4.3: April 15-19, 2019

Important Dates:
April
15: MAC Attack sponsor forms due
18: MAC Attack Run, 2:00 p.m. for fifth graders
22: Earth Day Chautauqua (Fifth grade in-school presentation, time 11:00 a.m.)
May
1: MAC ATTACK Forms and sponsor $ due
6-10: State Testing Begins, Practice Tests for Math & Language Arts
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13-16: Smarter Balanced Language Arts: CAT & PT (9:00-10:30)
17: Winterhaven PTSA Carnival, 5:00-8:00
20-22: Smarter Balanced Math: CAT & PT (9:00-10:30)
23: Japanese Garden Field Trip, 10:00-12:30
Drivers needed
24: Field Day
27: No School- Memorial Day
28-29: State Science Test (9:00-10:30)
June
*Last day of school may change to June 12 to make up from May 8 Educator Walkout for school funding
Scenario One:
*10: School PicNic
*11: Big Chautauqua, 10:00-11:00, Scotties Pizza and a movie, Outdoor activity and countdown photo.
Scenario Two:
10: Big Chautauqua, 10:00-11:00, Scotties Pizza and a movie, Outdoor activity
11: School Picnic
12: Last Day of School


THIS WEEK IN …

MATH
Module 5: Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area
Topic B: Volume and the Operations of Multiplication and Addition
• Lesson 5 Objective:  Use multiplication to connect volume as packing with volume as filling.
• Lesson 6 Objective:  Find the total volume of solid figures composed of two non-overlapping rectangular prisms.
• Lesson 7 Objective:  Solve word problems involving the volume of rectangular prisms with whole number edge lengths.
• Lesson 8 Objective:  Apply concepts and formulas of volume to design a sculpture using rectangular prisms within given parameters.
• Lesson 9 Objective:  Apply concepts and formulas of volume to design a sculpture using rectangular prisms within given parameters.

Khan Academy: Volume and the operations of multiplication and addition

Enrichment: All four operations with fractions and decimal fractions
• Math 24


SCIENCE
Life Science: Ecosystems (interdependent systems)
• Lesson 4: How can we create a model of energy moving between organisms?
• Lesson 5: How does energy move between multiple groups of organisms?
• Lesson 6: Do dead organisms still have energy, and how do we know?
• Lesson 7: What happens to plant and animal material when it decomposes?

Winterhaven Food Forest
• Botanists- Plant assignments given to garden team members of food forest or native garden. Focus: plant needs (light, heat, moisture, shade, ground cover and soil pH) for blueberries, huckleberries, salalberries, sword ferns, Oregon grape.

Please donate a plant to our Food Forest or Native Bird and Bug Garden.
Some Plants we need: sword ferns, Oregon grape, salal, huckleberry, blueberry


SOCIAL STUDIES
Geography-
Getting to know your Atlas: Lessons 8-11
Reviewing Basic Skills:
– Location and Distance
– Reference and Thematic Maps
– Graphs and Special Maps

READING

World Without Fish-
by Mark Kurlansky

  • Introduction : being a brief outline of the problem
  • chapter 1. Being a short exposition about what could happen and how it would happen
  • chapter 2. Being the true story of how humans first began to fish and how fishing became in industry
  • chapter 3. Being the sad, cautionary tale of the orange roughy


Independent Reading
April’s Genre
-Science Fiction


WRITING

Poetry
Earth Day Poetry
• Where I am From stanza
• Haiku and Tanka


日本語
Friday’s Dialogue
REVIEW:
A:  __________ は えいご(日本語)で なんですか。
B: ___________です。

A:これ は なん ですか。
B:これ は  ___________です。

A:あなた の なまえ は なんですか。
B:わたし は __________です。

A:なん さい ですか。
B:____________さい です。

A:なん ねんせい ですか。
B:____________ねんせい です。
____________________________________________

NEW:

A: すきな たべもの は なん ですか。
B:_____が すき です。

A:すきな のみもの は なん ですか。
B:_____が すき です。

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3.2:   気  休     月 犬 見 review
3.3: 五 口  左  三 山  子 四 糸 review
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