Winterhaven School 5th Grade Student Web Page (1.4)

Upcoming Events:
October
No School due to
statewide in-service day, Friday, October 9
2 hour late opening- Wednesday, October 21
November
No school due to end of first quarter teacher planning day, November 6
No school- Veterans’ Day, November 11
OMSI field trip- November 20 (subject to approval)
Conferences, after school on November 23 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. & all day on November 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m..
No School- Thanksgiving, November 25-27

Wish List: We need disinfectant wipes to keep our desks clean and hand sanitizer.

Classroom topics for week beginning October 5, 2009:
Systems Thinking: causal loops and BOTG’s from The Lorax.
Math: Investigation 4: Factorizations: Searching for Factor Strings-exponents, number strings, expanded notation, factorization and prime factorization
Humanities: autobiographies, pre-writing and rough draft
Science: pendulums and manipulating variables.
Japanese: Lesson 4, practice song ue o muite arukou and hiragana song

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Homework:
Math:
page 56, 4-14 required, 15-18 & 27-30 extra credit. Due Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Prime Time: Multiple-Choice Test, due October 7, 2009
Japanese:
Hiragana practice sheets 7-8. Prepare for Thursdays quiz by studying a little every day, the first eight columns of the hiragana chart will be tested. All new vocabulary from lesson 4 of our text, plus 10 words from past tests will be included on the quiz.  がんばってね!
1。あいうえお
2。かきくけこ
3。さしすせそ
4。たちうてと
5。なにぬねの
6。はひふへほ
7。まみむめも
8。らりるれろ
Practice for Thursday’s test!

Systems Thinking: Bring in an article to put on the Thinking wall

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