3.3: February 12-16, 2018

Garden Wish List:
Perennials: blueberries, huckleberries, salal, sword ferns, lavender
Herbs: basil, thyme,
Groundcover: crimson clover, strawberries

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

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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

• EngageNY: Module 4: Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions
Topic F: Multiplication with fractions and decimals as scaling and word problems 

Lesson 21 Objective:  Explain the size of the product, and relate fraction and decimal equivalence to multiplying a fraction by 1. Homework due Tuesday
Lesson 22 Objective:  Compare the size of the product to the size of the factors. Homework due Wednesday
Lesson 23 Objective: Compare the size of the product to the size of the factors. Homework due Thursday
Lesson 24 Objective:  Solve word problems using fraction and decimal multiplication. No Homework due
• Khan Academy: Multiplication with fractions and decimals as scaling and word problems

• Enrichment:
Topic- Probability with two dice (odds as fractions, decimals, and percentages)
Create a game using 2 dice and fair scoring based on roll probability









-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
  5. Road to the Reservation
  6. Life in Slavery
  7. The Flight From Ireland
  8. The War Against Mexico

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

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

Final Draft due Monday, February 26

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

Principles and Ethics PDF (Toby Hemenway)

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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