3.4: February 11-15, 2019

Selma to Birmingham. March 9, 1965

Important Dates:
February
18: No School- President’s Day
March
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
April
8: No School- End of Third Quarter/Teacher Planning Day
18: MAC Attack
21: Earth Day (Fifth grade in-school presentation, time TBA)
May
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
Drivers needed
24: Field Day
31: No School- Memorial Day
June
6: School PicNic
7: Big Chautauqua, 10:00-11:00


THIS WEEK IN …
MATH
Module 4: Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions 

Topic D: Fraction expressions and word problems
Lesson 10 Objective:  Compare and evaluate expressions with parentheses.
Lesson 11 Objective:  Solve and create fraction word problems involving addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
Lesson 12 Objective:  Solve and create fraction word problems involving addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
Khan Academy Topic D:  Fraction expressions and word problems

Topic E: Multiplication of a fraction by a fraction
Lesson 13: Objective: Multiplication of a Fraction by a Fraction
Lesson 14 Objective: Multiply unit fractions by non-unit fractions.
Khan Academy: Multiplication of a fraction by a fraction


Enrichment: Probability
• 2-dice game, and Yahtzee and decisions based on probability (likely, unlikely, odds as a fraction and decimal fraction.)
• 52 card game and theoretical decision making


SCIENCE
Magnetic Fields and Magnetism work stations
Magnetism inquiry


READING
A Different Mirror for Young Readers
by Ronald TakakiIntroduction: My Story, Our Story

Why a Different Mirror?
3. Removing the “Savages”
4. The Hidden Origins of Slavery

Independent Reading
February’s Topic: Autobiography/Biography of a positive change maker
Focus- Black History- February is black history month
Recommended Books:
• africanamericanhistorymonth.gov

Socratic Seminar
SELMA | THE BRIDGE TO THE BALLOT


WRITING

Poetry: Where I am from
templates

• Where I Am From (Linda Christensen)
• Template and Samples PDF
• GeorgeEllaLyon PDF
• Where I am From Examples PDF
• Where I am from Poem- Renee Watson PDF

Biography of a positive change maker
focus: Black History Month
Biography Outline (optional)
• influences and experiences
• message and plan
• positive impact on society


Fuyu no niwa

日本語
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  左  三 山  子 四 糸 字review
3.4:          上 森  review
3.5:    生   夕     川  new

Kanji 1-80 with translation

Nyuto Onzen, Akita Japan