3.6: February 25- March 1, 2019

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss!

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


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
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


Kyoto

日本語
漢字 1-70 Quiz on Friday, March 8
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