3.7: March 9-13, 2020

IMPORTANT DATES
March
04: K-5 Taiko with Kazuyo Sensei of enTaiko, residency (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)
21: Glass Art with Kurumi, 10 a.m.
22: Earth Day, Fifth Grade Earth Day Chautauqua, 10:00 a.m..
27-30: State Testing practice Tests: Language Arts CAT & PT, Math CAT & PT
May
11-12: State Testing Language Arts CAT (9:00-10:30)
13-14: State Testing Language Arts PT (9:00-10:30)
15: PTSA Carnival
18-19: State Testing Math CAT (9:00-10:30)
20-21: State Testing Math CAT PT (9:00-10:30)
CAT- Computer Adapted Test, PT- Performance Task
30 Day Notice Testing Info/Opt Out Form PDF
22: Field of Fun Day
25: No School- Memorial Day
27: Japanese Garden Field Trip
28: Move Up Day (2:15)
28-29: State Testing Science (9:00-10:00)
June
4: School Picnic
5: Fifth Grade Chautauqua 9:30


This week in …
MATH
Module 5: Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area
Topic B: Volume and the Operations of Multiplication and Addition
Lesson 4 Objective:  Use multiplication to calculate volume.
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.

Khan Academy: Volume and the operations of multiplication and addition

SCIENCE/ENGINEERING
Harvesting wind
• windmill with pulley
• windmill with hydraulics
variables: blade weight, material, shape, position etc.
solarschoolhouse.org

READING
March’s Genre
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH!

-Non-Fiction- Informational
Women’s History Month


Out of My Mind
by Sharon M. Draper

Classroom Book Study:
A Different Mirror by Ronald Takaki
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

日本語

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

五十五
八十二
四十七
十六
三十三
九十一

Age Part 2

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