## 3.2: February 5-9, 2018

February is Black History Month

Important Dates:
February
19:
Presidents Day, No School
21:
Two Hour Late Opening
March
02:
Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Read Across America Day
21:
Two Hour Late Opening
26-30:
Spring Break

Battle of the Books Schedule:
ROUND ROBIN

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

THIS WEEK IN …
MATH
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

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

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

WRITING
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

SCIENCE
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：

かいわ
yasashi nihongo
LESSON 1：watashi wa Anna desu.
LESSON 2: kore wa nandesuka.
LESSON 3: Toire wa doko desu ka.