3.4: February 20-23, 2018

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


Important Dates:
February

21:
Two Hour Late Opening
21: Author Visit: Renee Watson
Betty Before X $16.99, Piecing Me Together $17.99, This Side of Home $17.99 ($9.99 paperback)
Signed books available in the Library on Tuesday and Wednesday
March
02:
Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Read Across America Day
21:
Two Hour Late Opening
26-30:
Spring Break


Battle of the books schedule…

Friday 2/16 – The Talking Turtle Tacos vs The Winnie Poohs
Tuesday 2/20 – The Book SSSSnAtchers vs Crazy Roses
                       Blue Baboons vs Book Pandas
Thursday 2/22 – The Bro Tatos  vs The Brainless Hobos
Monday 2/26 – The Hillbilly Bananas vs The Reading Robins
Tuesday 2/27 –Magnificent Moustaches vs Nuclear Fire Balls
Wednesday 2/28 – Readicorns vs ??
Thursday 3/1 – Meat Miners vs ??
Monday 3/5 – ?? vs ??
Tuesday 3/6 –  ?? vs ??
Wednesday 3/7 – ?? vs ??
Thursday 3/8 – ?? vs ??
Wednesday 3/14 – ?? vs ??
Final Battle 2:30 in the Auditorium


THIS WEEK IN…
MATH
Topic G
: Division of fractions and decimal fractions 
Lesson 25 Objective:  Divide a whole number by a unit fraction. Homework due Wednesday  update, homework due Friday
Lesson 26 Objective:  Divide a unit fraction by a whole number. Homework due Tuesday, February 27
Lesson 27 Objective:  Solve problems involving fraction division. Homework due Wednesday, February 28

Khan Academy: Division of fractions and decimal fractions


WRITING

Author visit: Renee Watson
Betty Before X
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,  update, due Thursday, March 1


READING

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

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

9.    Dealing with the Indians
10.   The Japanese and “Money Trees”
11.   Jews Pushed from Russia
12.   Up From Mexico

-Socratic Seminar
March on Washington by Martin Luther King, JR


SCIENCE
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.
LESSON 4: Tadaima.
LESSON 5: Sore wa watashi no takaramono desu.
LESSON 6: Denwabango wa nanban desu ka.

KANJI:
3.1:   右  円 王 音 下