## 3.5: February 26- March 2, 2018

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Important Dates:
March
02:
Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Read Across America Day
21:
Two Hour Late Opening
26-30:
Spring Break
April
12:
MAC ATTACK
13:
No School-Teacher Planning Day
18: Two Hour Late Opening
20: Fifth Grade Earth Day Performance, Time TBA (a.m. show only)
26: Author Renee Watson visits Winterhaven
May
*7-11: Smarter Balanced State Testing: Language Arts
16: Two Hour Late Opening
*21-23: Smarter Balanced Testing: Math
24: Field Trip: Japanese Gardens (Drivers wanted)
25: Field of Fun
28: No School- Memorial Day
* State testing opt out forms available upon request

Battle of the books schedule…
TBA

THIS WEEK IN…
MATH
Topic G
: Division of fractions and decimal fractions
Lesson 26 Objective:  Divide a unit fraction by a whole number. Homework due Tuesday
Lesson 27 Objective:  Solve problems involving fraction division. Homework due Wednesday
Lesson 28 Objective:  Write equations and word problems corresponding to tape and number line diagrams. Homework due Thursday
Lesson 29 Objective:  Connect division by a unit fraction to division by 1 tenth and 1 hundredth. No math homework due Friday

Khan Academy: Division of fractions and decimal fractions

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 Thursday, March 1

March’s Genre: Non Fiction Informational
Focus: Black History, Native American History, The Solar System, Ecology, Plants, Insects,…
Are you using your Multnomah County Library card?

-Book Study
Genre: Non-Fiction History
A Different Mirror for Young Readers
by Ronald Takaki
10.   The Japanese and “Money Trees”
11.   Jews Pushed from Russia
12.   Up From Mexico
13.   Blacks Arrive in Northern Cities
14.   World War II and America’s Ethnic Problems

-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.