective: Explore volume by building with and counting unit cubes.
Lesson 2: 
Objective: Find the volume of a right rectangular prism by packing with cubic units and counting.
Lesson 3: 
Objective: Compose and decompose right rectangular prisms using layers.

Writing
Earth Day Play and Presentation
Whole class writing activity
• Blocking
• Individual and Team Tasks

Reading
Watsons Go To Birmingham: 1963
Chapter 8, The Ultra-Glide!
Chapter 9, The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963
Chapter 10, Tangled Up in God’s Beard

Science
Permaculture- Planning and building healthy plant guilds (principles: start small and build on successobserve and interact, and a systems structure generates its behavior.)
Solar Cells:  Solar cars- increasing voltage and wattage, controlling watage, storing energy

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