## 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:
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

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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
• 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

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

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:
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

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

Permaculture
Principles and Ethics PDF (Toby Hemenway)

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.