## 3.6: March 2-6, 2020

IMPORTANT DATES
March
02: Read Across America Dr. Seuss Day
04: K-5 Taiko with Kazuyo Sensei residency begins (3/4, 3/6, 3/9, 3/11, 3/13)
19: Variety Show, 6:30-8:00
23-27: No School: Spring Break
April
06: No School- End of Quarter Planning Day
17: Mac Attack (30 minute fun run for the arts)
22: Earth Day, Fifth Grade Earth Day Chautauqua
May
11-14: State Testing Language Arts (9:00-10:30)
18-21: State Testing Math (9:00-10:30)
Testing Info/Opt Out Form PDF
15: PTSA Carnival
22: Field of Fun Day
25: No School- Memorial Day
27: Japanese Garden Field Trip
28: Move Up Day (2:15)

This week in …
MATH
Module 5: Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area
Topic A: Concepts of Volume
Lesson 1 Concepts of Volume
Lesson 2 Objective:  Find the volume of a right rectangular prism by packing with cubic units and counting.
Lesson 3 Objective:  Compose and decompose right rectangular prisms using layers.

SCIENCE/ENGINEERING
How Solar Cells Work
Photovoltaic Systems
Solar Electricity Challenges
Wiring Practices:
• Simple circuits to motor
• Series circuit to motor
• Parallel circuit to motor
Measuring Volts, Amps, Watts V x A = W
Solar Altitude and Tilt angles
solarschoolhouse.org

March’s Genre
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH!

-Non-Fiction- Informational
Women’s History Month

Classroom Book Study:
A Different Mirror by Ronald Takaki
Chapter 6: Life in Slavery
Chapter 7: The Flight from Ireland
Chapter 8: The War Against Mexico
Chapter 9: From China to Gold Mountain
Chapter 10: Dealing with the Indians
Chapter 11: Japanese and “Money Trees”
Chapter 12: Jews Are Pushed from Russia

WRITING/SPEAKING

WRITING
Imaginative-

Topic: 25 years into a better future (kaizen 改善）
Designing the Future (ideas and things in 2045)

• eliminate
• improve
• create

HISTORY
We the People
What is a Constitutional Government?
Balance of Power- Branches of Government

Dialogue
A. これはペンですか。
B. はい、それはペンです。
A. それはほんですか。
B. いいえ、ほんでは　ありません。
Age part 1

Review:
すうじ　（numbers)
ごさい
さんじゅうさい
さんじゅうさんさい
ごじゅうろくさい
じゅういさい

Age Part 2