3.2: February 5-9, 2018

February is Black History Month

Important Dates:
Presidents Day, No School
Two Hour Late Opening
Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Read Across America Day
Two Hour Late Opening
Spring Break

Battle of the Books Schedule:

This is not an elimination round. The more points your team gets in this round robin will determine your place in the next round. All elementary battles take place at 9:00 a.m. in the Library.

Monday, Feb 5: The Book SSSSnAtchers  vs  The Winnie Poohs
Tuesday, Feb 6:  Meat Miners  vs  Crazy Roses
Wednesday, Feb 7:  Readicorns  vs  Brainless Hobos
Thursday, Feb 8:  Blue Baboons  vs  The Talking Turtle Tacos
Monday, Feb 12: The Book Pandas  vs  Bro Tatos
Tuesday, Feb 13: The Hillbilly Bananas  vs  The Reading Robins
Wednesday, Feb 14: Nuclear Fireballs  vs  Magnificent Moustaches

Module 4: Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions
Topic E: Multiplication of a fraction by a fraction

Lesson 17 Objective:  Relate decimal and fraction multiplication. Homework due Tuesday
Lesson 18 Objective:  Relate decimal and fraction multiplication. Homework due Wednesday
Lesson 19 Objective:  Convert measures involving whole numbers, and solve multi-step word problems. Homework due Thursday
Lesson 20 Objective:  Convert mixed unit measurements, and solve multi-step word problems. No math homework due friday

Khan Academy: Multiplication of a fraction by a fraction

Topic- Probability with two dice (odds as fractions, decimals, and percentages)










-Independent Reading
February’s Genre: Autobiography/Biography
Focus: Black History
Are you using your library card?

-Book Study
Genre: Non-Fiction History
A Different Mirror for Young Readers
by Ronald Takaki

  1. Introduction: My Story, Our Story
  2. Why a Different Mirror?
  3. Removing the “Savages”
  4. The Hidden Origins of Slavery

-Socratic Seminar
The Republic by Plato

Topic:  Imaginative- 25 years into the future (solutions oriented, positive future, the world you want to live in)
Warm up: Looking 25 years to the past
Inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s Spaceship Earth

Part 1:
Introduction- Strong lead, setting, thesis statement

Part 2:
Possible body paragraph topics:
What do we need to eliminate?
What do we need to create?
What do we need to improve?
Part 3:
Conclusion- call to action

Topic: Earth, Moon and Stars
-Scale model of solar system
-How does our solar system operate?
Focus: movement and gravity

にほんご 日本語:

yasashi nihongo
LESSON 1:watashi wa Anna desu.
LESSON 2: kore wa nandesuka.
LESSON 3: Toire wa doko desu ka.
LESSON 4: Tadaima.
LESSON 5: Sore wa watashi no takaramono desu.
LESSON 6: Denwabango wa nanban desu ka.

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