## 3.6: February 25- March 1, 2019

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
22: 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
27: 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 16 Objective:  Solve word problems using tape diagrams and fraction-by-fraction multiplication.
Lesson 17 Objective:  Relate decimal and fraction multiplication.
Lesson 18 Objective:  Relate decimal and fraction multiplication.
Lesson 19 Objective:  Convert measures involving whole numbers, and solve multi-step word problems.
Lesson 20 Objective:  Convert mixed unit measurements, and solve multi-step word problems.
Khan Academy: Multiplication of a fraction by a fraction

Enrichment: All four operations with fractions
• Math 24

SCIENCE
Magnetic Fields and Magnetism work stations
Magnetism inquiry

Exploring ecosystems (interdependent systems)
• Creating Connection Circles to define ecosystems and understand interdependence

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

February’s Topic: Autobiography/Biography of a positive change maker
Focus- Black History- February is black history month
Recommended Books:
• africanamericanhistorymonth.gov
March’s Topic: Nonfiction informational
Recommended Book topics:
History: Women’s History, Black History, Native American History
Science: Planets, Plants, Energy, Ecology
Geography: Japan, USA

Socratic Seminar
SELMA | THE BRIDGE TO THE BALLOT

WRITING

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

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      review
3.7:           年  八  new

new

Kanji 1-80 with translation