3.5: February 19-22, 2019

1976-present

Important Dates:
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 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.
Lesson 15 Objective:  Multiply non-unit fractions by non-unit fractions.
Lesson 16 Objective:  Solve word problems using tape diagrams and fraction-by-fraction multiplication.

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

4. The Hidden Origins of Slavery
5. The Road to the Reservation
6. Life in Slavery
7. The Flight from Ireland
8. The War Against Mexico

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
• legacy, continuation of the message so that it lives on


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 review  
3.6:  先  早 草 足 村       new

Kanji 1-80 with translation