4.2: April 18-22, 2016

Important Dates:
APRIL
4.20 Two-hour late opening
4.21 MAC Attack forms and pledges due
4.22 Earth Day- Fifth grade Earth Day performance, 11:00 a.m. parents welcome
4.22 Earth Day- 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. Background Verification Online click here
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 7: 
Objective:  Solve word problems involving the volume of rectangular prisms with whole number edge lengths.

Lesson 8: 
Objective:  Apply concepts and formulas of volume to design a sculpture using rectangular prisms within given parameters.

Lesson 9: 
Objective:  Apply concepts and formulas of volume to design a sculpture using rectangular prisms within given parameters.

Statistics using volume and area applied to Earth Day play

Writing
1. Earth Day Play
Whole class writing activity
• Blocking
• Individual and Team Tasks
2. Biography of a Plant research paper
• plant needs (i.e community)
• yields
• interesting facts

Reading
Watsons Go To Birmingham: 1963
Chapter 9, The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963
Chapter 10, Tangled Up in God’s Beard
Chapter 11, Bobo Brazil Meets the Sheik
Chapter 12, That Dog Won’t Hunt No More
Chapter 13, I Meet Winnie’s Evil Twin Brother: the Wool Pooh

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 wattage, storing energy

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