## 2.7: January 16-19, 2018

Important Dates:
January
16:
Science Fair work Session, 3:00-5:00. (Optional)
Bring all your printed materials and put your board together in Mr. Dyer’s room
17:
Two Hour Late Opening
*25: Science Fair, 5:00-7:00
Science Fair2017.18 Pacing Schedule PDFInfo Link
Part 1: Question, hypothesis, background, due 12.8
Part 2: Materials list and procedures, due 12.15
Part 3: Data and observations, due 1.5
Part 4: Analysis and conclusions, due 1.12
Part 5: Board completed for judging, due 1.22
29: Teacher Planning Day, No School
February
19:
Presidents Day, No School
21:
Two Hour Late Opening

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Math

Engage NY Module 4Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions

Topic C: Multiplication of a whole number by a fraction
Lesson 6:
Objective:  Relate fractions as division to fraction of a set. No Homework

Lesson 7: Objective:  Multiply any whole number by a fraction using tape diagrams. No Homework

• Independent Reading for January: Battle of the Books/Free Choice Chapter Books
• Classroom Read Aloud: The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963
10. Tangled Up in God’s Beard
11. Bobo Brazil Meets the Sheik
12. That Dog Won’t Hunt No More
13. I Meet Winnie’s Evil Twin Brother, the Wool Pooh
• Socratic Seminar
Analysis of Martin Luther King Jr’s I Have A Dream Speech
– Constructing a persuasive argument using ethos, pathos, and logos

Writing
• Biography of a Plant (5 paragraph research paper) due January 18
1: Introduction: strong lead, personal connection or explanation of why you chose your plant, thesis statement
2-5: any order
-plant needs:
-plant yields:
5: Call to Action- What is your plan for your plant? Where will it go in our school garden ?

• Biography of a plant speeches Monday, January 22, 23, and 24 (10 per day, 1-3 minutes each)
Deliver a short 1-3 minute speech containing highlights from your written report. You may choose any part.

Geography
• National Parks (USA)
• Rivers and Lakes (USA)