3.9 Winterhaven School 5th Grade Student Web Page (April 5- April 8)

Mr. Thompson’s 5th grade class has recently completed a mandala art
project. Their beautiful work is now on display at the Open Space Cafe
(2815 SE Holgate Blvd, formerly The Funky Door, www.openspacecafe.com)
No purchase required to gaze at the fine works of art!
Important Dates:
8- MAC Attack sponsor sheets returned to teachers
9- Teacher planning day- NO SCHOOL
12- OAKS Testing in reading, 9:00 -10:15 practice tests
13- OAKS Testing in math, 9:00- 10:15 practice tests
14- OAKS Testing in science, 9:00-10:15 practice tests
15- OAKS Testing in social studies, 9:00-10:15 practice tests
15- MAC Attack Run (2:15-3:00)
30- MAC Attack sponsor sheets and pledges collected
Current classroom topics
Bits and Pieces II-
Monday- 2.4 Designing Algorithms for Addition and Subtraction
Tuesday- Practice Addition and Subtraction of Fractions (Additional Practice)
Wednesday- Practice Addition and Subtraction of Fractions (Additional Practice)
Thursday- 3.1 How Much of the Pan Have We Sold?
Writing and Social Studies- Research Papers; pre-writing, rough draft, revising and editing, and final draft
Assigned Topics: Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Quartering Act, The Sons of Liberty, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, and The Shot Heard ‘Round the World.
Socratic Seminar- Food, Inc.
How ought we regulate what can and what cannot go into our food?
Energy- Infinite Potential
Lessons 1- 7:  Chapter 7 その りんごを みっつ ください。
Text: Bits and Pieces II
Due Tuesday, 2.4 19-27 required, 45-47, 50 extra credit
Due Wednesday, Online practice tests (you can print out at school if you do not have an internet connection)
Due Thursday, Online practice tests
Go to the Multnomah County Library web site and check out some books on your research topic
Multnomah County Library
Completed spelling packet #13 due Thursday

Japanese for Young People online: Review Chapters 1-6
Study chapter 7 for oral quiz on TUESDAY, APRIL 6
Dialogue modeled after page 81:
ア、このみかんは いくらですか。

ア、このりんごは いくらですか。

ア、このバナナは いくらですか。

ア、そのりんごは いくらですか。

ア、そのバナナは いくらですか。

ア、そのみかんは いくらですか。

ア、あのバナナは いくらですか。

ア、あのみかんは いくらですか。

ア、あのりんごは いくらですか。


Writing (optional):

  • Newspaper contributions are accepted weekly.  Make sure your final copy has been edited by a second person, saved to your google.docs account, and sent via email to your student editor.  Please send written text only to student editors. If you need to add a picture I, Mr. Thompson, can help you with that.
  • Present a research report during our morning chautauqua.  You can make a slide show using google.docs.
  • Create a file on google.docs and add your work to your writing folder titled “Writing 2009-2010″

Some ideas…

  • Inanimate object papers/Creative Writing
  • Haiku/Poetry
  • Book review/Summary
  • Sharing something you know well or recently learned/Informational Article
  • Systems Thinking connections you made/Interdependence
  • An important influence in your life/Biography
  • A memorable experience/Memoir
  • Anything you are passionate about

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