Winterhaven School 5th Grade Student Web Page (1.6)

Autumn_Colors__Kyoto__JapanCalendar/Upcoming Events:

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 have an ongoing need for disinfectant wipes to keep our desks clean and hand sanitizer.

Classroom topics for week beginning October 19, 2009:
Systems Thinking: We will be discussing the concepts interdependence and delay and archetypes Tragedy of the Commons and Limits to Growth/Success
Math: Investigation 1: Statistics, collecting and looking at data through line plots and bar graphs
Humanities: autobiographies- completing our rough drafts and beginning our revisions
Science: designing an investigation with catapults.
Japanese: Lesson 6 and lessons 1-5 review from text, practice song ue o muite arukou and hiragana song

Homework:
Math:
page 21, 2-12 required, 26-28 extra credit. Due Tuesday, October 20
page 20, problem 1.5, A-F required. Due Friday, October 23
Humanities: Spelling take home task #5, due Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Letter from the Lorax, due Thursday, October 22, 2009
Japanese: New vocabulary from lesson 6 of our text, plus 10 words from past tests will be included on the quiz.  がんばってね!
ひらがな六:
•    てがみ
•    おんがく
•    かぎ
•    たまご
•    にほんご
•    あさごはん
•    ふじさん
•    みず
•    ちず
•    かぞく
Practice for Friday’s test!

Systems Thinking: Bring in an article, object, or idea to put on the Thinking wall, due weekly

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