3.1: January 23-25, 2019

Ruby Bridges being escorted to school by U.S. Marshals on Nov. 14, 1960.
William Frantz Elementary School,New Orleans.

Important Dates:
31: K-8 Science Fair- 5-7 p.m.
18: No School- President’s Day
1: Read Across America Celebrating Dr. Seuss’s (Birthday March 2)
11,13,18,20: Taiko with Kazuyo Ito of enTaiko
23-31: No School- Spring Break
8: No School- End of Third Quarter/Teacher Planning Day
18: MAC Attack
21: Earth Day (Fifth grade in-school presentation, times TBA)
1: State Testing Begins, Math, Language Arts, Science
Opt out information
17: Winterhaven PTSA Carnival, 5:00-8:00
23: Japanese Garden Field Trip, 10:00-12:30
24: Field Day
31: No School- Memorial Day
6: School PicNic
7: Big Chautauqua, 10:00-11:00

Module 4: Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions 

Topic A: Line plots of fraction measurements
Lesson 1 Objective:  Measure and compare pencil lengths to the nearest 1/2, 1/4, and 1/8 of an inch and analyze the data through line plots.
Khan Academy: Line plots of fraction measurements

Topic B: Fractions as division
Lesson 2 Objective: Interpret a fraction as division.
Lesson 3 Objective: Interpret a fraction as division.
Khan Academy:  Fractions as division

Science Fair
• Part 5 due on or before Monday, January 28, 2019

Putting it all together…

Display board completed and turned in for judging.

Display Board Directions

SCIENCE FAIR JUDGING Monday January 28 through Wednesday January 30 

SCIENCE FAIR Thursday, January 31, 2019, 5:00-7:00 p.m.


The Watsons Go to Birmingham- 1963
by Christopher Paul Curtis 

Chapter 10: Tangled Up in God’s Beard
Chapter 11: Babo Brazil Meets the Shiek
Chapter 12: That Dog Won’t Hunt No More

Independent Reading
February’s Topic: Autobiography/Biography of a positive change maker
Focus- Black History- February is black history month

Socratic Seminar
I Have A Dream speech & Letter from Birmingham Jail
What was Dr. Kings message?


Biography of a positive change maker
• influences and experiences
• message and plan
• positive impact on society

漢字 1-30 Quiz on February 1
3.1:   右  円 王 音 下   貝 review
3.2:   気  休     月 犬 見 review
3.3: 五 口 後  左  三 山  子 四 糸 字 new

• 一 one 右 right 雨 rain 円 yen, circle 王 king 音 sound 下 under 火 fire花 flower 貝 clam.
• 学 learn 気 air, spirit 休 rest 玉 ball 金 gold 九 nine 空 sky 月 moon 犬 dog見 look.
• 五 five 口 mouth 校 school 左 left 三 three 山 mountain 子 child 四 four糸 thread 字 letter.
• 耳 ear 七 seven 車 car 手 hand 十 ten 出 out 女 woman 小 small 上 up 森 forest

Lesson 16 – Families Part 1
The topic covered is one’s own and other’s families. Writing practice covers the hiragana: な、に、ぬ、ね、の、ん.